tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC August 6, 2010 11:35pm-12:35am PST
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about, yeah. welcome to the show. friday night crowd! i love it. i love you guys. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." [ cheers and applause ] hey, before we start, i just wanted to say happy 40th birthday to writer/director m. knight shyamalan. [ cheers and applause ] i heard people had a great time at his party until the end, when they went home disappointed and confused. [ laughter ] let's get right to the news here, you guys. michelle obama is being criticized for taking up 60 rooms for her entourage at a 5-star hotel in spain this week. [ audience ohs ]
60 rooms. 60 rooms for her entourage. well, that explains her secret service code name, kanye. [ laughter ] hey, listen to this. motorola is partnering with verizon to create a tablet that is lighter and thinner than the ipad. they're calling it the iphone. [ laughter ] speaking of the iphone, there is a new iphone ap that let's you call your facebook friends from your phone. of course, i only got on facebook so i wouldn't have to call these people. [ laughter ] it's weird. "the national enquirer" is reporting that roy horn from siegfried and roy is being accused of sexually assaulting his male assistant. the weirdest part of that story to me is that they refer to their tigers as assistants. [ laughter ] [ audience groans ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers ]
>> steve: wow! >> jimmy: i got to get my fist pump in there, man. >> steve: you got to get it in there. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't know what to make of this, you guys. there's a guy here in new york who secretly sells grilled cheeses on street corners because he doesn't have a food license. [ light laughter ] he's got a great sales technique. it's like, "hey man, do you smoke weed?" "yeah, you got some?" "no, but when you're done smoking weed, come back to get some grilled cheeses." [ laughter ] you guys know those controversial tsa full-body scanners? you know, they take a picture of you, look at your naked body and all that stuff? it's crazy. well, they're coming to airports here in new york next month. great, normally, i have to take a xanax before i fly. now i have to take viagra. [ laughter ] [ audience groans ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: i thought confetti was gonna come from the ceiling. [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: hey, this is pretty cool, disneyworld is getting ready to open a 50,000 square foot resort for dogs and other pets. they're already calling it the crappiest place on earth. [ laughter ] it's just like disneyworld, except, instead of riding the rides, they just chase them. [ laughter ] >> steve: aw! >> jimmy: finally, this is pretty crazy. a company in britain has created a car that can be powered by human waste. [ audience groans ] yeah, it's cool, but it gets a little uncomfortable when your buddy asks you to chip in for gas. it's just weird. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: yeah! that sounds great. we're thrilled to have singer/songwriter katie melua sitting in with the roots tonight. there she is right there. [ cheers and applause ] beautiful, sounded beautiful. her latest album, "the house," was a number one hit in europe this spring and it was just released here in the states. thank so much for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> jimmy: oh, very cool. you're going to be sitting in with the roots all night? >> i am. they're so amazing. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. >> so happy to be here. >> jimmy: yeah, they're really cool. we like the roots. yeah. [ laughter ] we got a great finish to the week tonight you guys. from the new film "eat, pray, love," my pal, billy crudup is here! [ cheers and applause ] he's a great dude. one of the funniest guys around, j.b. smoove is joining us. [ cheers and applause ] and from the new film "step up 3d," we've got an amazing performance from the "step up 3d" dancers. [ cheers and applause ] it's gonna be phenomenal. it's gonna be like they're right in front of us.
you guys, today's friday and that is usually when i catch up with some personal stuff. i check my inbox, return e-mails and, of course, send out thank you notes. [ cheers and applause ] i'm running a bit behind, so i thought, if you guys wouldn't mind, i'd just like to write out my weekly thank you notes right now. is that cool? [ cheers and applause ] appreciate it. james, can i get thank you note writing music? ♪ [ light laughter ] wow. [ light laughter ] ♪ thank you, blackberry, for giving your phones names like torch, bolt and storm. your sales team must really love watching reruns of "american gladiators." [ laughter ]
thank you, sandra bullock for topping "forbes" highest paid actress list. and thank you, jesse james, for no longer topping "forbes" highest paid actress. [ laughter ] [ audience groans ] [ applause ] it made you work. made you work. >> steve: i just got that. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: thank you, ringling brothers, for holding clown college auditions across the country this week. i can't wait for the yearbook to come out and see who was named class serious person. [ laughter ] thank you, updated cgi version of cheetos mascot chester cheetah -- [ laughter ] -- for looking like the love child of garfield and jeff "skunk" baxter from the doobie brothers.
sorry, sorry, sorry. come on. come on, man! hey, come on! thank you, friend getting married 4,000 miles away, for making me feel bad that that i'm not spending $3,000 to attend your wedding. [ light laughter ] i'll make you a deal, i'll go, but if you ever get divorced, you have to pay me $3,000. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] come on! hey! thank you, oscillating fans, for being so good.
[ light laughter ] then not so good. then so good. then not so good. then so good. [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] thank you, president obama, for taking michelle and sasha to the international spy museum. i'm sure you had a great time looking at the exhibits. [ in a russian accent ] "while the exhibits had an even better time looking at you." [ laughter ] "heh-heh-heh." ♪ [ ominous music plays ] "hope you have great time at museum. heh-heh." come on, man. thank you, kleenex, for putting colored tissues at the bottom of
my tissue box, so that i know when i'm almost out of tissues. [ light laughter ] although i was fine with the original system, me running out of tissues. [ light laughter ] [ applause ] thank you, smoothies, for being fat people's way of saying, "i'm drinking a milkshake, but i don't want to call it that." [ laughter and applause ] thank you, genetically engineered zebra-donkey hybrid, for being called zedonk. [ laughter ] now every time i see a donkey that looks like it's wearing leggings, i can say, "that's zedonkulous." [ laughter and applause ] this is the last thank you note right here. [ audience groans ]
♪ she came from somewhere back in his long ago sentimental fool ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] thank you, shaq, for asking boston celtics fans to give you a new nickname. let's see, you're a giant dude named shaq wearing all green. how about shrek? [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] there you have it. those are my thank you notes. we'll be right back with more "late night!" [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] the just right taste of bud light
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downloaded for the iphone. anyone here have an iphone? [ cheers and applause ] i don't know guys know what apps -- apps are these little programs that you can put right onto your phone and they do all sorts of things. some are games, some help you find the nearest restaurant. well, here at "late night" we got a sneak peek at some of the new apps that have yet to be released. [ scattered applause ] you guys want to see them? they're really cool. [ cheers and applause ] a few of them are just based on already existing apps. like, you guys have probably heard of the app called "i am t-pain," you sing into your phone and it auto-tunes your voice so you sound like t-pain. this app is similar to that one here, this is called "i am mel gibson." [ laughter ] and -- what you do is say something in your phone and the ap translates it to see how mel gibson would say it. so, let's try it. "the weather has been beautiful lately." >> did you see it? did you see the weather? the gorgeous day outside. it's warm, but not too warm. i deserve to be [ bleep ]! [ light laughter ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: pretty useful app. let's check out some of the
other new apps on the old pop up screen here, everybody. what do we got here? >> steve: you ever hook up the cable? oh, quickly, there you go. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: blue -- bluetooth. [ laughter ] >> steve: does that act as a bluetooth antenna? >> jimmy: yeah, it acts as an antenna. >> steve: antenna, that's good. you guys know those relaxation tapes that play sounds of gentle rain or crickets chirping to help you fall asleep? this next app is like that. it's called "axl rose relaxation tapes." [ light laughter ] finally, you can be lulled to sleep with the soothing sounds of guns 'n' roses front man, axl rose. now, before we've showed the others ones -- some songs -- but they've come out with a bunch of new tracks like this one here. "frog sounds." hear what that sounds -- [ frogs croaking ] >> whoa, whoa! frog sounds! like, three or four frogs! there's a fifth frog on the bed!
ribbet, ribbet! cricket-e-doo and the frog is putting me to sleep! take a nap! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: let's look at this one here. this one sounds -- this one here sounds interesting, here. let's try "dripping faucet." [ dripping ] >> drip! drip, dripping! it's a dripping faucet! not the normal thing that would put you to sleep, but tonight it will. drip, drop, drippy drop, drop. drabby-drop, drop! yeah, yabba, yabba, yah, yah, yah yeah! take a nap! [ applause ] >> jimmy: "take a nap." let's go to the home screen. there tons of games on the iphone, this next one is a great summer game here. it's called "riser sprinkler." check this out, now, basically,
you try to spray the sprinkler in the face of comedian paul riser. let's try it. sorry, went to the home screen. yeah, he likes getting sprinkled, look at that. he likes getting the sprinkler, it cools him off. oh, we won! [ explosion ] hey! ♪ >> jimmy: this next app looks interesting, i haven't tried yet. it's called "loading." now, let's try it. [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i guess that's all it does, yeah, it's a pretty cool app, anyway. this next ap is weird, it's called "kelsey grammar shower." what it does is it steams up your screen to make it look like a shower stall with former "frasier" star, kelsey grammar, showering in it.
let's try it. [ laughter ] ♪ hey, baby i hear the blues a calling tossed salads and scrambled eggs ♪ ♪ scrubity dub dub scrubity show, show ha-ha bubbly bubbles ♪ [ scattered applause ] >> jimmy: pretty useful app. >> steve: he sings the theme from "frasier." >> jimmy: he sings the them from "frasier," yeah. this last app is great. it's another game and this one's pretty addictive. it's called "the situation ab puzzle." [ light laughter ] [ audience ohs ] now, first i got to type in my name so it keeps track of my score. so, it's, like, jimmy fallon. [ light laughter ] [ scattered applause ] >> steve: is that a dvorak keyboard -- one of those new keyboards? >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: you're fast. >> jimmy: i will click enter here. here we go. now, you guys remember those puzzles with the little tiles you have to slide around so it forms a picture?
this is like that, but each tile is one of mike "the situation"'s abs. let me try to solve these here. [ bell rings ] yeah, i did it. hey, it's paul riser's ab! there you go. cool -- [ explosion ] ♪ well, those are the new iphone apps. we'll be right back, everybody with billy crudup! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ brian ] does anyone else have to turn up the volume when they eat wheat thins. someone needs to invent crunch-proof headphones. he will be surprised. tim parker, do you remember when you tweeted: does anyone else have to turn up the volume when they eat wheat thins. someone needs to invent crunch-proof headphones. yes. [ brian ] all right, well guess what pal. straight from wheat thins. no way. we're gonna try this, ready? okay. [ crunch ] [ crunch ] it's a success! let's roll! [ brian ] come on boys, who's next?
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: sounds great. thank you. our first guest is a tony award-winning actor who starred in hit movies like "almost famous" and "watchmen." starting next friday you can see him opposite julia roberts in "eat, pray, love." please welcome back to the show, the very talented, billy crudup, everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you.
>> jimmy: is it crudup or crudup. >> it is crudup. i really appreciate you asking that, that's very sweet of you. you know, you're in great shape, you've been doing calisthenics the entire -- watch -- been watching the show -- you did jump rope -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> -- and did boxing -- >> jimmy: i did boxing. jumped rope. >> i'm a little intimidated. >> jimmy: fist pumping? >> you run triathlons. >> jimmy: yeah, i'm doing iron man this year. >> what's the best way to handle this chair? >> jimmy: best way to do that chair? uh, cross legged. there you go. >> right you are. >> jimmy: yeah. dude, how are you? everything good? you were on our third show. >> i'm doing very well. i was on your -- >> jimmy: and it was your first late night show? >> it was my first late night show. and this is my second late night show. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this is fantastic. well, we love you. we want to you feel welcome. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. >> i'm hoping to make it back for a third sometime. after the first one, i felt uncomfortable -- i feel like i may have insulted you and i felt bad about that. and i was kind of afraid of opening my mouth at all and asked your producer if maybe i
could start the segment by retiring. and you could show a retrospective of some of my work. and then at the end of it, i could announce my come back. and then -- >> jimmy: and then the crowd would be on your side? >> but then he asked -- he said, "you're not retired?" >> jimmy: yeah. [ audience oohs ] >> so -- >> jimmy: that is rude. >> i thought it was a little aggressive. >> jimmy: he will be sacked. they say that in england. [ light laughter ] yeah. instead of fired they say "sacked." >> do they show this over there? as well? >> jimmy: are you still acting? [ laughter ] >> i do some! i do some here and there. >> jimmy: you're one of my favorite actors. no, i do, i love it. >> well, we worked together. >> jimmy: we worked together in "almost famous." >> we did. you were spectacular. [ cheers and applause ] jimmy fallon in "almost famous." >> jimmy: we had fun. we had so much fun doing that. >> we did, we had a great time. >> jimmy: you're a tony award-wining -- you do a lot of great dramatic work. i've seen you on broadway. you're fantastic. here's the clip from of one of my favorite scenes you've ever done. look at this. >> it's hot out, huh. >> it is humid.
like a bowl of chunky tomato soup. >> how long do you have to wait on this stakeout? >> as long as it takes, ricky. long as it takes. >> there he is! >> why don't you -- ah [ bleep ] me. >> he's running. >> i love it when they run. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was moving -- moving stuff. >> thank you. that -- you know, not everything i do is easy breezy. [ light laughter ] maybe you've heard of meryl streep? >> jimmy: yeah. >> she -- robert de niro? [ cheers ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> they don't appear in that. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: at all. they have nothing to do with that ape in the football helmet. >> jimmy: that was "warren the ape," which is a spectacular show on mtv. dan milano, sean baker and spencer chinoy created it. and they were old friends and lucky -- i was lucky enough to be on it. [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: yeah. >> check it out. i got to have a mustache. >> jimmy: let's talk about -- >> let's talk more about my mustache! >> jimmy: "eat, pray, love." >> yes -- yes. that's another thing i was in recently. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: in not necessarily -- in not necessarily in that order. >> i don't understand that. >> jimmy: well, maybe it is in that order. she eats -- julia roberts -- >> uh-huh. take me through it. >> jimmy: -- she eats first. [ light laughter ] >> did you read the book? >> jimmy: yes. [ audience ohs ] >> what kind of research do you do for these shows? did you see any part of the -- >> jimmy: is it a cartoon? [ laughter ] it's a cartoon, right? >> i pray they make it into a cartoon. and that -- i can keep it going. >> jimmy: i saw the movie, it's great. i think it's gonna be a gigantic hit, this movie. >> i certainly hope so. >> jimmy: people love the book, "eat, pray, love." >> a very, very popular book and a very popular actor in it. >> jimmy: you. >> me, we get some other people, too. [ light laughter ] julia roberts -- the kids in the picture.
>> jimmy: you divorce -- you get -- your ex-husband. >> i am her husband that she divorces to go on a journey of discovery and meet javier bardem. [ audience groans ] >> jimmy: unbelievable. >> i'll tell you, the thing about this guy is he's too manly and too good of an actor. >> jimmy: yeah. [ light laughter ] what's that guys problem? >> next time, if anyone offers you a picture with javier bardem, don't do it. 'cause they see you in relief. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. it's going to be a big movie. we have a clip from "eat, pray, love." this is the great billy crudup, everybody. >> and it turns out i have unlimited mini-bar access. you know what that means? >> jet lag? >> you, me, macadamia nuts. >> that's cute. you know who i was talking to at the party who was really inspiring? was tara's friend. >> brian? >> brian. unbelievable.
he's a teacher. did you know that? >> he's a substitute teacher. >> yeah, well, he was talking to me about, like, the budget cuts happening right now. well, across the board, there is no money for anything. there's no music classes. there's no arts classes. they're volunteering their time to do all of this after school. they're educating our kids, you know. >> i think you'd make a great teacher, honey. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you take off there. >> there's a -- there's a little tension -- a little tension in the relationship at the moment. he's not so reliable and so she decides to go eat in italy. >> jimmy: and then pray in bali. >> and prays in -- no, she prays in india, dude. go back to the book. >> jimmy: no, that's what i meant, she prays in india and then she goes to bali for love. >> that's right. for love, exactly. i don't know what they would call -- my -- 'cause, i'm not in the eat, pray, or the love part. >> jimmy: no. you're like the preface. [ laughter ] >> you know, my agent didn't pose it like that. >> jimmy: hey, you guys,
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going to inaugurate the first ever "late night" invitational -- [ cheers and applause ] we're going to play one hole of golf right here in beautiful 6b, right in the studio. conditions are perfect. there's no wind, let's tee off. [ light laughter ] want to drive? >> uh, no, you drive. i've got to change my shoes. 'cause i see that you brought gear, so -- >> jimmy: did you notice that? >> -- put on my golf shoes here. i don't want to you to get any advantages. >> jimmy: no problem. here we go. >> you look good. whoa, sweet mother of god. >> jimmy: how are you, man? >> did you see -- >> jimmy: are you all right? >> -- yeah, no, i'm great. gave a chiropractor -- i just got a front row show to the roots. who are those people? >> jimmy: they all work here. >> hey, let me take off my jacket. let me warm it up a little bit. >> jimmy: here we go. >> jimmy, there's nobody on this course, we got it to ourselves. >> jimmy: isn't that the always best? >> do you have your balls? >> jimmy: watch it. [ laughter and applause ] >> hold on. i have my balls. >> jimmy: i'm going to start off, okay. >> all right, you hit first.
>> jimmy: all right, so, we're just going to go down the hallway there. try not to hit those people. [ light laughter ] watch out for the sand traps here. and -- all right >> where is the best place to stand? 'cause i'm not entirely comfortable with you. >> jimmy: really? you have your balls? >> yep. fore! [ audience ohs ] oh, my god. wait, were you going there? >> jimmy: i'm in the sand. >> i was worried. >> jimmy: wait, hold on. [ laughter ] >> what? >> jimmy: no, nothing. >> here, hold my balls. [ light laughter ] which -- which one are we going to? >> jimmy: no, we just got to go all the way around. going to go end up in the studio with all the good people. [ cheers ] you're scaring me. >> i'm going to have to hit a low hook here. >> jimmy: yep. [ cheers and applause ] that's pretty good. >> right here. i'm to get in -- is this polite? are you in the bunker? >> jimmy: yeah, i'm in the bunker. >> all right. you need some help? you get some relief from the wall. >> jimmy: here, hold my balls. [ light laughter ] >> take your time. take your time. spread your feet, nice back
swing, open up the club face. not that much, a little less. weight forward, back a little bit. a little more. that's it. sway, sway -- nice! [ cheers and applause ] which way are we going now? >> jimmy: we're going down in there. i got to go in there. >> i can't say that. my shot? >> jimmy: yep. go for it, buddy. do you golf a lot? >> no, no, no, no. >> jimmy: i could tell. i could tell. [ light laughter ] >> i'll win a tournament here and there, but not much. play out there -- watch out for the door. >> jimmy: that's pretty embarrassing. >> here you go, ready? i'm really upset about that last one. god almighty that was a good shot! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you're good. not too good. >> tell me this -- what are is the deal with your competitive thing? 'cause i saw a little bit of the show last night with leary, and you were playing air hockey -- >> jimmy: yep. >> -- we him. i mean, i saw the own goal as
well. did you see me hook? i got hung up again. that's impossible! >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. yeah. >> all right. heads up, people. >> jimmy: hey! you watch our show? >> this one will have a little red ass on it. [ laughter ] that's a golf term. >> jimmy: that is not a golf term at all. >> that's a golf term. and it's totally g rated. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you good? it's on the green! >> did you see that? it's on the green. >> jimmy: where'd mine go? here you go. that's it. >> careful with my ball. [ laughter ] that's a hazard. [ light laughter ] [ sad trombone ] how many strokes is that? >> jimmy: that's a gimmie, right? >> oh, oh!
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very nice. katie melua, gorgeous. you know our next guest this evening as leon black from "curb your enthusiasm." he's also the host of "russell simmons presents standup at the el ray," which airs sundays at 11:00 p.m. on comedy central. please welcome a very funny, very busy man, j.b. smoove! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: look at those boots! look at the tips on these boots. >> see that right there? >> jimmy: can they see it? >> that's called accessorizing right there. >> jimmy: accessorizing? >> you buy regular, cheap boots, right? >> jimmy: yeah? >> you put the good stuff on it. you know what i mean? like a car, like a car. [ light laughter ] it's rims on these boots right now. i rimmed them out. >> jimmy: you get a used car, just put good rims on it. >> get a used car and put good rims. >> jimmy: well, good to see you. thanks for being here, are you all good? >> what's up, roots? [ scattered cheers ] >> jimmy: yeah, come on. it's good to see you. everything good? >> everything's great, man. >> jimmy: now what is this "russell simmons presents at the el ray" -- comedy at the el ray? >> new generation, man, stand up. a little cleaner version of "def comedy jam" for comedy central. amazing show. >> jimmy: "def comedy jam" was amazing. that as great. >> an amazing era, man. you know what i mean? >> jimmy: i won a comedy contest once, a standup comedy contest. and i performed. they were touring, "def comedy
jam," and i toured with them. >> you stood on stage as a white dude, right? >> jimmy: yep. [ laughter ] i went on as a white dude. >> that's big, man, that's big. >> jimmy: yeah, it was a stretch for me. >> that's big right there, man. >> jimmy: yeah, that was fun. but that was with martin. wasn't martin the host? >> martin lawrence hosted. yeah, i did two seasons. man, i was on the first season with martin, man. >> jimmy: that's right, you were on the first season. >> a long time ago. >> jimmy: i have a picture of you. look at young j.b. smoove. >> woo! look at that hightop. [ cheers and applause ] how about that, brother? how about that right there? how about that right there? >> jimmy: what is that, yeah? >> i had all the fades, people. i had all the fades, too. believe me. i had all. >> jimmy: you had all types of fades? >> i had the gumby fade. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, yeah, i remember gumby. >> i had the ramp fade. i had staircase fade. the staircase fade. i would walk up my own staircase. i would flip my whole body around and walk up my own staircase. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's great. >> i was bad back then. >> jimmy: that is bad. that is bad. >> i was cold with it, man. >> jimmy: yeah, that was good.
hey, you're in new york city because you're shooting "curb your enthusiasm" here. >> man, we are in town. we are shooting "curb your enthusiasm." [ cheers and applause ] it's been a blast. >> jimmy: how is your character, leon black, enjoying new york city? >> this dude was made for new york city, i'm telling you something. i don't know why larry even considered to shoot me out there in l.a. this is leon country, man. the dirt, the grime, you know what i mean? leon is a grimy dude, man. you know what i mean? [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: you mean he's a grimy guy? >> leon's one of the dudes that will climb right out of a dumpster with a date. you know what i mean? [ laughter ] he'll just climb right out of the dumpster. he'll be like -- [ screams ] >> jimmy: yeah, and he'll have a date with him. >> you know what i mean? he's a grimy dude. he's a grimy dude. >> jimmy: he's a grimy dude. >> but the fans have come out, man. it's been crazy. man, people are shooting -- you know, people, this camera phone stuff is out of control. people are just shooting their own versions of the show with their camera phones. [ light laughter ] you know what i mean, it's like the fan's cut. you know, it's the fan's cut. >> jimmy: the fans will make their own director's cut. yeah, and put it on youtube. i can't wait. >> i would not be surprised if we see an episode of "curb your enthusiasm" on youtube, man. >> jimmy: you said the plot this year is awesome, right?
>> oh, it's awesome, man. come on now. leon in new york city, come on now. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: i'm excited about it. >> the possibilities, the possibilities. >> jimmy: i'm so happy. congratulations to you. i am so happy, you're really killing it out there. 'cause i knew you back in 2004. >> 2004, jimmy, we hooked up. >> jimmy: yeah, you used to write for "saturday night live." >> three seasons, man. '04, '05, and '06, man. good times for me, man. >> jimmy: dude, you were hilarious. you always had really hilarious pitches in the pitch-me-in. >> man, that was my thing. to go in there and pitch good ideas. you know what i loved, too? i loved getting a check. [ laughter ] that's the one thing i love, jimmy. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was pretty good. i remember you were very busy back then. >> that's right, jimmy. i have several jobs when i worked around here, man. i use this whole building to my advantage. let me tell you something, i was a writer on the show. >> jimmy: that's right. >> right? i was in sketches, monologues, right? >> jimmy: yeah. >> i did warm up the first two seasons. >> jimmy: that's right. >> and i was on "conan o'brien" right down -- i was on "conan o'brien" like six times! >> jimmy: yes! >> you know what i mean? >> jimmy: amazing.
[ cheers and applause ] you got a lot of checks. >> there was one job, jimmy, that a lot of people didn't know i did. i had another side job. >> jimmy: which one? >> i had five jobs all together in the building. >> jimmy: what job was it? >> i was actually -- you won't believe this, man. i was actually the nbc peacock. [ laughter ] for a short period of time. >> jimmy: what, really? yeah, man, for a little bit. for a little bit. we do have a couple of pictures of you, right? do you mind me showing? there you are there. [ laughter ] >> see right there? i'm coming to work. that's how my day starts. i come to work, see, i'm in the elevator with everybody else. hustle, bustle, get in the elevator, everybody crowded in the elevator. you know, i'm back there. you know? [ laughter ] they had a little paper jam. see that? >> jimmy: as the peacock. >> which is really job six right there. i'm not supposed to be doing that. >> jimmy: that is illegal, yeah. >> here's a little break by the water cooler. >> jimmy: taking a break, okay, yeah. >> it gets hot in there. that's a hot costume! >> jimmy: absolutely. >> very hot costume. right here's a very lonely life. that's having lunch by myself. [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: you didn't have any friends? >> people hated those feathers all in your food, you know what i mean? >> jimmy: i see, i see, they cleared out when you were eating. >> they hate that. smoke breaks, you know what i mean? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: smoking peacock? >> i'm just sitting there and that's going through my own mind, i'm just, "why? what is life all about?" you know what i mean? >> jimmy: absolutely, yeah. you have to do that sometimes. [ laughter and applause ] >> you have to get it out. you got to get it in and you got to get it out. gotta get out. you know what i mean? a lot of liquids. >> jimmy: you always said that. >> that's also a water cooler. see, that's the logo. >> jimmy: there you go. that's fantastic. [ cheers and applause ] you're the peacock. >> i'm the peacock. >> jimmy: you're the greatest. congrats, buddy. j.b. smoove, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] we'll be right back with the "step up 3d" dancers. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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