So Low Shows - Worst Mountain Pun Ever-est

Monday, January 4, 2016 01/04/2016 Views: 82

After seeing posters for unusual one-person shows, Michaela Watkins, Jonah Ray and Doug Benson explain what audiences can expect from the performances. (3:28)

NOW IT'S TIME TO PLAY "SO LOWSHOWS."

[ APPLAUSE ]FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER BEEN,

ONE-MAN SHOWS FALL SOMEWHERE ONTHE THEATRICAL SPECTRUM BETWEEN

IMPROV TROUPE AND DONKEY SHOW.

BUT INEVITABLY ALL OF US WILLSOMEDAY GET TRICKED BY A FRIEND

INTO SPENDING TWO HOURSIN A STANKY BASEMENT WATCHING

THIS KIND OF STUFF.

>> I'M THINKING TO MYSELF WOOOO>> Chris: WACKY CHARACTERS?

AWKWARD STAGING?

MEDIOCRE TALENT?

IT'S NOT GOT IT ALL!

SO IN HONOR OF THESEWANNA-BE-BARDS, COMEDIANS, I'M

GOING TO SHOW YOU A POSTER FROMA ONE-MAN PLAY AND FOR 250

POINTS YOU'LL HAVE TO TELL MESOMETHING ABOUT EACH ONE.

FIRST UP LET'S GET SERIOUS WITH "CRY OF THE MOUNTAIN."

GIVE ME A LINE FROM "CRY OF THEMOUNTAIN."

>> HEY, MOUNTAIN, I KNOW YOU'RESAD AND ALL.

[LAUGHING]>> BUT SOME OF US ARE TRYING TO

SLEEP.

[LAUGHING]>> Chris: POINTS.

JONAH RAY.

>> COME ON, WHAT'S THE MATTERHORN.

[ APPLAUSE ]>> WORST MOUNTAIN PUN EVEREST.

Chris: WHAT ABOUT THIS KOOKIN "NOW WHOSE CRAZY NOW"?

[LAUGHING]WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS

DURING THE INTERMISSION OF THESHOW, DOUG.

>> EVERYONE LEAVES.

[LAUGHING]>> Chris: POINTS.

JONAH.

>> SHE CONTEMPLATES ALLOF HER LIFE CHOICES.

>> Chris: POINTS.

NO POINTS.

>> YOU SAID POINTS.

>> I STARTED TOO.

>> DON'T BE A SLAVE TO THEM,CHRIS.

BE YOUR OWN MAN, IT'S 2016.

>> Chris: THEY DIDN'T WANT TOGIVE THEM TO YOU.

>> AFTERWARDS.

Chris: THIS AUDIENCE DIDN'TWANT TO GIVE THEM TO YOU.

>> CHRIS.

Chris: YOU TALK TO THEM AFTERTHE SHOW.

YOU CAN ASK THEM DIRECTLY WHYYOU LET THEM DOWN.

ALRIGHT.

>> YOU CAN DO A SHOW "NOW WHOSESAD NOW."

>> Chris: A HUNDRED POINTS FORMICHAELA FOR.

THAT.

>> JUST LIKE THE MOUNTAIN.

[LAUGHING]>> Chris: MICHAELA.

>> I THINK AT THE INTERMISSIONSHE MAILED A DEAD CAT TO HER

EX-HUSBAND AND --[LAUGHING]

>> -- AND HIS [BEEP] PAMELA.

Chris: POINTS TO MICHAELA.

NEXT ONE "BIRTHING THE CRONE."

>> WHAT IS WRITTEN ON THEPROGRAM OF THIS PLAY?

JONAH.

>> A SUICIDE NOTE.

Chris: ALRIGHT.

POINTS.

MICHAELA WATKINS.

>> LIKE WHAT YOU SAW TONIGHT?

VISIT YOUR THERAPIST AND FINDOUT WHY.

[LAUGHING]>> Chris: POINTS.

DOUG BENSON.

>> THE MANAGEMENT APOLOGIZESBECAUSE IN THIS EVENING'S

PERFORMANCE THE ROLL OF LISAWILSON WILL BE PLAYED BY LISA

WILSON.