How Did This Get Made?

How Did This Get Made?

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Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it’s amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We’ll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results.


Prequel to Episode 241
May 29 • 71 min
Heartbreak in the time of quar, Jason returns for another chat, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Megaforce, shares a deleted scene from the Megaforce…
Megaforce: LIVE!
May 22 • 81 min
Recorded live from Montreal, Paul, June and Jason discuss the 1982 action film Megaforce! They talk about thumbs up kisses, flying motorcycles, gold jumpsuits, the fashion and hairstyles, and much more. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy…
Prequel to Episode 240
May 15 • 63 min
Debunking a fist fight, Jason stops by for a chat, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, Blake J. Harris returns to interview Cool World screenwriter Michael Grais, Paul goes through Corrections and…
Cool World
May 8 • 80 min
Paul, June, and Jason discuss the 1992 live-action/animated fantasy film Cool World starring Kim Basinger, Brad Pitt, and Gabriel Byrne. They talk about the rules of the animated realm of Cool World, why Brad Pitt’s character is a police officer, Holli…
Prequel to Episode 239
May 1 • 49 min
The dangers of flour, how to tell your next door neighbor to stop being polite, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Bloodshot, and shares a deleted scene from…
Bloodshot (w/ Adam Scott)
Apr 24 • 83 min
Adam Scott (R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?/resident Vin Diesel expert) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 2020 Vin Diesel film Bloodshot. They talk about nanites, Vin being unfazed by his own death, the flour truck, and much more. Subscribe to…
Prequel to Episode 238
Apr 17 • 59 min
The misogyny of Valerian, how to socially distance a date, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Valerian, and June stops by to talk about how The Jane Club is…
Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (Live at Pee Cast Blast 2017)
Apr 10 • 73 min
Doug Benson of Doug Loves Movies joins Paul, Jason and guest co-host Jessica St. Clair to discuss the 2017 science fiction film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Recorded live at the Theatre at Ace Hotel for Pee Cast Blast ’17, they cover…
Prequel to Episode 237
Apr 3 • 44 min
Quarantined birthdays, Sleepaway Camp news, magnets, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Great Wall, and shares a deleted scene from the last episode.…
The Great Wall: LIVE!
Mar 27 • 69 min
Live from Boston, Paul, June and Jason discuss the 2016 action film The Great Wall. They talk about space dogs, Matt Damon’s accent, magnets, and much more. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here:…
Prequel to Episode 236
Mar 20 • 49 min
A deleted scene from the Underworld: Blood Wars episode, a cancelled Underworld cross-over, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Underworld: Blood Wars, and…
Underworld: Blood Wars LIVE!
Mar 13 • 68 min
Live from Boston, Paul, June and Jason discuss the 2016 action horror film Underworld: Blood Wars. They talk about blood drinking, vampire/werewolf hybrids, UV bullets, and much more. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here:…
Prequel to Episode 235
Mar 6 • 52 min
The Star Wars order decided, Molson drinkers unite, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul also offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Prelude to a Kiss, and opens up the Mail Bag. Plus, find out which…
Bonus: Nithya Raman
Feb 29 • 32 min
On a very special mini-sode, Paul and June chat with Nithya Raman (@nithyaforthecity) about why she decided to run to represent LA City Council District 4, climate goals, her plan to end the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, and more.…
Prelude to a Kiss (w/ Andy Greenwald, Chris Ryan)
Feb 28 • 73 min
The Ringer’s Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan (The Watch) join Paul and Jason in-sutdio for a special podcast cross-over event in which they discuss the 1992 romantic fantasy Prelude to a Kiss starring Alec Baldwin and Meg Ryan. They talk about the body…
Prequel to Episode 234
Feb 21 • 49 min
The true meaning of the word “Jam” and much more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul also offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Space Jam, shares a deleted scene from the Space Jam episode, and opens up the…
Space Jam: LIVE!
Feb 14 • 86 min
Live from Chicago, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the 1996 live action/animated sports comedy Space Jam starring Michael Jordan. They talk about Michael Jordan being unfazed when he meets the Looney Tunes, horny Bugs Bunny, soul stealing aliens, Bill…
Prequel to Episode 233
Feb 7 • 77 min
Paul and Jason break down the Fast 9 trailer with a live reaction on this week’s mini-sode! Paul also offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Adventures of Pinocchio, shares some deleted scenes from…
The Adventures of Pinocchio: LIVE!
Jan 31 • 69 min
Live from Chicago, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the 1996 fantasy adventure film The Adventures of Pinnochio starring Martin Landau and Jonathan Taylor Thomas. They talk about Geppetto and Pinocchio getting in a bathtub, donkey transformations, Pepe the…
Prequel to Episode 232
Jan 24 • 49 min
5 star reviews from Japan, slapping Jason, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul offers advice as he opens up the Paul Help Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Master of Disguise, and opens up the Mail Bag. Plus, find out which movie we…
Master of Disguise (Live from The Beacon Theatre)
Jan 17 • 92 min
Live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the 2002 comedy The Master of Disguise. They talk all things Pistachio Disguisey including the Turtle Club, constant farts, Italian accents, and what it means to be a master of…
Prequel to Episode 231
Jan 10 • 44 min
Thanksgiving invites revoked, the 9 act structure of Hallmark, and more on this week’s double mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Fateful Findings & The Spirit of Christmas, and opens up the Mail…
Fateful Findings: LIVE! (w/ Rob Huebel)
Jan 3 • 81 min
HDTGM All-star Rob Huebel (Medical Police) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 2012 cult classic Fateful Findings. Recorded live from the Moore theatre in Seattle, they talk about everything Neil Breen including soft curves, magic, tons of laptops,…
Reindeer Games (Re-Release!)
Dec 27, 2019 • 73 min
HDTGM presents a Holiday re-release of the classic Reindeer Games episode with a special introduction from Paul and Jason! Join us this Christmas as we discuss one of the worst holiday-themed movies to come out two months after December, Reindeer Games.…
The Spirit of Christmas (w/ Jessica St. Clair)
Dec 23, 2019 • 78 min
HDTGM All-star Jessica St. Clair joins Paul, Jason, and June (via Jury Duty) to discuss the Hallmark classic The Spirit of Christmas. They break down everything about this story of a young lawyer who finds romance with a spirit that takes the form of a…
Update on The Spirit of Christmas Episode
Dec 20, 2019 • 1 min
The Spirit of Christmas episode will be dropping Monday, December 23rd!
Prequel to Episode 229
Dec 13, 2019 • 48 min
Is Irish step dancing badly represented in High Strung? Find this out and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for High Strung, and opens up the Mail Bag. Plus, find out which movie…
High Strung (Live from The Beacon Theatre)
Dec 6, 2019 • 78 min
Live from The Beacon Theatre in New York City, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the 2016 drama High Strung. They talk about violin bad boys, Jazzy’s big break down, the dance teacher who broke his hips in a concentration camp, and more. This episode is…
Hobbs & Shaw: LIVE! (w/ Adam Scott, Nicole Byer)
Aug 16, 2019 • 94 min
HDTGM All-stars Adam Scott (R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?) and Nicole Byer (Best Friends h.earwolf.com/bestfriends) join Paul and Jason to discuss The Fast and the Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Recorded live at…
The Country Bears (w/ Kulap Vilaysack)
Jun 7, 2019 • 84 min
Kulap Vilaysack (Origin Story) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 2002 family musical comedy The Country Bears. They talk about the scale of the bears, Queen Latifah appearing as herself and a character, why Trixie wasn’t one of the Country Bears,…
Hercules: LIVE! (w/ Leslye Headland, Sasheer Zamata)
May 24, 2019 • 83 min
Director Leslye Headland (Russian Doll) and Sasheer Zamata (Best Friends, SNL) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 1983 science fiction-fantasy adventure film Hercules starring Lou Ferrigno. Recorded live at Largo in Los Angeles, they talk about the…
Shanghai Surprise (w/ Jordan Rubin)
May 10, 2019 • 82 min
Director/writer/performer Jordan Rubin (Critters: A New Binge) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1986 British American adventure comedy Shanghai Surprise starring Sean Penn and Madonna. They talk about George Harrison’s involvement with the…
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II: LIVE! (w/ Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen)
Apr 26, 2019 • 84 min
Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen of Long Shot join Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 Canadian supernatural slasher Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II. Recorded live at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about stink bombs, the naked terminator…
The Secret (w/ Topher Grace, Joel Kim Booster)
Apr 12, 2019 • 82 min
Topher Grace (Minor Adventures with Topher Grace) and Joel Kim Booster (Unsend) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 2007 french thriller The Secret starring David Duchovny. They do their best to unpack the insane premise of a mother’s spirit going into…
Van Helsing: LIVE! (w/ Seth Rogen, Riki Lindhome, Ben Blacker)
Mar 29, 2019 • 96 min
Seth Rogen (Long Shot), Riki Lindhome (Another Period, Garfunkel and Oates), and Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour, Hex Wives) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2004 period horror film Van Helsing. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los…
Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance LIVE! (w/ Casey Wilson)
Mar 1, 2019 • 105 min
Casey Wilson (Black Monday, Bitch Sesh) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 2018 Lifetime original movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about the lion, Africa, the Queen watching…
Dragon Blade (w/ Daniel Radcliffe, Erin Darke)
Feb 15, 2019 • 93 min
Daniel Radcliffe (Miracle Workers, Harry Potter) and Erin Darke (Dietland, Summer ’03) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2015 action film Dragon Blade starring Jackie Chan, Adrian Brody, and John Cusack. They talk about there being no dragon blade in the…
Little Italy
Feb 1, 2019 • 76 min
Paul, June, and Jason are in-studio to discuss the 2018 romantic comedy Little Italy starring Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen. They talk about the stereotypical Italian accents, the hair dye, the rain soccer game, the Luigi character, and everything…
Cellular (w/ Ike Barinholtz, Erin Gibson)
Jan 18, 2019 • 82 min
Ike Barinholtz (The Oath) and Erin Gibson (Throwing Shade) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2004 thriller Cellular starring Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, and Jason Statham. They talk about William H. Macy’s amazing performance, Kim Basinger’s character…
Holiday in Handcuffs (w/ Jessica St. Clair)
Dec 21, 2018 • 73 min
Jessica St. Clair (WOMP IT UP!) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 2007 ABC family holiday film Holiday in Handcuffs starring Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez. They talk about the rough lighting, party perms, Jessica’s Mario Lopez story, and Paul’s…
Streets of Fire: LIVE! (w/ Rachel Bloom, Jessica St. Clair)
Jan 25, 2016 • 86 min
LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, Golden Globe Award winner Rachel Bloom of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and HDTGM All-star Jessica St. Clair of Playing House join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1984 rock & roll fable Streets of Fire. They’ll cover everything from…
The Star Wars Holiday Special (w/ Matt Gourley, Eden Sher)
Dec 25, 2015 • 75 min
Celebrate Life Day with Paul, Jason, and special guests Matt Gourley of I Was There Too and Eden Sher of The Middle as they discuss the infamous 1978 CBS TV film The Star Wars Holiday Special. They’ll talk about Chewbacca being a bad father, the Diahann…
Lifeforce (w/ Lennon Parham)
Nov 14, 2015 • 78 min
Hello people of space! Beware of space vampires that will french kiss the blood out of you. Lennon Parham of Playing House and WOMP IT UP! joins Paul and Jason this week to talk all about sexy vampires in the 1985 film Lifeforce. They cover everything…
Perfect: LIVE! (w/ Seth Morris)
Oct 16, 2015 • 89 min
LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, Seth Morris returns to join Paul, Jason, and June to discuss John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis in 1985’s Perfect. They’ll talk about Travolta starting as an obituary writer, seeing a complete aerobics class, and Jamie Lee…
Masters of the Universe (w/ Tatiana Maslany)
Oct 2, 2015 • 75 min
Finally, the He-Man movie starring Dolph Lundgren on Earth with a bunch of teens. Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 film Masters of the Universe. They’ll cover He-Man not being spectacular at anything, the big…
Theodore Rex: LIVE!
Aug 21, 2015 • 92 min
Recorded LIVE from the House of Blues in San Diego, Paul, June, and Jason discuss Whoopi Goldberg and a dinosaur teaming up in Theodore Rex. They’ll talk about whether Whoopi is a robot or a cyborg, super horny dinos, Molly Rex singing, the puppet in the…
Top Dog: LIVE!
Aug 10, 2015 • 67 min
In the first ever bootleg edition of How Did This Get Made, Paul, June, and Jason discuss the most shocking and disturbing look at the white supremacy movement ever made: Chuck Norris’ Top Dog. Recorded LIVE from The House of Blues in San Diego, they’ll…
Runaway (w/ Rhea Butcher)
Jul 10, 2015 • 79 min
The hilarious Rhea Butcher of Put Your Hands Together and Wham Bam Pow joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss Runaway, a movie that is 1984 to the max! They’ll cover everything from the box robots with guns, Gene Simmons’ intense stare, and Tom Selleck’s…
Face Off: LIVE! (w/ Randall Park)
May 1, 2015 • 91 min
Recorded LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, actor Randall Park joins Paul, Jason, and June to discuss the best movie about face switching ever made, Face Off! They cover everything from Nic Cage asking everyone to suck his tongue, the kabuki like…
Con Air LIVE! (w/ Seth Grahame-Smith)
Apr 17, 2015 • 94 min
Recorded LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, filmmaker and author Seth Grahame-Smith joins Paul, Jason, and June to discuss Con Air, one of the most requested movies in a night of Nicolas Cage films. They cover everything from Nic Cage’s southern accent,…
Winter’s Tale (w/ Andy Daly)
Feb 25, 2014 • 88 min
Fellow Earwolf podcaster Andy Daly (Comedy Central’s Review, The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project) joins Paul & Jason to discuss Winter’s Tale aka a movie that was deemed unfilmable. They’ll cover everything from the flying horses, the totally bonkers…
Fair Game (w/ Danny Zuker)
Nov 19, 2013 • 63 min
Modern Family’s Danny Zuker joins Paul, June, and Jason to figure out how Cindy Crawford was given a starring role in 1995’s Fair Game. They’ll discuss the absurdity of someone having a pizza account, Cindy Crawford being awful at seducing a super nerd,…
Fast & Furious 6 (w/ Adam Scott)
May 28, 2013 • 65 min
Standing ovations were made and tears were shed as Paul, June, Jason, and Adam Scott strapped themselves in for another Fast & Furious adventure complete with fast cars, amnesia, and family. They discuss why the incredible feats these drag racers…
Sleepaway Camp
Oct 30, 2012 • 69 min
Paul, Jason, June Diane, and MTV’s Zack Pearlman talk 1983’s Sleepaway Camp on this Halloween episode of How Did This Get Made. We learn about incest, how much salt to add to boiling water, and, most importantly, to be cautious of water snakes. Also, we…
Spider-Man 3
Jul 17, 2012 • 45 min
As Jason puts it, imagine being a young child who LOVES the Spider-Man series, then finds out half of this movie is about Mary Jane’s failing Broadway career. Who Charted’s Kulap Vilaysack joins the gang to discuss how an excess of villains, dance…
Punisher: War Zone
Oct 3, 2011 • 60 min
This week’s How Did This Get Made? is the first of its kind. Our guests are Lexi Alexander, director of Punisher: War Zone and Patton Oswalt, one of the movie’s most vocal supporters. Together with Paul and June (unfortunately Jason had to miss this one)…
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