E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – A Perspective Review

The Night Sky has always held wonder. Stars in every conceivable corner. Flickers of light that not everyone can explain. The potential of there being something OTHER – than “US” out there. The concepts and sights make the mind reel. When I as 12, I SAW my first alien – albeit on a silver screen but – there – it – was. In 1982, Director Steven Speilberg took us on a journey that continues to transport viewers – old AND new, to highs, feelings and memories that trip the night fantastic. This – is the Perspective Review of Steven Spielberg’s ET: The Extraterrestrial – 1982 – a look back at 40 years of imagination – via WhatCopsWatch.Com – on The 2GuysTalking Podcast Network…


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Links from This Episode

— The Negotiator (1999) Perspective Review: http://2GuysTalking.Com/Negotiator

— The Raiders of the Lost Ark Perspective Review: https://2GuysTalking.com/Raiders (Part 1 & Part 2)

— The Original STAR WARS Perspective Review: http://2GuysTalking.Com/StarWars

— Buy ET Soundtrack now and HELP THE PODCASTERS! https://amzn.to/3Q6SkKQ

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— Conspiracy Agents: It Takes More Than One to Make the Case: http://ConspiracyAgents.Com

— Minority Report Perspective Review: http://2GuysTalking.Com/MinorityReport

— Cally Banham via The Web: https://www.callybanham.com/

— The E.T.: The Extra-Terrestial Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qg5It20sHQk

— Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL: https://www.simon.com/mall/woodfield-mall

— 15 Things You May Not Know About E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: https://tilt.goombastomp.com/film/et-the-extra-terrestrial-15-things-you-may-not-know-about-steven-spielbergs-masterpiece/

— The BoxOfficeMojo.Com Info on E.T.: https://www.boxofficemojo.com/release/rl995132929/

— Dungeons & Dragons Information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeons_%26_Dragons

— The Controversial History of Dungeons & Dragons: 

— The History of Dungeons & Dragons: https://bookriot.com/when-was-dungeons-and-dragons-invented/

— More Dungeons & Dragons Conspiracies (via Wikipedia): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeons_%26_Dragons_controversies

— The Backyard Scene from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXJJI784zTA

— View All of the Firearms Inside ET: The Extra-Terrestrial (via The Internet Firearms Database): https://www.imfdb.org/wiki/E.T.:_The_Extra-Terrestrial

— View All of the vehicles Showcased Inside ET:: The Extra-Terrestrial (via the Internet Cars Database): https://www.imcdb.org/movie_83866-ET-the-Extra-Terrestrial.html

— John Williams & Steven Spielberg Discuss The Music of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: The music of ET: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ5WxSh9Amo&t

— Conspiracy Theories About “The Keyman” in E.T.: https://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/aibvh1/theories_on_keyes_in_et_the_extraterrestrial/

— Steven Spielberg Visits with Drew Barrymore 40 Years Later: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2Md59EhcEA

— What is LARPing? https://whatnerd.com/what-is-larping/

— Lake Winnegegosh: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Winnibigoshish

— The Explorer Program (Co-Ed Boy Scouts of America): https://joinexploring.org/

— The True History of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (and their Pieces): https://www.mashed.com/247571/the-true-origin-story-of-reeses-peanut-butter-cups/

— The Controversy of Reese’s Vs. M&Ms: https://culinarylore.com/food-history:reeses-pieces-instead-of-m-and-ms-in-et/

— How to Use Google Translate on Your Smartphone/Device: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reByRERtHWA

— Back to the Future Perspective Review: http://2guystalking.com/BackToTheFuture

— The Back to the Future Exposition Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-77xulkB_U

— The Back to the Future II Exposition Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqcSLlXcXoU

— The History of Surveillance In America: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/brief-history-surveillance-america-180968399/

— Shotgun Mic Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFiieL_shOI

— ET Touching Fingers with Elliot Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGA_uH0-n28

— FLIGHT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvbUkBG0yrc

— The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: https://www.slso.org/

— English Horn/Oboe Player Cally Banham Via the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: https://www.slso.org/en/musicians-slso/orchestra/cally-banham/

— Listen to Cally Banham on The English Horn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujIcVc7-8QQ

Visit English Horn Player Cally Banham’s Website: https://www.callybanham.com/

— The Englsh Horn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8gratdijk8

— What Does an English Horn Sound Like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QppmRB6uJBU

— When can YOU go experience the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra play the Music as YOU watch the film? https://www.slso.org/films

— The 10 Best John Williams Scores (from Variety Magazine): https://variety.com/lists/best-john-williams-music-scores-ranked/

— 15 Essential John Williams Scores from Motion Pictures: https://ew.com/movies/best-john-williams-scores-ranked/

— The History of The Speak & Spell: https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-a-speak-and-spell-1992413

— What to Do If Your Child is Missing: https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/isyourchildmissing

— What Scientific American says “We Should Do” if an Alien arrives on Earth: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-should-we-do-if-extraterrestrials-show-up/

— The History of DNA: https://the-dna-universe.com/2020/11/02/a-journey-through-the-history-of-dna-sequencing/

— The History of ET’s Communicator: https://www.childrensmuseum.org/blog/the-story-behind-the-et-communicator

— Rick Beato Explains “The Greatest Minute of Music” in History (from ET): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OucCVk-Z4Mk

— Acoustica’s Mixcraft Recording Software: https://acoustica.com/mixcraft

— Raycon Earbuds: https://rayconglobal.com/collections/earbuds

— The Voice Farm Voiceover Academy & Service: https://voicefarmers.com/

— Learn All About The Asogians (The name of ET’s Alien Race): https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Asogian/Legends

— What are the Different Types of Astronaut Suits? https://starlust.org/what-are-the-different-types-of-astronaut-suits/

— The Making of ET: The Extra-Terrestrial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ985Ox41Ek

— A Look at the Original Animatronics of ET – NOW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45ekjBB4jbg

— A Comparison: The Effects of ET Then (1982) Vs. The 2002 Refit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8ptI8Ba1h4&t

— Honoring Eimbaldi’s Legacy (from ET): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hifYnkG87xk

— The Original ET: The Extra Terrestrial Merchandise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvyEdvMJfpE

— Even More ET Merchandise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G04xEol2YCI

— ET: The video Game for the Atari 2600: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.T._the_Extra-Terrestrial_(video_game)

— The Documentary That Tells the Tale of ET: The Video Game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03oC6-zPZHQ

— “Baffling” ET Merchandise: https://www.toplessrobot.com/2008/10/the_10_most_bafflingly_horrible_pieces_of_et_merch.php

— Re-constructing ET: 37 Years Later… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZQuXlALyaI

— ET: The Holiday Reunion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gptokzlnb5Q

— 40th Anniversary ET Merchandise: https://wdwnt.com/2022/08/e-t-the-extra-terrestrial-40th-merchandise/

— All About ET: https://www.shmoop.com/study-guides/movie/et-the-extra-terrestrial

— Movie Facts You Didn’t Know from ET: The Extra-Terrestrial: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/56256/20-things-you-might-not-know-about-et-extra-terrestrial


Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode:

— What Do YOU Remember was the Cost for Movie Tickets to See E.T. – in 1982? Tell us now?

— Where DID YOU SEE ET: The Extra-Terrestrial? Tell us now?

— How Much Money did YOU think ET has Made over the years? Tell us now?

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— what kind of Bus Stop experiences did YOU have? Tell us now?

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— What did YOu think was good about ET: The Extra-Terrestrial? Tell us now?

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Mike Wilkerson - Content Generator & Creator of The 2GuysTalking Podcast NetworkMike Wilkerson: Mike Wilkerson is a former certified Sign Language Interpreter for the Deaf, now Marketing Automation Director and Professional Podcaster has been hosting, producing, concepting and enhancing podcasts for 18 years. While his interests are definitively pop culture-based, the bottom line is: It’s ALL About Perspective. Whether it’s being captured inside of one of Mike’s Podcast Capture Studios (based in St. Louis) inside the coming-soon “Micro Audio Podcast Capture Studios” (MPACS) or via The Podcast Bug: A 1974 custom Superbeetle with a recording studio built inside of it – Podcasting is Captured  Perspective. Be sure to contact Mike with questions about podcasting, about the many programs he hosts or about the other programs that populate The 2GuysTalking Podcast Network.

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