322 episodes

Family, relationships, and comedy are the things that tie us all together. Hosts Dustin and Melissa Nickerson bring us in to have a laugh about it all.

Each week they dive into the funny realities of parenting, marriage, childhood, siblings, and so much more. It's funny, and a little a bit serious. The best way to handle family.

Don't Make Me Come Back There with Dustin & Melissa Nickerson Dustin Nickerson

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 907 Ratings

Family, relationships, and comedy are the things that tie us all together. Hosts Dustin and Melissa Nickerson bring us in to have a laugh about it all.

Each week they dive into the funny realities of parenting, marriage, childhood, siblings, and so much more. It's funny, and a little a bit serious. The best way to handle family.

    We Were Wrong About Theatre Kids

    We Were Wrong About Theatre Kids

    There’s a lot we got wrong all these years between raising kids, marriage, career, but the biggest surprise you ask? Theater kids are cooler than all of us. At the end of the literal day, we’re watching them sing on TV, star in the best films, and keep making weird the pinnacle of success. This week we recap our kid’s performance in the musical Annie, break down our relentless parenting calendar, bad science on plants and trees, mean teenagers, and much more!
    Let us know the difference between plants and trees, wrong answers only, at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    Sponsor: DILLY COMPANY
    Get 10% off your entire order at http://www.thedillyco.com and us promo code “backseater”.
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 53 min
    Las Vegas, Bring Your Kids!

    Las Vegas, Bring Your Kids!

    Backseaters, Las Vegas called and you’re looking at it’s newest Marketing Directors, because after you’ve been to Vegas 13 times in 18 years, who better than to tell you like it is than a couple ambitious parents! We’ve thought we’d seen it all, but this past week taught us otherwise. We crawled all over the Rock Rocks National Conservation Area, enjoyed some family friendly noods in Chinatown, finally went to Frankie’s Tiki Bar, we share about our incredible stay at the Aria, Dunkin’ Donuts makes an appearance on the show today, and how does one drive home at night from Vegas? We’ll tell you all about that too.
    Let us know your favorite Vegas story at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    Sponsor: DILLY COMPANY
    Get 10% off your entire order at http://www.thedillyco.com and us promo code “backseater”.
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 56 min
    Majoring in the Vibes

    Majoring in the Vibes

    Buckle up backseaters because this episode is so off the rails, we have to know from you if this is a disaster sandwich or the best episode we’ve ever done. We’ll let you decide! Where do we begin? Mel is wearing hot dog pants, McDonald’s worst and also best food options, Our last visit to Skyzone ever, a relationship AITA Reddit thread, and more!
    Let us know if this is the best or worst episode you’ve heard at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    Sponsor: DILLY COMPANY
    Get 10% off your entire order at http://www.thedillyco.com and us promo code “backseater”.
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 50 min
    A Guide to Middle Aged Concert Going

    A Guide to Middle Aged Concert Going

    This week backseaters, we explore the mistakes and woes of concert going as middle aged parents, Melissa’s challenging journey through OC traffic, your favorite “Hey!” songs from the Facebook Group, Mel’s Pickleball skills and more.
    Join us at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    Sponsor: DILLY COMPANY
    Get 10% off your entire order at http://www.thedillyco.com and us promo code “backseater”.
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 56 min
    Did Spider-Man’s Girlfriend Win the Oscar?

    Did Spider-Man’s Girlfriend Win the Oscar?

    It was a great Oscar week with wins from Iron Man and the guy who did The Dark Knight? Right? Get our review of the Oscars on the show today, the Nickerson’s take on Seattle, incredible kids travel technology, explaining where islands come from, our lament for Daylight Savings, Bingo Dingos are back, and emails asking for bad advice for raising children with ADHD/ADD!
    Tell us your favorite “HEY!” song over at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    -
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 57 min
    Why are Pants so Big Again?

    Why are Pants so Big Again?

    To all the Gen Z backseaters, teach us your ways of comfort, clothing, and self expression. We can trade you for some 90’s JNCOs and a hopeless future. While we burn the last of our skinny jeans, today on the show we rejoice and affirm our accountants, Mel reads a letter of rebuke for Dustin from the DMV, parents who argue with child cashiers at the snack bar, your worst car spills, and more!
    Join us at the Dustin Nickerson Comedy Fans Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/dustinnickersoncomedy
    Enjoy the show!
    -
    Watch the new comedy special, Runs in the Family from Dustin Nickerson | (Full Comedy Special) #newcomedy #standupcomedy : https://youtu.be/0Dybn3Atj9k
    Don’t forget, you can now WATCH the show on YouTube for the full featured experience here: https://www.youtube.com/@DustinNickerson.
    Order Dustin's book: How to Be Married (To Melissa) today!” https://www.thomasnelson.com/p/how-to-be-married-to-melissa/
    Give a little More and Get a Little More from us on Patreon!
    Head to https://www.patreon.com/DustinNickerson for the Patreon Pre Show with behind the scenes podcast rants, exclusive bonus content, and to help support the show.
    Want to be a part of the show? Shoot us a message to dontmakemecomebackthere@gmail.com and get your very own horrible parenting/relationship advice.
    Don’t Make Me Come Back There is edited & produced in partnership with Andy Lara at http://www.andylikeswords.com
     

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
907 Ratings

907 Ratings

Daniel Smrokowski ,

Comedic Relatable Family Podcast!

I love listening Dusty & Melissa’s podcast! It’s a comedy, relatable family podcast. You can listen with your children, family and friends. Good clean family entertainment. I know their producer Andy whose wife was a guest on my podcast. I love the comments from their producer too! I absolutely recommend this podcast for the whole family—- even if you want to binge listen!

ez.stjohn ,

Favorite Podcast!!

Dustin, Melissa, and Andy make me laugh every single episode without fail! I love the parenting/life stories from Dustin and Melissa. Even though I’m not a parent yet, I feel like I can relate to so much they talk about on this podcast. Honored to be a Backseater since the beginning of this show! Keep the good times comin!

ThePumpkinater ,

I listen to Mom

Melissa said to do it, and I do what Mom tells me to do.

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