Hi Everybody – A Bad Medicine Podcast

Hosted ByJohnny Kolasinski & Dr. Jackson Vane

Real medical professionals and an unqualified amateur talk medical mix-ups in TV and film. Johnny Kolasinski, Dr. Jackson Vane, and guests discuss some of the most glaring mistakes – and unexpected successes – in Hollywood’s depictions of injuries, medical maladies, and how the body works. New episodes Tuesdays!


All Episodes

14: 53. Code Black: We Plug Holes – “There’s a spontaneous thoracotomy in Alien”

We’re joined by Drs. Greg Winter and Scott Herskovitz to discuss the second episode of “Code Black.” The show did one thing right – it was a great example of the way doctors in teaching hospitals actually have to teach. Having an ER resident perform a…

52. Evil: Room 320 “An evil nurse, but also just a bad nurse.” – Updated

Johnny and Dr. Jackson are joined by Dr. Greg Winter to discuss Evil S01E11, “Room 320.” This episode features a homicidal nurse – but she’s not a great nurse. And it’s not a great hospital. And it’s not a great murder method. The original file cuts…

13: 52. Evil: Room 320 “An evil nurse, but also just a bad nurse.”

Johnny and Dr. Jackson are joined by Dr. Greg Winter to discuss Evil S01E11, “Room 320.” This episode features a homicidal nurse – but she’s not a great nurse. And it’s not a great hospital. And it’s not a great murder method.

12: 51. Happy Endings: Blax, Snake, Home – “The characters recognized there wasn’t enough blood”

It’s a bite-sized episode to take out 2020! Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss the first minute of the “Happy Endings” season two premiere, “Blax, Snake, Home.” It’s got an allergic reaction, a stabbing, AND all the oysters you can shuck – what’s not to like?

11: 50. The Bob Newhart Show: Bob’s Christmas Tonsillectomy – “Please play ‘Hi Bob’ responsibly

In our Christmas Week Hohohocember episode, Johnny and Jackson discuss “Bob Has to Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve in the Hospital,” a season 4 episode of “The Bob Newhart Show” where Bob has to have his tonsils out, so he spends…

10: 49. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – “Kevin’s first kill is three minutes in”

Two bumblin’ thieves head to New York, where they die brutally at the hands of pre-teen sociopath. Johnny and Dr. Jackson are joined by Dr. Courtney Nicholas and Dr. Greg Winter to discuss the myriad of injuries and emotional scars inflicted in Home…

9: 48. Scrubs: My Personal Jesus – “Neurologists don’t like you punching patients”

Happy Hohohocember! This week we’re discussing Scrubs S01E11 “My Personal Jesus,” which does a great job depicting what it’s like to work in a hospital around the holidays and what it’s like when a patient elopes.

8: 47. The League: The Funeral – “You can’t get pregnant from an air raid”

Dr. Jackson and Johnny discuss Ruxin’s stroke in FX’s “The League.” Is there anything The Shiva CAN’T do?

7: 46. The Simpsons: Homer’s Triple Bypass – “Remember your hippopotamus oath!”

So it’s come to this: Johnny, Dr. Jackson, and guest Dr. Greg Winter discuss “Homer’s Triple Bypass,” featuring one of the best early appearances of our patron saint, Dr. Nick Riviera. In this episode, Dr. Hibbert shocks Homer when he’s clearly…