Rank #1: 120. Adam Scott, Harris Wittels, Chelsea Peretti
This week's episode of Comedy Bang Bang is devoted to all the Parks and Recreation fans in the audience. We've jam packed the show with Parks and Rec insiders from Chelsea Peretti to Harris Wittels and even Adam Scott! If you like the unique cast of crazies that Pawnee offers, you'll love hearing Chelsea Peretti's brand new characters. Maybe you watch the show for the compelling relationships: Prepare for the deep, meaningful, fascinating relationship between Jack and his brother-in-law Bryan from Carl's Lumber Yard. This episode will answer ALL your Parks and Recreation questions, as long as your questions are "How many episodes have there been?" and "What's the name of Adam's character?"
Rank #2: 599. 10th Anniversary Part 1
Scott Aukerman celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Comedy Bang! Bang! by implementing a true open door policy and welcomes fan favorite guests of the show over the last 10 years! Part One Featuring: Jason Mantzoukas Andy Daly Paul F. Tompkins Seth Morris Jon Hamm Lauren Lapkus Jessica McKenna Zach Reino Jon Gabrus Ego Nwodim Zeke Nicholson Carl Tart Rob Huebel Thomas Lennon Matt Besser Paul Scheer Tawny Newsome Madeline Walter Taran Killam Paul Brittain Ryan Gaul Listen to the full 10 hours as one episode on the Stitcher app or here: https://stitcher.com/s?eid=60327707 This episode is brought to you by Sirius XM (www.siriusxm.com/BANGBANG), Thomas’ English Muffins, and State Farm.
Rank #3: 95. Natasha Leggero, Harris Wittels, Matt Besser
Creak! Slam! Sit down for some Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! This week's episode has everything you love about the show; the music of Phish and pussy jokes! Natasha Leggero, Harris Wittels, and Harris' protege King Henry VI are our guests, along with Natasha and Harris' new characters Maude and Jack. Death-Ray fans know Jimmy Stewart to be dismissive, but we've unearthed some footage that proves that he's also winning. Be sure to vote in the Harris' Phone Corner Poll at our blog, and come visit us next Sunday in Austin for a LIVE Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast!
Rank #4: 564. Zach Galifianakis, Andy Daly, Nicole Parker
Zach Galfianakis (Baskets) returns to join Scott to chat about how the writers get prepared to write Baskets, his brand, and making bricks. Then, royal watcher Byron Denniston is back to talk about his interactions with royal babies. Plus, superstar musician Celine Dion stops by in her search for inspiration for her new album. This episode is brought to you by Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com), Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG), Keeps (www.keeps.com/BANGBANG), Stitch Fix (www.stitchfix.com/BANGBANG).
Rank #5: 588. Jason Mantzoukas, Thomas Middleditch
Old friend Jason Mantzoukas (How Did This Get Made?, The Long Dumb Road) joins Scott once again to talk about pets, making their own Hamilton, and pizza pants. Then, 17-year-old Kaitlin stops by to talk about her YouTube channel. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), Capterra (www.capterra.com/BANGBANG), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CBB).
Rank #6: 554. Horatio Sanz, Thomas Middleditch
Actor, comedian and SNL alum Horatio Sanz joins Scott to talk about what hats he wears and why they’re so popular. Plus, they’re joined by entrepreneur Lyle Cummings to discuss the difference between sherbert and ice cream, and middle school superintendent Peppers McGilly gets on the phone to reflect on his work with Lyle to improve education in Macon County. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG), The Black Tux (www.theblacktux.com/BANGBANG), and Leesa (www.leesa.com/bangbang).
Rank #7: 565. Jason Mantzoukas, Mary Holland, D’Arcy Carden
The Heynong Man himself, Jason Mantzoukas is back to join Scott to chat about which reality competition show they’d want to be on, not wanting to be a hoarder, and the historic fact that blew Jason’s mind. Then, amateur chef Eugenia Wobbles stops by believing she was going to be on a competition baking show. Later, a mysterious guest from Scott’s past appears. Tune in to find out who it is! This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: BANGBANG), The Good Place on NBC, and You Up w/ Nikki Glaser Podcast.
Rank #8: 541 Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz
Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz aka Middleditch and Schwartz join Scott to talk about wanting standing ovations for their upcoming live tour, their dream SNL casts, and whether they would shave their head for a role. Later, professional hooker Leonard Stooltap arrives to talk about his new passion of creating sports for babies. Then, stay at home father Mitch Slocum join Scott and Leonard to tell us about his horse accident. Plus, tambourine band leaders Slippy Daniels and Jack Pot stop by to talk about trying to start a summer camp for adults. This episode is brought to you by Thomas’ English Muffins, Keeps (www.keeps.com/BANGBANG), Rover, and Amazon Music (www.amazonmusic.com).
Rank #9: 558. Casey Wilson, Drew Tarver, Zac Oyama
Fellow Earwolf podcaster and friend of the show Casey Wilson joins Scott to talk about her upcoming Bitch Sesh tour, her Oscar Parties, and to have a regular conversation like they would have off air. Then, 80s new wave singer Martin Sheffield Lickly drops by to sing some of his hits. Plus, credit card points expert Chase Varner stops by to share a great tip on how to accumulate an infinite amount of credit card points. This episode is brought to you by Ben & Jerry’s (store.benjerry.com) and Microsoft's social AI, Zo.
Rank #10: 543 9th Anniversary: Sean Clements, Hayes Davenport, Lauren Lapkus, Paul F. Tompkins, Shaun Diston, Zeke Nicholson, Ego Nwodim, Madeline Walter
It’s been 9 amazing years of Comedy Bang! Bang! Where does the time go? Scott celebrates with show favorites under the watchful eye of his corporate supervisors. We’ll hear from returnees and newcomers alike including a professional employee, an adventurer, a developer of new ideas, and many more special guests! This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG code: BANGBANG), Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG), and FTD (www.ftd.com/mothersday).
Rank #11: 574. Conan O’Brien, Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland
Conan O’Brien and Scott meet in the middle as they chat about his new podcast “Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend” on Earwolf, his treasured memory of spending a day with John Candy, and stealing the Robin costume from Burt Ward in college. Then, hoteliers Pat and Scat Hamptoncrat stop by to talk about making their home in Sandusky, Ohio a place for people to stay in. Plus, a special appearance from home maker Prudence Farth. Check out Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend: applepodcasts.com/teamcoco This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG), and Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: BANGBANG).
Rank #12: 550 Jason Mantzoukas, Andy Daly
Jason “Heynong Man” Mantzoukas joins Scott once again to talk about the butt reveal, his beard level, and to give us an update on his love life. Then, professional water-skier and Sha Na Na superfan Hot Dog returns to talk about his big news of being inducted into the Water Skiing Hall of Fame. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG) and Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG).
Rank #13: 589. Patton Oswalt, Andy Daly
Comedian extraordinaire Patton Oswalt joins Scott to talk about the second season of A.P. Bio, whether King Kong did nothing wrong, and which superhero he would want to portray in a motion picture. Then, Dalton Wilcox, Poet Laureate of the West returns to announce his new name. This episode is brought to you by Roman (www.getroman.com/BANGBANG), Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You podcast, Thomas’ English Muffins, and Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com).
Rank #14: 540 Jon Hamm, Paul F. Tompkins, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino
Actor and longtime friend of the show Jon Hamm of Mad Men fame joins Scott to chat about his new film Beirut, breaking the internet, and his middle name. Then, Al A. Peterson aka The Smooth Criminal returns to talk about the number one reason why people use his services to fake their deaths. Later, park ranger Margery Kershaw stops by to tell us about being transferred from her beloved Pinnacles National Park. Plus, Pokemon trainer Dash Grabum arrives to talk about his journey to become a Pokemon monster. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG), Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG), and Black Tux (www.blacktux.com/BANGBANG).
Rank #15: 566. Taran Killam, Paul Brittain, Ryan Gaul
Prized horse fighters Bever Hopox, Chico Hands, and Bisby St. Hancock aka The Calvins Triplets stop by Comedy Bang! Bang! once again! This time around, they join Scott while on their press tour to talk about their big plans of franchising and going international with their prized horse fighting business. Remember, ya gotta laugh! This episode is brought to yo by Casting Call Show (www.castingcallshow.com), Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG), LegalZoom (www.legalzoom.com code: BANGBANG), Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com).
Rank #16: Best of 2018 Pt. 1
This Christmas Eve Scott and Paul F. Tompkins give you the gift of the Comedy Bang! Bang! Best of Countdown! Join them as they countdown numbers fourteen through eleven of the Best CBB episodes of 2018 as voted by YOU listeners. Tune in Thursday for Part 2! This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), Leesa (www.leesa.com/bangbang code: BANGBANG), and Roman (www.getroman.com/BANGBANG).
Rank #17: 547 John Mulaney, Seth Morris, Betsy Sodaro
Stand-up comedian John Mulaney joins Scott to talk about the process of writing transitions for his new special Kid Gorgeous at Radio City, where he would like to haunt as a ghost, and his celebrity net worth. Then, sports bar poet Clovis Mandrake stops by to read some of his work. Plus, former teapot Mrs. Potts returns to talk about her new love interest. This episode is brought to you by Rick & Morty, Joe Pera Talks With You on Adult Swim, and Black Tux (www.blacktux.com/BANGBANG).
Rank #18: 598. Tim Robinson, Ryan Rosenberg, Natalie Palamides, Courtney Pauroso
Actor and comedian Tim Robinson joins Scott to talk about the theme of his new sketch show I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson, a secret email chain he’s on, and whether or not his wife loves to laugh. Then, The Super Secret Shopper stops by to talk about some of the places he’s reviewed. Later, musicians Nikki Sixx and Nikki Seven of Mötley Crüe drop by to settle a few things about their band. Plus, a game of Would You Rather! This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CBB), Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: BANGBANG), and Thomas’ English Muffins.
Rank #19: 567. Lennon Parham, Nick Kroll, Gil Ozeri
Radio DJ Forsythia, host of Night Scapes on WIND joins Scott as this week’s co-host after being kicked out of her studio by her lover and land lord Sergei. Sergei stops by to give his side of the story before writer/co-creator of Big Mouth Nick Kroll arrives to talk about everything that has changed with the new season of Big Mouth. Plus, super villain Bane shows up to test out some of his new comedy material. This episode is brought to you by Couples Therapy, ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/CBB), Espresso Monster, and Sonos (www.sonos.com).
Rank #20: 583. Chelsea Peretti, Drew Tarver, John Gemberling
Fan favorite Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins Scott to talk about Batman, favorite snacks, and saying bye to Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Then, 80s new wave singer Martin Sheffield Lickly returns to perform some new personal music. Plus, sensitive predator alien Chitter Chitter Cluck Click stops by to talk about his organization for young predators. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/BANGBANG), Roman (www.getroman.com/BANGBANG), and Leesa (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG code: BANGBANG).