22. Trading Places

We add the 1983 comedy movie Trading Places to the List of Every Damn Thing.

Phil and Jake add an ornament to the List of Every Damn Thing by ranking the holiday-adjacent comedy film Trading Places (starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd) in this special deep-dive episode.

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SHOW NOTES:

ALSO DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
gravy SEALs * John Landis * Frank Oz * The Blues Brothers * Dr. Detroit * 48 Hours * Al Franken * Giancarlo Esposito * Jim Belushi * Ice Cube’s “Ghetto Bird” * Ghostbusters * True Lies * Cheech & Chong * HBO’s Watchmen * The Three Stooges


Below is the List of Every Damn Thing as of this episode (for the most up-to-date list, go here):

  1. Dolly Parton - person
  2. Clement Street in San Francisco - location
  3. Prince - person
  4. Cher - person
  5. Donald Duck - fictional character
  6. Hank Williams - person
  7. air - substance
  8. Watchmen - comic book
  9. onions - food
  10. “Midnight Train to Georgia” - music
  11. sex - idea
  12. firefighters - people
  13. The Three Stooges - comedy act
  14. Christmas trees - seasonal decoration
  15. Trading Places - movie
  16. intro to “Back That Azz Up” - music
  17. dilapidated shacks - structures
  18. shirtless men wearing elaborate angel wings, gold lamé shorts & furry cha-cha heels - idea
  19. plants - life form
  20. handkerchiefs - accessory
  21. nail clippers - tool
  22. rye bread - food
  23. cubed ice - substance
  24. Antoni Gaudi - architect
  25. Run the Jewels - music group
  26. land - substance
  27. Charmander - fictional character
  28. A-shirts (aka “wifebeaters”) - clothing
  29. “Dancing Queen” - music
  30. Watchmen - TV series
  31. Jessica Rabbit - fictional character
  32. Volkswagen “Bug” - vehicle
  33. Cheech and Chong - comedy act
  34. “Tulsa Time” - music
  35. cold brew shandy - beverage
  36. Jersey Shore - location
  37. crows - animal
  38. sea - substance
  39. coffee - beverage
  40. eggs (chicken) - food
  41. Whoppers - food
  42. national debt - idea 
  43. band t-shirts - clothing
  44. Crocs - clothing
  45. Ice Cube - person
  46. wind chimes - decoration / instrument
  47. moist - word
  48. Nerf guns - toy
  49. lightning rounds - idea
  50. zipper jeans - clothing
  51. generation ships - idea
  52. sardines - animal
  53. peanut butter ice cream - food
  54. Tommy Bahama shirts - clothing
  55. zipper jeans  worn with no underwear - situation
  56. Barry Bonds - person
  57. man-bun - hairstyle
  58. toe shoes - clothing
  59. “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” - song
  60. Watchmen - movie
  61. blood - substance
  62. Oreos - food
  63. calamari - food
  64. The Last Starfighter - movie
  65. crushed ice - substance
  66. pigeons - animal
  67. Daylight Saving Time - idea
  68. capitalism - idea
  69. sports team jerseys - clothing
  70. Josta - beverage 
  71. Gambit - fictional character
  72. Surge - beverage
  73. Double Stuf Oreos - food
  74. Jenny McCarthy - person
  75. Hank Williams, Jr - person
  76. McRib - food
  77. QAnon - idea

Theme song by Jade Puget. Audio mastering by Luke Janela. Graphic design by Jason Mann.

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