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SmartLess Podcast

SmartLess Podcast

SmartLess is a podcast hosted by Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett.


SmartLess,' with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode of SmartLess, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.' -


Ron Howard[]

→ Listen to Ron Howard's full episode (12/14/2020)

'The great Mr. Ron Howard joins us this week on the wonderpod. (Let us not forget his wildly formative films like Willow, Cocoon, Splash, A Beautiful Mind, and most recently: Hillbilly Elegy). The gang talk shoppe, they talk life; it’s an arresting conversation.'

Ted Sarandos[]

→ Listen to Ted Sarandos' episode (4/5/2021)

'The gents are thrilled to host their dear friend and boss on the pod this week: Mr. Ted Sarandos (Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer for Netflix). They talk shoppe, they talk turkey, and Will finallllly explains to the guys what 'Netflix and chill' means. Ta-dum!

Mitch Hurwitz[]

→ Listen to Mitch Hurwitz' full episode (5/31/2021)

'The ultra-hydrated Mitch Hurwitz (writer, producer, creator of Arrested Development) rolls on through, teaching us a variety of skills that range from recycling Post-it notes to writing comedy. Welcome to '4 Skeletons on a Podcast,' otherwise known as SmartLess.'

David Cross[]

→ Listen to David Cross' episode (6/21/2021)

'Our dear old pal David Cross (comedian, actor, writer, director) jumps into the jacuzzi with us this week. We discuss jail stories, a love for lamp posts, the demise of Company Video... and Sean pitches 'Arrested Development' to the gang.'

Tony Hale[]

→ Listen to Tony Hale's full episode (10/17/2022)

'Set your sails, it’s Tony Hale! We’ve got the double-Emmy winner and good friend of the show Busting in this week. Jason gets his hands dirty, Will reminisces about the hardest he’s ever laughed, and Sean still hasn’t seen any Arrested Development (but he trusts it’s good, since his pals won’t shut up about it). Pod voyage!'


Tony Hale on Hocus Pocus 2, Buster Bluth of Arrested Development, Veep, rope bowls - SmartLess


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