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Published July 21, 2014 120k views Immortal More Info ยป
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Additional Credits:
Directed and Edited by Michael Blieden.
Featuring Zach Galifinakis, Ted Danson, Tom Berninger and Matt Berninger.
With music from The National

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(male voice): WHAT HAPPEN IS I,
I HIRED MY LITTLE BROTHER TOM

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WHO'S 9 YEARS YOUNGER THAN ME
TO COME ON TOUR AS A ROADIE

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WITH MY BAND, WITH THE NATIONAL.

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(rock music plays)

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(male voice): HAVE YOU HEARD
OF THE NATIONAL? THEY'RE

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FROM HERE. I'M HIS BROTHER,
AND I WAS SUPPOSED TO GO

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ON HIS TOUR BUS...

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>: (another male voice): THIS IS
ONE OF THE MOST TALKED

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ABOUT BANDS ON THE PLANET.

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>: I THINK I'M GONNA TO GET
TOGETHER WITH THEM.

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I'M GOING TO BE MAKING A ROCK DOC.

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>: WE DID NOT HIRE MY BROTHER
TO MAKE A DOCUMENTARY, WE

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HIRED HIM TO BE AN ASSISTANT
TOUR MANAGER.

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>: HAVE YOU DONE THE TOWELS?
>: YES.

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>: WATER BOTTLES.
>: YEP.

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>: EVERYTHING'S COOL?
>: EVERYTHING'S COOL.

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I NEED TOWELS AND
WATER BOTTLES.

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>: AND NOW WE'VE
BEEN APPROACHED...

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SOMEBODY HAS ASKED US
TO TURN THE DOCUMENTARY

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INTO A PLAY.

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>: WHAT PAGE OF THAT--
>: BOTTOM OF 3. WHY DID

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I GO IN THERE AT ONE IN THE
MORNING, AND I'M STEPPING,

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AND I ALMOST FALL ON MILK.
>: GREAT.

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>: YOU KNOW, USUALLY IN
THE WORLD OF SHOW BUSINESS, YOU START

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WITH A PLAY, AND THEN
SOMEBODY COMES ALONG AND

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TURNS IT INTO A MOVIE.
I THINK WE HAVE A RARE OPPORTUNITY

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HERE TO, TO REVERSE
THE CREATIVE PROCESS.

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>: TOMMY, I UM, I HAD
THIS CRAZIEST DREAM MAN...

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ACTUALLY, YOU KNOW WHAT,
CAN I COME OVER--

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>: THEATER IS MY FIRST LOVE.
AFTER I INTERVIEWED

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THE PRESIDENT I WAS LOOKING
FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT.

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I BEEN OFFERED ANOTHER
THING ON BROADWAY, SHREK.

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BUT I HAD DONE SHREK OFF
BROADWAY AND I WAS A LITTLE

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BURNED OUT ON IT TO BE
HONEST. BUT UH--

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>: (he snickers) I'M SORRY, GO ON.

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>: UH, YOU KNOW I JUST DIDN'T
WANT TO, I WANTED TO PLAY

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SOMETHING A LITTLE BIT MORE
REAL WITH A LITTLE BIT MORE EMOTION.

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>: HAVING MATT AS MY OLDER
BROTHER, KIND OF... SUCKS.

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HAVING MATT AS AN OLDER
BROTHER KIND OF SUCKS,

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BECAUSE HE'S A ROCK STAR,
AND IT'S ALWAYS BEEN...

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(bleep) WHAT'S THE LINE?

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HAVING MATT AS AN OLDER
BROTHER KIND OF SUCKS,

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BECAUSE HE'S A ROCK
STAR AND I AM NOT.

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>: WHAT? WHERE WERE YOU SWIMMING?

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>: NOTHING, I'M JUST STANDING UP.
I FEEL LIKE I'M

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FREE FALLING A LITTLE BIT HERE.

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>: I'M JUST STANDING UP.
I'M JUST, I'M A LITTLE, I FEEL

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LIKE I'M FREE FALLING A
LITTLE BIT HERE.

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>: WELL THEN, PULL
OUT OF IT TOMMY.

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>: YOU DON'T HAVE ANY
RESPONSIBILITY. YOU'RE

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A (bleep) ADULT.

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>: AM I FIRED OR WHAT?

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(indie rock music builds)

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KEEP IT OVER YOUR HEAD,
ABOVE THE CROWD, BOOM.

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>: DID YOU COME UP WITH THAT
YOURSELF OR WAS IS THAT--

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>: I JUST, WELL, I'M KIND OF
STABILIZING MYSELF...

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>: SO YOU ARE ACTUALLY
CLIMBING OVER SEATS WITH

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PEOPLE IN THEM?
>: PEOPLE ARE IN THEM, I'M CLIMBING

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OVER SEATS. I'M OFTEN USING THEM,
THE CROWD AS STABILIZERS--

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>: RIGHT.
>: PEOPLE'S HEADS AND HANDS AND THEN--

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>: AND SINGING?
>: I STEP, BE CAREFUL, DON'T EVER STEP

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ON THE ACTUAL CHAIRS.

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(indie rock music continues)

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>: (Ted pretends to sing)

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>: HEY, YOU KNOW, YOU KEEP
JERKING THE CORD, IT PULLS

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ME OFF BALANCE.
>: TOM.

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>: RIGHT.
YOU NEED TO-YOU NEED TO LOOK AT ME A LITTLE

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BIT.
>: IS THIS WHAT YOU HAD TO GO THROUGH EVERY

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NIGHT? JESUS MAN.
>: I SAID, WIPE IT WITH A TOWEL.

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>: THEN WHY DID I GO IN THERE AT ONE IN THE MORNING.

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>: TED, YOU'RE KIND OF DOING THIS A LITTLE BIT--
>: RIGHT.

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>: AND IT'S MORE LIKE,
IT'S MORE LIKE THIS...

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>: THIS IS THE TED THAT NO
ONE CAN SEE. I GUARANTEE--

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>: THAT'S WHY--
>: WOAH, LET ME FINISH.

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I GUARANTEE, YOU GET AN
EMAIL AFTER TODAY GOING

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DON'T PUT THAT IN THIS.
>: IT'S FAIR TO SAY THAT HE'S

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NOT RIGHT, BECAUSE HE'S
PRANCING AROUND--

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>: I WAS NOT PRANCING AROUND.
I WAS NOT PRANCING.

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HE DIDN'T SAY I WAS PRANCING.

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I'LL TALK TO YOU TOMORROW.

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>: OK. CHEERS.

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