And Almost Starring

Episode 54 - Raiders of the Lost Ark

June 8, 2021

Just in time for its 40th anniversary, we’re breaking down the casting of Raiders of the Lost Ark! Which Saturday Night Live stars were considered for Indiana? Which Oscar-nominee turned down Marion? And how delightful would a Mr. Bean-starring Raiders spoof be? Also – we discover the Disney sidekick who was hiding in the film the whole time!


Raiders of the Lost Ark stars Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Ronald Lacey, Denholm Elliot, Wolf Kahler, Anthony Higgins, and Alfred Molina; directed by Steven Spielberg


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