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

  • Challenge: Jungle Rhythm (Jungle Attraction)

    June 4th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  33 mins 50 secs
    bob iger, design, disney, disney world, imagineering, jungle cruise, mexico, rollercoasters, thor, universal studios

    Jim makes a big catch. Scottye goes low key.

  • Challenge: All Together (Weird Kiddie Attraction)

    May 28th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 35 secs
    attractions, design, disney, disney world, epcot, et, hollywood studios, imagineering, king kong, simpsons, spaceship earth, theme park, transformers, universal studios, universe of energy

    Scottye makes a corpse. Jim makes a cartoon.

  • Challenge: Building A Building (Anchor Attractions)

    May 21st, 2018  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 59 secs
    dark ride, design, disney, disney world, epcot, hollywood studios, imagineering, ratfink, rollercoaster, space mountain, universal studios

    Scottye visits a cave. Jim wears a suit.

  • Challenge: The Karnival Kids (Create A New Theme Park)

    May 14th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 21 secs
    creativity, design, disney, disney world, epcot, hollywood studios, imagineering, season premiere, theme park, universal studios

    Jim and Scottye go meta.

  • Challenge: You're Welcome (What Stays And What Goes At Vista)

    April 30th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 16 secs
    attractions, design, disney, disney world, epcot, hollywood studios, imagineering, interactivity, streaming, theme park, universal studios

    Jim forgets some of his attractions from this season. Scottye forgets some of his attractions from this season.

  • Challenge: Try Everything (Holiday/Seasonal Event)

    April 23rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 59 secs
    animal kingdom, anniversary, architecture, design, disney, disney world, engineering, flower and garden festival, food and wine festival, halloween horror nights, imagineering, not so scary halloween, thriller, universal studios, very merry christmas

    Scottye and Jim celebrate the 20th anniversary of their least favorite Disney park, while also attracting their lawyers and the father of the internet.

  • Challenge: I Wanna Be Like You (Cheap Knock-Off Attraction)

    April 16th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 12 secs
    bill & ted, churros, design, disney, disney world, figment, imagineering, journey into imagination, jungle cruise, shrek, spaceship earth, tomorrowland speedway, universal studios

    Scottye travels through time. Jim apologizes profusely for the audio quality up front.

  • Challenge: Look Through My Eyes (Bodycam Attraction)

    April 9th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 50 secs
    3d, bodycams, design, disney, disney world, halloween horror nights, imagineering, indiana jones stunt spectacular, interactivity, mazes, mind control, universal studios, voting

    Jim votes on a maze. Scottye is a total gamer. Also, the worst theme parks ever are discussed.

  • Challenge: Good Company (Sponsored Attraction)

    April 3rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 56 secs
    club 33, design, disney, disney world, imagineering, pirates, rollercoasters, sponsorships, tom sawyer island, universal studios

    Scottye wins Salesman Of The Year. Jim brings a bay to Vista.

  • Challenge: God Help The Outcasts (Meme-Based Attraction)

    March 26th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 24 secs
    design, disney, disney world, green screen, imagineering, memes, numa numa, nyan cat, roller coaster, star wars kid, success kid, superstar television, universal studios

    Jim remembers memes from long, long ago. Scottye questions the statute of limitations.

  • Challenge: Scales & Arpeggios (Dragon Attraction)

    March 19th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 43 secs
    branson, design, disney, disney world, dragons, imagineering, king da ka, launch coaster, silver city, time traveler, top thrill dragster, universal studios, wild mouse

    Scottye stops some hackers. Jim doesn't travel through time.

  • Challenge: Stand Out (High Score Game Attraction)

    March 12th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 54 secs
    buzz lightyear space ranger spin, design, disney, disney world, imagineering, men in black alien attack, toy story midway mania, universal studios

    Jim hunts for nuts. Scottye evicts an old lady.

  • Challenge: Ev'rybody Wants To Be A... Dinosaur? (Rock N Roll/Dinosaur Attraction)

    March 5th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 35 secs
    amazon, american idol, david bowie, design, disney, disney world, elon musk, imagineering, jeff bezos, journey to the center of the earth, jurassic park, radiator springs racers, test track, universal studios, wonders of life

    Everybody gets on the floor. Everybody rocks the dinosaur.

  • Challenge: Two Worlds One Family (All Ages/Family Attraction)

    February 26th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 31 secs
    design, disney, disney world, family, imagineering, intervention, it's a small world, mad tea party, roller coaster, universal studios, vista

    Jim goes to the spin zone. Scottye has an intervention.

  • Challenge: Just Keep Swimming (Streaming Splashing Water Ride)

    February 12th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 8 secs
    cinemagine park, design, disney, disney hollywood studios, disney world, flume, imagineering, jurassic park, kali river rapids, splash mountain, theme park, universal studios, water ride

    Scottye praises the Aztec(?) god of Twitch. Jim forgets about the splash.

  • Challenge: You've Got A Friend In Me (Mascots & Their Attraction)

    February 5th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 44 secs
    design, disney, disney world, figment, imagineering, journey into imagination, mascot, monorail, triceratops spin, universal studios, wild mouse

    Jim visits a web. Scottye also visits a web.