Conan O'Brien gives Mike Myers comedy advice

Conan O'Brien: "I remember very clearly when Mike Myers showed up [at 'Saturday Night Live']. He was wearing a leather jacket with the American flag on the back... He was asking us all about what he should submit in our read-through and we were giving him advice, Robert Smigel and Bob Odenkirk, Greg Daniels, and I. And then he came to us and he described to us this idea, this character he had named Wayne who had a cable show in his basement, and the show was called 'Wayne's World.'

"We politely told him that we didn't think it was his best idea. But I remember very clearly sitting at read-through in my little folding chair, and I turned the page of the script and there's the 'Wayne's World' we had dissuaded him from submitting. And I felt sorry for him. I thought, 'This poor kid is going to have to learn the hard way!'"

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