James O'Brien's Mystery Hour

James O'Brien's Mystery Hour

United States

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Episodes

Coat and dog tails  

Also prisons and walls...

I love cranes  

Also, why do we have bacon for breakfast?

Why heart shapes don't really look like hearts  

Also is chicken pox worse for adults?

Can kangaroos swim?  

Identical sisters, identical brothers... But identical children?

A dead squirrel landed on my head  

Also what does SIC stand for?

Why don't I salivate when I see a cow, but do when I see a steak?  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

What's up with the washing machine?  

Also, why do ducks walk in a straight line?

What does the X mean in LAX?  

If people can whistle in tune,why can't they sing in tune?

A Christmas themed Mystery Hour this week  

Wreaths, mistletoe and the colour of prawns

How do sat navs know where traffic is?  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Why Roger?  

Also why do you only learn times tables up to 12?

Would stomach acid burn your skin?  

Also why do wheels look like they are going backwards?

James O'Brien - The Whole Show - 25 Nov 16  

Listen to James O'Brien's phone-in show, which will make you think - and possibly change your outlook on the big stories.

Why are the keys on a piano black and white?  

Also - do you sweat in water?

Where was the first ever University?  

Also why does a BCG leave a mark and why does Pearl get goosebumps?

James O'Brien's Mystery Hour  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

DNA is it exactly 50/50?  

Why do eyelids twitch?

Do animals learn to run faster?  

Also, hunkydory - what's the origin?

A special charity mystery hour - featuring Jones 'The Engineer'  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Aled Jones makes a surprise appearance on Mystery Hour  

Are there motorbike adverts and the patterns on a cat?

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