Geek Goes Down on Live TV

You haven’t lived until you’ve humiliated yourself on live television. I had that unique opportunity this morning after doing my regular “LOST” commentary on KITV (the Honolulu ABC affiliate). The next segment was some fitness drills with current and former members of the UH Warriors football team, sponsored by Jamba Juice. I was enlisted to join the news team. The rest is television history.

Aafter the broadcast, of course, we all went upstairs to watch this clip, over and over and over again. In slow-motion, too. Apparently the morning deejays at KCCN even called to check if I was okay… and to laugh heartily.

Mahalo to Clayton for sending me the video to share with the world.

UPDATE: KITV has also posted the clip to its website.

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13 Responses

  1. DaFerret says:

    That was so a slide to safe! At least that little tumble was not without its benefits; like another jamba!

  2. ali says:

    Glad you’re okay! You were such a good sport to jump in and participate like that and then share it with all of us! How about having the football players do a geek challenge event?

  3. Kalei says:

    Glad you didn’t hurt yourself! That was fun. And you’re a good sport! No humilation there. :)

  4. kanahina says:

    thank you for the laugh – you are such a good sport! Glad you are okay!

  5. TS says:

    No sweat, Ryan. This kind of thing happens all the time when I hang out with Ron Menor and Jon Karamatsu.

  6. Watari Goro says:

    Then, by that standard of measure, Ryan, you, sir, are very much among the living!
    *Ouch!*
    I hope you’re okay!

  7. mel says:

    Just remembered now, it’s Neilsen sweeps month! That’s why this goofy stuff is shown… ratings, ratings, ratings….

  8. NEENZ says:

    The video is no longer up, but I applaud you for sharing your moment with world. You’re still OBI WAN KENOBI to me. :)

    Aloha,
    NEENZ.

  9. yakul says:

    Oh man, glad you’re okay! The football guys should give you a couple of season tickets for being a good sport! hint hint.

    On a sidenote … I envy you. I’ve always dreamed of being interviewed by a banana! XD

  10. ET says:

    Okay it wasn’t as bad as i expected. ;-)

  11. Burt says:

    You made my sides ache. You’re such a good sport.

  12. Chris says:

    hahahahahaha, you’re a good man ryan
    thanks for sharing, glad you’re ok!

  13. Graeme says:

    10/10 Ryan! Always top entertainment whenever you’re around!! Love to Jen!! :o)

    G.

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