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Game that succeeded the [[backflip]], suggested by long-term listener and first-time emailer James - improve a film's title by removing the last letter.
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Game that succeeded the [[backflip]] - and a sequel of sorts to the [[Misprint game]] - this was suggested by long-term listener and first-time emailer James. The aim is to improve a film's title by removing the last letter.
  
 
James himself suggested:
 
James himself suggested:
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* Spiderma
 
* Spiderma
 
* Superma
 
* Superma
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The week after, a listener named John noted that four films on release that day worked:
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* I Love You Ma
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* Goo
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* Before I Forge
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* [[Alastair Campbell|In The Loo]]

Revision as of 10:44, 2 October 2017

Game that succeeded the backflip - and a sequel of sorts to the Misprint game - this was suggested by long-term listener and first-time emailer James. The aim is to improve a film's title by removing the last letter.

James himself suggested:

Colin Murray, the stand-in Simon Mayo when James submitted the game, then suggested:

  • Escape To Victor - "they all try to locate Richard Wilson's house"
  • Jaw - "he would have been totally ineffective if he only had one jaw"
  • Grumpy Old Me - "which would probably sum up a lot of us around here"

Andrew Collins, that week's stand-in Mark Kermode, brought in:

  • Apocalypse No
  • Watch Me - "it's a film about me, and you have to watch it."
  • Hallowee
  • Earthquak - "my favourite disaster movie with a duck theme"
  • 30 - "just 30 Spartans"

Listener suggestions then included:

James King submitted a trio of movies about a mother with extraordinary powers:

  • Batma
  • Spiderma
  • Superma

The week after, a listener named John noted that four films on release that day worked: