Story Pirates

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids! 

Kids & Family
Comedy
Education
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Deep Cuts #5: Dragon Stories
We have a brand new, dragon-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives.
29 min
2
DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2021
In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot celebrates Thanksgiving the only way he knows how–by smashing that spacebar!
55 min
3
Trailer–Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip
Celebrate Thanksgiving week with Looney Tunes and the Story Pirates!
3 min
4
The Perfect Horse/Fishing Fish That Fish Humans...
In part two of our season finale, an undersea queen reveals her secrets.
33 min
5
If Dogs Could Do The Boogie/Cheese Monkey With ...
In part one of their season finale, the Story Pirates meet a queen and find out, once and for all, if the underwater city of Nethernabosia is real.
29 min
6
Bad Art Werewolf/The Bear Claw (feat. Satya Bha...
The Story Pirates meet a famous film director who is making a stunt-filled underwater action movie.
30 min
7
The Snowball Safe/Claudia the Cloud (feat. Jon ...
The crew discovers an underwater city and king that miiiiiight not be the exact one they’re looking for.
33 min
8
Martian-Mallows/The Big Fortune (feat. Juwan Cr...
Lee discovers a surprising new tiny friend.
29 min
9
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Summer BBQ Mixtape 2021
In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ crafts the perfect playlist for your summer outdoor party plans.
47 min
10
The Beautiful Potato/What It Feels Like To Be A...
The crew stumbles upon a troupe of Fish Scouts and helps them learn the skills to earn an important badge.
31 min
11
Popsicle Sweater/The New Species (feat. Raúl E...
In their 100th episode, the Story Pirates attend a show by famous octopus magician Octavious the Great.
33 min
12
The July Playdate/The Short Neck Giraffe (feat....
An anonymous underwater graffiti artist named Angelfish tags the Story Pirates’ ship.
32 min
13
The Music Trials/Anti-Body Man (feat. Nick Blae...
Rolo tests out new and possibly unwise recipes for soup.
27 min
14
Conquering Pitland/Teachers Are People Too?!
Meghan gets a new restorative hobby.
35 min
15
Stars and Moonlight/The Mystery of the Eaten Ca...
The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale.
31 min
16
Little Snacks Big Problems/The Brown Cat
Eric gets ready to watch the big game!
31 min
17
The Missing Golden Eggs/The Super Secret Sassy ...
During a visit to Great White Shark Cafe, Peter faces off with a fearsome shark.
33 min
18
Mr. Chuggy and Me/The Zero-annaire
The Story Pirates forget Rachel’s birthday, so she escapes to Jellyfish Village and meets a very familiar jellyfish pop star.
36 min
19
The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe ...
The Story Pirates try to spiff their ship with help from reality TV host Whimsey Pepperdime.
31 min
20
The Peach/Ten Tigers
Rolo discovers a secret compartment on the ship that contains a rare family heirloom.
32 min
21
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021
Everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes that spacebar and plays some of our favorite songs from the podcast.
40 min
22
The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town
When the power goes out, Siegfried and Eric must go on an epic journey to the center of the ship.
36 min
23
The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn...
The Story Pirates discover there is a drain in the ocean floor, and they’re headed right for it!
26 min
24
The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Sto...
It’s the Johnny Blobfish Show!
36 min
25
I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan ...
The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod who curates a very unique underwater museum.
33 min
26
Deep Cuts #4
A new bonus episode featuring more of our favorite, funniest, weirdest episodes from the archive: “The Doughnut is Right,” “Pet Store or Food Store?” and “The Goose Prank.”
22 min
27
Deep Cuts #3
Another new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives: “The Clock,” “Robotics Engineering Doll,” and “Monster Broke.”
23 min
28
Deep Cuts #2
Another new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” “Tape Ball Purse” and “Kids Riding Ponies.”
27 min
29
Deep Cuts #1
A bonus episode featuring some of our favorite, funniest, weirdest stories from the archives: “The Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.”
21 min
30
Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (fea...
The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination.
33 min
31
An Interview with Lilli Cooper
Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper, star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show "Sleep Squad".
23 min
32
If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!...
Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up.
30 min
33
Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (fe...
The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition.
37 min
34
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020
DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast!
49 min
35
Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist
The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game.
36 min
36
My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink i...
Mother Porpoise revives her rivalry with Meghan.
30 min
37
The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story
Nimene searches for a new purpose.
36 min
38
Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse
Lee meets a spider.
35 min
39
The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competi...
The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish.
35 min
40
Blue Night/The Unlucky Man
In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results.
31 min
41
The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings ...
Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one.
34 min
42
CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album i...
The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now!
4 min
43
Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat....
The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find.
26 min
44
The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Kara...
The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick).
34 min
45
I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddi...
The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia.
29 min
46
Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could O...
The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews.
32 min
47
The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everyt...
Lee takes a trip inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends.
32 min
48
The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice Tha...
Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space.
30 min
49
The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sist...
Meghan starts a film festival on the ship and the Story Pirates flex their cinematic muscles.
27 min
50
One Little Pink Rose
In this special bonus episode, we return to a story from last season that reminds us of the need to stand up, take action and make our voices heard.
8 min
51
The Poisonous Butterfly/Cartwheel Girl
Lee blows off steam in the ship’s simulroom.
35 min
52
Chicken on a Motorcycle/The Donut Gymnast
Peter and Lee learn the shocking truth about Smitty.
35 min
53
Rosie the Rose/The Soup (feat. Kristen Bell)
A holographic motivational speaker encourages the Story Pirates to the extreme.
32 min
54
Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of t...
A Party Planet tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun.
30 min
55
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape
In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes the spacebar for some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
43 min
56
The Time Machine/Dear Water Cycle (feat. Ophira...
A tabloid reporter (Ophira Eisenberg) boards the ship with some surprising news.
28 min
57
Good Cups/The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a...
A visitor from the future (Bobby Moynihan) implores the Story Pirates to help him save the universe.
30 min
58
Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World/How to Be a...
Baby With A Mustache is left alone on the ship and must defend it against bandits.
29 min
59
The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and ...
In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision.
28 min
60
Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s G...
The Story Pirates have a garage sale and something very important gets sold by mistake.
28 min
61
The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of...
Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium.
28 min
62
The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Pa...
The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin?
37 min
63
Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (f...
An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet.
30 min
64
Humming/Time Trap
The Story Pirates are lost in space!
26 min
65
Quest for the Crystal Crown
In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book.
10 min
66
The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. ...
The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose.
29 min
67
My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)
The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit.
31 min
68
Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)
30 min
69
Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape
In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
43 min
70
My Principal Ate a Worm/Backstage Dreams
Siegfried discovers a Gladiator Planet where he is challenged to battle in ways he never expected.
30 min
71
Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows
The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises.
23 min
72
The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up
Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office.
27 min
73
Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)
The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to compete.
28 min
74
Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lap...
A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies.
32 min
75
Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (...
Having successfully exited the Earth’s atmosphere, the Story Pirates are greeted by the captain of the Intergalactic Space Friends Alliance (Jeremy Sisto) who comes bearing unique gifts.
34 min
76
The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevat...
The Story Pirates are back with season 3! With the help of their new friend Nimene and her extraterrestrial companion Loofah, the Pirates prepare to head into outer space.
31 min
77
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back...
The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019.
2 min
78
SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Tu...
In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Secret Life of Pets 2 contest and thank everyone who sent in a story.
15 min
79
CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2
Announcing a special contest with our friends from The Secret Life of Pets 2!
2 min
80
Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (fea...
In part two of our season finale, the Story Pirates learn more about their unexpected guest and find out where they are headed next.
21 min
81
Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agen...
In part one of our season finale, the Story Pirates discover an intruder on the ship.
24 min
82
The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Bac...
The Story Pirates meet a gas station attendant (Josh Gondelman) who likes to tell excruciatingly long and boring stories.
34 min
83
Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bo...
When Rachel installs a ‘Smart Ship’(Bowen Yang), the Story Pirates learn about the dangers of artificial intelligence.
28 min
84
The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineerin...
Rolo builds an escape room on the ship to teach the other Story Pirates to work together.
27 min
85
The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project
When the other Story Pirates discover Lee has been secretly writing songs, they encourage him to share his totally emo feelings with the world.
32 min
86
BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!
The Story Pirates will be back next week with a new episode, but in the meantime, we are announcing our new album, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR!
3 min
87
Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha R...
A hot air balloon racer (Natasha Rothwell) challenges Rachel to confront her past.
29 min
88
Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. Dav...
Rolo’s old parrot Poochie (David Schwimmer) shows up with a shady business proposition.
32 min
89
Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems
The Story Pirates discover that an anonymous gossip blog is spreading hot blog goss about them, and Meghan vows to track down the writer.
28 min
90
Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right
Siegfried the Viking leads the Story Pirates on a spooky trip to the Isle of Monsters.
29 min
91
Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializ...
A very official inspector (Timothy Simons) arrives to make sure the Story Pirates’ ship is up to code.
33 min
92
One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood
When Peter gets stuck in a time loop, his most precious snacks are put in jeopardy.
23 min
93
The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glit...
Lee, Peter and Meghan make an appearance on Circle Round, a podcast from our pals over at WBUR that features folktales from around the world.
18 min
94
Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog
The Story Pirates decide to have a party where everyone tells their deepest, darkest secrets.
30 min
95
Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax She...
A hard-nosed detective (Dax Shepard) visits the ship to investigate a possible theft and everybody feels a little weird about it.
29 min
96
How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (f...
When a conspiracy theorist (Claire Danes) boards their ship, the Story Pirates must convince her they are not from outer space.
25 min
97
The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (fe...
The Story Pirates face stormy weather when a super sad lost cloud (Franchesca Ramsey) has a full on meltdown while hovering over their ship.
28 min
98
I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (...
When a 40 foot tall squirrel (John Oliver) threatens to break delicate tchotchkes and handcrafted chairs on the ship, the Story Pirates must convince him to let them help him...help them.
31 min
99
Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm ...
Join the crew as they learn the ins and outs of interstellar travel with a cosmic pizza delivery guy (George Salazar).
34 min
100
The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit
Thanks to the repairs of Siegfried the Viking, the Story Pirates new flying ship is ready for lift off!
29 min