Before They Were Stars: Bill Nye the Science Guy Performs Stand-Up Comedy on Seattle Public Access

Before he was Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill Nye wanted to be a stand-up comedian, and in this clip he does his first stand-up set on Seattle Public Access Station 29 in the early 80’s. I wish I could say that he kills it, but frankly, I think that Nye was always destined to be more of a science-based entertainer than a full-on comedian. At one point during his set he talks about some transistorized piece of Japanese equipment, and for that brief moment, you can see the future of his career.

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