If one were to make a Venn diagram of Workaholics fans and people who like to get stoned, one might expect a single circle with just a sliver of a shadow where the results don't quite match up. Show creators and stars Adam DeVine and Blake Anderson spoke with CinemaBlend to promote the essential DVD releases for Workaholics: The Final Season and The Complete Series set, and they clued me in on the weed jokes that they hear from fans the most. Here's one.
Tis a double-edged sword to craft a brevity-minded catchphrase that can permeate the zeitgeist in such a way, or at least the part of the zeitgeist that has a consistently dissipating cloud above it. Workaholics has definitely thrown more than its share of marijuana-laced humor at audiences, and it's far from surprising that "scmoke a bewl" would be the most repetitive callback that makes its way to the stars' ears while they're out and about.
Perhaps it also isn't the most belief-defying thing to hear waiters getting fingered as the ones who make the bewl-schmoking requests the most. Nor that these restaurant servers would be so brazen as to (perhaps sincerely) ask a customer to get high. Sure, there's some leeway there, considering Adam DeVine and Blake Anderson are co-creators and co-promoters of the catchphrase in question, but it's probably better to go with a Waymond joke or a "Best Friends Song" reference over a weed joke. At least in a professional setting.
It turns out that, within that subsection of restaurant-employed Workaholics viewers that make show jokes to the stars, there's actually a smaller and more topic-specific subsection. Here's how Adam DeVine and Blake Anderson put it.
One of the first steps in being a success in the entertainment industry is to know your audience. And though there isn't a textbook on winning over burrito stand employees, being one of the creators of Workaholics apparently carries a lot of cred.
Workaholics unfortunately won't be gracing Comedy Central's primetime lineup with any new episodes (though the hopeful among us will continue holding out for an eventual reunion). But you can watch every single episode that's already been made -- as well as a slew of deleted scenes, cast and crew commentaries, outtake reels and much more -- with the Workaholics: The Complete Series (opens in new tab) set, which just came out on DVD on Tuesday, June 20. And if you already have the previous six seasons, then pick up the Workaholics: The Final Season set that hit stores the same day. Plus, keep an eye out for their upcoming Netflix comedy feature Game Over, Man.
And, of course, check out our summer TV schedule for all the new and returning shows hitting the small screen soon.
Nick is a Cajun Country native, and is often asked why he doesn't sound like that's the case. His love for his wife and daughters is almost equaled by his love of gasp-for-breath laughter and gasp-for-breath horror. A lifetime spent in the vicinity of a television screen led to his current dream job, as well as his knowledge of too many TV themes and ad jingles.
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