Kevin Farley dishes on 'Chris Farley - Anything for a Laugh'

The brother of the late comedian discusses what fans can expect from the new A&E documentary.
3:50 | 05/23/19

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Transcript for Kevin Farley dishes on 'Chris Farley - Anything for a Laugh'
And we are back with a look back at the legendary comedian Chris Farley. It comes from a new documentary about the "Saturday night live" phenom who died 22 years ago. Take a look. Old man is going to be your shadow. There's you, there's -- Reporter: He broke out on "Snl." Everybody needs a second chance So many memorable characters. I thought you were trying to lose weight. Lay off me, I'm starving. Reporter: And on the big screen, Chris Farley stole scenes in "Tommy boy." Look, the rhino is getting -- Him too afraid to get out. Reporter: And "Billy Madison." Everybody on, good, great, grand, wonderful. No yelling on the bus. Reporter: He rose so fast in the '90s then fell so hard killed by a drug overdose at age 33. What a ball of energy he was. I mean just nuclear. Reporter: In the new A&E special, "Chris Farley, anything for a laugh," friends and family share their memories. He was my idol. He was one of those guys -- he's one of us. Reporter: Reflect on how Farley's contributions to comedy have eed. We're joined by Chris Farley's younger brother Kevin. Thanks for coming in this morning. Thanks, George. So the title "Anything for a laugh." That's him. Pretty much. I thought it was a pretty appropriate -- he would do anything for a laugh a lot of times. He was that kind of guy, yeah, I mean he was a guy that when we were growing up, if you -- you're hanging out and say, hey, Chris, I dare you to do that. He'd do it. You say in some ways every character a version of your dad. Yeah, my dad was a really loud boisterous guy and had a lot of the same movements that Chris did and would imitate dad and his voice was that loud scream voice that's pretty much my dad, yeah. When you were growing up could you imagine that he was going to become this kind of star. No, no, I was worried for the poor guy. He's your older brother and you were worried. No, I didn't know what was going to happen. I'm like what is going to happen to his life, wow and then yeah, then he got on second city down in Chicago and then he got to be the main stage there and that's when I kind of knew like, oh, wow -- He's got it. He's got something going on. Looked at my life and I'm like, what am I going to do. One things we learn in the documentary seeing these tributes from so many established comedians and actors. There's a lot of stories. When, you know, I talked to a lot of arcs that worked with him, there's always a story with Chris and it's usually a crazy story and it's a great story but he always made life fun, you know, to be when you're working with him and that kind of thing, he liked to have fun on set and make people laugh and so there's a lot of great stories. People will a lot of great story. Saw that touching tribute to your brother from Adam Sandler a couple weeks ago. Yeah, they were really good friends so that was really nice of Adam to do that. Nice we're having another special here like right after that and it's really touching that Adam did that and they were just really good friend, you know, really good friends. We learn really about, you know, you look back and saw so many of the clips right there. Your brother really did make a difference in this whole comedic world. He did which is, you know, a great legacy for him, you know. I think people look back -- as I watch it now it still stands up. You still laugh at it so through the time as time goes by here, it still holes up. His comedy still holds up which is a great thing for him and proud of him and all the things he did, yeah. You should be. Thanks for coming on.

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