Last week’s Maron series finale found our favorite curmudgeon finally getting to spend some time with his son and starting a new chapter of life. (We’re still hoping for the “Papa Marc” spin-off series.) Onscreen, Maron’s interactions with his son were both beautiful and humbling. But behind-the-scenes, the casting of multiple babies to portray Marc and Shay’s son caused a hilariously awkward moment that could’ve come straight out of a Maron script.
As Marc explained in the James L. Brooks episode of his popular WTF Podcast, a child was cast who, well, bore little resemblance to both the star and his racial background. After getting a look at the tyke, Marc had to struggle to find the best way to fire a baby from his show based on the lil’ guy’s ethnicity — a fitting on-set situation for the Maron finale.