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[ cheers and applause ] ? >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- benedict cumberbatch. rachel maddow. musical guest, jim james. and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 564, seattle!
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? ? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, hello! [ cheers and applause ] hola. hi, everybody. welcome. welcome, everybody. welcome to "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] this is it. this is the show you want to be watching, and you're here, you made it, and thank you so much. how great was the game last night? oh, my goodness. [ cheers and applause ] one of the best games ever. congratulations to the chicago cubs who won their first world
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oh, my gosh. when asked how it was to witness history, cubs fans said, "i don't remember." [ laughter and applause ] not now. too loud. this was big, though. cubs catcher david ross became the oldest man ever to hit a a home run in game seven of the world series. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. it was great. it was a good moment. you could tell he was old, because after the homer, he used a stair lift to get back into the dugout. [ laughter ] i just love that statistic, though. david ross is the oldest player to ever hit a home run in a a game seven of the world series. it's just -- maybe they're just trying to fill time, but they were just so many stats from the announcers last night. and some of them were just a a little ridiculous, very specific. i mean, for instance, they said cubs first baseman anthony rizzo has a postseason slugging percentage of .492, which is also the verification code on his mastercard. [ laughter and applause ] no one should have to know
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>> jimmy: they said it. they also claimed cleveland's mike napoli is the only player to ground into a double play in the same month that "gilmore girls" premiers on netflix. [ laughter and applause ] that's true, but -- >> steve: you need it. >> jimmy: i don't know. >> steve: it helps me. >> jimmy: then they said the indians outfielder ,coco crisp is the first player in world series history to double twice off the same pitcher, while also being named after a sugary breakfast cereal. [ applause ] okay, that one i'll give them. >> jimmy: and finally, they mentioned the tarp used during last night's rain delay was once a poncho worn by new jersey governor chris christie. that's not true. [ cheers and applause ] . >> steve: that cannot be true. >> jimmy: there's no way that's true. [ applause ] another big story is that cubs team president, theo epstein, how about this guy, unbelievable. he's now ended world series droughts for both the chicago cubs and the boston red sox. wow. now he's going to take on his toughest job yet, president of radio shack. [ laughter and applause ] i don't know how he's going to
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a month-long bender to celebrate. and hillary said, "if you can wait five more days, i'll join you." [ laughter and applause ] but hillary did really send out a tweet congratulating the cubs on winning, and then trump sent out a tweet criticizing the indians for putting his casinos out of business. he got the wrong -- [ laughter and applause ] but in her tweet, hillary told the cubs, "way to make history." inspiring to her than seeing someone blow a lead, come back, then blow it again, then somehow still win the whole thing. that would be amazing. [ laughter and applause ] but a new poll shows that hillary clinton is ahead of donald trump in colorado by three points. then people in colorado said, "but with two more months to go in this thing, who knows what may happen." [ laughter and applause ] get this. i read that both donald trump and hillary clinton's election
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in new york city. [ cheers and applause ] and win or lose, the dancing will be terrible at both of them. ? [ cheers and applause ] ? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: the only -- the only dance i know. i was a new kid for a while. >> steve: you were, for two weeks. >> jimmy: this was kind of surprising. "the new york times" magazine said as of this summer, bill clinton still had a locker at donald trump's westchester golf club. even stranger, it was in the women's locker room. [ laughter and applause ] oops, did i come in here by mistake again? ? my bad. [ laughter ]
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[ laughter ] finally, i read that if hillary clinton becomes president, she has pledged that had 50% of her cabinet will be female. [ cheers ] and critics say she should just pick the people who'd be best at the job. then hillary was like, "you're right, it should be 100% female." [ cheers and applause ] got a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ? ? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, yes! >> steve: what a show! >> jimmy: it has been a great week so far. there's more ahead. tomorrow night, dana carvey and alicia keys will be joining us. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i love both those guys. and of course, we'll have thank you notes. you don't want to miss that. we do that every friday. but first, he stars in the new
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[ cheers and applause ] that's right. and he's hosting "saturday night live" this weekend. [ cheers and applause ] my man, benedict cumberbatch is here! [ cheers and applause ] plus, she's the host of "the rachel maddow show" on msnbc, our friend rachel maddow is stopping by as well. [ cheers and applause ] maybe we'll have a cocktail. gosh, every time he comes on, either with his band, my morning jacket, or solo stuff, jim james, or as yim yames. >> steve: yim yames. >> jimmy: he was yim yames. yeah, and now he's -- is he back to jim james? >> questlove: he's back to jim. yes. >> jimmy: he's just jim now. >> questlove: just jim. >> jimmy: one word. >> steve: jim. >> jimmy: just jim. like cher. yeah, exactly. now, he's unbelievable. and i think still to this day, my favorite musical performance was "a new life" -- >> questlove: "a new life," yeah. >> jimmy: -- on "late night" that we did. if you go on youtube, it's probably out there somewhere.
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it was one of the coolest -- right? everybody did a great job. our director, our crew, jim, the roots were awesome. they played with, like a a marching band. remember frank knuckles, that was a starring role for you. [ light laughter ] and it was -- it was really -- anyway, i love him, and tonight, he just is amazing as he always is. i love him. jim james is here tonight. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he is fantastic! i love him! guys, it is time for "tonight here we go. [ cheers and applause ] ? hashtags hashtags ? >> jimmy: you guys are on twitter? [ cheers and applause ] we use twitter on our show every single week, so if you want to play along, we do this thing every wednesday, or as i call it, wed-nes-day. [ laughter ] i send out a hashtag, and we ask you guys to tweet out things based on that topic. so, since the chicago cubs
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-- even though some people thought it might never happen, i went on twitter and sent out a hashtag called, that happened. i asked you guys to tweet out something weird, funny, or unbelievable that really happened to you. man, that game was fun last night. >> questlove: it was. >> jimmy: we watched it -- we watched it with the writers and some of the staff at the show. we went to 4040 club. >> steve: mm-hmm. nice. >> jimmy: yeah. that was pretty -- it was happening. but we had the big screen on and we were all watching and there were people from chicago that work here at the show and just so funny. and so albertino is so superstitious. she thought she had to watch the whole game squatting. [ light laughter ] every time she'd sit up, they'd score a run or something. so she sat the whole game watching like that, like, freaking out. and then questlove came and maybe stayed for about ten minutes. >> questlove: yeah. i left because i thought i was jinxing the game. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: questlove came and the indians scored three runs
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>> questlove: it's known that i jinx games. any game that i watch, i jinx. >> jimmy: you really just took off. like i'm out, i'm out, i'm out. bye, bye, bye. >> questlove: i literally ran out like the kool-aid man through the wall. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: anyway, well, they ended up winning, it was a a great game and props to cleveland. [ cheers and applause ] cleveland indians, classy, played good baseball. guys, we got thousands of tweets. within 30 minutes, it was a a trending topic in the u.s. [ cheers and applause ] so thank you for those tweets. and i thought i'd share some of my favorite that happened remember, higgins, this is that happened. this one's from @klarac91. she said, "got a speeding ticket, and sped away when the cop handed it to me, because i was so mad. he pulled me over again and gave me another ticket. there you go. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: that happened. >> jimmy: that happened. this one's from @cutebricks. she says, "once my boyfriend told me he wanted to have a a romantic walk on the beach. he actually took me to see a a dead whale he had heard about on the news."
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>> steve: it blew up. >> jimmy: you want to see a a dead whale? ? when the night has come ? "stand by me 2." [ laughter ] this one's from @markwinterton. he says, "in kindergarten, i put on my coat in the morning and forgot that i wasn't wearing a shirt until i got to school." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: what's up? >> jimmy: what's going on, teach? what's happening? that child was flea from red hot chili peppers. >> steve: are you shirtless to this day. vladimir putin. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this one is @lisamurray89. she says, "i waited behind a a group of mannequins for 20 minutes in the store thinking it was a line." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: guys, stop texting. >> steve: this cashier is the worst. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this one is from whappy. >> steve: what? whappy?
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>> steve: whappy? w,h? >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: whappy. >> jimmy: not whacky. >> steve: not wacky but whappy. whappy. >> jimmy: whappy. [ whip crack ] >> steve: that happened. >> jimmy: whappy. [ whip crack ] >> steve: that happened. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: can we get a whip sound, fred? can you work in a whip sound? and i'll say, that happened, as we do it? @whappy52. >> steve: that happened. it's a living. >> jimmy: all right. [ whip crack ] [ whip crack ] all right, stop! fred, fred, fred! [ laughter ] is he all right? can make sure fred's okay? [ laughter ] make sure -- fred our sound guy is okay. it sounds like he was -- that sounded a little -- that sounded serious. thank you, fred. >> steve: yikes. >> jimmy: everyone was out late
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[ whip crack ] [ whip crack ] [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: stop, fred, stop! stop! at this point, it's a disaster. whole night is a disaster. >> steve: that happened. that happened. >> jimmy: all right. she says, "my dog pooped on the neighbor's lawn, i ran home to get a bag, returned to find my neighbors blaming each other. i just walked away." [ laughter and applause ] you guys figure this out. it's definitely someone. >> steve: that's not from a a dog! >> jimmy: this one is from @dna6971, he says, "i got scared by the reflection of my own eyeballs while peaking through the blinds." [ laughter ] this one's from @joshuaqdaily. he says, "at a red light, i saw a guy get out of his car and grab a bag of taco seasoning from his windshield." [ laughter and applause ] i guess it's like a chip clip. yeah. >> steve: what am, i going to do with this taco seasoning?
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this one's from @bengalgirl68. she says, "i was mad at my kids, so i punted the head off a snowman we just made. it was a solid block of ice, it broke my foot." well, that is karma. that is karma. [ laughter and applause ] punted off the head of a a snowman? >> steve: like a round house kick? >> jimmy: what's wrong with people? [ laughter ] from @sweetiepie. she says, "got out of a taxi le. it was the window of a a restaurant." [ laughter and applae there you have it, those are our "tonight show" hashtags. check out more of our favorites. go to stick around. we'll be right back with benedict cumberbatch. [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: our first guest stars in the new marvel movie, "doctor strange," which opens in imax, 3d, and theaters on friday. yeah, sure.
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night live" this weekend with -- [ cheers and applause ] they're having a great season, musical guest solange. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome benedict cumberbatch. ? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. >> jimmy: wow, very excited. velvet. >> you want to stroke it, jimmy? >> jimmy: i do. i want to stroke it. i do. [ talking over each other ] >> that's the corduroy stroke it. >> jimmy: corduroy stroke it, yeah. >> your hand would disappear into another world. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: congratulations, i got to say to you, because you had a little baby. >> i did indeed. [ cheers and applause ] we had one and we expect another. thank you. >> jimmy: celebration time. >> celebration time.
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? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we've never done that on the show. never. i just made that up. when we celebrate, we don't do that. but welcome i'm very happy -- >> that just happened? >> jimmy: that just happened. you are hosting "saturday night live" this weekend. >> yes, i am. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. >> jimmy: with musical guest solange. >> amazing, solange, i saw her rehearsing. >> have you got advice coming? you've done that a lot. >> jimmy: "saturday night live"? >> yeah. what should i do? >> jimmy: i'll give you real good advice that could really help you. >> please. >> jimmy: make up all the lines. [ light laughter ] >> okay. >> jimmy: as you go on, lorne loves that. >> so ignore everything that --. >> jimmy: all the written words, yeah, just go and start improvising. >> yeah, all right. >> jimmy: lorne likes it and the cast likes it when you just start laughing in the middle of a sketch. [ light laughter ]
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okay. >> jimmy: that's his favorite thing. you're from england, right? >> i am, yeah. >> jimmy: you should talk about the election and your views, with politics. [ light laughter ] people love that. the audience would enjoy that. >> yeah. as a foreigner, i should definitely talk about your elections. >> jimmy: just make a real statement. take all that advice. >> thank you. thank you. thank you. >> jimmy: i actually have -- we now air in england, in the uk, on the e channel at 10:00 p.m. tuesdays through saturday. i'm very excited because i love >> hello, england. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hello, england. i'm so excited by that. do you have any advice for me? >> do it in an english accent. they love it when americans do really, really good english accents. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: are you sure? >> yeah, maybe make it regional. do it like a yorkshire accent. >> jimmy: [ in yorkshire accent ] "oh, yorkshire, of course." >> exactly. [ light laughter ] exactly. >> jimmy: [ in yorkshire accent ] i mean, yorkshire, is that the only accent you'd like me to
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>> no, i think they'd like to hear you do it in welsh too. >> jimmy: welsh? welsh. >> welsh. >> jimmy: [ in welsh accent ] you've got to do, like, what you've got to do. welsh. [ cheers and applause ] >> you've got this. >> jimmy: thank you so much for that advice. [ talking over each other ] i really appreciate that. >> they're going to love you in wales. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: i want to -- it's your first time hosting "saturday night live" so i thought we'd go through a quick list of different firsts and you can answer as fast as you can. we can make this very quick. first me >> when i was, i don't know, about 4. i played joseph in nativity. >> jimmy: it went well? >> it went well. yeah, i got a bit frustrated with mary. she didn't come out with her lines so we just pushed her to the side and we carried on. [ light laughter ] i was 4. i was 4. i was very young. >> jimmy: first kiss? >> first kiss was under water. with a girl called meredith. [ cheers ] >> jimmy: really? underwater? >> ow! water! >> jimmy: that's awesome.
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i don't really know why or if that's -- i have to do this underwater first. it's just happened. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: what do you mean it just happened? were you swimming in the same direction? >> we were fooling around and, you know -- >> jimmy: mary was in her name? >> meredith. >> jimmy: meredith. how cute. first album? >> "bad", michael jackson. [ cheers ] very, very -- >> jimmy: first concert? >> first concert was guns n' roses, "use your illusion" tour. [ cheers ] i got dressed up in really, what i thought was very cool hard gear, like shorts and a a t-shirt and it was at wembley. >> jimmy: hard gear. >> yeah. hard gear. >> jimmy: shorts. >> and trainers. >> jimmy: first movie you ever went to? >> i think it was "octopussy, yeah." [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: james bond. >> yeah.
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>> i think it was. >> jimmy: first super hero movie? >> "batman", michael keaton's "batman." [ cheers ] and we, we were obsessed with it. so we had the posters on the wall, we sung the prince soundtrack and danced around like a lunatic, like that. it was brilliant. >> jimmy: let's talk about "doctor strange." congrats on this. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: go see it in imax, 3d, technically that is a a visually stunning and a a great, well-written story as well. do you like doing these big, giant fi giant of the ones i've ever done. it was a new experience for me, and i absolutely loved it. you get to do huge amounts of stunts and running around. all kind of physical cases. >> jimmy: it's a lot of work, though. >> it is a lot of work but there's people doing it with you so you can get there. >> jimmy: i want to show everyone a clip. here's benedict cumberbatch in "doctor strange." take a look at this. ?
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? ? ? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> jimmy: would you like to play a game with us? >> yeah. >> jimmy: alright, good. more with benedict cumberbatch when we get back. [ cheers and applause ]
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? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back. i'm hanging out with benedict cumberbatch. his new movie, "doctor strange," is in theaters tomorrow. [ cheers and applause ] now, i wanted to try something fun with you. i thought we could act out a a dramatic scene together. >> okay. [ cheers ] >> jimt it is time for "mad lib theater." here we go. ? mad lib theater ? >> jimmy: this is how it works. i'm going to ask you for some silly words. nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. we'll do that, and they're going to be written onto cue cards as you're saying them. but i'll also write them on this card. then we're going act out a a dramatic mad lib scene. ready for this? >> okay. >> jimmy: give me a male name. >> blah -- rory. [ laughter ] not blah-rory, just rory.
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>> jimmy: name of your favorite teacher. >> mrs. tate. >> jimmy: exclamation. >> [ bleep ]. >> jimmy: no! [ laughter and applause ] you can't answer that. no. >> sorry man. >> jimmy: still can't say that. on american television, no. >> sorry. sorry. >> jimmy: you can't say that. >> sorry. >> okay. flibbitty gibbitt. [ light laughter ] [ laughter ] f-l-i-b-b -- >> jimmy: all right, flipptty? >> flippity. >> jimmy: gibbitt. >> g-i, double "b." [ laughter ] i double 't.' >> jimmy: all right that's -- flippity gibbitt a number. >> 4,229. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: plural, plural objects. >> plural objects? eggs. eggs? >> jimmy: eggs, yeah. eggs. >> eggs. >> jimmy: yeah. store name. >> macy's. >> jimmy: body part. >> buttock. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: silly word. >> buttock, no. [ light laughter ]
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a -- >> jimmy: no, flippity gibbitt we could use for that. >> could we just do that now? >> jimmy: we'll do flippity gibbitt down by the silly word. >> this is how it's going upstairs already. i've a right -- >> jimmy: flippity gibbitt. and then exclamation, give me that again. exclamation. you say to someone, you go, hey -- >> crumbs. >> jimmy: there we go. [ light laughter ] >> sorry, hugh grant. >> jimmy: crumbs, that's very hugh grant. yeah, that's great. name of a holiday. >> hanukkah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: movie title. >> movie title? "superman." >> jimmy: "superman." verb ending in "ing." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you can't say that one, yes. >> gyrating. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: amount of distance. like, ten miles or five feet. >> ten miles or five feet? >> jimmy: just an amount. >> oh any amount. half a millimeter. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: country.
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>> jimmy: animal. >> badger. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: famous movie quote. >> "this town needs an enema." [light laughter] jack nicholson in "batman." >> jimmy: "batman." >> jimmy: another body part. >> another body part? this is getting tough. little toe. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: little toe. oh my gosh. that was the name of my band in college. >> you haven't been working long. >> "baah baah black sheep." >> jimmy: oh, yeah. "baah baah black sheep." any reason why? >> when i was a small child, i sang things like "baah baah black sheep." >> jimmy: adjective. >> mind bending. >> jimmy: oh. very interesting gentleman. [ laughter ] well, we've filled out our words. that's our whole game right there. thank you so much. [ cheers and applause ]
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scene. let's go. >> let's do it. [ cheers and applause ] [ dramatic music ] ? [ knocking ] >> hello. i'm detective rory. [ laughter ] and you are? >> jimmy: mrs. tate. [ laughter ] >> you're here today under suspicion of second degree robbery. >> that's right. 4,229 eggs were stolen from macy's. and the crime scene has your butt written all over it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that is flippity gibbitt! [ laughter and applause ]
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of hanukkah? [ laughter ] ? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: we were watching "superman." >> then why does security camera footage show you gyrating just half a millimeter away from the crime scene? [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] playing games. where are you from? >> jimmy: ukraine. [ laughter ] >> yeah. just as i suspected. you know, one of the best parts about being a detective is that i get to lock up criminals like you, and go home to my children and my pet badger and say,
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yeah. >> jimmy: fine. i did it. i committed the robbery. but i only did it because i needed the money to buy myself little toe implant. [ laughter and applause ] >> i knew it all along. i knew it all along. and every time i solve a crime, i like to sing my favorite song -- ? baah baah black sheep ? yes sir yes sir three bags full ? >> jimmy: you have a mind bending voice! i love you! end scene! [ cheers and applause ] ? you're good buddy. you got it good. that's all for "mad lib theater." my thanks to benedict cumberbatch. we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show." come on back, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is the host of "the rachel maddow show" weeknights at 9:00 p.m. on msnbc. plus she's co-anchoring their primetime election night coverage next tuesday, november 8th. please welcome back our friend, rachel maddow. ? ? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i don't know how. rachel maddow welcome back. thank you so much. i love when you're here. how are you keeping the energy up? >> blah. >> jimmy: it's almost over, right? >> yeah. it's, you know? >> jimmy: please tell us it's almost over. >> it is almost over. you know, we took a bet at the
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meeting today, who thinks trump's going to win? some people raised their hands. who thinks clinton's going to win? and then there was like a whole big group of the staff who was like, neither of them's going to win. we've been covering it for so long, so intensely, there's a a belief that maybe it will never end. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: seriously. it's been long. >> it has been long, and it's been stressful, and it's been crazy-making. >> jimmy: i mean i've never heard of this. the e-mail things and the assaulting now, i mean, all this stuff coming out. i go's what is the worst e-mail to think of? what is the worst thing that could happen if they find on anthony weiner's -- well not the worst thing they could find on anthony weiner's laptop. i think i know what that is. >> no, you don't. i argue that. >> jimmy: but like what could come out that hillary was -- has been, the classified information. >> i mean, the thing about the fbi and making this announcement, it's a -- the fbi director wrote a letter to fbi employees after he sent this
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explain my thinking behind this. i want you to know that it's -- we don't know if we have anything of significance. it's entirely possible that we've found nothing significant at all. well, okay, why did you just write a letter to congress then? this is like -- let's say you're applying to be a a firefighter. >> jimmy: okay. >> and you have to go get a a physical so you can be a a firefighter. your doctor calls the fire department and is, like, jimmy came in for his physical, we did a blood draw and you know, it's entirely possible that he >> jimmy: yeah. >> his head could fall off. he could have a very rare form of cancer. he could be totally infectious. now we haven't actually looked at the results of his blood draw yet, but we want you to know that we drew his blood and blood draws can show crazy stuff. >> jimmy: yeah, it could be anything. >> so the fire department is like, wow, should we hire jimmy? like this sounds crazy. but they went to congress. what the fbi director did is he went to congress saying, i don't know if we have anything at all. just want to let you know.
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and there's rules about the fbi not doing stuff like that. the federal law enforcement -- >> jimmy: tamper with the election. >> they're not supposed to do stuff that makes it look like they're trying to influence the election. and in this case, it really looks like that's what the fbi's trying to do. >> jimmy: and are poll numbers being affected by this? >> yeah. totally, yep. i mean the thing to watch at this point, the first thing to remember is that more than 30 million people have already voted. so, if stuff happening in the last few days is going to influence what happens in the election, for those 30 million people, they can stop paying attention. it's fine. they've already cast their vote. >> jimmy: no, because donald trump said that we can actually change our votes. he tweeted out, you can change your vote in six states and if you realize it was a mistakes, he did this once with "dancing with the stars" when -- [ laughter ] jay gosselin, he was trying to pick jay gosselin, did the same thing. >> change your vote america. >> jimmy: it is legal. >> this is so weird. this is -- i mean, what are you saying? hey, if you've early voted, what i want you to do is i want you to go to your local election officials, fill out some paperwork, see if you can persuade them to go find the
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they should void it. and then you want to go back on election day again. and then vote again because i'm assuming that when you want to vote again, you might vote differently than you did the first time. >> jimmy: trying everything though, right. >> it's such a round about way to try to win the election. it's a really -- it's a weird thing. there are things about the way our government and elections work that i think donald trump doesn't get. >> jimmy: well, i mean, the thing about, i'll keep it in suspense too. >> yeah. >> jimmy: that was interesting. >> we've never had -- the reason -- so, he said, i'll keep you in suspense meaning, if it looks like election, i'll keep you in suspense as to whether or not i'll actually concede and admit that she's president. one of the things that has made us the oldest democracy on earth and one of the greatest countries. right, ever in the history of countries. is that we have a peaceful transition of power, and we have these incredible contests that are like really hard fought. and sometimes a little dirty and everything to try to see who's going to be president. but then once you've got to decided, you don't kill the
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you shake hands. but even the person who lost says, well, i recognize this as my new president. this is my commander in chief. the country moves on. we accept. that's how we get new power in this country. >> jimmy: of course. >> if that's no longer true, trump is saying, i will accept the election results if i win. and if i don't, i mean, what's he going to do? is he going to tell people, hillary clinton isn't really the president, i'm secretly the president, don't acknowledge her as commander in chief? the military should mutiny. i'm really the president. because i know -- i mean, that's somethingve ever been through as a country before, and if he's going to try to pull that off, we're really going to be in uncharted territory. >> jimmy: i just say, i think you're doing a fantastic job and brian williams, i like you guys together. >> thank you. >> jimmy: i love you worked so well together and you've done such a great job. i don't know how you're keeping the energy up, but keep going. >> i'm excited. it's scary, but it's exciting too. i mean this is a collective decision we're making as a a country. it's maybe more important than usual this time around. but it is -- just anybody who's feeling overwhelmed or
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be excited about it. which is that it's up to us now. like, whatever you think about everybody else who's been talking about it in these candidates, it's up to us. now's the time when you get to actually do it. and that's exciting. legitimately exciting. we should all be psyched to vote. >> jimmy: this is good. go out there and vote. rachel maddow everyone. [ applause ] "the rachel maddow show" airs weeknights at 9:00 p.m. on msnbc. she'll be co-anchoring election coverage live next tuesday. tune in. music from jim james when we come back. [ cheers and applause ] ? hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back. our next guest is the grammy-nominated front man of my morning jacket and his new solo album, "eternally even," is out now. performing "here in spirit," please welcome jim james. ?
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? no compromise but willing to sacrifice believe what you want go on and be who you are ? ? go out and get what you want ? the stone is thrown it's coming fast the next thing you know ? ? it's crashing through the glass now we're down on our knees picking up the scraps ? ? whatever it takes we're gonna build it back if you don't speak out
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here in spirit and all those who came before came before ? ? here in spirit mmm no compromise ? if the means to an end's in sight ? ? and once the work is done go celebrate what you like ?
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? full of life the stone is thrown it's coming fast ? ? the next thing you know it's crashing thru the glass now we're down on our knees picking up the scraps ? ? whatever it takes we're gonna build it back ? ? if you don't speak out don't speak out ? our love is always here always here here in spirit ? ? and all those who came before
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don't you know you can call on me here in spirit ? ? don't you know you can call on me here in spirit ? ? don't you know you can call on me here in spirit ? ? call on me call on me call on me yeah ? ? ? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh! jim james! [ cheers and applause ]
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november 15th. we'll be right back, everybody.
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? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to benedict cumberbatch, rachel maddow, jim james! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania. stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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. [ cheers and applause ] ? >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with tonight -- vince vaughn, chief anchor of abc news, george stephanopoulos, comedian liza treyger, featuring the 8g band with hannah welton. ? [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ]


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