Originally, “Inside Out” was just this piano and vocal song, which was great, but I wanted it to have a little bit more to it and not just be some kind of silly ballad. I said to Jim, “Why don’t we do it like a Dr. Dre song?” I was obsessed with Dr. Dre’s 2001 album and I wanted to do something like that. 2001 is a great-sounding record. There are so many great tunes on it. It’s got a hell of an attitude.
When comedian Jon Benjamin (Bob’s Burgers / Archer) stopped by Late Night Basement, they asked him to lend is voice over skills to some of the most iconic scenes in movie history. In this clip, Benjamin improvs the voice of HAL in one of the biggest scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey.