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The Mysterious Secrets Of Uncle Bertie's Botanarium

South Coast Shenanigans and Stitcher with Jemaine Clement

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A new scripted and lavishly sound-designed fantasy adventure from Stitcher, starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). In 1768, the Fortitude, helmed by Lord Joseph Banks (Clement) sets sail to find a plant known to be the very source of ple...Show More

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Episode 12: Revenge of The Towels

28:50 | Feb 22nd, 2017

In the season one finale, tensions escalate when a dispute between Lord Joseph Banks and his Anderlugian hosts over a conical hat and some towels spirals out of control, with dramatic consequences. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawre...Show More

Episode 11: Encounter in the Anderlugians

29:35 | Feb 22nd, 2017

As the Anderlugians host the crew of the Fortitude to an evening of glogg and salty pudding, Lord Joseph Banks has to contend with an insubordinate trouble-maker who has ideas above his station. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence...Show More

Episode 10: Tempation in the Bubbles

27:39 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks and his crew bravely set forth for a journey that will probably result in certain death: traversing the treacherous Boiling Ocean. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrato...Show More

Episode 9: Sacrilege in Bativia

32:53 | Feb 15th, 2017

A religious plant ceremony offends Lord Joseph Banks' sensibilities, and he takes the law into his own hands, with disastrous consequences. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Intro...Show More

Episode 8: The Disrespectful Ex-Patriate

31:35 | Feb 15th, 2017

Arthur C Oldham Burroughs hosts Lord Joseph Banks to a night of reverie that leads to dangerous temptations and forces him to question the morality of his much loved Uncle Bertie. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Soland...Show More

Episode 7: The Trail of Monocle

30:22 | Feb 15th, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks scours the port of Batavia in search of his Uncle Bertie. A clue leads him to Arthur C Oldham Burroughs, an expatriate writer with controversial views on Lord Banks' mission. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence A...Show More

Episode 6: Consternation at Butterfly Island

24:50 | Feb 8th, 2017

The weather turns foul and Lord Joseph Banks' mood turns even fouler when a higher authority threatens his chances of catching an Admiralis Mirabilis. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narra...Show More

Episode 5: The Miracle Admiral

22:49 | Feb 8th, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks makes the HMS Fortitude set course for a mountainous island for a highly important mission to catch a rare butterfly. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introduci...Show More

Episode 4: The Curse of the Shantysucker

22:41 | Feb 8th, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks negotiates with the Anderlugians, ramping up tensions in the process. But his efforts at diplomacy are not appreciated by all. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). ...Show More

Episode 3: The Enemy of Aristocracy

20:59 | Feb 1st, 2017

An ominous warbler brings news that the dreaded Anderlugians seek a rendezvous, but Lord Joseph Banks faces a greater enemy within his own ranks. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator)....Show More

Episode 2: The Dangers of Pleasure

22:05 | Feb 1st, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks assembles a crew for a noble mission: to go to the very source of pleasure, in order to destroy it. Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Introducing Nigel Collins (...Show More

Episode 1: Cheese Dreams and Gravy Isles

30:20 | Feb 1st, 2017

Lord Joseph Banks, the squillionaire nephew of the controversial botanist Bertie Banks, has an auspicious encounter with a cheesemonger. His resulting cheese dream leads him and his servant Solander to his uncle's botanarium, where he discovers Berti...Show More

Season 1 Preview

02:05 | Jan 20th, 2017

Premiering Wed 2/1. From Stitcher and South Coast Shenanigans, The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium is a 12 episode scripted fantasy adventure starring Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords). Listen each week as Lord Joseph Banks (C...Show More