What Makes A Good Sequel? – Episode 040

June 18, 2015

MediaCarnivoresCoverWhy are so many sequels so much worse than the original? Why do they retread the same group? Brent and Erik visit (revisit?) sequels and look at the “rules” that make the great ones great.

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Brent Hartinger
Erik Hanberg

Links Mentioned This Episode

Media Carnivores Patreon Campaign
Brent’s Rules for Writing a Good Sequel

Media Consumed This Episode

The Iron Harvest (Book II of The Lattice Trilogy, coming fall 2015)
Toy Story (1, 2, 3)
Die Hard (1, 2, 3, 4)
Alien (and Aliens)
Babe (and Babe 2)
Star Wars series
Indiana Jones series
Harry Potter series
Twilight series
The Dresden Files series
Dalziel and Pascoe mystery series

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