Watch a Second City Sketch Starring Chris Farley, Tim Meadows, and Jill Talley from 1990
SNL star Chris Farley is the subject of a new documentary premiering on Spike next month, so this week’s unearthed clip is another look back at Farley’s 1990 revue Flag Smoking Permitted in Lobby Only or Censorama. In the sketch, Farley and Tim Meadows play two buddies whose friendship g... [Read More]
Travel Back in Time to West Berlin with Second City’s Eugene Troobnick and Andrew Duncan
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch Stephen Colbert and Jenna Jolovitz Sing a Not-in-Love Song at Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch John Candy, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, and More in a 1982 ‘SCTV’ Cast/Crew Softball Game
No matter how successful your comedy career might get, it’s always important to take some time out for some recreation now and then. That’s exactly what the cast and crew of SCTV are up to in a newly unearthed video from 1982 featuring SCTV stars like John Candy, Rick Moranis, Catherine ... [Read More]
Last Things First, Episode #3: Horatio Sanz
Today’s guest is Horatio Sanz, born in Chile, raised in Chicago and known by many as cast member for eight seasons on Saturday Night Live. His other credits start with The Second City troupe in Chicago – where he also was an original member of The Upright Citizens Brigade – to more... [Read More]
Celebrate America with Steve Carell and the Joint Chiefs of Staff at The Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch Ryan Stiles and Kathryn Greenwood Catch Up in Prison in 1991
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch Mike Myers Take a Trip to the Post Office at Second City in 1988
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch Steve Carell Try to Ace a Blind Job Interview at Second City in 1991
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Watch Bill Murray Play Alexander Graham Bell’s Landlord in a Silent Film at Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]