How Did This Not Get Made

How Did This Not Get Made

Hosts Daniel Kawka and David Spencer discover the scripts that never got produced and the movies and TV shows that didn’t make it to the screen.... Show More

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July 31, 2020 57 min

Jerry Lewis was a well established independent filmmaker, well before the term "independent filmmaker" was widely used in the film industry. Was he ready for this holocaust drama about a clown? 

Clips used in this episode:

The Great Dictator (1940)

The Caddy (1953)

The Bellboy (1960)

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin Reunion 1976 MDA Telethon

Jerry Lewis interview with David Letterman (1982)

The Dick Cavett Show

Starcrash (1979)

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July 24, 2020 56 min

Back in the late 90s Dan Harmon (Community and Rick and Morty) and Rob Schrab nearly made the wild sitcom Heat Vision and Jack. Unfortunately only the pilot was made, directed by Ben Stiller and starring Jack Black and Owen Wilson.

Clips used in the show:

Heat Vision and Jack (1999)

Monster House (2006)

Chad Vader Day Shift Manager - A Galaxy Not So Far Away S1 Ep1

Dan Harmon, Community - XOXO Festival (2012)

 

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July 17, 2020 70 min

The IT Crowd and Spaced were wildly popular in the UK, so the American version should be just as good right?

Clips used in the show:

Spaced (American) (2008)

Asylum (1996)

Spaced (1999)

Hot Fuzz special features (Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright on writing)

Episodes (2011)

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)

How I Met Your Mother (2005)

IT Crowd (2006)

IT Crowd (American) (2006)

NBC's interview with producer Ben Silverman

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July 10, 2020 97 min

Back in the 70's, Stan Lee pushed for a Spider-Man movie, and nearly got his wish fulfilled when it was giving to the sci-fi master at the time James Cameron. 

Clips and music used in this episode:

Aliens (1986)

Batman & Robin (1997)

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Batman (1989)

Cannon Films Logo

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Eight Legged Freaks (2002)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Hook (1991)

Top G...

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Daniel and David discover the Beatles were suppose to be a part of the very first live action Lord of the Rings movie. 

Clips and music used in the episode:

The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" "Carry That Weight" "With a Little Help From My Friends" 

Arlo Guthrie "Alice's Restaurant"

Caveman (Trailer 1981)

Excalibur (1981)

The Return of the King (1980)

The Lord of the Rings (1978)

Yellow Submari...

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June 5, 2020 3 min

Hosts Daniel Kawka and David Spencer discover the scripts that never got produced and the movies and tv shows that didn’t make it to the screen.

Season 1 begins July 3rd!

Music by Kevin MacLeod
"Discovery Hit"
"Jazz Brunch"
"Miami Nights "

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