‘Improv Everywhere’ Flash Mob Gets Off at Katz’s Delicatessen [VIDEO]
Everyone has seen the seminal When Harry Met Sally orgasm scene filmed inside Katz’s Delicatessen (“I’ll have what she’s having”), but few get lucky enough to hear multiple women faking it while dining here. Leave it to Improv Everywhere to make the magic happen. The New York-based “prank collective” took a ticket and surreptitiously scattered themselves throughout the deli. With a cue from the actress playing “Sally,” an array of O-Faces garnished pastrami sandwiches and a climaxing chorus of women stuck it to their deadpanning dates. And the best part is that Katz’s crew had zero idea.
Charlie Todd, creator and director of the flash mob, recaps the experience:
After the performance ended and the crowd applauded, Agent Bonnie John stood up and proclaimed, “I’ll have what they’re having.” Although this line in the film is very matter-of-fact, she had to shout the dialog to be heard. The noise was actually a huge challenge in this mission. Our performers had to be especially loud to draw attention in the noisy, busy restaurant. Although once things really got going, we certainly had everyone’s attention.
This rendition is part of the troupe’s bigger ongoing mission “Movies in Real Life,” which recreates memorable moments from iconic flicks. Check it out below.