Alternate endings aren’t cool. You know what’s cool? Alternate intros. And since nothing is cooler than Camp Firewood, it only makes sense that Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later” would have one. Watch it below.
It finds Coop (Michael Showalter) at a diner just before he and the rest of the Camp Firewood gang reunite as promised. Asked by his waitress what he’d like, the aspiring author replies, “An ending to my book would be great.” The awkward back-and-forth that follows is as David Wain-y as these exchanges come, and ends with Coop joking that “there’s only one writer here” to which the waitress responds, “You’re right, I’m never gonna amount to anything.” Awkward silence ensues, followed by those joyous opening credits.
All eight episodes of “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later” are now streaming on Netflix and, though not quite as hilarious as 2015’s “First Day of Summer,” they’re well worth your time.
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