87 episodes

Is Jack Dawson from Titanic a time traveler? Did Captain Hook Kill Ariel’s Mother? Could prolonged radon exposure explain why Scranton employees in The Office become so weird in later seasons? Join pop culture nerds Lara Williams, Spencer Williams, and Michael Sewell as they track down the most genius and preposterous fan theories from all over the internet.... but mostly Reddit.

Fan Theory Queries Fan Theory Queries

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

Is Jack Dawson from Titanic a time traveler? Did Captain Hook Kill Ariel’s Mother? Could prolonged radon exposure explain why Scranton employees in The Office become so weird in later seasons? Join pop culture nerds Lara Williams, Spencer Williams, and Michael Sewell as they track down the most genius and preposterous fan theories from all over the internet.... but mostly Reddit.

    Fan Theories Are Literally Changing the Stories that Inspire Them

    Fan Theories Are Literally Changing the Stories that Inspire Them

    Our first episode of Fan Theory Queries was published on April 20th, 2022... which means we've made it one year! To celebrate, we're looking at how fan theories have actually impacted the way writers and producers approach shows and movies. Interviews with Damon Lindelof on Lost, James Gunn and Kevin Feige on Guardians 2, and Dan Erickson on Severance reveal the part fan theories have played in their creative processes.
    PLUS, we list our FAVORITE theories we covered from our first year of the show!
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    For access to the FTQ Discord theory discussion channel, support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fantheoryqs

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Is Code 2319 in Monsters Inc. a Procedure to Prevent Pandemics?

    Is Code 2319 in Monsters Inc. a Procedure to Prevent Pandemics?

    What if the running gag about Code 2319 in Monsters Inc. isn't just a gross overreaction to simple germs? Could there be a much darker history... that may have even predicted the real world's pandemic???
     
    Want an FTQ shirt, mug, phone case, or many other products? Shop our merch store! https://shop.fantheoryqueries.com/
     
    For access to the FTQ Discord theory discussion channel, support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fantheoryqs

    • 22 min
    Do the Members of Smash Mouth Share Daredevil’s Blindness/Sensory Abilities Amongst Themselves?

    Do the Members of Smash Mouth Share Daredevil’s Blindness/Sensory Abilities Amongst Themselves?

    Somebody once told me this crazy fan theory about Smash Mouth. Hey now, listen to this podcast right now.
    Want an FTQ shirt, mug, phone case, or many other products? Shop our merch store! https://shop.fantheoryqueries.com/
     
    For access to the FTQ Discord theory discussion channel, support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fantheoryqs

    • 24 min
    Did Mary Poppins Attend Hogwarts?

    Did Mary Poppins Attend Hogwarts?

    In this episode Spencer demonstrates that despite what he says, he does not, in fact, remember much about Mary Poppins (the classic film from 1964 starring Julie Andrews) at all! But that's okay because Blythe and Lara are here to answer his questions.
     
    Want an FTQ shirt, mug, phone case, or many other products? Shop our merch store! https://shop.fantheoryqueries.com/
     
    For access to the FTQ Discord theory discussion channel, support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fantheoryqs

    • 40 min
    Does The Office Take Place in Hell?

    Does The Office Take Place in Hell?

    Admit it. Towards the end of the series The Office, the show was getting way different from what it started out to be. In this episode, a Reddit user has an explanation for that.
     
    Want a FTQ shirt, mug, phone case, or many other products? Shop our merch store! https://shop.fantheoryqueries.com/
     
    For access to FTQ Discord theory discussion channel, support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fantheoryqs

    • 26 min
    Does Kevin McCallister Grow Up to Become Jigsaw from the Saw Movies?

    Does Kevin McCallister Grow Up to Become Jigsaw from the Saw Movies?

    Our guests, the guys from the podcast Two Chunks and a Hunk, are back to finish off the week with a theory that makes an unexpected connection. Be warned, the evidence that connects Kevin McCallister from Home Alone to Jigsaw from the Saw Movies, may shock, awe, and delight you all at once!

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

julianary ,

Wonderful Podcast

So glad I happened upon this podcast. It is intelligent, informative and numerous . I plan on listening to all the older episodes to get caught up .

littlemegtx ,

Great catalyst for discussion

I really enjoy talking about different theories discussed on this podcast with friends and getting their opinions. I love Lara’s sense of humor and singing voice (he’s the wooooorst). Michael & I are on the same page on MCU & movies from the 80’s. And I like playing a little game I call, “Let’s Guess Spencer’s Rating”.

kelseyy.michelle ,

So great!

Love listening to this show and I can’t wait to see what theories that come out with next! Such a great show!!

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