How Louie Anderson Got The Role Of Zach Galifianakis' Mom On “Baskets” - CONAN on TBS

  • Published on Jun 13, 2019
  • Louie explains how a particular noise landed him his role on "Baskets."
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Comments • 111

  • J Kim
    J Kim 2 months ago

    So happy for Louie's success. I've always loved him as a comedian.

  • Dan Nigro
    Dan Nigro 3 months ago

    Such a great show. I love Christine baskets at Costco.

  • emilyharwood89
    emilyharwood89 3 months ago

    He does such a great job on that show, he's the mother we all deserve ❤

  • Ann Bertoli
    Ann Bertoli 3 months ago

    One of the best shows out there now..

  • Jeannette Franco
    Jeannette Franco 3 months ago +2

    Baskets is such a great show! Louie Anderson as Christine couldn't have been more perfect!

  • Anthony Ojeda
    Anthony Ojeda 3 months ago

    Louie Anderson is the best!!

  • Malvavisco
    Malvavisco 4 months ago

    The way Louie/Christine says "Chee-up!" is just perfection.

  • Lizz Martinez
    Lizz Martinez 4 months ago +7

    he makes that show. he's absolutely incredible in that role

  • Mr. Person Humanson
    Mr. Person Humanson 4 months ago

    This guys looks like a before and after shot

  • Kohlenstoffisotop12
    Kohlenstoffisotop12 4 months ago

    greetings from a German :D

  • 재형 / ジェイムズ

    louie is a living legend..

  • Pele Simone
    Pele Simone 4 months ago

    The producer is Louis CK... He paused and didn't use his name on purpose. Why?

  • Homoud S.
    Homoud S. 4 months ago

    Bring Louis ck back

  • Late Blume
    Late Blume 4 months ago

    Just say Louis Ck please

  • Erich Von Molder
    Erich Von Molder 4 months ago

    I would have loved Zach character catching in the act of a full-throated kiss. What happened to the friggin script?

  • Chris GUIS
    Chris GUIS 4 months ago

    I wish he was my weed dealer

  • Screw The Net
    Screw The Net 4 months ago +3

    Louie is the MAN!

  • Mark McAllister
    Mark McAllister 4 months ago +1

    Louie! What a champ

  • mr anderson
    mr anderson 4 months ago


  • Peter L
    Peter L 4 months ago

    Amazed that this guy is still alive. Thought he was dead. Prob because he hasn't been in much. Then again I really dont watch tv.

  • The Art of Wade King
    The Art of Wade King 4 months ago

    Season four? Literally never heard of the show until watching this clip. The clip also I just did not find funny.

  • Jan Ancukiewicz
    Jan Ancukiewicz 4 months ago

    and that's how "the producer" tells it:

  • Rain Juice
    Rain Juice 4 months ago +1


  • Thrustin Von Helmut
    Thrustin Von Helmut 4 months ago +4

    0:19 The moment you realize it is politically incorrect to say Louis C.K. in Hollywood.

    • Betty
      Betty 4 months ago +3

      @ToTheWorkshed Agree, I think he made a deliberate choice not to mention LCK to save everybody the awkwardness [including Conan and LCK himself]

    • ToTheWorkshed
      ToTheWorkshed 4 months ago +1

      I think it’s more that you can’t bring him up without digression and starting a whole other conversation.

  • ricky todd Botelho
    ricky todd Botelho 4 months ago +16

    It's about time someone found a place for Louie. He's a treasure. Like Marty short, Larry David, Andy Kaufman. One if the best.

  • Ardavan47
    Ardavan47 4 months ago

    Conan is the only talk show host who has stuck true to the medium. its about the guests, he doesnt try to be holier than thou or go over political. He has fun and we have fun with him

  • Fintan
    Fintan 4 months ago

    I need to check this out, is Louie CK involved in the show at all? Like writing or anything?

  • Dominic
    Dominic 4 months ago +5

    any 90s kids who watched Life as Louie? That was a great show

  • Gerald5000
    Gerald5000 4 months ago +17

    **Another comment saying the Producer was Louis CK.**

    • B. Jr.
      B. Jr. 4 months ago +2

      Gerald5000 Louis CK hasn’t jizzed to personal attention this much since the last time he was in a board room meeting.

  • Killer Germ
    Killer Germ 4 months ago +1

    Like, omg, a man stealing another role from what should have been a female!?!!! I see Conan just isn't woke enough! Get on the virtue signal bandwagon! Get as woke as you can. Be the wokest person you can be!!! Forgive and excuse nothing!!!! Woke! Woke! Woke!!!!!!!!!!!

  • A. L
    A. L 4 months ago

    Never realised that Louie is a real person, not just a fictional character from cardboard film :)

  • Chris Damask
    Chris Damask 4 months ago

    Louis C.K.

  • Lords of Media
    Lords of Media 4 months ago +1

    Oh WTF now we have to watch Conan sit like a chick? This new format sucks.

    • sublime90
      sublime90 3 months ago

      hes trying to be howard stern

  • Lords of Media
    Lords of Media 4 months ago

    He's the best part of the show.

  • SmallTownGamer
    SmallTownGamer 4 months ago +5

    Everyone needs to watch Louis Anderson's story about the Moose Lodge. Search for it, and it's on the show: This is not happening.

  • Vibrant Hues
    Vibrant Hues 4 months ago +1

    100% will binge watch this show now 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Rishi Parashar
    Rishi Parashar 4 months ago


  • 乐天
    乐天 4 months ago +66

    The producer he was talking about was Louis CK

    • 乐天
      乐天 2 months ago

      @Tim Sweeney What?

    • Tim Sweeney
      Tim Sweeney 2 months ago

      乐天 oh thank you for reminding us that you are perfect and have never done anything that you wouldn’t like made public information.

    • Sorroco Silva
      Sorroco Silva 3 months ago


    • B. Jr.
      B. Jr. 4 months ago +2

      乐天 Yikes

  • Sean Melinn
    Sean Melinn 4 months ago +4

    I coulda swore this guy was dead. Must have been another fat dead comedian I’m thinking of

  • Qayray
    Qayray 4 months ago +1

    haha I‘m just waiting for the first nutcrack to call „manwashing“ on this

    EOIN MURPHY 4 months ago +95

    If Conan and Andy had a love child it would probably look like Louie.

  • Anıl S
    Anıl S 4 months ago +5

    This is the first ever conan video that i gave a dislike, although i am a big fan. That producer is louis ck, come on guys, you can say his name, he is not hitler. Stop trying to be overly politically correct. The work that Louis ck has produced is still there and it cannot be ignored.

  • Noah_fraser123
    Noah_fraser123 4 months ago +3

    Conan if he was fat

  • Mikey Gaming
    Mikey Gaming 4 months ago +1

    I forgive “The Producer”. Its not like he raped or drugged anyone. He just kinda forgot you can’t jerk off on coworkers.

  • Fire and Ice
    Fire and Ice 4 months ago +2

    Thumbs up if Life With Louie is one of your favorite cartoons ever. It is one of the cartoons I grew up with in Turkey. Good old days...

  • The Polly Pickle
    The Polly Pickle 4 months ago +24

    Louie Anderson is a national treasure and Baskets is a great show where he does an outstanding job!

  • Martin Hjalmarsson
    Martin Hjalmarsson 4 months ago +2

    is that ferguson?

    TELEVISIBLE 4 months ago

    He is great in this !,

  • Liam Campbell
    Liam Campbell 4 months ago +2

    Another womens job taken by a MAN... disgraceful!

    • aviato287 x
      aviato287 x 4 months ago +1

      Just goes to show that men are better at everything...

  • Clark c
    Clark c 4 months ago +3

    He is just so good in that role

  • vera Change
    vera Change 4 months ago +17

    This mans voice is legendary

  • AxelL No1
    AxelL No1 4 months ago +1

    I like how he played that part as a man.

  • Lawana Grady
    Lawana Grady 4 months ago +14

    I absolutely love Baskets! Can't wait to see the new season!

    • Recluse Spider
      Recluse Spider 4 months ago +1

      Oh its tomorrow, didn't hear him say it till i rewatched the video :P

    • Recluse Spider
      Recluse Spider 4 months ago

      whens the new season?

  • 7Nicklord7
    7Nicklord7 4 months ago +17

    I can totally picture Louis CK doing that "eeeeeech" sound lol too bad he can't even say his name

  • PimpTwzt
    PimpTwzt 4 months ago +3

    Can't even say Louis C.K.'s name anymore. Just "The Producer". :/

  • Anthony Ardillo
    Anthony Ardillo 4 months ago


  • Quas FM
    Quas FM 4 months ago

    I wanna see this now🤣

  • The Grass Man
    The Grass Man 4 months ago +3

    I am The Grass Man and I wish I was Zach's mom

  • bezowashere
    bezowashere 4 months ago +3

    Don't be unfair to Louis CK! It's not right to ignore a success of people for something they have done a bad thing before in their lives. Especially if this is something they regret and apologize for.

  • Future Imperfect
    Future Imperfect 4 months ago +16

    That's all I've got.
    Just wow.... 🤣🤣🤣