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By Suzanne

Moderator: Gary Morgenstein

Interview with Jack Kenny, Enrico Colantoni and Missi Pyle of "Warehouse 13" on Syfy 5/8/13

Moderator: Gary Morgenstein
May 8, 2013
1:00 pm CT

Operator: Ladies and gentlemen thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Warehouse 13 conference call. As a reminder this conference is being recorded Wednesday, May 8, 2013. I would now like to turn the conference over to Gary Morgenstein. Please go ahead sir.

Gary Morgenstein: Welcome everyone. Today we're delighted to have Enrico Colantoni and Missi Pyle who'll be guest starring on Warehouse 13 this Monday, May 13 at 10PM. And along with them we have executive producer Jack Kenny so welcome everyone.

Enrico, that's the right spirit. Okay the first call - and everyone we have a lot of people on the line so if you could just limit yourselves to just one question and there'll be hopefully time for follow up.

Operator: Our first question comes from the line of Tim Holquinn with TV Overmind. Please proceed.

Tim Holquinn: Wow this is my first time being first.

Jack Kenny: We get to spank you. It's like an order.

Missi Pyle: In order? Okay. I didnít realize that' what we were doing.

Tim Holquinn: Missi, my first question is for you. You know me and --- on Twitter. It's about your song, "After You've Gone", and there's been so many beloved standard versions of that interpreted by singers throughout - since the time it's been composed. I wonder if you have any favorites, ones that inspired your take on it.

Missi Pyle: Gosh. You know, I went and looked into... Actually I didnít - they had already - Jack who came up with the version of it?

Jack Kenny: I knew you would ask me that. I'm trying to now think of which version - if you guys -

Missi Pyle: I think it was Iggy Gourmet?

Jack Kenny: It was Iggy Gourmet.

Missi Pyle: --- I Googled it and looked into it and my absolute favorite is a version of --- which was really fun. That was a big band in the 90s. It's such a great song and there's --- sound beautiful in flow.

Jack Kenny: You did have your own version too. You started acapella which is nice.

Missi Pyle: That's true. It was probably the most fun I've had --- I just love singing and that song is so beautiful and now I am - and it's gorgeous --- in black and white --- very excited.

Tim Holquinn: I can't wait to hear it. I have questions for the rest of you but I'll wait and get back in line. Thank you.

Jack Kenny: Thank you, Tim.

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Jamie Ruby with Scifi Vision. Please proceed.

Jamie Ruby: Hi guys. Thanks for doing the call.

Jack Kenny: Hi Jamie.

Jamie Ruby: Hi. So can you guys talk about what it's like joining an already established cast and how that was?

Missi Pyle: Rico?

Enrico Colantoni: I missed the question.

Jack Kenny: What was it like joining an already established cast? Did we treat you well?

Missi Pyle: It was very painful.

Enrico Colantoni: It was painful. It's hard to come into someone else's house. But they were -

Jack Kenny: Enrico has terrible gas. He was hard to hang out with us.

Enrico Colantoni: The good thing is that no one noticed with all the gas that was already there... No, I think I said this even off the record that it was one of the most enjoyable casts and crew experiences I've ever had. Missi was there at the beginning. Jack was just -

Jack Kenny: I was in and out.

Enrico Colantoni: Crazy off the wall, just happy energized. I think I went back months later just to watch them work.

Jack Kenny: You did. You said, ďCan I just come back and hang out at the set?Ē

Enrico Colantoni: Yes just hang out with you guys because it was so delightful to be there. That was my experience.

Missi Pyle: It was very delightful. I had a ball when they told me Enrico was doing it. He told me that. I think they told us both that the other was doing it before -

Jack Kenny: Before we got you each to agree.

Missi Pyle: I was like gosh --- and I was like they told me and he was like they told me. Dr. Eddie was so excited to have company.

Jack Kenny: We talked about Galaxy Quest. We talk about Galaxy Quest all the time. We even quoted it on our season premiere last year. (Claudia) quoted, "Never give up, never surrender." So we're huge - we're all huge Galaxy Quest fans so when we had this little mini reunion we were all just so excited. My gosh, oh my gosh. I was little disappointed that we didnít have to show up in Thermian.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes well I donít know if it was illegal action.

Jack Kenny: Well you're doing black and white. I'm not sure it would play. You were black and white the whole episode right?

Enrico Colantoni: Yeah. We sort of have this black and white tinge to us, didnít we Missi? --- black and white, sort of gray.

Jack Kenny: You played it in black and white too which is different.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes totally played it in black and white.

Missi Pyle: The Thermians this a little --- when they caught the historical document they were in black and white. When they actually created these alter - what do you call them, alter egos? When we actually created them they were in gray, shaped in gray because the man saw the TV show in black and white.

Jack Kenny: Wow. That's deep. That's a deep connection. I know I speak for the cast. I'm absolutely certain I speak to the cast when they say that they had a magnificent time working with these two. They still go on and I was out with dinner with Joanne last Saturday because we all went to see Eddie's movie and we were talking about how much fun it was working with the two of you. (Joann) was like we've got to find a way to get them back on the show. She actually thought of a way to get you guys back so I guess I'll have to tellÖ


Missi Pyle: An absolute ball. From the moment we got there everyone was so great. I was sort of like I just want to be on. I just want to keep doing this show.

Jack Kenny: We all do.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes. We tried to figure out a way to keep us on. We're going to find a way to get Jack.

Missi Pyle: I think the best thing to do is to blog mail someoneÖ

Jack Kenny: I'm not sure we answered anybody's question. Is anybody still there?

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Tony Tellado with Scifi Talk. Please proceed.

Tony Tellado: Hi guys. It's great that you're going to be on the show and Jack hinted black --- in black and white but there's also the language of film noir, the way they speak and everything is very different. What was that like for you as actors to totally immerse yourself in that film noir world which I happen to love by the way.

Missi Pyle: Which you what?

Tony Tellado: LoveóI love film noir.

Jack Kenny: That's what I do on the set. I interpret reading the director and the actors and the writers and the actors. What the script says is this, very helpful.

Missi Pyle: When - I used to do a lot of sketch comedy and I used to do the film noir lady. It's just really fun to do that and to actually have an excuse for it to keep it real. It's definitely a challenge but just - to stand next to you Enrico it's lke... It's like -

Enrico Colantoni: I loved you channeling - you kind of channeled Judy Holiday a little bit.

Jack Kenny: I did?

Missi Pyle: He's...

Jack Kenny: Enrico you did. That's what was so special about it.

Enrico Colantoni: I think Missi and I could've gazed in each other's eyes for a whole hour and a half.

Missi Pyle: The whole season. It was so fun.

Jack Kenny: The great thing that I noticed that with you guys working the noir dialogue was you really - you still sink your teeth into it because it's not pedestrian. It's all very - the words kind of are bitten off and I love how you guys sort of really bit into it when you were - especially in the scene in the alley Enrico with the gun.

Enrico Colantoni: I haven't seen it. But I'm going to trust you on that Jack.

Jack Kenny: No it was great - I love the way noir villains, when noir people hold guns they donít really point them. They just hold themÖ

Enrico Colantoni: They just kind of keep them right there ready to go. It's kind of all rooted in that old sort of American set standard speech from Katherine Hepburn and how actors were even taught back in the 30s. There was a clipped sort of standard American speech that everyone had. So I donít know if the noir that made it up or actors were trained to talk like that at that time.

Jack Kenny: A lot of noir too is so much of it played in the looks. We cut to somebody giving somebody the look of death, the look of fear, the look of so much in place. Dum, dum, dum, when you see somebody's eyes and the murderer would throw strip of light across your eye like Joan Crawford.

Enrico Colantoni: Did you keep the part where Eddie throws the gun back? Did that make the cut?

Jack Kenny: I loved that. Well maybe I loved it because I pitched it.

Enrico Colantoni: It was so noir.

Jack Kenny: Yes. There was a moment where Eddie takes his gun away from him, Eddie takes Enrico's gun away from him and then at the end of it just throws it back to him like be careful with that thing. I think it's such a noir private detective move because he's un-killable. He's immune to danger. It was great. I'm glad it made it.

Tony Tellado: That's so cool. Enrico I loved Person of Interest. You were tremendous. I loved seeing you play that guy.

Jack Kenny: You were another show Enrico?

Enrico Colantoni: Who's that?

Jack Kenny: He congratulated you on Person of Interest.

Enrico Colantoni: Thank you, Tony. Was there a question attached to it? I didnít hear you.

Jack Kenny: He just said how great you are.

Enrico Colantoni: Thank you. Thatís a lot of fun. I like how --- are surprised to see me as a bad guy. That always makes me go okay.

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Kenn Gold with Media Boulevard. Please proceed.

Kenn Gold: Thank you so much for taking the time today. The question I wanted to ask was going back to Galaxy Quest for a minute -- and I know it's a much loved movie -- Jack I wonder how much that movie influenced casting Enrico and Missi. And Enrico and Missi I just wondered when it kind of presented to you as Galaxy Quest maybe reunion and what's it like? You've both done so many things since that movie. What's it like being remembered for that among other things?

Jack Kenny: Honestly it was the cherry on the cake that they were in that movie together and it's fun to set that from a validity standpoint but honestly I loved Enrico on Just Shoot Me. I loved Missi Pyle in The Art. They have such great bodies of work that that was the icing on the cake, the fact that they were together in Galaxy Quest and it's one of my favorite movies but just working with these two was the real fun and the joy and the excitement. So that's my answer to that one. You guys want to go into your Galaxy Quest history? Did you hear the question?

Enrico Colantoni: I just remember that first day Missi when we were doing the make-up tests and it just seemed so - nothing seemed real. It was such a great - it was surreal from the word go and so much fun, you and I sitting in the parking lot.

Missi Pyle: You mean Galaxy Quest?

Enrico Colantoni: Yes remember? It was our first day.

Missi Pyle: I remember we were both sitting on a parking space and just chatting and we had that meeting with Dean.We walked around a little bit and I was like maybe they got a slightly backward --- were together and the body was so big so maybe they just - they donít know what it's like to have a small body but facially it was very special, crazy fun.

Enrico Colantoni: When someone like Tim Allen -- who I haven't seen since Galaxy Quest -- still talks fondly about it I know I wasnít imagining it. You want them to experience it like that, to keep coming back and back.

Missi Pyle: When I worked with - when I met - I remember --- how --- what amazing character work and I think all I did was watch you and Jed and just - I was like I'll just see what they're doing and they're having a ball doing it. It was so easy and fun and everybody was --- was very special experiences where I donít know if I have to do anything in how special that was.

Enrico Colantoni: But needless to say you knowing that you - I was going to get to see you because when I read it Jack I go, "They want me to do what?" Then when I knew Missi was doing it I go okay and then reading it four times over and I go it's the film noir thing. I get to play Humphrey Bogart kind of sort of but Missi had a lot to do with it and I thought for some reason you wouldnít remember me here.

Missi Pyle: That's hilarious. I literally was like from the moment they told me it was you I told everyone - I was like, "Enrico's doing it? I can't believe it. I'm so excited, literally giddy to see him."

Jack Kenny: Told you --- recorded the song. Was that the first time you heard? We met to record your song and I said Enrico's doing this and you were like my gosh.

Enrico Colantoni: When you actually recorded it yes.

Missi Pyle: I'm so excited to sing. I love singing so much and the idea that somebody wanted to pay me to sing because I usually have to pay to do it. I was like yes and you were there and it was so noir and you were in love.

Enrico Colantoni: I know.

Missi Pyle: I'm going to get to make out with him finally ---

Enrico Colantoni: Yes like in the 40s style.

Jack Kenny: You with the heels and the wig you're about 18 inches taller than Enrico.

Missi Pyle: A hundred feet tall and it was so hard to get me in A frame.

Jack Kenny: You're a tall girl anyway but we put you in 4 inch heels and a big blonde wig and there's a scene at the end like I can't see Enrico so we turned it somehow because I know he's there. I can see his hands but thatís all I can see. There's a little glim coming off his head ---

Enrico Colantoni: You're so awful. My gosh, I hate you.

Missi Pyle: You know, --- so enamored with it and sometimes people can make you feel uncomfortable. Why do you have to be so tall? I wanted to...

Jack Kenny: My mother stretched me as a child.

Missi Pyle: I go home and stretch myself.

Jack Kenny: It's just as bad for us. I'm 6 feet shorter than Enrico and we donít like it either. I walk into a room and I have to carry a sign.

Missi Pyle: Rico's like gosh you look --- you look glorious and they said - I felt like the attack of the 50 foot person but the hot version and everyone was happy about it.

Operator: Our next question is from Marx Pyle with Scifi Pulse. Please proceed.

Marx Pyle: Hey. First I want to say real quick I'm a big fan of you two. I love your work Enrico especially a big of your work on Veronica Mars.

Enrico Colantoni: Thank you.

Marx Pyle: And Missi I've been a big fan of your work for years and not just because we have the same last name other than her.

Missi Pyle: I know, how exciting. Are we related?

Marx Pyle: I suspect distantly maybe - so I have a quick question. We haven't heard much about who your characters are so give me a semi-perfect way out so you donít spoil the show but give us some clues. Could you explain your character in one word, what would it be and why?

Missi Pyle: Rico please go first.

Enrico Colantoni: Stuck in a world madly in love with Missi's character.

Jack Kenny: That's - I donít know if you heard the one word thing.

Missi Pyle: Mad.

Enrico Colantoni: Still love, they're all combined.

Missi Pyle: Mad, madly. I donít mean your same theme but it's like this platinum everything that's hazy.

Enrico Colantoni: I think the first word that comes to mind for you Missi is breathy. I just get the feeling that your character is very breathy. You donít understand. You need to help me.

Missi Pyle: Eating bosom.

Jack Kenny: Maybe you can hyphenate it.

Missi Pyle: Yes hyphenate eating bosom. I'll put it all together.

Jack Kenny: And Enrico it's tense. You were tense, you were worried about these guys coming into your world and privacy on your girl. Tense, they're trying to take your girl. They're trying to shake your world up. Who are these people in the middle of your world? It's kind of cool. You could say wider. I'm bitching on your words.

Missi Pyle: Wider chantoose, is that the word, ---?

Jack Kenny: Chantoose, that's a good one.

Enrico Colantoni: Actually you're punching up on words is what you're doing --- Jack.

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Jen Sylvia with NerdSpan.com. Please proceed.

Jen Sylvia: I thought it was pretty awesome that the two of you guys were doing this episode together especially in something so drastically different from Galaxy Quest and I have one question for Enrico but Missi I want to say I've been loving your YouTube channel and I'm especially fond of your Valentine's song and I shared that with a lot of people so thank you for that.

Missi Pyle: Thank you so much.

Jen Sylvia: This is slightly different but Enrico I have a question.

Missi Pyle: Thank you.

Jen Sylvia: You're so welcome. Enrico I was wondering if you remember a show you did about 20+ years ago that it's like --- of Warehouse 13.

Enrico Colantoni: Sure.

Jen Sylvia: The Friday the 13th series.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes. Friday the 13th had their own artifacts.

Jen Sylvia: Yes.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes. That was my first job.

Jack Kenny: Really?

Enrico Colantoni: Yes. I had hair.

Jack Kenny: My gosh.

Missi Pyle: Wait a minute.

Enrico Colantoni: It's true. I wasnít born this way.

Jack Kenny: You were actually.

Enrico Colantoni: I was actually - I have pictures of me as a baby. I had a full head of hair.

Jack Kenny: Really, must be Italian. I'm assuming your Italian Enrico Colantoni. Maybe I'm wrong, maybe you're Swedish, I don't know.

Enrico Colantoni: Pretty good guess. Jen, was there a question attached to that?

Jen Sylvia: --- I was just wondering how different it is for you guys today to be on something like the shows that you've been on and not to be on something like Warehouse 13 after something that's been 20 years ago that's also a cult favorite.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes.

Jack Kenny: He was having fun back then 25 years ago. Everything you do is a cult favorite. I think I should follow you around. I thought I'd throw a compliment in there or you're kind of a Jim Jones guy. It can go either way.

Enrico Colantoni: Kind of. That's one --- to.

Jack Kenny: He was a cult favorite too until right near the end.

Enrico Colantoni: I donít know what people are watching these days. Everything's a cult favorite now. There's so many channels now for God sakes. Everything's a cult favorite.

Missi Pyle: I own a house in Montana --- but I --- from a cult member.

Jack Kenny: This question has gotten so weird. You're talking about buying a house from a cult member and Enrico's sounding like an old man. "Get off my lawn. There's too many things on television. I donít know what to watch."

Missi Pyle: There really are. I donít watch TV.

Enrico Colantoni: Are you guys in the same room Missi?

Jack Kenny: No.

Enrico Colantoni: She just wants to know if we appeared together on the phone. Why isn't that happening?

Jack Kenny: Was Friday the 13th a lot like Warehouse 13? I never saw it.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes the TV series was. It was all about a bunch of artifacts that got -

Jack Kenny: You were a regular?

Enrico Colantoni: No I did the guest slot. I was possessed by a wooden mulcher and it would give me money. And then when they threw me in the wooden mulcher all they got was blood because I wasnít worth more than a cent.

Missi Pyle: Is that what you're pitching to have us come back?

Enrico Colantoni: Not yet, no.

Jack Kenny: He came back as a wooden mulcher.

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Lisa Steinberg with Starry Constellation Magazine. Please proceed.

Lisa Steinberg: Congratulations to you Enrico on Veronica Mars and hopefully you'll return on Warehouse 13. We'll crossover so you'll able to return but I was wondering if you guys can talk about how much improv you have to do on your Warehouse 13 stunts.

Enrico Colantoni: In front of Jack? I donít think so.

Jack Kenny: Come on. We did it together.

Enrico Colantoni: We didnít improvise anything. It was all on the pages wasnít it? I donít remember it. It was four hundred years ago. It was -

Missi Pyle: The magic.

Enrico Colantoni: I remember. All the magic was on the page baby.

Jack Kenny: That's an actor who wants to come back on the show.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes it's true.

Missi Pyle: We just took what was on the page and brought it to life with our own personal magic.

Enrico Colantoni: That's what we do.

Lisa Steinberg: Was there anything challenging then about the role?

Enrico Colantoni: I'm sorry?

Lisa Steinberg: Was there anything challenging this time about returning to the role?

Missi Pyle: One thing I found challenging was it's so stylized and you just want to make a meal because it's so much fun. So we just try to keep it real. Rico and I just have a hard time sometimes containing ourselves from having so much fun.

Lisa Steinberg: Clearly.

Missi Pyle: Just the things we say to each other are so ridiculous because the dialogue is so ridiculous you want to make a meal out of it for 13 people to keep it from going real which I donít know if we did.

Operator: Our next question comes from the line of Suzanne Lanoue with TV MegaSite. Please proceed.

Suzanne Lanoue: Hi guys. It's nice to talk with you all today.

Missi Pyle: Hi.

Suzanne Lanoue: I'm enjoying listening to you all joke around.

Jack Kenny: We feel like we're wasting your time.

Suzanne Lanoue: Not at all. Enrico, I followed your career in Hope and Gloria back in '95. I loved that show.

Enrico Colantoni: Wow. I loved that show too. Thank you.

Suzanne Lanoue: It was a long time ago. It seems like it, anyways, but I wanted to know if there's anything else you guys could tell us about the upcoming episode on Monday.

Jack Kenny: Okay. Well I can tell you we already know that it's a noir episode. There's a love story and I think you know who it involves. And - what can I tell you about it?

Missi Pyle: They are two cult members who are involved.

Jack Kenny: They are two cult members on this call. I feel - I donít want to give away too much but so much has already been given away. I think you can go on --- you can download a whole bunch of pictures that we made into Facebook banners. But it's honestly every season we do just a goofy fun episode like --- a video game. They go into a - last year we had - what was the one we had two seasons ago?

We had them fall into a video game and study I guess with the noir was one this past season but we like to do big - there was one with Egypt. We did a lot of weird green screen in Egypt but I think this one is just - it isn't one of our - in this one we kind of have fun. It's not - the B stories follow the arc a little bit with him dealing with what happened last season and they're in a different story entirely from Pete and Myka in noir but we just wanted to have fun.

We talked about - for the beginning we talked about doing an episode. It started out as a town gone noir where this whole town had turned into a noir town and Pete and Myka had to go investigate it and then it turned into other story with a writer and his book and they fall into his book and they - I will say this, that Enrico plays a part that is not yet he's part of the noir world but he also kind of isn't and that's something we find out in the story as well.

My favorite part of the episode is aside from everything Enrico does is Missi's singing. It was done again beautiful. It's you know, it's really beautiful. It's so nice to see the episode just stops and Pete and Myka are dancing and Missi's singing and Enrico is over at the bar smoldering. What could be better?

Suzanne Lanoue: Sounds great. I love all the fun and light episodes and it's one of my favorite shows.

Operator: Our next question is a follow up from the line of Tim Holquinn with TV Overmind. Please proceed.

Tim Holquinn: Hi. Jack this one's for you. Just so you know, I watched Double Indemnity last night and Martin Scorsese. I wanted to do my homework. I also watched the Scorsese documentary of noir movies and he was talking about the director and writer sometimes being a smuggler of sort especially in the old decency code days. And I was wondering if there are any direct topics or ideas you smuggled into the subtext of this Warehouse 13 episode that views might not be savvy to on first viewing?

Jack Kenny: When you say smuggle, I know that you're pitching you said in the episode but how do you mean smuggle? Can you clarify a little bit what you mean by smuggler?

Tim Holquinn: Sure. Even in comic books they had to do it where it was the old decency code days.

Jack Kenny: I see. Comedians used to do it. WC Fields had a lot of --- Godfrey Daniels instead of gosh dang it and suffering sciatica for pain in the ass. We do - I donít know how much smuggling we had to do because the codes then and the codes today, what you get away with today you could never put in a movie then so we're already way over the line with that but I will say Double Indemnity is a movie that everybody on the show watched. Eddie and Joe watched it to prepare for the dialogue.

So I think that's got the best back and forth. There are a couple of scenes between Cedric Murray and Barbara --- just go disco machine gun fire, back and forth and I know Joanne really worked on that for the scene she has with Missi where basically she's reading her the right act and it's seen with a detective tells the suspect everything she knows and sort of nails her to the wall and Pete said you've been waiting to play that scene your whole life haven't you?

And so we used Double Indemnity as a real model for this and do we have - you guys remember any sort of sexual sub-context we threw in there that would've gotten past the censors in the 40s? I'm trying to remember any. Enrico does most of it without his pants on but you donít see it because we use different shots. But he plays everything that way in a show he ever does...

Missi Pyle: He's somewhat taller.

Jack Kenny: Yes he can't see...

Missi Pyle: He doesnít need to wear pants.

Jack Kenny: His shirt goes right to his shoes anyway so -

Enrico Colantoni: I'm going to stand here and laugh.

Missi Pyle: Joanne, that was so great. She nailed it to the wall. It was so funny to watch her do that.

Jack Kenny: It was fun for - I know she had fun with it too. We talked about it a lot ahead of time too, here's the theme to watch in Double Indemnity and she watched it. She said, "My gosh, that was so graphic." She wants to go back and do those movies now.

Missi Pyle: Can you write a movie please?

Jack Kenny: Sure a noir movie. That would be huge. Tim, does that answer your question at all?

Tim Holquinn: Yes it does. Thank you.

Jack Kenny: Okay. I'll write you guys - let's do a noir movie together.

Missi Pyle: Okay. Men.

Jack Kenny: It'll pay anything but - Patrick do we have another question?

Operator: Our next question is a follow up from the line of Jamie Ruby with Scifi Vision. Please proceed.

Jamie Ruby: Hi again. So you guys have one specific favorite moment that you can think of in the whole experience?

Missi Pyle: Kissing Enrico. Remember we kissed and we sat there holding us because we froze?

Enrico Colantoni: I loved it. It was amazing.

Missi Pyle: It was literally - we were trying so hard not to laugh.

Jack Kenny: Her nose just kept running too. It was a long kiss too.

Missi Pyle: It was a long - because if you freeze, my nose is running and about to slobble over on you. I'm wearing 7-inch heels. We're kind off balance.

Jack Kenny: --- I can't see Enrico.

Enrico Colantoni: I have you - one take you were actually literally in my arms because we had to go ---

Missi Pyle: --- I'm like I'm falling, I'm falling. He was like I've got you, I've got you.

Enrico Colantoni: She fell off her shoes. That was a good moment. There, we shared the same good moment, Jamie.

Jamie Ruby: That is so fun. Okay guys. But also before I forget Eddie told me to ask you guys and I quote, "How cool was it working with someone as talented and well-hung as Eddie McClintock?"

Jack Kenny: It was so awesome. Talk about a guy not wearing his pants then he goes off and finally --- himself. It's not long but it's very thin. Eddie, he's so dead. I'm so embarrassed. My gosh Eddie is just shameless.

Enrico Colantoni: He has the big golden retriever.

Jack Kenny: And he comes into my office. I know when Eddie's stopped by the office because he's drawn a picture of a penis on my desk every time he ever comes by the office.

Operator: Our next question is a follow up from Tony Tellado with Scifi Talk.

Tony Tellado: Hello again guys. I do have a Galaxy Quest question. As I understand it Enrico you came up with the cadence of your characters talk, the way he spoke in Galaxy Quest.

Enrico Colantoni: Tony, I'm sorry but you're the one guy I can't hear so it comes in and out.

Tony Tellado: Okay. Is that better?

Missi Pyle: He's saying he understood that you came up with a cadence of your character in Galaxy Quest, right?

Enrico Colantoni: Yes that's true. Dean it was in the audition process that we sort of discovered it.

Jack Kenny: It was before you even got the part you came up with it?

Enrico Colantoni: Yes.

Jack Kenny: Wow.

Enrico Colantoni: Yes kind of, sort of. It sort of came in because he's an alien. What does an alien look like? And then Dean said - he gave me a direction that made me think of a Jehovah's Witness. So I took it in that direction with a happy guy knocking on your door, just happy to see you, the innocence.

Missi Pyle: You're so innocent.

Enrico Colantoni: And then he brought us to Thermion school and that's what Missi was talking about. We spent a whole day discovering the walk and the other things.

Missi Pyle: How happy they all are.

Jack Kenny: They're so happy. We're so happy. Weren't they?

Missi Pyle: Did you have another question?

Tony Tellado: Yes. Missi what was it like doing the scene with Tony Shalhoub doing the tentacles and everything and saying Rockwell's classic line?

Enrico Colantoni: My favorite scene.

Missi Pyle: Well that was never in the original script. I think they just realized they didnít have another --- happens with the couple of looks and hand hold in that one scene and at our seat were these two puppeteers with these giant tentacles with a remote - they have them - they were hovering them at our feet and they were all coated with slime and flopping and over us. It was hilarious.

It was --- a lot of people. There were maybe two or three puppeteers at my feet just kind of --- but we did that whole thing. Tony of course - I think the magic of that movie was that every single cast member was even more incredible than the other and it was so fun. Tony is just - other than Enrico maybe my favorite other actor I've ever worked with, just so much fun.

Enrico Colantoni: Remember how torn he was? He was - just early on he'd come in and go I haven't found him yet, I donít know - then he found his bag? He found his little greasy bag.

Missi Pyle: He always had the bag. The character was in the bag.

Enrico Colantoni: Found him, he's right here. Tony found his character when he came with that bag.

Missi Pyle: To answer your question, Tim, this is actually --- that was really my first movie. I had this tiny part in As Good As It Gets and it was just a shocking huge wonderful thing to be able to do that movie and then to be able to --- one or two small --- and to just kind of get to hang out with everybody and smile pretty much.

Jack Kenny: Right from the first scene in the limousine - it was your voice box that broke right?

Missi Pyle: Yes. I remember - my voice box - the description as it was her voice box is broken and it sounds like a baby in a bagpipe. I was like --- a baby in a bagpipe. I was like I'm so happy to be here.

Tony Tellado: Kudos Jack for getting these two together and I'm so looking forward to that film noir episode. It's going to be a lot of fun. I'll even watch it live.

Jack Kenny: You'll have a great time. It's going to be a great episode. Thank you so much.

Enrico Colantoni: What did Tony say? Did Tony say something? Is he gone? Is he there?

Jack Kenny: I think he said he's really looking forward to the episode Monday night. I feel like I'm talking to my grandfather. "He's looking forward to the episode Monday night, grandpa."

Go back to sleep. We'll call you when dinner's ready. Grandpa I think you have to go to the bathroom, too late grandpa.

Operator: I'm still on the line. Our next question is a follow up with Tim Holquinn from TV Overmind. Please proceed.

Jack Kenny: Tim, you didn't have to get back in line. You couldíve asked them all.

Tim Holquinn: Well I was trying to be polite.

Jack Kenny: I appreciate that.

Tim Holquinn: So I have a two-parter for Enrico and one more quick one for Missi. So Enrico, Jack has talked about how much you enjoyed your time on Warehouse 13, so much so that you came back to hang out when you weren't working on an episode you weren't working on. And so first thing I was wondering, if you could compare that environment to any other set on any other show you've ever worked on and you did one just like that and in second week Warehouse 13 owns Aaron Ashmore is rumored to be in the cast of Veronica Mars movie. Can you confirm whether that's true or not yet at this early time?

Enrico Colantoni: I can't confirm who else is in the cast right now. I've read an early draft and a lot of the characters are in there but as to what changes between now and then I can't really say. And not just to blow smoke up Jack's ass but really Warehouse 13 has such a special energy and possibly because I was just a guest and they know how to treat their guests. But on other shows we're usually the ones that extend ourselves so I can only compare it to other guest experiences I've had and I've never been treated better.

Missi Pyle: I concur.

Enrico Colantoni: Eddie first of all is just bouncing off the wall making sure everybody's happy and when Jack shows up suddenly you just see everybody on the crew feel relaxed and his energy is just something that he's bringing in the moment. It didnít feel like a machine that found its groove. It just felt like each episode seems to be a new discovery for them and they're willing to go down that road which is just fantastic.

Tim Holquinn: Okay. And Missi, my last question for you is also a three-parter, one part being about Warehouse 13 and maybe Jack will want to jump in on it. But not about Warehouse 13 I was wondering through your love of music, if you could make an equal amount of money doing in music as you do acting knowing that you're equally talented, would you choose music over acting if you had to choose?

Missi Pyle: That's such a funny question. I do love music and I think like anything I would probably mesh - what I love so much about acting is that you can get to inhabit a character who you can bring the emotion to it and I like improv but I also really like working with great writers, someone who can write, put words in your mouth and you can go deeply inside of you, the words that I wouldn't come up with myself and you can just have them sort of envelope you and that's an experience so collaborative you really are creating something that isn't just in you.

So to me there's something really lovely about being able to play a character but have someone who's another artist give you the dialogue. I love that. Singing is like nothing else. I donít think I could ever choose one over the other but I do love singing. --- as far as like -

Tim Holquinn: I thought that might be your answer. It's probably --- and then lastly -

Missi Pyle: --- so much. Go ahead.

Tim Holquinn: I'm also a musician so yes with a new passion you donít to give it up and you just want to be multilayered and have diversity.

Missi Pyle: I actually donít ever believe anyone will ever make money being a musician.

Tim Holquinn: --- that anymore.

Jack Kenny: No one will what?

Missi Pyle: Make money being a musician.

Jack Kenny: Wow. You heard it here first. The cheery forecast for Missi Pyle, no one will ever make money as a musician. Now you're sounding like my father.

Missi Pyle: --- that you can make.

Jack Kenny: You're sounding like your parents. Why are you doing that? You're never going to make any money doing that.

Missi Pyle: I would've answered that so much more differently if my grandpa wasnít on the phone with me. --- Enrico. He heard it.

Jack Kenny: Say what?

Tim Holquinn: I donít know if you're hearing me. So last week did either of your characters have stunts and how involved were you with them if so?

Missi Pyle: We had a few little stuntsy things.

Enrico Colantoni: Those heels you were in, that was a stunt.

Jack Kenny: I think she already mentioned she had to kiss Enrico. We had to bring in doubles for that.

Missi Pyle: Over and over again.

Enrico Colantoni: We actually had to get up at one point Missi right and move. The bar was very low with you. We had to - I had to walk. That was a stunt --- right there

Jack Kenny: We had that girl fall of the balcony right when she was shot.

Missi Pyle: Yes.

Jack Kenny: We had that stunt. That wasnít none of you guys. If somebody was shot and fell off the balcony and landed on the floor that was Enrico --- place one of the other villains in the show.

Enrico Colantoni: It's great.

Jack Kenny: It's spelled with America but it's... While we're - just off for a second, I just want to do a shout out to Chris Fisher, the director of the episode, our --- director. We always make sure he gets the most difficult episodes because he really makes them sing and Chris shot this with noir angles. He worked very closely with Mike McMurray, the DP to make sure it was lit with noir type lighting.

He had the low angles, the wide shots and the masters that were low and close ups the way they used to do in the noir films. He really gave this such a great feeling of noir and kept that all alive. He was amazing and the script also by the way was written by JP Nichol, a young writer on our staff who's done amazing work with the script as well. So I want to make sure I get those shout outs out there.

Enrico Colantoni: He was the first director I ever met that wore a tie to work and I thought it was a homage to the noir genre but apparently he wears a tie to everything because -

Jack Kenny: He wears a tie and it's usually a tie that has food on it. His clothes are very nice. Nice pickup there. Most of the toilets are covered with some sort of food item. He either buys them that way or he does that to them. He likes to shop in thrift stores. He wears pink suits and he's a lot of fun on set.

Operator: So our final question now comes from the line of Jen Sylvia with NerdSpan.com. Please proceed.

Jen Sylvia: Hi again.

Jack Kenny: Hi Jen.

Jen Sylvia: --- you guys discussed the --- question, I was curious after looking at Syfy.com website if any --- of the costuming and stuff to be released because I bet those will be interesting to look at also.

Jack Kenny: I think they would be. I donít think we'll release any color photos. I donít know what they released but the interesting thing about black and white is you have to really - sorry?

Jen Sylvia: Sorry about that. I was on Syfy. The commercial started.

Jack Kenny: That's okay. You have to adjust the color of black and white. You wouldnít use the real color that we would ordinarily use for something. The green has to be a grayer green or a brighter green to appear a certain shade of gray. So the colors of the costumes, although there's a lot of honestly black and white costumes because for a lot of it the big scene is there and you have - Enrico's in a white dinner jacket and he's in a black tux.

But in terms of the color we do tend to - you would use a much darker lipstick than you would ordinarily use so it comes across as red in black and white so it looks like it's ruby red. So the colors donít always match up to what you would normally expect to see - ordinarily expect to see but I donít know if they released anymore or not.

Jen Sylvia: Well I hope so. Either way what a fascinating way to get the film noir effect that you guys went so deep into it. It's going to be so appreciated when we see it Monday.

Jack Kenny: I think you're going to be amazed. I think everybody's going to love it. It's going to be a favorite.

Jen Sylvia: I can't wait for it.

Operator: We have no further questions at this time so Mr. Morgenstein I'll turn the call back to you.

Gary Morgenstein: Thank you all so very much Missi, Enrico and Jack. Warehouse 13, the special episode, this Monday May 13 at 10PM. Thank you everyone.

Operator: Ladies and gentlemen that concludes the conference for today. We thank you for participation and ask that you disconnect your line.

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