Episodes

Soul Man (TV Show)

May 30, 2021

in this episode I look at Soul Man. No, not the racist movie from the 80s, but Dan Aykroyd's short lived sitcom from the 90s. Dan is a hip, middle aged, widowed minister with 4 kids. I am looking at the pilot episode from 1997. So, find your favorite pew, say a prayer, sit back and have a liste…

Another Stellar Review

May 17, 2021

Why do I keep doing the Dan Aykroyd Podcast? It's because of fans like this that lift the human spirit with their reviews. I could never do it without their support. Thanks to Christin Rillis for the V.O. Find her at www.fiver.com/christinrills --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/s…

SNL--Lilly Tomlin

May 12, 2021

I'm joined by comedy veteran Laurie Ayers in this episode to talk about the episode of SNL that starred Lily Tomlin. We talk about how well Lilly did, what sketches hold up after all this time and which ones don't and we get a bunch of personal stories from Laurie that connect to this episode. W…

She's Having A Baby

April 27, 2021

We are really stretching it in this episode, but yes Dan Aykroyd is in this movie (barely). Returning is my good friend Steph DeWaegeneer and we talk about totally 80's movie She's Having A Baby with Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth McGovern, directed by John Hughes. There is also a very early roll from…

The Real Ghostbusters Cartoon

April 13, 2021

If I talk any Ghostbusters, I have to bring in my good friend Meredith Nudo. This time we are talking about the cartoon The Real Ghostbusters the cartoon based on the movie and the characters created by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. We are looking at the first episode Ghosts R Us. We give a gene…

My Stepmother Is An Alien

March 31, 2021

I start off season three of The Dan Aykroyd Podcast with my good friend Will Fordyce and a not so good movie My Stepmother Is An Alien. We go over this Sci-Fi/Comedy and point out the good (not so much) and the bad (a lot more). Is this a so good it's bad movie, or should you just skip it all toge…

My Second Review

March 23, 2021

If you thought my first review was good...listen to this one. Thanks to Christin Wasiloski Rills. Please visit her fiverr page. https://www.fiverr.com/christinrills --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scott-white/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/scott-white/support

SNL--Richard Pryor

March 15, 2021

On this episode I am joined by my old comedy buddy Robin Weinburgh. We talk about the 7th episode of the first season of Saturday Night Live starring Richard Pryor. This episode has classic moments from the show and a bunch of behind the scenes drama. We talk about what works and what doesn't an…

The Best Of The Blues Brothers

March 6, 2021

Put on your dark suit and your sunglasses becasue we are looing at The Best Of The Blues Brothers LP. This is a compilation of their three previous albums plus some new stuff produced by Paul Shaffer. This was the last Blues Brothers album with John Belushi as the lead singer. How does a 40 year…

The Dave Thomas Show

Feb. 19, 2021

Dave Thomas of SCTV fame had a short lived sketch show in 1990. He would have his famous friends guest star on this show, this show features Dan Aykroyd and was helped written by Mike Myers. How does it hold up with all this SCTV and SNL talent involved in the show? Have a listen and see if this …

Crossroads

Jan. 29, 2021

Valentine's Day is coming up and what better way to spend it than with BRITNEY SPEARS!!! Yes nothing says Valentine's Day more than a a young woman losing her virginity to a man she thought murdered another human being. Dan Aykroyd plays Britney's dad is the road/romance movie. To help me break d…

Love At First Sight (VHS)

Jan. 12, 2021

Welcome to the podcast...Eh??? In this episode I go north of the border to get the help of my friends Derek and Mark from The Canadian Movie Crew. We all look at Love At First Sight the very first movie of Dan Aykroyd shot entirely in Canada. So, how is his first move? Let's just say it took all …

Neighbors (1981)

Jan. 1, 2021

Hello 2021!!! In this episode I am joined by my arch enemy Timothy Howard. We talk about the movie Neighbors. This would be the final movie that John Belushi would make. This movie was universally panned when it first came out. Timothy and I discuss if this movie deserves it bad reputation,…

Christmas With The Kranks

Nov. 27, 2020

My very special guests Miguel Sanchez and Eddie Ball are back from Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom podcast (Please check out that podcast if you haven't alread). Being December we look at Christmas With The Kranks. Are you looking for a feel good Christmas movie? Well, you won't find it here…

The Rutles

Nov. 13, 2020

Sit back, relax and come back with me to the groovy 70s!! In this episode I'm joined by one of my dearest friend from across the pond Bron Edge and we talk about the first mockumentary The Rutles. Eric Idle of Monty Python wrote and co-directed this film. We see a ton of cameos in this movie be…

My Fellow Americans

Nov. 1, 2020

Just in time for the election I am looking at the political comedy My Fellow Americans starring Jack Lemmon, James Garner. Dan Aykroyd and Lauren Bacall. We get to see all these old pros act together in this movie and witness all the chemistry between them with a lot of stand out performances. P…

Casper

Oct. 15, 2020

In this episode I bring back my very special guest Meredith Nudo. Just in time for Halloween, we bring you the ghost story Casper. I know what you're thinking...Dan Aykroyd was in Casper?? Yes!!! Not only was he in Casper, but he was his Ghostbusting self...Ray Stantz. We talk about this, how …

The Couch Trip

Sept. 25, 2020

Is Dan Aykroyd crazy? He'd like to make you believe that in the movie The Couch Trip. Dan plays an escaped mental patient pretending to be his own doctor. Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin and Donna Dixon round out the cast. A great cast means a great movie...right? Well, let's hold off on a de…