Ed Helms

Ed Helms is best known for his scene-stealing roles on both the big and small screen. He will next be seen starring in the Duplass brothers’ “Jeff Who Lives at Home” opposite Jason Segal and Susan Sarandon. Helms will also lend his voice alongside Danny DeVito, Zac Efron and Taylor Swift to Universal’s 3-D animated film “The Lorax,” based on the famous Dr. Seuss children’s book about preserving the environment. Most recently, Helms starred opposite Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis in “The Hangover Part II” the sequel to Todd Phillips’ critical and commercial success “The Hangover,” which drew a worldwide gross of over $467 million and won the 2010 Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Currently, Helms stars in the scene-stealing role of Andy Bernard in the 8th season of NBC’s hit comedy “The Office.” His other television credits include a four-year stint as a Senior Correspondent and writer on the Emmy Award-winning “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and “Arrested Development.”

Guest Appearances

September 6, 2022

This week we’re breaking down “Andy’s Play” and the ladies are joined by Ed Helms! Michael becomes jealous when he discovers his “Law and Order” audition didn’t get him a part in the local production of “Sweeney Todd” but Andy did. Ed Helms shares what it was like to prep for this episode, Angela reveals why Angela Martin looks so cute and Jenna makes orange juice and Baileys for everyone to try inspired by Jim and Pam. Plus there’s a special treat at the end of this episode that will make your heart go on. Enjoy! 

March 21, 2022

Samantha Bee sits down with actor Ed Helms to discuss their formative years on The Daily Show, his new show True Story, the importance of diverse writing rooms, and why it’s important to laugh at yourself.

August 25, 2020

This week we’re breaking down The Return. This is the second episode in the two episode arc with Traveling Salesmen, and you know we have more memories from Greg Daniels for you. We’re also joined by the hilarious Ed Helms, who shares his memories of this episode, including Andy’s ringtone and punching that wall. Then, we talk about Oscar’s return to Dunder Mifflin, Dwight working at Staples, and we get another fan rendition of Heartbreak In The Breakroom by Carmen and Camille. Finally, we get a good Homer Simpson background catch, chat about Jim and Pam’s prank on Andy, and dig into the Micheal-Dwight bromance moment of this episode. Rit dit dit dit doo! 

May 6, 2015

It’s finally time for Bob to claim the pain and despair caused by his childhood bully Barto Lundstrum (Ed Helms). Bob confronts Barto about their past scuffles and moves forward to learn how Barto’s new energy drink company “Motor Juice” has been treating him. Plus, Bob has a special announcement about the future of the show.

October 25, 2013

Best known from Cheap Seats and a little movie called The Hangover, the fantastic Ed Helms visits the calming shores of Sklarbro Country! Ed tells us about how he went from doing stand up in New York to being on The Daily Show, growing up loving the comedy of Sinbad, Jeff Foxworthy, and Rich Hall, watching the Atlanta Braves & Falcons play live a bunch as a kid, and adjusting to life after the major success of The Hangover. Later on, we get Dick Vitale on the phone who’s been a little spooked by Midnight Madness. Make sure to join the Sklar Bros tonight in Lexington, KY and get tickets for their show in St. Louis, MO in November, and their one-hour special tapings at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI.

April 9, 2012

This week we’re giving you Comedy Bang Bang listeners a little treat: Two previously unreleased episodes with some behind-the-curtain commentary courtesy of Scott Aukerman. Today’s episode features Seth Morris in the role he was born to play: Himself! We also meet a brand new character from first-time guest Ed Helms. If you like learning how the bread is made, come back on Thursday for another look inside the Comedy Bang Bang vault.