Bob Odenkirk & David Cross

  • Aired:  09/11/13
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Bob Odenkirk and David Cross mull beards, the ending of "Breaking Bad," and the origins of their book, "Hollywood Said No!" (6:35)

[APPLAUSE][CHEERS]

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT -- YOUMAY BE FAMILIAR FROM THEIR

CO-CREATION OF HBO'SMR. SHOW, OR YOU MAY HAVE

SEEN THEM ON "THE DAILYSHOW" JUST MINUTES AGO.

THEY'VE CO-WRITTEN A NEWBOOK CALLED "HOLLYWOOD

SAYS NO: ORPHANED FILM SCRIPTS,BASTARD SCENES AND ABANDONED

DARLINGS FROM THECREATORS OF MR. SHOW."

PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO THEPROGRAM, BOB ODENKIRK

AND DAVID CROSS. [APPLAUSE][CHEERS]

[APPLAUSE]>> Jon: SORRY.

IT'S JUST TO SEE YOU TWOTOGETHER --

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: -- JUST BEFORE

DOING A SKETCH, IT JUSTBROUGHT BACK A LOT OF

MEMORIES.

>> IT GIVES YOU ASTHMA?

>> Jon: IT GIVES MEASTHMA.

THE BOOK IS CALLED"HOLLYWOOD SAID NO."

THESE ARE REAL MOVIESCRIPTS?

>> THESE ARE REAL MOVIESCRIPTS THAT WE WROTE, AND

HOLLYWOOD REALLY SAID NOVERY LOUDLY, MANY, MANY

TIMES.

IT TOOK US FOREVER TO HEAR IT.

>> Jon: I READ THESE,AND THEY'RE TRULY AMAZING.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND HOWANYBODY COULD READ THESE

AND SAY, NO, I DON'T WANTTO DO THAT.

>> YOU WORK IN HOLLYWOOD.

>> Jon: I WORK ON 11thAVENUE. NOBODY SAYS NO HERE.

>> WE WROTE THESE SCRIPTSAFTER "MR. SHOW," THE SHOW

WE DID ON HBO, WHICH JONWAS A PART OF.

>> JON WAS IN MR. SHOW.

>> Jon: MY FAVORITESKETCH WAS THE ROCK BAND

WHO INSPIRED A KID TOCOMMIT SUICIDE, AND WENT TO

VISIT HIM IN THEHOSPITAL.

THE SHOW WAS JUST GREAT.

YOU'RE DOING A TOUR OF ITNOW, YES?

>> WELL, WE'RE DOING SOMENEW SKETCHES AND STAND-UP

COMEDY TO PROMOTE THISBOOK AND SEE OUR FANS, WHO

WE HAVEN'T SEEN IN SOLONG.

>> Jon: HOW DO THEYLOOK?

>> A LITTLE IN THEMIDDLE -- THEY COULD WORK

OUT.

>> THEY COULD SKIP AHAMBURGER ONCE IN A WHILE.

>> Jon: IT IS PRETTYMUCH TWO FULL FILM

SCRIPTS?

>> YES.

ONE IS A SKETCH MOVIE, ANDONE IS A SATIRE THAT IS AS

TRENCHANT TODAY -- I DO NOT KNOWWHAT THAT WORD MEANS.

>> Jon: IT'S IN A WHO?

>> IT'S LIKE UNDERGROUND,A TRENCH.

>> IT IS THE CHUNNEL OF -->> Jon: BUT BOB AND

DAVID MAKE A MOVIE -->> THAT'S A SKETCH MOVIE.

>> FROM THE MOMENT YOU DOIT, I ENVISION THAT BIG

BOOM SHOT FROM THEBEGINNING OF MR. SHOW, AS

IT CAME TOGETHER.

>> YES.

WE HAVE LITTLE SKETCHES INTHERE, LIKE A GREAT '50s

SCI-FI FILM CALLED"ONE-EYED ALIENS FROM

PLANET MARS," IN WHICHTHEY SCARE THE HECK OUT OF

AMERICANS BECAUSE THEYLOOK LIKE A CERTAIN PART

OF THE ANATOMY.

AND EUROPEAN PEOPLE AREFINE WITH THEM.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: DON'T MAKE THE

AUDIENCE WORK SO HARD.

>> THE OTHER SCREENPLAY INTHERE IS CALLED "HURRAY

FOR AMERICA."

IT IS A SATIRICAL LOOK ATAMERICA.

>> AND THE ELECTIONPROCESS, AND WHAT HAVE

YOU.

>> Jon: WHAT IS WRONGWITH THE ELECTION PROCESS

IN AMERICA?

>> NOTHING, SIR.

>> Jon: OKAY.

I WAS GETTING A LITTLE,WHOA!

LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT, BABY.

DO YOU PUT IT OUT TO SAY,HEY, MAN, LET'S STILL DO

THIS?

>> NO.

NO, NOT AT ALL.

THAT'S PART OF THE REASONTHESE ARE IN BOOK FORM

BECAUSE WE KNOW WE'LLNEVER MAKE THEM.

THEY WERE WRITTEN FORYOUNG, BRASH COMEDY.

>> AND I DIDN'T HAVE TOPUT POWDER UP HERE.

THE POWDER BUDGET WOULDJUST -- FORGET IT.

>> YOU COULD NEVER DO IT.

>> Jon: DOES THAT WORKFOR YOU?

BECAUSE I DO THE POWDERTHING, BUT THE MORNING ON

THE PILLOW -->> YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOOK

AT ME FOR THISCONVERSATION.

>> Jon: NO.

>> YOU DON'T HAVE TO BEPOLITE.

>> Jon: I UNDERSTAND.

YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.

ALTHOUGH I GREW THE BEARDOUT AND I MISS IT SO MUCH.

IT'S LIKE HAVING A FRIENDWITH YOU AT ALL TIMES.

HAVE YOU EVER GONE -->> I HAD A BEARD FOR "RUN,

RONNIE, RUN."

I GREW A REAL BEARD, ANDIT SCARED THE HECK OUT OF

MY KIDS.

I CAME BACK FROM FILMINGAND THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHO I

WAS.

SO, YEAH.

>> YOU KNOW WHAT THESOLUTION TO THAT IS?

YOU SHOULD HAVE HAD YOURWIFE GROW A BEARD IN YOUR

ABSENCE.

THAT WAY IT WOULD HAVEBEEN A TRANSITION.

>> I DON'T UNDERSTAND.

[LAUGHTER]>> BUT MY WIFE IS A BEARD.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: WE'VE BROKEN

NEWS.

NEWS HAS BROKEN.

HOW DOES THAT -- DO YOUWATCH -- YOU BOTH GO AND

DID ALL OF THESE WONDERFULSHOWS, "ARRESTED

DEVELOPMENT," AND DO YOUWATCH EACH OTHER?

>> OF COURSE.

>> Jon: DO YOU TEXT EACHOTHER AND SAY --

>> I'M ON TV!

I WAS LATE TO "BREAKINGBAD," BUT I STARTED BINGE

WATCHING IT, AND I FREAKEDOUT OVER HOW GOOD IT IS.

IT IS ARGUABLY THE BESTSHOW EVER ON TELEVISION.

>> Jon: PRETTY GREAT.

>> AND BOB TOLD ME HOW ITENDS, AND I CANNOT BELIEVE

THAT.

>> Jon: OKAY.

>> AND I CANNOT BELIEVETHAT.

>> Jon: LET'S HEAR IT.

>> A TIME MACHINE --[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: DID YOU REALLYTELL HIM? I DON'T KNOW HOW IT

ENDS.

>> I DIDN'T READ THE LASTPART BECAUSE I'M A FAN OF

THE SHOW, TOO.

THEY SEND ME THE SCRIPTAND I'M, LIKE, I'M NOT

READING THIS.

I DON'T WANT TO CARRY THATAROUND WITH ME, THE BURDEN

OF LOOKING INTO ALL OF THEHUNGRY EYES AND GOING, I'M

NOT GOING TO TELL YOU.

>> Jon: ZOMBIES REACHINGOUT TO YOU.

IT IS GOOD TO SEE YOU.

"HOLLYWOOD SAID NO," ONBOOKSHELVES NOW.

>> AND "THE BIRTHDAY BOYS,"OCTOBER. IFC.

>> Jon: BOB ODENKIRK AND DAVIDCROSS.

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