Transcript for 'Black-ish' Behind the Scenes with Michael Strahan
From "Good morning America" to "Live with Kelly and Michael," Michael Strahan is no stranger to television. That said, when he got the chance to make his ABC primetime debut, the nerves set in and fast. Hey! Whoa, whoa! Don't you drop my apples! Reporter: Don't adjust your TV screens, that's me, Michael Strahan, guest starring on this week's episode of "Black-ish." Or should we call it "Gap-ish"? I'm on the set of "Black-ish," Halloween episode, playing Anthony Anderson's cousin junebug. Your real name! Tea kettle! Aahhh! Everybody thinks Anthony and I look alike. We decided to be on this episode to prove we are not the same person. I'm so excited. I am ready for my closeup. Let me get into character. Let's go. What's up? Reporter: Before we start rolling some acting advice courtesy of my costars. I'm glad I'm here and thank you for having me because a lot of people think you and I are the same people. I'm going to show them something. My gap has chose. And his is wide. Immensely. I think it's a compliment to me because I've been in the gym. So for them to confuse me with this? I'll take that any day. Many men aren't going to be happy with what I'm just saying. What are we looking forward to? You're going to be scary. Yes? Very strong. Yes? Keep going. Very handsome. Oh! There's a lot of acting. No! I was feeling good about myself until you said that. You play a mother to four kids. It's amazing. It's probably one of my favorite parts. Working with Anthony, the kids. Kids everywhere. Reporter: I got schooled by the pint-sized performers. Kids. Yeah. I am so nervous. What kind of advice do you have? Help me calm down, please. Oh, okay. If you like mess up on your lines, it's okay to mess up. Because everybody messes up. Even I mess up wow. Even this guy. Even he messes up? Everyone messes up. I don't picture you messing up. Do you ever laugh in the middle of the scene? Oh, sometimes, especially working with Anthony. Because you know Anthony's a goofy person. He likes to make faces when the camera's not on him. Roof, roof, roof! I bite the side of my tongue, nod. Mm! Every time I watch and I see you like this? Yeah. I have to make it a little more subtle. So it's not like this. I'm on set, I've got to get back to work. Check out "Black-ish." Michael, get your Back to work, man! Come on! And "Black-ish" airs Wednesday nights at 9:30 eastern right here on ABC. Our thanks to Michael Strahan
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