The Vibe of the Tribe crew binged the new six-part series “The Spy,” starring Sacha Baron Cohen as real-life Israeli spy Eli Cohen. The Netflix limited series—which we highly recommend—focuses on how Cohen, an Egyptian Jew, managed to infiltrate the highest echelons of Syrian society in the 1960s and provide valuable intel to Israel.
As you can imagine, hosts Miriam and Dan, plus special guest Kali, have some thoughts. Shaking off troubling “Borat” flashbacks, the team discusses training montages, spy craft in the ‘60s, the strategic importance of the Golan Heights, Sacha Baron Cohen’s remarkable mustache and the recurring symbolism of bread and butter.
Join us for this nearly spoiler-free review. (It’s based on a true story, after all!)
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Edited by Jesse Ulrich, with music by Ryan J. Sullivan.