Marco Polo S02E06: Serpent’s Terms

David, HeatherAdam, and Vincent get a little crazy, hook up with a gypsy dancer, talk vengeance and get in trouble with our commanding officer as we cover Episode Six from Season 2 of Marco Polo.

 

Serpent’s Terms

Kaidu arrives in Cambulac

Khutulun’s birth

The mysterious figure

Jingim and Marco have a moment

Byamba and the chain of command

Marco and Shoreh

Nayan and Ling Ling

Shabkana and Sorghagtani

Kokachin is losing it

Winners and Losers

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo S02E05: Lullaby

David, HeatherAdam, and Vincent get demoted, turn down the crown, participate in a pegging, have their doppelgangers return and have… a very questionable tryst in a bordello?  Join us as we cover one of the weirder episodes yet of Netflix’s Marco Polo.

 

Lullaby

The bombings by the Chinese Rebels

Byamba’s demotion

Khutulun has no interest in being Khan

Chabi and Kokachin’s secret gets out

Return of the real Blue Princess

Marco begins to suspect Ahmad

Hundred Eyes and the Handmaiden meet again (sort of)

Ahmad’s origin story

Was that his mom?

Winners and Losers

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo S02E04: Let God’s Work Begin

David, HeatherAdam, and Vincent hang out in a cave, fall into a delirium, and reminisce about the songs they were taught in the 90s.

 

Let God’s Work Begin

Meeting the Pope

The return of Niccolo

Nayan’s dilemma

The stable boy’s widow and child

Did Kokachin want Jingam to return safe?

Cousin Orus

Ahmad almost gives the game away

Kaidu and Kublai’s reconciliation interruptus

Kokachin and Byamba split up

Winners and Losers

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo S02E03: Measure Against the Linchpin

David, HeatherAdam, and Vincent sit down to a nice bowl of gore and wrestle a monster man in celebration of Episode 3 of Marco Polo Season 2!

 

Measure Against the Linchpin

The reaction to Kublai’s decision

Mei Lin and the Handmaiden

Chabi’s solution for Kokachin

Jingam enters the ring

Orus and Khutulun attack on the Prince

Marco, the Khan and the wolf

Winners and Losers

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo S02E02: Hug

David, HeatherAdam, and Vincent get up close and snuggly in Kublai’s warm embrace as they review the shocking second episode of Season 2!

 

Hug

Marco and Mei Lin’s journey home

The Blue Princess’ troubles

Ahmed is a little tied up right now

Kaidu’s Politicking

Prince Nayan

Lunch with the Khan

Kublai and the boy

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo S02E01: Hunter and the Sable Weaver

David, Adam, and Vincent set some birds on fire and kick off our Episode by Episode recap of Marco Polo Season Two!

 

Hunter and the Sable Weaver

Vincent’s thoughts on Season One

Flashback to young Kublai

Jingim and Kokachin’s wedding

Byamba and Kaidu’s message to Kublai

Where we find Marco

Marco and Mei Lin’s mission

Who won and who lost this episode

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Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes

Heather returns and is joined by Dylan Clark-Moore from the NetFlakes Podcast to discuss the one-off special, One Hundred Eyes with David and Adam that chronicles the origins of the fan-favorite introduced in Season 1 of Netflix’s period drama, Marco Polo

 

One Hundred Eyes

Dylan’s knowledge of the series so far

David, Heather and Adam look back at Season 1 six months later

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The fight scene we didn’t get to see

How does Kublai come off here compared to the show

Is the blind monk archetype realistic?

What we thought of young Jingim

Would the special get Dylan to go back and watch the first season?

Who was the target audience for the special?

What other Netflix Original character would you like to see in their own special?

 

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Intro Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Outro Music: Moon Woman Spirit by Jack White

NetFreaks Podcast Episode 4: Marco Polo – Ep 8 “Rendering”, Ep 9 “Prisoners” and Ep 10 “The Heavenly and the Primal”

David, Heather and Adam wrap up their review of Netflix’s period drama, Marco Polo!  We share our thoughts on the series as a whole, and make predictions of what’s to come in Season 2.

 

Episode 8: Rendering

Sisters are doin’ it for themselves!

Heather answers the question “Did the Mongols really boil people down?”

David can’t get anyone to join Team Sidao

 

Episode 9: Prisoners

Khan screaming “Khaaaaaaaaaaaan!”

Adam talks about the use of gunpowder during this period

Is this the best episode of the series?

 

Episode 10: The Heavenly and the Primal

Or was the finale the best episode of the series?

Our review of the climactic battle

We award the first Tod Browning Award for Series MVP, which actors really made an impression on us, and what we see happening in Season 2!

 

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Intro Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Outro Music: Moon Woman Spirit by Jack White

NetFreaks Podcast Episode 3: Marco Polo – Ep 6 “White Moon” and Ep 7 “The Scholar’s Pen”

David, Heather and Adam imagine what it would be like to go to High School Mongol-style, we get some information on the White Moon festival, the friction between Kublai and Kaidu’s families and David switches sides.

 

Episode 6: White Moon 

A new perspective on the Blue Princess

Heather’s BFF got trampled by horses, David’s hot for teacher, and Adam dons a Lucha Libre mask to impress his high school crush.

The gang theorizes on who was behind Kublai’s assassination attempt

 

Episode 7: The Scholar’s Pen

Free Mei Lin!

David joins Team Sidao

Heather crane kicks Adam’s theory on the Hundred Eyes-Jia Sidao fight

 

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Intro Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Outro Music: Moon Woman Spirit by Jack White

NetFreaks Podcast Episode 2: Marco Polo – Ep 3 “Feast”, Ep 4 “The Fourth Step” and Ep 5 “Hashshashin”

David, Heather and Adam fall for Khutulun, really start to hate Jia Sidao and “hash” out their differences regarding Episode Five.

 

Episode Three: Feast

In what areas have our hosts attained ‘Kung Fu’?

Has flossing ever been more fun?

Did Khutulun and Marco go all the way?

 

Episode Four: The Fourth Step

Are we warming up to Jingim?

What animal would you leave in a pouch for your ex to find?

The Chancellor Strikes Back

 

Episode Five: Hashashin

Adam comes clean on his ninja snobbery

Detectives Polo and Byamba aren’t very subtle

Worst episode of the series so far?

 

For more information on Mongol History, we recommend Dan Carlin’s excellent Hardcore History Podcast Series‘Wrath of the Khans’

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Intro Music: Extreme Parkour by Alex Grey

Outro Music: Moon Woman Spirit by Jack White

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