It was 2001, a space odyssey as some liked to dub it. In reality, it was just another year of hard work leading to inevitable super stardom for the one and only Steve Carell. And this year, it brought him to Mechanicville.

At this point in Carells career, he was more like a stunt man for The Colbert Report. In fact, it's barely even mentioned along on his credits on But, this video is proof that the A-list actor made his way to our Capital Region for a bit of comedy gold.