The Who Was? Podcast

The Who Was? Podcast

Sketch comedy / history quiz podcast based on the popular “Who Was…?” book series.

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June 29, 2022 25 min

This ep is outta sight when science fiction meets science facts meets our stellar contestants! Elliott and Jules talk about Hungry, Hungry Hippos!

 

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We're bringing you a SUPERCUT of all the T/F that has aired on the show so far. It's a concentrated lightning round of facts...enjoy! 

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June 15, 2022 27 min

Two determined contestants face off to discover who knows more about these pioneers of justice! Elliott eats a spider donut!

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June 8, 2022 28 min

It's brother against brother and contestant against contestant in this high-flying episode! Happy Bros Day everyone! We promise it’s a real thing!

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June 1, 2022 30 min

Two pioneering spirits set off to see who gets the final word on Johnny Appleseed and Mark Twain! Elliott tries to figure out travel soccer and invents the next big sports craze!

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Our first CLASH OF THE CLASSMATES episodes as two contestants from Mr. Bruno's class try to outshine each other in this innovative episode! The show's newest sponsor pairs lonely scientists together to illuminate legumes!

 

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Our regal contestants regale us with their amazing knowledge of these two unique rulers! Queen Elizabeth I, who sounds a lot more like Adele than you would think, drops by to say, "Hello"!

 

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May 11, 2022 26 min

Charming contestants engage in a battle of wits in this delightful episode! Funny Ladies Lucille Ball and Jane Austen stop by to pitch a new project they're working on! 

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May 4, 2022 28 min

Our magical contestants keep us "ooo'ing" and "aaah'ing" in this death-defying episode! Elliott reveals why he's never been able to get a gig as a magician's assistant!

 

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April 27, 2022 27 min

Two powerful kid contestants square off to find out who rules in this episode about famous conquerors! Bea decides her first job as The Who Was Emperor is to make Elliott the host…a job he already has! 

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April 20, 2022 29 min

Two out of this world contestants face off to see who knows more about these STAR MEN! Bowie and Galileo involve everyone in a band naming dispute! 

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April 13, 2022 31 min

Two fit and fantastic contestants bring their best in this nail-biter of a game! Elliott tells us why his favorite baseball players are the ones who look like they need a hug!

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April 6, 2022 29 min

Two high achievers leap for 1st place in this soaring episode! Producer Jane unintentionally heightens the tension at the final buzzer! 

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March 30, 2022 31 min

In this episode, two worthy opponents get into the groove with the First Lady of Soul and try to beat each other for the win! Elliott gets patriotic with a military march! 

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March 23, 2022 28 min

Two kid contestants square off to find out who knows more about radical painter Frida Kahlo and entertainment mogul Walt Disney! Our host Elliott is blown away by the sound effects our musician Eric creates!

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March 16, 2022 23 min

Two kid contestants go head-to-head to see who knows more about Underground Railroad Conductor Harriet Tubman and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Our host Elliott sings a song about food!

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March 16, 2022 27 min

Two fierce kid competitors test their knowledge of science rockstar Marie Curie and delish chocolate maker Milton Hershey! But the real winner today is our host Elliott who walks away with a brand new middle name!

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March 4, 2022 1 min

Podcast series based on the the popular “Who Was…” book series. Kid contestants compete in comedy / history quiz show.

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