Nick Offerman Hosts Netflix is a Joke Show for NRDC

Comic and actor Nick Offerman kicked off his Thursday night time present on the Wilshire Ebell Theatre with a cheeky music about he was going to “hold it PG-13” for the night time. Whereas the sentiment didn’t final too lengthy, the songs positive did.

The present, titled Nick Offerman and Associates vs Climate Disaster, was a part of the Netflix is a Joke Fest that has taken over Los Angeles for the final week, and was placed on in help of environmental non-profit Pure Sources Protection Council (NRDC).

A identified outdoorsman, Offerman informed the group he was a “large fan” of the group earlier than leaping into his opening music, however not earlier than providing the non-profit a fast suggestion for what the night time’s funds must be used in the direction of. “I need to hope they’ll use a few of the proceeds from tonight to assume tank a flashier title,” Offerman joked with viewers.

One in all Offerman’s largest cheers of the night time, of which there have been many, was when Offerman acknowledged his spouse, actress Megan Mullally. Mentioning “their spouse Megan Mullally” turned a working joke of the night time for all of the comedians.

The present’s “and associates” format allowed Offerman the possibility to characteristic a slew of comedians and performers. Peacemaker actor Steve Agee began off the present’s stand-up units earlier than a music break from America’s Obtained Expertise contestant Puddles Pity Occasion.

Steve Agee, Nicole Byer, Atsuko Okatsuka, Pattie Gonia, Nick Offerman, Kumail Nanjiani, Mae Martin and Puddles Pity Occasion

Photograph by Wealthy Polk/Getty Pictures for NRDC

One of many highlights of the night time was Atsuko Okatsuka’s set on her highschool cheerleading days. The comic lead a name and response of “Prepared? OK” to which a number of viewers members participated in. “Former cheerleaders reside amongst you,” Okatsuka joked to the viewers.

Drag queen Pattie Gonia additionally gave the viewers a science lesson in help of their thesis: “Nature is Homosexual.” Following the lesson, the environmentalist carried out a pleasant drag routine of a clownfish transitioning from male to feminine that included Nemo references, costume adjustments and confetti.

Really feel Good co-creator Mae Martin, Welcome to Chippendales star Kumail Nanjiani and Nailed It host Nicole Byer rounded out the comedy units and Offerman closed out the night time with just a few extra tunes. In a music fully on-brand for the comic, he completed the set with a humorous but heartwarming music urging the viewers to be kinder and “stick collectively.”

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