This is the first episode! Jonathan and Jesse greet you, fellow traveler, talk about their love of time travel, and prepare you for the journey to come.
Time Travel: A History, James Gleick
How to Live Safely in a Science-Fictional Universe, Charles Yu
The Time Machine, Orson Wells
Back to the Future
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures
Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban
Look at time-travel stories between WWI & WWII, and between WWII & the present. Try to find a pattern in the direction of time travel in these stories (ie are we traveling to the future, or the past?).