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Best On-Screen Time Loop Story

Some of this week’s contenders are ‘Groundhog Day’ and ‘Edge of Tomorrow’! Cast your vote here!

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This week, Dave, Neil, and Joanna are debating the best on-screen time loop story! They start by talking about the different kinds of time loop stories and what makes them work (8:54). Then, they discuss some pretrial dismissals (20:37) before revealing each of their top three picks for the best on-screen time loop story, hearing some of your favorites, and figuring out which four should make it to the final poll (31:23).

Now it’s up to you to decide! What is the best on-screen time loop story? You can vote for the winner at, on The Ringer’s X feed, and in the Spotify app, where you’ll find Trial by Content. The winner will be announced on the next episode!

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What is the best on-screen time loop story?

This poll is closed

  • 6%
    Dave: ‘Happy Death Day’
    (30 votes)
  • 31%
    Joanna: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’
    (140 votes)
  • 43%
    Neil: ‘Groundhog Day’
    (194 votes)
  • 19%
    Listener: ‘Palm Springs’
    (86 votes)
450 votes total Vote Now

Hosts: Dave Gonzales, Joanna Robinson, and Neil Miller
Associate Producer: Carlos Chiriboga
Additional Production Supervision: Arjuna Ramgopal
Theme Song and Other Music Credits: Devon Renaldo

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