The Late Movies: Between Two Ferns
If you're a fan of awkwardness and non sequiturs, you'll probably love Between Two Ferns, which is Zach Galafinakis' short-form interview show. In it he interviews celebrities like Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm and Michael Cera, and he does it -- yep -- between two ferns. Galafinakis is such an unpredictable host that you never know where the interviews are going (even though they're partly scripted) -- and even though his guests are in on the joke, he still manages to make them feel super awkward. It's a delight!
In the first episode, he tries to force Michael Cera to tickle him.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Michael Cera from Between Two Ferns
ZG: You were in The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Jon Hamm: Yes.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Jon Hamm from Between Two Ferns
Zach yuks it up with Ben Stiller, insults him a bunch, and drops a few F-bombs along the way (just so you know).
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Ben Stiller from Between Two Ferns
Zach's gay, southern twin brother Seth pitches movie ideas about pugs to Sean Penn. It's awkward.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Sean Penn from Between Two Ferns
Steve Carell tries to outfox Zach, but his plan backfires.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Steve Carell from Between Two Ferns
Zach tries to get Natalie Portman's phone number, but not very hard.
Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Natalie Portman from Between Two Ferns
Zach's interview with Hangover co-star Bradley Cooper is interrupted at one point by Carrot Top, who's standing behind him, texting.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Bradley Cooper from Between Two Ferns
Charlize Theron almost cries while talking about her sick dog and then Zach sticks a copy of Need for Speed II: Shift in front of her face.
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Charlize Theron from Between Two Ferns