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Wonka Watch: An Unimportant, Unofficial Podcast
Wonka Watch: An Unimportant, Unofficial Podcast
Wonka Watch

An unofficial podcast about the Wonka-verse from two people who didn't think they cared about Willy Wonka until they learned a prequel... more

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Episodes

Face Off - Season 6, Episode 10 "What a Dahl"

Show notes coming soon! To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok, Instagram, and... more

30 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
Pitching New Wonka Characters

Show notes coming soon! :) To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok, Instagram,... more

23 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Charlie and the DREAM Factory: A Calm App Sleep Story

Do you ever have trouble falling asleep? Well, worry no more! The Calm app, known for it's relaxing sleep stories... more

16 Nov 2022 · 51 minutes
51 - What if Someone Else Won the Golden Ticket?

Thanks for listening! Full show notes are coming soon! To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow... more

02 Nov 2022 · 56 minutes
Reviewing a Year's Worth of Prequel Predictions

AND WE'RE STILL NOT EVEN HALFWAY!!!! Full show notes coming soon! Thanks for listening! Full show notes are coming soon!... more

26 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
The Golden Ticket Board Game

Huzzah! Elaine and Felicia are in person and are FINALLY tackling the board game, despite Target's attempts at sabotage.  Thanks... more

19 Oct 2022 · 47 minutes
Willy Wonka's Drag Race

Thanks for listening! Full show notes are coming soon! To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow... more

12 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
47 - The Unpredictable Wonkanizer: Choose Your Own Adventure

Thanks to Wonka Scholar Micah for recommending this episode! Today, we take a ride on the Wayback Machine and explore... more

28 Sep 2022 · 52 minutes
Primus and the Chocolate Factory and the Fungi Ensemble

Full show notes coming soon! To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok, Instagram,... more

21 Sep 2022 · 46 minutes
Is Wonka a Tumblr Sexyman?

Full show notes coming soon!! Links Referenced (because even Wonka Scholars cite their sources): Pet Smart Wonka Items: https://www.petsmart.com/featured-shops/fan-shop/willy-wonka/willy-wonka-halloween-dog-costume-71294.html?cgid=600701903&fmethod=Browse... more

14 Sep 2022 · 49 minutes
Wonka Commercials

Full show notes coming soon! To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok, Instagram,... more

07 Sep 2022 · 51 minutes
43 - Universal's Toothsome Chocolate Emporium

A real life chocolate factory filled with Steampunk creations, a menu referred to as “the War and Peace of menus,”... more

31 Aug 2022 · 1 hour,
D is for Dahl

To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter @wonkawatch. We'd love... more

24 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Cake Wars

Full show notes coming soon!   To keep up-to-date on all things Wonka, be sure to follow us on TikTok,... more

17 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
40 - The Second Annual Wonka Watch Hunger Games

Can you believe it’s already been ONE YEAR since we did our last Wonka Watch Hunger Games? (It’s been one... more

10 Aug 2022 · 58 minutes
39 - Candy Theme Parks

Please remain seated and keep your hands inside the vehicle at all times, the vehicle being this podcast and instead... more

03 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
38 - Snowpiercer: Willy Wonka Sequel Theory

What if Willy Wonka wanted to go bigger than the factory? What if he actually achieved world domination? Today, we... more

27 Jul 2022 · 42 minutes
West End Wonka

Grab your tea and crumpets because today we’re talking about the West End version of the Wonka musical! This was... more

20 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
The Wonkas that Almost Were

Imagine it: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory featuring . . . Ryan Gosling? Today, we dive into the actors... more

13 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
35 - Felicia's Birthday: HBO's Succession, but instead of being about who becomes CEO of Waystar-Royco, i'ts about who wins Wonka's Factory... kind of...

It’s Felicia’s birthday, so we let her choose today’s topic which is, of course, sending characters from HBO’s Succession through... more

06 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
34 - MrBeast Built Wonka's Chocolate Factory: Let’s Discuss

Mega YouTuber MrBeast created a video where he recreated Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, and then put 10 contestants through a... more

01 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Creating an Escape Room for Elaine's Birthday

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY AND I’LL DO WHAT I WANT AND WHAT I WANT IS A WONKA THEMED ESCAPE ROOM. In... more

22 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
32 - Roald Dahl and Philosophy - A Book Review pt. 1

Ceci n’est pas une Wonka. Ou, peut-être? Eh, je ne sais pas. Ahem, now that we’ve flexed our high school... more

15 Jun 2022 · 51 minutes
31 - Our Wonka Fanfiction Pt. 2

WE DID IT AGAIN HE HE HE HE! Welcome to the second edition of Wonka Watch original fanfiction. We have... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
30 - Wonka: The Jukebox Musical

First, there was the 1971 movie soundtrack. Then, there was the Broadway Wonka musical. But neither was perfect because WE... more

01 Jun 2022 · 58 minutes
29 - What Would Wonka's Dating Profile Be Like?

We hope you swipe right on this episode despite it’s mega swipe-left vibes. In our never ending spiral into the... more

25 May 2022 · 35 minutes
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical | Act 2

Onward to Act II of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical! We enter the factory per usual except this... more

18 May 2022 · 42 minutes
27 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical | Act I

The curtain call for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Musical has finally come. After much anticipation, we go through... more

11 May 2022 · 55 minutes
26 - Pitching Wonka Candies (and discussing Whispers of the Wonka Trailer)

As Wonka Scholars, we decided it was high time we contributed to the Wonka franchise by pitching our clearly superior... more

04 May 2022 · 54 minutes
Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (2017)

Do you know what Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) was missing? Hilarious physical comedy from an animated cat... more

27 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
24 - We Created a Wonka Reality TV Show

If Wonka had a reality show, what would it look like? In perhaps our most chaotic episode yet, we brainstorm... more

20 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
23 - The Alton Towers Ride

Take some Dramamine and spend all your money on expensive funnel cakes, because we’re going to an amusement park! Long... more

13 Apr 2022 · 39 minutes
22 - Which Timothee Chalamet character would win Wonka's Factory?

After finishing his morning cup of simple syrup, Willy Wonka headed straight to the delivery truck with a box tucked... more

06 Apr 2022 · 52 minutes
21 - Paddington 2 (2014)

Oh, did you not cry hard enough watching Paddington? Well, good thing there’s a sequel to rip your heart out... more

30 Mar 2022 · 49 minutes
20 - Wonka Rapture DELAYED!

It’s true: Wonka has been DELAYED by EIGHT MONTHS. Along with this breaking news, Felicia was able to obtain a... more

23 Mar 2022 · 50 minutes
Paddington (2014)

Grab your tissues and call your therapist because we’re diving into the wholesome movie, Paddington! Why is Wonka Watch covering... more

16 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Glass Elevator Pt. 2

Tear out that first part of Charlie and the Glass Elevator because it has nothing to do with the second... more

09 Mar 2022 · 51 minutes
17 - Glass Elevator Pt. 1

Why take the stairs when you can take a terrifying, glass elevator that defies science and pisses off aliens? We... more

02 Mar 2022 · 56 minutes
Is Wonka Capable of Love?

Is Willy Wonka capable of love? Or, more importantly, are we capable of podcasting? Join us as we investigate Wonka’s... more

23 Feb 2022 · 54 minutes
Listenerpalooza

You’ve sent us your theories, hot takes, secrets, and art. Now, it’s time we share them with THE WORLD! Listenerpalooza... more

16 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The Deleted Chapters (Spotty Powder and The Warming Candy Room)

Is it getting hot in here? Or did I just shove a handful of warming candies in my mouth and... more

09 Feb 2022 · 44 minutes
13 - Willy Wonka's Secrets of Magic

Oh, what’s this in my top hat? An ancient VHS tape featuring a magician acting as Willy Wonka teaching us... more

02 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Mini Episode: Before the Novel Was the Novel

Our Wonka Hourglass (filled with sugar, naturally) ran out fast this week, so we’re doing a mini-episode today! Enjoy these... more

26 Jan 2022 · 18 minutes
The Original Novel

Here we are.. we've finally arrived at the novel that started it all.  Support the Podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/wonkawatch ------------------------------------------------- Sources: David... more

19 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
1st Annual Wonka Watch Hunger Games

Hark! It's time for the 1st annual Wonka Watch Hunger Games. Who will rise? Who will fall? Who will just... more

12 Jan 2022 · 43 minutes
Fanfiction Holiday Special

Roald Dahl thought he knew all there was to Wonka. Mel Stuart dared to assume he could twist the narrative.... more

29 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Pt. 2

Join us as we finish up discussing Tim Burton's take on Willy Wonka.  Full show notes coming soon! Support the... more

22 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005 Film) pt. 1

Grab a weighted blanket and your favorite SSRI because we're about to dive into the bizarre, uncomfortable, nightmarish, and magical... more

15 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
6 - Reviewing the Chalamet Musical Canon and Retracting some Timmy Takes

Sometimes you look back on your life and realize that you've grown into someone else. That along the way you... more

08 Dec 2021 · 59 minutes
Our Wonka Book Reports

Elaine and Felicia decide to correct their scholarly mistakes by delivering book reports on non-fiction books related to the Wonka-verse.... more

01 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
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Roald Dahl thought he knew all there was to Wonka. Mel Stuart dared to assume he could twist the narrative. Tim Burton... more