Listen: Disney, Nickelodeon, Lori Petty discussed on Everything's Coming Up Simpsons
"And just take a crack at it do four or five of the parts. No, no nine never ever thought that. That's so crazy. I I went in. And there was Ryan styles. And I said this guy's gonna mop the floor. With addition. What am I thinking, you know, and then there was tank girl, Lori petty? I mean still around all types of performers there. And there was a it looked like fifty were sitting, and I finally went in and read some characters they showed me pictures, and I just did it from my gut, you know, not much time to think about it. And how close would you say what you came up with in that room stayed around? Like, did you come up with a voice in that moment? And then that's what that ended up being. Yes. That's so amazing shouli Trento for bender nasal. Oh my God. I wanted to play them like a big tough like mechanic. Yes. But John his take. I don't hate us. And think of it this way. But I to me bender sounds like a punch drunk fighter. Sam you are the champ. Yeah. Yeah. Too many hits to the head. Yeah. Yeah. But but thank God. He got hit. That's the greatest in the world. And you know, and I just did a dog and pony show of stuff. I sees OI bird with all that cool meeting office face. I figured he's gonna he's global. And there was a couple of character. Actors one was from Yiddish theater and his name was Lucci. Kobe and he was in. I think the first Arthur movie means into Dudley morning goes was like. On the villian before there was television. There was live theater variety theatre in all movie houses, and he would go burdening drown. You know, that's an issue of a smart loss. Our fellow considered an ice cream cone and tell you what? Fly route. Sort of told fused them or whatever supercollider. Find some good stuff. You know, you take the personality of one show biz periphery. And then you fuse it with something the attitude or voice of another one in something real too because you can feel it's based on on something that you've experienced are witness through TV and movie in real life too. Yeah. It makes I think that character come alive that much more and all of your voices are so distinct too. Difference. Thanks. Yeah. Yeah. And it's it's so interesting because like, you know, early Nickelodeon days, you were it like crazy like you. You're the two of the three there were three shows when it started, right? Will you know, what there was a woman named Jerry labor n-? And I and I figured her to be like a genius as far as TV and programming and her ideology was like, okay. People are going to expect us to debut on Saturday morning. We'll we're not gonna do it. We're going to show the three cartoon block on Sunday mornings right away. You've separated yourself from the pack. You know, suddenly you're in a class by yourself. Because of all the new circumstance that you're being judged by and. Disney was going nuts because kids were at Nickelodeon. You know, wait a minute. We're Disney where the kids. L E. I loved that time. Yes. Square. Snee-? And I think that feuds creative use especially just bring out better work. You're forced to you know, deliver your your good. That's competition is the best thing for everybody's on their toes in the same tide raises all boats.."