The Best Show with Tom Scharpling

Marc Maron talks on his third season of Maron on IFC and then some, Sheldon Jennings calls in for Toby Jennings, Tom asks who the luckiest person alive is, we meet Avalanche Bob 33, and MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Brett Gelman and Jason Woliner!

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An amazing conversation with the amazing MOLLY SHANNON, Alder Lansingdon talks about his tribute band booking agency, callers suggest ways to Mold Tommy, and more! A fun one!

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One On One with Gary The Squirrel is a free and open interview show with today's leading entertainers, politicians and news makers. There's only one rule when it comes to Gary... there are no rules! This week's guest is Andy Kindler.

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Tom does The Best Show from Los Angeles with an all-star panel! Jon Daly curses a few times, Lisa Jane Persky talks about Bea Arthur, Nick Thorburn gives Tom a present, Mikal Cronin discusses his new album, Rebecca Sugar talks about why she hired Tom for STEVEN UNIVERSE and Ian Jones-Quartey talks about Cal Tech! A fun one!

And a SLIGHT WARNING: there is some PG-13 language used in this one!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Chad Gufton, session drummer from Pepperbridge!

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Jake Fogelnest swings by the studio, Tom searches for the worst celebrity iPod and 80's Rick checks in! Plus, a brand new sound collage!

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the April 14th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Julie Klausner, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, and Jason Gore.

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Tom welcomes Julie Klausner as his first in-studio guest! Thaddeus in Old Bridge checks in, stupid achievements are reviewed and the Top 100 Fictional Characters of All Time list is revised!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with John Oliver!

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Tom runs down the definitive list of the Top 100 Fictional Characters of ALL TIME with the help of Paul Scheer, Pip From West Newbridge, and a cavalcade of Best Show callers!

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the March 31st 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne.

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Matt Walsh calls in to talk about the upcoming season of VEEP, Bruce Springsteen checks in to discuss the Bee Gees, the return of the Sound Collage and more!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Darren from work calls Tom to talk about the Newbridge Comedy Festival.

Originally recorded on 2/4/14.

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The Best Show does a show from Los Angeles! Joe Mande, Lisa Jane Persky, Gabe Delahaye, Gary The Squirrel, & Carl The Engineer all stop by!

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the March 16th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and artist Scott Teplin.
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Tom talks to Ellie Kemper about UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT and THE OFFICE, Zachary Brimstead calls in to talk about his new band, and the debut of Bowling Alley Confessions!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Tom gets a call from Junior League baseball player Mark 'The Arm' Rample."
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Tom & John Oliver talk Last Week Tonight, the Mets, & the unfortunate voice of David Beckham. Bryce calls in to talk all things Dead. Tom lays down the law regarding bad calls.

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The hilarious KRISTEN SCHAAL talks about The Last Man On Earth and Bob's Burgers, Philly Boy Roy reveals that he's secret friends with The Boss, the debut of "The Wheel Of Crystal" and more!

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 24th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Terre T, AP Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne.

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Jerry Ferrara from Entourage calls in & discusses podcasting, fixing the Knicks, & sandwiches. Thor from Newbridge Heights plugs his podcast, Elevator Shame.

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 17th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Kristen Bartlett.

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Ty Monroe calls to discuss being in jail, Tom tells a mortifying Patti Smith story that leads to the topic "I Wish I Could Take That Back", Coop tells an Uber story and more!

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The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 10th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Marcia Neumeier.

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Brett Gelman & Jason Woliner check in to talk about the latest Dinner With Brett Gelman special. A call from Skip, Tom’s Mailcarrier. A hashtag is revealed AND MORE!

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The Return of Spike! Tom chats with Gregg Turkington & Tim Heidecker from Adult Swim's ON CINEMA! Darren From Work talks about the Newbridge Comedy Awards.

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Tom makes a big announcement! Chad Gufton in Pepperbridge leaves a voicemail. Tom asks the listeners to help identify the one untagged song in his iTunes.

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Tom pays tribute to his father & speaks with Mark “The Arm” Rample about grunge & baseball. Tom also talks about Billy Joel & the deletion of M*A*S*H. 

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The Best Show crew sits in for Tom and plays some of the great moments in the history of show, both the past and current incarnations. Captain Sully Sullenberger! Tom vs Billy Crystal! AP Mike vs Gary the Squirrel! Plus, highlights from the past three weeks!

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Tom's brother Ron calls in to discuss his new podcast and recount his pro football career! Tom tells the story of getting robbed at Ikea and wonders if he's getting dumber! Big plans for 2015, a call from AC Newman and more!

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It's the first ever Best Show Holiday Show. Philly Boy Roy calls to recap how his year went and to recite "Twas The Night Before Christmas Future Philly Style." Tom talks about Ringo Starr, Gary the Squirrel sings a song to AP Mike, Andy Kindler checks in and so much more!

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The long wait is over and The Best Show is back! Matthew Tompkins calls in to welcome Tom back! Kurt Vile checks in! Gary the Squirrel discusses his one-squirrel show and more!

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It's all coming back. Tom's back. Jon's back. Gary's back. Mike's back. The callers are back. Newbridge is back! The Best Show is back and it's coming to get you! Listen live, Tuesday nights at thebestshow.net or subscribe here to this podcast and listen whenever you want. Get ready. Chumps are about to be steamrolled. 

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