Thomas Middleditch Went to 'WWF with Swords' on His Favorite Birthday

Thomas Middleditch (Richard Hendricks on Silicon Valley) talks about his affinity for Medieval Times, which he calls 'WWF with swords' in this episode of Birthday Stories.

Released on 3/10/2018

Credits

Starring: Thomas Middleditch

Transcript

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[Interviewer] What was your favorite birthday,
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not year but event on your birthday?
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Well,
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my 30th we went to Medieval Times.
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Which was a great evening because a lot of people showed up,
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and that show is so ridiculous.
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It's WWF with swords.
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[Interviewer] And you get a dinner?
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Oh God, you get a dinner.
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You eat with your hands.
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You've never been?
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[Interviewer] No never.
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You've never been to Medieval Times?
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You go there, you get a plate.
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You see this whole show.
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There's a story going on, a loose story.
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They joust, it's totally ridiculous.
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It's a lot of telegraph moves.
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Coming at ya.
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Like uh.
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Anyway, but you get a thing of pheasant or mashed potatoes
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or something.
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You eat with your hands, it's great.
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You're like me, more diet soda.
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It's insane.
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You root for your knight,
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and your knight probably will lose, but hey,
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you could be like me, I'm three for six.
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That ain't half bad.
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Actually, that's exactly half bad.
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That's 100% half bad.
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(laughing)