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.

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June 11, 2021 67 min

Daniel and David go over listener emails and we discuss the line up for Season 3 of How Did This NOT Get Made.

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Michael Spellacy joins us again, this time for the much anticipated Snyder Cut of the Justice League and the story behind how it happened.

 

Clips used in this episode:

SuperFriends Theme Song

Justice League (2021)

Justice League (2017)

Dragon Ball Z (1996)

PonderPop: Watchmen Interview Director Zack Snyder

Music by Kevin MacLeod

"Discovery Hit"

"Jazz Brunch"

"Miami Nights"

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May 7, 2021 96 min

We are joined by DC comics expert Michael Spellacy as we go through the history of the Justice League and the unmade George Miller film Justice League: Mortal.

 

Clips used in this episode:

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008)

Paperman (2009)

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Justice League of America (1997)

Justice League The Animated Series (2001)

Justice League Unlimited (2004)

Young Justice (2010)

Legends of the Superheroes (1979)

Mad...

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April 30, 2021 100 min

Tony Goldmark joins us again! But this time to talk about his personal account of his start with Channel Awesome and the unmade film that he was nearly a part of The Devil's Jesters.

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Clips used in this episode:

"Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury" by Rachel Bloom

Mr. Show (1995) The Independent Nations Games

"Apologize" by Timbaland ft. OneRepublic

Music by Kevin MacLeod

"Discovery Hit"

"Jazz Brunch"

"M...

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April 23, 2021 38 min
Who wouldn't want to watch a musical Garfield movie about the end of times?   Clips used in this episode: Batman (1989) Cardinal Cinema The Story of Jim Davis (Garfield Documentary) Garfield (2004) Garfield and Friends (1988) Happy Birthday, Garfield! (1988) Glarfieldiator El-Cid Here Comes Garfield (1982) The Real Ghostbusters (1986) Rick and Morty (2013) The Garfield Show (2008) The Muppet Show (1974) "Ain't Nobody He...
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April 16, 2021 68 min

Before the Mandalorian and the Disney buyout, plans of a live action Star Wars television show was in the works with a plan for a $50 million pilot and 400 episodes.

Clips used in this episode:
The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
Solo (2018)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Star Wars Underworld test footage + Making Of
Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
The Youn...

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April 9, 2021 84 min

What would it take for there to be a RoboCop sequel in a post 2020 world? 

"RoboCop Rap" performed by Michael William Hunter

Clips used in this episode:

Community (2009)

Gabriel Gundacker Vine (Favorite Movie)

RoboCop (1987)

Spider-Man Homecoming (2017)

Little Monsters (2017)

Meet Colonel RoboCop, KFC Commercial

Mortal Kombat 11 RoboCop vs Terminator

Naked Lunch (1991) 

Nissin Noodles RoboCop Ad

RoboCop II (1990)

RoboCop (2...

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April 2, 2021 48 min

Eric from Almost Famous minute joins us to talk about the Cameron Crowe David Bowie film that nearly got made.

Clips used in this episode:
Almost Famous (2000)
Led Zeppelin "Stairway to Heaven"
Elton John "Tiny Dancer"
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Cameron Crowe Unboxes His 'Almost Famous' Archive (Rolling Stone Magazine)
Stillwater (Nancy Wilson) "Fever Dog"
Gregg Allman "T...

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Daniel gets a chance to sit down with Bob Blackburn, admin of the Ed Wood Jr FaceBook group and long time friend of Kathy Wood, Ed Wood's widow. We dive deeper into the career of the angora loving, Plan Nine From Outer Space director Ed Wood Jr and his lost film I Woke Up Early the Day I Died.

 

Clips used in this episode:

ED WOOD the Musical composed by Rick Tell

Incredibly Strange Ed Wood hosted by Jonathan Ross

Darcy Clay

&#...

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March 26, 2021 51 min

Chris Sanders (the creator of Lilo & Stitch) could've led the way for Disney animation with their first CG animated feature, American Dog, but it never saw the light of day.

Clips used in this episode:
The Lone Defender (1930)
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954)
Bolt (2008)
Historic Archival Stock Footage WWII - U.S. Army Drafts Dogs Into Its Ranks
Lilo & Stitch (Teaser Trailer-Lion King)
Lilo & Stitch (Teaser Tra...

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March 19, 2021 80 min

Tracy Comeau of the Barenaked ABC's joins Daniel and David as they uncover the Barenaked Ladies Variety Show.
Clips used in the episode:
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
The Barenaked Ladies
"Ballad of Gordon"
"If I Had $1,000,000"
"Green Christmas"
"The Canadian Snacktime Trilogy I Snacktime"
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Community (2009)
Mad TV (1995) featuring Corky and the Juice Pigs performi...

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March 12, 2021 77 min

Halo was the biggest game in the early 2000s and put XBOX on the map as the game console to have. Surely the movie will be a big hit, right? RIGHT?

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Xbox Console Reveal (2001)
Alive in Joburg (2006)
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Halo Landfall (2007)
Halo: Combat Evolved (2001)
Halo Theme Song by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori
"Hey, Hey, We're the Monks" by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater
"Boss of M...

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March 5, 2021 81 min

David and Dan explore another American adaptation of yet another TV show. Red, White, and Blue Dwarf.

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Clips used in this Episode:
Buffy (1997)
Community (2009)
Dave Hollins Space Cadet (1984)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
FRIENDS (1994)
Red Dwarf (1988)
Red Dwarf US Pilot (1992)
Red Dwarf 2nd US Pilot (1992)
Red Dwarf USA Documentary
Music by Kevin MacLeod
"Discovery Hit"
"Jazz Brunch"
"Miami Ni...

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February 26, 2021 92 min

What happens when you mix Star Wars with the creators of Robot Chicken? Star Wars Detours!

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Clips used in this episode:
Avatar The Last Airbender: Behind the Scenes
Chad Vader (2006)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Ewoks (1985)
Family Guy (1999)
Robot Chicken (2005)
Josh Gad pesters Daisy Ridley with Star Wars questions
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)
Seth Green's Conan & Crazy Britney Short (1999)
Star Wars...

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February 19, 2021 97 min
What would happen if Dinosaurs escaped from Isla Nubar and invaded the world?
No idea, cause this movie failed to answer that question.

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Clips used in this episode:
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Lost World Jurassic Park (1997)
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Godzilla, King of the Monster! (1956)
Frankenstein (1931)
Westworld (1973)
Wilhelm Scream
Music by Kevin MacLeod
"Discovery Hit"
"Jazz Brunch"
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December 18, 2020 70 min

Before Woody or Buzz Lightyear, we dive into what was suppose to be the first Pixar feature full length film featuring Tinny from Tin Toy and possibly a demonic baby.

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Clips used in this episode:
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Up (2009)
Turner & Hooch (1989)
Nitemare (1979)
"Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride" by Mark Keali'i Ho'omalu and Kamehameha
Schools Children's Chorus
Lil...

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November 1, 2020 36 min

Another bonus episode! Daniel and David go over the listener emails and we discuss the line up for Season 2 of How Did This NOT Get Made.

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October 30, 2020 86 min

The notorious Edward D Wood Jr is known for being the worst director in Hollywood, but was he really and how is he still relevant to this day? In this episode we discuss the one movie that got away from Eddie, how it got made and how it got lost.

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Clips used in this episode:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Lisa Zane
"Bink E Bink"
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1957)
Darcy Clay
"Jesus I was...

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October 9, 2020 81 min

Was Superman Lives the greatest Superman movie never made or was the production so chaotic that it was doomed for failure?

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Clips used in the episode:
Adventures of Superman (1952)
Superman (1948)
Adventures of Superboy (1961)
CollegeHumor Batman and Superman Team Up Superman (1978)
The Death of Superman (2018)
Donald's Decision (1941)
FRIENDS (1994)
The Boys (2019)
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)
Kevin Smith on ...

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October 2, 2020 89 min

Superman is by far the most iconic super hero of all time, but where did the character come from? We explore Superman through out the years leading up to the beginning of unproduced film Superman Lives.

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Clips used in the episode:
Adventures of Superman (1952)
Superman (1948)
Adventures of Superboy (1961)
CollegeHumor Batman and Superman Team Up Superman (1978)
The Death of Superman (2018)
Donald's Decision (1941)
F...

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