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 Quest For Water Rides

    January 28th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  31 mins 24 secs
    adventure, architecture, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, imagineering, quest, universal studios, water rides

    Scottye is a Pisces. Jim is a Gopher.

  • The Quest For Characters

    January 21st, 2019  |  Season 5  |  34 mins 25 secs
    architecture, characters, d&d, design, disney, disney springs, disney world, engineering, imagineering, mystery, roleplaying, toy story land, universal studios

    Russ sees danger. Grunk move rock.

  • The Quest For A New Theme Park (Season Premiere)

    January 14th, 2019  |  Season 5  |  32 mins 14 secs
    adventure, animal kingdom, architecture, beastly kingdom, design, disney, disney world, dungeons and dragons, engineering, fantasy, imagineering, quest, secrets, universal studios

    Scottye wants dragons. Jim wants dungeons.

  • Challenge: The Other 40 States (Season Finale)

    December 31st, 2018  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 56 secs
    america, architecture, attractions, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, united states, universal studios, usa

    Jim underperforms. Scottye is non-stop.

  • Challenge: Star Spangled Weenie

    December 24th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  31 mins 48 secs
    architecture, democracy, design, disney, disney world, engineering, explosions, imagineering, michael bay, revolution, universal studios, usa, voting, weenie

    Scottye starts a revolution. Jim rocks the vote.

  • Challenge: North To Alaska

    December 17th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 54 secs
    alaska, america, architecture, coaster, denali, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, moose, stol, universal studios

    Jim takes flight. Scottye grabs an illegal parachute.

  • Challenge: Puerto Rico

    December 10th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 52 secs
    america, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, hot dogs, imagineering, mexico, puerto rico, stone mountain, timeshares, universal studios

    Scottye searches for a missing duck. Jim searches for suckers.

  • Challenge: DC Or Nothing

    December 3rd, 2018  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 57 secs
    architecture, back to the future, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, joe biden, national treasure, nicolas cage, underground, universal studios, washington dc

    Jim goes underground to ride a trolley. Scottye goes underground to stop a menace.

  • Challenge: Floridays

    November 26th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 1 sec
    america, architecture, design, dinorama, disney, disney world, engineering, epcot, florida, hall of presidents, illuminations, imagineering, universal studios

    Scottye and Jim deconstruct and reconstruct Central Florida.

  • Challenge: Michigan

    November 19th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 58 secs
    america, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, hugh jackman, imagineering, kid rock, michigan, terry crews, toy story 4, universal studios, warrant, wolverines

    Jim hunts wolverines. Scottye feeds Warrant.

  • Challenge: O-H-I-O

    November 12th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 28 secs
    america, architecture, bernie kosar, chili, cincinnati, cleveland, design, disney, disney world, dragon, drew carey, engineering, gold star, imagineering, lebron james, major league, ohio, pete rose, skyline, the miz, universal studios

    Scottye battles a dragon. Jim battles pasta.

  • Challenge: I'm Shipping Up To Boston (Massachusetts)

    November 5th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 24 secs
    architecture, ben affleck, design, dick's last resort, disney, disney world, engineering, great movie ride, imagineering, massachusetts, matt damon, mit, stitch's great escape, universal studios

    Jim travels through time. Scottye travels through the movies.

  • Challenge: Country Roads (West Virginia)

    October 29th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 49 secs
    america, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, imagineering, mothman, sasquatch, universal studios, virtual reality, west virginia, whitewater

    Scottye gives a warning. Jim doesn't use water.

  • Challenge: Blame It On Texas

    October 22nd, 2018  |  Season 4  |  30 mins 49 secs
    america, architecture, bacon, design, disney, disney world, education, engineering, ghosts, guy fieri, imagineering, rodeo, texas, universal studios

    Scottye sees a guy. Jim sees a ghost.

  • Challenge: California Dreamin'

    October 15th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  33 mins
    attractions, california, design, disney, disney world, imagineering, log flume, theme park, universal studios, wild mouse

    Scottye legalizes it. Jim is in the trees.

  • Challenge: New Jersey, New Jersey

    October 8th, 2018  |  Season 4  |  29 mins 55 secs
    america, architecture, boardwalk, bon jovi, design, disney, disney world, engineering, frankie valli, imagineering, new jersey, rollercoaster, springsteen, universal studios

    Jim goes dancing. Scottye gets help from the Devil.