Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - A Month in Los Angeles

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 7,992

Colin Quinn describes how he could tell Greg Giraldo was a great comic, and Bill Burr remembers Giraldo's brief time as a sitcom star. (1:17)

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JUDGE COMEDIANS,

'CAUSE YOU'RE NOTGONNA SIT THERE

AND WATCH EVERYBODY'SSTUPID ACT YOUR WHOLE LIFE,

IS GOING TO THE BATHROOMJUST TO PEE.

EVERY TIME YOU WALKBY THE BATHROOM,

YOU HEAR WHOEVER'SON STAGE.

AND EVERY TIME I WALKEDBY HEARING HIM,

YOU'RE LIKE, WOW,THAT WAS A GREAT BIT.

YEAH, THAT'S A GREAT BIT,YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?

THEN YOU STAY FORAN EXTRA MINUTE OR TWO.

- WE HAD BOTH BEEN DOING ITFOR THREE, FOUR YEARS,

AND ALL OF A SUDDENWE WERE ON SITCOMS.

- I STARTED IN '92,AND THEN IN '95

I DID THE MONTREALCOMEDY FESTIVAL.

THERE WAS AN AGENT FROM L.A.

THAT KIND OF DISCOVERED ME,OR WHATEVER.

AND IT WAS KINDA THE DAYS

WHEN YOU COULD STILLDO THAT, YOU KNOW?

IF SOMEBODY SAW YOUAND YOU WERE CASTABLE

AND HAD A STORY, YOU KNOW,

THEN YOU COULD JUSTGO TO LOS ANGELES

AND, YOU KNOW,TELL YOUR STUPID STORY,

AND SOME EXECUTIVEWOULD GIVE YOU MONEY

AND DEVELOP A SHITTY SHOW

THAT WOULD GET CANCELLEDIN THREE EPISODES.

- 8:30!OH, MY GOD.

OH, MY GOD, WHAT HAPPENED?- MAN, I DON'T KNOW.

WE HAD A COUPLE OF BOTTLESOF CHAMPAGNE,

A FEW HOURSOF SEXUAL GYMNASTICS.

IF I HADTO PUT A NAME ON IT,

I'D SAY WE GOT CAUGHT UPIN POPE FEVER.

I WAS FUCKING AWFUL IN IT.I COULDN'T ACT.

I STOOD THERE LIKE,WHAT AM I DOING HERE?

AND I'D ONLY DONE COMEDYFOR ABOUT 2 1/2 YEARS

WHEN THE SHOW GOT ON THE AIR,SO I WAS RIDICULOUS.

I WAS EVERYTHINGTHAT WAS WRONG

WITH THE NATUREOF ENTERTAINMENT AT THE TIME.

- AND I THINK HIS LASTED,LIKE, THREE WEEKS,

AND MINE LASTED, LIKE, SIX.

AND THEN, YOU KNOW,THEN THE NEXT TIME I SAW HIM,

YOU KNOW, WE WERE WORKING, LIKE,IN A CHINESE RESTAURANT,

GOING, "YEAH, YEAH,THIS FEELS ABOUT RIGHT."

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