Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - We're at War

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 17,153

Denis Leary looks back on a tense moment with Greg Giraldo during the filming of Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. (2:08)

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- HE WAS--I HATE TO USE THE WORD

GIVEN THE CIRCUMSTANCESOF WHAT HAPPENED--

BUT HE WAS RELIABLE.

YOU KNOW, WATCH HIMON TOUGH CROWD, MAN.

NOBODY CAME WITH MOREPREPARED STUFF THAN HE DID.

- IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO BE GAY,WHY WOULDN'T WE ALL DO IT?

WE WOULD YOU PUT UPWITH THE HASSLES

OF TRYING TO GET A WOMANTO HAVE SEX WITH YOU

IF YOU COULD JUST WALK INTOTHE STEAM ROOM AT THE "Y"?

- YOU KNEW YOU COULDRELY ON HIM.

THERE WOULD NEVER BENOTHING THERE, YOU KNOW?

- OR MAYBE THERE'SA NONVIOLENT WAY

TO SOLVE THE WHOLENORTH KOREA THING.

- GOOD THINKING.- THERE MIGHT BE.

THEY'RE ASKING FOR--WHAT?

- THERE'S A NONVIOLENT WAYTO SOLVE A PROBLEM

WITH A COUNTRY THAT WE HATETHAT HATES US

THAT'S GOT WEAPONSPOINTED AT US?

I DON'T THINK SO.- NO, YOU'RE RIGHT.

LIKE, RUSSIA, FOR EXAMPLE,THAT BIG RUSSIAN WAR.

THERE ARE THINGS THAT--THERE ARE THINGS THAT--

- WITH GUYS LIKE GREG,IF YOU SHOWED UP NOT PREPARED,

YOU'D GET YOUR HEADHANDED TO YOU.

- THIS GUY WRITES SO MANYJOKES BEFORE THE SHOW

IT'S NOT EVEN FUNNY.IT'S UNBELIEVABLE.

HE'S GOT A POCKETFUL OF THEM.

- THAT'S KINDA WHATWE DO HERE, DENNIS.

I'M A COMEDY WRITER.

- IT WAS DENNIS LEARYAND LENNY CLARKE.

- I'M NOT COMING BACK!

- HE WAS LITERALLYATTACKING THE KING

WITH THE KING'S GENERALTO HIS LEFT.

- I THOUGHT THE WHOLE IDEAWAS JUST GO OUT THERE

AND SORT OF, YOU KNOW,SPUR-OF-THE-MOMENT.

AND HE WAS LIKE,"YEAH, YOU KNOW,

BUT, YOU KNOW, YOU WANNA MAKESURE THAT YOU'RE FUNNY."

AND I WAS LIKE,"I'M NOT WRITING--

I DIDN'T COME HERETO DO HOMEWORK."

YOU'RE THE GUY IN SCHOOLTHAT DID ALL THE HOMEWORK

AND THEN ASKED IF THERE WAS ANYMORE THAT NEEDED TO BE DONE.

- YEAH, YEAH.THAT'S A GOOD POINT.

AND IF YOU HAD TRIEDA LITTLE COMEDY WRITING,

MAYBE YOUR SHOW WOULD STILLBE ON THE AIR.

- OH!

- I'M JUST SAYING.

- IT WAS LIKETHAT GREAT MOMENT

WHEN TWO GUYSARE ABOUT TO FIGHT

WHERE THEY JUST BOTH LOOKAT EACH OTHER

AND NEITHER ONE'S LIKE--

THEIR EYES ARE JUST GETTINGOPENER AND WIDER,

LIKE, YOU KNOW.

I THOUGHT THEY WERE JUSTGONNA START FIGHTING

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SHOW.

- MEANWHILE THE HOST,COLIN QUINN,

I MEAN, ALL HE DIDWAS ACTUALLY

PUT HIS LEG UPON THE TABLE

THAT WAS IN BETWEENME AND GREG.

THAT WAS LIKE--WHAT WAS THAT?

LIKE THAT WAS GONNAKEEP US SEPARATED

IF WE DECIDED TO GO ATEACH OTHER?

OOH, COLIN'S KNEEIS IN THE WAY.

- THIS IS A MICROCOSM OF WHYWAR WILL NEVER END RIGHT HERE.

'CAUSE WE CAN'T EVENGET ALONG.

- NO, NO, NO, [bleep].WE'RE AT WAR.

YOU AND ME, WE'RE DONE.

IT WAS A GREAT MOMENT

WHERE I REALLY, UH,LOOKED LIKE A DOUCHE BAG.

AND I FELT BAD.

IN GREG'S DEFENSE,HE ACTUALLY--

HE WAS VERY PREPAREDFOR ALMOST ANYTHING

THAT COULDA HAPPENED.

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