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Smell-O-Vision (Entry 1177.AM0521)

Smell-O-Vision (Entry 1177.AM0521)

In which the aromas of tobacco, coffee, and lavender, meant to revolutionize the motion picture industry, end up nauseating audiences instead, and Ken spoils a 57-year-old surprise cameo. Certificate
The Rachel (Entry 1024.GN2917)

The Rachel (Entry 1024.GN2917)

In which John opines that Jennifer Aniston's ubiquitous 1990s-era cut was America's "last hairstyle." Certificate #24193.
The Tesseract (Entry 1291.EP0318)

The Tesseract (Entry 1291.EP0318)

In which Ken and John struggle to imagine four-dimensional space with the same ease that the inventor of the pitching machine once could. Certificate #28910.
Water Wars (Entry 1414.PS6301)

Water Wars (Entry 1414.PS6301)

In which Los Angeles stands revealed in all its unquenchable thirst, and is pronounced by John and Ken several times the fun, old-timey way, with a hard 'g'. Certificate #33935.
Newton's Cradle (Entry 835.1C1311)

Newton's Cradle (Entry 835.1C1311)

In which thousands of soulless corporate executives put little steel toys on their desks but still feel dead inside, and Ken finally learns how those little drinking birds work. Certificate #31932.
The Darien Gap (Entry 315.EZ3328)

The Darien Gap (Entry 315.EZ3328)

In which a single highway is paved all the way from Alaska to Argentina--except for one pesky 66-mile gap right in the middle. Certificate #11458.
Monrovia, Moravia, Moldova, Moldavia (Entry 805.GN1032)

Monrovia, Moravia, Moldova, Moldavia (Entry 805.GN1032)

In which John shares the soothing geographic mantra that has got him where he is today: sitting in a bunker teaching 30th-century cockroach-people how to tell medieval Central European principalities
Kohoutek (Entry 692.JU0113)

Kohoutek (Entry 692.JU0113)

In which a Czech astronomer is hailed as the hero of 1973, only to have his discovery flame out by not flaming out. Then he gets very seasick on a cruise. Certificate #31644
The Sentinelese (Entry 1134.LV2024)

The Sentinelese (Entry 1134.LV2024)

In which John introduces us to the world's last uncontacted tribe—but not literally, because that would be illegal. Certificate #13568
Paris Syndrome (Entry 901.JS1002)

Paris Syndrome (Entry 901.JS1002)

In which twenty tourists a year have a psychological breakdown because the most magical city in the world is a little disappointing. Certificate #507
Thomas Midgley (Entry 786.ZC0508)

Thomas Midgley (Entry 786.ZC0508)

In which the world's worst chemist gives everyone lead poisoning, and then puts a hole in the ozone layer as an encore. Certificate #25185
Mummy Brown (Entry 817.PR0716)

Mummy Brown (Entry 817.PR0716)

In which the bodies of ancient kings are ground up to fertilize lawns, power locomotives, and paint portraits. Certificate #37891
Death Discs (Entry 319.MK1610)

Death Discs (Entry 319.MK1610)

In which the gruesome deaths in early 1960s teen ballads are variously blamed on capitalism, Marlon Brando, chastity, and giant clams. Certificate #34312.
Hat Etiquette (Entry 571.1C1104)

Hat Etiquette (Entry 571.1C1104)

In which John strongly admonishes future listeners not to get sloppy with their headwear, if they have heads. Certificate #25200.
The Bellamy Salute (Entry 112.HE0616)

The Bellamy Salute (Entry 112.HE0616)

In which Ken blames a crucial bit of fascist iconography on the most successful magazine premium in American history, and John knows the lyrics to "Alaska's Flag" but refuses to sing it. Certificate
Megafauna (Entry 772.JB4015)

Megafauna (Entry 772.JB4015)

In which we learn which Ice Age animal is named after the human nipple, and which modern animal fills John's soul with bloodlust. Certificate #30148
Back Masking (Entry 091.EP0427)

Back Masking (Entry 091.EP0427)

In which John investigates whether or not segassem terces naitnoc sgnos kcor, and Ken wonders why Satan would own a toolshed. Certificate #47448
London Bridge Is Down (Entry 733.2K0934)

London Bridge Is Down (Entry 733.2K0934)

In which we make plans for the longest-awaited death in human history, and wonder how many Welsh corgis it takes to pull a gun carriage. Certificate #34884.
The Noid (Entry 840.PR0415)

The Noid (Entry 840.PR0415)

In which a claymation terrorist with inexplicable bunny ears disrupts pizza, takes hostages, and wins America's heart. Certificate #29250
Father Coughlin (Entry 284.MT2309)

Father Coughlin (Entry 284.MT2309)

In which a fiery Canadian gets 30 million Depression-era listeners for his little fascist radio show, and Ken and John pledge fealty to Martian invaders. Certificate #29423