This week on Failure To Launch we follow the journey Alex Wilder (Melissa George from Home and Away & The Slap), a young professional with a bitch of a boss and an approaching marriage that she’s not totally sure she’s ready for. You know what this calls for! ROAD TRIP! Into a massive tornado. Alex is transported into the magical world of Oz where she meets magical and weird characters who are mostly just normal people. The scarecrow isn’t even a scarecrow. It’s just a dude. Why do Oz like this?
They are pursued by the Ring-wraiths from Lord of The Rings into an underwater kingdom ruled by the Good Witch of the South who tells them a confusing story about how Oz is doomed and it’s all that bitch Dorothy’s fault. Along the way they meet up with a perplexing goth who has to do cartwheels or backflips every 3 seconds to help them on their perilous journey.
What dangers lie in wait? You’ll have to listen to find out. But rest assured it’ll be real dumb.
Reviewers: James Ferris, Xander Allan, Harry Brimage, Lisa Dib
Soundboard: Andrew Cherry