TV Club: Comedy Bang! Bang!: “Tom Lennon Wears Black Slacks And A Black Skinny Tie”

In celebration of the NBA reopening training camps for the season, it’s time for Scott to sink his annual three-point shot on camera… or for Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s editors to make it look like he did. But they’re fed up! When the editors go on strike, led by Snippy “Cuts” McFee (Dave Ferguson) and Thelma Sabatino (Betsy Sodaro), Scott’s determined to carry on, filming the show in one long continuous take. (It’s actually a series of long takes, Rope-style, breaking at each cut to commercial.) “We do the show perfectly in one take anyway,” Scott yells at them, “so that’s what we’re going to do!” How messy can it get?

Pretty messy, it turns out.

Scott Aukerman, Scott Aukerman’s sneeze (IFC)

The long, wobbly shot as the camera meanders off Scott and across the studio in search of Kid Cudi, a …

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