Leave it to Andy Cohen, the mastermind behind the Real Housewives series, to spoof New York City’s health and fitness scene in the most hilarious way. Starting with Upper East Siders, of course.
In last night’s debut of Odd Mom Out, we finally came face-to-face with our fears of getting entangled in a Pilates reformer, and learned the power of a stem cell facial (um, no thanks). But, the real clincher of the two-episode premiere, was the indoor cycling class, which at this point has become a cultural touchstone and comedic staple of almost every New York City based television series.
In the scene below, Upper East Side socialite Brooke (played by former Saturday Night Live cast member Abby Elliot) kicks off a fundraiser ride at “Soulwheelz” for a childhood awareness charity whose acronym is New Yorkers Against Childhood Obesity (N.A.C.H.O.).
So yes, your fitness habits could inspire the next comedy. —Sarah Sarway
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