John C. Reilly Sings About BBQ on 'Jimmy Fallon'

Kim Conte

Remember the Mr. Spriggs Bar B Q YouTube commercial from a couple years ago? I know you know it: People are noshing on saucy ribs in a casual barbecue joint while a smooth, sexy jingle serenades them while they eat ...

Last night actor/comedian John C. Reilly performed a cover of the jingle with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Check it out:

Apparently, Mr. Reilly likes his Bar B Q -- probably because it's so "fall-off-the-bone" tender!

The local commercial went viral a couple years ago, primarily because people were so entertained by its randomness. Some fans have even called it "the best commercial ever." I think that's going way too far, but I was still thoroughly entertained by this cover.

Oh, and in case you wanted to see the inspiration behind the performance, here's the original commercial:


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