Brad and Bob look back on 2000's Best Picture winner, Ridley Scott's Gladiator. Much like the '95 winner, Braveheart, the guys wonder aloud how this one holds up after a couple decades of cultural relevance. It carries an 8.5 average on IMDb, but critics like Roger Ebert awarded it only 2 stars. Why is it so reviled by critics but beloved by the general public?
Meanwhile, they revisit the Buffalo Tracedistillery for Elmer T. Lee, a lower-proof single barrel offering that is just as hard-to-acquire as all of their other whiskies. Will the bourbon itself be worth the hassle of buying it?
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