Episode 41 – Pretty Woman

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Episode 41 - Pretty Woman

It took 41 episodes, but we did it, we finally did it. This week, Mike and Laura are looking at their first tradition RomCom with Pretty Woman! It is the biggest box office success of any romantic comedy ever, but does it really stand the test of time. Does the “Hooker with a Heart of Gold” trope get stale real fast when looked at under a modern gaze? Or is the charm of Julia Roberts enough to draw us in? Let’s listen and find out!

Release Date: March 23, 1990

Directed by:
Garry Marshall

Julia Roberts
Richard Gere
Jason Alexander
Héctor Elizondo

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