So Bluey Season 3 has finally reached the rest of the world, and Gotta Be Done is giving you global Bluey devotees a week to catch up/ process/ binge a certain podcast. You're welcome! 

This recap first dropped in December 2021, just as Australia got S3, and Kate and Mary weren't crying, you were crying. (Clearly everyone was crying - and now the rest of the world is too!)

Bedroom seems to answer some longstanding Blueyverse questions (or does it, Grandpa Bob wherever you are?) and has Gotta Be Done wondering how many babies is the right number (and also, why cots have teeth marks?)

Plus the importance of persisting with drawing for successful communication, and how to respond to late night requests/ demands/ hostage situations. 

Bags not!

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive on every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Gotta Be Done and The Hammerbarn Project have covered Bluey the Album, but there's still so so much to talk about - so they do! 

From podcast team back stories to how anyone ever parented pre-Bluey (did they really??), a rapid-fire round that's anything but, and picking the ultimate bit of Hammerbarn (is that even possible??) Plus, the most momentous merde moments of Bluey... there's a few!

Basically, it's just five grownups finding supreme joy in talking supremely excellent TV. And it's gotta be done! 

Make sure you're following The Hammerbarn Project on InstaFacebook and Twitter and dive into their back catalogue to get across all the Hammerbarn awesomeness! 

Gotta Be Done is back to recaps next week, as Bluey S3 hits the rest of the world... strap yourselves in kids!

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/ Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Did you know that Gotta Be Done is NOT the only podcast that religiously recaps episodes of Bluey?

The lads from The Hammerbarn Project burst onto the podwaves last year, and are bringing some brilliantly (beautifully!) blokey perspective to our favourite family of Heelers - with puns and power tools galore! 

Frank, Marty and Brendan jump in the wagon with Kate and Mary for fun and frenetic crossover chat - and just to make things interesting, abandon all recaps to drill down on award-winning Bluey the Album instead! 

From the life hacks that the tunes provide parents, to Beatles connection buried in the bridge, and whether the kids albums of our Australian childhoods survive the test of time, it's musical mayhem and so much fun! 

Make sure you're following The Hammerbarn Project on Insta, Facebook and Twitter and dive into their back catalogue to get across all the Hammerbarn awesomeness! (And if you're wondering why the fever-pitch talkfest suddenly flatlines - it's because there was enough fervour for two episodes! Back with part two next week...) 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/ Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Zut alors! We has emerged!

Gotta Be Done does Pavlova and wonders if the French language even exists beyond the bits you learn from kids cartoons. But what would the Blueyverse's French folks (frog dogs?) make of Bandit's impression? (Or of Flight of the Conchords or Greg Champion, for that matter?) Better than Pepé Le Pew, surely!

Also, no shortage of Brene moments when you're playing the long game, but Kate got her feeding kids advice from Kemi and played the loooong long game - to win!

And, more pavlova information then you can shake a sauce bottle at. Tres malade!  

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/ Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

So Gotta Be Done has finally left the couch (HA!) and is back to the recapping, but moving slowly and avoiding loud noises, a bit like Whale Watching!

It's the Bluey episode that proves Bandit and Chilli occasionally get on the sauce, but Mary and Kate want to know who's paying harder for their hedonism?

Also, nautical-themed games that let you stay still, a sailor's hornpipe that doesn't, corn chip warnings and sometimes food... but how often IS sometimes?   

Anyway, it's all very educational - a bit like a whale documentary! It's gotta be done (finally!)

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/ Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

So we did a Grandpa Bob and disappeared for a bit, but Gotta Be Done is BACK BABY - and for the best possible reason!

Joe Brumm joins Kate and Mary on the mic, with a ton of Bluey S3 secrets to share. 

So, which TV heroes was Joe most excited to meet at the Logies? Who was the voice of Major Tom before Lin Manuel Miranda neighed his way in? What period piece inspired the music for Seesaw (we struggle for the name but it's The Favourite!) How hard did the team have to fight for fourth-wall-smashing Puppets? And (we can't be the only ones asking) what was the deal with Space?? 

So there might be one or two burning questions left unanswered, but plenty of hints about what's ahead and CHEESE AND CRACKERS WE ARE EXCITED - ENJOY! (And thanks so much Joe - for the chat and for beautiful Bluey!) 

SPOILER ALERT: Literally! This interview contains so many spoilers from the current season three batch. If you haven't seen 'em yet, we hope you accept our sorry.   

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Adelaide/ Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

A slight technical glitch to start this Mini Bluey recap - but are lost library books and non-compliant noisy children just technical glitches too?

Gotta Be Done wonders what constitutes weird in on-toast combos (Bingo toast, anyone?), and whether anyone can know themselves and all their annoying ways as honestly as Bluey does. (Reckon Ted Lasso would give it a go - here's his Patience rendition!) Plus, committing to the character and owning your child's inherited traits - it's painful, we'll tell you that for free!

(Finally, Mary tries to channel her inner Bandit Heeler and lay some dino knowledge on everyone. But plot twist/ we know that now - brontosaurus is a dinosaur again, phew!) 

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Are kids bad losers, or do they just have keenly developed senses of injustice? In Obstacle Course, Bluey is a bit of each - and at Kate and Mary's places, it's definitely one or the other!

Meanwhile, what movies do you see in the montage? Kate's done the research, while Mary has to admit Gallipoli and Kokoda are not the same. 

And why do our Gotta Be Done girls, like Bandit/ every parent, always lose at memory snap? Either social media, Wizz Fizz or bio-char is to blame!  

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

Gotta Be Done wasn't born yesterday, but who else thinks a fresh start on life on earth might not go astray right now?

Of course, Mary and Kate and everyone else would still need the wisdom of Bluey and Bingo to guide us through - and even if we can't start fresh, there's plenty of goodness to work with in this leafy gem. 

Plus, stealth plans to grow indoor gardens, a Bible verse, and will a Twitter verse or two make up for the Bluey Christmas episode that's been robbed from us all?

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

From Chilli's first line for the ages (oh man, Gotta Be Done is just not a fan of housework either babe!), Housework is a joy that does not usually come with housework! 

There's the playful Fab Four, the interminable demands of Lego Batman, and detailed instructions for making a toy car wash - oh, and plenty of Bluey wisdom for life.

Plus, the perils of looking too closely at the contents of your vacuum. Bee-oop!  

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Gotta Be Done is ex-journos and Melbourne mums Kate McMahon and Mary Bolling, as we deep-dive every Bluey episode, with plenty of detours into mama life, childhood memories, and everything else we're bingeing, too!

Follow us on Insta at @blueypod @marytbolling @katejmcmahon or on Twitter at @blueypodcast - and use #blueypod to join in.

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