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Episode 1 – featuring the Roger Corman classic A Bucket of Blood, Victor in a coffee house, and more than you ever wanted to know about coffee.
Episode 2 – featuring one of the first horror films ever made – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – the silent classic voted one of the most profoundly disturbing films of all time by B-movie critic Joe Bob Briggs in his book Profoundly Disturbing. You’ll also learn how to design your dream kitchen with proper cabinet choices.
Episode 3 – featuring the Bowery Boys / East End Kids / Dead End Kids in Ghosts on the Loose. Watch and listen for Bela Lugosi sneaking in a naughty word during the film. This film is also regarded as the first movie appearance of the lovely Ava Gardner.
Weird-O-Rama’s Rodeo Round-Up – A website exclusive episode featuring weird rodeo-themed short films, cartoons, commercials, and retro TV. See children thrown from ponies, men bull riding to Little Richard, Lee Van Cleef being targeted for murder, and much more!
Episode 4 – featuring a little-seen supernatural thriller shot in the Philippines – Blood Thirst. You’ll also learn all sorts of fun things about Coca-Cola and have a jingle stuck in your head for days.
Episode 5 – Our first double double-feature! This episode features two episodes of the 1940 Green Hornet cliffhanger serial and two horror-themed classic TV shows: An episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and You Asked For It starring Bela Lugosi.
Episode 6 – featuring a kaiju (Japanese giant monster movie) classic, Gammera the Invincible. You’ll also see a classic short film from the Atomic Age and Victor’s attempt to interview a Gammera expert.
Weird-O-Rama’s Grindhouse Gorefest – Another website exclusive episode featuring over an hour of grindhouse movie trailers from the 1960’s – 1980’s, plus some vintage drive-in clips.
Episode 7 – featuring an actual good film, Carnival of Souls – a creepy classic that deserves to be seen more than it has. You won’t believe it was directed by the same man who directed Cindy Goes to a Party.
Episode 8 – George Zucco, a favorite to B-movie fans everywhere, stars as a creepy vampire in Dead Men Walk. There are also sizzling performances by Dead Dick Hammer and the TBA Band.
Episode 9 – featuring Eegah! – a film you have to see to believe that involves rockin’ teens discovering a giant caveman in the American southwest desert. You’ll also learn about hairstyles throughout history.
Weird-O-Rama’s Auto Show – Another website exclusive! Our Auto Show features classic commercials and short films centered around automobile culture of the 1950s and 1960s.
Episode 10 – It’s a classic – Night of the Living Dead! Victor interviews NOTLD screenwriter John Russo in this episode and you’ll also learn about proper nutrition.
Episode 11 – Our first Christmas Weird-tacular! Visit Santa’s workshop, see Jack Benny drive Mel Blanc crazy, and more! Victor also interviews Dark Night of the Scarecrow writer J.D. Feigelson.
Episode 12 – Roger Corman’s Beast from Haunted Cave is part-heist flick, part-monster movie, part snow skiing film.
Weird-O-Rama’s Police Report – Another website exclusive episode featuring odd clips highlighting police officers and public safety.
Episode 13 – It’s a love story…from Roger Corman! Tormented features Richard Carlson haunted by the ghost of his lover!
Episode 14 – Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules! You can’t go wrong with a title like that, or with special effects done by the man who created E.T.! Really!
Episode 15 – Our second Double Double-Feature. You’ll see two episodes of The Green Hornet, an episode of Space Patrol, and an episode of Tales of Tomorrow.
Episode 17 – Presenting a drive-in classic – The Giant Gila Monster. You’ll also see interviews with the owners of Christine and the Goblin Head from Maximum Overdrive!
Episode 18 – Bela Lugosi stars in The Human Monster (also known as Dark Eyes of London). There are also performances by Dead Dick Hammer and the TBA Band!
Episode 19 – It’s our first Mexican horror film – Curse of the Aztec Mummy. Victor also interviews real-life luchadors and there are even luchador matches during the episode!
Episode 20 – Our third double double-feature! We bring you two more episodes of The Green Hornet, an episode of Suspense starring Bela Lugosi, an episode of The Veil hosted by Boris Karloff, and Victor’s interview with Pat “Marilyn Munster” Priest!
Episode 21 – Richard “Have Gun, Will Travel” Boone stars in I Bury the Living, a creepy thriller involving a map that might be killing people. Really. There’s also a classic Popeye cartoon and another episode of The Green Hornet.
Episode 22 – Yes, there really is a film called Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter, and we have it here for you! He actually meets Dr. Frankenstein’s granddaughter, but that’s beside the point. There’s also a great Tex Avery cartoon in this episode.
Episode 23 – Make the Christmas spirit last all year by watching Victor host Scrooge – the first “talkie” film version of the classic tale.
Episode 24 – It’s our first kung fu movie – Lady Whirlwind starring Angela Mao and Sammo Hung! Victor also interviews pro-wrestler April Hunter.
Episode 25 – Christopher Lee stars in this excellent gothic horror film – Horror Hotel (also known as City of the Dead). Victor also interviews actor Joe Turkel, who played Lloyd the bartender in The Shining, among many other great roles.
Episode 26 – Pour yourself a cocktail and enjoy The Killer Shrews starring James Best. Victor interviews fans at a horror film convention and also presents a short film on the dangers of booze and a cartoon involving animals selling it!
Episode 27 – Victor brings you The Mad Monster, starring two of our favorite actors – George Zucco and Glenn Strange. He also interviews actress Dee Wallace!
Episode 28 – It’s another Roger Corman classic – Little Shop of Horrors. Victor interviews the director and lead actors in a local production of the musical, and you’ll learn all about carnivorous plants!
Episode 29 – Our fourth double double-feature brings you two more chapters in the 1940 “Green Hornet” cliffhanger serial, an episode of “Captain Midnight,” and an episode of “Tales of Tomorrow” (starring a young Paul Newman!). Victor also interviews attendees, artists, and writers at the 2014 Indiana Comic Con.
Episode 30 – It’s our first “Euro-trash” horror film – Lady Frankenstein. Victor also interviews a Notre Dame college professor who’s an expert on the Frankenstein story. He also brings you a classic Superman cartoon, and you’ll learn how to choose the right mate.
Episode 31 – Our fifth double double-feature! This time we bring you an episode of The Lone Ranger and One Step Beyond as well as the final two episodes of the Green Hornet cliffhanger serial from the early 1940’s.
Episode 32 – We bring you one of the craziest kung fu movies you’ve ever seen – Return of the Kung Fu Dragon. Don’t try to follow the plot too much, just enjoy the ride. Victor also interviews attendees of Chicago’s Flashback Weekend.
Episode 33 – Victor interviews makeup artist Robert Kurtzman and brings you The Monster Maker with J. Carroll Naish. You’ll also learn proper grooming tips! NEW!
Episode 35 – It’s a Christmas-themed episode featuring the bizarre Mexican film Santa Claus from 1959. You’ll also receive Christmas greetings from around the world.
Episode 36 – Victor brings you Ed Wood’s “classic” – Plan 9 from Outer Space. He also interviews one of the actors from the film – Conrad Brooks (who plays Jamie the cop). You’ll also learn about space suits and see a great vintage cartoon from the 1960’s.
Episode 37 – Our first biker film! C.C. and Company stars Ann-Margaret, cult movie fan-favorite Sid Haig, and Super Bowl III MVP Joe Namath. Yes, you read that right. Full disclosure: This movie contains nudity and harsh language.
Episode 38 – featuring a lost TV movie pilot, Good Against Evil, about a Satanic cult and written by none other than Hammer Film Studios’ Jimmy Sangster!
Episode 39 – It’s our seventh Double Double-Feature! Victor hosts two episodes of the Phantom cliffhanger serial, an episode of Here Comes Tobor, and a forgotten Three Stooges TV pilot.
Episode 40 – featuring The Vampire Bat starring three classic B-movie actors: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, and Dwight Frye.
Episode 41 – Our second Gamera movie! War of the Monsters has Gamera fighting the bizarre Barugon while gangsters run about and mess up everything. You’ll also learn why atom bomb tests are so important.
Episode 42 – Double double-feature #8! You’ll go back in time to meet Christopher Columbus, fight crime alongside the Phantom, and investigate the weird occurrence of a bride possessed!
Episode 43 – See horror film legend Boris Karloff as a gangster in Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome. You’ll also learn about your local police force.
Episode 44 – It’s Zontar The Thing from Venus, starring B-movie favorite John Agar! You also learn about the planet Venus and hear the story of the Chocolate Princess narrated by Bill Cosby and in sign language. Really.
Episode 45 – Our first post-apocalyptic film – A Boy and His Dog – starring Don Johnson and Jason Robards. We also have a cartoon about a boy and his dog and a short film about another boy and another dog. Full disclosure: This movie contains nudity and harsh language.
Episode 46 – Our second Christmas weird-tacular! This one features a short film on the joys of shopping malls, episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies and Ozzie and Harriet, and an instructional film on how to play in the snow.
Episode 47 – All the way from Turkey it’s Casus Kiran (Spy Smasher) – a rock ’em, sock ’em action flick with a plot that doesn’t make much sense, but you won’t care once the action starts and never stops! There’s also a classic Superman cartoon and another episode of the Phantom cliffhanger serial.
Episode 48 – Double double-feature #9! Two more episodes of The Phantom, along with another episode of One Step Beyond, and a new program to Weird-O-Rama – NBC Matinee Theatre!
Episode 49 – It’s a 1970’s take on the Frankenstein myth – Embryo – starring none other than Rock Hudson! There’s also a classic Baby Huey cartoon and a weird parade of babies. Full disclosure: This movie contains some nudity.
Episode 50 – Our 50th full-length episode brings you a William Castle classic – House on Haunted Hill with Vincent Price! You’ll also learn the importance of painting your house to prevent against nuclear annihilation.
Episode 51 – Double double-feature #10! This one presents two more episodes of the Phantom cliffhanger serial, an episode of Tales of Tomorrow, and an episode of One Step Beyond. There are also interviews with Chicago Heroes and Villains Fan Fest 2016 attendees.
Episode 52 – Victor interviews Big Daddy from George Romero’s Land of the Dead and brings you King of the Zombies starring vaudeville comic Mantan Moreland.
Episode 53 – Victor brings you a sci-fi / horror / gangster B-movie from 1942 – Man with Two Lives. We also have a classic Superman cartoon and a short film letting you know all you wanted to know about blending.
Episode 54 – It’s our first anime film, and it’s a doozy. Victor hosts the bizarre Space Thunder Kids. Warning: Trying to make sense of this movie might drive you mad. Victor also interviews Anime Midwest 2016 attendees and brings you a fun sci-fi cartoon and a short film about life in Japan post-World War II.
Episode 55 – Bringing you a noir horror film narrated by none other than Ed McMahon – Daughter of Horror. We also have a classic Betty Boop cartoon and a short film that lets you know girls are better than ever.
Episode 57 – It’s a B-movie made in the 60’s, but not released until the 70’s. Was it too horrifying? You’ll have to judge for yourself when you watch I Eat Your Skin. There’s also a short film about proper nutrition. Enjoy!
Episode 58 – Bringing you our third Christmas Weird-tacular. There are some vintage drive-in bits, of course, but also an episode of Studio One Theatre performing the Nativity story, an episode of Meet Corliss Archer, a classic Christmas cartoon, and a short film that you might find unsettling.
Episode 59 – Is Karate Kids U.S.A. a martial arts film, a kids movie, an adventure tale, or none of these things? We’re not sure. Maybe the director knows. He did go on to direct L.A. Confidential after all. You’ll also learn how to act your age.
Episode 60 – Victor hosts our first “stunt man” movie – Speed to Spare. He also interviews attendees of the 2017 Vette City Con at the National Corvette Museum and brings you plenty of Chevrolet-related shorts and other fun stuff.
Episode 61 – Victor brings you a strange German horror film from 1959 – The Head. There’s also a cartoon featuring a mostly forgotten cereal mascot, a short film about how toys are made, and an interview with Tim Shockey – keeper of the Green Goblin head from Maximum Overdrive.
Episode 62 – It’s another Roger Corman classic – The Wasp Woman. There’s also a classic Popeye cartoon, a fascinating and creepy short film about wasps, and interviews with attendees of the 2017 Days of the Dead Atlanta convention.
Episode 63 – We bring you our first disaster film – The Day the Sky Exploded. We’re doubly excited to tell you that it’s our first film shot by cinematography master Mario Bava (even though his name is spelled Mario “Baja” in the credits for some reason). There’s also a cute cartoon about nuclear missiles and the final chapter of the Phantom 1943 cliffhanger serial.
Episode 64 – One Body Too Many featuring Bela Lugosi! This “old dark house” movie also stars Jack Haley, best known as the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. You’ll also learn more about coffee and see a classic cartoon.
Episode 65 – A 1970’s drive-in “classic” – Rattlers. You might want to avoid this one if you have ophidiophobia. You’ll also learn about African snakes and see a classic Popeye cartoon. Full disclosure: This film does contain some nudity.
Episode 66 – Here’s an Italian sci-fi film from 1978 for you – War of the Robots. It’s our longest episode yet (2.5 hours) and features interviews with attendees at the 2017 IkasuCon in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You’ll also learn about robots with Isaac Asimov and see a classic Superman cartoon.
Episode 67 – This weird-cast features a 1950’s sci-fi film – Unknown World. We also have more interviews with attendees at the 2017 IkasuCon in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You’ll also learn about cave ecology and see another classic Superman cartoon.
Episode 68 – Our first slasher film – Savage Weekend. You’ll also learn about Halloween safety and see another classic Betty Boop cartoon. Be on the lookout for a subtle reference to the films Halloween and Carrie, too. Full disclosure: This film does contain some brief nudity and intense scenes.
Episode 69 – Our eleventh double double-feature, and it’s perfect for Thanksgiving. Victor hosts Thanksgiving-themed episodes of the George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and the rare cartoon series Calvin and the Colonel. We also start a new cliffhanger serial – Sea Raiders featuring the Dead End Kids.
Episode 70 – Our fourth Christmas Weird-tacular. Victor hosts Christmas-themed episodes of the Colgate Comedy Hour (with Abbott and Costello!) and Sherlock Holmes, as well as the rare cartoon The Christmas Visitor.
Episode 71 – We bring you Academy Award-winners Jack Nicholson and Francis Ford Coppola, horror icon Boris Karloff, fan-favorite Dick Miller, legendary B-film writer Jack Hill, and the great producer / director Roger Corman with The Terror. You’ll also see a weird cartoon about a bird’s funeral and another episode of Sea Raiders.
Episode 72 – Our twelfth double double-feature is here for you with love-themed episodes of The Veil and One Step Beyond and two more episodes of the Sea Raiders cliffhanger serial.
Episode 73 – Go back in time with The Yesterday Machine! You’ll also learn about time dilation and the twin paradox!
Episode 74 – It’s a goofy British horror comedy – Vampire Over London. You’ll also learn about the London bus system, and Victor begins a new segment – “Two Truths and a Lie.”
Episode 75 – What do you get when you combine a sci-fi movie with a film noir with an invisible man movie? The Amazing Transparent Man, that’s what!
Episode 76 – Victor hosts a Euro-gothic horror film starring the lovely Barbara Steele – Nightmare Castle.
Episode 77 – A Russian sci-fi film re-edited and dubbed by Roger Corman and Francis Ford Coppola? Yes, it’s Battle Beyond the Sun.
Episode 78 – Arch Hall, Jr. returns to steal car parts, sing songs, drive a hot rod, and eat hamburgers in the teenage delinquency film – The Choppers.
Episode 79 – Blaxploitation + samurai movie + crime thriller = Fighting Mad. You’ll also see a classic Popeye cartoon and learn how to control your anger.
Episode 80 – It’s a goofy one indeed – The Eye Creatures. It’s essentially a made-for-TV remake of Invasion of the Saucer-Men, but with even less money in the budget.
Episode 81 – Here’s a Lovecraftian horror film for you – Dead People. You also learn how to avoid death by eliminating dumb things from your belief system.
Episode 82 – Our fifth Christmas Weird-tacular! You’ll see episodes of The Paul Winchell Show and Your Hit Parade as well as a classic cartoon and a short film about the horrors of winter.
Episode 83 – It’s a schlocky horror film from the 1950’s – Frankenstein’s Daughter! It’s actually about Frankenstein’s grandson and not Frankenstein’s daughter, but don’t let that stop you. There’s also another episode of the Sea Raiders cliffhanger serial, interviews with attendees of a “Franken-party,” and a great commercial for Shasta Cola.
Episode 84 – First we have a cartoon about trains, a short film about toy trains, the 1941 film The Ghost Train, and even a Remco commercial for a classic toy train station set.
Episode 85 – An interesting thriller from the early 1960’s – Hands of a Stranger. There’s also a short film about hand safety and a classic Tom and Jerry cartoon. No, not that Tom and Jerry. The other ones. NEW!