Firsts

№ 179 Top 50 Sci-Fi TV Show Countdown: 50-41

  • Top 50

№ 175 Simon Pegg Not in Star Wars and Other News

  • Feedback from Jordan in Australia

№ 168 Marriage Advice For Matt

  • Parental warning

№ 167 Luke and Leia Hit the Gym and Other News

  • Appearance of Des
  • Recording at BAM Studios
  • Encouraging Signs

№ 162 Fables: The Motion Picture and Other News

  • Lost audio

№ 154 ABC Picks Up Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. and Other News

  • What the Frodo segment
  • Video Game News segment

№ 150 Top Ten All Time Favorite Sci-Fi Things

  • Top 10

№ 1 The Oz/Wonderland Chronicles

  • Episode without Matt

№ 143 Summer Movie Preview 2013

  • Re-recording the intro

№ 139 What is Theo’s List?…and Other News

  • Mario Underground theme for time travel sound clip

№ 1 The Four Different Resurrections

  • Spinoff episode

№ 136 Batman 1966 Making a Return?…and Other News

  • Ben is Right

№ 130 Interview with Brady Hardin, Author of Duncan Ross Book One: The Follies of Haven Island

  • Appearance of Brady Hardin

№ 128 Sci-Fi Feedback

  • Deep Space Transmission segment with Colin in the UK

№ 123 “The Terror” by Dan Simmons Comes to AMC and Other News

  • Mention of Half-Price Books
  • For It or Against It
  • Ben and Matt switch seats

№ 120 The Sci-Fi Christian Battle Royale 2013

  • Appearance of Max Pfeiffer

№ 115 Can Superman Save the Justice League?…and Other News

  • Video Remix

№ 111 The Proposal

  • Skype with Ben

№ 109 Is Jimmy Olsen a Woman?…And Other News

  • Appearance of Brandon Gibbs
  • Matt swears
  • Matt bleeps himself

№ 108 Top 5 Sci-Fi Geniuses Gone Bad

  • Sci-Fi Christian Story Time
  • Next Week on The Sci-Fi Christian

№ 107 Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and Other News

  • News episode with unique title
  • Matt bleeps Ben
  • Last News of the Day sound clip

№ 106 In the Loop with Looper

  • Both Ben and Matt can play sound clips
  • Ben De Bono countdown music

№ 105 The Dragon Sermon

  • Appearance of Mike Poteet

№ 101 Sci-Fi Feud – The Confrontation

  • Matt records with a guest over Skype

№ 100 The Sci-Fi Christian End of the Year Listener Appreciation Jubilee

  • All four hosts together in studio

№ 96 Sci-Fi Feedback

  • Feedback from Allan Reini
  • Mention of Flight of the Angels
  • Feedback from Robin in the UK

№ 90 Catholic Questions and Answers

  • Ben calls Matt a "Richard"

№ 78 The Dark Knight Revisited

  • Appearance of Ryan Strelau
  • Appearance of Ben Avery

№ 76 The Dark Knight Rises – Instant Reaction

  • All four hosts together

№ 66 Knowing God as Father

  • Two episodes released on the same day (№ 65 and 66)

№ 58 The History of Christianity (Part 2)

  • Ben de Bono Countdown music (aka "Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh, whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh-oh")

№ 51 Superhero Talk

  • Not featuring Ben or Matt

№ 49 The Time Traveler Strife

  • Post-outro episode title discussion

№ 47 The SFC Battle Royale 2012

  • Max Pfeffer appearance (voicemail)

№ 46 The SFC Time Loop – Interview with C.K. Kubasik

  • Time Loop

№ 45 Knowing God’s Will

  • Sermon

№ 44 Sci-Fi Feedback

  • Rick Lee James feedback

№ 43 Star Wars

  • Matt says opening in time with music
  • Matt hosts by himself
  • Life Report episode in SFC feed

№ 41 Top 5 Disney Movies

  • Daniel Butcher appearance
  • Matt says the episode title before the music

№ 37 It's Time for Sci-Fi News

  • Recorded in Ryan Strelau Studios
  • Didn't share news with each other ahead of time

№ 35 Top 5 Dreams

  • Voicemail from Mike Poteet
  • Episode of Dream Month

№ 34 LOST Part 2

  • Matt's love for Scarlet Spider mentioned

№ 32 LOST Part 1

  • Take That, Science!
  • Take That, Science! sound clip

№ 31 Young Adult Fiction

  • Fake Celebrity Promo
  • Ben mocks the Star Trek: Enterprise theme song
  • Mike Poteet mentioned
  • John Wilkerson appearance (voicemail)
  • Unofficial "Take that, Science!"

№ 27 C.K. Kubasik Interview

  • Celebrity Promo opening

№ 25 Top 5 Sam & Frodo Messianic Moments

  • Matt re-listening to SFC episodes mentioned

№ 24 The Sci-Fi Feud

  • Ben's ponytail mentioned

№ 23 Lord of the Rings

  • Matt corrects Ben on "Lindelhof"
  • Feedback from Blondeen (homeschooling mom of ten kids)

№ 22 The Comics Continuity Conundrum

  • Skype guest host

№ 20 Top 5 Sidekicks

  • Mention of the salute the hosts do when signing off

№ 19 Apocalypse Now

  • Episode with topic suggested by listener (Max)
  • Stan Lee Quote of the Week
  • Post-credits Easter Egg scene

№ 18 The Multiverse – Notes From The Other Side

  • Not recorded in Rebel Underground Studios (Colorado)
  • Mention of squirrels by Ben (not his obsession though)

№ 16 Ghosts and God

  • Ryan Strelau mentioned

№ 14 Clones Revisited

  • Episode revisit (№ 9 Attack of the Clones)
  • Feedback episode

№ 12 The Search For Sasquatch

  • Guest host (Koby Radcliffe) Why did we let this guy be the first guest host?

№ 11 Top 5 Superpowers

  • Stan Lee Quote of the Week (unofficial, not yet a named segment)
  • Heroes mentioned
  • Ben accidentally calls Damon Lindelof "Lindelhof"; Matt doesn't catch it
  • Sci-Fi-related Idiot of the Week
  • Daniel Butcher appearance (voicemail)
  • Dave Johnson mentioned

№ 10 Duel of the Fates

  • The Dark Knight Rises countdown
  • Contest (The Secondhand Spectacular)
  • Wayne Henderson appearance
  • N. T. Wright mentioned

№ 9 Attack of the Clones

  • Hiatus (Ben went to Israel)
  • Ben opens with "We are back!"

№ 8 Sci-Fi Movies We HATE HATE HATE!

  • Daniel Butcher mentioned
  • Dark Knight News music
  • Skip Crust appearance (voicemail)

№ 7 Horror and Faith (AKA Zombie Jesus)

  • Voicemail feedback (Rick in Wisconsin)

№ 6 The State of the Super Hero Movie

  • Discussion of postmodernism
  • Ben challenges Superman movie fans to defend the film
  • Phone line set up
  • Mention of Heroes (Ben has not yet seen it)
  • Feedback from Colin from the UK
  • Audio feedback (from Scott Hertzog)

№ 5 Top 5 MesSCIahs

  • SciFi Diner mentioned
  • Readalong: The Stand
  • Dark Knight News

№ 4 Tolkien Vs. Lewis – The Ultimate Smackdown

  • Sci-Fi Song of the Week ("Farewell Apollo", Battlestar Galactica)
  • Skip Crust mentioned
  • Post-outro easter egg (Matt saying the Numbers from LOST)

№ 3 The Dark Knight On Trial

  • Wayne Henderson mentioned
  • Sci-Fi Song of the Week (announced)
  • The Dark Knight Rises mentioned
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog main topic transition
  • Annie, Ben's wife mentioned (she sent in feedback)
  • Feedback from Stephanie
  • "It's a Trap!" listener feedback transition
  • Matt and Ben start blogging on the website

№ 2 I Want to Believe

  • X-Files theme for Sci-Fi News (and Main Topic transition)
  • Feedback (from Koby)
  • "It's a Trap!" transition music
  • End with "signing off"
  • Ben saying "Take that!"

№ 1 Pilot

  • The Life Report mentioned
  • The LOST Report mentioned
  • Sound effect (R2-D2)
  • "It's a Trap!" sound effect
  • Host says Groundhog's Day (Matt)
  • Top 5 list