Toucher & Hardy

Toucher & Hardy

The tenth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise, Fast X, raked in $68 Million at the box office opening weekend.  

On Monday’s Toucher & Rich program, Rich and Wallach try to explain to Fred—who does not keep up with the franchise—what Fast & Furious is all about! 

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  • Fred: So, there’s this new movie out that I’m told is both fast and furious.  

    Rich: Fast X.  

    Fred: Fast X? Is this the 10th in the franchise? 

    Rich: Well, hang on. Is it the 10th in the franchise? Or is it the 11th? Because you’ve got to, of course, put in Hobbs and Shaw. 

    Fred: So, I saw an interesting article, I didn’t read it, but the headline was, “When did Fast & Furious become a sci-fi thing?” 

    Rich: When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson left. When the Rock left, the quality went down.  

  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

    Positive opinion: 73%
    Negative opinion: 6%
    Neutral opinion: 16%
    Have heard of: 95%
    Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has his hand in movies, TV, books, a clothing line, and of course raising his kids. Johnson got his start as a professional football player-turned-wrestler (where he earned the moniker, “The Rock”). After achieving the heights of the WWE, Johnson turned to movies and television where he has amazed crowds with his gigantic muscles in “The Fast and Furious” series and his show “Ballers.” On the charity side, Johnson founded the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation to help terminally ill children.

  • Wallach: He’s in four of them. He came in for Fast Five and was in the sixth, seventh, and eighth movies.  

    Fred: Are they still robbing trucks?  

    Rich: No, they work for the government.  

    Wallach: They actually got to outer space now, man.  

  • Rich: Well, they go to space in the ninth movie, and you’re like, alright, what are we doing here? 

    Fred: They go to outer space? 

    Rich: In one movie, the Rock was driving on ice, had a missile launched towards him, grabbed it, and pushed it in a different direction to blow up a tank.  

  • Rich: For some reason, I was able to accept that. But driving a car in outer space was like, alright, this is crazy.  

    There was a scene where the Rock was in a cast, and he’s in the hospital. His whole arm is in a cast. He’s watching TV with his daughter, and sees a news story where he’s like, “I’ve got to be there.” 

    His daughter asks where he’s going, he just says, “Daddy’s got to go to work.” Then he flexes his bicep, and the whole cast flies off his arm.  

  • Fred: I mean, the man lifts a lot of weight. 

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