Dead Eyes

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Actor/comedian Connor Ratliff (The Chris Gethard Show, UCB, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) embarks upon a quest to solve a very stupid mystery that has haunted him for two decades: why Tom Hanks fired him from a small role in the 2001 HBO mini-series, Band Of Brothers.

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  • Coming Soon: Dead Eyes

    A quest to solve a very stupid mystery that has haunted comedian Connor Ratliff for two decades: Why Tom Hanks fired him from a small role in the 2001 HBO mini-series, Band Of Brothers. Subscribe today and catch the first episode,...
  • 1 - He's Having Second Thoughts

    In the year 2000, actor Connor Ratliff is fired by Tom Hanks from the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers for supposedly having "dead eyes". Two decades later, Connor talks about it with his friends D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place, Barry) and...
  • 2 - Tristesse

    A 10-year-old Connor acts onstage in a 1985 production of Oliver! and has a seemingly disastrous first television interview. Years later, a 17-year-old Connor stars in a production of Ordinary People across from Emmy-winning actor Jon...
  • 3 - The Replacement

    Connor doesn't trust his memory. Actor, comedian, and showrunner of Adam Ruins Everything Adam Conover explains that, without a doubt, Connor is misremembering the details of his experience on Band of Brothers. At least some of...
  • 4 - Any Questions?

    Connor imagines an alternate timeline with the help of Saturday Night Live alumn Bobby Moynihan, who played a major role in one of Tom Hanks's late-career triumphs: David S. Pumpkins. Watch the Haunted Elevator sketch that gave the...
  • 5 - The Last Remains of the Dodo

    Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann learns how she unwittingly provided the soundtrack to Connor's entire Band of Brothers experience. Listen to Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the Dodo and the rest of Aimee's catalogue on Apple...
  • 6 - Ryan Johnson's Star Wars Prequel Rumors

    EPISODE VI RYAN JOHNSON'S STAR WARS PREQUEL RUMORS It is a period of hope: the late 1990s! A student at the Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts, CONNOR RATLIFF is tasked with creating a web page to promote himself as an...
  • 7 - GTM

    Connor chases another phantom, one that went missing from the 2019 romantic comedy Isn't It Romantic between its filming and its release. It's a self-contained casting mystery, and he only has one episode to solve it. The truth is out...
  • 8 - Show-Me State

    When a global pandemic hits, Connor loses another show business job and moves back in with his parents. Featuring Ryan Miller from the band Guster, plus Bill and Gretta Ratliff. Episode Transcript Follow the...
  • 9 - Neighbors & Pals

    Seth Rogen clears up a misunderstanding and reveals his surprising connection to Connor, sharing multiple stories of show business disappointment & failure. Episode Transcript Follow the show @deadeyespodcast Advertise on Dead...
  • 10 - Moose/Nixon

    In the Season 1 finale, Connor connects with two of the actors he almost worked with on Band of Brothers: Ron Livingston (Office Space, Search Party) and Stephen McCole (Rushmore, Outlander). Episode Transcript Follow the...
  • Dead Eyes Season 2 Prologue (w/ Ira Glass)

    Season 2 fast approaches. Connor seeks sage wisdom and advice from This American Life creator Ira Glass. Dead Eyes Season 2 premieres on Oct 22. Episode Transcript Follow the show @deadeyespodcast Advertise on Dead...