In the world of celebrity marijuana aficionados, there are the power players—Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Seth Rogan—and then there’s Tommy Chong. The septuagenarian Canadian actor and comedian is a god among weed-smoking mortals—one of the faces forever associated with the word stoner. In forming the comedy duo Cheech & Chong, he and partner Richard “Cheech” Marin helped take weed culture mainstream with their countless films, albums, and side projects dedicated to the drug.
Since marijuana and munching are synonymous, we figured who better than Chong to tackle our infamous Hot Ones challenge. Here’s what we wanted to find out: Would his dedication to sativa hinder or help him on his quest to beat our esteemed Scoville-annihilating host, Sean Evans?
Watch the video above to see if Chong could handle the burn while reenacting a lost scene from The Lion King and talking about the biggest toke her ever took.