FtL 302 – Model By Day

Famke Janssen is a supermodel with a secret: she also beats up carjackers whilst wearing underwear and a StackHat. Also, boobs. Sexy?

Two years before her big break as Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye, Famke Janssen played another sexy femme fatale of sorts; World-famous, globe-trotting supermodel Lex. After seeing her best friend/same-birthday-haver Amy seriously injured in a carjacking, Lex begins a double life as Lady X, a sexy vigilante who uses her martial arts skills to fight crime in the name of downtrodden women everywhere.

Hmm. Well, we say fights crime, but the crimefighting stops being a priority for Lex pretty early on, if it ever was the priority. Also, we say in the name of women everywhere, but it’s really only about Amy, and, um, she’s probably fine, sooooo… Also also, we say sexy, but whenever Model By Day’s attempts at sexy stray beyond, “Look, boobs”, they get a little… confused.

Confusion is rife in this episode of Failure to Launch; this one took us a while to unpack. Rest assured, though, by the end we’ll get to the bottom of everything that went wrong in Model By Day.

Except the StackHat. I’ll never understand the StackHat.

Show notes:

IMDB – Model By Day

Reviewers: James Ferris, Lisa Dib, Harry Brimage
Soundboard: Andrew Cherry

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