Do you want a million dollars? Did you ever think of just asking?

Comedy writer Craig Rowin did, requesting in a YouTube video that a kind stranger gave him that seven-figure sum just because.

Lo and behold, some wealthy eccentric took the bait, and will be presenting Rowin with a check for a million dollars in a ceremony Feb. 2 at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City.

Read on to check out Rowin explaining his good fortune, and see a cameo from a popular sitcom star.