Robin Williams is still a raw wound, and his passing comes up often. He trends on Twitter periodically, just because people miss him and the joy he brought to the screen. He started his career doing stand-up, and within a couple of years, he found himself on television, with the buzz of an electrifying presence driving his career forward.
Costa’s thing, his version of the electrifying presence, is his strong ability to do impressions—and his best impression is Williams. And he potentially just took a quick shortcut to being a household name.
Let’s hope he doesn’t forget the man who got him there in the process.