It's THE favourite episode for both of us, and Bike presents our ultimate podcasting challenge - can we make it through without a flood of tears??

We worship Bluey musical genius Joff Bush (and Beethoven also gets a mention), aspire to Bandit's hands-off approach to persistence, and wonder how our determination (or lack thereof) in childhood shaped our adult lives.  

It's a free-wheeling episode through big Mary's church, little Kate's next-door paddock, and across a series of bitumen surfaces good for learner cyclists - come along for the ride!  

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive on every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Sure Scorsese and Seinfeld tell a decent story, but have you people seen Takeaway?? There's so many reasons this episode is a masterpiece - we hope we can remember to mention them all! (And Mary does remember to mention Aussie film of the nearly-same-name Take Away - has anyone ever seen this?? Should we bother?!) 

Plus we debate the merits of spring rolls, wonder what "Chutney Chimp" might be referring to, and question whether we can be "yes parents" without civilisation crumbling around us. 

Anyway, praise be that UberEats hasn't muscled out this our little takeaway joint just yet - or this epic tale might never have been told.   

Finally, big welcome to new listeners who have found us via this week's Green Guide story - big thanks to fellow Bluey fan (and Gotta Be Done listener!) Peter Wells for the chat!

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive on every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

We've all been there (but some more recently than others, go Kate!) - managing that drunk friend drunkenly on a drunken night out. Yet again, wrangling toddlers is not so different to your carefree 20s - and The Sleepover is cross-over proof!

Underslept Muffin has (equally underslept?!) Mary and Kate stumbling down memory lane, while hoping our little people never drop their day sleep. Plenty of coping mechanisms in this episode though - we've both been putting Chilli's "no you won't!" to work! 

Plus, classic hits of the 80s, 90s and the baroque period, how to dump your kids on unsuspecting family members, and more! (insert Bingo-bloke voice) Gotta Be Done, babe!   

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive on every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

It takes us a while to get to the actual episode this week, because damn, talking about equitable division of household labour is hard! And that's pretty much what Mums and Dads is about, Mary reckons (and with her bloke succumbed to man flu for the past five weeks, don't even get her started...)

Kate has a different perspective though - is this ep actually about stepping out on your spouse? (And does that make Calypso whoever it is that hosts Wife Swap Australia??) Luckily Indy and Rusty are set to discover the grass isn't always greener - but the plastic at the bottom of the sandpit might be!

Plus we rejoice in the revelations from Bluey creator Joe Brumm's public letter, wonder if Bluey should get a guernsey in the Australian Women's Weekly Birthday Cake Book, and tell it straight to grandparents obsessed with predicting their grandkids' careers. So much going on - can it be the weekend now, please?!

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive on every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

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