Omnibus

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

520 episodes of Omnibus since the first episode, which aired on November 28th, 2017.

  • Episode 14: Monrovia, Moravia, Moldova, Moldavia (Entry 805.GN1032)

    January 11th, 2018  |  56 mins 20 secs

    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 apart. Certificate #18088.

  • Episode 13: Heil Honey I'm Home! (Entry 577.PR1413)

    January 9th, 2018  |  40 mins 27 secs

    In which an upstart British television producer finally answers that age-old question: why don't more classic sitcoms star Adolf Hitler? Certificate #42615.

  • Episode 12: The Darien Gap (Entry 315.EZ3328)

    January 4th, 2018  |  33 mins 55 secs

    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 #14458.

  • Episode 11: Secret Order of the Double Sunrise (Entry 1122.EC0105)

    January 2nd, 2018  |  42 mins 12 secs

    In which QANTAS begins a top-secret 33-hour nonstop flight between Australia and Ceylon at the height of World War II, right under the noses of the Empire of Japan. Certificate #12248.

  • Episode 10: Newton's Cradle (Entry 835.1C1311)

    December 28th, 2017  |  43 mins 43 secs

    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.

  • Episode 9: Gadsby (Entry 511.PS6928)

    December 26th, 2017  |  52 mins 53 secs

    In which our two hosts study a book that runs fifty thousand words without a solitary display of our writing plan's fifth symbol. Certificate #6442.

  • Episode 8: Water Wars (Entry 1414.PS6301)

    December 21st, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min

    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.

  • Episode 7: The Tesseract (Entry 1291.EP0318)

    December 19th, 2017  |  50 mins 6 secs

    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.

  • Episode 6: The Rachel (Entry 1024.GN2917)

    December 14th, 2017  |  57 mins 49 secs

    In which John opines that Jennifer Aniston's ubiquitous 1990s-era cut was America's "last hairstyle." Certificate #24193.

  • Episode 5: Smell-O-Vision (Entry 1177.AM0521)

    December 12th, 2017  |  1 hr 44 secs

    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 #18585.

  • Episode 3: The Olympic Marathon of 1904 (Entry 865.1C0924)

    December 7th, 2017  |  59 mins 31 secs

    In which the world's most prestigious sporting event goes disastrously wrong, and a Cuban mailman takes a nap. Certificate #28924.

  • Episode 4: The Pig War (Entry 939.MK0511)

    December 7th, 2017  |  55 mins 5 secs

    In which the United States and Britain take up arms over one potato-hungry pig. Certificate #43259.