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25th Jan 2018

Domhnall Gleeson just discovered someone very famous loves his sketches on Your Bad Self

Rory Cashin

This is the definition of “Small World”.

Your Bad Self was a comedy sketch show that ran for all of six episodes back in 2010, but it happened to feature some very recognisable faces like Amy Huberman, Michael McElhatton, Hugh O’Connor and one Domhnall Gleeson.

If you’ve never seen it, let us catch you up on what is undoubtedly the show’s most iconic sketch:

Clip via ComedyIreland

Yep, that is Star Wars star Domhnall Gleeson pooping into a bottle.

Anyways, Uproxx are visiting the Sundance Film Festival right now, and had a sit down with Jon Hamm to chat about his new spy-thriller Beirut (which actually looks really good), and this is how their conversation ended:

Interviewer: I have to literally run to another interview that starts in five minutes…

Jon Hamm: Who are you interviewing next?

Interviewer: Domhnall Gleeson and Martin Mull.

Jon Hamm: You know, you should ask Domhnall about his old sketch group. Did you ever see any of his sketch comedy?

Interviewer: I haven’t.

Jon Hamm: Ask Domhnall about Your Bad Self, it’s really funny.

So the interviewer did exactly that, as he sat down to chat to Gleeson and Martin Mull, his co-star in the new comedy A Futile And Stupid Gesture, and Gleeson was more than a little delighted:

Interviewer: I just ran here. I was doing an interview with Jon Hamm down the street and I just barely made it.

Martin Mull: In this air?

Interviewer: It’s rough. And Jon Hamm said to mention to Domhnall that he loves your comedy troupe…

Domhnall Gleeson: From Ireland?

Interviewer: Yes.

Domhnall Gleeson: Which is a mad thing! That Jon Hamm…

Interviewer: He went out of his way to mention it…

Domhnall Gleeson: I did a tiny sketch show in Ireland for a while and then made more sketches of my own to raise money for the house when my grandparents died, with my dad and some people, and we put them online to raise money and stuff. And I’ve heard through various people. Including, like, Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen, they come up to me at a thing to say that they’d really liked it, that Jon Hamm had told them.

Interviewer: So he’s telling everyone.

Domhnall Gleeson: About my sketches back home. It’s just like, that is the most amazing thing in the world.

Interviewer: But you’ve never met Jon Hamm?

Domhnall Gleeson: I’ve never met him.

Interviewer: He’s literally like two blocks away right now.

Domhnall Gleeson: If I bump into him, it’ll really make my day.

So there you have it. You can star in Star Wars and with Leo DiCaprio and in some of the best movies of the decade, and sometimes all people will remember you for is pooping into a bottle. And sometimes that is totally okay.