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The Worst Idea Of All Time

Family Time 9

Papa Monty returns from a very busy few months hawkin’ comedy hither and thither, bringing with him a big ol’ sack of mail from YOU. Tim and Guy break in the new TWIOAT recording studio with a sampling of topics from seasons past, including Rob Schneider’s impending Auckland show, a star-studded Emmanuelle reboot, and the ever-looming presence of PB:MC2.


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  • Did Titanic Sink? 06: The Old Switch-a-Roo

    26:14
    Carlo pulls all the tantalising pieces of the story together to present a compelling alternative narrative of what really happened to Titanic. Tim wonders: Is Carlo out of his mind?With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Did Titanic Sink? 05: The Wake of Titanic

    31:16
    Two large-scale official inquiries took place immediately after the Titanic's sinking. Carlo and Tim discuss what the inquiries revealed to the public and what they concealed.With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Did Titanic Sink? 04: She Was Not Alone

    39:38
    Over 1500 souls perished the night the ship calling itself "Titanic" sank. But could they have been rescued?With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Did Titanic Sink? 03: Fire in the Hull!

    34:05
    Could an insurance-fuelled switch-a-roo really be at the heart of Titanic's downfall?With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Did Titanic Sink? 02: Meet The Sister

    28:05
    If the Titanic didn't sink, which ship did? Carlo and Tim uncover a tale of jealousy, greed, villainy - and, possibly, nonsense.With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Did Titanic Sink? 01: Titanic - The Sinkable Ship

    36:43
    An 'unsinkable' ship is somehow felled by an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Is everything as it seems? Or is Carlo full of it?With the fellas hard at work on the next chapter of TWIOAT, we present the first season of Did Titanic Sink?, the award-winning pod series from the Worst Idea Extended Universe. Join Tim Batt and Carlo Ritchie on their maiden voyage into the unknown.Enjoying DTS? Season two is releasing now on RNZ!
  • Family Time 11: An Overlooked and Undercooked Special

    48:48
    Batten down the hatches. It’s an emergency Overlooked and Undercooked special as Rob Schneider makes landfall in Aotearoa. After years of morbid fascination, Tim has finally witnessed Rob’s particular brand of bitterness in the flesh and, 90 unflinching minutes later, is bringing his findings back to Guy Montgomery, who was conveniently out of town on a “comedy tour.” Has seeing Rob perform live added a transformative new dimension to Tim’s opinion of his work?Video episodes releasing early on our Substack.
  • Family Time 10

    47:07
    Battling through some very dodgy audio, Tim and Guy pop open the perpetual time capsule that is the TWIOAT mailbag. The episode becomes a bit of a time capsule itself, with potential ideas for the future of TWIOAT around every corner. The Twilight series? An unauthorized Cats sequel? An Andy Batt spinoff series? And, of course, what’s to be done about the approaching storm that is Rob Schneider’s tour of New Zealand? Check back in a year to tell us whether we actually followed through on any of this stuff.Thank you to the foster brothers Danny, Jake and Colleen for sending in CATS 2, which you can check out here.For video episodes, and to get episodes early, check out our Substack!
  • Podcast in a Tree 2: 06

    45:23
    Throw on your loudest shirt and hoof it down to Pukekawa; it’s the last episode of PIAT Season 2 and the boys are clocking in for a BIG finale. We’re talking BIG trees. BIG interior decorating. BIG plans for 2024. Tim and Guy, along with Guest on the Ground (Guest on the Roots?) Abby Howells, cover all their bases for the new year with a combination of western medicine, magic crystals and a whopping dose of fresh air. An installment of the weekly segment Cinnamon Breakfast Croissant in a Tree takes an unexpected turn.