Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson is a Canadian television actor and comedian, best known for his time as a member of the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall.

Guest Appearances

June 28, 2021

Andy revisits some of his favorite moments on the podcast to celebrate the 100th episode. This week’s episode features Maria Bamford, Will Arnett, Deon Cole, Zach Galifianakis, Nicole Byer, and Scott Thompson.

November 5, 2020

Sketch comedy icon Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall) talks with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about the return of The Kids in the Hall, playing Tonya Harding in a sketch for Late Night with Conan, how his many appearances on Conan made Garry Shandling hire him on The Larry Sanders Show, and his remote with Conan exploring Toronto. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener question about Late Night characters who might have bombed over the years.

Scott Thompson Gives Conan A Tour of Toronto:

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September 9, 2019

Actor and comedian Scott Thompson sits down with Andy Richter to talk about having heart to hearts with his dad about concrete, his biggest childhood literary influence, and learning to look forward to retirement. Plus, Scott discusses the writing goal he aspires to most as well as his new podcast PTSDiva.

This episode is sponsored by VitaCup ( code: THREEQUESTIONS) and Away ( code: THREEQUESTIONS).

February 10, 2019

Comedian Scott Thompson sits down with Cameron live at SF Sketchfest to discuss performing as an out gay person, Queer Eye, and being seduced by a fan couple.

This episode is sponsored by Green Chef (

August 19, 2018

Paul F. Tompkins gets philosophical in welcoming listeners back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is actor/comedian Scott Thompson of The Kids in the Hall! Scott chats about what song he puts on when a hookup comes over, becoming content with himself, and staging an countrywide intervention for the US. Then, they are joined by improvisers Colleen Smith, Chris Grace, and Mano Agapion, to improvise a story set in a High School Auditorium. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!


This episode is sponsored by Leesa (

July 26, 2018

Sketch comedy legend and best Canadian Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall) joins Dave and Matt this week to gush about the Kardashians, figure out who is a Muffin, Horse or Bird, and reveal secrets from the oldest bathhouse in LA. Plus, coming out in the 80’s, small batch poppers and Dave + Matt both agree Mamma Mia 2 is the best movie of all time.

This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon ( code: HOMO), hims (, and Dollar Shave Club (