Sutherland appeared on the June 13, 1999 broadcast of "Inside The Actors Studio" on the Bravo channel.
This program always ends with the interviewer asking the same series of questions of the featured actor. One of the questions is:
"If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you are at the Pearly Gates?"
Sutherland chuckled and replied:
"Oh, you know something? I'm so far away from believing that it exists, and the only thing I know are jokes about it."
When pressed by the interviewer to take the question hypothetically, he replied with this joke:
"You're just in time. We're casting the film. God has this girl..."