Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg is an informal interview-style show in which comedian David Steinberg talks with famous comedians and comic actors. Each show features Steinberg and one guest.
Mike Myers and David Steinberg speculate about what people mean when they call Canadians nice ("Are people really trying to say that we are wussies or asexual?"), how Monty Python is a form of birth control and how Mike met his wife and how "far" they went on their first two dates.
Larry David talks with David Steinberg about the jobs he had to take as a struggling comic including one as a private chauffeur for an elderly woman who insisted he wear a uniform, his views on the sexual revolution and his unsuccessful attempts to get involved in it and how he loves the scenes in which he gets cursed out in Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Bob Newhart sits down with David and tells how he started his professional career as an accountant, and his pride in being a Vegas headliner while Don Rickles was performing in the lounge. Newhart also shares his insights on the trust between comedians, "As opposed to the rest of show business, when two comedians meet they talk about the worst audiences they've ever had and their worst shows."
During his discussion with David Steinberg, Martin Short recalls his early days growing up as a stage-struck kid in a small Canadian town, his start as a singer and dancer and his move to New York. Short also displays his talent as a master impressionist doing everyone from Robin Williams to Liza Minelli…and even David Steinberg.
In this episode, David Steinberg talks to Jon Lovitz about his early years as a suburban kid with a funny dad, his time with the improv group "The Groundlings," and his big break on Saturday Night Live where he created memorable characters including Master Thespian and The Pathological Liar.