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The Boat Show is the second episode of the Thrilling Adventure Hour Treasury and is the first segment released From the Vault.


"The Boat Show" on Megaphone


WorkJuice Players

Guest Stars



Previous Performance at JCCC4

As part of the JoCo Cruise Crazy 4,[1] The Bens and Paul F. Tompkins were joined by a number of friends of the show to perform this new and then-exclusive segment on February 27, 2014.[2] Although it was recorded in some form, as a documentary segment about it was included in the extras for the Concert Film, this performance was not released on the podcast feed.

JCCC4 Cast

Peter Sagal & Joseph Scrimshaw in Thrilling Adventure Hour: The Boat Show.[3]


  • The introduction indicates that this was the same story that had been told at sea, presented for the first time on land.
  • Craig's line referencing Podfest's sponsors SquareSpace and Audible within the text of the show was improvised.[4]
  • Paul F. Tompkins' character referenced a Beyond Belief running gag when he said "I would watch that show" about "Boat Police Academy."
  • A video of this performance was available as a live-stream and for a month after Podfest to subscribers, but it is not currently posted publicly.



This episode was recorded at LA Podfest on September 18, 2015.[5] It was released on November 12, 2018.

  • Writers: Ben Acker & Ben Blacker
  • Directer: Aaron Ginsburg
  • Music written by: Jonathan Coulton, Rhett Miller, and Paul & Storm
  • Music performed by: Jordan Katz and the Boat Show Orchestra/WorkJuice Band (Ben Peeler, Eric Kufs, Brad Gordan, Dave Chegwith, and Jon Flaugher.)