tv The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC December 16, 2016 11:34pm-12:38am EST
on. >> tonight's show is bittersweet. sheensashgs heading within the nbc family. you're heading to d.c. >> my last night. it's bittersweet. i'm already missing you guys. we have had so much working together. ing everybody here is great with. i'm excited to go to d.c. but our viewers are fantastic and our viewers make us want to come to work and make it enjoyable. >> five years has flown by, right. >> it has flown by. >> sheena we'll miss you. >> miss you already. [ 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 -- reese witherspoon. andrew rannells. musical guest, warpaint.
and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 593, ecuador! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh! hi, everybody! welcome. [ cheers and applause ] oh. it's a hot crowd tonight. crazy, crazy hot. [ cheers and applause ] whoo! welcome, everybody. welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome to "the tonight show." this is it. [ cheers and applause ] this is the show. glad you're here. this is it.
you made it. here's what people are talking about, guys. we are still in the middle of a a big cold snap that's affecting most of the country. and in fact, i saw that between now and sunday, below freezing temperatures are expected in 49 states. [ audience oohs ] americans were like, "does russia control our weather now too?" [ laughter ] is that what's happening? [ laughter ] does russia control the weather now, dad? [ cheers ] you don't understand my life. [ light laughter ] of course, the other big story is russia's interfering with the election, and in an interview this morning, president obama threatened to retaliate against them. [ audience oohs ] to really punish them, obama is going to hack russia's next election, to make trump their president, too. >> steve: wow. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: see how you like it! see how you like it. are you kidding me?
[ laughter ] he's telling jokes. calm down. i saw last night donald trump held a rally in hershey, pennsylvania, as part of his thank you tour. trump said he loves going to hershey because it's another place he can get a kiss without asking. [ cheers and applause ] guys, victoria's secret just released a christmas ad featuring its angels in lingerie, set to the song "santa --" yeah. ow! [ light laughter ] well, this year, we actually tried to slip our warm-up comedian, seth herzog, into the ad. and this is great. they didn't even notice. [ light laughter ] watch the ad and see if you can pick him out. [ laughter ] ♪ ♪ santa baby slip a sable under the tree for me ♪ ♪ been an awful good girl [ laughter ] santa baby and hurry down the chimney tonight ♪ ♪ santa baby a '54 convertible convertible too
light blue ♪ [ cheers ] ♪ i'll wait up for you dear santa baby so hurry down the chimney tonight ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: subtle. subtle. you can barely -- >> steve: i didn't even see it. >> jimmy: you didn't see it? >> steve: no. >> jimmy: yeah, i'll show it to you later, man. it's cool. [ light laughter ] some news for travelers. a terminal at new york's jfk airport is being updated with new hotel rooms, ballrooms, restaurants, bars, and a a nightclub. while over at laguardia, the soda fountain at cinnabon now has ice. [ laughter and applause ] "fill it up yourself. there might be a rat in there. i don't know. [ laughter ] if there is, you're lucky. the ice melts slower." [ light laughter ] i heard that a pilot on a a recent southwest airlines flight made a special announcement to congratulate the passengers because all the alcohol on board had been consumed during a three-hour flight. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: wow.
>> jimmy: not bad. then the pilot said, "and i'm really sorry you guys didn't get any." [ laughter ] [ slurring ] "if you look to your left, you'll see my ex diane's house. she's probably having dinner with carl. [ laughter ] but i like him. i don't care, you know? good for her. i'm happy for her. [ laughter ] i can -- i can date anyone -- i can date anyone i want. i mean, i have a great job. i'm a pilot. i'm a 'round the world traveler." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] i think the pilot's drunk. is russia flying it? [ light laughter ] this week, alaska air completed a $2.6 billion deal to merge with virgin america. as the merger was happening, virgin said, "be gentle, this is my first merger." [ laughter and applause ]
finally, everyone's excited about this. the new "star wars" movie, "rogue one", opens this weekend. [ cheers and applause ] but i -- i read that some trump supporters are actually boycotting the movie over false claims that they added in anti-trump scenes. [ audience oohs ] although if you go back, all the "star wars" movies seem to reference trump. >> i've just made a deal that will keep the empire out of here forever. >> i've been making lots of wonderful deals, great deals. >> he's as clumsy as he is stupid. >> i said "because you're stupid." what can i tell ya. >> still hanging around with this loser? >> what a loser! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
>> jimmy: that's amazing. last couple of nights, the roots have been playing music -- i've been coming over here, and you might be like, "why are they playing that?" these are all songs that are written by alan thicke. >> alan thicke, yeah. >> jimmy: alan thicke is just amazing. what a talented guy. we're going to miss him. guys, check us out again next week. on monday, we'll be joined by two legendry performers, denzel washington and tony bennett. [ cheers and applause ] then later this week, matthew mcconaughey, viola davis, jim parsons, and adam driver will all be stopping by. you don't want to miss it. but first, we have a great show tonight. she's a big-time movie star with a giant new animated movie called "sing!" the one, the only reese witherspoon is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] plus he's such a talented actor. he's currently on broadway in the revival of "falsettos." andrew rannells is dropping in. [ cheers and applause ] talented dude.
andrew and i are going to partner up in a cool new thing we're doing. it's called virtual reality pictionary. [ cheers ] >> steve: blow your mind. >> jimmy: it's the future. and we have great music. man, oh man, i love this jam. i'll tell you what it is first. warpaint is here, you guys. >> steve: oh! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah, that's my jam! guys, we have exactly six shows left before we go on christmas break, which means it's time for that beloved "tonight show" tradition. it's time for 12 days of christmas sweaters! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ twelve days of christmas sweaters six days left ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: that's right. every show between now and christmas, we're giving one lucky audience member a a fantastic christmas sweater from the countdown to christmas cabinet. now, since there are six shows left, let's open door number six. [ cheers and applause ] oh, wow.
♪ [ cheers and applause ] wow. jazzy. jazzy. that's a jazzy vest. that's a faux -- a faux vest. f-a-u-x, and bonus hoodie. don't worry about it. all good. all good. [ cheers and applause ] now, let's see who's going home with tonight's sweater. everyone look at your seat number. now, if i call your number, i need you to jump up, let me know where you are. quest, can i get a drum roll, please? [ drum roll ] [ cheers and applause ] who wants this one? it's a good one. you're going to want this. [ cheers and applause ] that's it. feel the vibe. there we go, there we go. 206! ♪ hey, front row. hi. ♪ hi, how are you, pal? good to see you.
front row. that's -- we just had another person in the front row yesterday or two days ago. this is the first time ever anyone in the front row has gotten it. so i'm very psyched you're here. so, how is this seat number 206? it is though. [ light laughter ] starts here. it's like, we're missing 205 people. >> i know, it's weird. >> jimmy: yeah. hi, what is your name by the way? >> i'm dani. >> jimmy: dani, how are you? jimmy -- >> i'm good. nice to meet you. >> jimmy: reese witherspoon played the character dani in "man in the moon", do you know that? >> i know. >> jimmy: yeah, where are you from? >> chicago. >> jimmy: i love chicago! hey, this is perfect for chicago. [ light laughter ] it gets cold -- it gets cold in chicago, right? >> very. >> jimmy: do you have anything like this? >> not yet. >> jimmy: oh, this is it. do you want to try this on? yeah, try this on. this is gonna be good. ♪ it's very -- it takes -- there's some steps to it. but, you somehow -- yeah. i'll hold this. ♪ [ light laughter ] [ cheers and applause ]
yeah. i mean, look that. it's subtle. it's subtle. no -- look at that. [ cheers and applause ] not bad. really subtle. it looks cute! i love it. congratulations, pal! >> thank you. >> jimmy: dani, thank you very much for being here. i appreciate it. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey, wait -- wait a second. hey, guys, hold on a second. i'm -- i'm in the spirit of giving tonight. [ cheers and applause ] we're about to give away some more amazing stuff. it's time for "tonight show stocking stuffers!" [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ tonight i'm gonna be your stocking stuffer ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: tonight, we're giving away an awesome gift to every single person in our studio audience! [ cheers and applause ] plus, you know what they say. the best things in life come in fours. so, tonight, we're not just giving away one gift. ♪ we're going to give away four
gifts! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] you guys ready to see? you guys ready to see? [ cheers and applause ] oh, yeah. you can feel it. you can feel it. all right. tonight's stocking stuffers are -- a $50 gift card to amazon. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ a one-year amazon music unlimited subscription. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] a one-year amazon prime membership. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] and finally, everyone is getting a brand-new amazon echo! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: the amazon echo is a a voice-controlled speaker that is hands free and always ready. it can answer questions, play music, read the news, and much, much more. throw in the amazon music unlimited subscription, the amazon prime membership, and the gift card, we're looking at an estimated retail value of $450. jimmy!
>> jimmy: look at that. that's what i'm talking about. that's what i'm talking about. [ cheers and applause ] thank you so much to the generous people at amazon for doing this. [ cheers and applause ] enjoy these gifts, everyone. happy holidays! we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ oh, life-sized dragon hand back scratcher. if only it came in a luffa. it does! oh, a raisin re-hydrator. it turns them back into grapes. wow, what an exhausting journey. that's a good wedding present. good call. thank you... and thank you, lady blue. with the blue cash everyday card from american express, you get cash back on purchases with no annual fee. oh, look at this. disposable microphone for my uncle bob's 75th! a one and done. yes. find your voice and then dispose of it. it's more than cash back. it's backed by the service and security of american express. oh my...
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♪ thank you, nativity scenes, for showing me what it would look like if jesus' family did the mannequin challenge. [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> steve: so true. ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, frankincense and myrrh, for sounding like a law firm in bethlehem. [ laughter ] [ applause ] "i'm terry myrrh and if this happened to you, then you call me at 1-800 --" [ applause ] terry myrrh. ♪ thank you, coffee filters, or as shaq calls you, cupcake wrappers. [ laughter ] >> steve: have a cupcake. >> jimmy: i want a cupcake. >> steve: it's a cake in a cup. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's a cake -- i put it in a cup and i call it a a cupcake. ♪
thank you, used towel on the ground. i could pick you up in one second with my hand, but i'm going to spend five minutes trying to pick you up with my toes. [ applause ] why am i doing this? ♪ thank you, the combination of a a golden retriever and a a dachshund, for being called a a golden dox, and not a wiener retriever. >> steve: hey-oh! [ laughter and applause ] hey! oh! >> jimmy: cute dog. >> steve: no. >> jimmy: cute dog. >> steve: wiener retriever. [ laughter ] ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, family newsletters during the holidays, for being the original fake news. there you go, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] those are my thank you notes. we'll be right back with reese witherspoon! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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>> jimmy: our first guest this evening -- oh, i love her so much -- is a golden globe and an academy award-winning actress. she stars alongside matthew mcconaughey and scarlett johansson in a big new animated film called, "sing," which is in theaters in 3d on wednesday, december 21st. please welcome back to the show, our pal, reese witherspoon! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: can you feel the love? come on. [ cheers and applause ] we love you. they love you. >> it's mutual. >> jimmy: look at that. how are you, pal? >> i'm good.
>> jimmy: thanks for coming back. you look gorgeous. >> thank you. >> jimmy: thank you for coming back to our show. i appreciate it. >> i haven't seen you in a a while. >> jimmy: i know. how are the babies? how old are they? >> they're not babies anymore, jimmy. my daughter's 17 -- >> jimmy: what? >> and my son's 13, and then i have a little 4-year-old. >> jimmy: 17 years old. >> yeah, i have a -- >> jimmy: ava? >> yeah, ava's 17. >> jimmy: have i known you for 17 years? >> i have known you for 17 years, yeah. >> jimmy: i thought you -- because i remember i got her a a gift. >> you did. >> jimmy: a baby. >> you got her -- yeah, yeah. and she's, like, super into music, and she's -- >> jimmy: she's -- really? she a musician? >> yeah. >> jimmy: that's very -- this is very odd. [ light laughter ] >> why? >> jimmy: i got her -- i got her a drum. >> you mean when she was born? >> jimmy: you remember this? >> you got her, like, a really loud, loud toy. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly, yeah. [ laughter ] because i wanted to get her into music. >> yeah, yeah, and you didn't have any kids at the time. so you didn't know that you're not supposed to buy a new mom -- >> jimmy: no, no, i thought it would be funny -- >> like, a super loud -- >> jimmy: i thought it would be funny to get it real loud. >> it was really -- it was really funny. >> jimmy: wait a second. i thought it was very funny. [ laughter ] because, yeah. i didn't have any kids. i know, i know. please, no.
>> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: questlove has his own drumset, and we haven't opened the box yet. >> okay. [ laughter ] when you have your next baby, i'm going to buy you, like, a a gong for the baby. like -- ♪ gong >> jimmy: wait, so she's into music? >> yeah, she's super into music, yeah. >> jimmy: ava? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: you have someone to thank for this. i mean, this is -- [ laughter ] >> uncle jimmy. >> jimmy: uncle, unkey jimmy got you that for you. [ laughter ] >> it's jimmy. >> jimmy: that's so good. that's fantastic. oh, i love it. tell her i said hi. >> i will. >> jimmy: i think she doesn't know who i am. but i -- [ laughter ] >> i think she knows who you are. >> jimmy: i like -- well, i know who she is. i kind of know who she is. i knew her as a baby. [ laughter ] that was the last time i talked to her, i think. she couldn't talk. [ laughter ] i always -- i like to ask about your family. i don't know why, but i love your mom. i love betty. how is your mom doing? i know she's a fan of the show. >> aw, yeah. my mom's so good. she loves you. she told me to tell you she loves you. >> jimmy: good. >> and she loves everybody in the whole band. she's just -- she's such a big fan. and her favorite thing, of course, because a southern woman, is "thank you notes." >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. [ cheers and applause ] i love that.
>> she says, "i love a man who writes a thank you note." [ laughter ] and then one time, you wrote her a thank you note, and she framed it. [ audience aws ] >> jimmy: did she really? >> i know. isn't that sweet? yeah. >> jimmy: why did you -- i love -- well, no way. i love doing that. well, i got her a present for christmas. >> oh, my gosh. what did you get her? >> jimmy: thought it'd be fun. i got her thank you notes and the pen that i use when i do "thank you notes." >> aw, that's so nice! [ applause ] >> jimmy: so she can write some "thank you notes." >> she will love that. >> jimmy: she will? okay. good, good, good. >> she will. and she'll probably have to write you a thank you note on the "thank you notes." >> jimmy: yeah, oh i love that. tell her if she does that, i'll frame it. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, that'll be great. i heard that you were talking about -- she gives you reviews, movie reviews. >> yes. >> jimmy: but they're, like, five words or four words, or -- >> right. she'll be like, "i saw 'la la land.' ryan gosling, hot." [ laughter ] "love, mom." or she'll be like, uh -- >> jimmy: "manchester by the sea." >> "'manchester by the sea'. orphans, men, sad. love, mom." [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: would she ever do movie reviews for our show if we asked her? >> oh, my god! yes. she would love it. >> jimmy: if i had, like, the betty review. >> yeah, yeah. i think she needs some betty reviews. i think she would do really well at film festivals. >> jimmy: no. >> she keeps it short. >> jimmy: mom, if you're watching, just get, like, ten of them ready to go. we'll send you -- we'll set her up with screeners and stuff. that would be so good to get the betty review. >> it would be good. >> jimmy: yeah, that's good. i want to talk about your movie, because you're fantastic in it. man, oh man, what a fun movie this is. >> it's really a fun movie. >> jimmy: it's so -- i mean, i just -- my kids loved it. >> did they see it? >> jimmy: yeah, of course. >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: i mean, they're only 3 and 2. >> the kids love it. [ laughter ] even when they're little, they're like -- >> jimmy: i dropped them off at the theater and left. i came back. [ laughter ] >> you did? yeah. >> jimmy: came back, picked them up. they were like -- >> well, that's what kids' movies are for. >> jimmy: exactly, yeah. but all the music in there. oh, my gosh. >> i know. it's crazy. they have so many amazing songs. >> jimmy: i don't know how they got -- but every awesome song is in it. but it's super funny. every second is funny. you're fantastic. you play -- >> rosita. >> jimmy: rosita. >> so, i'm a pig who's a mom of 25 piglets. >> jimmy: piglets. [ light laughter ] and you're always singing in the kitchen. >> i'm always singing in the
kitchen, and everybody ignores me, and i've always had a a secret dream to be a singer. and so, i've managed to sneak out of the house and compete. and matthew mcconaughey is this koala who's having a singing competition at the theater. >> jimmy: it's the guys that do "minions," and they do "secret life of pets." and i think you're just great in it, and -- >> aw, thanks. >> jimmy: we love you. >> thanks. >> jimmy: we have a clip. here's reese witherspoon's character, rosita, getting ready for the big talent competition in "sing" in theaters wednesday. check it out. >> well, it sounds to me like you are way better off without that -- that -- >> that total super jerk, dinkle splat. >> exactly, total super jerk dinkle splat. >> rosita, gunter, you're on. >> yeah, okay, here. there should be some gum or candy in there somewhere. just help yourself. ♪ >> i'm warning you. this place is about to explode with major piggy power! yeah! >> okay, come on. you can do this. ♪ i stay out too late got nothing in my brain ♪
>> are you okay? >> yes, i'm fine. thank you. [ laughter ] how are you? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "how are you?" reese witherspoon! [ cheers and applause ] "sing" is in theaters in 3d on wednesday. more "tonight show" after the break. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ these as well. luke!? amy. it's been years! oh, you smell the same. meet my wife and my kids. oh you guys are so good-looking... and impeccably dressed. thanks. it's all old navy. you sending off some last minute gifts? i miss us. you know? you should go to old navy. the entire store is up to 60% off right now. that's an amazing idea. okay, i think i'll go there. get out of here. i don't know what that is. i'm just scratching my eyes.
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he is killing it this season on weekend update on "saturday night live." give it up for michael che. >> we did it. >> steve: we did it! we did it! we won! >> jimmy: no -- we haven't even played the game yet. >> we did it. we won. >> jimmy: the game works exactly like pictionary, except the person who is drawing will be wearing one of these virtual reality headsets right here. yeah, yeah. it's really cool. and drawing in this 3d space using this program called "tilt brush." you click the trigger here and you draw. and we will be able to see their point of view from -- through the virtual reality up on the big screen here. 45 seconds per turn. i will go first. you guys can take your seats. andrew, we're going to do it. >> oh, we're gonna do it. >> steve: we don't guess on this one. >> jimmy: what's that? >> steve: we don't guess on this one. >> jimmy: no, you don't guess, no. me and andrew we're gonna win on this one. >> but we can if we know the answer. >> jimmy: no, i would rather you not. because i'm gonna go -- got one number here. pick a number, any number. >> what if we know it?
[ cheers ] >> jimmy: everyone said four. i've never had -- >> "the price is right" in here. hm, alright. oh, god. >> steve: he can say what it is right? >> jimmy: oh, can i? >> like an object or -- sure. what is it? what do we got? >> jimmy: whoa, whoa. >> oh god. >> jimmy: all right. it's a person -- >> ah, got you. >> jimmy: i -- any slight movement. it is a person, place, or animal. >> steve: person, place, or animal. >> jimmy: yes. this is for andrew. >> that's very vague. >> steve: i think it's an animal. i think it's an animal. >> jimmy: person, place, or animal. >> okay. >> jimmy: everybody ready for this? >> okay. >> jimmy: here we go. >> it's -- it's a candle. it's a -- it's a -- it's a a quill? it's a -- it's a -- it's a a person who's singing? it's a person who's singing. it's -- a snake charmer. >> jimmy: yes! [ cheers and applause ] >> that was pretty good.
>> jimmy: so weird. you're going to freak out. you're going to freak out. it's so weird. it's fantastic. >> i'm scared already. >> jimmy: it's nuts dude! >> what number? [ cheers ] all right. i mean -- >> jimmy: come on. i mean, yeah. no brainer. >> oh. right? >> come on. we got this. we got this. >> jimmy: steve, that's the attitude. that's the attitude you got to have right there. >> we got this. >> nope. >> steve: god dang it. >> jimmy: alright, what is it? >> it's a movie. okay. >> a movie. >> oh, god. >> okay, let me -- let me warm up. do you press this thing, right? >> jimmy: uh huh. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he's alright -- [ laughter ] >> sorry. >> jimmy: stop it, stop it. come on. michael, don't listen to him. all right, ready? [ laughter ] >> it's a movie? >> it's a movie. >> jimmy: restart the clock. don't write the word "poop." this cost us millions of dollars. >> steve: all right. are we ready? >> yeah. >> jimmy: grow up. oh, here we go.
go! >> cobra. >> watch it. >> "pretty woman." uh, "die hard." >> jimmy: dude, what is going on? "die hard"? what are you talking about? "die hard?" >> "of mice and men." "little rascals." >> jimmy: a homeless man? >> steve: mm-hmm! >> oh! homeless! "pretty woman." >> steve: no. >> homeless woman! wait, this is -- all right. is this a movie for families? >> steve: yes. >> oh, man. [ buzzer ] >> jimmy: "trading places." >> steve: no, you'll never in a a billion years guess it. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: what is it? >> steve: "lady and the tramp." >> why didn't you draw a dog? [ laughter ] >> you drew an actual tramp! >> steve: it was a tramp. >> this is a dog. >> steve: you're right.
>> jimmy: two dogs and spaghetti. >> steve: oh, now. >> jimmy: he drew an actual tramp. >> he drew a lady and a tramp. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: a lady -- >> steve: the poop threw me off. >> i liked it. >> jimmy: did you see that? he had the bindle on the end of -- that's fantastic. >> wait, what -- how was "pretty woman" close? >> steve: it's not a woman. it's a lady. >> jimmy: oh my god. >> steve: lady! >> "lady and the tramp." >> jimmy: oh my dog. >> okay, what number? [ cheers ] >> i heard two. >> jimmy: yeah, very aggressive two. >> oh, jesus. >> jimmy: all right. do you need help putting it on, andrew? do you want me to help you? >> i think i got it. okay. yeah, i'm okay. are you going to shoot something at my -- >> jimmy: i won't shoot something at your -- i promise. >> okay. >> jimmy: you're my partner, man. >> okay? all right, ready? >> jimmy: person. what is it, a person, place, thing? >> oh, sorry. it's an action. >> jimmy: an action. sword fighting. >> no.
shoot. >> jimmy: dueling? >> oh, no. >> steve: oh, no. oh, my god. they're in love! [ laughter ] >> oh, my goodness. >> jimmy: "pretty woman." "pretty woman." "magic mike." >> no. >> steve: oh, come on! >> are you sure it's not sword fighting? >> jimmy: okay, it's an action. prostitution. i have no -- i have no -- >> steve: oh, my god. poop head. >> jimmy: oh, wait, he can see and he's -- is he a -- he's giving her money. is he a pimp? >> steve: viagra! >> jimmy: wait, something -- he's -- wait he's -- [ buzzer ] poop. >> steve: i mean, though come on. hey! >> jimmy: don't draw poop. this is a million dollar game we're playing. >> oh, yeah. >> i panicked. >> jimmy: you keep drawing the word poop in 3d. >> i know right? >> i panicked and just wrote "poop." i didn't know what to do. >> jimmy: what was it? >> pickpocket. >> steve: oh. >> i like that you just went to -- prostitute, pimp. >> jimmy: i don't know what reality you were living in. but i'll stick to my real reality. [ talking over each other ] >> what do you guys want? [ cheers ]
>> steve: a character from "lady and the tramp." >> could be. >> one? >> steve: number one. we won. we won. >> jimmy: no, number one. >> steve: oh, sorry. number, two. poop. [ light laughter ] okay, what is it che? >> all right, this is an object. >> steve: an object. >> it's an object. ready? >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: i'm ready. i love -- >> steve: a lemon. >> jimmy: everyone's so calm using this thing. this is the future of game play. >> steve: oh my god, viagra. >> jimmy: michael, you don't have to lean against the wall. you can walk around. >> steve: a gingerbread man. ♪ >> okay, okay. >> steve: a gingerbread house! [ cheers and applause ] >> there you go. ♪ ♪ this is how you do it see? >> you're better at this. >> jimmy: should i go with this, one? >> you should go. i'm a better receiver. [ laughter ] hey, oh. >> steve: hey! another character from "lady and the tramp." >> jimmy: i can't believe -- "lady and the tramp." all right, guys, what number?
[ cheers ] >> we can guess on this one too. >> jimmy: oh, okay. now, this is -- >> who gets it, wins it. >> jimmy: here's the deal. everything's worth quadruple the points -- >> steve: right. >> jimmy: so whoever -- whoever gets this, if your partner gets it, we win. if you guess it -- >> we -- >> jimmy: you guys win. >> i'm in. >> all right, let's do it. >> jimmy: it's an action. >> great. pickpocket. >> steve: tramping. [ light laughter ] >> hobo camp. >> jimmy: all right, ready? >> looking for the remote. >> jimmy: all right, here we go ready? >> all right, ready. >> steve: it's an action. >> jimmy: yeah. >> drawing. >> it's a person who's -- no. kicking. >> drawing. >> at a box. >> magic carpet. >> steve: couch sitting. couch potato. >> couch surfing! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how'd you get that? i have no eaidow h you got that. >> good game. >> jimmy: michael che right there, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] steve higgins. you guys did it. you had the confidence. >> steve: we did it! >> jimmy: you had the confidence going in. we're talking to andrew rannells after the break, everybody.
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>> jimmy: our next guest is a a grammy award-winning and tony-nominated performer. you know him from the hit musical, "book of mormon." he's unbelievable in that, him and josh gad. and also the hbo series, "girls." he's currently starring on broadway in "falsettos," which is playing now through january 8th at the walter kerr theatre. everyone please welcome andrew rannells! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: "falsettos," can we just talk about this? are you -- i'm so excited about this. >> i'm so excited. actually, today we just released our cast album of this very show. >> jimmy: really? >> so you can get it on the itunes. [ cheers and applause ] how crazy is that? >> jimmy: yeah. have cast albums just kind of all jumped because of "hamilton"?
>> i don't think anybody's, yeah, going to have that type of success. like across the -- like. >> jimmy: well, but i think in general, right? because i everyone's like, now, i think -- i don't know. >> yeah, it's like a nice way to sort of preserve the show. it's never been fully recorded before, so it's really cool that we can do it. >> jimmy: but this is all kind of full circle for you, because you -- you saw this? >> i, you know, i saw it on the tony awards in 1992. >> jimmy: where were you? >> i was home in nebraska, in omaha, nebraska. and i was saw this show on the tony awards, and i really, sort of, just fell in love with it and obsessed about it. and now, it's very strange to get to be doing it on broadway with this amazing cast. >> jimmy: it's got to be. it's just totally cool. >> yeah, it's really nice. yeah, it's a real -- it's a a real pinch-me moment, folks. [ laughter ] it's a real -- i really let you down on that pictionary, man. >> jimmy: yeah, you came out -- bummed out. you did not let me down. >> pickpocket! >> jimmy: that was perfect. what are you talking about? that was great. "lady and the tramp" was awful. >> that was pretty crazy. >> jimmy: just awful. >> but i was really impressed with his hobo drawing, though. that was really -- >> jimmy: that was just a a bindle and -- >> that was really great. that was really, really great. i really liked that one. thanks for having me back.
>> jimmy: no, i'm happy that you're here. >> i'm so happy to be here. >> jimmy: i think one of your first big musicals, that was not "falsettos," not "book of mormon" -- >> no, before that. >> jimmy: not with the great josh gad. i give him props, because i love that guy. >> sure, fantastic. >> jimmy: but you were in "the karate kid" musical? >> okay, well, let's clarify. [ light laughter ] it was an unauthorized parody of "the karate kid", because they paid for it, no rights, so it was so illegal. and it's called "it's karate, kid: the musical." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i think that was genius. >> because, like, legally, i guess, that was enough for them to get away with it. don't -- no. come on. >> jimmy: yes, look at this. [ laughter ] this is you right there. >> that's me. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it's karate, kid. >> it's karate, kid. they got it right.÷ >> jimmy: "it's karate, kid: the musical." >> apparently that's all you need to do to get away with something. >> jimmy: oh, my goodness. >> just toss in a comma. >> jimmy: that is so illegal. >> yeah, it was bad. and i played johnny lawrence, the sweep the leg johnny. you know, like villain guy? >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: i love that this really existed and this really happened. >> it really did. it was a real thing that happened, yeah.
>> jimmy: but now, look at you. >> and, now i'm legit, so it's funny. >> jimmy: now, you're legit. now you're in "falsettos." >> but man, oh, man, i did a a lot of -- that was around the time i was doing a lot of random jobs before i started working, like, legit broadway stuff. >> jimmy: like what? >> um, like, i -- i would mostly work at, like, restaurants or bars for, like, one night, and then, i just wouldn't go back. like, i would get the job and i would show up, and they would be, like, "he seems normal." and then i would just never go again. um, i -- >> jimmy: you wouldn't show up for work. >> i wouldn't show up for work. and then twice, i was reminded that i used the excuse -- because i would -- i once worked at a gym in brooklyn heights called eastern athletic. and i worked the morning shift, so i had to open it at, like, 5:00 a.m. and i would go, and people would be, like, waiting in line to go work out at the gym. and one day, i was just, like, not feeling well, and i -- [ laughter ] sick from drink. and i -- i didn't go. i just didn't show up. so all these people were locked out of the gym, and the gym just, like, never opened until somebody else showed up. >> jimmy: they are pretty -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: in-shape people. >> so i was so embarrassed that
i told them that i had, like, a a breakdown, and i moved back to nebraska. [ laughter ] that's how i got out of it. but i lived above the gym. [ laughter ] my dorm was, like -- >> jimmy: did you have to go in and out with a disguise or something? >> yeah. i lived in fear that i was going to be caught. >> jimmy: did you ever run into -- >> and i used that excuse again, that exact same excuse. while i was doing "karate kid," i worked at west elm, that store. and again, i faked having a a nervous breakdown, and i was like, "i have to move back to nebraska." cut to, i'm doing "it's karate, kid: the musical." >> jimmy: and it was all over the place. >> it was the worst excuse. like why would i -- >> jimmy: did you run into these people? did they -- >> yes, yeah. and they would give me, like, side tilt, like, "are you okay?" [ laughter ] "what's wrong?" i'm like, "oh, yeah, my breakdown. i forgot." [ laughter ] forgot about my nervous breakdown. >> jimmy: now you're on the -- you got the cast album. you have everything else. >> i'm on the cast album. >> jimmy: you're on itunes. >> yeah. >> jimmy: dude, you're digital, and you're great at virtual pictionary. >> well, you're giving me too much credit on that. >> jimmy: come on, we're always -- >> all right. >> jimmy: partners for life.
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- kate mckinnon, from "star" actor benjamin bratt, music from the hold steady, featuring the 8g band with ace cunningham. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers, this "istela night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] fantastic. fantastic to hear. in that case let's get to the news. donald trump began his post election victory tour last week. meanwhile, hillary clinton has wandered so far into the woods she found the blair witch. [ light laughter ]