Artie: “Somehow, Los Angeles supports *eight* different burger chains. I don’t know how that’s possible.”
Howard: “What’s the big one out there?”
Artie: “Well, In-and-Out is a big one… Well, they have McDonald’s and Burger King but they also have In-and-Out, Fatburger… Astro Burger.”
Howard: “What’s the best one?”
Robin: “And then Jack-in-the-Box(?) is still–”
Artie: “Jack-in-the-Box is still there, and Carl’s… Right around the corner from where we shot MadTV there was an Astro Burger. Oh my god! It was *so* fucking good!”
Howard: “Is that the best?”
Artie: “…to me it was. It was right by the Paramount lot and there was like only three or four Astro Burgers. In-and-Out is great…”
Audio here (2:49:22, 495.76k).
So they mentioned seven burger chains:
- Burger King
- Carl’s Jr.
- Fat Burger
- Astro Burger
Notable omissions include Wendy’s and Tommy’s.
Does Fuddrucker count?
And a friend said Arby’s doesn’t count since they serve roast beef.
(Listening to this talk about burgers, dammit, now I’m hungry.)