December 7, 2010 - Seth Green

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John Oliver describes trickle-down economics, and Seth Green admits to dating "Star Wars" in college.

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS THE

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WRITER AND

VOICE ACTOR OF ROBOT CHICKEN

STAR WARS EPISODE THREE.

>> HOLD THE ELEVATOR.

I REMEMBER THIS.

WHAT IS YOUR I.D. NUMBER.

>> IT'S 1142-EAT MY ASS.

>> COME ON, COME ON, COME ON.

OH, I'LL GET THE NEXT ONE.

>> PLENTY OF ROOM.

>> NO, I'LL TAKE THE ESCALATOR.

>> SQUEEZE ON IN.

>> I WOULD RATHER ANY ROBES

DIDN'T SMELL LIKE A (bleep)

FILLET OF FISH ALL DAY.

>> MAN.

>> LET IT GO.

LET IT GO.

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE SHOW SETH GREEN.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: HOW ARE YOU?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WE ENJOY SETH GREEN AND THE WORK

HE DOES FOR THE PEOPLE.

>> THANKS I LIKE TO WORK HARD.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: THERE'S VERY LITTLE IN

THIS WORLD THAT I ENJOY MORE

THAN STOP ACTION ANIMATION AND

STAR WARS.

>> ME, TOO JUDGE TO COMBINE

THOSE -- YOU ARE A HUGE STAR

WARS FAN.

>> I LIKE STAR WARS, YEAH.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: LIKE.

LIKE.

A LITTLE FURTHER.

>> ALL RIGHT.

STAR WARS AND I BRIEFLY DATED IN

COLLEGE.

[LAUGHTER]

WE'RE STILL SEEING EACH OTHER

EVEN THOUGH WE'RE HAVING MORE

SERIOUS RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER

PEOPLE JNCH AND OTHER

TRILLIONOLOGIES.

-- TRILOGIES.

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH

THIS?

DID THEY THEY BLESS THIS?

>> WE STARTED OUR SHOW AND WE

DID A STAR WARS SKETCH.

WE THOUGHT WE WITH WOULD GET

SUED.

THEY CALLED US AND SAID THEY

LIKED IT AND WANTED TO MEET WITH

US AND LET US COME TOUR THE

FACILITIES.

MY PARTNER WHO IS VERY BOLD.

THEY SAID DO YOU WANT TO DO

SOMETHING WITH US, MAYBE A

WRAPAROUND FOR A CLIP SHOW.

MATT GOES, "CHECK THIS OUT --

WHAT IF WE DID A HALF HOUR ALL

STARS ROBOT CHICKEN.

THAT JUST HUNG IN THE ROOM AS I

WAS LIKE --

[LAUGHTER]

THEY SAID IT MIGHT BE

INTERESTING.

ADULT SWIM GOT BEHIND IT.

WE MADE ONE AND WE'VE MADE TWO

MORE.

I'M NOT ASKING QUESTIONS.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: WILL THERE BE SIX OF

THESE AND THEN CONVENTIONS ABOUT

ROBOT CHICKEN STAR WARS?

DOES THIS BECOME A WHOLE LIKE

M.C. ESSCHER STAR WARS?

>> I FEELS LIKE STAIRWELLS THAT

MESH INTO EACH OTHER AND DON'T

GO ANYWHERE.

PARENTS TOLD ME THEY INTRODUCED

THEIR CHILDREN TO STAR WARS

THROUGH ROBOT CHICKEN.

I SAID THAT IS

COUNTERPRODUCTIVE.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: DO YOU THINK THAT JUST

PARENTS GETTING HIGH WATCHING

ROBOT CHICKEN AND THE KID WALKS

IN AND SAYS CAN I HAVE A GLASS

OF WHAT IS THIS?

>> I HOPE PARENTS ARE NOT

GETTING HIGH IN THE KIDS IN THE

HOUSE.

>> Jon: YES, NO, THAT DOESN'T

HAPPEN AT ALL.

[LAUGHTER]

RESPONSIBLE PARENTING IS

PARAMOUNT.

[LAUGHTER]

ANYWAY.

[LAUGHTER]

>> THAT WAS LIKE THE ADAM WEST

BATMAN --

>> Jon: RESPONSIBLE

PARENTING --

>> GET THOSE KIDS TO BED.

THAT'S WHAT WE'VE GOT TO DO

THERE.

>> Jon: WERE YOU NERVOUS GOING

TO THE RANCH TO MEET THE STAR

WARS PEOPLE.

DID YOU THINK AT SOME POINT AND

I HATE TO USE THE PHRASE, IT'S A

TRAP.

>> WE WERE WAITING FOR THE TRAP

DOORS FOR US AND TO THROW US

INTO A PIT.

WE HAD NO IDEA HOW IT WAS GOING

TO GO.

>> Jon: WE'RE SLOWLY LOSING

AUDIENCE MEMBERS.

>> I KNOW.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: AS WE GO DOWN THE

REFERENCES A RANCOR PIT?

>> IS THAT I A STATE OF MIND A

VERB MAYBE?

WHAT IS HE TALKING ABOUT?

>> Jon: FOR YOU IS IT -- THE

PROCESS OF MAKING IT, IS THAT

THE MOST FUN?

DO YOU -- YOU KNOW -- ARE YOU

INVOLVED IN THE ANIMATION

PROCESS AS WELL?

>> I'M SICKLY INVOLVED IN EVERY

ASPECT OF THE PROGRAM WHICH IS

HARD TO DO BECAUSE IT'S USUALLY

USUALLY -- OUR REGULAR SEASON IS

11 MONTHS OF PRODUCTION.

IT'S EXHAUSTING AND I KEEP

TRYING TO BE AN ACTOR AS WELL

AND THERE'S NOT A LOT OF TIME.

BUT I LOVE THE SHOW.

IT IS -- IT'S FUN IN EVERY WAY.

WE HAVE SO MANY PEOPLE THAT WORK

ON IT THAT ARE REALLY TALENTED.

I DON'T KNOW IT'S KIND OF

EXCITING COMING TOGETHER.

>> Jon: YOU GET MORE OUT OF

IT.

YOU ARE INVOLVED IN IT.

>> IT'S A DIFFERENT PROCESS THAN

JUST ACTING.

>> Jon: ACTING YOU GO IN THERE

THEY GIVE YOU THE WORDS AND YOU

SAY THAT.

>> AS MUCH AS IT'S

COLLABORATIVES A SINGULAR.

>> Jon: I'VE ACTED.

YOU GO THERE THEY GIVE YOU THE

WORDS.

YOU SAY IT COULD YOU SOUND

MADDER AND YOU'RE LIKE ALL

RIGHT.

BUT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT GOOD

ACTING.

THE GOOD ACTING YOU DO AS

OPPOSED TO WHAT I DO.

>> I'M SURE THAT'S ENTIRELY

SUBJECTIVE BUT --

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> Jon: I DO MY BEST.

>> WE HAVE AN AMAZING GROUP OF

PEOPLE THAT PUT IT TOGETHER AND

YOU FEEL RESPONSIBLE FOR SOME

HUGE GROUP EFFORT.

>> Jon: IT'S A GREAT SHOW.

I LOVE WATCHING IT.

IT NEVER FAILS TO ENTERTAIN ME

AND THE WAY YOU DO.

IT APPRECIATE YOU COMING ON.

ROBOT CHICKEN STAR WARS EPISODE

THREE AND I ASSUME THE REST WILL

BE COMING.

IT AIRS DECEMBER 19th

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