November 2, 2023

EP. 331 — New York Ninja LIVE!

Paul, June, and Jason break down the insanity that is New York Ninja—an action movie shot in 1984 that wasn’t released until 2021 when the unedited footage was found without audio and completely reconstructed. LIVE from the Count Basie in New Jersey, the crew discuss the villain eating his own rat tail, the $100 special effects budget, the news reporter who constantly gets abducted, ninjas on roller skates, and so much more. Plus, they debate with the audience about the most amazing wig of all time… or was it?


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Paul Scheer [00:00:01] How Did This Get Made is going to be in Chicago and Minneapolis, Minnesota, this week. That’s right. Come check us out. Go to to find out the four movies. Two nights in each spot. It is going to be great. We’re almost sold out in both places, but there are still seats available and you’re not going to want to miss it. I don’t even know what the outlying cities are, but get there. Bend. Not Bend. I don’t know. South Bend? Anyway. Get there anyway you can. Go to and you’ll find out the movies and how to get tickets. We’ll see out on the road.   Paul Scheer [00:00:36] It’s 1984, and New York is overrun by plutonium killers, henchmen who chew on their ponytails, shirtless, march fishing in Speedos and lots of slow karate. We saw New York Ninja. So you know what that means!   Music [00:00:54] [Intro Song]   Paul Scheer [00:01:50] Hello, people of Earth, and hello people up in central Je

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