Joel & Ken discuss their optimism about the Oxford vaccine when Pedro Pascal drops in and shares his incredible journey from Chile to Denmark to Texas and ultimately to Game of Thrones, of which Ken is a huge fan of their t-shirts. They also discuss his involvement in the Community table read, the journey of an actor and how the pursuit of perfection never ends. Oh, and one question is actually answered! Spoiler: it’s about Buffy.
VIRTUAL TABLE READ of COMMUNITY followed by Q&A with Variety's MIchael Schneider
Please donate to World Central Kitchen
wck.org and Frontline Foods
frontlinefoods.org to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts.
The Darkest Timeline Podcast also donated to both organizations as well.
TABLE READ CREDITS:
Created by Dan Harmon
Season 5, Episode 3
Written by Alex Rubens
JOEL McHALE “Jeff Winger”
GILLIAN JACOBS "Britta Perry"
ALISON BRIE “Annie Edison”
DONALD GLOVER "Troy Barnes"
YVETTE NICOLE BROWN “Shirley Bennett”
DANNY PUDI "Abed Nadir"
KEN JEONG “Ben Chang”
JIM RASH "Dean Pelton"
PEDRO PASCAL "Mr. Stone"
Theme written and performed by KEITH SLETTEDAHL
TABLE READ DIRECTED BY Jim Rash
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Dan Harmon
PRODUCERS Daniel Gross, Caddie Hastings
EDITOR Matt Marhefka
The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used in the Table Read are fictitious, and any similarity to the name, character, or history of any person is entirely coincidental and unintentional. The views and opinions expressed by the Q&A participants are their own.
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The complete Danny Pudi episode. Ken and Joel talk to Danny about EVERYTHING from working at the United Center during Bulls games, freak jogging accidents, his new show Mythic Quest, and of course all things Community. A fun random chat between really good friends. And Joel.
Avengers: Infinity War & Endgame director and one of Community's founding fathers Joe Russo joins Joel and Ken for their widest ranging podcast yet! Everything from Community to Covid-19 is covered, with Joel's Tiger King and I and Ken's Endgame cameo sandwiched in between.
Bonus episode - a Conversation with the whole cast of Community & Dan Harmon! Thank you to Sony & Jim Rash for arranging this! Please tune-in to the Community table read and Q&A, which will be posted on the Sony Pictures Television Community YouTube page on Monday, May 18 at 2pm PT. The table read will raise money for José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The Darkest Timeline Podcast has also made a donation to both charities as well.
On the COVID-19 front, Ken and Joel discuss the challenges of reopening without testing and which coronavirus tests are reliable. Then a friend pops in and they all go over background filters, Masked Singer, and who had the better cameo in Avengers Endgame. And multiple questions are answered!
Finally, a dose of good news on the Covid-19 front as Joel and Ken discuss remdesivir and optimistic forecasting on a vaccine. Then Jim Rash pops in and they all discuss the concept of zings, talking from the back of your throat, and how to accept an Academy Award.
While Ken and Joel discuss the economic ramifications of a Coronavirus vaccine, a Gillian Jacobs pops in to reminisce on all things Community with topics ranging from stolen props, incredible fan art and tears shed on the final day of filming. Oh, and they answer four questions!
Coronavirus update: While Ken stresses out bigly about protesters who want to reopen the economy, Joel calms his friend down by bringing in a special guest, who tears the house down. Oh, and no questions are answered.
Joel tells us what it was like to interview several of the key TIGER KING players on Netflix’s THE TIGER KING AND I. Ken & Joel talk Coronavirus. Ken gives us his update on where we are at in terms of peak days and the challenges ahead. The guys attempt to do a "rewatch" of the Community episode "Critical Film Studies" (S 2, E 19). This proves to be way harder than either of them expected so they enlist the help of a special guest. The boys answer questions about everything from Anthony Michael Hall, John Oliver and whether or not they have been to New Zealand. And Ken reminisces about a very special letter from a lady in Reno, NV.
Joel and Ken sit down to answer your questions about COMMUNITY. Joel and Ken ponder the structure of their podcast and look to outside sources for help. Joel tells Ken a few of his stories concerning the Hearst Castle, Character Actor Richard Erdman and what it was like to portray Chevy Chase. Ken explains elements of Coronavirus to Joel including the pros and cons of Hydroxychloroquine as a means of therapy for Covid-19. Ken also recalls a chance encounter on the Sony Lot with Tim Tebow.
For more on legendary hollywood character actor Richard Erdman. See below for his iMDB page.
Joel stars in A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE as Chevy Chase. The film is about comedy legend Doug Kenney. A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE is now streaming on NETFLIX along with every season of COMMUNITY.
Joel and Ken talk to Andrew Yang about his foundation, Humanity Forward.
See below for the link:
Andrew Yang talks about the Justine Bateman film, Satisfaction.
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Joel and Ken call up Gillian and they talk about Community. Now streaming on Netflix.
Quarantined and socially distant within Hollywood; join Ken Jeong & Joel McHale as they FaceTime each other during these strange times to answer all your questions about Community, Coronavirus and all things in between.