"Fdtd" is taking tonight off so we thought what better time to catch our breath and chat with Busey about how he became involved with the series, how it compares to the movie on which it's based, what exactly the creatures in it are, and much more.
Busey opened by saying how thrilled he was that Rodriguez hired him for the role of Professor Tanner.
"I feel like I hit the lottery," Busey said. "Robert Rodriguez is the lifesaver of the Jake Busey career. I had some downtime. I had a couple years of complacency. If you're not on the gas, if you're not relentlessly pushing and pushing and pushing,