How Did This Get Made?

How Did This Get Made?

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.


September 22, 2023 76 mins

The HDTGM crew are LIVE from the Beacon Theatre in New York to break down the 1973 tale of a rebellious young seagull who just wants to fly fast and ends up... in outer space?! Despite June insisting the movie made her feel "not well", they discuss Neil Diamond's nonsense soundtrack, Jonathan's whispery voice, the film's religious undertones, and much more. Plus, we hear compelling evidence that this film could be on the list of cr...

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Kulap Vilaysack (Add to Cart podcast) 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 both herself and a character, why Trixie wasn’t one of the Country Bears, honey being booze for bears, and much more. Plus, June shares advice on what to do if you encounter a bear. (Originally released 06/06/2019)


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September 15, 2023 49 mins

Jason and Paul answer listener calls and reminisce about old sitcoms, Paul digs into corrections and omissions from The First Power, shares a bonus scene from The First Power live show, and announces next week's movie.


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Ike Barinholtz and Erin Gibson join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2004 thriller Cellular starring Chris Evans, Kim Basinger, and Jason Statham. They talk about William H. Macy’s amazing performance, Kim Basinger’s character naming her son Ricky Martin, and the makers of the movie not knowing how cellphones work. Plus, everyone has some fun with their new favorite character “Jason Statham Angeleno.” (Originally released 01/17/2019)



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September 8, 2023 70 mins

LIVE from the Chevalier Theatre in Boston, the HDTGM crew break down the 1990 Lou Diamond Phillips horror-thriller The First Power. They discuss LDP constantly pulling out his gun, the homeless flying bag lady, sultry psychic Tess, and if the killer did actually possess a horse. Plus, Paul gets lost in the theater during the audience Q&A.


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Topher Grace and Joel Kim Booster join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2007 French thriller The Secret starring David Duchovny & Olivia Thirlby. They do their best to unpack the insane premise of a mother’s spirit going into her daughter’s body. Plus, Jason & Paul explain the film's plot to June to hear her reaction. (Originally released 04/11/2019)


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September 1, 2023 48 mins

Paul and Jason answer listener calls on the help line, Paul digs into corrections & omissions from Switch, shares a bonus scene from the Switch live show, and announces next week's movie. 



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"Everyone Is Dead Except Us" by Wolfie's Just Fine

SolGaard Carry-On Closet Suitcase

Evergoods Transit Duffle 35L

Evergoods Transit Packing Cube 8L


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August 28, 2023 74 mins

In a special 100th episode of HDTGM, Paul, June, and Jason finally tackle Junior, the movie that inspired HDTGM’s original cover art! They’ll cover everything from Smartszennegger, Emma Thompson being a klutz, Schwarzenegger in drag, DeVito’s jerk off room, and how there is no scientific explanation for how Schwarzenegger’s baby could survive in his belly. Plus, everyone pitches their remake of the film. (Originally released 12/25/...

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August 25, 2023 83 mins

HDTGM all-star Jessica St. Clair (The Deep Dive) joins Paul, June, & Jason to break down the 1991 body swap comedy Switch starring Ellen Barkin & Jimmy Smits. LIVE from the Wilbur Theater in Boston, the crew discuss the hot tub murder scene, the protagonist's homophobia, the ad agency boss' perm, and the restaurant exclusively for slow-dancing lesbians. Plus, they ask "Is the learning curve for walking in high heels 50 days?" and "...

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August 21, 2023 86 mins

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 Murray elevating the movie, the definition of a “jam,” and much more. (Originally released 02/13/2020)


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August 18, 2023 45 mins

Jason and Paul give a behind-the-scenes recap of the Balcony Monsters Tour. Plus, Paul digs into corrections & omissions from Hangman and announces next week's movie.



The Andy Daly Podcast Project

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Death on the Lot

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"Cowboy Nudes" by Geese

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Bryan Safi & Erin Gibson (Attitudes! podcast) join Paul and Jason to discuss the 2017 psychological crime thriller The Snowman starring Michael Fassbender and Rebecca Ferguson. LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles, they discuss the name Harry Hole, how nobody ever mentions there's a snowman at every crime scene, the coffee bean torture scene, and more. Plus, we hear some exclusive behind the scenes info from someone who worked on the fil...

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August 11, 2023 84 mins

PA_L, JA_ON, & J_NE play detective while breaking down the 2017 serial killer mystery Hangman starring Al Pacino, Karl Urban, & Brittany Snow. This is a movie where a killer teases his crimes via the children's game Hangman, yet the cops NOT ONCE TRY TO SOLVE THE HANGMAN PUZZLE! In their best Pacino southern accents, the HDTGM crew ask: Why does Brittany Snow have unlimited crime scene access? Why did the killer write in Latin? Was...

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Go Ninja! Go Ninja! Go!!! Adam Pally joins Paul, Jason, and June to discuss Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze LIVE from Irving Plaza in New York City. They cover the horrific amount of pizza, why these are the most charmless turtles imaginable, April O’Neil’s strange relationship with the turtles, and more. Plus, we hear from Vanilla Ice himself on how Ninja Rap was born. (Originally released 06/26/2015)



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August 4, 2023 47 mins

Paul & Jason chat about books & podcasts they're currently loving, and Paul digs into corrections & omissions from Absolution, shares a bonus scene from the Absolution live show, and announces next week's movie.


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HDTGM all-stars Nicole Byer (Best Friends) and Adam Scott (R U Talkin’ R.E.M. RE: ME?) join Paul and Jason to talk about the 2018 science fiction thriller The Meg starring Jason Statham. Recorded live at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about Statham’s incredible diving, the secondary characters being stereotypes, and the Meg eye stab. (Originally released 08/30/2018)


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HDTGM all-star Jessica St. Clair returns to help break down the 1997 sci-fi masterpiece Absolution (aka The Journey: Absolution) starring Mario Lopez, Jaime Pressly, & Richard Grieco. Recorded LIVE from Largo in LA, they discuss the title credits over b-roll of lava, the awful sex scene, Team Z's long underwear, and Richard Grieco's inspired performance. Plus, Jessica compares the movie to Coal Miner's Daughter even though she's ne...

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HDTGM all-star Rob Huebel joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1979 sci-fi horror film The Visitor. Recorded live from Seattle, they talk all about scary birds, the speed of wheelchair elevators, ice skating, and much more. Warning: There is some light gun violence discussion in this episode. (Originally released 04/22/2021)



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July 21, 2023 53 mins

Jason & Paul relive their Joni Mitchell concert experience, Paul digs into corrections and omissions from both Hypnotic & Sleepover, shares a bonus scene from the Hypnotic live show, and announces next week's movie.



Both Sides Now - Live at The Isle of Wight Festival 1970

Shadows and Light (Joni Mitchell live album)

Joni Mitchell At Newport

Joni Mitchell Archives


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Paul, June, and Jason welcome Deanna Cheng (Black Monday) to discuss the 1989 film Teen Witch starring Robyn Lively and Zelda Rubinstein. They cover everything including the bedroom chairs, condom chanting, the murder house that is not an appropriate place to be making out, and “Top That,” the first ever rap battle on film. (Originally released 02/24/2016)


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