Okay, so the title was a little misleading. Former UCLA great and current TV eccentric Bill Walton was on hand in Berkeley for the Bears game against #11 Oregon. Usually Walton is a little distracted during games, but tonight, a combination of an unexpected Cal blowout and anniversary of his life-saving surgery sent Walton to the Twilight Zone. Cal was ahead by 20 most of the night, so Walton waxed rhapsodically about the Grateful Dead, Mark Twain, and the instrument of the ages, the glockenspiel.
Bill Walton saying Bill Walton things talking about bears climbing trees, weather, end playing the glockenspiel
Why yes, I did spell that correctly without looking it up. Walton referred to the instrument as "The Chimes of Freedom," and then gave the audience a recital, borrowing Cal's glockenspiel and its player, Isaac Lee, making both stars:
Then he argued with Lee about whether his hat was a beaver or a bear (bear was the correct answer). And of course, the internet totally lost its shit: