Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Quote: “Party on dudes!” – Ted “Theodore” Logan” Porter

This week’s Shat The Movies category is Roger’s Favorite Movies, and the listeners overwhelmingly chose “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” a film that gave us the opportunity to discuss Gene’s music career, Big D’s dislike of Southern California slang, and how a lack of dance moves cost Roger the most wanted job at Universal Studios.

Learn about “Bill & Ted’s” shoestring budget and imperiled past while the Shat Crew discovers cock rock, scoffs at time travel paradoxes, and worships George Carlin. Things get dicey when Dick recalls history reports in elementary school and Roger reveals how his family stole prime farmland in Alabama.

And of course the podcast covers Napoleon, Joan of Arc, Abraham Lincoln, and all the historical figures kidnapped by Bill and Ted.

Party on, dudes!

Plot Summary: “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus (George Carlin), a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus’ time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.

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