Chris Pratt said he decided to eat a whole rack of ribs in every take of a scene on 'Parks and Recreation' — and they took 12 takes

Jimmy Kimmel Live!/YouTube/NBCChris Pratt said producers gave him ‘dinosaur portions’ of ribs during the show.
  • Chris Pratt has recalled the time he ate 16 racks of ribs during a day filming “Parks and Recreation.”
  • Pratt said during a Thursday appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that in a bid to get some screen time in a scene in which he had no lines, he decided it would be funny to eat a rack of ribs per take at the show’s fictional Jurassic Fork restaurant.
  • Pratt said that if the cameras caught him, he would “absolutely be inhaling ribs,” making his costar Nick Offerman laugh.
  • “I went through 12 racks of ribs, which is the equivalent of six pigs,” Pratt said.
  • Pratt said he then had a further four racks of ribs at lunch because it was made by the same catering company that supplied the food for Jurassic Fork.
  • “I sat down with another four racks of ribs next to Nick. And ate the ribs, and I got a big laugh. I gave myself a food coma,” Pratt told Kimmel.
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