Nearly as a big a Soup staple as McHale himself, Mankini brings a warm weirdness to each and every bit he’s in. And truth be told, he rocks a string bikini better than most!
Matt the Intern
We challenge you to name one other person who could strut onto a stage and take a (fake) bullet as gracefully (and hilariously) as The Soup‘s shirtless and oiled-up “intern.” (Soup-y disclaimer: He’s been a pretty outstanding boyfriend to TVLine’s Meg Masters for the past five years, too.)
The Soup‘s furry little mascot has the audience in the palm of his… paw. His adorable howl has even become synonymous with the series, and is echoed by the audience at every live taping.
Who knew that a dramatic reading of a promiscuous teen’s Twitter feed would lead to one of the show’s most memorable characters in nearly a decade?
They’re geeky, they’re horny and they somehow manage to make any bit they’re a part of that much better.