Ryder Strong said he and “Boy Meets World” co-star Ben Savage “didn’t get along” at first.
While doing school work at Savage’s house, they bonded and created the handshake that was later used in the show.
In 2013, Strong said his bond with Savage was “one of the greatest working relationships of my life.”
“Boy Meets World” Star Rider Strong Revealed on Monday’s episode of the Rewatch Podcast “Pod Meets World” He and co-star Ben Savage, who played best friends Sean Hunter and Corey Matthews respectively, “didn’t get along” at first on the set of the hit TGIF sitcom.
“Ben and I talked about how we didn’t hook up the first week of the show or the pilot of the show,” Strong said while explaining the origin of Corey and Sean’s handshake around 51:40 in the episode. “We didn’t get along. We were working together, but there was no connection.”
Strong called himself a “Northern California snob” at that point in his life and said he thought “everything in LA sucks.” Savage (who is from Chicago) had lived in LA for several years at that point and she was “obsessed with sports”, so when the cameras went off, it was hard to bond with her co-stars, Strong said. Told.
However, months into filming season 1, Strong said her relationship with Savage changed during “just a school day” spent with a tutor at Savage’s home during a break in filming. .
Strong said the two had “the best day ever” that day in the early 1990s, when they were about 13 years old. I remember doing things,” he said.
They created the handshake of the day. “And we decided it was our handshake. It was Ryder and Ben’s handshake first.” Strong said. “It wasn’t Corey and Sean. We weren’t going to be on the show.”
Strong said he changed his mind during rehearsals for an unnamed season 1 episode in which Blender explodes. Recommended. The rest is history.
Co-host Daniel Fischel Said in the first episode Participating in the trio’s podcast rewatch podcast, which Savage said wasn’t his “thing,” seems to have left his friendships with everyone, including Strong, intact.
Savage Appears “Boy Meets World” In 2019, he posted a photo on Instagram with Strong, Fishel, and fellow Pod Meets World host Will Friedl. they met again in boston.
“When the show ended, I moved to New York for school, but we were all in touch.” Strong told Cosmopolitan in 2013.
that same year, Strong also told CNN His acting partnership with Savage was “one of the best working relationships of my life.”
He said he knew “we will never let each other down as actors”.
A new episode of “Pod Meets World” airs every week.
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