Fred Armisen Makes Hilarious 'Big Mouth' Confession


| LAST UPDATE 11/04/2021

By Scarlett Adler
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In a world filled with hormone monsters and alternate universes, all odds are off. Lucky for us, that's where Fred Armisen comes into play. The Big Mouth star recently sat down to let us in on some backstage secrets on the hit animated series. And once you hear what he had to say for himself, we're sure you'll feel just as amused as we were. Keep scrolling.

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On Wednesday, November 3, the 54-year-old star sat down with Jimmy Fallon to talk about his latest on-screen adventures - including, of course, his time on Big Mouth. Ever wonder who Mr. Kroll's muse is? We've got a feeling the answer might just surprise you.

"I did the voice to sound like Henry Winkler," the actor confessed to the Tonight Show host of his character's inspiration. Why - aside from the fact that 'Fonzie' is a whizz at making us laugh, of course? Believe it or not, it was the comedian's time off-screen that caught Armisen's attention.

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"In interviews, he's very - very warm," the Big Mouth actor explained. "He's sincere, and he talks about - you can hear a little bit of New York in there," he added. Which, well, he wasn't wrong. But while his hilarious impression has yet to catch Winkler's attention, perhaps it will when season 5 comes rolling around.

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In case you forgot, we'll be keeping up with Mr. Kroll and our favorite hormonal teens very soon. As Netflix proudly announced back in September, the latest installment of the hit series is slated to return to our screens on November 5. And if you're anything like us, you've already got that reminder set. But if by some chance you don't, we've got the deets on what you can expect this time around.

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Aside from a whole lot of naughty business, season 5 will be filled with all the good stuff: "Romantic confessions, angry tirades, and vicious rumors... as lovebugs and hate worms wriggle their way into the hearts of the Bridgeton Middle crew," Netflix teased of Big Mouth. Make sure to join in on the fun when we head back to school on November 5.