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Nathan For You – Failed Business Ideas – Extended

Nathan For You – Failed Business Ideas – Extended


– The one thing I’ve
learned over the years is that you can’t be afraid of failing. In fact on my show when I help businesses I fail all the time. I’m normally shy to show those moments but tonight I’m going
to make an exception. So let’s take a look now at
some of my greatest failures. One of my least popular ideas was for a completely germ-free hot dog stand. At outdoor food carts it’s easy for germs to transfer from money to your food so to completely eliminate this I designed a hands-free method to apply
condiments to the wiener. Also, there would be a second employee whose only job is to handle the money. – What are you doing with the wallet? – We’re doing a germ-free experience so you don’t handle your own money. – [Customer] Oh really? – [Nathan Voiceover] But
people were a bit annoyed with the money handling part. – Can I have my wallet back? – And the hands-free onion dispenser proved to be problematic as well. So you have to up, one up one down, and when it hits the table
the onions will fall. – [Cart Owner] Drop it, keep
droppin’ it, up down, drop it. – [Nathan] Harder. Fast. – [Customer] This is not gonna work. – That’s nothing to do
with the contraption, if you drop a hot dog you drop a hot dog. The public just wasn’t ready for the germ-free hot dog experience. So I laid the concept to rest. Next, I had an idea for a tearless way to tell a child that their pet has died, to be an upsell service
for an animal hospital. The concept was to make a video of the pet while it’s still alive telling the child it’s in animal heaven now. I hired the only voice
actor that responded to my Craigslist ad to be the dog, but when we showed it
to the owner’s child– (fanning harp music) – Oh, it’s me, Madi, I’m in heaven now. So sorry I died, I miss you so much. I’m happy here so I’m not coming home. – No, she doesn’t. – No. – Aw. It’s okay. – [Nathan Voiceover] He
hated his dog’s voice. Another flubbed idea. Next, we all hate paying
those pesky ATM fees that charge us up to three dollars for basically doing nothing. So I designed an ATM that
cleans your card during the transaction so you get
something for your money. No transaction fee, just
a card cleaning fee. But my mistake was that
the washing process took almost seven minutes and
people who were in a hurry got a little frustrated. It still surprised me because the machine was doing a thorough job
but even after all that, people still didn’t think
their cards were clean enough. – This is not clean. – That looks cleaner. – No, there’s still dirt right there. – [Nathan Voiceover] People
just weren’t as excited about it as I had hoped. And lastly, my favorite ideas
don’t just help with business, they’re good for the community as well. So I approached a bar
with an innovative way to stop drunks from
getting behind the wheel. The concept was to have a
street magician stationed outside the bar performing a
magic trick that allows him to secretly test the Blood Alcohol Levels of patrons as they leave. And with my background in
magic I offered to test it out. – For my final trick I’m
gonna need your keys. – My keys? – Yes, great, give the wand a blow. (exhales) Okay, a little bit harder,
right into the top. (hollow whistling) Okay, and you are over the legal limit. – [Man] Okay. – Blood Alcohol so your keys are gone and I cannot give them back to you. – Okay. – Sorry. – [Nathan Voiceover] But
that’s when I realized the flaw in my idea. If I held onto his
keys, and he took a cab, the guy couldn’t get into his apartment. – Could I get my keys please? – I can’t because you’re drunk. – Please give me my keys. – [Nathan Voiceover] And the
only solution at that point was to drive him home. – You live far. – I know I do. – [Nathan Voiceover] Also
once I got him home I realized I couldn’t just give him his
keys until he was asleep, or else he might go out and drive again. – You need to see me sleeping? – I need to see you fall
asleep before I leave your keys or else you might take
them and go out again. You don’t brush your teeth before bed? – Usually not, I usually
brush my teeth in the morning. – Really? – Yup. I know it’s kinda gross
but nobody else is really paying attention to the
way my breath smells. – [Nathan Voiceover] So
I had to put him to bed and make sure he went to sleep. ♫ And if that looking glass gets broke ♫ Mama’s gonna get you a billy goat – [Nathan Voiceover]
Before I left his keys. So as you can see, even the
greatest minds fail sometimes. – [Customer] Ohh!

Comments (100)

  1. 1:09 to 1:53 holy shiet that segment was hilarious.

  2. hahaha be fuckin kisses him to sleep

  3. respect you hustle

  4. that gentle kiss on that drunk guys forehead wasTOP NOTCH

  5. i want nathan to watch me sleep

  6. I want to find out the how the voice actor is for that dog

  7. The dog sounded like Christopher Walken

  8. Well I saw the voice actor was asian but didn't put any further thought into it… but then he sounded like Mr. Myagi and I lost my shit hahaha

  9. Which video is the drunk guy one???

  10. Which video is the drunk guy one???

  11. 3:44 this drunk ass nigga really has a bottle of EVERCLEAR chillin in his liquor cabinet? Reminder that shit is like 95% alcohol and also illegal in california.

  12. Omg the dog has a Korean accent its perfect.

  13. Nathan is the best kind of retarded.

  14. That hot dog on the ground is sad. Some guy just wanted to spend a few bucks on a hot dog and now he has to deal with an accident.

  15. I choked at " he hated his dogs voice"

  16. He may of saved a few lives by driving that guy home.

  17. What would Nathan do without the only people who respond to his craigslist ads?

  18. The Dog one was funny, but ultimately sad as fuck and really fucked up. Animals are family and treating their death as a joke to the grieving family is really fucked up. Plus if the Dog is legitimately ill enough to need putting down then you shouldn't be making them sit around infront of a green screen.

    Also the hotdog one was a waste of food which is also bad.

  19. Costco has a pump onion dispenser

  20. Hahahaha when he tucks him in and kissed his forehead fucking gold

  21. That kid got me fucked up man

  22. Dear Sir/Madam, would anyone please know the music which plays from 2.31, during the drink driving sequence?

  23. That onion dispenser is fire.

  24. “Mari doent talk like that”
    “No, she doesn’t.”

  25. "If you drop a hotdog you drop a hotdog."

  26. the shadow behind Nathan at 4:07

  27. The dog part is just messed up

  28. I feel so bad for the kid and his dog but I laughed so hard so I don't know what to do.

  29. Failure is success spelled backwards. Nathan, it’s good to see that you are out of the house and talking. Please call your mom and tell her that your ok. She is praying for you and we have 20 years of food saved for you when your ready to return to the compound and ready for Srgt. Cleanwaters purity standards to rule and govern your life

  30. bottle of grain alcohol in the guy's cabinet at 3:43 lmao

  31. I want him to sing me to sleep

  32. How does he know what Maddie s voice sounds like dogs dont speak in human voices

  33. I'm in Hayv' naow. So Suhee I Dieed. I miss yoo so Maauch.

  34. “If you drop a hot dog, you drop a hot dog.” So true.

  35. Nathan, sing me to sleep like that please.

  36. something just snapped in my mind and i died at 1:44 hearing the asian guy say "however" while voicing the dog… ridiculously hilariously funny

  37. If you drop a hotdog, you drop a hotdog.

  38. the boy with the dead dog looks like flash from the incredibles

  39. I fucking lost it when he sang the lullaby and kissed the guy

  40. Now I really need a gentle kiss on the forehead from Nathan. 🤫💋☺️

  41. Woman at 2:37 hnnnng

  42. The street magician thing actually could work with proper planning

  43. Who dafaq gets dirt on they credit card nigga.

  44. that dog sounds like tommy wiseau and christopher walken

  45. The Dog one is awful and sad. RIP Madi and so awful how sad the kid was. I get it's funny too but far too cruel.

  46. That onion cumshot at the end xD

  47. Does he have lipstick on lol

  48. Nathan is the man lol

  49. Seems like drunk guy could've gone to sleep just fine but then gotten drunk again before leaving the house, judging by his liquor cabinets in the background lol.

  50. the dog one was crossing the line

  51. Even the greatest minds fail sometimes

  52. Please give me my keys.

  53. “To apply condiments to the wiener”

  54. What is wrong with not brushing your teeth in the evening?

  55. Ya drop a hot dog ya drop a hot dog

  56. 4:16 its rewind time

  57. Anyone else think the dog sounded like Christopher Walken?

  58. The dog bit omfg I've never laughed and cried at the same time

  59. "if you drop a hot dog you drop a hotdog"

  60. Is he actually serious or is this a joke

  61. Aww that poor little kid 😫

  62. This is the only show that can make me simultaneously feel bad for a kid but also laugh.

  63. 3:55 That's probably the most depressing answer he could have given

  64. What makes this so hilarious is that the inclusion of gloves when handling the food would make this entire procedure obsolete

  65. Little boy broke my heart

  66. That bit with the dog was both sad and hilarious at the same time.

  67. aw i felt so bad for the kid

  68. The drunk key dude reminds of Robert California

  69. That kiss at the end? Priceless.

  70. Where’s the blu-ray?

  71. One day he’s gonna make a joke idea and it’s actually gonna make millions

  72. this show is legit one of a kind. cryingggg over here

  73. that cute little goodnight kiss <3

  74. i love how this guy never breaks character

  75. This show i sincerely enjoyed!

  76. Why not use spoons for onions

  77. That breathalyzer trick was actually really good but it would have to be done by a cop who can legally hold their keys.

  78. 4:12 … That was so disgusting… I got chills watching that gross kiss. Yuck.

  79. How in the hell does he get people to agree to these things 😂

  80. When he kisses him on the forehead 💀

  81. ''madi doesn't talk like that'' cries
    me: awwwww tear falling down
    tear falls into my mouth
    me: mmmmmmh salty
    …. but madi doesn't talk LIKE THAT

  82. Lmfao 7 minutes to clean your bank card

  83. "Madi doesn't talk like that" IM DEAD !

  84. I couldn’t laugh at the dog part honestly

  85. The dog sounded like Tommy Wiseau

  86. When he tucked the man in and kiss the man on the forehead I LAUGH so HARD in a cringe 😂

  87. That poor kid 😢😢😢😢😢😢

  88. I'd have to be drunk to let a stranger drive me home and record me sleeping.

  89. The girl dog with a thick asian male accent

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