Jensen Ackles Had Four 40th Birthday Parties


WOW. IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE THAT YOUR SHOW HAS BEEN ON 13 SEASONS NOW.>>HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN ON?>>Jimmy: 15 SEASON ZBS>>Jimmy: 15 SEASON EASONS.>>SEE? YOU’VE GOT ME BEAT. I’M JUST TRYING TO KEEP UP WITH YOU.>>Jimmy: THAT’S A LOT OF SEASON ZBLPZ IT IS.>>Jimmy: YOU MUST LIKE THE PEEP YOU WORK WITH. THE PART.>>I DON’T. I LOST A BET. NO, I DO.>>Jimmy: HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED DOING THE SHOW?>>LET’S SEE. 27. BECAUSE I JUST TURNED 40 LAST WEEK. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>Jimmy: THEY’RE HAPPY YOU’RE ALIVE.>>SOMEONE JUST GOES, WOW. [ LAUGHTER ] I DON’T KNOW IF THAT WAS GOOD OR BAD.>>Jimmy: IT CAN BE TAKEN EITHER WAY. I’M GUESSING-G THOUGH. JUST JUDGING BY YOUR FACE I’M GOING TO SAY GOOD.>>WELL, THANK YOU. [ CHEERS ]>>Jimmy: WHAT DID YOU DO FOR YOUR 40th BIRTHDAY? DID YOU HAVE A BIG CELEBRATION?>>I HAD FOUR.>>Jimmy: FOUR OF THEM 37. >>WELL, MY WIFE THOUGHT IT WAS — YOU’VE GOT TO DO A SURPRISE PARTY. SO WE HAD THIS GREAT LITTLE SURPRISE DINNER. IT WAS THE DAY AFTER MY BIRTHDAY. AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS GREAT, AWESOME, GOOD TIMES. THEN THE NEXT DAY THERE WAS ANOTHER SURPRISE. AND IT WAS ANOTHER AFTERNOON TYPE OF THING. AND THEN — SO THAT WAS GREAT. GOOD, DONE. I SHOULD SAY THE FIRST ONE, THE VERY FIRST ONE WAS ON MY BIRTHDAY, AND IT WAS MY 4 1/2-YEAR-OLD. THAT WAS THE ONLY ONE THAT I REALLY CARED ABOUT.>>Jimmy: RIGHT.>>AND SHE DRESSED ME UP. AND THERE WAS CANDLES. AND I HAD GLASSES THAT HAD A 4 AND A 0 ON THEM. THERE’S A PICTURE SOMEWHERE. SO THAT WAS GREAT. AND THEN THE LAST AND FINAL ONE WAS A WEEK LATER. WE WERE UP IN VANCOUVER WHERE WE SHOOT “SUPERNATURAL,” AND I JUST THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO DINNER WITH A COUPLE OF THE CREW AND A FEW CASTMATES, AND IT ENDED UP BEING ABOUT 460 PEOPLE, ALL CREW AND PAST CREW AND CAST OF THE PAST 13 YEARS. IT WAS ALL IN ONE BUILDING, AND IT WAS OVERWHELMING TO SAY THE LEAST.>>Jimmy: I WOULD THINK SO. THEY MUST LIKE YOU I GUESS.>>OR IT WAS THE FREE BOOZE.>>Jimmy: YOU OWN, WHAT, A BAR OR A BREWERY, SOME COMBINATION OF THOSE TWO THINGS?>>SPEAKING OF FREE BOOZE. YES. I — WE BREW OUR OWN. MY WIFE AND I AND MY BROTHER-IN-LAW OPENED UP A CRAFT BREWERY IN AUSTIN.>>Jimmy: THAT EXPLAINS IT.>>A BROTHER-IN-LAW. THAT’S HOW YOU WIND UP INVESTING IN THINGS LIKE A BREWERY.>>STRAIGHT DOWN.>>Jimmy: HOW IS IT GOING?>>IT’S GOING REALLY GOOD. WE OPENED — WE’VE BEEN BREWING NOW FOR QUITE A WHILE. BUT WE FINALLY OPENED THE TASTING ROOM THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR. AND WE THOUGHT, YOU KNOW, WE DIDN’T WANT TO MAKE TOO BIG OF A DEAL ABOUT, IT WE THOUGHT WE’D JUST LIMB NP AND OPEN IT UP. ON A WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE LINE WAS OUT TO THE PARKING LOT. IT WAS A TWO-HOUR LINE JUST TO GET INTO THE BUILDING.>>Jimmy: LIKE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY. WOW.>>SO WE SCRAM SXBLD LUBLED AND WE HAD A COUPLE STUART PEOPLE THERE. ONE OF THEM — WELL, THEY’RE BOTH VETERANS. AND THEY SAID, LISTEN, WE CAN PUT THE VETERAN BAT SIGNAL UP AND GETS SOME VETS HERE ASAP. IT’S LIKE A SOCIAL MEDIA THING. I SAID GREAT, LET’S DO IT.>>Jimmy: TO MAINTAIN ORDER. >>WHATEVER WE NEED. BAR BACKING, WASHING DISHES, CHANGING KEGS, WHATEVER IT MIGHT BE.>>Jimmy: GOT YOU.>>AND TWO GUYS STOOD UP IN THE BREWERY. THEY WERE LIKE YEAH, WHAT DO YOU NEED US TO DO? AND THEY STILL WORK FOR US NOW.>>Jimmy: SO YOU AALLOW THEM TO DRINK ON THE JOB.>>NO. THESE GUYS, THEY WERE PATRONS IN THE BAR BUT NOW THEY WORK FOR US BECAUSE THEY IMMEDIATELY LIKE ANSWERED THE CALL. WHICH IS, YOU KNOW — >>Jimmy: THAT’S BEAUTIFUL.>>AMAZING U.S. VETERANS. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>Jimmy: I GUESS SO. I LOVE THIS IDEA. YOU GUYS, FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVEN’T SEEN THE SHOW, YOU GUYS GO AROUND AND YOU ENCOUNTER ALL SORTS OF SUPERNATURAL OBVIOUSLY BEINGS. YOU’RE LOOKING FOR LUCIFER. YOU’VE GOT DEMONS. THERE’S ALL SORTS OF THINGS GOING ON.>>WHEN YOU SAY IT LIKE THAT — >>Jimmy: BUT IT IS HOW IT IS.>>THAT’S HOW IT IS.>>Jimmy: SO SOMEBODY CAME UP WITH THE IDEA THAT YOU GUYS WOULD MERGE WITH SCOOBY DOO. WHICH IS BASICALLY WHAT THEY DO, TOO, RIGHT?>>LISTEN, JIMMY, 13 YEARS INTO IT WE’VE GOT TO COME UP WITH SOME IDEAS THAT ARE OUTSIDE THE BOX.>>Jimmy: DID YOU NOT LIKE THIS IDEA WHEN YOU HEARD IT?>>I FLIPPED FOR IT. I GREW UP WATCHING SCOOBY DOO. THEY ORIGINALLY SAID LISTEN, WE’RE THINKING ABOUT AN ANIMATED EPISODE. WELL, I IMMEDIATELY LOVED IT BECAUSE THAT MEANT TIME OFF.>>Jimmy: IT’S EASIER FOR YOU. SURE.>>THEN WHEN I FOUND OUT THAT IT WAS ACTUALLY GOING TO BE A SCOOBY DOO ANIMATION, THEN IT WAS JUST — >>Jimmy: WE HAVE THE CLIP OF HOW IT HAPPENS. TAKE A LOOK.>>LET’S GIVE THIS BAD BOY A TEST RUN, HUH? WHAT THE HELL? WHAT JUST — >>YOU’RE A CARTOON!>>I’M IN A CARTOON!>>Jimmy: AND THEN YOU RUN INTO THE GANG. [ APPLAUSE ] IS IT G-RATED IN THE WAY SCOOBY DOO WAS, OR ARE YOU STILL LIKE TEARING THE GUTS OUT OF PEOPLE AND — >>IT TOES THE LINE. I WILL SAY THAT MY CHARACTER DEAN EVER TRYING TO BE THE LADIES’ MAN THAT HE’S NOT, IT WAS TAKEN WITH DAPHNE. OBVIOUSLY.>>Jimmy: NOT A VELMA GUY?>>I KIND OF FEEL LIKE SHE WAS A LITTLE CURVIER IN THIS PARTICULAR EPISODE OF “SUPERNATURAL.”>>Jimmy: IS THAT RIGHT? THEY SEXED IT UP?>>THEY SEXED HER UP A BIT. I MEAN, THERE’S A MOMENT WHERE THE ANIMATED DEAN LOOKS AT HER. HE’S LIKE, OH. AND THEN THEY CUT TO HER AND IT’S LIKE I DON’T REMEMBER HER HAVING THAT. PRIMETIME.>>Jimmy: WELL, THERE YOU GO. IT’S A SPECIAL SCOOBY DOO-THEMED EPISODE OF “SUPERNATURAL.” THURSDAY NIGHT 8:00 ON THE CW.

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