Duck and Cover
R.I.P. Bert the Turtle
Season 1, Episode 22
Air date May 6, 2013
Written by Ben Minnotte
Directed by Ben Minnotte
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"Duck and Cover" is the twenty-second episode of Oddity Archive.


Ben discusses the infamous nuclear bomb preparedness film "Duck and Cover", and pauses for a moment for Bert the Turtle's "death".


Running GagsEdit

  • Opening Theme: "Pavanned" by Ben Minnotte
  • Closing Theme: "Duck and Cover" by Dick Baker and Dave Lambert (and unknown studio singers)
  • Company Name: Turtle Whacks Productions
  • Very End Clip: A picture of Bert the Turtle and the words "R.I.P. Bert"
  • The Show That: None
  • Cardboard Box: Himself (Ben Minnotte)
  • Join Us Next Time: "When we discuss something just a little more cheerful, like natural disasters."


  • Bert the Turtle "dies" before this episode, from natural causes, so Ben pauses a moment to remember the life of Bert the Turtle.
  • The cardboard box has a picture of Ben Minnotte on it, which was also used in "Ask The Archive" and the Game Show Reviewer's twelve episode, "Shopping Spree'.
  • Bert the Turtle was featured in the second episode of the Oddity Archive, "Emergency Broadcast Salute".
  • This is the first episode where Ben does a topic that he said he was doing next time (He said he was going to interview Bert the Turtle.)


Oddity Archive Episode 22 - Duck and Cover

Oddity Archive Episode 22 - Duck and Cover


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