196 – Larry Bagby (Ice) from Hocus Pocus – Big Seance

Sep 19, 2021 | 0 comments

Behind the scenes with Larry Bagby (aka "Ice") from Hocus Pocus - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World
As a teen, actor and musician Larry Bagby played Ernie (aka “Ice”) in the 1993 Disney film, Hocus Pocus. Since then he’s starred in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the 2005 film Walk the Line, Saints and Soldiers from 2004, along with other television appearances. Larry shares behind-the-scenes stories from Hocus Pocus, his ongoing friendships with cast members, experiences with the paranormal, what it’s like to play so many bullies and villains, and getting in trouble with Bette Midler! Plus a special LIVE performance of Larry’s original song, Country by the Sea.



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In this episode:

Episode Teaser :00

Intro 1:00

Did you catch the previous episode with David Kirschner? He’s the Creator/Writer and Producer of Hocus Pocus. He’s also the Executive Producer of the Upcoming Hocus Pocus 21:40

Larry Bagby’s Bio! 2:00

Welcome to the parlor, Larry! 5:05

Even though this episode focuses on the nerd fest that is Hocus Pocus, Larry’s body of work is so much more than just Hocus Pocus5:55

The influence of Back to the FutureStar Wars, and The Beatles7:36

Appearing on Mr. Belvedere and working with Seth Green. 8:49

After filming Hocus Pocus, Larry went on a life-changing mission to Argentina. 9:46

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Larry’s faith, experiencing the paranormal, and Halloween! 13:06

Goosebumps, a third harmony, and other signs of communication from Larry’s father on the Other Side! 16:23

Larry’s ongoing friendship with Tobias Jelinek, who played Jay, Ice’s partner in crime in Hocus Pocus18:46

Oinker and a dead man’s “chungs.” 20:42

Larry and Tobias reenacting scenes for E! 22:45

Reflecting on David Kirschner’s childlike passion from the previous episode23:55

Meeting fans and cast reunions. 24:49

Omri Katz 26:31

Kenny Ortega 28:23

Shaving “Ice” into the back of Larry’s head. 29:16

Memories of Halloween 30:34

Deleted scenes in the bonus material of the Blu-Ray. 33:30

Jay and Ice almost got cut out of the film!! 34:11

A spinoff for Jay and Ice! 36:03

Playing bullies and villains. 37:44

The Great Scott! series, playing a choir geek, and working with Tobey Maguire. 40:23

Dwight in Shining Armor 42:49

Writing, comedy, old video footage, and staying creative. 44:10

Dreaming up a candy store. 48:10

Where to find Larry and his upcoming projects. 50:25

Getting in trouble with Bette Midler! 55:30

Larry performs his original song, Country by the Sea57:12

Patreon supporters will find bonus audio from this interview at Patreon.com/BigSeance1:02:40

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 1:03:03

Outro 1:05:06


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Twitter: @LarryBagby


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