Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, often shortened to JR, is an award winning multi-media Radio Drama which follow the title character Jim Robbie and a group of Wandering musicians known as the Wanderers as they traverse a post-apocalyptic America encountering situations both humorous and terrifying along the way.
Season one begins with Charlie, Tango, and Jim Robbie in New York working for the ZNYPD (Zombie New York Police Department) and goes off the rails from there as Jim Robbie is kidnapped by a nefarious villain and Tango and Charlie race to free him.
Jim Robbie and the Wanderers was created by Iri Alexander and premiered in 2015. Its writers include: Iri Alexander, Zoe Von Embler, Achitha Sanganeethy, Shannon Sawyer, Jake Song, Jack Pevyhouse, & Kelsey Leigh. Music is composed by Rosemary Derocher and Tom Rory Parsons. Season 3 includes title episode artwork by several artists
Jim Robbie is currently beginning the third season as of March 2017.
This show provides examples of:
- Bad Ass Gay: Many of the characters are queer and badass, both main characters and minor characters. [[Spoiler: In season one Tango flips Nico's RV into a ravine when he makes her mad and Frey has insinuated that she has fought both skeletons and ghosts in the past.]]
- Big Damn Heroes:
- Eldritch Location:
- Escape from the Crazy Place: The Wanderers regularly find themselves stuck in completely inappropriate places.
- In "The Upside Down Everything" the Wanderers are sucked into a tornado and find themselves stuck in a diner that has similarly been lifted by the tornado. They have to work with the other diner patrons to get themselves and the dinner out safely.
- In "Into The Frey" the gang are arrested and thrown into "Squison" or Squid Prison and have to stage a jailbreak.
- Ghost Ship: Season 2 includes a trip on a ghost train complete with musical performances.
- Wham Episode:
- Charlie's abrupt departure at the end of Season 2