The Best Episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang!
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2019
Based on Scott Aukerman’s popular podcast of the same name, COMEDY BANG! BANG! cleverly riffs on the well-known format of the late night talk show, infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches with a tinge of the surreal.
#1 - Gillian Jacobs Wears A Red Dress With Sail Boats
Season 2 - Episode 6
Actors Gillian Jacobs and Jason Mantzoukas stop by Comedy Bang! Bang! in the midst of Scott and Reggie trying to answer cliffhangers throughout the episode. Does Reggie’s new girlfriend have a secret agenda? Will Scott seek revenge over his stolen sandwich? Who’s inside the mysterious coffin on set? Special Guests: Chris Hardwick, Adam Scott and Michaela Watkins.
#2 - Elizabeth Banks Wears a Red Dress
Season 1 - Episode 8
When his guest Elizabeth Banks says the word of the day, host Scott Aukerman is forced to take action. While Scott nervously interviews a famous critic who is reviewing the show, a teamster interrupts to invite bandleader Reggie Watts and Scott on a "mind vacation". Smooth Jazz legend Barry R drops in to perform. Scott hosts a round of his game "What Do These Initials Stand For?"
#3 - Zoe Saldana Wears A Tan Blouse & Glasses
Season 2 - Episode 5
Scott welcomes actress Zoe Saldana to the set as she discusses – err spoils – her next movie. Reggie swaps places with a cop, and director “Garry Marshall” talks about his surprising new project. Special Guest: John Carroll Lynch.
#4 - Jim Gaffigan Wears a Blue Jacket & Plum T-Shirt
Season 2 - Episode 15
Scott and Reggie welcome guest Jim Gaffigan to the show. Scott's slacker friend takes up residence on the set and everyone's favorite novelty furniture is back: Billy Big Mouth Bass!
#5 - Jessica Alba Wears a Jacket with Patent Leather Pumps
Season 2 - Episode 13
Jessica Alba drops by and meets some very interesting characters, including a visit from The King of Cards. Scott travels the country helping women with their sweater woes.
#6 - Andy Dick Wears a Black Suit Jacket & Skinny Tie
Season 2 - Episode 16
When Scott runs late for work, Reggie and guest Andy Dick explore the endless possibilities that one missed bus can make. A mysterious stranger has dire advice for Scott and his mechanic reveals the best location for underground comedy.
#7 - Casey Wilson Wears A White Lace Dress & A Black Blazer
Season 2 - Episode 10
Inspired by “I Dreamed A Dream,” Casey Wilson sings her heart out during this week’s musical extravaganza episode. We find out who lives below the studio and learn a valuable lesson about the importance of talking. Special Guest: Thomas Lennon and Paul F. Tomkins.
#8 - Tom Lennon Wears Black Slacks and a Black Skinny Tie
Season 4 - Episode 26
Tom Lennon shows just how very messy he can get. Scott's editors go on strike.
#9 - “Weird Al” Yankovic Wears A Hawaiian Shirt
Season 1 - Episode 10
Host Scott Aukerman welcomes guest "Weird Al" Yankovic, who smashes all musical conventions. Tenacious D stops by to play a new song. Scott and bandleader Reggie Watts use their new greenscreen technology, with disastrous results.The Potato Chip Woman visits to share the highlights of her incredible collection. Also, Reggie makes Scott a sandwich.
#10 - Aziz Ansari Wears A Charcoal Blazer
Season 2 - Episode 2
Scott's sick! An elite team is dispatched inside his body (Chris Meloni, Echo Kellum, Kulap Vilaysack) to fix him while he interviews Aziz Ansari and craft services coordinator Fabrice Fabrice (Nick Kroll). Scott teaches us an important lesson about bathroom hygiene and gets a little too friendly with Aziz and his bodyguard (Cedric Yarborough).
#11 - Seth Rogen Wears a Plaid Shirt & Brown Pants
Season 1 - Episode 5
Host Scott Aukerman interviews Seth Rogen about his recent vacation. Scott uses his psychic powers to listen in on people's most private thoughts. The world's top child bird caller visits and performs. Bandleader Reggie Watts interrupts the show to paint a portrait of Scott. Scott leads everyone in the game "What's Their Ailment?"
#12 - David Cross Wears A Red Polo Shirt & Brown Shoes With Red Laces
Season 2 - Episode 4
A Deputy Marshall’s (Bob Odenkirk) unexpected visit to the set puts a pin in Scott’s interview with guest David Cross. Later, a politician (Will Forte) stops by to set the record straight while an unlikely narrator chronicles all of this week's misadventures. Special Guests: Tim Meadows and “Weird Al” Yankovic.
#13 - Sarah Silverman Wears a Black Dress With A White Collar
Season 2 - Episode 8
Scott gets tongue-tied during his interview with Sarah Silverman. The world’s fastest talker goes for the record. Scott reveals his secrets to getting camera ready. Plus: Is Little Ladder’s life in jeopardy? Special Guests: Adam DeVine and Joe Lo Truglio.
#16 - Pee-wee Herman Wears a Halloween Costume
Season 2 - Episode 12
Pee-wee Herman casts spells and saves Scott's life for Halloween; Reggie has a surprise costume of his own; Scott finds a killer from his past; Reggie Watts; Pee-wee Herman.
#17 - Andy Samberg Wears a Plaid Shirt & Glasses
Season 2 - Episode 1
Scott welcomes comedian Andy Samberg to the couch to discuss how to pick up girls and stay out of the doctor’s office. Later, renowned psychic Tan Fu (Jordan Peele) stops by, Reggie Watts enters a cybernetic computer world and Scott's rewarded for his unintentional appetite for prunes.
#18 - Andy Richter Wears A Suit Jacket & A Baby Blue Button Down Shirt
Season 2 - Episode 7
Scott invites Andy Richter to the couch along with actor Mike Hanford. Later, Scott and Reggie visit the big apple to invest their money. Finally, we find out who stole Reggie’s bike. Special Guest: Michael Ian Black.
#19 - Steven Yeun Wears Rolled Up Black Jeans & No Socks
Season 3 - Episode 12
Activist Victor Ramos shamelessly plugs some community program he's heading; Steven Yeun shares his preparations for the inevitable zombie apocalypse; plus, there is compiled footage of Reggie's entire life.
#23 - Ty Burrell Wears a Chambray Shirt & Clear Frame Glasses
Season 4 - Episode 1
Ty Burrell shows Scott what the world looks like through his eyes, and craft services coordinator Fabrice Fabrice (Nick Kroll) performs spoken word poetry. Meanwhile, Scott premieres a clip of his exciting new detective drama.
#24 - Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber Wears a Purple Top Hat & Fabrice Fabrice Wears One Pink Fur Leg Warmer
Season 5 - Episode 20
Scott receives some disturbing news that may mean the end of Comedy Bang! Bang! forever, but before the end, old chums Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Fabrice Fabrice stop by to wish the gang goodbye.
#25 - Patton Oswalt Wears a Black Blazer and Dress Shoes
Season 3 - Episode 1
Patton Oswalt and Scott compete for the same acting role, while a turtle expert is going through an emotional breakdown. We find out Reggie’s real name and witness what unsuspecting bystanders do with an unprotected laptop.