What would you ask the legendary Carl Reiner?
- Mar 23 '17
King: We're going to play a game now of IfYou Only Knew,I just throw questions at you. It's not a courtroom, you do not have to answer.
Zimmer: Ok, good.
King: However,you will be judged accordingly. What's a dream collaborator for you? Who would you like to work with?
Zimmer: Oh, you know I would love to work with Wes Anderson.
King: Great director.
Zimmer: Yeah I'm just, everything he touches.
King: If you could be on a reality show what would it be?
Zimmer: I don't think i would ever be on a reality show.
King: Guilty pleasure.
Zimmer: Guilty pleasure... I like, and I don't know if it's guilty though, but I love watching animated shows over real shows, like I love watching "Bob's Burgers" and "Bojack Horseman."
Zimmer: I mean, but I don't think that's guilty, they're like incredible shows, but
it's funny that I'm an actor and I prefer ...
Zimmer: To want to watch animated shows.
King: "Spongebob" is a great show. The theme song is the best theme song on television. I love "Spongebob."
Zimmer: My daughter hates "Spongebob," is that funny? Won't even, like the image shows up on screen and she's like change the channel mom. I can't watch it. I don't know.
King: My boys loved it growing up.
Zimmer: They did?
King: Something people get wrong about Hollywood?
Zimmer: That we are who we portray on television.
King: What do we get right about Hollywood?
Zimmer: How it's really hard to trust someone.
King: It's not the most truthful. Okay, role you're most proud of?
Zimmer: It's a toss up man, you know what,I'll just stay current and I'll say Quinn.
King: That's good.
Zimmer: I'll say Quinn.
King: Name a movie or TV show you wish you'd been in.
Zimmer: There's so many. I wish... wow.
King: is there a show you turned down you regretted.
King: You turned down 'Homeland?"
Zimmer: Well I didn't even go in on the audition.
Zimmer: Because I said I don't want to be on a one hour drama.
Zimmer: And I'm on a one hour drama.
King: You're a little weird. Okay. What are you embarrassed to say makes you cry?
Zimmer: What am I embarrassed to say that would make me cry?
King: Or not embarrassed, what makes you cry?
Zimmer: I cry every time someone tells me that I was nominated for an Emmy.
King: What never ceases to make you laugh?
Zimmer: Apparently myself.
King: If you could trade places with someone for a day who would it be?
Zimmer: You, Larry.
King: Wise choice, way to get invited back. Secret talent?
Zimmer: Secret talent, well I was a gymnast. Maybe that's a secret talent.
King: How good were you?
Zimmer: I was training for the Olympics when I was a little girl.
King: You did all the things?
Zimmer: Everything, all of it. Uneven, parallel.
King: So you will watch the Olympics with interest?
Zimmer: Oh yes, absolutely.
King: What do you think something we should all be paying more attention to?
Zimmer: The earth and climate change.
King: Actually some people still don't believe it.
Zimmer: I know, that's why.
King: Alright give me something people don't know about you.
Zimmer: People don't know maybe, that I'm German.
King: I'm Jewish.
Zimmer: Uh oh, oh no.
King: Oh yes.
Zimmer: Now what, now what do we do?
King: I don't know what to do. Do you have relatives currently?