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

  • 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.

  • Let's Get Combat Trained!

    September 16th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 21 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, food and wine festival, home alone, imagineering, legends of the hidden temple, nickelodeon, universal studios

    Jim enters a house by himself. Scottye enters a temple with an audience.

  • Let's Get Off Track!

    September 9th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 38 secs
    architecture, bb-8, bobsled, chewbacca, cool runnings, design, disney, disney world, dragoncon, engineering, imagineering, mythology, rollercoaster, trackless attractions, universal studios

    Scottye goes for five. Jim works the brakes.

  • Let's Get Seasonal!

    September 2nd, 2019  |  Season 7  |  31 mins 36 secs
    action park, american ninja warrior, architecture, d23, dangerous, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, epic universe, imagineering, rocky and bullwinkle, universal studios, water park

    Jim drafts the audience. Scottye goes for distance.

  • Let's Get Epic!

    August 26th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  33 mins 5 secs
    action park, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epic universe, imagineering, islands of adventure, land before time, new jersey, universal studios, wikipedia

    Jim visits Philadelphia. Scottye visits New Jersey.

  • A New Fast & Furious Supercharged

    August 12th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  32 mins 7 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, fast & furious supercharged, hobbs & shaw, imagineering, queen, the rock, universal studios, vin diesel

    Scottye has a flamethrower pointed at him. Jim drives the bus.