'There's nothing insidious about Happy Bagel Place'
As Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer explained to Stephen Colbert on Tuesday’s Late Show, rainbow bagels are “hot on the scene” in Brooklyn — even though the colorful confections allegedly taste like they’ve been dipped in lip gloss.
But when Colbert took a bite, he and the Broad City duo were transported to Happy Bagel Place, where not everything is as it appears. In the bizarre sketch, the Happy Bagel Babies — the denizens of Happy Bagel Place — are ruled by the Bagel King, a totalitarian leader who does not allow the Bagel Babies to read or meet in groups for fear of a “Bagel Baby revolt.” But the Bagel King need not worry about the Bagel Babies; rather, it is only Colbert who can save them, using his laser-shooting bellybutton. (???)
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Check out the full sketch above to find out whether Colbert saves the Bagel Babies, and to learn just how bad Colbert and Jacobson are at choreographed face-slaps. Below, find out how The Bagel Store makes those rainbow bagels — it’s pretty mesmerizing.
Season 3 of Broad City premieres Wedneday at 10 p.m. ET on Comedy Central — see the opening scene here.