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Cats Pyjamas with The Chaser

The world is full of important questions, none of which are actually posed in a new podcast from The Chaser. We chat about all the weirdest and most awful tales from history, and then ask whether they’re cat’s pyjamas (good) or cat’s piss (

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Season 1


Transportation fails

Ever since we invented the wheel, humans have been seeking a better way to get around. But what about all the worse ways to get around? In this episode The Chaser looks at some of the more bizarre attempts at transportation that never quite got there - or anywhere.

Transportation fails

Ever since we invented the wheel, humans have been seeking a better way to get around. But what about all the worse ways to get around? In this episode The Chaser looks at some of the more bizarre attempts at transportation that never quite got there - or anywhere.

30:56

EP24 - S1

10 Jan 19

Future technologies

Have you ever wanted to achieve immortality by uploading your brain to a computer when you die? Or perhaps you want to travel to Mars as a space tourist? This week The Chaser rates the technologies that are just around the corner and promise to transform our lives - for better or worse.

Future technologies

Have you ever wanted to achieve immortality by uploading your brain to a computer when you die? Or perhaps you want to travel to Mars as a space tourist? This week The Chaser rates the technologies that are just around the corner and promise to transform our lives - for better or worse.

27:42

EP23 - S1

3 Jan 19

Genius advertising campaigns

Advertising is a tricky business. You need ideas that stand out - but in the right way. The Chaser looks at genius marketing ideas as well as some absolute catastrophes.

Genius advertising campaigns

Advertising is a tricky business. You need ideas that stand out - but in the right way. The Chaser looks at genius marketing ideas as well as some absolute catastrophes.

28:41

EP22 - S1

27 Dec 18

Best and worst torture methods

Torture is one of the oldest professions in the world. But methods of torture go in and out of fashion, according to the times. On this episode, The Chaser look at the weirdest torture methods ever conceived.

Best and worst torture methods

Torture is one of the oldest professions in the world. But methods of torture go in and out of fashion, according to the times. On this episode, The Chaser look at the weirdest torture methods ever conceived.

34:04

EP21 - S1

20 Dec 18

Deranged diets

History's weirdest dieting fads – are they cat's pyjamas or cat's piss? Warning: Customers are not guaranteed to survive every diet! Presented by The Chaser.

Deranged diets

History's weirdest dieting fads – are they cat's pyjamas or cat's piss? Warning: Customers are not guaranteed to survive every diet! Presented by The Chaser.

35:30

EP20 - S1

13 Dec 18

Bizarre renaissance deaths

The Renaissance is known to have produced some of the best art, the best music and the best architecture the world has ever seen. But did you know this classical period of “rebirth" also produced some of the most comical deaths of all time? Presented by The Chaser.

Bizarre renaissance deaths

The Renaissance is known to have produced some of the best art, the best music and the best architecture the world has ever seen. But did you know this classical period of “rebirth" also produced some of the most comical deaths of all time? Presented by The Chaser.

36:15

EP19 - S1

6 Dec 18

Weird court cases

Most crimes are pretty mundane. Murders are usually a crime of passion by a close relative or friend. Fraud is usually committed by a business partner. But sometimes, crime cartels are run by forward-thinking entrepreneurs. On this episode The Chaser is looking at the oddest bunch of organised crime rings in modern history.

Weird court cases

Most crimes are pretty mundane. Murders are usually a crime of passion by a close relative or friend. Fraud is usually committed by a business partner. But sometimes, crime cartels are run by forward-thinking entrepreneurs. On this episode The Chaser is looking at the oddest bunch of organised crime rings in modern history.

29:42

EP18 - S1

29 Nov 18

Museum of disgusting food

Maggot-ridden cheese, eyeball juice and Vegemite. Are these dishes really disgusting enough to feature in the Museum of Disgusting Food? Presented by The Chaser

Museum of disgusting food

Maggot-ridden cheese, eyeball juice and Vegemite. Are these dishes really disgusting enough to feature in the Museum of Disgusting Food? Presented by The Chaser

35:10

EP17 - S1

22 Nov 18

Obscure organised crime

Most crimes are pretty mundane. Murders are usually a crime of passion by a close relative or friend. Fraud is usually committed by a business partner. But sometimes, crime cartels are run by forward-thinking entrepreneurs. On this episode The Chaser is looking at the oddest bunch of organised crime rings in modern history.

Obscure organised crime

Most crimes are pretty mundane. Murders are usually a crime of passion by a close relative or friend. Fraud is usually committed by a business partner. But sometimes, crime cartels are run by forward-thinking entrepreneurs. On this episode The Chaser is looking at the oddest bunch of organised crime rings in modern history.

38:22

EP16 - S1

15 Nov 18

Petty reasons for war

You'd hope that countries only go to war as a last resort, for important reasons. Unfortunately, sometimes that is not the case. This episode The Chaser look and the pettiest causes of real life wars.

Petty reasons for war

You'd hope that countries only go to war as a last resort, for important reasons. Unfortunately, sometimes that is not the case. This episode The Chaser look and the pettiest causes of real life wars.

36:51

EP15 - S1

8 Nov 18

Nuclear bombs

When the first nuclear bomb was exploded, scientists present believed that there was a non-zero chance they were about to blow up the entire Earth. Today we look at some of the crazier aspects of this awesome life-ending technology. Presented by The Chaser.

Nuclear bombs

When the first nuclear bomb was exploded, scientists present believed that there was a non-zero chance they were about to blow up the entire Earth. Today we look at some of the crazier aspects of this awesome life-ending technology. Presented by The Chaser.

31:15

EP14 - S1

1 Nov 18

Weird sports

Everyone knows Tennis, Footy and Cricket. But what about all the obscure sports that nobody plays anymore? Are any of them worth reviving? Presented by The Chaser

Weird sports

Everyone knows Tennis, Footy and Cricket. But what about all the obscure sports that nobody plays anymore? Are any of them worth reviving? Presented by The Chaser

37:32

EP13 - S1

25 Oct 18

Bat Sh-t crazy royals

Everyone knows that King George III went mad, but did you know that King Charles XI of France was also bat-sh*t crazy? The Chaser panel passes judgment on the lesser known mad royals.

Bat Sh-t crazy royals

Everyone knows that King George III went mad, but did you know that King Charles XI of France was also bat-sh*t crazy? The Chaser panel passes judgment on the lesser known mad royals.

33:40

EP12 - S1

18 Oct 18

Ancient Greek customs

We usually think of Ancient Greece as the birthplace of democracy, which is pretty cool, but there were lots of other things they did that were, well, less cool. Presented by The Chaser

Ancient Greek customs

We usually think of Ancient Greece as the birthplace of democracy, which is pretty cool, but there were lots of other things they did that were, well, less cool. Presented by The Chaser

33:25

EP11 - S1

11 Oct 18

Forgetten words

Do you ever feel frobly-nobly? Are you a lanspresado? The panel goes through a whole lot of obscure words that have fallen into disuse, and asks which ones should be revived? Presented by The Chaser.

Forgetten words

Do you ever feel frobly-nobly? Are you a lanspresado? The panel goes through a whole lot of obscure words that have fallen into disuse, and asks which ones should be revived? Presented by The Chaser.

36:07

EP10 - S1

4 Oct 18

Jobs for the royals

Everyone knows Tennis, Footy and Cricket. But what about all the obscure sports that nobody plays anymore? Are any of them worth reviving? Presented by The Chaser

Jobs for the royals

Everyone knows Tennis, Footy and Cricket. But what about all the obscure sports that nobody plays anymore? Are any of them worth reviving? Presented by The Chaser

38:43

EP09 - S1

27 Sep 18

Lesser-known dictators

We've all heard of Hitler, Stalin and Mao. But what about Enver Hoxha or Ramfis Trujillo? Today The Chaser look at the pissiest dictators of the 20th Century.

Lesser-known dictators

We've all heard of Hitler, Stalin and Mao. But what about Enver Hoxha or Ramfis Trujillo? Today The Chaser look at the pissiest dictators of the 20th Century.

30:55

EP08 - S1

20 Sep 18

Your very own country

Have you ever gotten into a dispute with your government, and thought - "I know, I'll secede and set up a micro-nation"? Neither have we, but these people have. Presented by The Chaser

Your very own country

Have you ever gotten into a dispute with your government, and thought - "I know, I'll secede and set up a micro-nation"? Neither have we, but these people have. Presented by The Chaser

48:34

EP07 - S1

13 Sep 18

Circus freaks

For years showmen such as PT Barnum traded on the public's gruesome interest in circus freaks. Today The Chaser look at the very weirdest of them all.

Circus freaks

For years showmen such as PT Barnum traded on the public's gruesome interest in circus freaks. Today The Chaser look at the very weirdest of them all.

46:37

EP06 - S1

10 Sep 18

Dying in Ancient Egypt

What belief would make you haul thousands of tons of stones into a big pile. In this episode The Chaser pass judgement on the beliefs of ancient Egyptians.

Dying in Ancient Egypt

What belief would make you haul thousands of tons of stones into a big pile. In this episode The Chaser pass judgement on the beliefs of ancient Egyptians.

35:10

EP05 - S1

10 Sep 18

Porpoise for lunch?

Henry the VIII often ate lobster, porpoise and custard for lunch - and that was on the days he was fasting. Known for his love of wives, he also loved food. Lots of food. Presented by The Chaser

Porpoise for lunch?

Henry the VIII often ate lobster, porpoise and custard for lunch - and that was on the days he was fasting. Known for his love of wives, he also loved food. Lots of food. Presented by The Chaser

37:10

EP04 - S1

10 Sep 18

The first dog

Donald Trump has broken with long-standing tradition by not keeping a pet at the White House. The Chaser look at the unsurprisingly storied history of Presidential pets.

The first dog

Donald Trump has broken with long-standing tradition by not keeping a pet at the White House. The Chaser look at the unsurprisingly storied history of Presidential pets.

33:49

EP03 - S1

10 Sep 18

Life in North Korea

What's it like to live in North Korea? The Chaser look at daily life in the totalitarian dictatorship.

Life in North Korea

What's it like to live in North Korea? The Chaser look at daily life in the totalitarian dictatorship.

30:56

EP02 - S1

10 Sep 18

Failed assassinations

The CIA tried to assassinate Cuba's president Fidel Castro many, many times and never succeeded. It's James Bond meets Inspector Clouseau, presented by The Chaser.

Failed assassinations

The CIA tried to assassinate Cuba's president Fidel Castro many, many times and never succeeded. It's James Bond meets Inspector Clouseau, presented by The Chaser.

31:29

EP01 - S1

10 Sep 18

The Cat's Pyjamas - Trailer

The world is full of important questions, none of which are actually posed in a new podcast from The Chaser. We chat about all the weirdest and most awful tales from history, and then ask whether they’re cat’s pyjamas (good) or cat’s piss (bad)?

The Cat's Pyjamas - Trailer

The world is full of important questions, none of which are actually posed in a new podcast from The Chaser. We chat about all the weirdest and most awful tales from history, and then ask whether they’re cat’s pyjamas (good) or cat’s piss (bad)?

00:43

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