It's the first episode of the Super Fantastic Nerd Hour! We discuss the forces that turned us into super nerds, why we created this show, and break down origin stories from Gilgamesh to Luke Skywalker. We throw Man of Steel's Clark Kent against Monsters University's Mike Wazowski in the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER and countdown our top 5 favorite origin stories.
- 0:00 - 14:06 : Our origin stories, the inception of Super Fantastic Nerd Hour.
- 14:07 - 30:34: Why we love origin stories.
- 30:35 - 40:08: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER - Clark Kent VS. Mike Wazowski.
- 40:09 - 1:00:40: Top 5 origin stories.
- Growing Up Trekkie (Ali's origin story)
- Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey (as explained by puppets)
- Why we are wired to believe in supernatural origins
- The psychology behind superhero origin stories
- John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol. 1: Original Sins
- The secret history of Tetris
- Dean Trippe and the Something Terrible kickstarter
Top 5 Origin Stories
- John Constantine, Hellblazer
- Dr. Manhattan, Watchmen
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Dean Trippe
- Kill Bill
- Harry Potter
- Doctor Who
- The Godfather: Part II
- Star Trek's Khan
- The Terminator's Sarah Connor
- James Bond (Casino Royale)