What Does Millennial Late Night Writer Karen Chee Know: Bop It, Ivan Drago

Seth Meyers quizzes 20-something Late Night writer Karen Chee on how many things from the past she can recognize, like Tammy Faye Bakker and Max Headroom, while she tests him on his "millennial" knowledge.
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What Does Millennial Late Night Writer Karen Chee Know: Bop It, Ivan Drago- Late Night with Seth Meyers

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  1. david mckesey

    david mckesey

    15 uur geleden

    Amelia bedila maybe

  2. david mckesey

    david mckesey

    15 uur geleden

    She is so bubbly

  3. Alexis B

    Alexis B

    17 uur geleden

    Way better than Ellen's segment...js

  4. rogy rabbit

    rogy rabbit

    20 uur geleden

    the only KAREN i want hear about ......

  5. Samantha Frawley

    Samantha Frawley

    Dag geleden

    How does Karen not know a bop it?! Lol I’m 27 and I had all the bop it’s

  6. Bethany


    Dag geleden

    I'm four years older than Karen and I always know about half of each generation... The 7-Up one I was able to guess what soda it was from based on the colors but at first I thought it was some sort of early Kool-Aid Man. I was the bomb at Bop-it.



    Dag geleden

    Here's something I never realized until watching this video: 7-Up's "Cool Spot" and those two "Veggie Tales" cartoons look remarkably similar to the "M&M's" mascots. Chocolate ... I need some chocolate right now. Better go find myself some... 'Bye!

  8. CubeOfCheese


    Dag geleden

    She's so wonderful!

  9. ArtVande1ay1


    2 dagen geleden

    I cannot fathom someone who knows so little about pop culture that they wouldn't even recognize Rocky.

  10. Micah - Circle Kith

    Micah - Circle Kith

    2 dagen geleden

    I live for this series!

  11. Sabrina


    2 dagen geleden

    I'm 26, a millennial. Karen is sweet but her knowledge of popular culture is not representative of millennial knowledge.

  12. Dan Simms

    Dan Simms

    2 dagen geleden

    I love this segment that you two do. I think even more so because I am about the perfect age right between you both, and know of mostly all the references.

  13. StopMyFall36


    3 dagen geleden

    I refuse to believe she doesn’t recognize a bop it lol

  14. Kate Harrington

    Kate Harrington

    3 dagen geleden

    Yeah if she doesn’t know Bop It I don’t think she’s old enough to be a millennial

  15. Chiara D'Amore-Klaiman

    Chiara D'Amore-Klaiman

    3 dagen geleden

    The band is ChumbaWAMba, not ChumbaWUMba. Other than that, awesome video! Oh! Jesus! I love it. 😆

  16. Nancy Ellen Peden

    Nancy Ellen Peden

    3 dagen geleden

    Nice to see Karen upgraded.

  17. Lynn Dobbs

    Lynn Dobbs

    3 dagen geleden

    Well. I knew Veggie Tales, Max Headroom, and Tammy Fay Baker. I'm 71 and know almost nothing about the cultural world of either of you!

  18. Sandeep Jani

    Sandeep Jani

    4 dagen geleden

    I did this with a co-worker after I mentioned how a website is so clunky that it might as well be a Geocities website. I got a blank face from her, and had to explain 1990’s internet.

  19. Michael O'Brien

    Michael O'Brien

    4 dagen geleden

    Wow. I met a guy dressed as Cool Spot at my local grocery store as a kid circa 1992

  20. Sylvius the Mad

    Sylvius the Mad

    4 dagen geleden

    I have a Bop-It shaped like R2-D2. The voice is C-3PO, but the model is R2-D2. Cool Spot replaced the Uncola guy.

  21. Diana Zeppa

    Diana Zeppa

    4 dagen geleden

    "This was funny!" Haha!! ("Love your show!") 😳😌🎑

  22. Ceci Rajah 1

    Ceci Rajah 1

    4 dagen geleden

    I think Seth would admire Veggie Tales. I'm not American but I got to watch them for the first time in my early 20s and I find them to be very well-written in comedy.



    4 dagen geleden


  24. gregory boyce

    gregory boyce

    4 dagen geleden

    Should I feel old for knowing these?

  25. Nathaniel Anderson

    Nathaniel Anderson

    5 dagen geleden

    Cool spot looks suspiciously like an M&M

  26. Nathaniel Anderson

    Nathaniel Anderson

    5 dagen geleden

    You should have put a picture of Mr T and ask her if the prase " I PITTY THE FOOL " Means anything to her.

  27. Golden Gurl

    Golden Gurl

    5 dagen geleden

    What does Karen know always makes me smile!

  28. rainey53


    5 dagen geleden

    Every time I watch these segments I’m reminded that I was born exactly between Seth and Karen’s birthdays.

  29. Karen Shackelford

    Karen Shackelford

    5 dagen geleden

    She is pretty hilarious.

  30. aznfratboy1


    5 dagen geleden

    I know exactly zero of the references, from either generation.

  31. Katie Scarlett

    Katie Scarlett

    5 dagen geleden

    Karen I am your age!! How have you not had a bop it!!! omg.

  32. Jacob Pelkey

    Jacob Pelkey

    5 dagen geleden

    What Does Karen Know is the absolute best "Does a millennial recognize this?" segment on any show, because rather than making it about "Wow, Karen, you really don't know how a rotary phone works?", it's just reminiscing about different childhoods and joking around about it. Always a delight.

  33. mtenbruggencate


    5 dagen geleden

    I remember playing the Cool Spot video game. Sigh, what a more innocent and yet much less innocent time.

  34. Si E

    Si E

    6 dagen geleden

    I've been waiting for the return of Karen for months! Just found out there was one segment I missed six months ago :(

  35. jessicajnsm


    6 dagen geleden

    I'm 25 and we definitely also had Bop Its growing up haha

  36. AshitaNoKanousei42


    6 dagen geleden

    I was JUST telling my mom about Dolph Lundgren and how smart he was a couple hours ago!!!!

  37. godzillatimmy


    6 dagen geleden

    I'm old enough to know Cool Spot but I didn't know his name.

  38. Audrey Plant

    Audrey Plant

    6 dagen geleden

    I would have thought the blonde boxer was Adrian just because I know Rocky yells Adrian at some point in one of the movies.

  39. TheAntinomies


    7 dagen geleden

    More Karen Chee pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease.

  40. Ella


    8 dagen geleden

    Is she really a millennial or gen-z? Millennials are in their late 20s-late 30s. Bop-Its were very popular when I was a kid.

  41. Squish


    8 dagen geleden

    Best segment. Even better than day drinking.

  42. Karen Brown

    Karen Brown

    8 dagen geleden

    Karen knows: this Karen seems like she is so nice, and this segment was very cute.

  43. Karen Brown

    Karen Brown

    8 dagen geleden

    It's best if no one knows/hears about New Coke.

  44. alan thunder

    alan thunder

    8 dagen geleden

    Is someone going to clue Seth in on what a Karen is? or.... are ya just going to let him keep flounder flopping? NBC used to be decent, but that was before they bent Conan over and fucked him like Marsellus Wallace. Only instead of a barrel, it was right on top of Jay Lenos desk!

  45. margi cates

    margi cates

    8 dagen geleden

    Cool spot was technically an influencer. 😝

  46. treesrNB


    9 dagen geleden

    She's soo cute 😍 most adorable segment ❤️

  47. Linda Burton

    Linda Burton

    9 dagen geleden


  48. Linda Burton

    Linda Burton

    9 dagen geleden young is Karen?

  49. Disturbed Puppy

    Disturbed Puppy

    9 dagen geleden

    I must be the target demographic for this because I know all of these.

  50. Amse Master

    Amse Master

    9 dagen geleden

    I had no idea until now that Seth and I basically had the same commercial experience growing up in the 80s

  51. Jaiden Sakamoto

    Jaiden Sakamoto

    9 dagen geleden

    Seth: 123456 Karen: 8?? 😂😂😂

  52. Jukebox The Ghoul

    Jukebox The Ghoul

    9 dagen geleden

    I'm younger than Karen and we played bop it.

  53. Jess Witherspoon

    Jess Witherspoon

    9 dagen geleden

    Tammy Faye Bakker looks like a country singer in that pic.

    • Nina Andrews

      Nina Andrews

      7 dagen geleden

      The constant mascara 🤦🏻‍♀️

  54. Jason Messinger

    Jason Messinger

    10 dagen geleden

    I'm in between these generation so I kind of knew both sets of answers

  55. Greg S

    Greg S

    10 dagen geleden

    this has always been one of my favorite segments. she is such a phenomenal and good-hearted person!

  56. MG Wray

    MG Wray

    10 dagen geleden

    I think its so weird that Seth doesn't know the Veggie Tales. They've been around for like 20 years.

  57. MG Wray

    MG Wray

    10 dagen geleden

    I had a cool spot car plushie. You know, the kind with the suction cups that you stuck in the back window of your car?

  58. Travis Kent

    Travis Kent

    10 dagen geleden

    Love this karen chee, was it just me or was seth a little rude to karen in this one lol?

  59. dasuberedward


    10 dagen geleden

    anyone else at that horrible age where some where obvious and others were impossible?

  60. LittleFugueFlute


    10 dagen geleden

    I'm younger than Karen and I had a Bop-It, so either my toys were very old or Karen just missed out on this one

  61. mlebrooks


    10 dagen geleden

    I think she chose better ones this time because I recognized hers and his but hers have more intensity than 7 up commercials. FYI there's a 7up commercial in black in white animated by disney where the house floats away tied to many balloons which is where the animated "Up" came from 7Up

  62. Clinton Dalton

    Clinton Dalton

    10 dagen geleden

    Veggie Tales were around in the 90s

  63. mlebrooks


    10 dagen geleden

    You missed the chance to put sylvester stallone as rocky up there and have no idea

  64. sigorni1


    10 dagen geleden

    I can't believe she didn't get the bop-it.

  65. Magimasterkarp


    10 dagen geleden

    So that max headroom guy sold cocaine?

  66. Sagahwaetichatte


    10 dagen geleden

    Try EMINEM Rap God? He made himself look like Max Headroom.

  67. Miranda Dias

    Miranda Dias

    11 dagen geleden

    Missed Karen’s sweetness 🥰

  68. junibud


    11 dagen geleden

    i’m 25 and i think part of the problem is that the bop-its i saw on tv and at my friends’ houses looked different. they were like white and yellow and red and stuff.

  69. Jennifer McCutchen

    Jennifer McCutchen

    11 dagen geleden

    I absolutely love these segments. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

  70. badbiker666


    11 dagen geleden

    I am older than Seth. I have never seen or even heard of a Bop It.

  71. Courtney


    11 dagen geleden

    Pretty sure she’s Gen Z....what millennial doesn’t know what a Bop It is??? I’m 25 and I was obsessed with it.

  72. T W

    T W

    11 dagen geleden

    I want to be her friend.

  73. Spooky Meister

    Spooky Meister

    11 dagen geleden

    Bop it. PSSSHHHH

  74. jjdrama


    11 dagen geleden

    I usually know about half of the images from each generation. This time I knew all of Karen's and only two of Seth's.

  75. Richard Morey

    Richard Morey

    11 dagen geleden

    Max Headroom featured in an Art of Noise song.

  76. Richard Morey

    Richard Morey

    11 dagen geleden

    I'm Seth's age but I thought that first thing was a marijuana pipe.

  77. Hez Griffin

    Hez Griffin

    11 dagen geleden

    Sweetest, coolest Karen there is.

  78. Claire Lewis

    Claire Lewis

    11 dagen geleden

    Anyone remember OK Soda?!

  79. Nitwit


    11 dagen geleden

    I think the Rocky where he fights against Yvonne Drago has probably the best cinematography of any sport drama film.

  80. vibradiant


    11 dagen geleden

    When Karen says "yeaaah, they're very effective" with regards to the indoctrinating qualities of cartoon vegetables, it seemed like the makings of a dark & surreal religious comedy/documentary peeking through a cracked door.

  81. Annaliese Morris

    Annaliese Morris

    12 dagen geleden

    Why does Karen know so little?

  82. Draco lord

    Draco lord

    12 dagen geleden

    I didn't have a clue about Seth's 1st choice, or any of Karen's. 😁

  83. Heather Andrews

    Heather Andrews

    12 dagen geleden

    I'm only a few years younger than Seth and I haven't seen the Rocky movies (although I took a stab that it was Dolph Lundren, but didn't realize he played a Russian?); I had heard of Bop It but had never seen one; and I think Karen's most likely brush with Max Headroom would have been if she has ever watched Back to the Future II. I did recognize the American Girl illustration and Veggie Tales right away. Part of me wonders how gender factors in to some of the selections they make, and whether the other is familiar.

  84. Zohar F

    Zohar F

    12 dagen geleden you do this to us Seth?

  85. Marc Whinery

    Marc Whinery

    12 dagen geleden

    You didn't get Vegetables to tell you church stories, but you had Davey & Goliath. Do you remember them?

  86. Jim


    12 dagen geleden

    Great job, Karen!

  87. Omar Elkoton

    Omar Elkoton

    12 dagen geleden

    Only got Ivan Drago so far.

  88. jess h

    jess h

    12 dagen geleden

    highly recommend karen's twitter

  89. Rose Martin

    Rose Martin

    12 dagen geleden

    I am so glad this segment is back. Always makes me laugh. Karen didn’t get enough things this time though! Just 2

  90. Celeste Cloutier

    Celeste Cloutier

    12 dagen geleden

    i am also a Millennial - just a few years older.. and I got more of these then Karen did.

  91. BookBWitched


    13 dagen geleden

    I LOVED MAX HEDROOM sp? Fun show! Karen is precious and whip smart. Love the way Seth's voice gentles to her..

  92. Leslie Meier

    Leslie Meier

    13 dagen geleden

    Why??? Is there no common sense going on here.

  93. Mikyla Wilfred

    Mikyla Wilfred

    13 dagen geleden

    Please convince her to stop apologizing!! She has nothing to apologize for. She is perfect and I love her!

  94. pseudonym of a nerd

    pseudonym of a nerd

    13 dagen geleden

    As a 30 something, I got about half of these references to a 40 something and a 20 something's childhood. Sounds about right.

  95. Ami Inouye

    Ami Inouye

    13 dagen geleden

    Good thing no one knows how awful of a person she used to be. Hope this weird fake reputation keeps up!!

  96. Vanessa Ascher / Flautista

    Vanessa Ascher / Flautista

    13 dagen geleden

    So cute.

  97. Lisa Tiberi

    Lisa Tiberi

    13 dagen geleden

    I do not remember Cool Spot at all.

  98. Learn English

    Learn English

    13 dagen geleden

    Veggie Tales = Bible Study. This explains much.

  99. Daniel North

    Daniel North

    13 dagen geleden

    Basically what I’ve learned from this is Karen is a rich kid

  100. TighelanderII


    13 dagen geleden

    There was a parody of Vegi-tales on SNL.