Construction Conspiracy

RT Animated Adventures: Construction Conspiracy

Burnie has had enough of the constant construction around Austin. Gus and Gavin do their best to calm him down.

Audio from Rooster Teeth Podcast #452

Animated and Directed by: Jordan Battle


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  • BadNail FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold BadNail

    1 week ago

    This is the whole Gavin waving down towards Australia thing all over again. Only this time, Gavin is the one missing the point about Burnie's statement!

  • Icarosaurvus FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    I've been to a lot of airports, and I can confirm that most do not seem to be perpetually under construction.

  • PastyThigh FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    The angry Burnie face animation is top. Also Gavin having a Red Stripe was a nice touch

  • Dustin_ FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zush

    2 weeks ago

    Yep I take trip across a couple of states at least twice a year and there is this one road that has been under construction for at least more than 10 years now (and I'm not exaggerating)... I feel his pain.

  • PrivateZim FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    this might be the best one yet... if u don't include the AH star wars one of course.

  • Maxxamus_Time FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    In Ohio roads are always in construction. They always seem to do all the roads at one time and everyone hates it.

    • YoBoySarge FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold You just got sarged

      1 week ago

      I live in Wayne county Ohio and I rarely deal with construction and when I do, it doesn't take long for them to finish what they are doing. While we're on the subject, are they installing fiber optic cables in your area? They're doing it all over the place where I live.

  • shutupdee FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    Haha, the cat piss on Burnie's bag was a nice touch!

  • rwbysssn

    2 weeks ago

    houston is never finished. i-45 south going to galveston is STILL being worked on a bit and i swear to you they started ten years ago and are barely finished. i-45 north going to downtown houston is now being worked on for the past 4 months and its gonna be a while. 

  • Wynaro FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The First

    2 weeks ago

    Bernie is right. EVERY time in 1 airport means there's never NOT construction there. Even if it were just SOMETIMES in other airports, he'd occasionally see the others under construction. The fact that he never sees the ones that are under construction means they aren't being worked on constantly, or even better, they get worked on and the guys fucking finish their god damn job. Unlike Austin which is never finished.

    • M_Keyn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      Mere-exposure effect on the negative spectrum combined with some Baader-Meinhoff...
      If you are already negatively predisposed to something, further exposure will increase negativity.
      Fitted into this scenario... Since Bernie already notices construction in Austin a lot he is even more likely to notice it and hate it more every time he is in Austin.
      Since he is not used to seeing construction in other airports he is also less likely to notice it.
      However, I am not necessarily disputing the fact that Austin Airport is always under construction... I'm saying his bullshit of there never being construction at other airports is... well bullshit. He almost certainly just doesn't notice it.

  • SailorGirl81 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper Of Kittens

    2 weeks ago

    I just realized Gus comes in and changes the light-bulb before bringing out the straitjacket. 

  • Bomberman1218 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    2 weeks ago

    They said they were gonna start doing these in red. Gus you fucking liar

    • vashkun FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      But there is plenty of red in this episode.

  • YoBoySarge FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold You just got sarged

    2 weeks ago

    I've never seen an rt comment section so divided. I personally agree with Gavin.

    • BadNail FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold BadNail

      1 week ago

      I personally don't. Not that I don't agree with his line of thought, just that he missed what Burnie was trying to say.

  • depictedsaint FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    I can't watch this at all on chrome, and on firefox it keeps freezing at 2:41. Does anyone else have this problem?

    • Isaacb312 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      no on my computer i can watch on chrome

    • oxology FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      me too

    • justanoddone FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      I'm just stuck with really crappy quality even though just earlier I was watching backwardz compatible on 720p

  • GoofOff FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    no its not construction weary, weary of NO PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION.  One room under renovation for a year or two, is ludicrous, I have seen property get bought up, foundation clearing, and a beautiful home completed and moved into in less than a year.  I could show a photo of "see, this is where a bunch of trees and bushes were 360 days ago"   I agree with burnie 100%  for once gavin's dumb argument really was wrong

  • GnomeDePlum FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    I mean, aside from the obvious hyperbole, Burnie really was in the right here. Perfectly clear what he was meaning XD. I love when the guys on the podcast don't just get opposite ends of the stick, but grab different sticks entirely and have an entirely pointless argument. 

  • LillyTheOmegaWolf FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    This is so beautifully funny. 

  • Solvandus FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    "Isn't it weird that you never see construction at Jamaica Airport?"

    "I don't go to Jamaica Airport!!"

    "THAT'S WHY YOU DON'T SEE THE CONSTRUCTION!!"


    Gav fucking nailed it. This is a new favorite.

  • crozzstorm FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    because construction workers make money off not finishing things 

    • thrawn92 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      That's what an hourly wage will do. More hours worked (or in this case, not worked?) means more $$.

    • ctaekotemple FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      My brother has worked in construction for years, eventually becoming a contractor.  Sure, construction workers can make money off of not finishing things, but they make a hell of a lot more money when they get things done.  My brother earned some pretty nice money because he made sure things got done and got done right.  Because of that, his services were in extremely high demand... especially by people who had money to spare and were willing to pay more to get things done quickly, and he always got work.  Those who worked for him who got things done on time also got re-hired by him for future jobs, so they had a pretty good guarantee of future employment.

    • mindset

      2 weeks ago

      Our country is going to hell, isn't it?

  • christophersass12 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    I fucking DIED when i saw this in the podcast. I'm soooo glad they animated it!

  • Tropes FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold I Am What I Am

    3 weeks ago

    I get what Burnie is trying to say and I 100% agree with him. Just for the record.

  • Countryen FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold German Geeky Fan

    3 weeks ago

    I love the animation bits that imply things just from the tone of the speaker :) Very well done

  • MrGamecube16 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Burnie should REALLY visit New Orleans

  • Razgriz85 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    He should visit PA where the long time inside joke is the state flower is the construction cone.  The roads in my state suck ass, are full of potholes, and Penndot just puts down tar and gravel and hopes it sticks then pockets the rest of the money because they're cheap wad cunts.

    • lordofheart FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      That joke also exists for Las Vegas.  They are ALWAYS doing construction here on some fucking road.

    • TranqWILL FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      Ohio is the same way. Everywhere you look there's construction... construction everywhere!!

    • RLCockayne FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 weeks ago

      In Utah the four seasons are called Almost Winter, Winter, Still Winter, and Road Construction. I feel Burnie's pain. 

  • GES280

    3 weeks ago

    I love how they just hand Gavin a bottle of red stripe when he starts talking about Jamaica.

  • 1337Mogar FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold CJ

    3 weeks ago

    The rare flip where Burnie has the dumb and not Gavin

  • Adamuss FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    I'm so insanely glad this got animated. I remember watching the source for this several times laughing my ass off, hoping it would get animated. Bravo, animation team. Bravo. 

  • LunarWaffle FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    The slow motion workers was my favorite part.

  • Swordfish280 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    I'm so glad that everyone, including RTAA, acknowledged that Burnie is insane about construction occurring in ONLY Austin airport, and not other airports. The fallacy is immensely strong against Burnie.

    • mindset

      2 weeks ago

      I think he's going off about there is a ton of "construction" going on at the Austin airport than the other airports he went to, and how the Austin airport's construction is still not finished.  He's complaining about the stagnation of construction progress.

  • gem_scheltema FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold RTBox reviews each month

    3 weeks ago

    Maybe Burnie's also pissed off because Joe the cat pissed in his bag again? (2:30)

    • danvterra13 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      Oh God, I didn't even notice that!  It's little touches like that that make the animation team the best. :)

    • gem_scheltema FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold RTBox reviews each month

      3 weeks ago

      Yup! I love the callbacks to old RTAA or any joke. A nice subtlety.

  • Nerdtronics FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Polarbear in a suit

    3 weeks ago

    Washington state (Supposedly the fastest growing state in the U.S.) is constantly under tons of construction. We're just used to it now. always traffic, always construction, always podcasts.


    This is now easily a top 10 RTAA for me. fucking perfect.

  • TheWhiteMamba FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Redheaded Stepchild

    3 weeks ago

    I live in the Chicago suburbs. Growing up, I learned the only certainties in life are Death, Taxes, and Construction on I-90. That's just life. The fact Burnie thinks this is singular to Austin and GAVIN IS THE ONE SEEING REASON is deeply concerning, and I feel really uncomfortable about it. On the other hand, Gus creeping with the straight jacket and Joel in one of the other cells was hilarious

    • Nerdtronics FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Polarbear in a suit

      3 weeks ago

      I will say that while they are overall correct. they are blatantly ignoring that he's saying when he lands (somewhere else) the construction is NEVER there. whether or not this is true, is irrelevant as they are flat out ignoring his premise. they are arguing different points. 


      Gavin and Gus are arguing that he will see MORE construction at Austin, because he's there more. 


      Burnie is saying he ONLY sees it there. nowhere else, ever. 

  • Orrenman FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Don't Call it a Comeback

    3 weeks ago

    A subtle bit of New York embarrassment is that the beautiful historic and world famous Brooklyn Bridge needs to be under continuous repainting. They start on one end, applying a new coat of beige paint, and work their way to the other end only to immediately go back and start all over. I think it's every 8 years they complete a cycle.

    • Stewbacca_94 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      It's the same with the Sydney Harbour Bridge - it has to get repainted every 14 months.

    • mindset

      2 weeks ago

      Why not just get better paint?

      Or better protection for the metal other than paint?

    • Orrenman FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Don't Call it a Comeback

      2 weeks ago

      Smarter people than you or I have thought about it both in terms of financial feasibility and chemistry. I'm sure there's a good reason for what they do.

  • Don_Mega2453 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Gus creeping in with that straight jacket had me on the floor rolling!!!!!!! I could see him doing this in real life!Hahahahaha!

  • OrangeGalen FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Watched this over 10 times now and I still struggled to not spit out my drink from laughing.

  • dieoskodi FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    The animation team killed it on this one.

  • 4219_Industries FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold I make stuff for funsies

    3 weeks ago

    Bernie, have Arryn Zech tell you about El Paso after she comes down here for El Paso Comic Con. We are ALWAYS under construction on I-25. I've lived here for almost 5 years and they have been working on the same 10-mile stretch in varying sections the ENTIRE TIME. There are about 5 patches of this 10 mile stretch that they swap between for construction and it's 100% cyclical.

    This could just be a Texas thing, come to think of it. When I went through USAF basic in 2009 and flew through San Antonio Airport, they had an entire terminal area closed off for renovations that, to my knowledge, is still under renovations to this day.

  • nojkoor1584 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Anyone that lives in the great lakes area knows that the 4 seasons are not summer, winter, fall and spring.  They are winter, still winter, almost winter, and road construction

    • Aborted_Godling FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      Fucking I-94 has been under construction my entire life I think, and that just the stretch i see in WI/IL

  • CplSnorlax FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Professional Sleeper

    3 weeks ago

    The main road in my home town has been under construction for over 8 years, and they're only half way done. It's a 3 maybe 4 mile length and every time I go back nothing changes. It sucks

  • eltoroguaco FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dope artist

    3 weeks ago

    Still the funniest RTAA of all time. But I laughed more in RTX:L :P

  • FirenautPhx FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Phoenician

    3 weeks ago

    And I wish Burnie was my boss just to hear his crazy old man theories.

  • AustinL0012 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    living in Michigan I can totally relate to what Burnie is saying

  • Jicori FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    This was so brilliant! One of my favorites in a while! Great counseling and insane asylum concept, plus throwing Joel in the background was priceless. Also loved sneaky Gus with the straight jacket and changing the light bulb, Burnie's Tesla, and Gavin with a Red Stripe! There's so much creative stuff going on here!

  • JellyRaven FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Ahahahahah this one was so good. Also Joel in the background xD

  • PonceTebowie FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zetsuboushita

    3 weeks ago

    There's always construction in New York. There is literally scaffolding everywhere all the time.

  • nojkoor1584 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    Technically you do only see your garage.  You don't see someone else's garage when you leave in the morning

    • SMthegamer FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold SMthegamer

      3 weeks ago

      I see a lot of garages when I go outside.

  • calafueg0 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold woeful student

    3 weeks ago

    considering MoPac has been under construction since 2013, was supposed to be finished in 2015, and is no closer as we near the end of 2017.... yeah. construction in austin suuuuuuuuuucks

  • Kaitlyn221 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    The entrance/exit to my neighborhood is being repaved again after two months of sporadic use.  There's another far more frequently used entrance to the same neighborhood that I used for six years before my family moved house, but I've never seen a single freaking construction vehicle on that road.

  • inryoku FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold ଘ(੭*ˊᵕˋ)੭*:・゚✧

    3 weeks ago

    welcome to the midwest where our seasons are winter, construction, and football

    • MasterPoppers FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 weeks ago

      Canada has four. Winter, still Winter, Construction, and almost Winter.

  • monkeydragon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    yes yes yes. I freaking loved the rant. I am glad they made it into a RTAA.

  • NobleArc FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 weeks ago

    The Red Stripe was a nice touch.