tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC September 17, 2010 12:35am-1:35am EDT
"jimmy fallon" happening right [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television
-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. how you guys feeling? doing good? [ cheers and applause ] thank you very much. welcome. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. let's get right to the news here. in a new book, french first lady carla bruni reveals that michelle obama told her that she can't stand being the first lady. [ audience gasps ] yeah. you know what else i bet she can't stand? telling someone something in private and then seeing it in their new book. [ laughter ] she probably doesn't like that either. can't stand that. [ applause ] you rat. check this out. this week, a stunt man flew around london wearing a jet pack to promote the launch of the video game "halo reach." unfortunately, all people want to do now is go out and buy a jet pack. [ laughter ] so cool! actually, "halo reach" made $200 million in its first day on
the market. [ scattered applause ] so finally, it looks like unemployment is actually starting to help the economy. which is very -- [ laughter ] pretty cool. this is a pretty big story. today, pope benedict admitted that the catholic church didn't act fast enough against priests accused of sexual abuse. although, it wasn't that encouraging when he promised to do better next time. [ laughter ] why would he -- hey, i just want to say happy 54th birthday to illusionist david copperfield, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] he's fantastic. i love that guy. when i saw him at his party, i was like, "is this your birthday card?" [ laughter ] here's some medical news. a new study found that exercise can help relieve insomnia.
or if you're like most americans, just thinking about exercise can help relive -- relieve insomnia. relive. [ laughter ] the tv network e! is coming out with a new reality show called "bridal plasty." where brides to-be compete to win plastic surgery. [ audience ohs ] 'cause that's what every woman wants, is for their husband to lift that veil and find the beautiful heartfelt words, "oh, thank god you got rid of that thing. thank you. [ laughter ] now we can do this." and finally, this is pretty crazy. a medical marijuana store in california has started sellin pot-flavored ice cream. [ cheers and applause ] it comes in three sizes -- small, medium, and totally freaking out, man. [ laughter ] ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show. give it up for the roots! ♪
♪ >> jimmy: hey, thanks so much! that is legendary rapper bun b from uga! [ cheers and applause ] he's sitting in with the roots tonight. his latest album "thrill o.g." was the first in more than five years to get five mikes rating in "the source" magazine. congrats on that, buddy. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: five-mike rating. that's awesome, buddy. >> could do worse. >> jimmy: yeah, it could be worse. yeah, yeah, yeah. i think i got like half a mike. i got a cord for my album. [ laughter ]
they said, "we'll give you the cord, but you have to buy your own mike." well, thanks for being here, buddy. appreciate it. >> thanks for having me. >> jimmy: we've got a fantastic show tonight, you guys. from amc's "mad men" and the new movie "the town" jon hamm is here! [ cheers and applause ] i love that guy. he helped me out at the emmys. what a great dude. i'm a fan of her, too. from the new movie "jack goes boating," the lovely amy ryan is joining us. [ cheers and applause ] she's a treat, too. funny, funny person. and as broadway week continues here at "late night," it's broadway week, we've got a performance from the brand new musical, "bloody bloody andrew jackson." [ cheers and applause ] that's tonight. getting a lot of buzz. got a lot of buzz on that play. and it's gonna be good. you've got to check that one out. you guys, it's thursday. that means it's time to "remix the clips." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ now, this is where we take stuff
we found on the internet and tv stuff that's funny, weird or interesting, and have our very own questlove remix it. he does it live and it's always entertaining. we love this. did you guys watch the season premiere of "oprah" this week? [ applause ] [ scattered cheers ] yeah. it's the final season of her show. so oprah decided to give everyone in her audience a pretty amazing gift. but what i love is, people in her audience just freak out. like it's gonna change their life. and they don't even know what the -- what the prize is. they're like -- just take a look at how crazy this is. >> maybe i should take all of you with me -- [ cheers ] -- to the other side of the world! [ screaming ] we're going to australia! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: we're going to ♪ australia it's so exciting. i didn't even win the prize, and i'm excited. [ laughter ] this next clip comes to us from stark county, ohio. this guy hasn't seen this. it's on the internet this past week. phil davison, he wanted his party's nomination for the job of county treasurer. he just wanted to be the treasurer. county treasurer. and i mean he really, really wanted it. check out this very passionate, very passionate, almost insane campaign speech. >> my name is phil davidson. and i am seeking our party's nomination for the position of stark county treasurer. [ laughter ] in the middle of opportunity! excuse me. in the middle of difficulty. [ laughter ] i'm going to repeat that, so i have clarity tonight. in the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity! this is the opportunity we've
been waiting for! [ laughter ] the stark county treasurer's office is a mess! drastic times require what? drastic measures! yes! [ laughter ] who said that? thank you! drastic times require drastic measures! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: drastic measures! yes! who said that? [ applause ] wow. and there was only three people in that crowd, too. he's just screaming. [ laughter ] i like that guy. this next clip was made by a video dating service back in the '80s. so the ladies, if you're watching, these guys were available. >> hi. i'm maurice. i'm an executive by day and a wild man by night. [ laughter ] >> you've probably already noticed that i have incredibly blue eyes. >> hi. my name is phil. most of my friends call me big phil. >> i'm not afraid to get down in my tuxedo, if you're not afraid to let the wind mess your hair up a little bit when i take the top down. >> perhaps even a nice bath with
some champagne and candles. [ audience oohs ] >> jimmy: some of them might still be available. i don't know. we don't know. we're checking on that? our final clip of the night is this guy who recorded his roommate laughing, and his roommate's laugh just keeps going on and on. it's the craziest laugh. watch this guy. >> i still love you! ♪ [ laughter ] >> oh, my god. wow. [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: that's good. ha, ha, ha, ha! [ cheers and applause ] it goes longer and longer and longer. i saved you from him. all right. those are the four clips we have today. questlove, let's see what you can do with it, buddy. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ world world world ♪ ♪ aaaaah aaaah, aaaah aaaah, aaaah ♪ ♪ ♪ it's the opportunity we've been waiting for ♪
♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ champagne and candles ♪ this is the opportunity we've been waiting for ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: champagne and candles. that was awesome. give it up for questlove! we'll be right back with more "late night"! ♪ champagne and candles champagne and candles ♪ [ cheers and applause ] always a lot going on. we have three children and two dogs. this is my baby. this is the most expensive member of the household. scotty needed a new laptop for college, but we don't like to pay interest unnecessarily. so, the blueprint plan couldn't have come at a better time because i'm able to designate what i pay off every month and then what i'm going to pay off over time. blueprint really gives me peace of mind. with blueprint on her slate card,
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. and thank you for watching. hope you had a great day today. you know, once every few years, something special comes along. something that defines a generation and changes the way we all think. that's right. it's time to play "name that guy." ♪ name that guy ♪
[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you. let's give it up for tonight's lucky contestants. come on over. [ cheers and applause ] welcome. welcome to "name that guy." the rules are so simple. we'll show you a picture of a guy, and you'll have to correctly guess his first and last name. so for example, here's an easy one. i'd show you this picture, and you would say -- that's right. gary peterson. [ laughter ] like i said, that was an easy one. [ laughter ] they'll be much tougher in the real game. you guys ready to play? all right. let's go to round one.
we're on a tight budget, so we had to steal all of our graphics from old episodes of "home improvement." [ laughter ] contestant number one, what is your name and where are you from? >> i'm vanessa. i'm from vancouver. >> jimmy: oh, welcome. welcome. love vancouver. [ cheers and applause ] the 'couve. all right, now, you know how it works. a series of guys will flash by on the sharp 108 over here. and whichever one it lands on, you have to guess his full name. let's name that guy! ♪ [ laughter ] ooh. you got an easy one. shh, audience, no helping. >> uhh -- tim brown. [ buzzer sounds ] >> jimmy: so close. we were looking for craig jenkins. [ laughter ] craig jenkins. all right. well, that's the name of round one, which means it's time for a word from our sponsor.
♪ hugosaurus rex he's gonna hug you till you die ♪ >> hugosaurus rex not included. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: hugosaurus rex. okay. thanks for playing. [ laughter ] contestant number two, how are you? >> good, how are you? >> jimmy: i'm doing great. now, what is your name and where are you from? >> nila from connecticut. >> jimmy: nila. very good, from connecticut, welcome to our show. [ cheers and applause ] step up over here, because round two is going to begin right about meow. [ meow ] [ laughter ] now, have you ever -- have you ever been in love? >> yeah. i love you. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, pal. i love you. that's awesome. all right, here we go. [ laughter ] let's name that guy?
♪ [ laughter ] [ siren sound ] oh, oh. you know what that sound means. you get a free hint. >> steve: hint! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: here is your hint. his name is not wally coomer. [ laughter ] it's not -- it's not that. so, with that in mind -- >> okay. >> jimmy: what is your answer? what do you think? >> ubano thomasi. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: judges, can we accept that, judges? [ buzzer sounds ] so sorry.
we were looking for ben tankles. [ audience ohs ] ben tankles. we also would have accepted benjamin tankles, as well. but your score is zero, which means it's time for a brief biography of benjamin tankles. >> benjamin tankles was born in wilmette, illinois. >> jimmy: thank you so much for playing. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] come on up, buddy. nice to see you, pal. what's your name, and where are you from? >> darren, right here in new york. >> jimmy: hey! very good man. right here. [ applause ] local, local guy. i think you can do this. it's time to name that guy! ♪ [ laughter ] [ thunder sounds ] whoa, hey-o. you know what that sound means. it's time for the lightning round. how this works is, we'll put 15 seconds on the clock, d we'll show you up to eight pictures of guys, one at a time. answer as quickly as possible. there is no penalty for a wrong answer. you get one guess per guy. so make him count, okay? >> all right?
>> jimmy: and remember, for every right answer, you get $1,000 and a brand new zebra. ready? >> i'm ready. >> jimmy: 15 seconds on the clock. name -- that -- guy! >> bill johansen. [ buzzer ] robert palmer. [ buzzer ] scott peterson. [ buzzer ] long hair mcgee. [ buzzer ] mustache magoo? [ buzzer ] i got nothing. [ buzzer ] >> jimmy: show him the last one, just in case. >> out you could have gotten that last kid probably. not him. the next one. yeah. >> craig jensen, wasn't it? >> no, no. in order, it was ron jasper, dave borales, glen drenic, wesley price, stanley rabbit peters, rob totes, jerry sebastian jr. and the last guy, andy pocket. [ audience aws ] andy pocket. ♪ andy pocket ♪ ♪ andy pocket ♪ ♪ andy pocket [ laughter ] >> jimmy: well, that's all the time we have here on "name that guy." guys, come on over.
you all finished tied for last place with zero points. so, you all missed out on the grand prize of $15,000 and a lifetime supply of zebras. but we do have a consolation prize. higgins, what will they be taking home? >> steve: well, jimmy, they'll each be getting a t-shirt emblazoned with the name of the guy they failed to correctly identify. wear your shame in style. ♪ jimmy [ applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very, very much. i'm sorry? what is your name? what is your name? >> oh. spooner. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right, everybody. enjoy your prizes. [ laughter ] and always remember these two things. one, be yourself. and two, stay out of the ocean. you have no idea what kind of crazy-ass stuff lives down there. we'll be right back with jon hamm, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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you know our next guest from amc's three-time emmy-winning show "mad men." he's now starring in the new movie "the town," which opens everywhere tomorrow. give it up for jon hamm! ♪ this is a man's world this is a man's world but it wouldn't be nothing ♪ ♪ nothing without a woman a girl ♪ >> jimmy: talking about jon hamm. >> hi, buddy. >> jimmy: hey, dude, pal. nice to see you. >> i know. it's fun. >> jimmy: thank you, first of all. thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you for helping me out with the emmy opening. >> how much fun was that? >> jimmy: i mean, dancing and -- [ cheers and applause ] you were the greatest. thank you for doing that. >> there was a certain point, i think i turned to tina and i was like, "are we really backstage with randy jackson about to go sing 'born to run'?" and she was like, "yeah, this is actually happening and it is live." and i was like, "okay, good." >> jimmy: yeah, we kind of put it all together pretty quickly.
right? a couple of days. but i remember, like, you were just, like -- i would just put you in a room with betty white, just like do any dance. and man, you did the funniest dance. you did a thing like -- >> betty white will not stop talking -- calling me, by the way. it's getting a little awkward. >> jimmy: it's getting awkward. we have to tell her. she watches the show. betty, stop it, please. [ laughter ] but, dude, you're always great. and i'm so happy you were game to do that. thank you so much because i appreciate that. >> my pleasure. >> jimmy: you're always good. you're good on "saturday night live." >> i think it was the best emmys ever. i'll be -- [ cheers and applause ] most fun. >> jimmy: thank you. >> moved along. on time. under budget. >> jimmy: under budget. everyone got to the parties afterwards. hey, are you hosting "saturday night live" this year? >> i am. i'll be back on october 30th. >> jimmy: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> halloween. >> jimmy: halloween show. >> yes. >> jimmy: oh, my god. that's fun. you were around then last time, weren't you? >> i did. the first time i hosted was a halloween show, as well. >> jimmy: that's a fun show. >> it is. new york in halloween is, like, always kind of crazy anyway. so, yeah. but love doing the show, and it's a blast, yeah.
>> jimmy: you like doing live stuff? >> absolutely. >> jimmy: yeah, what was your favorite sketch? did you have any favorites? i know it's hard to pick your favorite. >> well, yeah. like, the first time i hosted it, it was so terrifying and new and exciting. but i did a sketch that will forte wrote where he was a trick-or-treater. but he was dressed -- the character as a child molester. [ laughter ] but there was some confusion as to whether that was actually a costume, or he was actually going door to door informing people that he was a child molester. so, it was hilariously awkward, and will does that very well. >> jimmy: yeah. i think they wrote that for brian williams, originally. >> well, interesting story. as we were rehearsing it on friday or saturday or something -- the camera blocking and everything, forte comes back from, like, a break and he's kind of got this ashen look. and i'm like, "what happened?" like "what happened, man?" and he has this note in his hand. he says, "i just got this note. you have to read this."
and it says, 'from the desk of brian williams." "i was watching on the feed from my office. why is there some idiot in a charlie brown sweater doing my sketch?" [ laughter ] and i was like -- "lose my number. love, brian williams." and i was like, "what just happened, man?" >> jimmy: it's brian williams. >> the anger -- like, the voice of nbc news? >> jimmy: he's america's favorite news man. >> beloved by everyone. >> jimmy: he was talking on the "today" show this morning about his -- he's obsessed with you, obsessed with "mad men," obsessed with "saturday night live." >> he's a fan of the show. he's a fan of "snl." >> jimmy: you've got to watch when you're in this building, because he knows where you are. i mean, you got to watch, he watches the feed. he can show up, you know, wherever. >> he'll be fine. i'm not worried about brian williams. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you never know. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's just sad. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. [ laughter ]
hey, any of these internet rumors true? are you going to play superman? >> i don't -- i certainly haven't been informed of that. they might want to run that by me. >> jimmy: yeah, would you do it? >> well, i don't know. i think i'm -- unless superman's power suddenly was the power of being really old -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no. >> sort of like he has the amazing power to get awesome parking places at 7-eleven and the grocery store. like he's really good at mall walking. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's speed walking, yeah. heel-toe, heel-toe. >> i may be aged out of that competition. >> jimmy: oh, really? i thought you'd be good. all right, well, maybe do a "superman" sketch on "snl"? >> that i could definitely do. >> jimmy: all right, good. i want to talk about "the town." this is a great movie. [ cheers and applause ] crazy good reviews. ben affleck directed it.m#wi >> yes. >> jimmy: and wrote it, too, right? >> rewrote it. co-wrote it. and directed it. stars in it. it's shot in boston. which, believe it or not, ben affleck -- [ cheers ]
ben affleck has some pull in boston. >> jimmy: he has some pull in boston. he does. i mean, it's you. jeremy renner's amazing. blake lively. and ben. the acting in the movie, too. >> rebecca hall. chris cooper. the cast is outstanding. >> jimmy: it's unbelievable. >> it's kind of an old school, low-fi action cops and robbers movie. and we had a blast making it. >> jimmy: yeah. and basically, like yeah. these guys, ben and his group of friends. yeah, from charleston, right? >> charlestown, yeah. a tiny one-square-mile place in boston that's this neighborhood where, like, a hugely disproportionate number of bank robbers come from. so, everyone knows, kind of, when there's a bank robbery, where you start looking. and i play the fbi character who's tasked with finding these guys. >> jimmy: it's so fun. it's such a fun movie, 'cause, like, they're putting on masks and they're holding up banks and it gets tricky. and it's good. >> yes. and we got to shoot in fenway park, which is outstanding. >> jimmy: i mean, how great is fenway park? [ cheers and applause ] >> it was amazing. >> jimmy: it is just unbelievable. >> we had the premiere --
actually, we had the premiere tuesday night at fenway park on the field. >> jimmy: with all the people just packed in the stands? >> yeah, it was pretty good. >> jimmy: they must have been going nuts. >> they were quite excited. >> jimmy: 'cause the people, like, recognize you in the streets, they're probably like, "yeah!" >> and in boston, the people we had working on the film, there was this odd experience, especially me playing the cop, that the robbers got all the great cheers. the cop was sort of routinely booed. and i was kind of like, "well, all right, i guess this is where the priorities come out." >> jimmy: absolutely, yeah. >> it's boston. >> jimmy: every time ben came on, they're like, "yeah!" >> believe it or not. >> jimmy: they love him, oh, he's the golden boy, man. they love him over there. we have a clip from the movie "the town." here's jon hamm. >> you and your boys didn't just roll a star market over in malden for a box of quarters. >> no. you decided to bang it out in the north end at 9:00 in the morning with assault rifles. you dummies shot a guard! now you're like a half off sale at big and tall. every cop is in line. fortunately, though, for you,
this guard has miraculously clung to life. now, if it were up to me and they gave me two minutes and a wet towel, i would personally asphyxiate this half-wit so we could string you up on a federal m-1, end this story with a bag on your head, a paralyzing agent running through your veins. >> jimmy: yeah! that's the way to do it! [ cheers and applause ] play the guitar on the mtv right there. that's the way you do it. "the town" is in theaters everywhere tomorrow! and "mad men" airs sundays at 10:00 p.m. on amc. more with jon hamm when we get back! come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ waves crashing ] [ waves crashing ] ♪ call me ishmael! ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we are back with the great jon hamm. his new movie "the town" is out tomorrow. you've got to go see that movie. i know you're a sports fan, and i know you also like to play poker. so we thought we'd combine the two and play some football poker tonight. >> a perfect solution. >> jimmy: so we have 16 plates arranged over there. each representing different cards. now, we each have five footballs to throw. whatever card on the plate you break is what you get. if you miss, you get nothing. >> how much money have you got on you? >> jimmy: what are you talking
about? are you trying to make this interesting? >> we could make it a little interesting. i'm just saying. >> jimmy: we bet last time, didn't we? >> no, we did, and i think you won. how much have i got? >> jimmy: [ bleep ] [ laughter ] >> it's basic cable money. it doesn't really count. we'll do 100 bucks for the jimmy fund. how's that? >> jimmy: okay. $100 to the jimmy fund, boston. >> yeah. boston love. >> jimmy: $100 to the charity jimmy fund. that's perfect. >> you want to hold it? >> jimmy: yeah. >> the money. >> jimmy: thanks, buddy. yeah, yeah, perfect. there we go. that's nice. that's the way to leave the house every day. >> feel like a monopoly character. >> jimmy: that does look like a monopoly character. jon will go first. >> all right. >> jimmy: best hand wins. go for, it buddy. >> oh. shameful. >> jimmy: here we go. [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: off the ceiling. off the ceiling, that counts! >> you should have to call back for it on that, honestly. >> jimmy: that counts. i have a 10. >> what was that, a 10? [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that was a jack. 10 and a jack. >> that was a jack. [ drum roll ] [ sad tuba ] [ audience ohs ] >> jimmy: nothing was right. nothing was cool about that at all. [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] that was a nice one. >> that's a pair. >> jimmy: you have pair of jacks. okay, what do i gotta do here? going to get the 10. [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> the king -- >> jimmy: it comes back on the rebound. yeah, exactly. all off the back. off the backboard. >> oh, gosh. i hate you so much. [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
[ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] you're killing me. >> jimmy: off the board. dude, i keep going off the backboard. >> you're getting more points for style than anything else. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. [ drum roll ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i can't win. >> you cannot win. >> jimmy: i want to go for that ten up there -- >> get it! >> jimmy: oh. [ drum roll ] [ sad tuba ] [ audience ohs ] all right, dude, you won 100 bucks for the jimmy fund. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] go see "the town" in theaters. it's starting tomorrow. next "mad men," sunday, 10 p.m. on amc. jon hamm, again, everybody. amy ryan joins us next. come on back. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ male announcer ] if you're in the market for an off-road vehicle, ask about the skid plates. ask if they're a full-protection five-piece package.
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>> jimmy: that's weird. jon is just in ben's new movie, you were in ben affleck's other movie. >> i was in ben's old movie. >> jimmy: "gone baby gone." >> yes. >> jimmy: it got you an oscar nomination. you were fantastic in that movie. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. >> jimmy: really, really awesome job. great job in that movie. you had to do the boston accent as well. >> i had to do the boston accent. >> jimmy: do you slip into it now and then or no? >> no. i kind of forgot it once that job was over. but i don't know. >> jimmy: you ended up doing "the office" after that -- [ cheers and applause ] you were phenomenal on "the office," too. >> oh, thank you. thank you. yeah, right after the oscar nomination i wanted -- i wanted to do something so different from that character. so i actually -- >> jimmy: a strung out single mom. >> yeah. i was tired. >> jimmy: getting a lot of those roles? >> more boston. you know, i tried to get that out of me. wicked. [ in a boston accent ] "wicked pisser." >> jimmy: "wicked pisser." >> you have i good "wicked
pisser." >> jimmy: "wicked pisser." yeah, absolutely. >> did you have a "wicked pisser"? >> jon: yes, we had our fir share. i got to meet quite a few ladies who were like -- "you know what? i don't like you so much. i'm not a fan of yours." all right, thank you very much. >> jimmy: pleasure meeting you. >> jon: nice to see you. >> jimmy: tough place. some areas in boston, it's great. but then -- >> i wanted to end up -- i asked if possible could i go on "the office." and it -- happenstance happened that i -- it worked out. and i got there, and it was very shortly after the oscar nomination, and rainn wilson just looked at me and said, "you've got to aim higher." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but, god, you were phenomenal on the show, though. >> thanks, thanks. i really enjoyed that character. >> jimmy: they had you do like impressions on the show. >> yeah. they had -- holly flax does impressions. she's not very good at it, but she thinks it is. which i think is just as funny then people who are really good. >> jimmy: equally funny, yeah. >> but i used to do them as a kid. i used to do impressions to make my sisters laugh. but i was great when i was 8. [ light laughter ]
>> jimmy: and then after that -- who would you do? >> i had a mean kermit the frog. i had a gilbert gottfried. >> jimmy: every kid has a great gilbert gottfried imersonation. >> you have great one, too, don't you? >> jimmy: i do gilbert gottfried, too, yeah. but i'm not -- i can just do it like that -- [ as gilbert gottfried ] "what is this? that's great!" [ cheers and applause ] "'jack goes boating,' let's talk about that!" can you do a little gilbert? >> i, yeah, i might ruin my vocal cords. not that i'm a singer. i'm performing at the met next. all right. forgive me. seriously, this is not since i'm 8. >> jimmy: i'm so excited. [ as gilbert gottfried ] >> "i was having dinner with my friend charlie manson." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i didn't get to my punch line. >> jimmy: all right, my god, go to the punch line.
this is amazing. sorry, sorry. this is great. >> "and he said is it hot in here or am i crazy?" [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] i just stole it from you. i never did that when i was 8. i just stole that from you. >> jimmy: that's fantastic. >> thank you. >> jimmy: hey, tell me about "jack goes boating." >> oh, i love this movie. >> jimmy: philip seymour hoffman is an amazing guy. >> he's amazing. he's the greatest actor. sorry to us. but he's just a phenomenal human being. and phenomenal director as it turns out. >> jimmy: he directed this, as well. >> he did, yeah. >> jimmy: where did it come from? a stage play? >> it started as a play off broadway. >> jimmy: he did it? >> he didn't direct it. but he acted in it, as well. as did john ortiz and daphne rubin-vega, who are also in the film. >> jimmy: they're great, too, yeah. it's just an interesting thing about it. it's kind of, like, two single people -- >> yeah, it's two -- lonely hearts who are in their 40s and
are a little afraid of love. but they have two friends that are in a marriage that set them up. and as their love starts to blossom the other marriage starts to crack and crumble. but it's actually very funny and poignant and beautiful. and it's set in new york. and it's shot in new york, and it's just a love letter to the city, as well. >> jimmy: we have a clip from the movie. "jack goes boating." amy ryan. >> went back to be with her at the village care facility. >> oh, that's -- god! got up from a coma, went home. >> and then he fell down and hit his head in the hallway, and then he died. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: amy ryan in "jack goes boating." opens in l.a. and new york friday. we'll be right back with a performance from the broadway musical "bloody bloody andrew jackson"! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we've got a great show to finish the week tomorrow. tomorrow, the always hilarious good man will arnett will be here. [ cheers and applause ] he's a funny dude. from the new nbc show everybody's talking about "the event," jason ritter will be joining us. [ cheers and applause ] and to wrap up broadway week we're excited to have a performance from a broadway icon. patti lupone is going to be here tomorrow night. she's gonna do a song from "gypsy." i'm very excited about that. i hope to see you back here tomorrow night. but first, tonight, we're so excited to have a performance from "bloody bloody andrew jackson." [ cheers and applause ] this is a brand-new musical about the life of america's first political maverick who some might call one of our nation's founding rock stars. here to perform the song "rock star," please welcome "bloody bloody andrew jackson." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ washington crossed the delaware river washington ♪ ♪ acted like a rock star washington made america deliver ♪
♪ washington tried to be a rock star ♪ ♪ but all that fame that he had won it wasn't really any fun ♪ ♪ and soon the people started turnin' whoa whoa whoa ♪ ♪ that boy who couldn't tell a lie two terms and then he said goodbye ♪ ♪ and georgie went back to mt. vernon whaa ♪ ♪ why don't you just shoot me in the head 'cause you know ♪ ♪ i'd be better off dead if there's really no place in america ♪ ♪ for a celebrity of the first rank ♪ ♪ ladies and gentlemen president andrew jackson yeah ♪ >> i'm wearing some tight, tight jeans. and tonight we're delving into some serious, serious crap. i'm andrew jackson. i'm your president. let's go! 1-2-a-1-2-3! ♪ john adams tried to be an american idol jefferson tried to be a ♪ ♪ rock star madison tried to make the presidency vital ♪ ♪ james monroe was a douchebag the story always ♪ ♪ ends the same it's hard to handle all that fame ♪
♪ if you don't really have it in you whoa whoa whoa ♪ ♪ there's no place in democracy for your brand ♪ ♪ of aristocracy so take that crap back to virginia ♪ ♪ or massachusetts why don't you just shoot me in the head ♪ ♪ 'cause you know i'd be better off dead if there's really ♪ ♪ no place in america for a celebrity of the first rank ♪ ♪ you can't just be a founding father ♪ >> would you like to see my stimulus package? ♪ when everybody wants you to be their father ♪ >> oh, you are so warm! ♪ you can't just be a founding father ♪ >> i'm gonna fill you with hot throbbing populism! ♪ 'cause everybody needs you to be their father ♪ ♪ why don't you just shoot me in the head 'cause you know ♪ ♪ i'd be better off dead if there's really no place in america ♪ ♪ for a celebrity of the first rank why don't you just ♪ ♪ shoot me in the head 'cause you know i'd be better off dead ♪ ♪ if there's really no place in america for a celebrity ♪ ♪ of the first rank why don't you just shoot me in the head ♪ ♪ 'cause you know i'd be better off dead if there's really ♪ ♪ no place in america for a celebrity of the first rank ♪
♪ why don't you just shoot me in the head 'cause you know ♪ ♪ i'd be better off dead if there's really no place in america ♪ ♪ for a celebrity of the first rank why don't you just ♪ ♪ shoot me in the head 'cause you know i'd be better off dead ♪ ♪ if there's really no place in america for a celebrity of the first rank ♪ ♪ why don't you just shoot me in the head 'cause you know ♪ ♪ i'd be better off dead if there's really no place in america ♪ ♪ for a celebrity of the first rank why don't you just ♪ ♪ shoot me in the head 'cause you know i'd be better off dead ♪ ♪ if there's really no place in america for a celebrity of the first rank ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! thank you, thank you, thank you. that was great. "bloody bloody andrew jackson," begins previews on broadway september 20th, at the bernard b. jacobs theatre. and everybody, everyone in tonight's studio audience is getting the cast cd and free tickets to the show. [ cheers and applause ] you can find more information on our website at latenightwithjimmyfallon.com. my thanks to jon hamm, amy ryan, brian williams. bloody bloody andrew jackson. bun-b in the house! and the greatest band on late night, the roots right there. everybody, give it up. [ cheers and applause ]