The series, which debuted on the Machinima Network back in September 2011, features star of cult classic The Room, Tommy Wiseau. In the latest episode “Fight Night Champion,” as Wiseau tries to spread his holiday warmth and good cheer, he is interrupted by iJustine. From there, things get…messy.
“Working with Tommy is always a fun and interesting experience,” iJustine told Tubefilter. “This was no exception! Studio 8 came to me and asked how I felt about getting my arms ripped off for a video and I instantly agreed!”
This isn’t iJustine’s first project with Wiseau. The duo appeared in the Atom.com comedic horror pilot The House That Drips Blood on Alex (starring Wiseau and premiering at San Diego Comic-Con), which was also produced by Studio 8.
Brock LaBorde, president of Studio 8, shared his thoughts:
“Episode 10 of The Tommy Wi-Show serves three purposes.
- It’s a holiday special that was released 2 weeks after the holidays to help lengthen the holidays and remind everyone that the holidays are special and important.
- It’s our Season 1 finale that ends on a cliffhanger that sets up a radical shift in the show’s direction and universe.
- Of all the episodes, it’s the closest thing to what we want the show’s format to resemble – a talk show/video game review show with comedic sci-fi elements and the signature quirky brilliance of Tommy Wiseau.
In addition to the above three purposes, you the viewer are free to come up with your own purposes which the episode may serve (pending my approval).”