Ben Loves Chicago 9711

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0:00 Color bars. Episode information screen. 

0:39 “Ben Loves Chicago” introduction sequence. 

1:15 Ben meets with a rapper, Ace Casanova, at a Hollywood Video star to talk about instant rap. The rapper goes up to people and improvises rhyme for them on the spot. He talks about how he got into rapping. 

5:38 Ben visits a store that sells Grateful Dead Memorabilia and related “hippie” products. They talk to the employees and customers about their philosophies as “deadheads.”

10:00 Cut to black. 

11:00 Ben visits the improvisational theater school, Players Workshop. He talks to the owner, others that teach there, some of the actors, and he talks about his own experience with the school. He watches some of the improv games. 

14:44 Ben visits a casket store in Gurnee. Ben looks at the different caskets and talks with the owners about the discounts they offer. 

18:45 Cut to black.

19:45 Ben collaborates with the BLC improvisation group from the Players Workshop. At a diner, they improvise a skit together. 

24:00 Cut to black. 

25:00 P.O. Box. Ben closes the show. Credits. 

26:21 Video ends.

27:02 Tape ends. 



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