Writers were not able to figure out how to make Ellen join them on the picket line. But who needs SAGers anyhow? Curt Toumanian explains how he trained a squirrel to protest for the WGA:
Well it wasn't easy. First I had to print and make all these little signs and glue them (to the little sticks, not the squirrels). Anyhow, that wasn't so hard, it was getting these squirrels to agree to do this for non-union pay and no residuals. Now that was the hard part!