tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC July 7, 2009 3:05am-4:00am EDT
-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. wow. it's a hot crowd. it's a hot, hot -- hot crowd. you guys are in a great mood. i love that. all right. steve, you're in a great mood, right? [ laughter ] perfect. all right. well, hey, it's tax day today. tax day. it's wednesday, april 15th. but if you don't get yours down in time, don't worry about it. the good news is you may be on your way to an obama cabinet position. [ laughter ] so that's good. congratulations. good luck. this whole pirate situation is getting out of control, right? just can't stop thinking about it. two more attacks yesterday. i mean, i don't understand how it works. apparently, they pull up to the ship, they fire some shots, scare everyone off, then they climb up the side, then i guess they copy and distribute dvds.
is that what they do? [ laughter ] terrifying stuff. i meanit's reall-- "wolverine's" not even out yet. well, how am i -- [ laughter and applause ] it's frightening. frightening. [ rim shot ] [ cheers and applause ] that was -- >> steve: beach volleyball. >> jimmy: that was beach volleyball. you noticed the sand when he landed? yeah. [ laughter ] it's not regular volleyball. but, speaking of sports -- i'm so excited. it's baseball season, everybody. you guys -- you all right? [ cheers and applause ] oh, man. crack of the bat. it's so exciting. tomorrow's opening day at yankee stadium. [ cheers and applause ] that's big. baseball brings back so many great memories for me. the smell of the grass, the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd. i can still remember when my dad got me my first syringe. [ laughter ]
it was like -- put a rubber band around it, put it in the freezer. ah. [ laughter ] arghh. i can't get pirates out of my brain. yeah. hey, this is interesting. new york city is considering banning cab drivers from talking on their cell phones while driving. [ applause ] what? what? i don't understand that reaction. i'm going to miss that game of "are you on the phone or you talking to me? oh, you're on the phone. oh, you're talking to me? oh, you're not. you are. [ laughter ] sorry. you are? okay, good. you're not? oh, keep driving, thank you." hey, here's a story out of china. hold for applause. [ applause ] yeah, thank yu. makes no sense why. i took a beat there, but -- it took them 17 years, but three chinese brothers, they built a full-size replica of noah's arc. now comes the hard part, deciding which two get to board it. do you remember which two --
[ audience oohs ] why is that getting oohs? [ laughter ] not sure if you understood that joke. two of every -- all right. [ laughter ] due to the struggling economy, people are -- they're saying they're now drinking fewer bottles of wine, fewer bottles, because they're drinking wine out of boxes. there you go. there you go. that's -- that's that joke there. [ laughter ] there's that joke there. you don't have to drink it. okay, perfect. [ laughter ] you know what, i don't want to do this next one, steve, let's just go to the next one. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] yeah, let's go to that one. finally -- [ laughter ] finally -- the crowd has had enough. i mean, i'm beating them into submission. kfc is now offering grilled chicken as an option on its menu. it's starting a trend. i mean, now arby's is going to start using actual roost beef. [ laughter ] it's so exciting. thank you, everyone. we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots.
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: well, all right. great owd tonight. questlove, how are you? >> questlove: tired. >> jimmy: you're tired? >> questlove: yeah. >> jimmy: i was reading your tweets. you were up like 24 hours. >> questlove: 22 hours and 30 minutes. >> jimmy: why? don't understand. so you left here, you went to a gig? >> questlove: we did madison square garden last night. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: nice. >> questlove: with dave matthews. and then we did another show at the highline ballroom. he lost his voice. he can't even talk. >> jimmy: tariq, you can't talk? oh, come on. that can't -- that's not your real voice. >> questlove: dude, he has no voice. >> jimmy: i mean, you were up -- that's insane. i didn't. i went home and went to sleep. [ laughter ] that makes me feel so lazy. >> questlove: you are. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh. anyway, well, we have a great
show. from "law & order: svu," ice-t is joining us. [ cheers and applause ] good man. love ice-t. and also a good friend of mine and my very favorite monster, elmo is here everybody! [ cheers and applause ] love elmo. video game expert, morgan webb is here. she is awesome. [ cheers and applause ] we're going to see a new video game. we're going to see a brand new video game. it's not even out yet. yeah, it's going to be phenomenal. it's not pirated. it's an actual -- >> steve: well then how did you get it? >> jimmy: i know. and we have a performance -- music performance by, unbelievable, the yeah yeah yeahs are here. [ cheers and applause ] the yeah yeah yeahs. love them. hey, folks, it's time once again for "letters home." see, working on this show is very much like camp. you know, there are lots of activities throughout the day, we eat a lot of meals together and we work very long hours. so, everyone here is away from their families for long periods
of time. and while we have a lot of fun here, it's important to stay connected. it's a camp tradition that everyone has to write home once a day. you know, let your parents know how you're doing. so, just like my camp counselors had to do with me, i'm checking in with everybody else to make sure that they're writing their letter. let's check in with one of the writers. diallo? hey, buddy. >> hey, what's up, man? >> jimmy: how you doing, man? >> doing well. >> jimmy: can you please read your letter? >> yeah, sure. "dear mom and dad, the 'jimmy fallon' show and being in new york city is awesome. ♪ here is a list of reasons why i like having this new job. i love the yankees, especially joba chamberlain. i love the lights in times square. i think taxis are super fun. [ light laughter ] the library has lions in front of it. there is lots to look at. my girlfriend is pregnant. [ laughter ] there is a pretzel cart on every corner.
there is an ice rink outside 30 rock. there are bars i can go to after work when i don't feel ready to face my situation. [ lghter ] the subway is like a roller coaster. so is life. the statue of liberty is a neat gift from france. i have realized that i am becoming just like you, in good ways and bad, and it makes me aware of my mortality. i love pepperoni pizza. love, diallo." >> jimmy: wow. [ cheers and applause ] that's very sweet, diallo. i love pizza as well. that's very -- very touching. how about one of the camera guys? you guys writing your letters? arnie? let's hear your letter. >> okay. ♪ "dear mom and dad, i like to work on the 'jimmy fallon' show. [ laughter ] jimmy fallon is super awesome to film. the cameras have squishy wheels on them so they make -- so they don't make any noise. if ninjas were filming a tv
show, i bet they would use the same cameras as us. [ laughter ] ninjas are super quiet. they have to be quiet because they are paid assassins. i would not want to be a ninja because killing is wrong and also because there is no union for ninjas. [ laughter ] love, arnie." [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's great. thank you. so nice. there's -- you know, no there's no union for ninjas. that's very thoughtful. now, ice-t's going to be on the show tonight. he's in the makeup room right now. ice-t, is your letter done? >> yeah, yeah. i got my letter right here. i'm ready to go. [ cheers and applause ] "dear mom and dad, new york city is awesome. someday i will buy you a house and you can be happy here. oh, yeah, i forgot. i can buy you a house right now, because i've been getting 'law and order' repeat money like a son of a bitch. [ laughter ] i shoot episode 25,362 next week. when i read the 'law anorder'
scripts now, i don't even see words anymore. i just see the word 'money' over and over again. [ laughter ] the other day, i was in a scene with richard belzer and he said, 'help me examine this body.' and i said, 'money, money, money, mo' money.' [ laughter ] no one on the set even noticed the mistake. they just thought that was the line. love, ice-t." [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. that's very nice. touching. touching. well, everyone has to do this, including the audience. let's get an audience member. that's right. everyone has to -- how about -- let's see -- let's go in -- up. i don't know want that guy who's giving the peace sign. no, no, left. left, left, left. no, go to the left. yeah, up a little bit. yeah, that guy. that guy with the mustache. no. no, just go down to the guy in the blazer. why not? go down. no, go down. go back down. yeah, him. yeah, there you go. can you give him his letter? please and have him read. that'd be great.
>> "dear mom and dad, i'm freaking out right now. the girl sitting next to me is such a fox. [ laughter ] my elbow touched her elbow during the monologue. she smelled like almonds. even though i have a nut allergy, i would still kiss her because true love is worth the risk -- of anaphylactic shock." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i think he's going into it right now. he can't even read his own writing. >> well, i didn't want anybody to know. oh, yeah, i've been wearing my bathing suit every day because i forgot to pack my underwear. love, mark." [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, mark. thank you. thank you. all right. well, i meant it when i said that everyone has to do it. that means i'll go last. here we go. [ in old english voice ] "dearest mother and father --" i read it like an old english voice there. [ in old english voice ] ♪
"dearest mother and father, another harrowing day aboard the 's.s. late night' and i, as her captain, were derelict my duty, i'm afraid. you see, i spent the better part of my morning playing mafia wars on my iphone. [ laughter ] and i am loathed to brag, but i did gain nine experience points in truck heists, netting myself $4,000 in in-game cash, then -- not to be outdone, decided to raise fisticuffs against me. well, he received a beat-down from yours truly that he shan't soon forget, let me tell you. [ laughter ] but look at me, the precious few moments i have to pen this and here i go prattling on about my exploits in the digital realm. [ laughter ] alas, i feel i am becoming both a virtual fool and a pctical one as well. [ laughter ] or as they say on the great interconnected web of personal computers, r-o-t-f- l. ecto, james t. fallon esquire at
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our first guest is a founding father of gangster rap and an ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right, everybody. our first guest is a founding father of gangster rap and an accomplished actor who is starring in his ninth season of "law & order: special victims unit," which airs tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. right here on nbc. please welcome ice-t. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right. how are you? >> this is fly, man. this is jumping off, man. [ cheers and applause ] this is what's good, man. this is big, baby. i'm glad to be here. >> jimmy: i'm happy that you are here. i mean, it's tax day. are you all paid up? >> i don't like paying taxes, man, to tell you the truth. i always owe them money. i mean, even if i got the money -- i got the money to pay them, i just won't pay them all the money. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't understand. why not? >> i just don't want to give them all the money. i mean, you know what i'm saying?
the government gave away all this money, and then they want it from me. so i'm tight with the taxes. i remember the first time i ever got a tax bill, when i first started making legitimate money. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] i mean, he is ice-t, for god's -- come on. remember who this is. yeah. >> i had a record deal and, you know, my manager told me i had a tax bill. i'm like what's a tax bill. he says you owe them money. and i'm like, "all right, well, pay them." he says, "well, you want to know how much?" i'm like, "sure." he says, "are you driving?" i'm like, "yeah." he said, "stop the car." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's not a good sign. >> so, he basically told me -- he said, "you owe $97,000." [ audience ohs ] and this is when i first started off, so you don't even want to know now. it's crazy, right? so i told him, "okay, fix my bunk in prison. i'm going to jail." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you just planned on going to jail. >> i never handed over $97,000 to nobody in my life. are you kidding me, and i don't even know you? [ laughter ]
so he said, "well, call me back when you calm down." and i called him back, and, basically, they wiped me out. at that time, you know, i thought i had a little money in the bank. obviously not. wiped me out. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. i mean, well, this "law & order" should help you out a little bit. you've been on for -- >> i don't know, man. "law & order" -- the more money i make, the more money i seem to be in debt. [ laughter ] anybody understand that theory? it's weird. >> jimmy: so, if i give you $10 -- >> i end up owing somebody $20. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's not a good deal at all. >> i don't know. i just -- you know. but i'll figure it out. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. i mean, nine seasons on "law and order." >> yes, sir. >> jimmy: nine seasons. [ cheers and applause ] amazing. nine seasons -- i find it funny and cool that, nine seasons, you play -- you play a cop. >> play a cop, man. i think it's kind of cliche to take a street cat and have him act as a street cat. so they used me as a cop, and
you get a street-savvy cop, which is different. you know, i played a cop in "new jack city." that was my debut acting. and i don't have any -- [ applause ] yeah. i really got no problems with the police, honestly. you know, when i used to break the law, the police were the opponent. i just thought i was smarter than them, you know. they proved me wrong. [ laughter ] you know. but i don't have no problems with the police, you know, so to speak. >> jimmy: do you have any friends that are cops? you must. >> i don't really have friends that are cops because i don't really know when they're not cops. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's a fine line, yeah. >> it's a fine line. i got my friend officer such-and-such sitting with me. my boys show up over my house bleeding or something at any moment. you know, i don't come in the door like -- "who's he," you know. i'm like, "are you a cop right now?" so -- >> jimmy: people show up at your house bleeding? >> i got interesting friends. [ laughter ] i'm on "law & order." i'm on "law & order," not my crew, okay? >> jimmy: absolutely. >> they're still living. >> jimmy: oh, my goodness. you know what? [ laughter ] >> hey, i'm going to tell the
truth. >> jimmy: absolutely. i mean, it's just something that just doesn't happen at my house. we're not playing pictionary and somebody comes in bleeding. it's like, "hold on, i'm drawing a dog here." >> i mean, i don't -- i haven't really met a cop to make my friend yet. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. >> they're probably waiting on me when i come out of here. >> jimmy: you're going to -- [ laughter ] you'll have a lot of e-mails when you get home. yeah. are you on twitter? >> and what is twitter, man? i went on twitter -- [ laughter and applause ] i went on twitter two weeks ago. i filled out an account. you know, i'm doing a lot of internet stuff. i just launched a record label, you know. i did a deal with emi for my record label. it's called final level. i'm out to save hip-hop. i'm going to bring it back, you know what i'm saying? [ cheers and applause ] so everybody's like, "you got to get totally on the net. you got to put up a twitter acunt." so i started the twitter account. if you want to twitter me, it's twitter/final level. and first off, i found a dude on there named ice-t, and he ain't even cool.
[ laughter ] there's a dude -- the dude got my name, and he got a picture of me up there from "law & order," but i'm looking at what he's writing and it's real corny and whack. i'm like, "if you're gonna represent me, at least have some flavor, player." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, at least. come on, maybe he's just a fan of the beverage. >> no, it's me, dog. [ laughter ] it's me. so i'm looking at this and -- so i get on twitter and i'm like -- it's kind of weird, because i'm like, are people stalking me now? because i'm saying stuff, like "i'm going to the movies," and i'm like, "why did i just do that?" [ laughter ] "why did i just do that?" >> jimmy: you're telling people how to break into your house. >> and then i'm typing to people, like "what's going on on twitter?" and all the people that are following me are like, "we don't know, either." so i think it's a cult. >> jimmy: confusing -- it's a cult? >> last week, i wrote "don't drink the kool-aid." >> jimmy: wow. [ laughter ] why not? that works for me. i don't even know what that means, but -- >> don't drink the kool-aid, man. >> jimmy: and ice-t's like "drink the iced tea." [ laughter ]
he loves the beverage. >> why do i -- i don't even drink much iced tea. it's got to be sweetened correctly. i'm much more of a kool-aid cat. i love grape kool-aid, grape snapple. >> jimmy: is there a hip-hop -- is there a hip-hop guy named kool-aid? >> better not be. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it'd be kind of good. you should sign him on your label. kool-aid. >> no, that's a whack name. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he comes busting through a brick wall or something, like -- >> i mean, nowadays, they might have a kool-aid rapper, i don't know. but, no you know, i come from the days when you had to have a cool name. you had to be ice cube or chuck d. or big daddy kane or somebody. you know. >> jimmy: yeah. >> you can't be kool-aid. that ain't cool. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i think kool-aid's good. it comes in different flavors. >> probably is a rapper out there now, kool-aid, right now, twittering me. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i did read on something that your son, little ice -- >> yes sir. >> jimmy: is on spring break. >> yeah. little ice, man, i don't know. i mean, lot of people -- i've been in the public eye for a while, so a lot of people actually remember little ice when he was born.
ow he's 17 years old. it's cold, man. i'm looking at this dude like, "how the hell are you as tall as me?" he's 17 -- >> jimmy: crazy. >> but he came out here to kick with me in new york. he lives in l.a., and he just changed his swagger. he was a sneaker kid. now i just got him a car. it was time for him to get a car. we made an agreement. he stood up to the agreement. i copped him a car. and now he ain't into clothes no more. he needs car parts. >> jimmy: he's into car parts. that's more expensive. >> yeah, yeah, different things. >> jimmy: that changes your whole life. >> it's cool, though. it's cool. >> jimmy: but -- and i met cocoa backstage. beautiful. she's gorgeous. [ cheers and applause ] >> look, look, 2009. you said "cocoa," and the girls scream. what's really going on? [ laughter and applause ] what's really going on, man? >> jimmy: that's what you tweet about. that's what you tweet about. >> i mean, nowadays, as a guy, man, you don't even have to worry about dudes, man. you got to worry about girls on your girl, you know? i mean, they come up in the club.
they want to handle your girl. because see, a guy knows -- >> jimmy: we have such different lifestyles. [ laughter ] it's amazing. people walking in bloody, hitting on your wife. >> guys -- ten years ago, men, we were really fascinated with that. oh, two girls dancing. now, that's played out. we're like, "get off my girl, man. stop playing. woman, what you doing?" with a guy, he knows if he touches your girl, he's going to catch a bad one. he going to feel the results of gravity real quick. [ laughter ] you know. but a girl, she just smiles at you and touches all on your girl, and it ain't cool. i'll be looking at them crazy like, i'll be like, "bitch, back up." [ laughter ] "i ain't rolling like that. i mean, ain't nobody invited you over here." >> jimmy: everybody, my thanks to ice-t. please, check him out, "law & order: special victims unit," tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. on nbc. after the break, we'll talk to one of my favorite monsters, elmo. we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right. welcome back, everybody. hey, i was watching this dvd. it's a great new dvd that's out. it's basically to help you and your kids realize how to go green and how to recycle and save the earth and do all these cool things. and i should turn my pal green. it's pretty interesting. it's called "being green." and here he is tonight. it's past his bedtime. everybody, my favorite monster, elmo is here. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, baby. yeah, baby. yeah, baby. >> jimmy: elmo, are you excited? this is past -- >> oh, elmo's so excited. >> jimmy: oh, you are? because it's really late. >> yeah, because elmo get to stay up really late. >> jimmy: you like it? >> yeah, baby. [ laughter ] hi, mr. ice-t.
>> ice-t: what's up, elmo? >> what's up, what's up? >> ice-t: what's happening? >> you know, elmo has a rappers name. >> ice-t: oh, what's your name? >> wild cherry. [ laughter ] >> ice-t: okay. all right. all right. that'll work, elmo for you, baby. that's good. >> jimmy: that's better than kool-aid. >> ice-t: yeah. >> really? >> jimmy: thas my rap name, i think. >> kool-aid? >> jimmy: yeah. >> what's up, kool-aid? >> jimmy: kool-aid is a -- it's a beverage. >> no, no, elmo didn't ask what it was. >> jimmy: oh. thanks -- >> elmo said "what's up, kool-aid?" >> jimmy: oh, sorry. [ laughter ] sorry. what's up? >> hi, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: elmo, last time i saw you, i visited you. i went to "sesame street." >> yeah, we had a lot of fun. >> jimmy: that was so much fun. thanks for having me. >> you played nature guy. >> jimmy: i was nature guy. yeah, and i had the best time. it was such a fun time. i loved your studios and your street and everything. and now you're here -- >> just get it out, mr. fallon. >> jimmy: sorry. [ laughter ] here we are at my studio. do you like my studio, is what i meant? >> it's really cool. >> jimmy: yeah? >> and the band is the bomb. [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: that's called -- they're called the roots. >> really? >> jimmy: yes. the name of the band is the roots. >> that's cool. well, elmo's actually here to talk about green, and roots is green. roots is kind of green and stuff, too. >> jimmy: that's right. it's like -- yeah, sure. it's very earthy. >> elmo was trying to do a nice, good segue into talking about -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it was a very -- elmo, very good. no, it was a great one. >> really? >> jimmy: yeah. >> oh, good. so let's talk about green. >> jimmy: now, what did you learn? you learned a lot? >> well, elmo learned a lot about, you know, recycling and -- do you recycle around here? >> jimmy: yes, we totally recycle around here. >> elmo doesn't think so. there's a lot of beer cans. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: elmo. elmo! elmo, eyes up here. elmo, eyes up here. yeah. no, no. [ laughter ] >> you need to recycle more. >> jimmy: i know. i will. well, these all go in the recycling bin after i'm done with the six pack every night. [ laughter ] but no, we go very green here. the seats are all from radio city.
they're recycled. and the rug is all made from plastic bottles, all the carpeting here. so, we do our part here. >> are you serious? >> jimmy: yeah. we do as much as we can. we have a very green studio. >> that's cool. >> jimmy: what other things did you learn? >> well, elmo is so excited about being green that abby kind of changed elmo into green. abby cadabby is one of elmo's friends who's a fairy in training. >> jimmy: she's a what in training? >> she's a fairy in training! [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right. you don't have to -- [ laughter ] elmo -- >> mr. ice-t, he can't hear. >> ice-t: listen closely. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i just can't catch a break here between you and ice-t. [ laughter ] oh, man. >> so she changed elmo into green. she made elmo green. >> jimmy: i can't believe this. >> ah, but she found a magic spell and turned elmo back. >> jimmy: but that was amazing. did you learn a lot about being green? >> yeah, elmo did. and actually, mr. paul rudd is with elmo, too. >> jimmy: yeah, paul rudd actually --
>> does everybody know mr. paul rudd. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he was great. he actually did a song with you guys. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and i think we have a clip of this. >> oh, good, yeah. roll it! ♪ ♪ earth rocks we're going to keep it clean earth rocks we're going to make it green ♪ ♪ earth rocks we're going to get it done 'cause earth belongs to everyone earth rocks ♪ ♪ wee going to keep it clean earth rocks we're going to make it green ♪ ♪ earth rocks we're going to get it done 'cause earth belongs to everyone earth rocks ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, everybody! all right! >> jimmy: yeah! that was awesome. i love that! that was so good. and -- what? >> mr. paul rudd was so funny. he was mr. earth. >> jimmy: he was mr. earth. that's what he was doing. and did he teach you stuff? >> did he teach elmo things?
>> jimmy: yeah. >> he teached elmo a lot of things about recycling, and stuff like that, with paper and plastic. >> jimmy: oh, good. i'm so happy that you learned -- >> and he was retaining water, too. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: 'cause he's the earth. i get it. i get it. that's good. are you tired? >> and elmo didn't even get that from your comedy writers. [ laughter ] elmo made that up. >> jimmy: elmo made that up himself. you're the smartest 3-year-old i know. >> well, elmo's okay. >> jimmy: aw. no, we lo you here. >> so, your son is 17? >> ice-t: yeah, yeah, elmo. >> wow, that's cool. elmo can't wait to be 17. >> ice-t: how old are you? >> elmo's 3 1/2 going on 48. [ laughter ] >> ice-t: okay. >> jimmy: elmo -- he's overtired, i see. >> elmo's having a good time. >> jimmy: you are? i'm so happy you've come. you got to come back all the time. >> oh, elmo would love to. >> jimmy: i love hearing your voice. i love hearing you sing. >> really? >> jimmy: yeah, i do. i think you have a really good voice. >> oh, really? well, you want to sing something? >> jimmy: yeah, i'd love to. you mind singing maybe the theme from "sesame street"? >> well, only if everybody in the audience and mr. ice-t sings
it, too. >> jimmy: yeah. yo guys mind? [ cheers and applause ] >> ice-t: let's go. >> okay, here we go. ♪ >> oh, no, no, no. stop the music. stop the music. stop the music. >> jimmy: wait, what's going on? >> this is "late night," baby. let's do it up, okay? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what do you think? >> yeah! ♪ ♪ sunny day sweepin' the clouds away on my way to where the air is sweet ♪ ♪ can you tell me how to get how to get to sesame street how to get to sesame street hot to get to sesame street ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: everyone can learn a lot by watching the dvd "being green." elmo, thanks for visiting, my pal. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: everyone can learn a lot by watching the dvd "being green." elmo, thanks for visiting, my pal. >> thank you. >> jimmy: coming up next, g4's "x-play" gamer girl morgan webb. she's in the bud light live green room right now. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my next guest is a videogame expert and the co-host of the g4 network's "x-play" and the host of the network's new show "g4 underground." please welcome the lovely morgan webb, everybody! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: morgan, how are you? >> i'm doing good. i'm on with ice-t and a muppet. that's kind of awesome actually. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, elmo -- >> i'm in good cpany. >> jimmy: are you psyched about elmo? have you ever met elmo? >> i have never met elmo. >> elmo: well, it's nice to meet you. >> it's nice to meet you, too, elmo. >> jimmy: he's the nicest kid ever. >> elmo: do you have a cool game that you're going to play? >> jimmy: yeah, we're going to play -- >> we're going to play some games. >> jimmy: we're going to play some video games. i mean, you're like a video game expert. >> i'd like to think --
>> jimmy: kind of. >> thank you. >> jimmy: what a cool job. >> it is fantastic. >> jimmy: can you believe -- did you ever think that would be your job? >> no. you know, video games were always something i just did for fun. and you know, we had the atari when i was a kid, the nintendo. we had all that stuff, but so did every kid. you know,t was just something that we all did. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. what games did you play for atari? >> combat was something that i definitely liked. did you play combat? >> jimmy: yeah, it was the two tanks and you just -- >> it was totally obnoxious. i can't believe my parents put up listening to that. but then you could get planes, and it was a totally different game. and it was exactly the same, but it was planes instead of tanks. you know, we didn't know any better. we were children. >> jimmy: yeah, but i loved it. and then you took it to the next level, got nintendo and then -- >> and you just kind of keep on. we played some terrible sega games. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i liked a game called phantasy star 3. it was just awful. >> jimmy: oh really, yeah. >> just awful. >> jimmy: my friends all got into sega, and i would never -- i can relate because i had nintendo and they were like, "sega's so much --" >> we have some nintendo fans up there. [ applause ] >> jimmy: i don't want to start any video game wars out there. but -- that guy's like, "yeah, that's right. you tell him!" >> because you know when -- when
you're a kid, you get like one game. your parents are like, "i am buying you one video game, and you're going to play it." >> jimmy: yeah. >> you know, so. >> jimmy: it's a big deal getting a video game when you're -- >> absolutely. >> jimmy: still is. i mean, ice-t you play games, right? >> ice-t: oh, yeah. i'm on -- i'll probably go home and play tonight. [ laughter ] i'll play tonight. no, i'm serious. i'm on xbox live. >> jimmy: you are? >> yeah. i'm lord-187-x. [ audience oohs ] >> jimmy: wow. >> my friends list is already blown up. it already exploded and melted down across my carpet, so nobody else can be part of my clan. i got a clan called smg, though. and if you see us and we're playing gears of war or call of duty -- when we come through, you're laying down. trust me. [ laughter ] you're laying down. >> i was going to say, you're a brave man for saying your gamer tag on air. >> ice-t: i mean, you know, you can only hold 100 people. so sometimes it just blows out the machine. so, it's all good, you know. it's all good. >> jimmy: that's your two favorite games. do you have any favorite games that you're playing right now? >> well, gears of war, which you mentioned, is a fantastic game. that's always a classic.
i know you guys are actually playing resident evil, i heard, too. >> ice-t: yeah, me and cocoa are playing co-op resident evil. so that's cool, too. yeah, my girl plays video games. ha-ha-ha-ha. [ laughter ] >> she's awesome. [ elmo laughs] >> jimmy: elmo. [ laughter ] elmo, elmo! well, watch it. watch it, elmo. >> ice-t: elmo's cold-blooded, man. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: elmo, do you play video games? you're not old enough? >> elmo's daddy only lets him play pac-man. >> jimmy: oh, okay. good. >> well, when you can play more games, you can be on my squad. >> elmo: okay. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: now, tell me about -- morgan, tell me about "g4 underground." >> so, yeah, i do a show called "x-play," which is, we review video games. and now actually, "g4 underground" is something that's really near and dear to my heart because there's a lot of just crazy people out there who -- for example, we were looking at a group of people who dress up like real-life super heroes and then they go out and they fight crimes dressed up as super heroes. and it actually works sort of well for them because -- if a guy comes up to you dressed in a cape and --
>> jimmy: are talkingo elmo? [ laughter ] >> ice-t: you're talking about real people do this? >> real people. [ laughter ] >> elmo: are you talking about adults? >> so, there's these people, and they dress up in just full costumes, $4,000 with like the leather boots and the armor plating and the codpieces and everything. and -- >> jimmy: it's siegfried and roy. >> and they go out and they try to fight crime and -- >> ice-t: fight crime where, in the hood? [ laughter ] that would get dealt with, trust me. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i don't know. it sounds pretty -- >> elmo: we would love to have them on "sesame street." >> jimmy: yeah, they're allowed there. >> ice-t: i would love to see a dude come running down the street in a costume. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: so on g4 -- >> "g4 underground," you can actually see these people. one of the guys goes to washington square park and goes up to drug dealers and -- you know, and they're just like, "i don't know what's hpening." >> ice-t: they probably just giving them drugs. [ laughter ]
like, "here, you need these." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: or "you don't need any more of these." that's fantastic. well, also today, you're going to teach us a game that's not even out yet. you're going to show us on the wii -- they're releasing a new -- >> the new punch-out!! you played punch-out!! when you were a kid? >> jimmy: yeah, i loved -- it was mike tyson punch-out!! [ applause ] >> not mike tyson's punch-out anymore. just punch-out!! now. >> jimmy: all right, well -- yeah. we'll take a look at it? >> absolutely. >> jimmy: i'm excited about this. >> so, a lot of the characters that you remember are going to be here, exactly. >> jimmy: this is awesome. this is king hippo. >> king hippo. he has a band-aid on his stomach. i don't know why. >> jimmy: something happened to his belly button. >> something happened to his belly button. the controls basically -- you're just going to punch like you would think -- [ growling ] he's been good. and then you're going to be able to block and dodge with this analog stick right here. ♪ >> jimmy: i love that he's only wearing a cummerbund. >> i'm dodging.
i'm dodging. oh, i need to dodge a little better. ♪ all right. >> jimmy: wait -- >> do that. >> jimmy: do you want me to do it? all right. >> got to do it fast though. >> jimmy: oh, my god. >> punch. >> jimmy: i just got knocked down. >> i'm sorry. >> jimmy: what happened? what do i do? how do i get up? >> three, four -- >> jimmy: this is so embarrassing. >> there you go. i know, i set you up for failure on that one. i'm sorry. remember to dodge. [ cheers and applause ] remember to dodge. are you going for low blows? >> jimmy: i can't -- this is me really fighting, by the way. >> dodge, dodge, dodge. [ laughter ] bob and weave. bob and weave. >> jimmy: bob and weave? >> bob and weave. there you go. nice work. >> jimmy: this is -- i'm getting -- oh, my god. i got him! >> and you can block by putting your controllers up in front of your face. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. all right. ice, do you want to give this a shot? >> ice-t: no. [ laughter ] >> i mean, this is a big -- >> ice-t: if you stop, you get knocked out, though. i know that. >> jimmy: i know. let me stop. >> nice work. that was a good dodge. that was not a good dodge. >> jimmy: ooh! i mean, i -- >> that had to hurt. yeah. [ applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: another big one tomorrow night. the beautiful rachel mcadams is going to be here. you know him as manipulative benjamin linus on "lost." michael emerson is going to join us. i love "lost." a coveted nfl draft pick matthew stafford will be here. and solange will be performing. it's going to be a good show. it's going to be awesome. [ applause ] all right. our next guest continues to take the world of rock 'n' roll by storm with their latest album "it's blitz." here to perform the song "heads will roll," please welcome yeah yeah yeahs. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ off with your head dance till you're dead heads will rll
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