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How Did This Not Get Made

21 EpisodesProduced by Pipe Dream Podcasts - Daniel KawkaWebsite

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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Star Wars Detours

February 26th, 2021


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


Clips used in this episode:
Avatar The Last Airbender: Behind the Scenes
Chad Vader (2006)
Star Wars: The Clone …

Jurassic Park IV

February 19th, 2021

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


Season 2 Teaser

January 26th, 2021


We are happy to announce that the 2nd season of How Did This Not GET Made will premiere February 19, 2021!


Music by Kevin MacLeod
"Discovery Hit"
"Jazz Brunch"
"Miami Nights"
"River Valley Breakdown"

Pixar's Tin Toy Christmas

December 18th, 2020


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 …

Listener Emails and Season 2 Line Up

November 1st, 2020


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.


I Woke Up Early the Day I Died

October 30th, 2020


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 …

Superman Lives (Part 2)

October 9th, 2020


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


Clips used in the episode:
Adventures of Superman (1952)
Superman (1948)
Adventures …

Superman Lives (Part 1)

October 2nd, 2020


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.


Who Made Roger Rabbit 2?

September 25th, 2020


Who made Roger Rabbit 2?


Clips and music used in the episode:
Back to the Future (1985)
Stephen King's It (1990)
Space Jam (1996)

Batman Year One (Part 2: Batman Reborn)

September 18th, 2020


Was Darren Aronofski ahead of his time when he proposed his dark Batman Year One film?


Clips used in this episode:
The Bat Whispers 1930
Batman (1943)
Batman & Robin (1949)
Batman (1963 TV Series)

Batman Year One (Part 1: History of Batman)

September 11th, 2020


Batman has been a major icon in the world of comic book heroes. Find out where he came from and how we got the Caped Crusader we know today.


Clips used in this episode:
The Bat Whispers 1930
Batman (1943)


September 4th, 2020


Is the curse of Atuk real? Should you never read the script just in case? Well we don't have the answers to that, but we can provide knowledgeable …


August 28th, 2020


Rambo vs Aliens on a Train? Was this going to be the film to finally teach us the consequences of global warming?


Clips used in this …

Gladiator 2

August 21st, 2020


Are you ready for the exciting new adventures of Maximus? But didn't he die at the end of Gladiator? Yeah, you'll figuring that out.


Clips used in this episode:
Gladiator (2000)
Ghosts... of the Civil Dead …

The Thief and the Cobbler (part 2)

August 14th, 2020


The animation of Richard Williams is one that has changed the history and process of animation in film, TV, and commercials. So what happened when he tried to created his greatest masterpiece of all time?


The Thief and the Cobbler (part 1)

August 7th, 2020


The animation of Richard Williams is one that has changed the history and process of animation in film, TV, and commercials. So what happened when he tried to created his greatest masterpiece of all time?


The Day the Clown Cried

July 31st, 2020


Jerry Lewis was a well established independent filmmaker, well
before the term "independent filmmaker" was widely used in the film industry. Was he …

Heat Vision and Jack

July 24th, 2020


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 …

Spaced/IT Crowd (American Version)

July 17th, 2020


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:

James Cameron's Spider-Man

July 10th, 2020


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 …

The Beatles and The Lord of the Rings

July 3rd, 2020


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 …

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