Nathan Fillion thinks you're gonna need his help to fight zombies

Contributed by
Jun 26, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT

We'd all love to hang out with Firefly and Castle star Nathan Fillion just for the fun of it, but there are other benefits to being his pal. See, according to Fillion, he has a very particular set of skills, skills that make him great to have around if the zombie apocalypse hits.

Fillion was on Conan Tuesday night to promote the new season of Castle, and he talked about his new hobby: welding.

"I took up welding. This is like a thing. Everybody likes to be handy, and we all have our limitations. And if you look, it's like 'Hey, that's metal on metal. Can't be done.' Now I can do it."

After some discussion of the ins and outs of welding, Fillion pointed out that this new pursuit makes him an essential part of any team of survivors when the dead begin to walk.

"One of my hobbies is zombie apocalypse preparedness. When you're on a plane and someone comes from the cockpit and says 'Can anyone here fly a plane?' If the guy next to you says, 'I can,' you're saying 'Oh, my God. This guy...' [applause] Now, there's gonna be, when the zombie apocalypse happens, like 'We need to get from point A to point B. We need to somehow fortify this SUV so we can go and the zombies won't get in. Can anybody here weld?' That's gonna be me. And I think it also works out too, because nobody wants that guy to get eaten."

Check out the full clip below, which also includes Fillion's very ambitious plans for his Halloween costume this year.

(Via Team Coco)

Make Your Inbox Important

Like Comic-Con. Except every week in your inbox.

Sign-up breaker