The following is a transcript excerpt from Dr. Jordan Peterson’s conversation with Willie and Korie Robertson. In this segment, they discuss dinner-time meals with family, what resonated with “Duck Dynasty” viewers, and the reality of their television show. You can listen to or watch the full podcast episode on DailyWire+.
Start time: 1:35
Jordan: Why do you think that what you did struck a chord with people so deeply and one that was able to be maintained?
Willie: Well, I think there’s probably a couple reasons for that. I think people saw parts of their family in our family, and so I think it resonated especially across generations. [We] just had a lot of people say, “Wow, my dad’s similar to your dad,” or “My mom’s just like your mom,” or “We’ve got a crazy uncle.” And so I think that was one of them. I think it was funny, and I think people like to laugh and have fun. And I also think the faith aspect was a big part of it with the prayer at the end. It wasn’t overtly religious, but it was wholesome I guess.
Jordan: So what role do you think the faith played?
Korie: I actually think it played a really big role. I think that, you know, we ended every episode around the dinner table…