We Finally Got The Whole Story Behind Dumb Starbucks On Last Night's "Nathan For You"

“We don’t want our customers to get sick, but if they do, technically that’s part of the artistic experience.”


Months ago, comedian Nathan Fielder caused a media frenzy with "Dumb Starbucks" — a parody Starbucks store he created for an episode of his show Nathan For You.


Months ago, comedian Nathan Fielder caused a media frenzy with " Dumb Starbucks " — a parody Starbucks store he created for an episode of his show Nathan For You .


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The now-infamous stunt finally aired last night, and it was hilarious.


The now-infamous stunt finally aired last night, and it was hilarious.


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Here's the real story behind Dumb Starbucks: Fielder originally came up with the idea for a parody Starbucks to help out a struggling business owner.


Here's the real story behind Dumb Starbucks: Fielder originally came up with the idea for a parody Starbucks to help out a struggling business owner.


The coffee-shop owner, Elias, was weary at first but finally agreed to pursue a parody Starbucks with Fielder, as long as he didn't get a lawsuit from the corporation.


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Fielder visited a lawyer to seek legal counsel, and ended up getting the attorney to sign a document saying he beared responsibility if Starbucks sued.





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