I’m just going to put it out into the universe and we’ll see what comes back,’” says Abbi.
“Like, we pay to shoot in there.” Abbi’s mom worked at Bed Bath & Beyond when she was in middle school and high school, which is how she knows that their coupons never expire, despite having an expiration date.
Bill Nye is also in the sketch, but they didn’t get to meet him.9. “Like, I get to be that crazy and that stupid confident. It’s like a roller coaster.” But she freaks out before every make-out scene, even the ones with Hannibal Buress. I get very nervous about that.” Abbi, on the other hand, loves a good make-out scene, and was pretty happy about the ones she had with Seth Rogen in the air conditioner episode in season two. Abbi’s inability to say what she wants when she wants to say it stems from problems the real Abbi has with expressing herself.
“I feel like the make-outs are more genuine or something,” says Ilana. “I was like, ‘All right, I’m going to be kissing Seth Rogen all night! “I think the show gave me much more confidence than I had a couple years ago, but when [Ilana] met me I feel like I was much more insecure,” says Abbi.
In real life, we usually have to push past those insecurities to get stuff done, but on TV it’s more funny to fail.
“Yeah, I’m not having fake phone calls with myself, but it’s sort of like just that feeling of wanting to,” says Abbi.