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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 49

This one is… well, it’s for the lulz.

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Good Job, Brain! #49: LOL (2013-02-12)
Prepare to get your funnybone/ulner nerve tickled! We take a closer look at the things that make us laugh: the rich surprise history of “That’s What She Said” jokes, the invention of the Laugh Track, how MAD Magazine came to be, comedy duos, and what actually makes hyenas laugh so much. ALSO: WATCHAMACALLIT quiz. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 50m 37s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 48

Lace up those soccer helmets and get ready to score a home runner after you tee off with that pigskin. Let’s hit the ice and have a good clean fight — it’s time to play some SPORTSBALL.

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Good Job, Brain! #48: Sports Trivia for Non-Sports People (2013-02-04)
SPORTS: You either love it, or it makes you groan. Fear not! We SERVE up intriguing sports facts that you will lurve… so heads-up! We finally learn why football is called “soccer,” the hotly contested origin of tennis, and what sport is awesomely known as “flutterguts.” Chris bats a home run sports anagram quiz, Colin tells us the nightmarish tale of being a professional sports accountant, and Dana gives us some “English Pleasure.” ALSO: DO DOGS REALLY DREAM?, Puzzle Music Round, and a really weird Bonobos skit. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 46m 2s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 47

Sleep: something I don’t get nearly enough of.

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Good Job, Brain! #47: Zzzzzzzz… (2013-01-28)
Warning! Our show on sleep is actually far from a snoozefest! We find out about the eye-popping origin of the word “nightmare,” the amazingly INTENSE sleep behavior of hummingbirds, why you feel the falling sensation when drifting to sleep, the fascinating history about beds, and what’s actually *in* your bed. ALSO: a special TV theme song Music Round, and awful riddles written by children. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, and Dana Nelson.
Running Time: 47m 5s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 46

Hot weather: overrated. Cold weather: severely underrated.

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Good Job, Brain! #46: Baby, It’s Cold Outside (2013-01-21)
BRR! Whip up a cup of hot chocolate as we gab about things that are cool, cold, and icy. We teach you how to build an igloo, how the ice industry started, what happens to your body when you’re stuck in the cold depths of outer space, and why you feel like going to the bathroom a lot more during cold weather (yay, pee). Speaking of hot chocolate, learn about a secret delicious plant that cures sore throats! ALSO: Chris’ insane Music Round. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 42m 9s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 45

Apparently there’s something named “Soulacoaster.” That’s new.

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Good Job, Brain! #45: ALL QUIZ BONANZA! #9 (2013-01-14)
Knead your noggin and noodle with this quiz-filled episode! Awesome segments like “First In Line” and “Metal Band… Or Disease?” What exactly is the name and origin of the Michelin Man? Find out who wrote the awesomely titled autobiography Soulacoaster. ALSO: Music Round, Shakespeare superlatives, noodles, and company logos. Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 44m 51s
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Good Job, Brain!: Fun-Size Mini Show

I offered to write Karen a mini-description and URL for this short episode, but

(See what I did there?)

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Good Job, Brain!: Fun-Size Mini Show (2013-01-07)
We’re resting up our brains this week, so enjoy this little fun-size mini episode with the usual segments: Pop Quiz, Hot Shot!, Um… Actually…, and what exactly is the origin of the term “jaywalking?” Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 7m 36s
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Good Job, Brain!: Episode 44

To ring in 2013, here’s the best of Good Job, Brain! It’s the perfect episode to introduce your friends to the show with (which you should!).

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Good Job, Brain! #44: Best of 2012 (2012-12-31)
The weirdest, the poopiest, the funniest, and the silliest moments of Good Job, Brain! all in one end-of-year episode. We share our favorite quizzes, facts, and histories. That’s right, there ain’t no shame in having a clip show! Have a happy and brainy new year! Starring Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson, and Chris Kohler.
Running Time: 53m 3s
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