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.

Opposite Attractions: A Theme Park Design Show on social media

Episodes

  • 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.

  • A New It's Tough To Be A Bug

    August 5th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 48 secs
    a bugs life, animal kingdom, architecture, chip and dale, clarice chipmunk, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, rescue rangers, universal studios

    Jim annoys Donald Duck. Scottye feels like Bob Ross.

  • A New Gran Fiesta Tour

    July 29th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  37 mins 35 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, donald duck, ducktales, engineering, epcot, gran fiesta tour, imagineering, mexico, three caballeros, universal studios

    Scottye goes to the dogs. Jim threatens potatoes.

  • A New Mission: SPACE

    July 22nd, 2019  |  Season 6  |  32 mins 10 secs
    architecture, david blaine, design, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, mission space, muppets, space jam, universal studios

    Jim gets blue. Scottye makes an escape.

  • A New Great Movie Ride

    July 15th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  32 mins 11 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, ed wood, engineering, great movie ride, hollywood studios, imagineering, mary poppins, the room, universal studios

    Scottye goes bad. Jim remakes the classics.

  • A New Country Bear Jamboree

    July 8th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  31 mins 40 secs
    architecture, country bear jamboree, design, disney, disney world, enchanted tiki room, engineering, fnaf, forky, imagineering, toy story, twitter, universal studios

    Jim has a problem with social media. Scottye sees two minutes of bears.

  • A New Expedition Everest

    July 1st, 2019  |  Season 6  |  33 mins 11 secs
    a goofy movie, animal kingdom, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, expedition everest, imagineering, michael caine, universal studios

    Scottye goes Soul Train. Jim goes Michael Caine.

  • A New Discovery Island

    June 24th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  32 mins 56 secs
    animation history, architecture, design, discovery island, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, lost, steamboat willie, the shining, treasure island, universal studios

    Jim explores history. Scottye kills three hours.

  • A New Dinosaur Attraction

    June 17th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 1 sec
    architecture, buzzfeed, design, dinosaurs, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, imagineering, ninja sex party, quiz, universal studios

    Scottye has a laser party. Jim gets ptery-fied.