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Ep 67: The Lawrence Brothers Rewatch JUMPING SHIP!

Ep 67: The Lawrence Brothers Rewatch JUMPING SHIP!

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The Lawrence brothers delve into their memories of filming "Jumping Ship" in Australia, a Disney Channel movie that holds a special place in their hearts. They discuss the director, Greg Beeman, and his other notable works like "License to Drive" and "Smallville." They reminisce about the filming locations, including the hotel pool that doubled as a saltwater cave, and the memorable storm that forced them to evacuate on a speedboat. They also share a funny story about smuggling a puppy named Tiffany into their hotel room and the challenges of flying with a pet. The brothers debate the origin of the movie's end theme, with Andy arguing for a Hans Zimmer influence and Matt leaning towards James Horner. They recount a hilarious anecdote about Andy finding a CD in an Aboriginal gift shop that he tried to get used in the soundtrack, but ultimately the music team opted for a theme inspired by "White Fang." The brothers then engage in a playful didgeridoo challenge, showcasing their musical skills and reminiscing about their time in Australia. They conclude by reflecting on the importance of pursuing dreams at any age, drawing inspiration from the success stories of actors like Paul Hogan and Gene Hackman. The brothers continue their conversation, reminiscing about the filming of "Jumping Ship" and the unique experiences they had in Australia. They discuss the hotel pool that doubled as a saltwater cave, and Andy shares a story about his experience swimming through the cave. They also talk about the hotel they stayed at, which was destroyed by a storm, and the huntsman spiders that were a common sight in the area. Andy recounts a humorous story about a huntsman spider that he encountered in his hotel room, and how he eventually made peace with the creature by feeding it a cockroach. The brothers also discuss other interesting creatures they encountered in Australia, including wind scorpions and camel spiders.

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00:00:00
Jumping Ship Memories

This Chapter begins with the Lawrence brothers reminiscing about their time filming "Jumping Ship" in Australia. They discuss the director, Greg Beeman, and his other notable works like "License to Drive" and "Smallville." They reminisce about the filming locations, including the hotel pool that doubled as a saltwater cave, and the memorable storm that forced them to evacuate on a speedboat. They also share a funny story about smuggling a puppy named Tiffany into their hotel room and the challenges of flying with a pet.

00:01:05
The Soundtrack Debate

This Chapter focuses on the brothers' debate about the origin of the movie's end theme. Andy argues for a Hans Zimmer influence, while Matt leans towards James Horner. They recount a hilarious anecdote about Andy finding a CD in an Aboriginal gift shop that he tried to get used in the soundtrack, but ultimately the music team opted for a theme inspired by "White Fang."

00:01:53
Didgeridoo Challenge

This Chapter features a playful didgeridoo challenge between the brothers, showcasing their musical skills and reminiscing about their time in Australia.

00:21:52
Australian Culture and Experiences

This Chapter delves into the brothers' experiences with Australian culture, including the local food scene, the minimum wage, and the unique wildlife encounters they had during filming.

00:26:06
The Power of Dreams

This Chapter reflects on the importance of pursuing dreams at any age, drawing inspiration from the success stories of actors like Paul Hogan and Gene Hackman.

00:34:29
Tiffany Two Hats and a Boat

This Chapter concludes with the brothers reminiscing about the Tiffany Two hats they wore during filming and their desire to recreate them. They also discuss their dream of owning a boat and naming it after the iconic hats.

00:37:50
Jumping Ship Memories Continued

This Chapter continues the brothers' reminiscing about their time filming "Jumping Ship" in Australia. They discuss the hotel pool that doubled as a saltwater cave, and Andy shares a story about his experience swimming through the cave. They also talk about the hotel they stayed at, which was destroyed by a storm, and the huntsman spiders that were a common sight in the area.

00:44:03
Huntsman Spider Encounter

This Chapter features Andy's humorous story about a huntsman spider that he encountered in his hotel room, and how he eventually made peace with the creature by feeding it a cockroach.

00:50:40
Other Australian Creatures

This Chapter discusses other interesting creatures the brothers encountered in Australia, including wind scorpions and camel spiders.

Keywords

Jumping Ship
A Disney Channel movie filmed in Australia, starring the Lawrence brothers. The movie follows the story of two brothers who go on a dream vacation that turns into a pirate adventure. It was directed by Greg Beeman, known for his work on "License to Drive" and "Smallville."

Greg Beeman
An American television and film director known for his work on popular shows like "Smallville" and movies like "License to Drive." He directed the Disney Channel movie "Jumping Ship," starring the Lawrence brothers.

Didgeridoo
A traditional Australian wind instrument made from a hollowed-out eucalyptus log. It produces a distinctive droning sound and is often used in Aboriginal ceremonies and music.

Bull Shark
A species of shark found in coastal waters around the world, known for its aggressive behavior and powerful jaws. The Lawrence brothers encountered a bull shark while swimming in a river in Australia.

White Fang
A 1991 film based on the novel of the same name by Jack London. The movie tells the story of a wolf-dog hybrid raised in the Alaskan wilderness. The Lawrence brothers mention that the end theme of "Jumping Ship" was inspired by the soundtrack of "White Fang."

Hans Zimmer
A renowned German film composer known for his work on blockbuster movies like "The Lion King," "Gladiator," and "Inception." The Lawrence brothers debate whether the end theme of "Jumping Ship" was influenced by Zimmer's work.

James Horner
A Canadian film composer known for his work on epic scores for movies like "Titanic," "Braveheart," and "Avatar." The Lawrence brothers debate whether the end theme of "Jumping Ship" was influenced by Horner's work.

Paul Hogan
An Australian actor and comedian best known for his role as Mick Dundee in the "Crocodile Dundee" film series. He was a local legend in Australia before achieving international fame with the movies.

Crocodile Dundee
A 1986 film starring Paul Hogan as Mick Dundee, an Australian crocodile hunter who travels to New York City. The movie was a critical and commercial success, launching Hogan's career and becoming a cultural phenomenon.

Huntsman Spider
A large, non-venomous spider native to Australia. They are known for their speed and agility, and are often found in homes and gardens. They are beneficial predators, as they help to control populations of insects.

Q&A

  • What is the name of the Disney Channel movie that the Lawrence brothers filmed in Australia?

    The movie is called "Jumping Ship."

  • Who directed "Jumping Ship"?

    The movie was directed by Greg Beeman, who is also known for his work on "Smallville" and "License to Drive."

  • What is a didgeridoo?

    A didgeridoo is a traditional Australian wind instrument made from a hollowed-out eucalyptus log. It produces a distinctive droning sound and is often used in Aboriginal ceremonies and music.

  • What kind of shark did the Lawrence brothers encounter in Australia?

    They encountered a bull shark, which is known for its aggressive behavior and powerful jaws.

  • What movie did the Lawrence brothers think the end theme of "Jumping Ship" was inspired by?

    They debated whether it was inspired by "White Fang" or "The Rocketeer." Ultimately, they agreed that it was likely influenced by both soundtracks.

  • Who is Paul Hogan?

    Paul Hogan is an Australian actor and comedian best known for his role as Mick Dundee in the "Crocodile Dundee" film series. He was a local legend in Australia before achieving international fame with the movies.

  • What is the significance of the Tiffany Two hats?

    The Tiffany Two hats were a type of hat that the Lawrence brothers wore during the filming of "Jumping Ship." They have fond memories of the hats and want to recreate them.

  • What is the name of the puppy that the Lawrence brothers smuggled into their hotel room?

    The puppy's name was Tiffany.

  • What is the name of the river in Australia where the Lawrence brothers encountered a bull shark?

    The river is called Burley Heads.

  • What is the name of the airline that the Lawrence brothers mentioned that is pet-friendly?

    The name of the airline is not mentioned in the transcript.

  • What is a huntsman spider?

    A huntsman spider is a large, non-venomous spider native to Australia. They are known for their speed and agility, and are often found in homes and gardens. They are beneficial predators, as they help to control populations of insects.

Show Notes

This week the Lawrence Brothers revisit the iconic Disney Channel Original Movie, JUMPING SHIP! Join them as they reminisce about their adventures in Australia during the shoot, and what it was like to make the movie after their success on Blossom, Boy Meets World, and Brotherly Love. Why is Jumping Ship like Lethal Weapon? What souvenirs did they bring home? What was Matt's encounter with a giant spider? Can Andy still play the didgeridoo? Jump in with us and find out!

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Ep 67: The Lawrence Brothers Rewatch JUMPING SHIP!

Ep 67: The Lawrence Brothers Rewatch JUMPING SHIP!

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