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!


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23: 62. Wondercon At Home: Parks and Rec & Bob’s Burgers

For our Wondercon at Home panel, Johnny and Dr. Jackson are joined by Dr. Courtney Nicholas and Dr. Greg Winter to talk about  situations seen in “Emergency Response,” S05E13 of Parks and Recreation, and “The Kids Run the Restaurant,” S03E20 of…

Transcript: Wondercon At Home – Parks and Rec & Bob’s Burgers – Episode 62

Wondercon At Home – Parks and Rec & Bob’s Burgers – Episode 62 Hi folks! Here’s the transcript from our Wondercon at Home panel, where we discuss and Like the podcast, this transcript is not medical advice. If you catch any errors, let us know…

22: 61. Psych: Feet Don’t Kill Me Now – “Everyone should visit the coroner”

Dry drowning isn’t real. This week we’re joined by Dr. Greg Winter to discuss Psych S0502, “Feet Don’t Kill Me Now. The episode says dry drowning is real. It’s wrong. Dry drowning isn’t real. 

21: 60. Nip/Tuck: Cara Fitzgerald – “We’re ethical. That’s why a show about this podcast would be boring.”

Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss S01E08 of Nip/Tuck, “Cara Fitzgerald.” We cover the ethics of doctor/patient confidentiality, the ethics of religious objections to treatment, the ethics of dating your patient… Basically everything these doctors do is…

20: 59. Cobra Kai: Aftermath & Nature vs. Nurture – “Try to get that Babinski!”

Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss the medical accuracy of the first two episodes of Cobra Kai Season Three, talking about spinal cord injuries, blood in your urine, and what happens when a med student misplaces their white coat and badge.

19: 58. Arrested Development: My Mother, The Car – “The gauze is there so we know when they’ve recovered

Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss “My Mother, the Car,” S01E08 of Arrested Development. Michael gets a concussion, Buster jumps through a window, and, as usual, there’s not enough blood.

18: 57. The Purge: Everything Is Fine – “Everything was NOT fine”

Johnny and Dr. Jackson are joined by Dr. Ashely Alker to discuss “Everything Is Fine,” S02E02 of The Purge: The Series. Ashely is a medical consultant for film and television – including this very episode! Along with our normal discussion of the…

17: 56. Resident Alien: Pilot & Homesick – ” This is not medical OR bartending advice

Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss the first two episodes of Syfy’s new series, “Resident Alien,” where Alan Tudyk plays an alien playing a human doctor. Johnny loves the show. Jackson doesn’t love the medicine. You can watch the first three episodes…

16: 55. The Simpsons: Little Big Mom – “Marvel’s What If… Marge was Wolverine”

This week Johnny and Dr. Jackson discuss “Little Big Mom,” S11E10 of The Simpsons. It’s the “stupid sexy Flanders” episode, but more importantly, it’s the one where Bart and Homer think they have leprosy. Did you remember that Homer and Bart thought…