The films and inspired-by works of James Cameron, owner of possibly the most-renewed blank check ever.

Summary[edit | edit source]

James Cameron makes blockbusters. Once he got his first blank check, with one slight exception his projects just continuously get bigger and more successful. And as the king of the studio pitch, he just keeps convincing people to finance those ever-expanding budgets - and he pretty much always delivers.

Griffin and David ask, how does he do it? How did he go from a Canadian truck driver in the 70's to being in charge of the most expensive movies ever made? If films are in some fashion about their directors, how does Cameron's life reflect on what we see on screen through the years? And we know Soakin' Wet Benny likes wet movies, but is there a point where even he is like, 'enough's enough?'

This miniseries was voted into being by Blankies on Twitter. #TheTwoFriends decided to cover another Cameron first, but eventually got back to Jimmy C. on a delay.

This miniseries was preceded by the We Pod A Cast miniseries on the films of Cameron Crowe. It was followed by the Pod Me If You Cast miniseries, on the films of Steven Spielberg in his DreamWorks era.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

# Title Audio Guest(s) Blank Check? Length Date
075 Piranha II: The Spawning πŸ”Š No 1:22 9/18/2016
076 The Terminator πŸ”Š Rachel Sanders No 2:00 9/25/2016
077 Aliens πŸ”Š Fran Hoepfner Yes 2:09 10/1/2016
078 The Abyss πŸ”Š Josh Ruben Yes 2:02 10/7/2016
079 Terminator 2: Judgement Day πŸ”Š Sam Rogal Yes 2:19 10/16/2016
081 True Lies πŸ”Š Yes 1:40 10/28/2016
082 Titanic - Part One πŸ”Š Emily Yoshida
Katey Rich
Yes 1:37 11/3/2016
083 Titanic - Part Two πŸ”Š Emily Yoshida
Katey Rich
^^^ 2:02 11/11/2016
084 Aliens of the Deep/Ghosts of the Abyss πŸ”Š Yes 1:05 11/18/2016
085 Avatar πŸ”Š Yes 1:43 11/26/2016
086 Toruk: The First Flight πŸ”Š Rachel Lang N/A 1:40 12/3/2016
139 Avatarland/The Second Blank Check
Mailbag
πŸ”Š N/A 1:59 12/10/2017

Ranking Their Filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Griffin and David share their rankings at the end of the Avatar episode.
  • The Blankies rankings were compiled from the Reddit voting thread found on the r/Blankies sub-reddit, and tabulated by a mysterious wiki editor whom some say has too much time on their hands.
Rank Griffin David Blankies
1 Aliens Titanic Terminator 2: Judgment Day
2 Terminator 2: Judgment Day Aliens Aliens
3 The Terminator Terminator 2: Judgment Day The Terminator
4 Titanic The Terminator Titanic
5 The Abyss Avatar The Abyss
6 Avatar The Abyss Avatar
7 True Lies True Lies True Lies
8 Aliens of the Deep Ghosts of the Abyss Ghosts of the Abyss (tied at 8th)
9 Piranha II: The Spawning Aliens of the Deep Piranha II: The Spawning (tied at 8th)
10 Ghosts of the Abyss Piranha II: The Spawning Aliens of the Deep
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