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    Hot Toys Figures at Comic-Con 2019

    Continuing with our tour of Sideshow Collectibles' booth at Comic-Con 2019, we visit the Hot Toys section to check out the newest sixth-scale figures from Avengers Endgame, Spider-Man Far From Home, and other new films and games. Plus, a look at the new posable quarter-scale figures!

    Sideshow Collectibles Booth Tour at Comic-Con 2019

    We take a tour through Sideshow Collectibles' massive booth at Comic-Con 2019, where they brought hundreds of statues showcasing their new Premium Format figures and delightful Unruly line of vinyl toys. These keep getting better every year!

    The Orville's Costumes, Creatures, and Ship Miniature!

    We visit The Orville's fan experience exhibit at Comic-Con, where the show's creators have brought costumes, hand props, makeups, and even the filming miniature of The Orville itself from production to put on display. We chat with the show's executive producer to learn about the unique aesthetic and tone of this fan favorite science fiction show!

    Chronicle Collectibles' Star Trek USS Enterprise 1701-D Replica

    One of our favorite starships is the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and we get up close with this new two-foot replica of the filming miniature from Chronicle Collectibles. We learn how this model is constructed, painted, and lit up just the way it was for the show--a worthy replica of Starfleet's Galaxy Class flagship.

    Batman Museum Costumes and Props Tour!

    Batman's storied film history is showcased at the Comic-Con Museum pop-up exhibit during this year's San Diego Comic-Con. We tour the incredible collection of costumes, props, vehicles, and posters that celebrate the Dark Knight's many depictions on screen. And we're blown away by how good these costumes look today!

    Celebrating Apollo - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/23/19
    The team is back in San Francisco after spending a week in Washington DC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, as well as going to San Diego Coimc-Con! Adam recaps his experience participating in the festivities, seeing Neil Armstrong's spacesuit, and assembling Project Egress! Videos from that trip are coming!
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    Our Favorite Movie Props at Comic-Con 2019

    We visit the Prop Store booth at this year's Comic-Con to check out some truly iconic props from our favorite films, including the practical effects self-lacing Air Mags from Back to the Future 2 and the Holy Hand Grenade from Month Python and the Holy Grail! We also look at minatures from the Fifth Element, hand props from Star Trek, and a fully functional astromech droid!

    Adam Savage's Zorg Industries ZF-2!

    Adam shows off the incredible ZF-2 he and his team made for the most recent episode of Savage Builds, and for the first time, compares it with his Zorg Industries ZF-1 replica. With the two pieces side by side, you get a sense of what it took to cram all of the artillery inside Adam's working prop, and why it's a whopping 40 pounds!

    Star Trek: Picard Prop and Costume Museum Tour!

    We tour through the pop-up Star Trek: Picard museum, a recreation of an in-universe museum celebrating the career of the Next Generation captain. Costumes, ship models, and iconic props let us geek out even more than usual. Plus, the new Picard trailer drops just after we leave the museum, and we watch it for the first time!

    Comic-Con 2019 Convention Floor Walking Tour!

    San Diego Comic-Con is unfathomably massive, and we walk through the entire show floor to give you a sense of the exhibit hall's scope and scale. Norm and Kishore take us to some of their favorite booths in one continous walk, navigating through the crowds, cosplay, and collectibles of Comic-Con 2019.

    Offworld: A Trip to the Moon (1902)
    For this very special episode of Offworld, we record from NASA Ames Research Center to talk about the 1902 film 'A Trip to the Moon', which is considered to be the first science fiction film. Ariel chats with NASA scientists about how our understanding of trips to the moon have changed over the past century, and how the moon is still ripe for exploration in both reality and sci-fi storytelling.
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    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: LEGO Lunar Lander!

    Just in time for the 50th annivesary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Adam speed builds the beautiful LEGO lunar lander set that was developed in cooperation with NASA! From moon craters to laser reflector panels, Adam is super impressed by the detail infused in this model. Now a question which shelf does it belong on: with space stuff or LEGO builds?

    Show and Tell: ArtBones Articulated Action Figures

    Before heading to Comic-Con, we check out the highly-articulated posable figures from ArtBones and talk about the different kinds of articulation we look for in collectible figures. We're impressed by the dexterity of the ArtBones figures, which are 3D-printed and made to order by artists in Brooklyn.

    Project Egress - Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - 7/16/19
    We record a few days early as Adam and team are in Washington DC this week for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Jen Schachter joins us to talk about the conception and organization of Project Egress, how the pieces are coming together, and some interesting things learned in the planning of this build. We can't wait to see it come together on the 18th!
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    LEGO Abrams Tank that Deploys a Bridge!

    At this year's Bricks by the Bay LEGO convention, we meet Zack Macasaet, who brought his Abrams tank bridge layer to the show. We chat with Zack to learn how he designed this bridge deploying mechanism and how he uses the third-party Sbrick system to control the LEGO Power Functions motors in his build.

    Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Cave Museum Display!

    Adam has a fondness for musem displays--the thoughtful and often meticulous ways in which objects are mounted and presented for view in custom cases, bell jars, and boxes. This week's build is a new shadow box display for a piece of memorabilia Adam received from his recent visit to the historic Radio City Music Hall.

    Warcraft Movie Props, Weapons, and Armor!

    The weapons, armor, and set pieces made for the Warcraft movie were one-of-a-kind props that brought the digital world of Azeroth into the realm of the tangible. We get up close with some of the beautiful pieces made by Weta Workshop that are going for sale to the public! Check out the props and costumes from the Warcraft auction at

    Offworld: Frances 'Poppy' Northcutt
    We're thrilled this week to be joined by Frances 'Poppy' Northcutt, who was a NASA Return-to-Earth Specialist during the Apollo missions and the first woman to work inside Mission Control! We talk about her experience as an engineer during Apollo, how the public remembers that era, and how media covered the moon landing. Thanks so much to Poppy Northcutt for joining us this week! You can watch APOLLO: Missions to the Moon on National Geographic on July 7th!
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