tv The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC November 28, 2016 11:34pm-12:37am EST
roots crew. >> questlove: 579, quebec! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ?? ?? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, hey! welcome, welcome, welcome. wow. that is a hot crowd right there tonight. welcome, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] oh, looking good. welcome, buddy. looking good. welcome, everyone. welcome to "the tonight show." this is it. you made it. you're here.
we're gonna have fun tonight. i'm your host, jimmy fallon. you guys, today is cyber monday. oh, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] which means tomorrow is "russia has your credit card info tuesday." which is -- >> steve: yeah! [ applause ] >> jimmy: i celebrate every year. i celebrate it the same, every year. >> steve: love it. love it! >> jimmy: oh, listen to this. so, experts are warning shoppers to check the spelling of websites on cyber monday because there are lookalike sites that try to scam you with a slight misspelling of a a store's name. yep, they said if you want more info on this, just look it u [ applause ] goggle should have it. black friday was the biggest shopping day of the year in the u.s., but some stores in canada also offered their own door buster deals. and i was watching the news, and it made me realize how different our two countries are. look at this store in the u.s. on friday. [ shouting ] >> jimmy: all right. that's -- yeah.
in canada. [ applause ] [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: single file, people are clapping. >> steve: even the employees are applauding. >> jimmy: later, two people fought over a big screen tv saying, "you take it!" "no, you saw it first." "no, you take it." "sorry." "sorry." "here, i'll pay for it. you take it home. i'll buy your tv." [ applause ] but the big story right now is still president-elect donald trump he has been busy tweeting again. [ audience groans ] [ laughter ] that's right. he went on twitter yesterday to claim that he actually won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of illegal voters and that any recount will change nothing. [ light laughter ] speaking of nothing changing, trump won and still says the election was rigged. [ laughter and applause ] i don't understand. [ applause ] oh, well, this has a lot of people upset. i read that the secret service protecting donald trump might
trump tower, forcing taxpayers to pay $3 million in rent back to trump's company. [ audience groans ] trump said that is absolutely not true and the rent is $4 million. [ laughter and applause ] whoever said that, that is a -- lowball. [ applause ] that's right. trump could charge his own secret service agents millions of dollars in rent. then trump was like, "that's nothing. wait until you see what i charge them for the mini-bar. that's where i get you." [ laughter and applause ] wearing a hat that says "45" on the side, signifying that he will be the 45th president. or the total number of days before he quits being president. he's like, "it's been fun --it's been a fun month and a half. you take it from here, pence." [ applause ] did you guys see this? aretha franklin performed the national anthem at the lions/vikings football game on thanksgiving. her rendition lasted over 4 1/2 minutes. even the nfl players who weren't protesting anything were like, "i got to sit this
i got to take a knee. i gotta play -- i gotta play football here." [ applause ] and finally, this is kind of crazy. a man in california was arrested last week after police discovered $330,000 worth of marijuana in his car, wrapped like christmas presents. [ laughter ] police got suspicious because no money does his christmas shopping that early. that is just too obvious. [ applause ] you guys ready? we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ?? >> jimmy: welcome, everybody. thank you so much. guys, it is monday. we are so happy to be back. we have a big week of shows coming up. tomorrow night, natalie portman, j.j. abrams, and neil diamond. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: wow! >> jimmy: will be joining us! also, we're going to play a a game of password together
and neil diamond and natalie portman. >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: that should be fun, yeah. then later this week, we have felicity jones, emma stone, chelsea handler. plus we'll have music performance from kasey musgraves and john legend. [ cheers and applause ] it is going to be a good week. [ cheers and applause ] but first, we have a great show tonight. we love it when he stops by. he's just the best in everything, in movies, in -- he's on broadway right now. from the broadway show "the front page," john goodman is here, you guys! >> steve: yeah! [ love that man. >> jimmy: we love john goodman. >> steve: he's a good man. >> jimmy: he is a good man. he actually is. plus this is very exciting. from the netflix event, "gilmore girls: a year in the life" alexis bledel is here. >> steve: oh! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: rory! no spoilers. >> steve: what? >> jimmy: no spoilers, i promise. no spoilers tonight because i haven't seen it yet. [ audience oohs ] i know. please don't say anything. [ light laughter ] i know it's tough but i can't even look at the -- i can't even look on the internet right
anything. >> jimmy: there's pictures -- she's all over the place. and there's like, "oh the last four words." i don't want to know anything. because it'll -- so please don't spoil it. someone always whispers. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: don't say what it is. but you know, the creator was waiting to say these last four words -- >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: to finish off the whole series. >> steve: oh, yeah. >> jimmy: you saw it. >> steve: uh, yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, don't tell me. >> steve: i'm not going to. >> jimmy: don't tell me. >> steve: or am i? >> jimmy: i didn't know you were a gilmore girl. >> steve: i watch with anna. anna loves it. she was like in, ugh. >> jimmy: don't even tell me. what do you mean? she was in what? oh, no. in tears? >> steve: she cried, she laughed. >> jimmy: i'm not even going to tell you about it. yeah, maybe just say she was in pajamas. [ laughter ] she was in a bunny outfit. i was like, "why? i don't know." >> steve: wearing a funny hat. >> jimmy: oh, yeah. >> steve: very humorous hat. >> jimmy: i'm so excited about that. but it's two hours each episode, right? >> steve: no, like an hour and a half, i think. >> jimmy: that's close enough to two hours. [ laughter ] but, that's a lot of time. i'm still on season five. i just watched one episode of season five. >> steve: and you're -- >> jimmy: heating up. [ laughter ] with seven seasons. so, i'm five seasons in. so i got two more seasons and
>> steve: then you can -- >> jimmy: six hours of the new thing. i got a lot of gilmore still in my life. but rory is here. the one and only rory gilmore. >> steve: yeah! >> jimmy: alexis bledel, beautiful, talented, funny. [ applause ] and then, like it couldn't get cooler and better. this guy has a greatest hits album out. and i was like, "oh my gosh, will you come out and just, will you play 'babylon'?" and his people called back, and they go, "sure, he'll go on." so he's doing "babylon" >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's my man! ? if you want it come and get it ? ? for crying out loud ? >> steve: bruce springsteen singing? >> jimmy: bruce springsteen. >> steve: he's a huge david gray fan. ?? ? know your heart ? [ cheers ] >> jimmy: no, i can't even do it.
doing "babylon" tonight. >> steve: come on! [ cheers and applause ] ? babylon ? >> steve: other way, other way. >> jimmy: what? >> steve: other way, there you go. other way. there you go. that's it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: am i looking this way? >> steve: that's it. ? if you want it come and get it ? [ laughter ] ? for crying out loud ? [ sing grunting ] ? let go of your heart let go of your head ? ?? that's it. [ cheers and applause ] it's unbelievable. [ cheers and applause ] "babylon." it's giant. get it right now. that's the jam right there. "the best of david gray." there he is.
>> steve: he's pointing at bruce springsteen. >> jimmy: he's pals with springsteen. >> steve: yeah, they hang out. >> jimmy: he wrote one of bruce springsteen's biggest hits, "babylon." >> steve: "babylon?" are you serious? that's fantastic. >> jimmy: bruce writes his own songs. except for "babylon." >> steve: he says, "david, you got a song for me?" he goes, "got one right here in my pocket. boom." bruce springsteen -- >> jimmy: this ain't no problem. he's like, "yeah, just take it, i don't care." >> steve: he's like manfred mann. >> jimmy: he was like -- [ as springsteen ] "no, man, you take it." i was like, "all right, i'll take it if you want to, man." then he was like, "alright, you go on jimmy fallon." [ laughter ] "and sing it like you mean it." alright, it's up for grabs. we don't even know, if david gray wrote it. i'll tell you who wrote it. >> steve: who wrote it? >> jimmy: david gray. >> steve: yeah, david gray. yeah. [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: unbelievable. >> steve: unbelievable. >> jimmy: he's a talented dude. guys, you know how they say a a picture is worth a thousand words? >> steve: mm-hmm. >> jimmy: well, it's also worth one meme. >> steve: what? >> jimmy: that's right. no, i'll show you what i'm talking about. it's time for "this week in memes."
this week in memes yeah ? [ applause ] >> jimmy: so first up, let's take a look at this photo of president barack obama. >> steve: alright. >> jimmy: this meme is called, "when you bump something over and walk out of the store like nothing happened." [ laughter ] [ whistling ] >> steve: oh, the acropolis. >> jimmy: let's take a look at this one. it's a photo of eric trump. [ laughter ] his meme says, "when you know there's pizza in the office ki out the announcement." [ applause ] here's another photo with president obama and angela merkel. this meme says, "when you still in da friend zone." >> steve: aw. [ laughter and applause ] he's going for the nose. >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: da friend zone. >> jimmy: next, we have a photo of vladimir putin. [ laughter ] this meme is called, "listening to adele got me like."
[ singing as putin ] ? let go of your heart let go of your head ? [ laughter ] ? feel it now ? ? let go of your heart let go of head ? [ laughter ] that's it. then it goes like this. sorry, here it goes. here we go. ? let go of heart let go of head ? [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: putin's a huge david gray fan. >> jimmy: he's a giant david gray fan. >> steve: he's a gray head. theyl >> jimmy: i love him, man. we have a popular photo, very popular, of the supermoon. this meme says, "when e.t. upgrades to business class." ? turn on your heartlight ? >> steve: neil diamond! ? let it shine where you go let it make a happy glow ? >> jimmy: neil diamond's on the show tomorrow night. he wrote "babylon." >> steve: he did? [ laughter ] for david gray. >> jimmy: neil diamond. >> steve: but he said, "david, you take it."
got to take it, man. next up, we have a photo of queen elizabeth. [ laughter ] her meme says, "that feeling when you remember you have pizza rolls in the freezer." >> steve: really? [ cheers and applause ] the queen likes pizza -- i don't know. >> steve: oh, i've got pizza rolls! >> jimmy: i don't know if the queen eats pizza rolls. >> steve: she loves pizza rolls, man. >> jimmy: which one? >> steve: she loves a pizza rolls, man. that's how the pizza rolls. >> jimmy: totino's? >> steve: totino's. >> jimmy: toastino's? >> steve: totino's? >> jimmy: oh, we should call it toastino's. >> steyo in the toaster oven. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: where do you make your pizza rolls? >> steve: anything i make in the toaster oven are called toastino's'. >> jimmy: is that the only pizza -- did they corner the pizza roll business? >> steve: yeah, i think so. they are the kings of pizza roll. talk about your michael jordans of pizza rolls. >> jimmy: totino's pizza rolls. isn't there another one? didn't la choy? >> steve: gino's maybe? >> jimmy: maybe those tiny egg rolls? who? >> audience: elio's? >> jimmy: elio's? they make pizza rolls? >> questlove: no. >> steve: no. [ laughter and applause ] questlove says no. >> jimmy: did he mean, no? >> steve: he's writing a book on pizza rolls. he should know. >> questlove: it's my next
>> jimmy: let's see you do the pizza roll. ? let me see that pizza roll? ? let me see that pizza roll? [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] ? babylon ? >> steve: hey! >> jimmy: it's a remix. [ laughter ] next up, we have a photo of mike pence and nancy pelosi. this one's called #tinderfail. [ applause ] >> steve: dang! oopsie. care for a pizza roll? [ laughter ] lady gaga. her meme says, "when you crush that eye exam." it's like -- [ laughter ] and finally, we have kim jong-un. [ audience ohs ] take a look at this photo. his meme says, "ermahgerd, check out my bernerculers." [ applause ] that was "this week in memes." we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show," everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: guys, i always say we're lucky to have the greatest band in late night. the roots right there, ladies and gentlemen. the roots. [ cheers and applause ] dot com. love the roots. but it isn't always fun and games. from time to time, we put the roots to the test. we pick people from our audience and have the roots make up songs about them on the spot. it is time for "freestylin' with the roots." here we go! [ cheers and applause ] ? time to freestyle with the roots ? ?? >> jimmy: roots, you guys ready to do this? [ cheers and applause ] oh. raise your hand if you want the roots to write a song about you. come on over here, sir. yeah, perfect. come on. perfect, perfect, perfect. welcome. thank you for being here. i appreciate it. take your time. what is your name? what is your name? >> josh. >> jimmy: josh. very good, josh. josh, where are you from? >> i'm from pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> jimmy: hey, very good. do you have an accent? >> nope. [ light laughter ] pittsburghese. >> jimmy: yeah.
what is your favorite holiday decoration? >> uh, all ornaments. i like the balls, the glass balls. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: guys, we have josh from pittsburgh. and, uh -- [ laughter ] every holiday season, he loves the balls. [ laughter and applause ] that's his jam. he goes for the balls. glass ornaments. you said it, man. the first one. guys, the "hamilton" mix tape comes out this week. [ cheers and applause ] have you heard about this? the "hamilton" mix tape is coming out this week. >> questlove: never heard of
involved with that. can you guys do a "hamilton" rap, like a song type of thing? ?? ? how does a bald head bearded guy josh out of modern day ? ? pittsburgh say his favorite decoration for the holiday is glass balls ? ? that's what the definite declaration is here i stand before you and proclaim my proclamation is ? ? josh-exander hamilton go bob at hamilton i had a hand in it ? ? see me on the clip like yo i'm rapping over sandwiches and i'm doing damages ? ?? >> jimmy: fantastic. thank you, buddy. can i cut through here? do you mind my coming through? how you doing? nice to see you. how are you? how you doing? [ cheers and applause ] how are you? hey, buddy. nice to see you. oh, looking good. you're looking fresh. go knicks. hey, how are you?
that's what i'm all about. here you go. hold that right there. what is your name? >> justin. >> jimmy: justin, very good. justin, there are a lot of great new shows on netflix, including "gilmore girls: a a year in the life." if you could make a netflix series about your life, what would it be called? >> i want to go with, like, "blacklist." it's my favorite show. >> jimmy: you're going to call your show "blacklist"? [ laughter ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: there's a famous show >> "justin's world." >> jimmy: "justin's world"? [ laughter ] i don't know, man. i think "blacklist" might be my favorite. >> how you gonna go with "blacklist?" >> jimmy: i like -- it's a a good -- it's a hit show. i like "blacklist", but "justin's world." all right. i don't know how you came up with that, justin. [ laughter ] what actor would you like to portray you? >> like, vin diesel. my favorite actor. >> jimmy: really? done.
we can make this happen. >> yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. guys, we got our pal justin here. if he made a netflix series about his life, he'd call it "blacklist." [ laughter ] i don't know, it's like a a cia -- i don't know what the story is. or it could also be called "justin's world." that's right. that's like, more of like an animated version of it. [ light laughter ] so, yeah. but if he could, in the series, if he can cast anybody, he wants to cast vin diesel. it would be amazing. so for this next one here, "the voice" was on earlier tonight. our pal blake shelton is one of can you guys do it in like a a blake shelton-style tone? country. modern country. ?? [ cheers and applause ] ? well there's too many justins out in the world spoiler alerting about the gilmore girls ? ? turning up the volume when they think they ain't hearing it right ? ? just a few many too many visions to see to take a show that's
? like the blacklist vin diesel justin's world here in the light ? [ cheers and applause ] ? but there was too many too many justin's world ? ?? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, the roots just did a song about you. not bad, man. not bad. hey. [ cheers and applause ] want to go? yeah. here you go. let's do one more. we got time for one more. how are you? >> good, how are you? >> jimmy: great, what's your name? >> kristen. >> jimmy: kristen, very good. kristen, welcome to the show. i appreciate it. kristen, it's almost wintertime. what's your favorite thing to do in the winter? >> play in the snow. >> jimmy: yeah, we love playing in the snow. >> it's great. >> jimmy: it's the best. so say you're playing in the snow and you build a snowman. you put a top hat on its head and it comes to life. what's the first thing the snowman says to you? >> 'sup? [ laughter ]
>> jimmy: like, not even just 'sup, it's "what's up." what's up? so, this thing hasn't been around -- the snowman hasn't -- this is his first time he comes alive and it's like -- he says, "what's up?" is he mad or is he just confused? >> he's like, "'sup?" >> jimmy: oh, it's like that. like, what's up? >> and i'm like, "hey, what's up?" >> jimmy: oh, you say that right back to the snowman. all right, you're tough. i got you. [ laughter ] what's up? guys, we have our pal kristen here. her favorite thing to do is play in the snow in the winterti if she had a snowman come to life and put a top hat on his head, the first thing the snowman would say to her is "'sup?" [ laughter ] sorry, "what's up?" not 'sup. "what's up?" and she would say back to him, "what's up?" yeah, exactly. [ light laughter ] for this last one here, the rolling stones' new album comes out this week. it's a blues album. can you do like a bluesy rolling stone, harmonica, blues style song? yeah. [ cheers and applause ]
wing it. ?? [ imitating harmonica ] [ cheers and applause ] ?? ? well i got the wintertime blues and a pair of snow shoes i ain't got no clues about what ? ? name i'ma use so i probably gonna start with kristen the one that actually minds ? [ imitating harmonica ] ? and i put a hat on a snowman that snowman moves i pray the first ? ? words he use is what's up ? ? i say i'm doing fine what's up i say what's up ? ?? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. thank you to the roots. thank you very much. pleasure to meet you. thank you, thank you. we'll be right back with john goodman, everybody! [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: welcome back! would you remember, i think i first met you in 1 1998 on "saturday night live." >> "snl," as they call it. >> jimmy: yeah, "snl" they call it. "snull." [ laughter] >> yeah, alec was the host. alec baldwin. >> jimmy: of course. [ laughter ] >> and i was the ghost of hosts present. >> jimmy: yes. >> it was a christmas themed bit. >> jimmy: yeah, of course, yes. as a giant head. a brand-new cast member at the time and alec baldwin was like, [ as alec baldwin ] "what is your name?" and i said jimmy fallon. and he goes, "well, let me tell you something, jimmy fallon. i'm going to say your name more than anyone's ever said your name on television. jimmy fallon." >> and look where you are now. >> jimmy: well, i said, at the time -- this is even crazier -- at the time, we were doing the sketch, he goes, what's going on, jimmy fallon? who are you? and i go, i'm the ghost of hosts future. i host a show in december 2
i ended up hosting the show in december 2011. [ cheers and applause ] isn't that creepy? for real you got to check it out. it's almost to the same exact date. >> it's bizarre. >> jimmy: it's bizarre. but i always love seeing you around the holidays. everything good? how's the family? how was thanksgiving? >> everything's good, especially around the holidays in new york. thanksgiving, i went up to connecticut to visit a college friend, and some more college friends. and their kids, and we had a a lovely dinner. my wife baked a couple of lovely pies. >> jimmy: you got to do the pies. >> they were great. yeah. but the guys were remembering how much i loved -- i don't know if y'all are from new york, but they used to have carvel ice cream commercials. [ cheers and applause ] the commercials were the best. just -- the guy that owned the company did the -- [ raspy voice ] "hi, this is tom carvel. [ laughter ] for halloween, we have dumpy
"cookie o'puss for st. patrick's day." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i always wondered why was he the voice. because as a kid, i was like, this is the weirdest voiceover ever. >> he can do what he wants. he owns it. [ raspy voice ] >> jimmy: get your father fudgy the whale, this father's day. >> "fudgy the whale." and then, they're all the same mold, but painted up as different things for whatever. >> jimmy: one's cookie puss was the same shape as a whale. i do it every birthday, carvel cake. >> this was great because i -- oh, boy, a carvel cake. so i said, i'll have a little bit, and put some oreo sprinkles on it and i'll have a a little bit more and just one more, and at the end, i was, "uugh." and it -- at the train station in west port, i had to let it all go. >> jimmy: yeah, there you -- >> and i thought i was being discreet and i came out of the bathroom and my wife goes, "are you all right?" [ laughter ] >> jimmy: just let it all go.
>> jimmy: it's the best. [ laughter ] you cannot beat it. get your kids. get your father fudgy the whale. >> too much fudgy the whale. i over fudged. >> jimmy: you over fudged. it happens to the best of them. >> o.f. >> jimmy: it happens to the best. o.f. >> we got an o.f. >> jimmy: we got an o.f. in here. he over fudged. [ laughter ] what's happening on broadway at "the front page"? >> the fabulous, fabulous broadhurst theatre, "the front page." >> jimmy: are you loving it? are you enjoying it? our buddy nathan. he's great. >> oh my god. i just sit there backstage and listen to him every night. he's astounding and he's great to play with. john slattery is wonderful. we got a great, great cast of -- it's a good ensemble. everybody's working together. >> jimmy: what big movies? you got big movies -- >> "patriot's day" with mark wahlberg. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. mark. >> you guys, you and --. >> jimmy: i love that guy.
>> jimmy: no way. no way, man. are you kidding me? come on, i don't make fun of anything you do. [ laughter ] >> it was up in boston, and i think it's going to be really good. and then i got the -- the king kong movie, "skull island." >> jimmy: yes! that's going to be really good stuff. get your money's worth. don't you love john goodman in everything he's in? [ cheers and applause ] every single movie, everything. >> stop. >> jimmy: we love you. john goodman! go see him. "the front page," the broadhurst theatre right here in new york city. alexis bledel joins us next. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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?? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: for seven -- for seven seasons, our next guest played rory gilmore on the beloved show, "gilmore girls." now, she and the cast have all returned for the netflix event, "gilmore girls: a year in the life," no spoilers. [ laughter ] everyone, please welcome alexis bledel.
>> jimmy: you look gorgeous. thank you so much for being here. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: appreciate it. oh, please, please. i just -- i can't be the only person just getting into "gilmore girls" now, but -- am i? >> i don't think so. >> jimmy: no. yeah, no. a lot of people are. >> yeah. >> jimmy: yon' weird that i'm getting into it now? >> no. no. so many people discovered the show on netflix. it was like we got a whole new generation of fans from, you know, netflix picking it up. >> jimmy: it is hot. it is like everywhere. i can't turn -- i mean, it's everywhere. yeah, exactly. [ cheers and applause ] now, no spoilers. i don't want you telling me anything. >> i'm not going to say anything. >> jimmy: you won't say anything. but you're fantastic in the show. >> thank you so much. >> jimmy: and i am a fan. and i just caught up with season four. i'm up through -- i just finished season four. [ sigh ] >> i know.
[ laughter ] >> yeah, no, i understand. i remember getting that script and thinking, this is so out of character. >> jimmy: i mean, you know -- i mean, this is a big deal goes down. and you know i'm team jess. >> i know, i know. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: let's just say dean gets involved somehow and i don't even want to talk about it. [ laughter ] >> i'm not sure i want to talk about it either. it's not a good move, clearly. >> jimmy: but you and mom, you and lorelai get into a thing. and you go, what. >> it's like a big fight. i know -- >> jimmy: i've never seen you guys be in a fight. you don't even -- because the scene doesn't even work like that. >> it's not great. i know. i think that the head creator of the character was so seemingly perfect that they had to, like, throw something at her, but i think they overcorrected. clearly, we overcorrected. >> jimmy: you really went for it, man. >> like whoa, what happened? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: we had a thing. we had my top three characters that aren't you and lauren graham on the show. and it was luke, it was kirk, and it was paris geller, of course, yeah.
characters that aren't you? >> i sure do. i think that cesar is awesome. he works at luke's. i think he kind of runs the place. like if he has to go be with lorelai, he's like i got it. he's awesome. >> jimmy: oh yeah, okay. that's right, he has the secret one, yeah. >> he's, like -- he's underrated, he's amazing. and then, babette, miss patty, they were on "all in the family" together, and every time they would come to set. >> jimmy: i knew sally struthers was -- i didn't know -- >> yeah, liz torres as well. she had been on the show for years and years so every time they would come to set, they would like, get together and sing show tunes. and it was such a raucous day on set every day they were there. i have to appreciate them. and then kirk as well. >> jimmy: i mean kirk is unbelievable. [ cheers and applause ] so, it's -- it became a giant hit, so congratulations on this. a lot of fans were saying that after seeing some promotional photos -- you know what i'm about to say? >> yeah, i think so. >> jimmy: they don't think you know how to hold things. [ laughter ] >> sure. >> jimmy: that's judging and let's just hear it from alexis. i think this is how someone
[ laughter ] >> i think somebody -- >> jimmy: yeah, if you were, like, tossed them or something. or, i don't know, i think that's fine. but then my favorite one is -- this is the best one. this is you holding a coffee mug. >> like, how -- >> jimmy: that's not normal. do you understand that that's not normal. no one holds a coffee mug -- what happened? >> well, mostly it's not normal because it's an oversized coffee mug. that coffee mug is almost as big as my face so i feel like i was set up to fail there somewhat. maybe a little bit. that mug? >> this is normally sized, so this is no problem. i got it. [ cheers and applause ] i don't know. >> jimmy: well, i -- the four words -- i don't want to talk about, really, what they were. but -- >> right. we know we can't say. >> jimmy: you can't say what the four words were, but did you know what the four words were going to be? >> i did. i -- >> jimmy: when? >> well, amy told me -- i'm very shocked -- >> jimmy: what season --
>> no, she told me when we were putting together this reunion. >> jimmy: okay, okay. all right. so, no idea. >> no spoilers. >> jimmy: no idea, season five, you were like -- you don't know what the four words are. >> no, i didn't know. no way. she kept them to herself until the very end. >> jimmy: that's so amy sherman-palladino. >> so secretive and yeah, so amy. >> jimmy: another -- another piece of work that i'm a fan of yours is the "sisterhood of the traveling pants." [ cheers and applause ] i'm a bin saw both of them. saw the second one in theaters. you guys go to greece and just let it all hang out, man, and get in a lot of trouble. [ laughter ] and i was -- i would say, if this thing is a giant -- because it's a giant hit, would you ever bring back all those girls? i love all the girls. >> i know, they're so amazing. i mean, we would all love to do it. i think it would be so much fun. and we talk about it. >> jimmy: you have amber tamblyn, blake lively. >> i think it would be so much fun. i think we should absolutely do it. we're working on it, so we'll see if it happens. >> jimmy: you were working on it? that's something --
maybe? >> yeah, it would be so fun. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i was thinking maybe if you wanted to, we could -- i could reboot it with men and call it the boyhood or brotherhood of traveling pants. >> wow. >> jimmy: with me, kevin hart, get paul rudd in there, mark- paul gosselaar. >> are you kidding me? pccp >> jimmy: i seriously, though, think you come out with the third one, "sisterhood of the traveling pants," get the whole team back together and you guys talk to each other, you're older now and you go, who has the pants? >> where are they? you go, wait, i thought you had them and you go, i checked my fedex tracking number. you had them the last time. >> and then it gets -- it gets a little hostile. like maybe there's a conflict. >> jimmy: yeah, then you go wait, conflict -- who has it. maybe someone's kid is wearing the pants. maybe someone's mom is wearing the pants. >> but then we figure it out, clearly we --. >> jimmy: it's clearly -- yeah, i don't know who -- maybe it's been put on a scarecrow and -- >> or it's been made into a a vest. >> jimmy: it's turned into a a horror movie. and a scarecrow is walking around with traveling pants.
with big picture ideas. then it's up to you to really finish it off. >> we'll figure it out. >> jimmy: i love you for coming on the show. >> thank you for having me. >> jimmy: thank you for not giving away any spoiler alerts. i know that was tough. i want to show everyone a clip. here's alexis bledel, it's not a spoiler, in "gilmore girls: a a year in the life." take a look at rory. >> i think it's kind of exciting, you know. no apartment, no rent, no ties. i could crash here, i could crash at lane's. i feel like this is my time to be rootless and just see where life takes me and travel wherever there's i just wish i remembered to label my boxes because now i know where nothing is, my boots, my coats, my underwear. >> you have no idea where your underwear is? >> could be at lane's. >> you've been without your underwear since you moved? >> don't judge. >> i'm gwen freakin' stefani -- do you want to borrow some underwear? >> i would like to stop talking about underwear. i'm looking for my lucky outfit. >> i think any outfit you wear without underwear is gonna be your lucky outfit. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: alexis bledel! "gilmore girls: a year in the life" is currently available on netflix.
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