Gift Giving Through History

Season 1 , Ep 2 07/22/09 Views: 11,594

When Michael Showalter shows up at the royal court without a gift for the king, he's forced to improvise. (1:59)

- MY KING,

THANK YOU FOR GRACING ME

WITH YOUR DIVINE PRESENCE.

AS A TOKEN OF MY APPRECIATION,

I HAVE THIS OAK WOOD CHEST

ENCRUSTED WITH JEWELS.

- OH, [...]; WERE WE SUPPOSEDTO GET HIM SOMETHING?

- AND I, MY KING,

I HAVE YOU A BROUGHT YOU A BOAT

FILLED WITH ITALIAN MARBLE,RARE SILKS,

AND TURKISH GOLD.

- THANK YOU, MINISTER.

- UM, AND I, MY KING,

THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME

TO GRACE YOUR DIVINE PRESENCE.

SO, THANKS.

- HAVE YOU NO GIFT, MINISTER?

- [laughs]

HAVE I NO GIFT?

WHO'S THIS GUY,SAYS, HAVE I NO GIFT?

OF COURSE I HAVE A GIFT.

YOU'RE KIDDING ME?

- WELL, WHERE IS THE GIFT,MINISTER?

WHAT IS IT?

- I AM GOING TO GIVE YOUONE IOU CARD

FOR A TOTALLY AWESOMEBACK MASSAGE,

REDEEMABLE AT ANY TIME.

- MINISTER,

YOU HAVE DISHONORED THE KING.

GUARD, CHOP OFF HIS HEAD.

- WAIT, WAIT, WAIT,THAT'S NOT IT.

THAT'S NOT ALL.

I ALSO GOT HIMONE FREE GUITAR LESSON.

- GUARD!

- FIVE FREE GUITAR LESSONS.

BLUEGRASS, JAZZ, ROCK.

ALL RIGHT, KING.

YOU'RE DONE.

WOULD YOU LIKE THE SPECIAL?

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