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Bad Science
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.
Natural Sciences
Comedy
TV & Film
1
PUMPING IRON w/ Jackie Tohn
w/ Dr. James Hicks (Director of the Center for Exercise Medicine and Sports Sciences at the School of Biological Science at UC Irvine)
62 min
2
RATATOUILLE w/ Thomas Lennon
w/ Dr. Jim Dines (Natural History Museum - Collections Manager, Mammalogy)
58 min
3
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR w/ Brandon T. Snider
w/ Dr. Frank Macabenta (Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Caltech)
72 min
4
HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS w/ Ryan Barton
w/ Dr. Benjamin "Max" Adams (Postdoctoral fellow at the Natural History Museum)
71 min
5
VOLCANO w/ Mekki Leeper
w/ Dr. Laura Kerber (Research Scientist at JPL)
72 min
6
BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye
Bill Nye!
2 min
7
A BUG'S LIFE w/ Andrew Sarlo
w/ Dr. Benjamin Adams
76 min
8
THE AVENGERS (2012) w/ Daniel & Jorge
Daniel & Jorge Explain the Universe
58 min
9
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI w/ Reggie Watts
w/ Maggie Williams (Systems Engineer at JPL)
51 min
10
ANACONDA w/ Nicole Aimée Schreiber
w/ Dr. Greg Pauly (LA Natural History Museum's Associate Curator of Herpetology)
78 min
11
OUTBREAK w/ Zoë Klar
OUTBREAK w/Dr. Beth Lazazzera
68 min
12
BLACK PANTHER w/ Adam Tsekhman
w/ McCall Edwards (Acoustician at Veneklasen Associates)
67 min
13
ICE AGE w/ Eric Jackowitz
w/ Laura Tewksbury (Preparatory at La Brea Tar Pits)
59 min
14
HOSTILE PLANET w/ Guillermo Navarro
BONUS EP w/ Guillermo Navarro
15 min
15
BEE MOVIE w/ Alex Berg
w/ Dr. Boris Baer (Professor of Entomology at University of California)
76 min
16
THE SHAPE OF WATER w/ Steph Tolev
w/ Misty Paig Tran and Kristy Forsgren (Assistant professors of biological sciences at Cal State Fullerton)
66 min
17
AMERICAN PSYCHO w/ Tom Martin
w/ Dr. Dean Mobbs (Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Caltech)
77 min
18
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN w/ Nick Kocher
w/ physicist Robert Hurt (IPAC)
68 min
19
SUNSHINE w/ Brad Silnutzer
w/ Bobak Ferdowsi (Systems Engineer at JPL)
68 min
20
GALAXY QUEST w/ Laurie Kilmartin
w/ science communicator Jeffrey Silverman
51 min
21
FINDING DORY w/ Jackie Kashian
w/ Dr. Luiz Alvez Rocha (Associate Curator and Follett Chair of Ichthyology at the California Academy of Sciences)
54 min
22
ARRIVAL w/ Jeremiah Watkins
w/ Dr. Erin Debenport (Associate Professor UCLA Department of Anthropology)
54 min
23
DEEP BLUE SEA w/ Zeke Nicholson
DEEP BLUE SEA w/ Dr. Chris Lowe (Professor and Director of the CSULB Shark Lab)
61 min
24
HER w/ Milana Vayntrub
w/ Dr. Irma Ravkic, Professor at Mount Saint Mary's University
54 min
25
ROBOCOP w/ Moses Storm
w/ CPO Laduan Smedley
59 min
26
EX MACHINA w/ Mary Holland
w/ Dr. Mohammad Pourhomayoun, Asst Professor of Computer Science at Cal State LA
65 min
27
2018 Fan-Filled Fanfare
w/ Reggie Watts, Joe, Kay, Allan and Aliya Kamalova
39 min
28
HOME ALONE w/ Josh Adam Meyers
w/ Arjan Gower, Resident Physician of Internal Medicine at Cedars Sinai hospital
57 min
29
MEAN GIRLS w/ Blair Socci
UCLA Anthropology professor Norma Mendoza-Denton
63 min
30
APOLLO 13 w/ Heather Pasternak
Author & Space Historian Amy Shira Teitel and comedian Heather Pasternak
70 min
31
DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004) w/ Joe Kwaczala
Joe Kwaczala and Assistant Professor of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Dr. Michael Harris
76 min
32
FREE WILLY w/ Rick Overton
Marine Biologist, Dr. Gwen Goodmanlowe, from Cal State Long Beach
66 min
33
STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI w/ Andy Kindler
Andy Kindler and JPL Astronmer Dr. Varoujan Gorjian discuss Return of the Jedi!
70 min
34
CONTACT w/ Scott Thompson
With sketch comedy legend Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall) and Agent To The Stars, Dr. Paul Sutter!
72 min
35
A QUIET PLACE w/ Mekki Leeper
Discussing A QUIET PLACE with Mekki Leeper and Professor of Audiology Dr. Peter Ivory!
80 min
36
IT (2017) w/ Horny 4 Horror Podcast
Discussing IT with the hosts from the Horny 4 Horror podcast hosts and fear specialist Dr. Dean Mobbs!
81 min
37
THE MARTIAN w/ Neel Nanda
Neel Nanda and Dr. Bethany Ehlmann (JPL Research Scientist & Caltech Professor of Planetary Science) discuss everything from growing food on Mars to space poop bags.
69 min
38
GET OUT w/ Open Mike Eagle
Today we discuss GET OUT with Open Mike Eagle and Dr. Raphael Romero. Hypnosis, Racism, Deer, Freestyle Rap, and Drugs! What more do you want?
82 min
39
THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967) w/ Erin & Melissa
Fun fact: This podcast episode is one of the top 10 Bear Necessities of life! Hear musical-comedy duo Erin & MeLissa and Dr. Jim Dines discuss Elephants, Panthers, and what to do when you're face to face with a bear!
72 min
40
INCEPTION w/ Kim & Aliya
Don't sleep on this episode because it's all about Inception! Kim and Aliya are joined by Dr. Raj to dive deep into your dreams!
69 min
41
LAKE PLACID w/ Zach Noe Towers
Chomp chomp! We're talking Lake Placid today so don't lose your head! We've got Zach Noe Towers and Dr. Greg Pauly (LA Natural History Museum's Associate Curator of Herpetology)!
61 min
42
STARSHIP TROOPERS w/ The Cooties
Good day Bad Science Mobile Infantry! Today we take down Starship Troopers with our old friend Dr. Brian Brown and The Cooties! Learn all about arachnids, mid-air mating and what "hold-on-to-my-tablet" really means!
75 min
43
TOTAL RECALL w/ Brent Weinbach
It's Total Recall with Brent Weinbach and Dr. Laura Kerber (Geophysics & Planetary Geosciences research scientist at JPL).
62 min
44
BLADE RUNNER w/ Paul Scheer
Gather round humans (and replicants) for a special live episode with Paul Scheer and Dr. Kathy Wei! We discussed Blade Runner at the California Academy of Sciences.
66 min
45
GRAVITY w/ Nicole Calasich
Dr. Liz Warren, Associate ISS Program Scientist for CASIS, floats some facts by us about what it's really like in space.. We learn about what it takes to be an astronaut, including pre-requisites, training, and safety protocols.
66 min
46
THE FLY w/ Byron Bowers
Today we talk about the superbly interesting (and disgusting) movie, The Fly with Byron Bowers and Dr. Doug Yanega. Learn about Yellow Jackets, Insect population, how to best kill house flies and much more!
76 min
47
THE BIRDS w/ Chris Fairbanks
Get quacked up cause it's The Birds! The super sweet and ultra hilarious Chris Fairbanks joins Ornithology Collections Manager Kimball Garrett as we chirp about this Hitchcock classic.
70 min
48
THE MATRIX w/ Julio Torres and Steven Castillo
Pick up the phone and get jacked into The Matrix! We break it down with Dr. Christoph Salge and SNL Writers Julio Torres and Steven Castillo.
75 min
49
THE ABYSS w/ Kurt Braunohler
Take a plunge into The Abyss! We've got hot takes from submarine super-fan Kurt Braunohler and hot facts from Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Dr. Douglas Pace.
63 min
50
LIMITLESS w/ Steve Hely & Dave King (The Great ...
Steve Hely & Dave King from The Great Debates podcast join us to discuss LIMITLESS with neuroscientist Dr. Teagan Wall
88 min
51
ARMAGEDDON w/ Riki Lindhome
Riki Lindhome (Another Period, Garfunkel & Oates) and our first returning scientist JPL's Varoujan Gorjian discuss Armageddon!
70 min
52
FINDING NEMO w/ Jackie Tohn
We dive deep into Finding Nemo with Jackie Tohn (GLOW, A Futile and Stupid Gesture) and Dr. Misty Paig-Tran (Assistant Professor of Marine Biology at Cal State Fullerton)
66 min
53
WALL-E w/ Ian Abramson
Get up off your hover chairs because we've got Dr. James Hicks, the science advisor for Wall-E, chatting with the hilarious Ian Abramson about Wall-E!
58 min
54
STAR TREK w/ Trace Dominguez & Seeker+
Live long and podcast! Today we warp into Star Trek with Seeker star Trace Dominguez
41 min
55
JURASSIC PARK w/ Scott Rogowsky
Scott "Quiz Daddy" Rogowsky (HQ Trivia) and Paleontologist Dr. Alyssa Bell (Natural History Museum of LA County) discuss JURASSIC PARK!
62 min
56
INTERSTELLAR w/ Dan Levy
Join us as we investigate the instant classic INTERSTELLAR with Dan Levy (The Goldbergs) and JPL Research Scientist Varoujan Gorjian!
58 min
57
PACIFIC RIM w/ Jon Gabrus
Jon Gabrus and a construction engineer become drift compatible as we discuss PACIFIC RIM!
51 min
58
ANT-MAN w/ Jessica McKenna
The actual science supervisor from ANT-MAN helps us with our quantum queries
52 min
59
HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS w/ Kassem G
Kassem G & a primatologist discuss bigfoot and the classic 80's family comedy HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS
47 min
60
ALIEN w/ Jessimae Peluso
Jessimae Peluso & an entomologist break down the science of the classic sci-fi horror film ALIEN
56 min
61
BACK TO THE FUTURE w/ Doug Benson
Doug Benson & two physicists break down the classic 80's film BACK TO THE FUTURE
37 min
62
STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK w/ Reggie Watts
Reggie Watts & a NASA Systems Engineer break down STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
45 min
63
What is Bad Science?
A show to determine what is Science Fiction vs Science Fact
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