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

  • The Nexus Of The Universe

    January 20th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  23 mins 50 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, disneyland, engineering, imagineering, mission breakout, newman, seinfeld, sitcom, sword in the stone, tower of terror, universal studios

    Scottye delivers the mail. Jim delivers a nightmare.

  • It's Like The Imitation Cheese Of Theater

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  26 mins 33 secs
    architecture, bobs burgers, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, monsters inc, sitcom, social media, television, twitter, universal studios

    Jim builds a burger. Scottye goes outside.

  • Thank God It's A Theme Park

    January 6th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  34 mins 48 secs
    architecture, celebrities, christmas, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, gifts, imagineering, sitcoms, universal studios

    Scottye aims for the D-list. Jim heads to the city.

  • Let's Get Out Of Here!

    December 17th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 35 secs
    action park, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, fight club, fireworks, giant swing, imagineering, new jersey, universal studios

    Scottye goes for a swing. Jim holds a sweepstakes.

  • Let's Get Moving!

    December 9th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 38 secs
    american gladiators, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, iaapa, imagineering, monorail, most extreme elimination challenge, mxc, takeshi's castle, the italian job, universal studios, wipeout

    Jim does a balancing act. Scottye knows what it will take.

  • Let's Get Sharp!

    December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 7  |  37 mins 2 secs
    architecture, bumper cars, design, disney, disney world, engineering, great movie ride, imagineering, knives out, peter pan's flight, reddit, space mountain, universal studios

    Scottye says there can be many. Jim says there can be only one.

  • Let's Get Shopping!

    November 25th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  37 mins 29 secs
    architecture, black friday, bonkers, darkwing duck, design, disney, disney world, disney+, disneyland, engineering, imagineering, rollercoaster, universal studios, vacation, wargames

    Jim kills his savings account. Scottye kills capitalism.

  • Let's Get Gestalt!

    November 18th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  37 mins 34 secs
    america, architecture, dangerous, design, disney, disney world, dungeons & dragons, engineering, epcot, epic universe, hollywood studios, imagineering, internet, islands of adventure, reboot, superheroes, universal studios

    Scottye gets Juicy. Jim gets timey-wimey.

  • Let's Get Random!

    November 11th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 26 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, guy fieri, halloween, haunted house, haunted mansion, imagineering, la croix, log flume, random, universal studios

    Jim gets mildly flavored. Scottye selects a trinket.

  • Survive The Magic 100th Episode Spectacular (Part 2)

    November 4th, 2019  |  50 mins 11 secs

    Part 2 of our RPG.

  • Survive The Magic 100th Episode Spectacular (Part 1)

    October 28th, 2019  |  58 mins 43 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, fantasy, game, imagineering, magic kingdom, roleplaying, rpg, special episode, universal studios

    Jim makes Scottye and Blake try their best to Survive The Magic.

  • Let's Get Very Dangerous!

    October 21st, 2019  |  Season 7  |  38 mins 5 secs
    architecture, cast member, danger, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, indiana jones, reddit, space camp, theme park, universal studios

    Scottye cuts it close. Jim goes for a spin.

  • Let's Get Gaming!

    October 14th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  32 mins 13 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, disneyland, engineering, imagineering, psychonauts, reddit, tmnt, universal studios, volcano bay

    Jim gets electric. Scottye goes psycho.

  • Let's Get Gritty!

    October 7th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  34 mins 55 secs
    architecture, buzz lightyear, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, epcot forever, illuminations, imagineering, jungle cruise, space ranger spin, universal studios

    Jim takes a cruise. Scottye takes a spin.

  • Let's Get Drunk!

    October 1st, 2019  |  Season 7  |  34 mins 8 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, lsd, mario kart, mirror maze, skyliner, universal studios

    Jim gets reflective. Scottye gets behind the wheel.

  • Let's Get Spooky And Childish!

    September 23rd, 2019  |  Season 7  |  32 mins 1 sec
    architecture, cosmic rewind, design, disney, disney world, ducktales, engineering, epcot, epic universe, haunted mansion, imagineering, it's a small world, lego, spiderverse, tomorrowland, universal studios

    Scottye combines them all. Jim kills some dolls.