First Look Video: Meet Animal Practice's "Demanding" Star — Crystal the Monkey!
Crystal, the Monkey and Justin Kirk | Photo Credits: Chris Haston/NBC
Premiering Sept. 26 at 8/7c, Animal Practice marks the first regular TV series gig for Crystal, a showbiz vet known for her appearances in The Hangover Part II and Community. After 16 years of waiting for her first TV series, Crystal is enjoying every ounce of the limelight thus far playing the right-hand
man monkey of misanthropic vet Dr. Coleman (Kirk). But is Crystal enjoying the spotlight a little too much? "She's got a little power. She's getting a little diva-y around here," says co-star Tyler Labine.
Adds executive producer Scot Armstrong: "Hollywood attitudes are hard to deal with. She's very demanding. She insists on having a trailer that's exactly one foot wider than Will Smith's trailer."
However, it seems no matter how big Crystal's head gets, it's hard to hold a grudge. As star JoAnna Garcia Swisher points out, "Who doesn't love a monkey in scrubs?"
Watch this first look video from Animal Practice to get the behind-the-scenes dirt on Crystal's first day on the job and life off the set:A video or other embedded content has been hidden. Click here to view it.
Animal Practice premieres Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 8/7c on NBC.
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