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Story Break

Story Break is a weekly podcast from RocketJump where we (Will Campos, Matt Arnold, and Freddie Wong) sit down in the RocketJump writer's room and attempt to "break" a story for a ridiculous concept, property, or idea that we in NO way have any rights to. Join us every week as we attempt to tackle everything from beloved video games to billion dollar franchises!

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Casablanca 2: Ilsa's Revenge | #101

The sequel to one of the greatest films of all time, no big deal Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold Will Campos is @willbcampos Freddie Wong is @fwong

1hr 4mins

26 Mar 2019

Rank #1

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Mission: Impossible 2: Two | #63

This is the sequel that literally everyone wants and is asking for all the time both in real life and online constantly.

58mins

29 Jun 2018

Rank #2

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Kirby ft. Ashly Burch | #49

This week the team is joined by voice-actress-extraordinaire Ashly Burch to break the story behind the everyone's favorite living vacuum cleaner, Kirby!

1hr 8mins

22 Mar 2018

Rank #3

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Heaven Heist - Prelude: Breaking the Story

We break the story of Heaven Heist, in preparation for writing the script, scene by scene, every week!

1hr 3mins

23 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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Galaxy Trucker | #20

The team takes a crack at breaking the story for the intergalactic transport industry. Watch the video version!

57mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #5

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Dirty Dan | #15

The man. The myth. The legend. After weeks of suspense, the team finally unboxes the story behind DIRTY DAN! Watch the video version!

1hr 15mins

26 Jul 2017

Rank #6

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Warhammer: Blood Bowl | #74

We tackle (YES THE PUN WORKS FINALLY) Warhammer's take on American football - Blood Bowl! Plus a new ending segment - an audio trailer of the movie!

1hr 4mins

14 Sep 2018

Rank #7

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Save the Cat! | #75

We turn Blake Snyder's classic on screenwriting and turn it into an ill-advised movie!

1hr 3mins

21 Sep 2018

Rank #8

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Tony Hawk's Skate Jam | #91

Radical! We build a Space Jam sequel based off of a tweet from the Hawkman!

1hr 11mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #9

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Clippy the Microsoft Paperclip ft. Elyse Willems | #6

We tackle a feature film based on everyone's favorite Microsoft Office assistant: Clippy, the sentient paperclip.

1hr 26mins

24 May 2017

Rank #10

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Jumper | #3

Where we attempt to crack a story for Jumper, a movie from 2008 about a teleporting teen.

1hr 19mins

4 May 2017

Rank #11

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Lincoln Logs | #148

We take a classic children's building toy, combine it with America's greatest president, a bright eyed kid with a dream, and a superstar Japanese vocaloid to create one of our most buckwild breaks yet!Editing by Chad EllisFollow us on TwitterJoin the Facebook group!Matt Arnold is @mattlarnoldWill Campos is @willbcamposFreddie Wong is @fwong

57mins

23 Oct 2020

Rank #12

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Heaven Heist - Sc. 8: A Taste of Heaven

Why does every movie use a defibrillator to bring someone back from the dead, and can the story boys avoid this cliche? No. No they can't.

1hr 10mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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Heaven Heist - Sc. 4: A Bitchin' Car Chase!

Cut to the chase, baby! We lay some theological groundwork for the scenes ahead and talk a bit about why car chases are hard to write! Follow us on Twitter Join the Facebook group! Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold Will Campos is @willbcampos Freddie Wong is @fwong

56mins

22 Aug 2019

Rank #14

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Warhammer 40k | #144

We somehow find a way into the mindblowingly massive universe of Warhammer 40k, guided by Matt, who is a big ol' miniature painting nerd.Editing by Chad EllisFollow us on TwitterJoin the Facebook group!Matt Arnold is @mattlarnoldWill Campos is @willbcamposFreddie Wong is @fwong

1hr 2mins

24 Sep 2020

Rank #15

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Heaven Heist - ACT 1 Read Through

Follow us on TwitterJoin the Facebook group!Matt Arnold is @mattlarnoldWill Campos is @willbcamposFreddie Wong is @fwong

55mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Dad's Office | #95

We tackle a feature film for a kid adventure movie project we're Actually Working On!

1hr 8mins

12 Feb 2019

Rank #17

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Fireball Island! | #94

The steamy feature film of the Milton Bradley island adventure board game from the 80s!

1hr 6mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #18

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Teen Bond | #26

You all know the story behind the debonair secret agent. Now feast your ears on his origin story!

1hr 7mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #19

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Heaven Heist - Sc. 5: The Gates of Heaven

We arrive at the pearly gates amidst some more worldbuilding around our afterlife, including talking about the Albert Brooks classic "Defending Your Life!" Follow us on Twitter Join the Facebook group! Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold Will Campos is @willbcampos Freddie Wong is @fwong

50mins

29 Aug 2019

Rank #20