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Men in Charge Season 11, Episode 15: We're Not Assassin Material!

In this episode, we learn why Assassin School is like summer camp but with even more blood and humiliation. Kevin and Tony were not cut out for that sort of work, but by a quirk of language, they were cut out of the program. Sigh. They recover their tuition with a commercial for Wire Mesh, because everyone needs more of that, and also one for Shirts, which keeps the hot sputtering kitchen grease from immediate contact with the skin. Between those commercials is another episode of “Deputized!,” starring the Marlon Brando of the first Superman movie, ripe with cue cards, a girdle, and a very sweaty back. Finally, Kevin and Tony sign off with a segment called “USA = Okay.” Because, you know what? They are not assassin material.

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Kevin Decker, Professor of Philosophy, was left holding the bag when Tony Flinn recently retired from Eastern Washington University. That bag was full of cats. At first, he thought they were cute, but then they woke up and started mauling him. It turned out that the cats were mountain lion cubs, often referred to incorrectly as “cougars.” One had rabies. From his now-permanent hospital bed, Kevin writes for and co-produces “Men in Charge,” the title of which may or may not be ironic
Tony Flinn, known around the model railroad track in his basement as “Professor of English, Emeritus,” recently retired from Eastern Washington University to age in place, like an old car up on blocks in the barn, convenient for climbing behind the wheel and saying “Vroom! Vroom!” He and his co-host and co-producer, Kevin Decker, have been writing and performing in “Men in Charge” since probably 2014, or even earlier, depending on whether you’re using the Julian or Gregorian calendar.