So, Mary went to Brisbane. You might not be as excited about that as she was, but luckily Bluey's Brisbane duo Lou and Justin were just as excited! 

And while this crossover is not quite a Bluey tour of Brisbane - as Lou points out, not many Bluey episodes happen at night! - it's a comprehensive tour of three Bluey-obsessed heads, via plenty of places in Brisbane that everyone should want to go! Oh, actually on location under the Story Bridge on the banks of the Brisbane River! 

(We love Justin and Lou, and they've got a great back catalogue of fun eps focused on different Brisbane suburbs, plus interviews with Joe Brumm, Joff Bush, Dave McCormack, Dan Brumm and more. So dive in and binge the Bluey love - and don't forget to follow Bluey's Brisbane on Facebook and Insta too!) 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

First things first, when is the right time to teach your kids anything - and is it too late for Kate and Mary to chess master it up?

Gotta Be Done dives into the Breneness of looking after hearts, and the Unicorsiness of low-key undermining of your partner's efforts. 

Plus, the woodwork carving out a place in Bluey fans' hearts! Enjoy (and please remember you're not dead, you're at a pool party!)

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

Big belts, big heroes of Australian comedy, big plumber's crack - Tradies delivers plenty of big Bluey moments!

Mary and Kate explain tradies, sparkies and chippies for the non-Aussie audience, and find Brene moments in talking to your enemies with defences down. Also ice cream, and the Australian feel-good drama waiting to happen (Leigh Sales, call Gotta Be Done!)

Plus, the extremely confusing Blueyverse timeline of the fish pond, from Stumpfest and beyond - nice lawn, Bandit! 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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's the Bluey episode that started in the gutter, but now all of us are looking up at the double rainbows. 

Rain has so much meaning for Kate and co - and especially in a week where rain and memories are coming down hard. 

There's also (Mary butchering) the Serenity Prayer, the double rainbow meme (what does it mean?!), Oscar-winning Balance that wordlessly inspired this episode, and its link to this most televisual bit of Aussie music history

And, the girls don't get to say it, but how much is Rain a sequel to playing under the tap in Takeaway? (Flowers may bloom again, but a person never has a chance to be young again.) Hope you can hug your people young and old, and all go out and play in the rain.  

This Gotta Be Done episode is in memory of beautiful girl, and in thanks for all the double rainbows she continues to bring us all. 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

Is Magic powerful, or is magic just power? Either way it comes with great responsibility... and plenty of other half-baked film connection theories, courtesy of Gotta Be Done!

Mary's asking how much magic/power/autonomy you can give Bluey/ a six-year-old/ her six-year-old specifically, while Kate's taking it back to ancient Grecian agoras to wonder what magic ethos, pathos and logos can deliver. 

Oh, and a fun mail bag filled with Minnesotan manes (thanks Stephanie!) and What Makes This Song Great (keep on rockin' Greg!) and more - it's magic! 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

Parents are used to having plenty of purpose, but Gotta Be Done wonders about the bored side-effects of the busy. 

Also, Driving takes Kate and Mary to wild workplaces where staplers are tied down, bangers in the Blueyverse and beyond (like Lollipop Lollipop in Dance Mode Bluey!), and the cats that pee/ scratch/ are the embodiment of evil in a dogs' world. 

Oh, and spoiler alert - it's gonna take more than five minutes! 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

No doubt Sheep Dog contains important lessons, but is this Bluey at its most simplistic? (Context, text and subtext: Mums just need 20 minutes, dammit!)

Kate and Mary wonder what needs more explaining, mullets or shearers (and wonder if there's cutting-room-floor tape of Lucky's Dad singing Click Go the Shears??), delight in the Wendy redemption arc, and get excited about new voice Emily Taheny (just as her genius array of characters on Mad As Hell disappear from Australian screens, sob!

Also, Mary's continued fangirling for Darren Hanlon (here's where it started for her), and all the animals on rotation at Gotta Be Done HQs.   

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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 are the stories we tell ourselves."

There's a lot for Gotta Be Done to unpack about Stories, both Indy and Winton's, and Kate and Mary's!

Plus their desperate attempt to be across all the pop culture references within ("we're not very good"), a detour into Lin Manuel Miranda/ David Bowie crossover, and exactly what belongs on Old McDonald's Farm. 

It's a Bluey deep-dive at its most chaotic - much better!

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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.

Gotta Be Done goes beyond the audio this week - with the superstar of YouTube, Aussie Girl Margie!

The effervescent Australian-mum-living-in-the-US has been making fun-filled Bluey content for a year, and shares her screen with Mary in this big chat!

From the stars that aligned for Mary and Kate's Promises roles, to the intricacies of censoring Bluey, and whether there really is a wedding still to come in season three - it's a meeting of obsessive Bluey minds, and wild Heeler theories! 

You can watch online for the interview across first, second and third parts, or catch it all in your Bluey-loving ears here! And follow Margie on YouTube and Insta for more amazing Bluey chat.    

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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's the episode that made Disney decree farts aren't funny - or maybe are too funny for under-5s?! Look, who knows how that Mouse's mind works! But word is Disney is revisiting the decision - so Mary and Kate are revisting their recap! 

So, how do kids/ pups inherently know what wooden spoon are used for, if they've never seen them used for that purpose? 

That and so many more questions for the witnesses in this rollicking courtroom drama, as Gotta Be Done calls a Family Meeting. 

But the biggest question: When is it okay to laugh at a fluffy? 

Well, it's hard not to!  

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive 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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