June 2, 2017
It’s sing-a-long week on Beyond The Box Set, as Harry and John pitch unfilmable sequels to the charming – yet also deeply unsettling – musical classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Along the way we discuss Caractacus Potts’ questionable parenting abilities, whether long movies should still come with intermissions and exactly what kind of weird sex stuff Baron & Baroness Bomburst were supposed to be into…
From the return of the Child Catcher – now paired with a murderous Mary Poppins impersonator – to an origin story so bleak it’d have to be directed by Lars Von Trier, if you like your family movies served with a side of surreal black comedy, download our latest episode toot suite!
00:00 Intro – This film is longer than you remember
16:50 Pitch One – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 2: Return to Vulgaria
34:50 Pitch Two – A Shitty Shitty Romance
50:15 Listener Submissions and Episode 17 Preview
April 28, 2017
Patty cake sex games, horrifying toon-on-toon violence and a traumatic act of Shoe-icide – Who Framed Roger Rabbit might me the most unlikely smash hit of the 80s. This week on Beyond The Box Set we revisit the Robert Zemeckis classic and pitch sequel ideas including a modern whodunnit involving the murder of a beloved Pixar icon and a toon sex coverup conspiracy involving America’s first family…
00:00 Intro – John’s Pigeon Trauma
16:30 Pitch One – Who Framed Dodger Rabbit?
33:40 Pitch Two – Who Framed Roger Rabbit 2: The Melancholy Death of Baby Herman
49:40 Fan submissions and Episode 12 Preview
February 15, 2017
A notorious box office bomb that couldn’t even get basic colour coordination right, this week on Beyond The Box Set we’re pitching sequel ideas for the 1993 Super Mario Bros movie.
It’s hard to come up with story ideas even half as demented as the utterly nonsensical plot of this movie, but whether it’s an all-star reboot featuring Scarface and Amy Poehler or a bleak direct sequel that opens at Mario’s funeral and ends in an animated bloodbath, we can definitely say we gave it our best shot…
07:45 Pitch One – Super Mario Bros: The Quest for Peach
24:35 Pitch Two – Super Mario Bros: Boss Battle Squad
40:05 Episode Four Preview