Was This Always Weird

Hosts Cody Dearing & Matt Stoner are joined by a special guest each episode to help breakdown the hilarious, upsetting, & unusual truth about a beloved movie.
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May 23, 2018

A fat kid thinks people are mean to him because he's fat, but really its because he's a violent bully.

We talked about 1995's fat kid teen fantasy, Angus. 

May 17, 2018

John Travolta and Nicholas Cage are arch rivals who change faces and bad touch each others families. 

Super awesome dude and supportive fan of the podcast, Sean Farnsworth, joins us to talk about Face/Off (1997). 

May 9, 2018

Before he was cruising the galaxy with Morty, Doc Brown was helping kids scam their parents into paying for a bogus NO RULES summer camp.

We watched Camp Nowhere (1994), starring Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson (Biff from Back To The Future).

May 2, 2018

$5 a day and a room in the same hotel as Tia Carrere? America truly does have the best legal system. 

Matt and Cody examine Pauly Shore's Jury Duty (1995) and whether or not it's fair to say a movie held up if it was never any good to begin with.

Apr 26, 2018

Man, surfers are so fucking cool. And some of them rob banks! and Keanu Reeves is all like, whoooahhh. But then Swayze is like, brooo, you a secret agent? 

We talk the original 1911 Point Break and how it's a zen meditation on some cheeseball bs, but Lori Petty is pretty cool. 

Apr 19, 2018

The worst kid in baseball breaks his arm and becomes hot shit all of a sudden. 

We talk the kids baseball fantasy movie Rookie of the Year and all of its bogus logic. 

Apr 12, 2018

Sarah must navigate a maze to save her baby brother, but will she survive its cast of characters which include the ogre man with enormous eyebrows, violent fox, and David Bowie's sweet sweet bulge. 

It's episode 100 baybee! We're talking Jim Henson's creepy puppet movie starring Jennifer Connelly, The Labyrinth (1986).

Apr 4, 2018

The police force loosens its hiring policies and a wave of incompetent pranksters, and full-time underdogs enlist.

We talked about 1984's Police Academy and it's sexy look at law enforcement. 

Mar 28, 2018

A man who clearly needs help dresses up like an old Scottish woman to deceive her family, and all we did was laugh.

In this episode we take on the 1993 award winning movie, Mrs.Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field

Mar 21, 2018

Based on the Stephen King short story, The Body, Stand By Me tells the timeless coming of age tale about the right of passage all young men go through: lying to your parents, stealing a gun, smoking cigarettes, cursing like a sailor, and walking for a day and a half to see a dead body. 

We've all been there.

Letty Tomlinson (A Little Help From My Friends Podcast) takes a trip down memory lane as we look back on Stand By Me (1986), starring Corey Feldman, Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Kiefer Sutherland, Jerry O'Connell, and a bunch of other white dudes. 

Mar 15, 2018

A young girls nightmare of a life only get worse when her only friend is killed by bees.

In this week's episode we take on the 1991 movie designed to make us all sad, My Girl. 

Mar 7, 2018

A damn dirty trick of a movie to get kids to watch a horror movie with rabbits. 

Douglas Eaton-Landis hops into the studio to discuss Watership Down, the 1978 film based on the book by Richard Adams. 

Feb 28, 2018

An underdog story about a youth baseball team of misfits coached by a drunk who lose like they're supposed to.

The 1976 Bad News Bears starring Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal used the reckless adult behavior of their day to help pave the way for generations of underdog sports movies to follow.

Feb 14, 2018

Martin Lawrence and Will Smith are a mixed match pair of buddy cops who are bad people that are bad at their job. 

Alex Ybarra (Average Caucasian) joins the show to talk about Micheal Bay's early career hit, Bad Boys (1995). 

Feb 7, 2018

A true celebration of violence.

Matt and Cody talk Ernest Goes To Camp (1987), in which Ernest is bumped up from cleaning crew at a camp to the untrained counselor responsible for a group of awesomely dressed delinquent children.  
Jan 31, 2018

A young boy has to prove to his family that aliens are real so that everyone will stop hating him.

In this episode we talk about Mac and Me, a movie that looked at E.T. and said "that alien could look more like genitals". 

Jan 24, 2018

Burt Reynolds pulls out his D right next to an 8 year old boy. There's another 90 minutes or so of movie around this where a kid is teamed up with a gruff cop, but pretty much this is the movie where Reynolds casually exposes himself to an 8 year old. 

Matt Stoner and Cody Dearing take on Cop and 1/2,  the classic buddy cop movie about your worst 8 year old with a badge. 

Jan 17, 2018

A half-human half-vampire hunts other vampires and uses his cool sword to kill them for being big mean jerks. 

We discussed the Marvel comic movie from 1998 starring Wesley Snipes, Blade. 

Jan 10, 2018

Sometimes you hack the planet, and other times...the planet hacks you.

Jake Milward is back on the show to talk about Hackers, the 1995 film the correctly guessed that their snapshot of technology at the time would age like a fine wine. 

Jan 3, 2018

Stanley Ipkiss takes the red pill, and get's what is rightfully his. The girl, the money, the power, and the keeses. 

Frank Netscher (Fuck This Week) digs in with us to reveal the tender underbelly of what makes Jim Carrey's, The Mask, such an awful movie. 

Dec 28, 2017

Rogue American soldiers steal chemical weapons, and threaten to launch them at San Francisco unless Nicholas Cage makes a hard turn in his acting career to become the balls crazy action badass we know and love today. 

In this episode we take on the Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer action classic starring Nicholas Cage, Sean Connery, and the doctor from Scubs, The Rock. 

Dec 13, 2017

Keanu Reaves is just a normal dude with almost no skills stuck in a job he hates which can only me one thing, he's the most special person in existence and it's up to him to save humanity from robot-kind. 

Casie Luong glitches into the system with us as we nitpick hole's and dive into fan theories surrounding whether Neo is really the one in 1999's The Matrix. 

Dec 6, 2017

Two psychotic best friends imagine themselves out of their depressing lives and into the glamorous world of public access TV.

Robert Segovia joins the crew as we discuss Saturday Night Live's highest grossing movie, Wayne's World, starring Mike Meyers & Dana Carvey. 

Nov 29, 2017

The impossibly fantastic tale of a world where where the Ramones are sex icons. 

The Delicate Boys from Austin, TX get rowdy with us as we discuss 1979's Rock 'N' Roll High School. 

Nov 22, 2017

A teenager goes back in time to learn that he hates his dad, has the hots for his mom, and will forever be tormented by a broad shouldered doo-doo freak. 

Justin Soileau joins us again to talk about Back To The Future (1985), a fun film about incest the whole family can enjoy! 

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