One of the most popular sketches originating from the Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele sketch comedy series. key and peel It was the substitute teacher’s sketch. Key played Mr. Garvey, a high-strung inner-city teacher who had trouble pronouncing the names of his white, middle-class students, like Aaron as AA Ron or Jacqueline as Jay-kwellin. Well, Key has taken on his role as the iconic substitute teacher in a new commercial for the Paramount+ streaming service.
Perched atop Paramount Mountain, Mr. Garvey calls roll for a cast of animated and human characters, including Dora the Explorer, Bumblebee, Murf and more. The end of the commercial also includes a callback to the first sketch of the substitute teacher thanks to an appearance by Los Angeles Rams player Aaron Donald.
While speaking with Entertainment Weekly for an oral history of the sketch, Keegan-Michael Key said the concept immediately caught the interest of everyone in the writers’ room. “During the pitch meeting, once the premise was announced, the entire writers room, it was like crazed sharks after someone had been thrown into the water.Clave said. “They all had an example of a name that they thought might work.The sketch turned out to be so popular that Paramount Pictures even started a substitute teacher movie, but it’s been some time since we last heard about it.
Keegan-Michael Key recently met with Jordan Peele to wendell and savage, a stop-motion animated film from The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick. The film follows two scheming demon brothers (voiced by Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key) who enlist the help of 13-year-old Kat Elliot (Lyric Ross) to summon them to the Land of the Living. wendell and savage it’s now streaming on Netflix, and you can check out a review from our very own Cody Hamman here.