Opposite Attractions: A Theme Park Design Show

A comedy design challenge podcast about creating theme parks that are 'technically possible'.

About the show

A former Universal Studios Florida employee and a former Walt Disney World cast member challenge each other to imagineer their own theme parks, one attraction at a time, while also discussing the current state of the theme park industry. Hosted by Scottye Moore and Jim Murphy.

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Episodes

  • Scene Change vs Gear Change

    March 1st, 2021  |  Season 10  |  33 mins 2 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, figment, great movie ride, hollywood studios, imagination, imagineering, justice league, universal studios, vin diesel

    Jim modifies greatness. Scottye modifies imagination.

  • Fruits of Juice vs Fruits of Labor

    February 22nd, 2021  |  Season 10  |  36 mins 41 secs
    architecture, cruella, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, magicband, universal studios

    Scottye forges a partnership. Jim mocks a website.

  • Coaster vs Bender

    February 15th, 2021  |  Season 10  |  36 mins 37 secs
    architecture, barney, design, disney, disney villains, disney world, engineering, epcot, festival, imagineering, roller coaster, seasonal event, universal studios

    Jim lays down some track. Scottye invokes a rite of passage.

  • Dark Order vs Stunt Granny

    February 1st, 2021  |  Season 10  |  34 mins 32 secs
    aew, american idol, anna jay, architecture, dark order, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, indiana jones, tna, universal studios, wcw, wrestling, wwe

    Scottye goes in circles. Jim goes in squared circles.

  • Vote vs Vault

    January 25th, 2021  |  Season 10  |  31 mins 56 secs
    architecture, bellagio, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, interactive, oceans eleven, princesses, space mountain, universal studios

    Jim rocks the vote. Scottye raids the vault.

  • Fight vs Flight

    January 18th, 2021  |  Season 10  |  34 mins 25 secs
    animatronics, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, kaiju, robots, roller coaster, simulator, universal studios

    Scottye just wants to smash. Jim just wants to teach.

  • BONUS: Scottye goes Beyond The Lens

    January 11th, 2021  |  Season 10  |  42 mins 3 secs
    aliens, bigfoot, conspiracy, dancing, museum, pigeon forge, tennessee, tour

    Scottye talks. Jim listens.

  • Flat vs Perpendicular

    December 21st, 2020  |  Season 10  |  31 mins 29 secs
    architecture, carnival, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, golden oak, imagineering, optimus prime, peoplemover, transformers, universal studios

    Jim has a hoarding issue. Scottye moves people.

  • Commotion vs Emotion

    December 14th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  31 mins 41 secs
    architecture, avatar, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, jimmy fallon, pandora, rampage, the rock, tron, universal studios

    Scottye goes on a rampage. Jim goes basic.

  • Class vs Claws

    December 7th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  35 mins 41 secs
    alcohol, architecture, design, disney, disney world, education, engineering, food, hollywood brown derby, imagineering, universal studios, white claw, worst cooks in america

    Jim has a learning experience. Scottye finds a use for securitye.

  • Drugs vs. Brains

    November 30th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  33 mins 16 secs
    animal kingdom, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, joe rohde, rock n roller coaster, turtle talk, universal studios

    Scotty gets gritty. Jim spins a wheel.

  • Tourism vs ...Tourism?

    November 23rd, 2020  |  Season 10  |  34 mins 16 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, facebook, holodeck, imagineering, oculus, star trek, universal studios, virtual reality, wdw preview center

    Jim makes a change. Scottye thinks he sees Ludacris.

  • The Many Adventures Of The 150th Episode (Part 2)

    November 16th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  1 hr 3 mins
    architecture, buzzy, cranium command, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, special, universal studios, world showcase

    Chad does recon. Timmy lets it go. Jim has a twist.

  • 150th Episode Jamboree (Part 1)

    November 9th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  55 mins 40 secs
    architecture, buzzy, cranium command, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, special, universal studios, world showcase

    Jim does a game. Chad is a dad. Timmy has a bottle.

  • Charged vs Crunched

    November 2nd, 2020  |  Season 10  |  31 mins 51 secs
    architecture, cap'n crunch, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, fast & furious supercharged, imagineering, star wars galaxy's edge, universal studios

    Scottye copies homework. Jim goes swinging.

  • Shows vs Shots

    October 26th, 2020  |  Season 10  |  29 mins 13 secs
    architecture, buzzfeed, design, disney, disney world, disneyland, engineering, escape room, imagineering, nixon, universal studios

    Jim has a plan. Scottye has a drink. (as usual)