Rick Cleveland - Bill in England

Rick Cleveland's My Buddy Bill Season 1, Ep 0101 02/07/2008 Views: 173

While putting up his play in England, Rick Cleveland gets a visit from Bill Clinton and his friend Christopher Walken. (2:23)

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OF ONE OF MY PLAYS,DANNY BOUNCING.

A THEATER COMPANYIN THE MIDLANDS

IS MOVING THEIR PRODUCTIONTO LONDON'S WEST END.

SO I'M OVER THERE IN REHEARSALSAND I GET A CALL FROM MARY.

SHE TELLS ME BILL CALLED,HE'S IN LONDON TOO,

AND HE SAW AN AD FOR MY PLAYIN THE TIMES

AND HE WANTS ME TO CALL HIM.SO I CALL HIM.

HE'S IN TOWNFOR SOME SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

AND TO VISITHIS FRIEND, CHRIS,WHO'S ALSO DOING

A PLAY IN LONDON AND HE ASKS MEWHEN MY OPENING NIGHT IS AND IF

I GET TICKETS FOR HIM AND CHRIS?AND SO I SAY, "OF COURSE."

AND SO ABOUT10 MINUTES BEFORE CURTAIN,BILL SHOWS UP WITH CHRIS

AND AN ENTOURAGE OFSECRET SERVICE AGENTS.

EXCEPT FOR AGENT POGUE,THEY'RE ALL NEW GUYS.

AND CHRIS IS NOT JUSTSOME GUY NAMED CHRIS,

HE'S, GET THIS,CHRISTOPHER WALKEN.

[LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE]

AND SO, NATURALLY,NO ONE IN THE AUDIENCE

- ACTUALLY WATCHES MY PLAY.- [LAUGHTER]

THEY'RE TOO BUSYWATCHING BILL AND CHRISTOPHER.

AFTERWARDS, CHRISTOPHER TELLS ME"YOU'RE PLAY WAS,

- I DON'T KNOW, FUNNY."- [LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE]

AND BILL SAYS,"VERY FUNNY STUFF.

"AND I WONDER IFWE CAN PUT THAT ON THE POSTER,

YOU KNOW, 'VERY FUNNY STUFF,BILL CLINTON.'"

[LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE]

BEFORE HE LEAVES,BILL ASKS ME WHAT I'M DOINGFOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS

AND I SAY, "I'M SUPPOSED TOHEAD BACK TO L.A." AND HE GOES,

"CHRIS AND I THOUGHTWE'D HOP ON OVER TO AMSTERDAM

"TO VISIT THE ANNE FRANK HOUSE.I'M SUPPOSED TO MAKE

"AN APPEARANCE THERE,BUT I KEEP PUTTING IT OFF.

WHY DON'T YOU JOIN US?"SO I GO, "SURE." I THINK,

I'VE NEVER BEEN TO THEANNE FRANK HOUSE.AND IF I'M GONNA SEE IT,

WHY NOT SEE IT WITHMY FRIENDS BILL AND CHRIS?

SO I CANCEL MY FLIGHT BACK.THE NEXT DAY A CAR PICKS ME UP.

AND IT DRIVES MERIGHT OUT ONTO THE TARMACTO A SMALL PRIVATE JET.

AND BILL AND CHRIS ARE THERE,AND IT TURNS OUT THAT IT'S

GEORGE HARRISON'S PLANEAND HE'S LOANED IT TO BILL.

WHEN I PUT MY DUFFEL BAGINTO ONE OF THEOVERHEAD COMPARTMENTS,

I DISCOVERED THEY ALL HAVEUKULELE'S IN THEM.

APPARENTLY, FOR SOME REASON,GEORGE HARRISON LOVED TO HAVE

- PLENTY OF UKULELE'S ON HAND.- [LAUGHTER]