Mayim Bialik has revealed her mother’s unusual routine every time Danger! episode aired.
Actress, scientist, filmmaker and now joint host Danger!Bialik spoke about her family’s reaction to her new job when she appeared as a guest The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Bialik, 46, handled the hosting Danger! in 2021 and shares hosting duties with Ken Jennings. she told news week about her experience on the show and fan reaction to her new role as host.
Speaking to Corden about her family’s reaction, she said her mother in particular was invested.
“She was excited, but she didn’t know what about it Danger! is. She kept asking me, ‘Why is everything in question?’ It’s a true story,” Bialik said.
Danger! has aired in various forms since 1964, making it one of the longest-running shows on US television.
Now that Bialik’s mom has become an avid viewer, Mayim said she receives a text message after every episode of her airs.
“She will send me screenshots of each episode in case I forgot what I wore in that particular episode. I get a little report like, ‘I really liked that blazer, not that crazy about that top.’
“And she always manages to screenshot where I am,” Bialik pauses to mimic an unflattering facial expression, “right in the middle of it, and I’d just be like, ‘She’s been finding one for a whole half hour better screenshot.'”
Bialik also spoke about the special Danger! Series, Celebrity Danger!which airs every Sunday on ABC and the next day on Hulu.
While host Corden and guest Max Greenfield have said they’re badmouthing the game, bandleader and comedian Reggie Watts is a guest on the current season of Celebrity Danger!
“You know who was good? This guy,” Bialik said, gesturing to Watts, 50, “He’s an exceptionally smart, well-read, accomplished person.” Bialik declined to say whether Watts won or lost his episode.
The first episode of Celebrity Danger! aired on Sunday with 33-year-old Marvel star Simu Liu (Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) against favorite Andy Richter, 55, and SNL’s Ego Nwodim, 34, to reach the semi-finals.
On the October 2 show, Watts will compete against comedian Iliza Shlesinger, 39, and chef Eddie Huang, 40. The following week, actress Constance Wu (40) will compete against comedian Ike Barinholtz (45) and former NBA star Jalen Rose (49).
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