THE LAST OF US (HBOMax, S01E02) and STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH (Disney+, S02E04)

Welcome to HEROES & DROIDS, your guide to movies and TV shows about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we will discuss the theatrical films and streaming delights you care about most!

Joining your host Doc Rotten tonight are The SLATTMAN, Christopher Slattery, International Cosplay Queen, Vanessa, and Award-winning Filmmaker, Christopher G. Moore.


  • Avatar: The Way of Water hits 2 BILLION.
  • TRON 3 is on “track” at Disney.
  • Violent Night 2 is coming our way.
  • Mandolorian Season 3 Trailer has landed – let’s talk.


THE BAD BATCH Season Two Episode 4 “Faster” January 18, 2023

Directors: Steward Lee, Brad Rau
Writers: Dave Filoni, Jennifer Corbett, George Lucas (based on ‘Star Wars’ and characters created by)
Cast: Dee Bradley Baker, Michelle Ang, Ernie Hudson, Ben Schwartz, Rhea Perlman

THE LAST OF US Season One Episode 2 “Infected” January 22, 2023

Director: Craig Mazin
Writers: Neil Druckmann(based on the PlayStation Studios videogame written by), Craig Mazin(created for television by)
Cast: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Anna Torv

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.