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Dropbear and Panda Save the World

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The weekly musings of Dropbear and Panda (and resident fact-checker OKAY GOOGLE). Dropbear and Panda Save the World is a uniquely Canadian take on world news and events. There's usually some cursing and a lot of laughter.

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E066 - The Banging Season Episode

February 17th, 2020

Valentine’s Day just passed and we review prior V-Days; it seems that they have not been so good. Dropbear can’t even remember any - so that’s sayin’ somethin’!   A woman in South Korea visits her dead daughter in …


February 3rd, 2020


Dropbear & Panda were sent on a very special mission for this episode by a listener: to gather vital information on a very bizarre film called, …

E064 - Winter is Ballz Episode

January 20th, 2020


When the planet is topsy-turvy and it seems like there's very little good in the world, Dropbear and Panda are on the case to find the fun with news, reviews, and ways to save the world that might actually work.

We've …

E0063 - The Jellicle Cat's Ass Episode

January 5th, 2020


Yes, we risked the very last drops of our sanity to save YOUR world and went to see CATS so you don't have to. We discuss everything from the desperate need for kitty keenex to sexy spurting milk to TS Elliot's …

E062 - Ho Ho Ho Holiday Episode

December 22nd, 2019


Dropbear finally finished a game and Panda has the lowdown on the Holidays. This is our winter holiday episode filled with delight, swearing, …

E061 - Much Ado About Happy Pants Episode

December 8th, 2019


Panda is enjoying her final weekend on stage with the cast of the lauded Shakespeare-Extravaganza ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ while Dropbear is saving …

E060 - Cybertrucks and Modern Warfare

November 25th, 2019


In light of finally completing a game on PlayStation, Dropbear adjusts his review and recommendation about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019). He …

E059 - The Untitled Episode

November 10th, 2019


We just found out that James Dean is making a come back and can't help but wonder who thought this was a good idea, and what other dead celebrities are making their rounds?

Catch up on news about why people's lungs are …

E058 - You Know What's Spooky Episode

October 28th, 2019


It's one of our favourite times of year! No, not post-election season (although that's really great too); it's Hallowe'en! So we reached out to our listeners and asked what really freaks them out. We weren't …

E057 - The Almost Holiday-Free Holiday Episode

October 13th, 2019


We have a lot to be thankful for in Canada - you know, things like Haunted Houses, super-fun elections, and the fact that we won't dwell on holiday …

E056 - Your Fuzzy Navel

September 29th, 2019


There's a lot going on in Dropbear and Panda Land™ from recent film and theatre projects to terrifying people in haunted houses — all this amid the backdrop of some of the biggest brands reducing their presence in the …

E055 - Like a Hot Dog in a Hurricane

September 15th, 2019


Things are happening in Canada. Some of it's liberating, some of it conservative by nature, other parts are green, and there's a subtle whiff of something new and democratic. 

Aliens are ready to party but the Powers …

E054 - The Ontari-Ari-Ari-Oh Episode

September 1st, 2019


We're back from our summer break with tales from far away lands. Lands that have actual summertime, and cheese. Lots and lots of cheese. Can you have too much cheese? Click here to find out.

Canada, as you may or may …

E053 - The Dumb Ways to Die Episode

July 28th, 2019


We're going to take August off for a well deserved vacation but before we go, we've got a new Sock Jingle AND we invite you to invade the Bermuda Triangle! At your own peril, of course.

This is a weird one! We talk …

E052 - The Controversy Episode

July 21st, 2019


Episode 52 brings you controversy after controversy after controversy! What does it all mean??!? Listen to this episode to find out more!

Is Lashana Lynch really the next 007? Are Canadians really taking over the Marvel …

E0051 - Area 51 Episode

July 14th, 2019


There's a thing about to go down in Roswell and Area 51 and it just so happens this is 'Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny' Episode 51. Coincidence? We think not.

The Calgary Stampede is winding down, …

E0050 - Makin' Bacon Pancakes

July 7th, 2019


We really don't know why she bets against Dropbear, but Panda loses again with Bacon Pancakes on the line! It's the final weekend of the Women's World Cup Soccer and we are all in — there's a steak dinner at stake. Er. …

E0049 - Oh Canada

June 30th, 2019


It’s the Canada Day long weekend, and it’s episode 49, and we’re above the 49th parallel — coincidence?!  This episode is all about moose, maple trees and hosers! Oh, and Panda loses the first World Cup Soccer bet of …

E0048 - The Hot Pepper Prophecy

June 23rd, 2019


We are starting off our second year with episode 48 and we've made it to 53 countries around the globe! We'd like to thank you for your support; We can't save the world without you!

Rob Mitchelson sends us his latest …

E0047 - To Russia with Love

June 16th, 2019


Exactly one year ago we started the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny™ with an episode featuring our friend Badger as he was embarking on a six month motorcycle tour starting in Ireland and ending in …

E0046 - The Return of the Panda

June 9th, 2019


Panda is back and she is fired up! Two weeks ago The Panda of Wonder™ left to parts unknown for a top secret acting gig that has her sworn to secrecy ... or does it?

From the exciting world of Internet trickery we talk …

E0045 - Luke Sabre Take-Over Edition

June 3rd, 2019


Panda is still away on a sooper-secret acting mission so Dropbear —left to his own devices— invites Luke Saber over to talk about life, the universe, …

E0044 - Jingle Genre Extravaganza

May 27th, 2019


Dropbear is all alone for a couple weeks while Panda is away at a Top Secret acting gig so this will be a short episode with Dropbear and the incredible sock jingle created by Rob Mitchelson!

Dropbear —the 'Urban …

E0043 - Sock It To You

May 19th, 2019

This week we announced the winner of the Dropbear and Panda's Jingle Genre Extravaganza and it's Lisa Wilson for suggesting what is now our new favourite music genre, 'Chap Hop'.   We cover some heavy topics coming out …

E0042 - The Meaning of Life

May 12th, 2019

It's mother's day and our gift to moms everywhere and to everyone who has one or knows a mom, we give you... this podcast. You're welcome.   It's a weird one this week as we go from antibiotic resistant bacteria to …

E0041 - Calgary Expo Whiteout

April 29th, 2019

We're battling giant white-out blizzards and massive destructive floods! Is it the apocalypse? Nope, it's just springtime in Canada.   Geeks, cosplayers, film stars and space aliens have invaded our fair city the past …

E0040 - The Easter Quickie

April 22nd, 2019


We’re turning 40 on Easter weekend AND released our latest film short??!? Goodness we’ve been busy! So busy we could only manage a 30 minute …

E0039 - Thought You Were a Bot

April 15th, 2019


Holy moly! The same week a Black Hole had its picture taken for the first time, a new Star Wars trailer drops!? Coincidence, or a cleverly staged …

E0038 - Windmill Cancer Prevention

April 7th, 2019


Stop the presses! We’ve discovered the cure for Wind Turbine Cancer! Or did we? You be the judge. Or just judge us. But you'll be clogging your way to a store near you to save yourself from this dreaded disease.

Episode …

E0037 - DBP's Friends with Benefits Program

March 31st, 2019



It's episode 37 of the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny and the world is just as topsy-turvy as ever. In our role as crack …

E0036 - Sock It To Him

March 24th, 2019


It's a wild week out here in the world. Huge thanks to astute listener David Dunne of Dublin, Ireland, for catching a mistake in our last episode and for that he's getting a great pair of socks from our sponsor The …

E0035 - Gotta Getta Guinness

March 17th, 2019


It's St. Patrick's Day and we're celebrating along with our Irish brethren and sistren here and across 'The Pond'. Panda's likely heading out to grab something dark and Irish.

We review a comedy show Dropbear helped …

E0034 - It's Bigger on the Inside

March 10th, 2019


As if reality wasn't enough, we decide to explore an alternate reality inside of Playstation's VR game system. Dropbear likes flying death; Panda loves adorable robots that sound like kittens. Who knew?

Later we talk …

E0033 - Why is it called fur, not hair?

March 3rd, 2019


There was so much news this week it was hard to pick what to talk about, so we hit our favourite news sources to see what was what. Believe it or not fur trading is a thing again — and it's not just for haberdasheries …

E0032 - Edmonton Needs More Hats

February 24th, 2019


We're not reporters, more like experiential journalists reporting on news we experience. Does that make us reporters? Nah, we're just trying to make sense of it all and save the world every week. Some great and not so …

E0031 - Sharksploitation and The Wall

February 17th, 2019


Episode 31 launches a new schedule, that's right it's LIVE TODAY on god's day! Breaking and important news like Ontario makes good on BUCK-A-BEER, …

E0030 - The Double-Double Identity

February 2nd, 2019


Canada lost one of it's business and cultural icons – Mr. Ron Joyce – the co-founder of Tim Horton's Doughnuts, so naturally we talk about coffee and …

E0029 - Fennyman and the Starlord

January 27th, 2019


Dropbear and Panda head to the One-Yellow Rabbit's 'High Performance Rodeo' to see Scott Thompson's 'Après Le Déluge: The Buddy Cole Monologues' …

E0028 - Be Excellent to One Another

January 20th, 2019


It's an episode chalk full of segues and silly stories from around the world; from Westjet introducing a new "basic" ticket to fight the good fight …

E0027 - Okay Google Maximum Overdrive

January 13th, 2019


Dropbear and Panda are back with special guests "OK GOOGLE" and "HEY SIRI" to tackle hard-hitting questions like "is there such thing as aliens?" The …

E0026 - All that and a bag of chips episode

January 4th, 2019


It's the first episode of 2019 and we're off to a crazy start! Starting with an announcement that Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast has seven nominations in the Canadian Podcast Awards! thank you very much for …

E0025 - Between Seasons Mini-Episode

December 28th, 2018


Dropbear and Panda wrap up the year with a HALF-EPISODE.   We take a quick look at some of last year's top stories and gear up for episode 25 which will drop January 4, 2019.    We have some exciting changes and twists …

E0024 - Unedited Episode

November 30th, 2018


After six months and 24 episodes we are pleased to announce the end of Season One of the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast. We'll still be putting out new stuff throughout December but Season Two kicks off in …

E0023 - Unyielding Episode

November 23rd, 2018


What a week! Panda is struggling with the video game Human: Fall Flat and is about ready to throw her controller across the room. Dropbear has had it …

E0022 - Undulating Episode

November 17th, 2018


Well the bid for the Olympic Games in Calgary is finally over—in our wee city there are people trumpeting triumphantly, and others crying in their beer—for us it's just another day. A day where Panda is $100 richer.

E0021 - Undecided Olympic Episode

November 11th, 2018


Dropbear and Panda welcome Dan "No Bear" Gauld to the show to talk about why he started the NO CALGARY OLYMPICS movement, and what it means to him …

E0020 - Undead Episode

November 2nd, 2018


It was a pretty scary week all told—we released our 2018 Halloween Short Film "Scared Bear" and scared the beejeezuz out of friends and family around …

E0019 -- Unwound Episode

October 29th, 2018


Dropbear is in Victoria and Panda sounds like a robot in this tiny-perfect-episode. We talk the 2026 Olympic Bid for Calgary, 1988 Olympics, more on legalized weed, the lore podcast, and how not to catch a cab in …

E0018 - Unparalleled Episode

October 19th, 2018


Canada just legalized marijuana, there are line-ups around the block, and we're getting reports it's like the Apple Store, but for weed. We take a quick trip down mammary lane to the Red Mile for the Calgary Flames …

E0017 - Unpredictable Episode

October 14th, 2018


Snow is still falling at the Dropbear and Panda Studios and there's word climate change isn't messing around anymore. From Italy to Indonesia, the Florida Panhandle to Ireland; things are pretty messed up but we make …

E0016 - Unpacked Episode

October 8th, 2018


How many people does it take to move Dropbear and Panda? A small army and a JunkSquad™, that's how many.

In this tiny, perfect episode we take a break from moving, acting, and working to talk about our record snowfall, …

E0015 - Unbelievable Episode

September 21st, 2018


When in charge of saving the world you need to take it seriously. This week we talk about getting sick, Toronto getting bullied, lobsters getting …

E0014 - Unruly Episode

September 15th, 2018


Canada confirms it has performed its first ever face transplant—no not the country—doctors did this to a person, not the country, that would be …

E0013 - Unlucky Episode

September 8th, 2018


It's the UNLUCKY Episode Numero 13! Dropbear is dressed like a Pirate Savant and Panda, of course, calls him out. Frustration towards the construction next door boils over and the construction company is finally …

E0012 - Underestimated Episode

September 1st, 2018


Can we agree that the Eighties were a weird time all around? It's cool to see some things are coming back into vogue like solid punk, thrash, and the …

E0011 - Unobjectionable Episode

August 24th, 2018


In less than two months Canada is about to legalize marijuana and Dropbear talks a little about the medical benefits.

DB&P find themselves questioning TWEED and the Calgary Parking Authority over some recent …

E0010 - Unclassifiable Episode

August 18th, 2018


What better way to save the world than talking about rescuing kittens while drinking delicious craft beer on a lake? In this, our 10th episode, we start off talking about this amazing cafe called the Regal Cat Cafe in …

E0009 - Uncompromising Episode

August 11th, 2018


The USA is saying they'll have a SPACEFORCE by 2020, we naturally start thinking Romulan's and Gene Roddenberry rolling his eyes. Chris Pine, Bruce …

E0008 - Unbridled World News

August 4th, 2018


Every week we sit down and chat about the special kind of crazy that's going on in the world, and every week we do our part to try and save this weird blue marble in the cosmos. This week is no different.

From dealing …

E0007 - Unequalled Episode

July 27th, 2018


Holy moly what a week!  We had everything from fires in Greece, to 680 children misplace in the USA, to facial recognition software in Canada, to …

E0006 - Unhinged Episode

July 20th, 2018


You just know it's going to be a weird few weeks when the World Cup ends, Dropbear loses a bet against Panda, communication challenges in Russia, and …

E0005 - Undeniable Episode

July 14th, 2018


We're a day late and a dollar short posting this episode because we've been having a grand ol' time hosting and emceeing a hilarious event at this …

E0004 - Unflappable Episode

July 6th, 2018


Dropbear and Panda Save the World again! Dropbear gets the drop on Panda by talking about drone armies filling the night sky instead of exploding fireworks; Panda further explains her well-documented fear of sharks; the …

E0003 - Unscripted and Uncut Episode

June 29th, 2018


Dropbear and Panda are at it again and this time we make some predictions on the outcomes of the Top 16 in World Cup Soccer 2018, talk about our travels (including Dropbear trading Hooker Cards in Las Vegas), Fallout 4, …

E0002 - Unsupervised Episode

June 22nd, 2018


Dropbear and Panda are left to their own devices in the studio this week and the discussion gets deep and heated (heh) around World Cup Soccer 2018, …

E0001 - Badger Goes to Russia

June 15th, 2018


Dropbear and Panda sit down with one of Panda's best friends, Scott Picket (AKA Badger), to talk about his forthcoming motorcycle trip from Ireland to Russia.

During this episode of DB&P Save the World we …

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