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

  • 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.

  • A New Dollywood's Blazing Fury

    June 10th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  34 mins 21 secs
    architecture, blazing fury, dark ride, design, disney, disney world, dollywood, engineering, imagineering, pigeon forge, quiz, roller coaster, universal studios

    Jim uses fake fire. Scottye uses real fire.

  • A New Ellen's Energy Adventure

    June 3rd, 2019  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 23 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, disneyland, ellen's energy adventure, engineering, epcot, imagineering, mad max, star wars galaxy's edge, universal studios, universe of energy, wipeout

    Scottye is claimed by the spire. Jim is banned from sports.

  • A New Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh

    May 27th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  33 mins 1 sec
    architecture, carousel of progress, dark ride, design, disney, disney world, engineering, fantasyland, imagineering, tigger, universal studios, winnie the pooh

    Jim goes in a circle. Scottye visits seven circles.

  • A New E.T. Adventure

    May 20th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  31 mins 50 secs
    aliens, ant-man, architecture, design, disney, disney world, e.t. adventure, engineering, imagineering, mcdonalds, paul rudd, universal studios

    Scottye gives a fake name. Jim makes a pun.

  • A New Journey Into Imagination

    May 13th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  35 mins 46 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, dreamfinder, engineering, figment, honey i shrunk the audience, imagineering, journey into imagination, magic journeys, universal studios

    Jim enters through the theater. Scottye spits fire.

  • A New Themed Amusement Park

    May 6th, 2019  |  Season 6  |  32 mins 13 secs
    architecture, design, disney, disney world, elements, engineering, honey i shrunk the kids, imagineering, new, ocean city, premiere, roller coaster, universal studios

    Scottye takes off his hat at Epcot. Jim has a bigger tongue.

  • The Quest For A Finale

    April 22nd, 2019  |  Season 5  |  42 mins 57 secs
    adventure, architecture, battle, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, fantasy, imagineering, quest, universal studios, walt disney

    Russ shows mercy. Grunk shrugs.

  • The Quest For A Weenie

    April 15th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  34 mins 29 secs
    architecture, arg, castle, design, disney, disney world, engineering, galaxy's edge, garden, imagineering, math, maze, star wars, universal studios, walkthrough, weenie

    Scottye got married. Jim uploaded the episode late.

  • The Quest For Randomness

    April 8th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  32 mins 29 secs
    adventure, architecture, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, fantasy, imagineering, quest, random, simulator, travel, universal studios

    Jim takes a wagon to a theme park. Scottye mispronounces icosahedron.

  • The Kwest For A Kraken

    April 1st, 2019  |  Season 5  |  31 mins 2 secs
    adventure, april fools, architecture, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, fox, imagineering, kids, kraken, pirates, quest, universal studios, vr

    Jim kontracts a babysitter. Scottye kraves booty. Oprah konquers Spaceship Earth.

  • The Quest For An Escape

    March 25th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  29 mins 47 secs
    adventure, architecture, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, escape rooms, goblins, imagineering, orcs, quest, universal studios, wonder park film

    Scottye is soooo bad. Jim is cubed.

  • The Quest For The Hydra

    March 18th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  33 mins 17 secs
    architecture, d&d, design, disney, disney world, engineering, hydra, imagineering, legend, myth, roller coaster, submarine, universal studios, vacation

    Scottye stops world hunger. Jim reunites a family.

  • The Quest For Dinner Theatre

    March 11th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  33 mins 34 secs
    adventure, adventurers club, architecture, design, diamond horseshoe, dinner show, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, fantasy, hoop de doo revue, imagineering, medieval times, quest, universal studios

    Jim goes to late night. Scottye drinks the kool-aid.