The Story of Doing Improv with the Farrelly Brothers

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 18:15

In this week's Academy Originals, actor/comedian Harland Williams talks about collaborating with the Farrelly Brothers and how he came up with his iconic lines in "There's Something About Mary" and "Dumb and Dumber."

"I think they like to do a lot of pranks. They like to keep their actors, their crew,  on their toes," said Williams of the siblings' directorial style. "They kind of like to set the tone. It's like, 'okay, these guys are crazy, this movie's crazy. I guess anything goes.'"

For another glimpse of a funnyman examining film, check out Patton Oswalt choosing a movie in our extensive Academy Archive.