Sequel Rights

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial!

About the show

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial! Hosted by Elizabeth Geli, Justin Kamps, and Tyler Hymanson. Reach us at [email protected], @sequelrights on Twitter, and

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Ep 144 - Bring It On: In It To Win It

    Episode  |  June 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    2007, ashley benson, backlot, bring it on, camp, championship, cheer, cheerleader, cheerleading, competition, curse, dtv, franchise, in it to win it, jets, orlando, rollercoaster, sequel, sharks, summer camp, universal, universal studios, west side story

    This week, join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler on a low budget trip to Orlando! It looks like Universal Studios has re-opened just in time for a bunch of cheerleaders to put on their kinda, almost version of West Side Story in Bring it On: In It To Win It!

  • Ep 143 - Bring It On: All or Nothing

    Episode  |  June 17th, 2020  |  53 mins 37 secs
    2006, all or nothing, bring it on, britney, cheerleader, cheerleading, competition, franchise, hayden panettiere, high school, music video, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, rihanna, sequel, solange knowles, squad, universal

    Bring it On is back with it's worst entry yet. Listen as your hosts, Justin, Eliz, and Tyler try and grapple with the seemingly endless problems in 2006's Bring it On: All or Nothing. Join us again in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement by following the links in the show notes.

  • Ep 142 - Bring it On Again

    Episode  |  June 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    athletics, bree turner, bring it on again, california, cheerleading, college, competition, dj, dorms, franchise, mixmaster, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, sequel, squad, turntablist, whittier

    This week our cheer squad is off to college! The Sequel Rights crew follows Whittier as she navigates the cheerocracy at the totally unique and not bland at all California State College. Join us again in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement by following the links in the show notes.

  • Ep 141 - Bring it On

    Episode  |  June 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    2009, bring it on, championship, cheerleader, cheerleading, clovers, comedy, compton, eliza dushku, franchise, gabrielle union, kirsten dunst, los angeles, mickey, peyton reed, podcast, podcasting, poo, rancho carne, san diego, squad, teen, toros, torrance

    Brrr, it's cold in here! There must be a franchise in the atmosphere! Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler as we kick-off the Bring It On series with the original favorite--starring Gabrielle Union, Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku.

  • Ep 140 - Cabin Fever (2016) (GUEST: Ryan Gaines)

    Episode  |  May 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    2016, bloody, cabin fever, disease, dustin ingram, eli roth, franchise, gage golightly, gore, guest, horror, matthew daddario, music supervision, music supervisor, pancakes, paul, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, reboot, remake, ryan gaines, sequel, shot for shot, skin, travis z, travis zariwny, virus, winston

    This week, we're back where it all began...kinda...with 2016's extremely faithful remake/reboot of the original Cabin Fever. Music supervisor Ryan Gaines joins us to talk about his work on the film and help us wrap up the franchise!

  • Ep 139 - Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

    Episode  |  May 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bachelor party, cabin fever, cabin fever 3, effects, eli roth, franchise, gore, gross, island, lionsgate, makeup, pandemic, patient zero, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, quarantine, scientist, sean astin, sequel, skin, tent, virucide, virus

    It's time for the bachelor party of the century! Friends, booze, islands, and mother fuckin' tents...what more could you ask for? Sean Astin stars as the titular Patient Zero in the third Cabin Fever film this week. Is it a sequel, is it a prequel!?! Find out the TRUTH on a brand new episode of Sequel Rights covering 2014's Cabin Fever: Patient Zero.

  • Ep 138 - Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (GUEST: Leslie D.)

    Episode  |  May 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    blood, cabin fever 2, eli roth, flesh-eating, franchise, gore, guest, infection, noah segan, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, prom, public health, rider strong, sequel, skin, spring fever, ti west, unrated, virus, water, winston

    The Cabin Fever franchise continues this week with a prom you'd be glad you didn't get a date to. Special guest microbiologist Leslie D. joins your hosts to discuss all the fact and fiction of infectious skin diseases in Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever.

  • Ep 137 - Cabin Fever

    Episode  |  May 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    2002, angelo badalamenti, blood, cabin, cabin fever, comedy, david lynch, dennis, disease, eli roth, franchise, gore, gross, horror, lionsgate, nathan barr, pancakes, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, rider strong, shaving, skin, virus

    Stuck in a cabin with all your asshole friends? Why not add a flesh-eating virus into the mix to spice things up a bit?! That's the recipe for Eli Roth's Cabin Fever and the start of a brand new franchise on Sequel Rights this week!

  • Ep 136 - Herbie Fully Loaded (GUEST: Patrick Clancy)

    Episode  |  April 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 20 mins
    1953, 2005, beetle, breckin meyer, bug, cheryl hines, derby, disney, family, franchise, guest, herbie, herbie fully loaded, jimmi simpson, justin long, lindsay lohan, matt dillon, michael keaton, nascar, patrick clancy, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, racing, robert ben garant, sequel, skateboarding, the love bug, thomas lennon, vw, walt disney, westworld

    This week Disney recruits Lindsay Lohan to try and jumpstart Herbie for a new generation! Special guest Patrick Clancy joins your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler to discuss the checkered flag for the franchise, 2005's Herbie Fully Loaded.

  • Ep 135 - The Love Bug (1997)

    Episode  |  April 22nd, 2020  |  56 mins 27 secs
    1997, abc, ant man, bruce campbell, bug, dean jones, disney, family, film, franchise, herbie, jim douglas, legacyquel, nostalgia, peyton reed, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, racing, reboot, remake, sequel, shirley walker, the love bug, tv movie, volkswagen, vw, walt disney, wonderful world of disney

    This week we take a break from theatrical Herbie and sit on down for some classic TV Herbie. On ABC in 1997, The Wonderful World of Disney broadcast a remake of The Love Bug starring none other than Bruce Campbell! I know, we couldn't believe it either, but your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler are here to talk through this incredibly hard to find Herbie TV movie.

  • Ep 134 - Herbie Goes Bananas (GUEST: Thomas Vu)

    Episode  |  April 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 11 mins
    1980, banana, cloris leachman, comedy, disney, family, franchise, frank de vol, friend, harvey corman, herbie, herbie goes bananas, love boat, love bug, mexico, ocho, paco, panama, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, puerto vallarta, sequel, stunts, thomas vu, volkswagen, vw, walt disney

    It's time for the wacky, crazy, totally bananas adventures of Paco & Ocho! You'll never find a better friendship between boy & car than in this week's episode on Herbie Goes Bananas. Special guest Thomas Vu returns to give us some inside info on the stunts in the film and a bananas new venture of his own!

  • Ep 133 - Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (GUEST: Alex Reif)

    Episode  |  April 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    1977, alex reif, comedy, dean jones, disney, don knotts, family, frank de vol, guest, herbie, herbie goes to monte carlo, jim douglas, julie sommars, lancia, laughing place, love bug, monte carlo, race, racing, romance, vincent mceveety, volkswagen, vw, writer

    Herbie leaves the US behind this week in Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo! Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, Tyler, and special guest Alex Reif (Writer for Laughing Place) as they watch Herbie try to use his signature Love Bug charms on a beautiful blue Lancia.

  • Ep 132 - Herbie Rides Again

    Episode  |  April 1st, 2020  |  57 mins 28 secs
    1974, 53, alonzo hawk, comedy, disney, family, firehouse, flubber, franchise, helen hayes, herbie, herbie rides again, keenan wynn, ken berry, nicole, nightmare, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, real estate, romantic, san francisco, sequel, stefanie powers, volkswagen, vw, walt disney

    Herbie's back with a brand cast of characters including one stolen from a whole different franchise. Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler as they begin to question the sentience of every single inanimate object in Herbie Rides Again!

  • Ep 131 - The Love Bug (GUEST: Gabriel Nathan)

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2020  |  58 mins 52 secs
    1963, 1968, awareness, beetle, buddy hackett, comedy, david tomlinson, dean jones, disney, family, franchise, gabriel nathan, george bruns, guest, help, herbie, hippies, love, mental health, michelle lee, oc87 recovery diaries, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, prevention, racing, romantic, sports, suicide, the love bug, volkswagon, vw

    Beep Beep! Here comes Herbie the Love Bug and a brand new franchise!! This week we're joined by very special guest, Gabriel Nathan, to talk about 1968's The Love Bug and his work as an advocate for suicide awareness and mental health.

  • Ep 130 - Highlander: The Search for Vengeance

    Episode  |  March 18th, 2020  |  59 mins 17 secs
    2007, action, animation, animatrix, anime, colin, dub, dvd, franchise, future, highlander, immortal, japanese, macleod, new york, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, scotland, sequel, sword, swordfighting, the search for vengeance, virus, vod, voice acting, yoshiaki kawajiri

    We never thought that we'd be discussing an anime version of Highlander when this all started, but here we are!! It's time for your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler to take one final animated trip into the Highlander series with 2007's Highlander: The Search for Vengeance.

  • Ep 129 - Highlander: The Source

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2020  |  58 mins 25 secs
    2007, action, adrian paul, baby, cannibals, davis, duncan, fantasy, franchise, guardian, highlander, immortal, joe, mac, methos, panzer, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, scifi, sequel, sword, the source

    The live-action Highlander films come to an end this week with Highlander: The Source. Your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler, much like the immortals they've been discussing each week, are left to wonder 'what exactly is The Source?!', for the rest of eternity!

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