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Each week we pair a comedian with a scientist, to break down the scientifically inaccurate elements of popular movies and TV shows. Warning: There will be spoilers.

Each week we pair a comedian with a scientist, to break down the scientifically inaccurate elements of popular movies and TV shows. Warning: There will be spoilers.

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United States

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Seeker

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Each week we pair a comedian with a scientist, to break down the scientifically inaccurate elements of popular movies and TV shows. Warning: There will be spoilers.

Twitter:

@seeker

Language:

English


Episodes

THE LITTLE MERMAID w/Shannon Johnson and Anat Edhel

5/26/2020
Under the Sea! Under the Sea! Down here the podcast sounds like garbage but at least it's free! Today we speak with Shannon Johnson and Anat Eshel about the Disney classic THE LITTLE MERMAID! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:17

THE HAPPENING w/ Evan Groover and Ever Mainard

5/19/2020
Evan, Ever and Ethan! What else could you possibly want? Today we discuss what the heck happened in THE HAPPENING! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:06

CARRIERS w/ Dr. Pamela Douglas and Emilie Hagen

5/12/2020
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Duration:00:40:50

JUMANJI w/ Alie Ward and Jonathan Morvay

5/5/2020
Step into JUMANJI with Jonathan Morvay and Alie Ward. Plus a special intro with Rhys Darby! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:41

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES w/ Brian Fisher and Drew Miller

4/28/2020
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Duration:00:46:32

FERNGULLY w/ Dr. Rae Wynn Grant and Rosebud Baker

4/21/2020
We gotta stop being FernDUMMIES and start saving the rainforest! We break down FERNGULLY today with two amazing guests: Rosebud Baker and Dr, Rae Wynn-Grant. Check out Rae on the new Nat Geo show BORN WILD and Rosebud's podcast Devil's Advocate with Rosebud Baker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:23

PASSENGERS w/ Jason Clark and Nrthview

4/14/2020
Wait if they're the only ones awake... and they're the passengers... WHO IS DRIVING?! Find out on this fun filled episode with special guests Nrthview & Jason Clark! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:11

HOMEWARD BOUND w/ Rocky Kanaka and Kylie Boardman

4/7/2020
Can two dogs and a cat find their way to their owners? Can they outsmart a mountain lion?! The answers to these burning questions and many more await you inside this episode. Ethan is joined by two wonderful guests: Kyle Boardman and host of the new podcast from The Dodo "An animal saved my life", Rocky Kanaka. That podcast comes out on Thursday so check it out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:00

CONTAGION w/ Maren Hunsberger and Greg Foot

3/31/2020
Wipe down your phone and then click play on this fun-filled episode about our current pandemic! Maren Hunsberger and Greg Foot, the co-hosts of the amazing new Seeker podcast Surprisingly Brilliant, join Ethan to discuss CONTAGION and of course, all things Coronavirus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:26

THE BOURNE IDENTITY w/Paul Goetz and Dr. Steve Ramirez

3/24/2020
Why does Jason Bourne remember how to kick so much ass and yet can't remember his own gosh darn name?! And why can't I remember to fold my laundry as soon as the dryer dings? Answers like these and more await you on this special episode that Ethan recorded in his bedroom while sitting on the floor because that's where the wifi works better! We've got a couple fantastic guests: our old pal Paul Goetz and our new best friend Dr. Steve Ramirez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:51

Coronavirus check in w/ Aliya Kamalova

3/17/2020
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Duration:00:10:34

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI w/ Robert Hurt and Eric Jackowitz

3/10/2020
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Duration:00:58:11

FAST AND FURIOUS w/Alonzo Bodden and Matt Farah

3/3/2020
Accelerate into today's show because we're talking cars, engines, bikes, mods, scooters and more! We've got Alonzo Bodden and Matt Farah discussing FAST AND FURIOUS! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:31

BLACK MIRROR: HATED IN THE NATION w/Emily Feld and Dr. Aaron Blaisdell

2/25/2020
The only thing more exciting than robotic bees is finally getting to hear from our own associate producer Emily Feld! She's on the show today with our old pal Dr. Aaron Blaisdell (Professor of Psychology - UCLA)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:28

SEVEN WORLDS ONE PLANET w/ Jonny Keeling and Addie Weyrich

2/18/2020
How the heck do they make PLANET EARTH?! Jeez Louise I wish I could ask someone who has worked on it for 20+ years. Now THAT would be a crazy podcast. Well thankfully some sort of BBC genie has granted my wish because we've got the legendary Jonny Keeling and our delightful ol' pal Addie Weyrich in the studio to discuss this iconic show. For everything Addie, check out: https://www.addieweyrich.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:03

SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE w/ Tracy Marquez and Lauren Esposito

2/11/2020
Need something fun and educational to listen to while you're jumping off buildings and interacting with beings from different dimensions? We've got you covered! Today we discuss SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE with Tracy Marquez and Dr. Lauren Esposito! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:59

JOKER w/ Cara Santa Maria and Danny Palumbo

2/4/2020
A superhero movie about the villain?! We're discussing JOKER with Cara Santa Maria from National Geographic's Brain Games and Danny Palumbo! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:32

READY PLAYER ONE w/Alisher Kamalov and Dominick D'Aniello

1/28/2020
A podcast about VR?! I guess it really is 2020. Today we break down READY PLAYER ONE with two amazing people: Alisher Kamalov and Dominick D'Aniello (Senior Software Engineer at Mozilla). Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:02

SEVEN WORLDS ONE PLANET: AUSTRALIA w/ Dr. Emma Napper and Zac Garred

1/21/2020
G'day! Today we have a very special episode about the brand new BBC show SEVEN WORLDS, ONE PLANET. Specifically the first episode which is entitled AUSTRALIA. We're so lucky to be joined by one of the producers of the show, Dr. Emma Napper, and Australian actor Zac Garred! Please help save Australia and all of it's wonders by donating at www.wwf.org.au/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:09

BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH w/ Jacob Jeffries and Dr. Dan Ames (Researcher at the Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab of UCLA)

1/14/2020
This episode is a CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE audio experience. At various points in the podcast you can choose to turn up the volume or even plug in headphones. It's a crazy upside-down mind maze! Tune in to learn if we have free will and hear from our amazing guests Jacob Jeffries and Dr. Dan Ames (UCLA) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:52