The Always Sunny Podcast - The Pod Goes Abroad

Episode Date: May 15, 2023

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Starting point is 00:00:00 Do you guys want to tell the podcast fans what we're doing here today? We're in Ireland. We are in Ireland. We're in Dublin, Ireland. We're in Dublin. Just had a pretty wild night. I say if you're going to do a racist stereotype, you best do it right. It's half of the morning, you filthy lad. I'm fixin' to have a feel of a time in this year's mobile pool. Irish honour system. Please serve yourselves. Put the money in the bucket. Thank you. I don't think the Irish honour system is a thing, man. Oh, it's a thing. It's an ancient Irish tradition. Know your history, bro.
Starting point is 00:00:38 You got drunks. You got Irish people. You got, um, I guess that's the same thing. A toast to Ireland. Raise your glass. To the Irish. Anybody else out there drunk like me and been drinking all day? Woo! Green man bringing out the brown nectar of the gods. That was impressive because I can say from experience, he can't see shit right now.
Starting point is 00:01:01 I don't know what I'm doing right now. What is this? A podcast? I think we should talk about It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Oh shit, yeah. It's about time. Don't you fucking start because Rob Justice might actually come out on the stage. Alright, see? I've never performed in front of that many people before, have you? No, that was double the size of, I think, any of the shows we've done.
Starting point is 00:01:43 It sounded like it. We did London the night before Royal Albert Hall. Last night we did Dublin and, what, 9,000 people? Something like that. I know it's a 9,000-seater, and it was full. And a little shout out to the fans here in Ireland who were amazing. They were great. They were great. I thought that the British would be a little bit more reserved. But these people seem very drunk.
Starting point is 00:02:14 How many of you guys are hammer? How many of you actually have to work tomorrow? It was pretty rowdy, in a good way. Yeah, rowdy in a good way. It made me feel good in my heart, and in my soul, and in my ego. It was the first time that we ever... This was very near the heart. Deep inside the ego.
Starting point is 00:02:35 I think it's located somewhere near the heart. That's right next to my heart, yeah. It's around that. Protected. It was the first time we got a safety briefing of, like, let's get out of here. This is what's going to happen. Here's the protocol. Guys, how'd it happen?
Starting point is 00:02:50 Our bowels? They seem a little groggy in this podcast. Buddy, I'm going to be a bleary-eyed bitch in this particular podcast. I'm not sleeping well. I'm not sleeping enough. And I am drinking a lot. And today is sort of our day of rest, and we're going to go to a rexom game. It will not be restful for me. And it will not be restful. It will be stressful.
Starting point is 00:03:10 And I don't imagine when we get there, it will be restful at all. No. No. It's very exciting. It's very stressful at this point of the season. I've talked about this in live shows, but I haven't in our podcast. I've got double styes. I've got a stye here and a stye here. Wait, you got another one? His buddy shout out? No. This one finally went away, and this one's just not going anywhere. But it was kind of pulled up here, and now it's like, it's going away.
Starting point is 00:03:36 But I have a feeling it's going to come back. But I talked to an optometrist, and he said, well, yes, it's a clogged oil dump. I said, okay, what could cause that? And he goes, well, it could be caused by a certain kind of particulate in the air, a lack of sleep, extreme stress, not properly washing your eyes. Got to wash your eyes. Draining your face. Everyone can notice that.
Starting point is 00:03:59 Yeah. And I was like, well, how do you stop them? He's like, well, reduce stress, get more sleep, clean your fucking eyes. And so I've done all of the other things. But you can't reduce stress. It's hard to reduce stress. And I, with the football, I'm blaming it solely on you. Because you have no control. And I bet that's more important for you.
Starting point is 00:04:18 I have control issues. Yeah. Yeah, this is challenging your ability, right? You can't control the narrative on the field. All you do is you put the pieces together and then the rest. It's out of your hand. Oh boy. I always remember just watching with you.
Starting point is 00:04:32 What was that? What day was that? It was a draw or a tie? What did they say? Did they say a draw? A tie is actually a match. Like, we're going to a tie tonight. Wrap your head around that.
Starting point is 00:04:43 No. No. No. It doesn't like it. Yeah. No. Reject it. But, OK, so it was a draw.
Starting point is 00:04:51 It was a draw. And it was right down in the wire. And the opposing team had some good shots on the goal there. There we go again. And here's an interesting thing about European football. They just, the ref just sort of arbitrarily adds time at the end of the game to be like, well, you know. What do you think?
Starting point is 00:05:11 It's a draw right now. Four. And we're just going to, yeah. Four, five. What are you thinking? Well, the boys, I think they got a bit in them. Let's give them six. Give them six.
Starting point is 00:05:20 All right. We'll give them six. Why? Why six? My wife says that. Yeah, you don't want to, yeah. I don't want to go. Yeah.
Starting point is 00:05:29 So they just kind of add time, which was highly stressful. And then, and then that time ends. And then it keeps going. Yeah. It's for an American sports fan. That is maddening. Like that, you know what I mean? There's a lack of precision.
Starting point is 00:05:39 And then it can just keep going forever. As long as there, as long as an offensive play is continuing. Right. So it could be like extra time has elapsed and even added time to the extra time has elapsed. If you're on the offense and you keep making shots and getting the ball back, they'll just keep going. But I feel like I've seen it where the time elapses, the ball changes. Like it elapses, it just elapses.
Starting point is 00:06:01 But then the ball changes hands and they're like, well, let's, let's let them have one more. Yeah. They own and do it. It's a draw, right? They don't add time. Oh, yeah, they do. Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah.
Starting point is 00:06:13 Get the fuck out. Any game. Every game. Every game. Every game. One, here's why. And they'll be like, let's add six minutes and the other team scores two. That's right.
Starting point is 00:06:21 It happens all the time. It makes sense in theory, which is that the clock never stops. It just runs and runs and runs. Yes. So if a guy gets hurt and they're out there and they're like tending to him and it takes four minutes to do so, the clock never stops. It just keeps going. So the rep just goes, great, you're, we're waiting for the game to pick up and to be
Starting point is 00:06:38 ready. And he's got this watch that like just keeps adding time. Yeah. So this, this guy, it took him about a minute and a half to get up and so, well, that's a minute and a half. Well, but what is he doing? What is he doing? Stop the fucking clock.
Starting point is 00:06:49 Yeah. That would make so much more sense. Yeah, I've learned my lesson. Don't ask too many questions. Just enjoy. Yeah. Yeah. So now let's, let's raise a toast.
Starting point is 00:07:03 Yeah. Let's do it. Let's do it. I'm sorry. You guys don't have. Oh, wait, wait a minute. Now some of you. All right.
Starting point is 00:07:11 All right. Wow. We can see everybody. Oh Christ. They're not good looking. Let's get the lights out. You all have a buzzer in front of you. But how this game works.
Starting point is 00:07:22 Top four answers on the board. Name one of rickety crickets injuries. These buzzers are fucking bullshit. Show me. No, don't say show me. She's a goddamn whore. Did you guys know that that was how Danny pronounces the word whore? Was that just a happy accident?
Starting point is 00:07:44 That was a happy accident. Yeah. I mean, that wasn't the first time he's done it, but, but yeah. No, that was. Oh, well, thank you. Some whore just. We have Mr. Chase. There are 31 million Americans who identify as Irish.
Starting point is 00:08:08 And I am one of them. Rob, I'm also one of them. But what that really proves is that the Irish can fuck. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you all so much. What is this feeling? I feel so strange inside. It is strange, but appealing. I feel good.
Starting point is 00:08:45 Tiny boy, little boy, baby boy, I need you. Tiny boy, little boy, I want to touch you. If you only knew what I'd do to you. If I lost that love, that's inside of you. Last night, I didn't sleep that well, but for literally the first time in my life, I was up all night because I was so happy I couldn't go to sleep. It was weird because I've only ever had the anxious thing. And last night, I was just like, I don't want this day to end.
Starting point is 00:09:13 I just couldn't sleep. I was just going over in my head how great it was. Maybe that's why I couldn't sleep last night or for the last week. So what'd you do about it? I just laid there and appreciated it. Just sucked it in. Well, I have had so many nights where I'm like, oh my god, I'm so anxious. Leading up to these shows, there's a lot of anxiety about wanting it to go well
Starting point is 00:09:38 and having been a Sunnyfan for so long. The last thing I want to do in the world is disappoint other Sunnyfans. So I was really nervous and I had nights where I stayed up thinking about, oh, did I pick all the right clips? But last night, truly, I was just living it again in my head over. And it was just so... I mean, you could just feel their love constantly. Even when they're being quiet, you could feel the love of...
Starting point is 00:10:04 I've never experienced anything like that in my life. You guys have presumably been in front of lots of Sunnyfans before and feeling that kind of rush. You've talked about Comic-Con before and feeling that energy. I've never had that before, but they are so locked in. It's crazy. It's a little... I find it a little intimidating when we're just talking because when we have a funny clip to play
Starting point is 00:10:29 or when we're doing the family fight game, which has been going over well, or when I'm getting to sing songs which have a beginning, middle, and end and everyone knows what they are, that's very comfortable. When we're just chatting, I'm like, how is that? I see that in you. I see you very specifically wanting to keep things moving forward. I see you turn like, Megan, do we have a quick? I get it.
Starting point is 00:10:54 Well, I'm just wanting to entertain. I just want to entertain. So I'm like, is this... I think it's good. I think people want to hear us slow down. You stopped down more than I think we ever have, maybe, in a live show last night to talk about, because you picked Charlie Clips, to talk about Charlie. And in that moment, I was like, I think people do want to hear this.
Starting point is 00:11:21 I've been asked to pick my favorite clips of Mr. Charlie Day. Yes! I mean, this is my first night getting to do it, so that's exciting. This is such an honor for me. I'm going to try not to get too emotional, but I will talk a little bit about Charlie. I think I've mentioned this on the podcast, but I'm going to tell the story again. I met Charlie Day on an airplane. We were both testing, a screen test is when you're auditioning for a role,
Starting point is 00:11:53 and you're really close. It's usually down to like three or four, maybe sometimes two other people. And we were living in New York City at the time, and they put actors on planes, they fly them out to LA, you then audition, and you get to see who gets the part. For whatever reason, they sat us next to each other. You were going for the same part? We're going for the same part. They sat you next to each other?
Starting point is 00:12:14 Well, you could always spot the actor, actually, like in the lobby, because he's the only other person, like, waiting for the flight like this. No, you do it, Carlos! So I spied you. I knew we were out going to see him. Yeah, so immediately we know, okay, that's the guy. And I'm sitting with him, and I'm thinking, I'm going to ice this motherfucker out.
Starting point is 00:12:37 I got this guy. I'm a tad competitive. And I thought, well, all right, I got this job. So somewhere we get out of JFK, and somewhere over... Somebody just wooed JFK. One of our most Irish presidents, other than Biden. You're goddamn right! Yeah.
Starting point is 00:13:00 Yeah, go ahead. Sorry. Irish JFK, Irish Catholic. Yeah, yeah. We shot him. Wow. Too many guns. Too many guns.
Starting point is 00:13:15 He's not wrong. Too many guns. That's just, those are just facts. Yeah. Yeah. Anyway, go on about me. So somewhere over Ohio, and for those of you who don't, are familiar with the contiguous United States,
Starting point is 00:13:31 it's like a state and a half over from New York, I realized I'm not going to get this job. This is one of the funniest people I've ever met in my entire life, and I am fucked. I am wasting the next four hours of a plane ride in the next three days of my life. Wait, was it a comedy that you were going to? Yeah, it was a comedy.
Starting point is 00:13:52 Okay. Yeah, I know. Yeah, you're fucked. Good luck to almost anybody in the world. Truly. Thank you. That's very sweet. You want to tell them what happened after they saw us both audition?
Starting point is 00:14:09 Well, yes. Neither one of us got the job because the whole thing fell apart. They canceled the show. They said, nah, this is not working. But what was birthed from that was a friendship. And from that point forward, we would check in with each other, and we would always talk about how everything that he was working on and all the jobs he was getting, which were plentiful,
Starting point is 00:14:34 still weren't creatively fulfilling. He didn't have any control or power over what was happening. I wasn't working at all. But I realized that, wow, there are some really talented people out there, and if I could take, and I can't do what he can do, but I can do something else, and if I could take what I could do and work with him and work with people like him and hitch my wagon to his star, then I would be along for the ride.
Starting point is 00:15:00 I'm dead serious. And that's what's been happening ever since. I could honestly say the same exact thing about Glenn, but this isn't about Glenn for once. For once. The whole show is so big and entertaining, and we are doing a bunch of stuff. I think we should stop down every once in a while
Starting point is 00:15:22 and just get it, you know what I mean? Because otherwise, it's just, you know, it's like a... I'm not saying I'm imposed on it. I'm saying that's the only time that I feel a little bit like, oh, shit, what's happening? The minutes seem to take hours. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Drag on.
Starting point is 00:15:38 You can see how people get fucked up by that experience. And you hear that same story over and over again of people in our business getting to perform it from large groups of people, feeling the adulation or love coming from the crowd up into the stage. And I think what happens is people get addicted to it, and they think that all that external validation is eventually going to make them happy, which I hope. But I think that the lesson that generally is learned,
Starting point is 00:16:06 I think is still the wrong lesson, which is you shouldn't seek that kind of validation because it'll never bring you happiness. I think that there's some truth to that, but I also believe that there's a version of that experience last night that we actually did go through where you're not making it about yourself, but we are also sharing any experience, so the 9,000 people,
Starting point is 00:16:26 and it's all about the community of people that love this one thing. I think that's real. That's the difference right there, though, right? It's how you process that information, right? It's how you interpret that, what your takeaway is, right? Because if your takeaway is like, fuck, I'm badass, then that's probably not great. But if your takeaway is like, wow, I think we've done something
Starting point is 00:16:49 that's made a lot of people happy. Well, that was so awesome about the crowd. Well, all the crowds, but especially last night, where I was thinking like, gosh, it's so great for each other what a good time they're giving each other, right? Like, we're doing a percentage of it, which is like singing, dancing, telling jokes, but they were chanting, breaking into songs,
Starting point is 00:17:10 which if I was a fan just going to a show, I'd be like, you want to be with the excited crowd, you know? My favorite moment was we played a clip of Mack and Dennis move to the suburbs, and it was one, thank you so much. With a lemon in it, lovely. Oh, yes, very good. Appreciate it, thank you. And it was that moment where Dennis says,
Starting point is 00:17:33 newsflash, asshole, and the crowd spontaneously all joined in and said it at the same time. Don't you tell me to calm down. There's that chirping again. How are we about hearing that? Newsflash, asshole. I've been hearing it the entire time. Why wouldn't you say something?
Starting point is 00:17:52 Because I hate you. And I think that the takeaway that I have from it, which I think is a thing you get to keep and you don't have to keep chasing, is that you feel like less alone. And I think that's like what everybody felt in the crowd was like. They've seen all those clips a million times. It's not that they're getting the jokes new.
Starting point is 00:18:17 It's that they're sitting next to people and they're laughing with people and they feel like they have a family and that they're... And I know you guys, you did a lot of meet and greets and I'm sure you heard it over and over and over again. People saying I was going through a really dark time. I felt really sad and you guys lifted me up. And that is just giving them the feeling
Starting point is 00:18:37 that there's somebody with them. And I think that was the thing they loved last night was watching those clips with other Sunny fans. And you guys watching you guys watch it too and knowing that you're part of that family with them, that there's not a separation between them and you. I think that's 100% spot on. And I think that is what makes it so special
Starting point is 00:18:56 because the way they feel about the show is how I feel about the show. You know what I mean? It's like you do something and you feel like it's so... We're doing something that's so authentic to our experience, our life experience, our sense of humor, our need to satirize society, whatever it is. And as we've spoken about many times, it was all done essentially in a very pure way
Starting point is 00:19:19 just like, okay, you can't really know what an audience is going to respond to. So all we can really do is make something that you think is funny, that you think is funny, that I think is funny, and that we think is funny. So then to do that and then see how many people actually feel the same way you do, you know? It's like you said, it makes you feel like you're part of something. It's the biggest shame about comedy movies in particular,
Starting point is 00:19:44 not being in theaters. Oh, I know, to get in there with a crowd and all laughing with a group of people. I mean, you remember watching... I'm sure you guys went and saw Borat in the theater. That went to the premiere and sat in the front row and still laughed my fucking ass off just staring straight up at that giant naked guy. You know, like the two of them wrestling.
Starting point is 00:20:07 I mean, that's one of the greatest theatrical experiences of my entire life was watching that movie, watching South Park. The South Park movie with an audience in a theater. And soon, watching Fool's Paradise. Oh, yeah, buddy. We just fucking love what we're doing, and I'm not gonna do anything, I'm not gonna have a blast doing it, like being here tonight.
Starting point is 00:20:30 Yeah. I do think it is a separation between pride and ego, right? You can be proud of your work without the takeaway, without building up your own ego too much or making it too much about that. I think you can separate those things. In the same way that there is a difference between, you know, arrogance and confidence. It's like, it's good to be confident. It's not good to be arrogant.
Starting point is 00:20:53 That being said, I did enjoy people chanting my name, which they do. Before we watch this clip, actually, this is just like a little backstory of this one, because I wrote this episode. I'm done. Oh, thanks, guys. Yeah, you can let the ego build up a little bit. No, listen, I mean, it's an essential part of the psyche, right?
Starting point is 00:21:21 It's the ego. You don't want it to be nothing. Gotta have a balance, you know what I mean? Gotta have a balance, but yeah, I don't know. I mean, that experience of being with that many people all kind of feel the same way about something is just a... Yeah, it's a beautiful, beautiful thing. Hey, Glenn. You know what we're doing today?
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Starting point is 00:23:22 since we've been in the UK and Ireland. That was amazing. Well, it's been over a month for you guys, but I stayed a while. Oh, right, because you were still there. You were there. She stayed out there a second longer than us. What else did you do over there?
Starting point is 00:23:35 Well, I just booked a bunch of different tours on Viator. Okay, I'm going to stop you right there. Tell me more about this Viator. What is it? It's a place that I could book over 300,000 different travel experiences in over 190 countries. They offer everything from simple tours
Starting point is 00:23:54 to extreme adventures, so I hit up Stonehenge, and then also the Harry Potter Muggles tour. Oh, you did nerd stuff. I figured that I would go on Viator, and they not only have really cool experiences, but also they have millions of real traveler reviews, and as a writer, I live for good reviews. Oh, yeah, yeah.
Starting point is 00:24:14 Okay, so maybe next time we go on a tour with the show, we also do a bunch of reviews. Now, hold on a second here, because I'm leaving this review here. What are you doing, a quick review? I'm going to do a review here. The Muggle tour that Meg was referring to, Muggle tour does not compare to Sunny tour,
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Starting point is 00:24:50 And use the code Viator10 for 10% off. Well, I love what you were bringing up after the Royal Albert Hall shows. The second one in particular, you mentioned to Charlie on the bus back that you could really see him soaking up the moment of playing the songs and feeling like, holy shit,
Starting point is 00:25:14 I'm in such a, I'm in a 150-year-old venue where I watched it happen. Yeah, and I am playing these songs that I wrote and people are singing along. They know all the words. And we got to see you just have... Yeah, it's such a trip for me to get to do that, to really kind of just play rockstar
Starting point is 00:25:33 for 15, 20 minutes at the end of the show and to play music and have people sing along. I think that's why I enjoyed it so much, because that first night, you got up there, you did the songs, they sounded amazing, but you were doing your thing. You were putting on a show.
Starting point is 00:25:47 Yeah, as is what you're supposed to do. Trying to make sure I hit the right notes. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Well, there's that to the technical side, right? Because it's not like you play all the time and certainly not in front of an audience. But then the second night, yeah, it was like, okay, wait a minute, let me actually...
Starting point is 00:26:01 I'm at Royal Albert Hall, like, historic venue. Like, I can, you know, I could just see... I literally watched you in that moment. I don't know, you transformed into... Like, you really owned it. So, there is a spider. Spider, spider. Deep in my soul.
Starting point is 00:26:25 He's lived it for years. He just can't let go. He's hanging around. He's got a mean bite. Now he's ready to fight. And stand up for what he knows. I don't want to drop into your gold. I just want to tell you all,
Starting point is 00:27:02 go fuck yourself. Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh. If I can only choose to hear my part. Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh. I don't want to go fuck myself. Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh. You know, I had a mom I'm playing one of the songs I remember which one it was and I looked up and I saw the monitor that's projecting.
Starting point is 00:27:59 I saw you. I was like, oh, shit, right? So then I don't know, just like an actor, I was like, all right, where's the camera? Let me try to like make sure I have my head a little more towards the camera, so it's a little more entertaining for someone. I'm not just looking down at the keys, although I need to a little bit. That was a great addition, by the way, to this. Because we, you know, we are putting on these live shows.
Starting point is 00:28:21 We've never done it. I've certainly never planned like a whole stage show before. And so we were learning things in the Philly shows. We didn't have big screens with you guys close up project and I think it changed the whole, it made it feel so much more intimate. They could see your faces, your reactions to things, you enjoying the stuff and that in particular, you could see you spitting on the crowd, which they love. I forgot to spit last night.
Starting point is 00:28:42 You got to remember to spit on them. Ending a show with telling the audience to go fuck themselves is amazing. Although that's not really what we're doing, right? Really what we're doing is we're all collectively saying, go fuck yourselves. To anyone who doesn't get it. The people who don't get sunny. People who don't get it. That's really what it is.
Starting point is 00:29:01 Yeah. And that's the joy of it. That's the joy of it. Because we all collectively know they're wrong and have a bad taste. Exactly. We're going to do one more of these and then we might do some throughout the summer here and there, back in the States. Yeah.
Starting point is 00:29:25 It's really fun. Yeah. It's really fun. We're just going to, we can't, just because of our schedules, we can't do like a full tour where we just go for like a month or two months, unfortunately, sadly. So we just have, we're basically. We know that we would want to do that. Even if your schedule allows it.
Starting point is 00:29:40 I wasn't going to say that. Cut that. I was, I was, I was, you're right. That's why we're not doing it. For me, it's just about my kids. I just miss my kids. Yeah. I just miss my kids and.
Starting point is 00:29:50 Oh, miss your kids. That's right. Yeah. I'm sorry. Those are the reasons. Yeah. I'm fucking tired. I, I don't have kids.
Starting point is 00:29:58 I just, we do this and then by the end of it, I'm like. We are your kids. Yeah. Sort of. Glenn calls me a podcast mommy because we got in the elevator at the hotel the other after the show and Charlie and Glenn and I were in the elevator and we're like, what room are you in? And Glenn goes, I haven't got any idea.
Starting point is 00:30:16 No idea. Well, that's the thing. Like no idea what, what. You know, like when you do these tours and like the guy who's running it, like, you know, he handles like Bruno Mars and stuff. So like you're whisked into a hotel at three AM there. They hand you the room key. They basically walk you up there.
Starting point is 00:30:33 If you don't pay a little bit of attention, you're like, wait, what country? And what part is truly intoxicated? Where they're truly, you have an incredible tour management team and they are used to doing rock stars. And so rock stars tend to be younger and a little bit less responsible than 46 year old men. So producers of a television series. So we, we're not used to being handled the way that we're being handled right now.
Starting point is 00:30:59 No, no, no. Nor do we like it because we're like, Hey man, like, let me hold my own passport. I know. I know. Like if you just took your passports and we got it covered and you're like, this is so uncomfortable. Yeah. Okay.
Starting point is 00:31:14 But if you can let it go. It's a beautiful thing. No, it's fun. I don't, I don't ever, I, I don't think I ever want to get used to it because I think because it, it could be one of those things where you, you know, you're, you're in your house by yourself and you're like tissue tissue tissue and no one's answering because you're in your giant mansion. It's fun.
Starting point is 00:31:35 It's fun. It's fun. It's like we get to play rock and roll stars for a week. You know what I mean? Like it's sort of my, my favorite part of the best part for not doing the drugs and the banging. We're not doing the sex, we're not doing the drugs and we're actually not even really doing the rock and roll.
Starting point is 00:31:57 A little tiny bit of it, you know. This is the best fucking crowd we've had for any of these. Oh my God. Absolutely. You guys are the best. There are so many people here. Anybody else hanging on by a thread? I sent a video of this room to my friends from Philly.
Starting point is 00:32:20 There's 15 of them, 15 of them on the chain and they all said, one of them said, please tell Meg, at least I said hello without it being too creepy. Then everybody said, oh hi Meg, Jesus Christ, Meg, flame emoji. What is this? My God. That's a, that's a. But from what? Hi Grace.
Starting point is 00:32:38 Based on what? I just filmed a video. Like this. Oh. And you just went like that and you're hit. So your Philly friends, after the Philly shows, we got, we got to get, they, they were very nice to me. They were very sweet.
Starting point is 00:32:51 We talked about getting tattoos together. It was, I was pretty drunk and we were talking about getting tattoos together. Classic. Yeah. It was. Classic late night drunk conversation. We should get tattoos. Like right now.
Starting point is 00:33:03 It was like Sunday night at two in the morning and I was like. You were close. I was real close. I would have gone. I probably. You would have done it after the Philly show? Yeah, after the Philly show. What would the tattoo have been?
Starting point is 00:33:12 No. Like did you have it? Did you, did you know what you wanted to get? You should get a sunny related tattoo. I've always felt like I should get two tattoos related to comedy. One should be something related to sunny, maybe just bad new tattooed somewhere on my body. And then. I'll draw it if you want to get it.
Starting point is 00:33:26 Oh. I might do that. Bad new is a cool. It's a cool thing. And then the other one is I'd like to get an onion related tattoo because I, I started on the onion. That was like one of my first big jobs and I've always wanted to get the onion logo maybe somewhere.
Starting point is 00:33:38 And then I'd like to get a semper fi on my shoulder, you know what I mean, so I can just be like semper fi baby. Do or die. Um. Just cooler. It's just cooler than like. We could do that on the pod maybe sometime. Chinese.
Starting point is 00:33:49 You could write bad new and I could get a tattoo. Sure. You got it. I don't think I have to prove to my sunny fandom anymore. No. Do you have any tattoos? I do. I have two tattoos.
Starting point is 00:33:58 Yeah. Got tats? You're all tatted up. I got two. I want more. I was reading an article about your body is always trying to fight your tattoo. It sees it as an infection. Really?
Starting point is 00:34:08 What? Yeah. And they're not sure why the skin doesn't just dump it out like what, why it stays. Oh, that's weird. Yeah. Why can't get rid of it? I mean, they do. They do.
Starting point is 00:34:21 They can't fade. And like all articles, I picked up very little details in fact that I can actually regurgitate into an interesting conversation. A few headlines, a few things, enough to just get you guys talking. Oh, has time to read an entire article. No, I probably read the whole thing. I remember very little. Your brain rejects that like the body rejects tattoos, just like pushes out the information
Starting point is 00:34:43 slowly. It's like, what are we going to do with this, Charlie? We ain't going to help us. Rob's getting his tattoos removed. How's that going? Good. But you're keeping the shamrock. Keeping the shamrock.
Starting point is 00:34:52 Kept it for last night. Oh, yeah. I made Rob show the shamrock tattoo to the audience last night. I was objectified and kept. I mean, I felt forced into it. Yeah. Yeah. By the audience though.
Starting point is 00:35:02 Well, and Matt. I didn't, I didn't force you. I just, there was an implication that something would go wrong. It could go wrong. If you didn't. If you didn't. I would get moved. The implication is that.
Starting point is 00:35:13 It's real. It's a real thing. That's why it's funny. Will he show the shamrock? There's only one way to show it. You got to go to the fans. All right. He's got to take his pants off for it.
Starting point is 00:35:21 All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right.
Starting point is 00:35:29 All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. He made the pants off for it. It's the only way.
Starting point is 00:35:41 You can show it to that you can show it to that camera. You guys, your pants are too tight. There's the shamrock. Were you actually like slightly mortified? Well you were, was it, what was, what was, what you? It was like, I was like, are your pants tight? No. No, no, I was just afraid that my pants would be
Starting point is 00:36:03 ... I don't, yeah. That is testament. I just had to make sure. Honestly, I got so nervous for a split second, I looked at the wrong leg. I forgot which leg it was sometimes. Then I was like, wait, where is it?
Starting point is 00:36:14 And then I just was like, I just don't want my dick out. It's hard to know these days when it's appropriate to take your dick out. You know what I mean? We never know anymore. We never know. We're like, when can I take, you're not here, you're always thinking,
Starting point is 00:36:24 every room I walk into, I'm like, can I take my dick out in this room? And then I'm like, I fuck no. I think that, I would have got the best there because that's not a power move. It's the opposite. I would have been, I would have been the victim. Yeah.
Starting point is 00:36:35 If my dick were to fall down on stage while the audience was like, take it out. And I was like, I don't know. Yeah, you're the victim in that situation. Yeah, that was like your fame moment where you were like, I guess, you know, doing that. This is what you want. Did you get your shot?
Starting point is 00:36:50 Did you get your shot? Is the director? Did you get your shot? Oh no. Meg did a secret Santa where she said, hey, pick three clips and, you know, you gave me Glenn and Rob got me and then Glenn got Rob. And then on the next show you'll do Danny.
Starting point is 00:37:08 Here's what I'm curious about. I didn't know that. I didn't know that. I was wondering about that. I was like, oh, nice, good. If, we'll start with you, Rob. Rob, if you had to pick your own clips, your own three clips, which scenes would you have picked?
Starting point is 00:37:23 Oh, wow. It's a little harder because, you know, when people ask us about Charlie McDonough's and how much fun it was to make, because it seems like it was so fun because the people loved the episode where it was actually miserable, because your experience of performing something
Starting point is 00:37:39 isn't always necessarily how, the way that it winds up and the way that it's perceived by other people is really got little to do with like the performance that you gave. The Revenant was an amazing movie. I think Leonardo DiCaprio had a good time filming it. Fuck no, he didn't.
Starting point is 00:37:55 We're screaming the entire episode. Right, so to like, we're at a 10 the whole time, like it's exhausting to go. Yeah, to think about what I would pick out for myself, it would be things that I had the most fun making, I think. You know what I mean? Right, which is not really the assignment.
Starting point is 00:38:13 That's fine, you can do that. I'll allow it. Chill out, Meg is going to allow it. Most fun filming. How about the dance? Yeah, I mean, something like that. The fat dance or the fit dance? Fat dance or fit dance?
Starting point is 00:38:26 I wouldn't say just the, well. Because the fat dance is funny too. Both, both, because, you know what? Yes, I think those are tied for one. Because they represented putting in months and months. Yeah, hard work, paying off. Work together, and then it winds up paying off for a brief second.
Starting point is 00:38:46 And to me, that's what's fun about it, that even the dance itself, which was very long, it was only four minutes, and it took me six months to learn how to do that and to get my body in the shape of that. And the fat is just dancing across the stage for four seconds. I can see it when he says it, it runs through my mind.
Starting point is 00:39:06 It's the look on his face and the fact that he's going sideways, it's just something about it. Also the Michael Jackson kind of moment, at the end when you throw your shirt back. Oh, that, there's that one too. No, the Frank's Little Beauties is the best dance move. That's the one, that little. I would have picked one of the ones that Glenn picked for you,
Starting point is 00:39:22 which was the, I've had an orgasm. I've had one with your mom. I've had one with who, I'll put my thumb through your eye. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yeah. I got Mr. Rob McElhaney. Now, Hey!
Starting point is 00:39:38 You guys do know how to pronounce his last name, right? Michael Jackson! Let's not only rock on! No, no, it's going to be stuck in our heads for the rest of our lives. Don't sing the song. Matt, do you want to play that video? No, do not.
Starting point is 00:39:50 No, I don't. I don't play that video. Do not, do not. Oh, for the love of God. It's funny, because I just met Ryan a couple of years ago, and he spent about 150,000 pounds making a video for my birthday, and what did you guys do? We made you millions and millions of dollars.
Starting point is 00:40:04 Yeah, sorry. Yeah, we made you famous. We made you full stop. We made you. Ryan Reynolds is a total schmitty. Ryan Reynolds is schmitty-ing us. He's schmitty-ing us. Yeah, he is, but not only did we make you Rob,
Starting point is 00:40:28 but you made us. It's true, it's true. And if it were not for you, this show would not exist. That's true. And it wouldn't be even a fraction as funny as it is without you, my friend. You're a phenomenal writer. You're a phenomenal actor.
Starting point is 00:40:56 You're a phenomenal friend, and I want to watch some clips of you doing some funny shit. Glenn, I'm very curious what you picked. Okay, well, there'll be so many. So I know that people enjoy watching my character get angry, but I enjoy your character getting angry because it doesn't, like, when it comes on, it's fast,
Starting point is 00:41:25 and it is beyond anything I can. It's fast and it's furious. So I wanted to see some of my favorite moments of you getting furious. Okay. Let's roll the clip. Roll the tape. Hey, I'm Matt.
Starting point is 00:41:41 Welcome to Patti's Club. I would like to recommend to you, first time is our signature blended drink, Caribbean Paranormal. People say it's better than an organ. Not that he's never had one. I got an organ! I got two organes! I got one with your mom, damn!
Starting point is 00:41:53 I was striding, y'all! Stick my goddamn thumb through your eye! Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, dude, what the heck? One of the corners of those to Patti's Club, and thick lines! Yeah, don't tell me what's thick! I'm gonna put my thumb through your eye, you little bitch! Men's and women's bathroom thing is antiquated.
Starting point is 00:42:08 Maybe you're antiquated. Maybe I'm antiquated! No, no, no, no! So now! Now, hold on. Thumb through the eye! Strangling your wife. That's funny.
Starting point is 00:42:30 Your bursts of anger were just so, so funny to me. Anytime you go into these bursts of anger, and then immediately calm down, that shit's always really funny. But then, there were some of the clips that you showed of Charlie, and honestly, I mean, I was loving what you were doing, but I was also noticing in those scenes, I couldn't help but notice, I'm like,
Starting point is 00:42:51 oh fuck, those are so great for Rob, too. Like, I felt like I didn't necessarily pick the best ones, but that's good, it's a testament to like, I think there are a lot. I was choosing, as I explained, I was choosing ones very carefully for specific reasons, that it wasn't just what made me laugh. No, no!
Starting point is 00:43:09 It was ones where I wanted to point out to the audience what makes Charlie so special, as opposed to just the funny scene. I had a really tough job. My job was to pick clips for Charlie. Again, good fucking look. How do you do that? How do you do that?
Starting point is 00:43:25 So I had to whittle it down, and my very first pick is from an episode called Underage Drinking, a national consumer. Now, maybe I actually, I might set this up. So this was early in the show, and I remember I had a very strong take on this episode, and especially early on, I was able to like, I just wrote this very quickly.
Starting point is 00:43:48 I had an idea, a pitch for the episode, I wrote it very, very quickly, and the first draft I got to the guys, and they were like, oh, okay, this looks good, we could probably shoot this. Then of course, we did our pass through it, and it got even better. But then what you're about to see,
Starting point is 00:44:03 in this scene, and in this little monologue, Charlie ad-libbed something that was not in the script, and it became an iconic line in the history of the show. Let's watch that. What the hell is going on? That's Tammy, Trey's ex-girlfriend. This is a classic, Tammy. Trey broke up with Tammy because Maureen Canalin
Starting point is 00:44:28 said that she saw Tammy flirting with Walt, Tammy at a party, but she was only doing it to make Trey jealous because, you know, she thought that Trey secretly liked Aaron Henebrew, but Trey didn't like Aaron Henebrew, he was in a bunch of pull-ups. What is happening?
Starting point is 00:44:39 That's Tammy, Trey's ex-girlfriend. This is a classic, Tammy. Trey broke up with Tammy. Okay, you know what, Charlie, you gotta stop, honestly. Okay. Okay. So the reason I led with this was not because it's the funniest thing
Starting point is 00:44:55 that Charlie's ever done, because, again, that's, it's- That's impossible. It's impossible. It's because he took something and elevated it exponentially further than any of us could have imagined, by just saying the words, classic Tammy. That's classic Tammy. I actually, that wasn't in the script?
Starting point is 00:45:18 No. Calling her, that's classic Tammy? No, and another reason why I chose that is because I know you guys would probably not even remember it. I don't even know if Charlie- No, I don't remember shit. No.
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Starting point is 00:45:49 because you're such an appthusias, you know what I mean? I love the app. Don't you love the applications? The more the better. I mean, anytime I have to download a new app, it's exciting. I love it. But I bet you do feel good about them when they save you money on unwanted subscriptions, right?
Starting point is 00:46:07 Okay, all sarcasm aside, I do love saving money. I love, money is great. I like money. Yeah, especially when the average American thinks they spend $80 a month on subscriptions, but in reality, they actually spend closer to $200. And it's a lot of money to be off, you know, perception-wise to think you're only spending
Starting point is 00:46:25 like $60 to $70 and be spending $200. Ooh, fuck. That's a big gap. That's a big hit. Yeah, but that's a job for a robot to be tracking is where your money is going, not for people. It's like, we just let Rocket Money do that for us. Just stop throwing money away, right?
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Starting point is 00:47:02 Ha ha ha. I had an idea, Charlie, for an RCG business venture. Oh my God, another one with the abundance of time that we have? Yeah. Okay, yeah, what do you got? Okay, so check this out. We have all these sunny sets, you know,
Starting point is 00:47:19 we built over the years and what do we do with them in the off season? We put them in storage. Yeah, we keep them in storage, exactly. We keep them locked away where no one can enjoy them. And, you know, can't make money off of them. But what if, okay, what if we let people pay to come and take pictures on our sets?
Starting point is 00:47:37 Yeah, okay, okay, okay. But slow down, you got to think about the overhead, right? We'd have to hire a staff. We got to get a bunch of PAs, kind of like getting people in and out of these sets. But see, that's the easy part. Okay. We just use zip recruiter.
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Starting point is 00:48:30 to try zip recruiter for free, slash sunny. Again, that's slash sunny. Zip recruiter, the smartest way to hire. I want to hear your guys' top one. Let's just do one. What's your top moment of yourself in the show? Either the one you had the most fun filming or just the one that you're like,
Starting point is 00:49:00 well, I'm pretty fucking proud of that moment. Like some of my favorite ones, weirdly are like out of character for what I normally am, but like, I like that I've grown quite whirry. Speech like. Wait, is that from Flowers for Charlie? Yeah, that and probably Pepe Silvia. And honestly, the Ryan Gosling, Ryan Gosling playing you?
Starting point is 00:49:32 How ridiculous. I don't know why. You're ridiculous. Those are the ones I had the most fun doing. What's funny is you actually, much like it's usually me that does this, but as I recall, like when we went to shoot that, you were doing it and you were like, this is not,
Starting point is 00:49:50 this is too big. I was? Oh, that's funny. And I was the one, I was the one who was like, no, no, no, go further. Oh, great. Go further with it. And the more you go, and you were like,
Starting point is 00:50:00 all right, I'll do one that's like insane. And then you did it and it was so funny and you felt it too. And we're like, all right, this is ridiculous. It makes no fucking sense. It's just funny, it's just funny. Yeah. It was one of the rare instances in which like you had,
Starting point is 00:50:14 you were kind of backing away from something and I was like, no, no, no, no, no, no, go, go, go, go, go. There's really no reason to be like talking like that, but it's just funny. It's just when you have the wires sticking out your mouth, you're like, yes, I can't, I can't talk right now. Is that the one you had the thing too? It was like a gas mask that you put on as well?
Starting point is 00:50:31 Yeah. So funny. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Glenn, what about you for you? Honestly, I have no, I'm not, this is, there were, that was tough for me to pick because there's so many good Dennis moments. The one and only Mr. Glenn Howerton.
Starting point is 00:50:45 I got to pick your clips, buddy. Ooh. And I'm pretty excited about this. I got a little piece of paper here to set them up. Charlie's my biggest fan. So my first clip is not gonna be actually so much you're acting as you're breaking. Now you don't always break in a scene,
Starting point is 00:51:09 but this is one of Dennis's finest scenes and one of Glenn's finest moments. This was our last day of filming this season. This is Dennis needing his tools. Why do you keep all that shit in your car? It's fetish, fetish shit. I like to bind, I like to be bound. I got...
Starting point is 00:51:32 Who the fuck are you? What the fuck are you doing? I got duct tape, zip ties, tools. I have to have my tools. Why do you keep all that shit in your car? Fetish it, you know? I like to bind. Mark.
Starting point is 00:51:53 Fetish stuff. I like to bind. I like to be bound. What's all that stuff you're grabbing, dude? One of my favorites, though, is you saying idiots and savages when you're talking about... The pitch that your voice goes into is so funny. It gets like so high pitch and...
Starting point is 00:52:21 Idiots! That's not fun. What they were doing wasn't funny, they come, Zappers, and Zappers, idiots, savages, idiots, idiots! Jesus Christ, man. Down. Now, that's the first time we went. We were like, what happens if we take that thing,
Starting point is 00:52:35 that gear that we're finding, and like, really ramp it up? Remember doing what you did for me with the braces thing on that one? I was like, go even further. Just the angrier you get, the more in-sense, the more insane you feel about this, the better. I want to pick tools.
Starting point is 00:52:50 I want to pick tools. Oh, tools, yeah. I want to pick tools, yeah. Yeah, see, it is funny because there are certain things that other people think are super, super funny, like the implication scene, which I think is... Well, so I think... So I...
Starting point is 00:53:06 It's the two of you together in that scene. You guys are like a perverse Laurel and Hardy. 100%. So it's not that I dislike... I like my performance in that scene, but to me, the thing that makes that scene so funny is what you guys wrote, and your reaction to what it... That's just for me.
Starting point is 00:53:23 That's just for me. Now, I'm not saying I don't... I do like my performance in it, but I think my performance is good, but I don't think it's my best work. I think it's good. But I think the best thing about that scene is the actual speech itself,
Starting point is 00:53:33 and honestly, for me, your reaction's to it. But that it's so funny that you're getting so irritated with him that he's saying he's angry, and you're like, you're not understanding it, and the more irritated you become with him, not understanding it, the funnier it is. Yeah, yeah, yeah. It's like, you know, it's...
Starting point is 00:53:49 It's certainly misunderstanding me. Another of my favorites, and it's a rant, but it's a different gear also, because it's quieter, is, I will put you in a box. When you do that to Dee, a tiny box, because it's a weird, it's a different... My phone algorithm sent that to me the other day, being like, you want to watch,
Starting point is 00:54:06 but I do this. Be a psychopath. Yes, I do, and I watch it again, and it was fucking great. Honestly, any time I can make Caitlyn break, I will shove you into a box, a glass box, and put you on display. Think of the smell, you bitch!
Starting point is 00:54:27 Riding fish. Furniture. A glass box, but it's just like, what? Like, I don't know, you know, because you know Caitlyn's like, she's a tough one to break. Like, we break all the time. Caitlyn doesn't break that often,
Starting point is 00:54:42 Danny doesn't break that often, but Caitlyn... Danny has started breaking more, have you noticed that? In the last couple of years, he's breaking a lot more. Yep, yep, I think, yeah, I don't know. And by breaking, we mean laughing, not breaking. He's perfectly fine, nothing's happening to Danny.
Starting point is 00:54:56 It's an industry term. He's tough to break. Breaking means laughing in a scene, but yeah, anyway, I think most people know that. You guys, we've done it. Yeah, we gotta wrap it up, because we got to get over to another country. We've got to get to Wales.
Starting point is 00:55:08 Yeah, we're going to Wales today. Going to Wales. And then back to Dublin. They're going to Stiles. They're going to Stiles. They're going to Stiles. And here come the Stiles, and they've added six minutes to the clocks.
Starting point is 00:55:21 And six more Stiles. Oh, I like that one. I love it. I like that one. Oh, they say the world's your oyster. Man, but oyster's ain't for me. You're the bail of the ball, but you ain't my cup of tea.
Starting point is 00:55:50 They always vote you best in show, but this doggy disagrees, because I like life and bad is fun. There's a place for me, there's a place I go when the fear is cheap and the lights are low, it's bad is fun. I like bad is fun. Let the record show the greatest place to go
Starting point is 00:56:22 is that bar called Bad is Fun. I like life and bad is fun. Oh, shit. Whoa.

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