Sequel Rights

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial!

About the show

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial! Hosted by Elizabeth Geli, Justin Kamps, and Tyler Hymanson. Reach us at, @sequelrights on Twitter, and

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Ep 134 - Herbie Goes Bananas (GUEST: Thomas Vu)

    Episode  |  April 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    1980, banana, cloris leachman, comedy, disney, family, franchise, frank de vol, friend, harvey corman, herbie, herbie goes bananas, love boat, love bug, mexico, ocho, paco, panama, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, puerto vallarta, sequel, stunts, thomas vu, volkswagen, vw, walt disney

    It's time for the wacky, crazy, totally bananas adventures of Paco & Ocho! You'll never find a better friendship between boy & car than in this week's episode on Herbie Goes Bananas. Special guest Thomas Vu returns to give us some inside info on the stunts in the film and a bananas new venture of his own!

  • Ep 133 - Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (GUEST: Alex Reif)

    Episode  |  April 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    1977, alex reif, comedy, dean jones, disney, don knotts, family, frank de vol, guest, herbie, herbie goes to monte carlo, jim douglas, julie sommars, lancia, laughing place, love bug, monte carlo, race, racing, romance, vincent mceveety, volkswagen, vw, writer

    Herbie leaves the US behind this week in Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo! Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, Tyler, and special guest Alex Reif (Writer for Laughing Place) as they watch Herbie try to use his signature Love Bug charms on a beautiful blue Lancia.

  • Ep 132 - Herbie Rides Again

    Episode  |  April 1st, 2020  |  57 mins 28 secs
    1974, 53, alonzo hawk, comedy, disney, family, firehouse, flubber, franchise, helen hayes, herbie, herbie rides again, keenan wynn, ken berry, nicole, nightmare, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, real estate, romantic, san francisco, sequel, stefanie powers, volkswagen, vw, walt disney

    Herbie's back with a brand cast of characters including one stolen from a whole different franchise. Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler as they begin to question the sentience of every single inanimate object in Herbie Rides Again!

  • Ep 131 - The Love Bug (GUEST: Gabriel Nathan)

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2020  |  58 mins 52 secs
    1963, 1968, awareness, beetle, buddy hackett, comedy, david tomlinson, dean jones, disney, family, franchise, gabriel nathan, george bruns, guest, help, herbie, hippies, love, mental health, michelle lee, oc87 recovery diaries, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, prevention, racing, romantic, sports, suicide, the love bug, volkswagon, vw

    Beep Beep! Here comes Herbie the Love Bug and a brand new franchise!! This week we're joined by very special guest, Gabriel Nathan, to talk about 1968's The Love Bug and his work as an advocate for suicide awareness and mental health.

  • Ep 130 - Highlander: The Search for Vengeance

    Episode  |  March 18th, 2020  |  59 mins 17 secs
    2007, action, animation, animatrix, anime, colin, dub, dvd, franchise, future, highlander, immortal, japanese, macleod, new york, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, scotland, sequel, sword, swordfighting, the search for vengeance, virus, vod, voice acting, yoshiaki kawajiri

    We never thought that we'd be discussing an anime version of Highlander when this all started, but here we are!! It's time for your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler to take one final animated trip into the Highlander series with 2007's Highlander: The Search for Vengeance.

  • Ep 129 - Highlander: The Source

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2020  |  58 mins 25 secs
    2007, action, adrian paul, baby, cannibals, davis, duncan, fantasy, franchise, guardian, highlander, immortal, joe, mac, methos, panzer, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, scifi, sequel, sword, the source

    The live-action Highlander films come to an end this week with Highlander: The Source. Your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler, much like the immortals they've been discussing each week, are left to wonder 'what exactly is The Source?!', for the rest of eternity!

  • Ep 128 - Highlander: Endgame (GUEST: Daniel Freedman)

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    2000, action, adrian paul, christopher lambert, comics, confirmed, connor, daniel freedman, dark horse, drama, duncan, endgame, fantasy, franchise, guest, highlander, highlands, history, image, immortal, kill, love, macleod, podcast, podcasting, podcasts, podernfamily, sanctuary, sci-fi, scotland, sequel, undying love, watcher, writing

    Finally, an event that's been 14 years in the making, the culmination of so many reboots, reshoots, and retcons we can't even count anymore...Highlander: Endgame is upon us!! Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, Tyler, and special guest Image/Dark Horse Comics writer Daniel Freedman as they choose sides in the battle between two "true brothers!"

  • Ep 127 - Highlander: The Series (GUEST: Kyle Garabedian)

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    action, adrian paul, christopher lambert, connor macleod, duende, duncan macleod, episode, fantasy, gathering, gaumont, guest, highlander, highlander rewatched, highlander the series, kyle garabedian, methos, pilot, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, quickening, recap, review, rewatchers, seacouver, season, stan kirsch, syndication, television, tv, valkyrie, vancouver

    This week, special guest Kyle Garabedian from the Highlander Rewatched podcast joins your hosts Justin, Eliz and Tyler for a quick stop at Highlander: The Series before heading back to the feature films. Can the television show answer all our burning questions about the Highlander mythology and finally set things straight?! Tune in to find out!

  • Ep 126 - Highlander: The Final Dimension (GUEST: Jordan Kamps)

    Episode  |  February 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    1995, action, christopher lambert, cinemax, conflict, conner macleod, deborah unger, dimension, dr feelgood, fantasy, franchise, gathering, guest, highlander, highlander 3, illusion, japan, japanese, jordan kamps, macleod, magician, mako, marakesh, mario van peebles, new york, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, quickening, scotland, sequel, skinemax, sorcerer, sword, the final dimension, trilogy

    This week it's back to Scotland, er...Japan, errr...New York. Highlander: The Final Dimension takes your hosts Justin, Eliz, Tyler and special guest Jordan Kamps almost everywhere but an entirely new dimension. THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE!!

  • Ep 125 - Dragonheart: Vengeance (GUEST: Matthew Feitshans)

    Episode  |  February 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    2020, drago, dragon, dragonheart, gareth, guest, helena bonham carter, ice, interview, jack kane, jerry goldsmith, joseph millson, mark mckenzie, matthew feitshans, netflix, podcast, podcastin, podernfamily, raffaela de laurentis, screenwriting, sean connery, sequel, siveth, universal 1440, uphe, vengeance

    This week we take a break from head-chopping immortals and travel back to dragon territory! Special guest Matthew Feitshans, the screenwriter for Dragonheart: Vengenance, joins us to talk about the brand new entry in the Dragonheart franchise and where things could head from here!!

  • Ep 124 - Highlander II: The Quickening (GUEST: Josh Briggs)

    Episode  |  February 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins
    1991, action, alien, amazing grace, bagpipes, christopher lambert, director's cut, dragonheart, dystopia, fantasy, highlander, highlander 2, immortal, john c mcginley, michael ironside, old man, ozone, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, pretty girl, russel mulcahy, scifi, scotland, sean connery, sequel, shield, starship troopers, sun, sword, the quickening, time travel, virginia madsen, william tell overture

    Not to be outdone, Highlander II: The Quickening has stepped in to up the insanity in SO MANY different ways. Join your hosts, Justin, Eliz, Tyler and returning guest Josh Briggs as they try to make sense of what some critics referred to as the worst film ever made.

  • Ep 123 - Highlander (GUEST: Jonathan Melville)

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 27 mins
    1986, action, author, balance, cannon, christopher lambert, clancy brown, fantasy, franchise, guest, haggis, highlander, immortal, interview, jonathan melville, one, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, russell mulcahy, scotland, scottish, sean connery, sword

    There can be only one!! Your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler embark on a fantastical journey through the Highlander series with the 1986 original that started it all. Author Jonathan Melville returns to talk about his upcoming book on the film.

  • Ep 122 - Bad Boys For Life

    Episode  |  January 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2020, adil and bilall, bad boys, bad boys for life, black eyed peas, cops, dj khalid, franchise, j balvin, joe carnahan, joe pantoliano, kate del castillo, lorne balfe, martin lawrence, mexico, miami, michael bay, nicky jam, ost, paola nunez, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, ritmo, sequel, soundtrack, trilogy, will smith

    17 years later and the Bad Boys are back! Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprise their iconic roles in the brand new Bad Boys For Life. Can a pair of new directors breathe new life into this franchise?! Tune in to find out!

  • Ep 121 - Bad Boys II (GUEST: Joseph Butler)

    Episode  |  January 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins
    2003, action, army, bad boys, bad boys for life, bad boys ii, bayhem, comedy, cops, dea, drugs, explosion, gabrielle union, joe pantoliano, martin lawrence, miami, michael bay, michael shannon, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, rats, sequel, undercover, will smith

    Bad Boys For Life is out in a couple days, but first we need to talk Bad Boys II. Join your hosts, Justin, Eliz, and Tyler, as well as special guest Joseph Butler, as they talk about all they Bayhem they can handle with Bad Boys II.

  • Ep 120 - Bad Boys (GUEST: Iwari)

    Episode  |  January 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    1995, 2020, 90s, action, bad boys, buddy, comedy, cops, drugs, explosions, franchise, guest, guns, hip hop, iwari, jerry bruckheimer, martin lawrence, miami, michael bay, podcast, podcasting, rap, sequel, soundtrack, tea leoni, will smith

    It's 2020 and Sequel Rights is back for another year! Join your hosts, Justin, Eliz, Tyler and special guest musician Iwari as they start a brand new year of sequels with the Will Smith & Martin Lawrence action hit Bad Boys.

  • Ep 119 - Jingle All The Way 2

    Episode  |  December 18th, 2019  |  52 mins 9 secs
    bear, christmas, daughter, family, fight, franchise, gifts, harrison, holiday, jingle all the way, jingle all the way 2, larry the cable guy, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, presents, santa, santino, sequel, shopping, stepdad, talking bear, toy, toys, tree, wwe

    This week we're ready to git r done and finish out the year with Jingle All The Way 2 starring Larry The Cable Guy. We promise you, you've never seen "so many bears!!"

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