November 22, 2023

EP. 407.2 — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Paul & Amy play hooky for 1984’s John Hughes class-cutting caper Ferris Bueller’s Day Off! They discover the secret backstory behind Charlie Sheen’s memorable cameo, read some of their favorite Reddit fan theories, and express their disappointment that the real Matthew Broderick is nothing like Ferris. Plus: how the filmmakers pulled off that massive parade sequence.


Next week, Paul and Amy are talking about concert movies! You can join the conversation on Paul’s Discord at


Check out this week’s spotlight episode from the archives, Planes Trains & Automobiles:


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