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Steve brings the case against his best friend Scott. Years ago, Scott introduced Steve to a love of hockey, by inviting him to professional games and teaching him how to play. Steve went on to play in a local rec league, but Scott quit playing entirely. Now Steve wants his friend to get back into the sport and play one last season with him.
Should Scott get back out on the ice, or continue to watch from the stands? Only one man can decide.
This week's episode title suggested by Nick Marritz! Thank you!
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Rachael brings the case against her boyfriend Anton. Rachael believes that psychics with real spiritual gifts do exist, and wants Anton to visit one with her. Anton is "an unshakeable realist" and says all psychics are faking it, and are just in it for the cash.
Should Anton give psychics a chance? Only one man can decide (with the assistance of expert witness Carrie PoppyTfor!)
This week's episode title suggested by Aurora Hannigan! Thank you!
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Dana brings the case against his friend Brendan. Several years ago, Brendan started a Hulk parody twitter account, and he used Dana's real name in the Twitter handle. Brendan says the account is funny; Dana says it's bordering on impersonation. Who's right? Who's wrong?
Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse clear out the docket with gusto, answering questions about pickle relish, Pee-wee, apartment tours, and the difference between Jim Varney and Verne Troyer.
Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse tackle the reuse of ziptop bags, sleeping in jeans, Luddites, and creative work in today's docket clearing. Plus, Judge Hodgman admits to some monstrous behavior.
Leesa brings the case against her husband Matt. Matt has accumulated a large collection of socks. He began with solid colors, and has now expanded to fancier patterned socks. Leesa says the collection has gotten out of hand, and wants Matt to cull the herd. Matt says the socks are useful and aesthetically pleasing, and wants to continue to acquire socks at his present rate.Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.
Monte will be camping out on the Old Courthouse Lawn in Northampton, MA next week, March 4th and 5th, to raise $50,000 for The Cancer Connection. Pitch in starting March 4th and help him meet that goal before he freezes while camping out in his tent! Find a link to donate here.
And thanks to Alberto Zuniga for this week's case name!
This week, our live show from SF Sketchfest, including "Justice in Thirty Minutes or Less", "Spit Decision" and music from John Vanderslice and A-1.
Thank you to Mike Newman for this week's case name!
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Judge Hodgman weighs in on loud popcorn eating, anniversaries, fedoras, and selects the best drawings of his proposed Double-Ended Unicycle.
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Thanks to Josh Beck for this week's episode title (and his amazing unicycle design).
Julia brings the case against her husband Sean. Sean likes to keep the house neat and clean. He insists that all guests remove their shoes before entering the house. Julia says the guest's comfort is paramount, and that they shouldn't have to take off their shoes if they don't want to. Who's right? Who's wrong?
Thanks to Kiesha Jenkins-Duffy for this week's case name!
Submitted by Julia
Photos of the house and mudroom
Josh brings the case against his partner Melanie. They recently moved in together and share a house with Josh's aging cat. Josh says the cat is like family to him, and should be afforded certain privileges and comforts. Melanie insists that the cat is not a family member, and that Josh's coddling has to stop. Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.
Thanks to Tessa Klettl-Keller for this week's case name!