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MentalCast: The Best of 2016


It's that time of year again. We push aside all the bad to focus on the good parts of the last year, with the top twenty moments of 2016. Starring Michael Riley, Chelsea Tarkington, Billy Carter, Dane Forgione, Jace D. Ace, Jeremy Garcia, Mark Gledhill, Adam Winkelmann, Adam Bednarczyk, Ricardo Arredondo, Michael Silvestri and Michelle Light. (MP3 download)

MVGLive: The Typing of the Dead


Sonic Adventure failed to save our game, so instead, we dig deep into the Dreamcast library for three games from the systems time: The Typing of the Dead, Mortal Kombat Gold and Sonic Shuffle. Starring Michael Riley, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Michelle Light and Adam Bednarczyk. Aired live on December 21, 2016.

MVGLive: Demo Disc Saturday III


The demo discs return. We play through four PlayStation 1 demo discs, featuring games such as Crash Bash, Tekken 3, Gran Turismo and much more. Starring Michael Riley, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on December 17, 2016.

MVGLive: NES A2Z, Night 6


We return to the lengthy NES library for such "classics" as Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Back to the Future, Baby Boomer and more. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on December 15, 2016.

MVGLive: Top 25 Moments of 2016


It's finally here! It's the best of the best, the greatest moments of the last 365 days, and even more so, because we've decided to include moments from the short-lived reboot of Geek Juice Gaming Live!, which ran from November of 2015 through February of 2016. It's an hour of sheer hilarity. Enjoy!

MVGLive: Super Meat Boy


Meaty! We begin one of the hardest platformers this side of the millennium, Super Meat Boy! Also played is Turbo Dismount. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Pat Sullivan, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on December 12, 2016.

MVGLive: Portal


Now you're thinking with portals. On this episode, we play one of the most beloved games of the past ten years, Portal. Also featured are bonus NES A2Z segments, including a full playthrough of Astyanax. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller and Adam Bednarczyk, featuring Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on December 7, 2016; NES A2Z aired live on December 6, 2016.

MVGLive: 8BitBoy, Night 2


It's a hard game, folks. Mike spends a lot of time on one boss in this night of 8BitBoy! Also featured is bonus footage of a post-PPV Quiplash 2 game night featuring the cast of Slam!. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Michelle Light and Adam Bednarczyk, featuring Travis Schaeffer, Josh Richardson and Laura Daniel. Aired live on December 5, 2016. Bonus segment taped on December 4, 2016.

Slam!: TLC 2016 Wrapup


It's the last time that we'll ever see this location, as the gang talks about matches involving three different kinds of weapons, plus a hole in AJ's tights. Starring Michael Riley, Josh Richardson, Travis Schaeffer and Laura Daniel. Taped on December 4, 2016.

MVGLive: 8BitBoy


We venture back into the land of 8-bit, as we traverse the icicles and grab our berries for more 8BitBoy. Also featured are bonus segments of NES A2Z. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo, with a special appearance by Jace D. Ace. Aired live on November 30, 2016. NES A2Z segments aired live on November 29, 2016.

Mental Television: Boy


When the rain decides to come, the WTF crew must decide what to do about their potential exploraition. Also, more bad anti-jokes. Starring Michael Riley, Travis Schaeffer and Darren Cheek, with Laura Daniel, Brittany Miller, Chris Hobbs and Will Smith. Production code MT-7x07.

MVGLive: Jazzpunk


It's Mike's birthday and, because DKC3 broke, it's Jazzpunk! Also featured are bonus NES A2Z videos, including Arkista's Ring. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo, with a special appearance by Ashley Miller. Aired live on November 24, 2016. NES A2Z taped on November 22, 2016.

MVGLive: Where In The USA Is Carmen Sandiego? Night 2


We're back to sleuthing around the country trying to find a woman in a red trenchcoat and fedora. It's more Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego?. Also featured are bonus NES A2Z videos. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Brody Brennick, Jeremy Garcia, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on November 16, 2016. NES A2Z aired live on November 15, 2016.

MVGLive: Jackbox w/Travis & Laura from WTF Files


It's a special night and time as we welcome Travis & Laura from WTF Files in studio to play some Jackbox! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Adam Winkelmann, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Michelle Light, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo, with special guests Travis Schaeffer and Laura Daniel. Aired live on November 13, 2016.

MVGLive: Saturday Night Quiplash 2


It's Saturday night and I didn't have a clue where to go, so I picked up my heels and tottered down to the stream for some Quiplash! Also played is Trivia Murder Party. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Chelsea Tarkington, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Michelle Light, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on November 12, 2016.

MVGLive: Donkey Kong Country 3


They're finally here, performing for you. It's the often-overlooked and definitely underrated SNES gem Donkey Kong Country 3! Also played is 8BitBoy, plus bonus NES A2Z videos. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill and Adam Bednarczyk. Aired live on November 9, 2016. Bonus NES A2Z aired live on November 8, 2016.

MVGLive: Where In The USA Is Carmen Sandiego?


Where is Carmen, where is she? She's right here, as we play more of Where In The USA Is Carmen Sandiego?, as well as Oh...Sir!! The Insult Simulator. This episode also features bonus NES A2Z videos. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill and Adam Bednarczyk. Aired live on November 2, 2016. Bonus segments aired live on November 1, 2016.

MVGDead: Trivia Murder Party, Night 2


It's the final night of MVGDead for 2016, and we're playing more Trivia Murder Party, as well as more Quiplash 2 and Guesspionage, along with bonus playings of each! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Michelle Light, Adam Winkelmann and Ricardo Arredondo, with special appearances by Mark Gledhill and Jeremy Garcia. Aired live on October 26, 2016. Bonus segments aired live on October 22, 2016 and October 25, 2016.

MVGDead: Trivia Murder Party


The Jackbox Party Pack 3 has been released, and we're doing some Trivia Murder Party! Also played are Tee K.O. and Quiplash 2, as well as bonus segments of Quiplash 2, Guesspionage and Trivia Murder Party. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Michelle Light and Adam Bednarczyk, with special appearances by Billy Carter, Adam Winkelmann and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on October 19, 2016.

MVGDead: Heretic, Night 2


The heresy continues as we work our way through Heretic. Also played is Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego? and two bonus segments of Drawful 2. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill and Adam Bednarczyk, with a special appearance by Jeremy Garcia. Aired live on October 12, 2016. Bonus videos recorded on October 11, 2016.

MVGDead: Heretic


Saddle up your serpents and ride. It's the predecessor to Hexen, but from the team that brought you Doom. It's Heretic! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill and Adam Bednarczyk. Aired live on October 7, 2016.

Slam!: Bound For Glory 2016 Wrapup


If you're a fan of TNA, you probably shouldn't watch this video. We torture ourselves with WCW Lite's biggest pay-per-view of the year, Bound For Glory. Starring Michael Riley, Josh Richardson, Travis Schaeffer and Laura Daniel. Taped on October 2, 2016.

MVGLive: Mario Kart Double Dash!!


Get ready to double dash! Double down on the Mario Kart and Mario Party experience as we play the GameCube Mario Kart game, as well as the sixth installment of the party franchise. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Ashley Miller, Adam Bednarczyk, Ricardo Arredondo and Joseph Gottschlich. Aired live on September 16, 2016.

Mental Television: Where Are You


The investigation of Devil's Backbone continues to get stranger and stranger as the night goes on. Also, more anti-humor from the crew. Starring Michael Riley, Travis Scaheffer and Darren Cheek, with Laura Daniel, Brittany Miller, Mackenzi Minor and Will Smith. Production code MT-7x04.

MentalCast: 9-Year Anniversary Show


It's a celebration like no other. Tonight, the cast of the MentalCast comes together to shirk the news and stories for four back-to-back episodes of Match Game! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Adam Bednarczyk, Michelle Light, Adam Winkelmann, Michael Silvestri and Cyan Nyde. Aired live on September 13, 2016.

WTF Files: Park It


After exploring a few places, including a multi-level parking garage, the crew finds something incredible and inexplicable from the camera audio. Starring Travis Schaeffer, Laura Daniel, Michael Riley and Wes Smith.

MVGLive: TimeSplitters Future Perfect


It's time to split! It's the 2005 GameCube version of TimeSplitters: Future Perfect. This time around, we stop a train with a 60's spy and explore a haunted house with a 90's girl wearing a short skirt and a "SLUT" T-shirt. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Adam Bednarczyk, Joseph Gottschlich and Anna Cuff. Aired live on September 7, 2016.

MVGLive: WWE WrestleMania XIX


It's Labor Day weekend, and what a better way to celebrate than by murdering construction workers! It's WWE WrestleMania XIX. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Adam Bednarczyk, Ricardo Arredondo, Joseph Gottschlich and Anna Cuff.

MVGLive: Mario Party 5


The Mario Party rolls on as we move into the fifth game in the franchise, Mario Party 5. Also played is McPixel. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Adam Bednarczyk, Ricardo Arredondo and Joseph Gottschlich. Aired live on August 24, 2016.

MVGLive: Mario Party 4


A bonus Monday show? We NEVER do a Monday show! Well, this one is a superstream, and we're playing Mario Party 4 and McPixel! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Ricardo Arredondo and Joseph Gottschlich. Aired live on August 22, 2016.

MVGLive: Mortal Kombat Deception, Night 3


It's a bonus Saturday show as we finish Mortal Kombat: Deception's Konquest Mode. Also played is Conception II and McPixel. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Chelsea Tarkington, Jace D. Ace, Tiffany Starr, Adam Bednarczyk, Ricardo Arredondo and Joseph Gottschlich. Aired live on August 20, 2016.

MVGLive Classic: Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels


We go classic with the earliest episode available on the interwebs! Tonight, Mike plays two Super Mario Bros. games and the SNES version of Wolfenstein. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Chelsea Tarkington, Jillian Zurawski, Mike Robinson, Alex Jowski and Tyler Gonzalez. Originally aired April 30, 2013.

WrestleRiffs: Andre's Always Drunk


This week, Mark Gledhill joins Mike and Bill for news such as why Paige hasn't been on television, what new titles are coming and a double-header riff. Starring Michael Riley, Billy Carter and Mark Gledhill.

Audio-only this week due to time constraints. Videos of this episode's riffed matches are after the cut.


MVGLive: NES A2Z, Night 5


The fifth night of our adventure into the NES library from A to Z features games such as After Burner, Alfred Chicken, Alien 3 and much more. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Joseph Gottschlich, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on August 3, 2016.

MVGLive: NES A2Z, Night 4


Included in tonight's NES extravaganza is The Adventures of Dino Riki, The Adventures of Gilligan's Island, Adventures of Lolo, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends and more. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Rick Terrasi, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo.

Slam!: Raw #1210 Wrapup


Mike is joined by Dane, Mark, Joseph and Adam to talk about the August 1 edition of Raw, and how much of a dissapointment it was following last week's amazing show. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Joseph Gottschlich and Adam Bednarczyk. Taped on August 1, 2016.

Slam!: SmackDown #884 Wrapup


Mike is joined by the cast of WrestleRiffs and MentalCast to discuss the first SmackDown of the new era, and whether or not it was better than Raw. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Jace D. Ace, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo. Taped on July 26, 2016.

Slam!: Raw #1209 Wrapup


Mike does his first unscripted solo Slam to give his thoughts about the new era of Raw, including thoughts on the new logo, the new set, the new look and feel, and the matches. Starring Michael Riley. Taped on July 25, 2016.

Slam!: Battleground 2016 Wrapup


The kids are back, mofo. It's the triumphant return of Slam, just in time for the second anniversary of our wrapup shows. Find out what we thought of Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens nearly killing each other, plus the triple threat and the future of the brands. Starring Michael Riley, Josh Richardson and Travis Schaeffer. Taped on July 24, 2016.

MVGLive: NES A2Z, Night 2


Scheduled this week on Mike's quest to play every NES game in alphabetical order are "720º" (1989), "'89 Dennō Kyūsei Uranai" (1988), "8 Eyes" (1988), "Aa Yakyū Jinsei Icchokusen" (1992) and "Abadox: The Deadly Inner War" (1989). Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo.

MVGLive: NES A2Z, Night 1


This is going to be a massive undertaking. Mike will play through every NES game in alphabetical order, playing each game without cheating outside of the game (i.e., emulation tricks, Gameshark, etc.). This week, Mike tackles the first eight games in the NES library. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Adam Bednarczyk and Ricardo Arredondo.

MVGLive: Drawful 2


It's here! The sequel to the Jackbox Party Pack standout has been released and we're playing it with custom prompts! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Jeremy Garcia, Ashley Miller and Michelle Light. Aired live on July 2, 2016.

WTF Files: Mirror, Mirror


When they get a distress call from a resident who abandoned their house because they believe it's haunted, it's up to the WTF Crew to find out if there's any activity. Starring Travis Schaeffer, Laura Daniel, Michael Riley, Darren Cheek and Kevin Rauenhorst.

You Can't Be Serious!: Show #334


Tonight's games include Press Conference, Oscar-Winning Moment, Film & Theater Styles, World's Worst, Show Stopping Number and Irish Drinking Song. Starring Adam Bednarczyk, Adam Winkelmann, Billy Carter and Chelsea Tarkington. Hosted by Michael Riley. Production code YCBS-3x17; taped on March 12, 2016. (YouTube)

WrestleRiffs: The Macmilitant


Rick subs in for Dane and brings a special guest to the show as we talk about the latest NXT TakeOver show, Hogan's last laugh at Gawker and more. Plus, a riff of an old match between The Sheik and Abdullah the Butcher. Starring Michael Riley, Billy Carter, Rick Terrasi and Sergio Toro.

WrestleRiffs: Steph's Soft Split


The brand split is happening this summer and we cover news about it, including where Cena and Reigns will end up, what titles are going where and who will be running it. Also, we riff another bloody BJW match featuring Abdullah Kobayashi. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione and Billy Carter.

MVGLive: Doom (2016), Night 2


The DOOM continues on this, the day of reckoning. It's more of the remake of the 1992 classic FPS. Also played is Quiplash. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Ashley Miller, Michelle Light, Adam Winkelmann and Adam Bednarczyk. Aired live on May 18, 2016.

MVGLive: Doom (2016)


It can't wait any longer... the bowels of Hell await. For the first time ever, Mike gives his genuine first reactions to the brand-new DOOM. Also played is Quiplash. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Chelsea Tarkington and Michelle Light. Aired live on May 15, 2016.

MVGLive: WWE 2K16


Well, we tried to play some WWE 2K16, anyway. It was fun while it lasted. But, hey, we got some Quiplash in! And we play some Cards Against Humanity, too! Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Mark Gledhill, Melanie Ritter, Adam Bednarczyk, JosepH Gottschlich and Ricardo Arredondo. Aired live on May 5, 2016.

MVGLive: Super Mario 64 Chaos Edition


This year marks the 20th anniversary of Mario 64, but we've played that game already. Therefore, let's mess it up by playing the infamous Chaos Edition! Also played are Drawful, Lie Swatter, Fibbage and Cards Against Humanity. Starring Michael Riley, Dane Forgione, Billy Carter, Mark Gledhill, Jeremy Garcia, Michelle Light and Adam Winkelmann. Aired live on May 4, 2016.

Mental Television: Life


The crew is at Devil's Backbone for a night of chills and thrills. Starring Michael Riley, Travis Schaeffer, Bradley Jones, Josh Richardson and Darren Cheek, featuring Laura Daniel, Christopher Hobbs, Mackenzi Minor and Patricia Stover. Production code MT-6x03.

MentalCast: Episode #419


This is the theme to Garry's show. We talk about Garry Shandling's passing, as well as the box office bloop that was Batman v. Superman, and Microsoft's A.I. failure. Starring Michael Riley, Chelsea Tarkington, Jace D. Ace and Adam Winkelmann.

The Joker's Wild: Tournament of Champions 2015, Night 1


The first-ever tournament of champions gets under way with the first round matches. First, Chelsea Tarkington takes on Mark Gledhill, then Billy Carter faces Ashley Miller, followed by the first loser's bracket match. Hosted by Michael Riley. Production code JW-1x20; taped on July 7, 2015.

WrestleRiffs: Make Like a Brand and Split


With both Dane and Billy out of action, Mike calls in some backup from Jace D. Ace and Melanie Ritter for talk about WrestleMania, more injuries and Hall of Fame news. Starring Michael Riley, Jace D. Ace and Melanie Ritter.

Bret Hart vs. Yokozuna - WWE World Heavyweight Championship (WrestleMania IX, 4 April 1993)