Dan Levy’s dad and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ co-star flew all the best way in from Los Angeles to want his son ‘good luck’ throughout this candy cameo!
Dan Levy, 37, couldn’t not have a Schitt’s Creek second on Saturday Night Live! The Toronto native made his debut at Studio 8H on Saturday, Feb. 6 and his dad Eugene Levy, 74, was there to help! The American Pie actor hilariously appeared in in a plastic “isolation box” backstage as Dan toured the storied NBC halls.
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“I mean, honestly — just to get to walk these halls is such a thrill,” Dan mentioned as he handed workers members in protecting white hazmat fits — much like those who have been current for his Emmy win. “Oh, wait — Dad?! You came all the way from Los Angeles?” Dan exclaimed as Eugene — clad in a swimsuit — tried to elucidate. “Wow, look at you! Yeah, I flew in to wish you luck tonight. But because I travelled, I’m now in this isolation box,” he laughed.
Dan then questioned, “You flew all this way to watch the show from a weird box?” as Eugene confessed he “didn’t know about the box at the time — I found out about it when I landed.” His son let him know he would “offer to help” in the event that they weren’t on stay tv, making his method again to the principle stage. Poor Eugene hilariously needed to ask one of many hazmat clad workers members to “turn” him to the stage so he may truly “see the show.”
Schitt’s Creek initially aired on Canadian public broadcaster CBC, later rising to worldwide reputation after ending up on Netflix. The sitcom follows the trials and tribulations of the Rose household — performed by Dan, his dad Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Annie Murphy — after they lose their fortune and relocate to the small city of the identical identify (that they personal because of the deed).
The present turned considerably of a viral sensation because of memes and social media, cleansing up with a significant sweep on the primetime Emmy Awards in Sept. 2020! Dan himself took the trophy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (dad Eugene took the Lead Actor one), together with Outstanding Comedy Series, and a supporting actress win for Annie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the forged accepted their awards nearly from Casa Loma in Toronto, ON.
“The idea for Schitt’s Creek really came out of one of those brainstorming sessions that I had one day in a cafe,” Dan mentioned in an April 2020 interview with Variety, noting that on the time of pondering of the present, he had simply stop his job at MTV Canada. “I had come out of MTV, I had made a name for myself, as small as it was, up in Canada. But that, in a way, made me feel OK with going to my dad for this idea. So I went to him with this idea of a wealthy family losing their money and said, ‘Do you want to work on this with me?’ And he said, ‘Yes,’” Dan added. And after the success the household has had — we’re certain Eugene’s glad he agreed!