Penn is back?

Was that Penn Gillette’s voice in the Turkey Day marathon in the intermissions?

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Yes.

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Also, is there a place people are chatting during the marathon?
Edit: found it it the most central section

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THAT’S who that is?!

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yep, he’s been on the last couple live events too. feels so right.

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now if we could just get some good quality bumpers from back in the day… it’d be like a time machine.

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Isn’t that great? Penn was the voice of Comedy Central back in the day. Just hearing him now takes me right back. :grin:

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Ain’t it great? Makes me feel young again, somehow.

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It just feels… Right.

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It was one of those things I didn’t think was necessary until he returned.

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Like Magic Voice.

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Penn is a MSTie himself, from way back. He hosted a half-hour promotional special about the show back in the early years of Comedy Central.

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And I believe he quit Comedy Central precisely because of the way the execs were treating the show.

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(…wait, wrong Penn.)

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Yeah, I love all the promo’s that they have been doing recently with Penn.

According to Reddit, @timryder directed the voiceover sessions. Have any great stories from those sessions ,Tim?

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Don’t misspell Penn’s name or remove the space between his name and ‘is’ or there’s a problem.

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Only that Penn was a true enthusiastic professional who blazed through an hour’s worth of material in about 35 minutes. I only had to correct a couple pronunciations and give him a couple notes on delivery. Otherwise, he just nailed it all. I think he was genuinely excited about doing the VO for MST3K again. It was cool to see.

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Cool to hear as well.

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Honestly, that’s the vibe I got too. I can just hear the “wow!” after he says you’re watching Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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