Bicentennial Fever
Season 2, Episode 1
Air date July 4, 2013
Written by Ben Minnotte
Directed by Ben Minnotte
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Ending Theme Unknown
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"Bicentennial Fever" is the first episode of the second season of Oddity Archive, and the twenty-seventh overall.


Ben discusses the 1976 Bicentennial of the United States, along with the ideas and products that spawned from this anniversary.


  • Super Bowl X Halftime Show (Up With People Riff) - 1976
  • Two Bicentennial Minute Shorts - 1975/1976 (He doesn't riff them, but he does make his own.)
  • "200" - 1975

Running GagsEdit

  • Opening Theme: "U.S. Blues" by The Grateful Dead
  • Closing Theme: "Afternoon Delight" by Starland Vocal Band; Ben repeatedly asks the song to be turned off.
  • Company Name: Dissonant Productions
  • Very End Clip: WJET TV 24 Bicentennial ident
  • The Show That: None
  • Cardboard Box: "DOWN WITH UP WITH PEOPLE!!!", "UP WITH DOWN WITH PEOPLE!!!", A bicentennial Coca-Cola bottle
  • Join Us Next Time: "As we go looking for a little afternoon delight", followed by the closing theme.


  • This is the first episode of the series to be shot in high-def.

Video Edit

Oddity Archive- Episode 27 - Bicentennial Fever19:20

Oddity Archive- Episode 27 - Bicentennial Fever

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