tv Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC October 25, 2011 12:35am-1:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: thank you very much, everybody! i appreciate it. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. thank you for being here. hey, some -- [ cheers ] thank you very much. some political news, you guys. some political news. today, president obama went to las vegas for a campaign fund-raiser. he spent most of the time at the visit working on his new economic recovery plan. "come on, seven. let's go. come on, we can do this!" [ laughter and applause ] you see this? yesterday on cnn, joe biden said he hasn't made up his mind about whether he'll run for president in 2016. which raises the question, who is raising that question? [ laughter ] cool your jets, bid-ski. this is cool. yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the ipod's debut, or as most americans put it, "i'm sorry, what did you say" [ laughter and applause ]
[ laughter ] [ singing off key ] >> jimmy: what's that? i'm sorry. [ laughter ] [ singing off key ] ♪ i love the rock 'n' roll music ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's right. the ipod has been around for ten years, which is also the length of time it takes to detangle your ipod head phones. [ laughter ] it's like, "god, now it's a knot! oh, i don't care." [ laughter ] [ singing off key ] >> jimmy: awful song. [ laughter ] check this out, you guys. last week starbucks unveiled a lighter tasting coffee called starbucks blonde roast. [ light laughter ] don't beat me to it. yeah, yeah, yeah. let me say the joke.
you can tell it's blonde 'cause they think soy milk is just spanish for "i am milk." [ laughter ] it kind of is. soy leche. >> steve: it's smart. smart people. >> jimmy: soy leche. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: [ as valley girl ] "i am milk? [ laughter ] i am milk. vente -- vente?" hey, this is not good, you guys. walmart is planning to reduce its health care plan for new employees. [ audience groans ] yeah. it explains why, today, my greeter was like -- "hello, welcome to walmart. do you mind checking out this mole? [ laughter ] should i be worried?" well, it says the judge ruled that the man who hacked into scarlett johansson's cell phone and stole nude photos is no longer allowed to use the internet. [ light laughter ] that's right. they gave him aol. [ laughter and applause ] they gave him -- a chance -- >> steve: [ mimicking dial-up sounds ] >> jimmy: honey, i'm just
logging in. honey. >> steve: "you've got mail. good-bye." [ laughter ] [ singing off key ] [ laughter ] ♪ i love that jalopy rock and roll ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: old time jalopy. that's not the song. that's not the song i'm listening to. you get this? mattel is facing criticism over a new barbie that comes with permanent tattoos and pink hair. daddy issues sold separately. that's what it says. [ laughter ] it says it on the box. you've got to get that. it's a different box. >> steve: different store. >> jimmy: yeah, different -- yeah. and finally, i just read that a bear broke into a candy store in tennessee and started eating all the candy. that's right. yeah, a live bear filled with candy. or as sarah palin called that "the best pinata ever." [ laughter ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> jimmy: we've got a great show tonight, you guys. oh, man. she is such a talented actress. she's starring in the new movie "j. edgar." naomi watts is here! [ cheers and applause ] naomi who? >> steve: naomi what? >> jimmy: this guy is one of the best in the business, mega-producer brian grazer is stopping by. [ cheers and applause ] this guy's done every movie that you love. this guy's made every movie that you love. he's got a new movie called "power heist." it's going to be another big, big hit. we love him. and we've got music from beirut, you guys. they're so good. [ cheers and applause ] they're so fun. you're just going to get out of your seats and start dancing and going crazy, yeah. even if you're not sitting in seats. so, say you're watching -- i don't know, maybe stand up and watch, yeah, at home. >> steve: you're at a bar, perhaps. >> jimmy: you're at a bar, perhaps. they should turn down the jukebox. >> steve: you're saying cancel the jukebox. >> jimmy: i'm saying --
they still use jukeboxes, right? at bars? >> steve: yeah, yeah. -- jukeboxes. >> jimmy: don't use the jukebox. turn on our television program when beirut is playing, and people will be like -- [ laughter ] >> steve: [ singing off key ] [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's not what they sound like. >> steve: oh, i'm sorry. >> jimmy: they sound so much better. [ laughter ] and they have a horn section. it's going to be -- it's going to be killer. so, beirut's coming tonight. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> steve: aw, come on. >> jimmy: it's a good show. [ cheers and applause ] you're going to love it. talented, talented people. [ applause ] hey, guys, it's time to fire up your computers and pull them real close. because it's time to check out some new e-cards. ♪ >> jimmy: all right. let me get my computer set up here. look at this guy, there. oh, yeah. [ audience ohs ] yeah, that's my computer. all right. there we go. let's take a look at this first e-card. these are e-cards. [ light laughter ] >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: it says -- this is a sweet one. you'd probably send this to your kid who's just going over to
college. it says, "good luck at college. and remember, this is just the beginning." you click on it again and it says, "of insurmountable debt." [ laughter ] these are great new e-cards. so true. >> steve: true cards. >> jimmy: yeah. let's see our next one, here. look at those nice ladies, there. ou says, "i've always called you my golden girl." you click. "mostly because of your weak bladder." [ audience oohs ] >> steve: yeah. that's a problem. >> jimmy: that's a problem but it's a very popular card. >> jimmy: very popular e-card. >> steve: incontinence. i think that's the number one incontinence card. isn't it? >> jimmy: that is true. [ laughter ] it's number one out of three. let's check out the next one here. yeah. this one -- seems like you might send this to someone you're thinking of. it says, "i just want you to know." let's see what it says inside. "that i know where you buried the body." [ audience ohs ] [ laughter ] that's a card i hope i never get. >> steve: oh yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. >> steve: or have to send. >> jimmy: yeah. 'cause i was there alone that night. [ laughter ] no one else was there.
[ eerie music ] nobody, you hear me?! now go on, get!" [ laughter ] >> steve: mr. jenkins! >> jimmy: no, not mr. jenkins! >> steve: [ as scooby ] "ri ron't row." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: shut up, you stupid dog. let's check out another one, here. look at this one, over here. that's sweet. it says, "is there anything better than seeing the smile on your child's face?" >> steve: aw. >> jimmy: it's a great question. let's see what it says inside. "sure, sleeping really late because you don't have any kids." [ laughter ] [ cheers ] got to say, pretty nice. >> steve: yeah. it's a good feeling. >> jimmy: do that. >> steve: six of one. >> jimmy: let's check out another one, here. oh, yeah. this one is a pretty serious-looking business man. it says, "congratulations on your new job." can't hear that enough these days. let's see what the inside card says. "sorry you had to pork this guy to get it."
[ audience oohs ] [ laughter ] hey, you know what? >> steve: in this economy. >> jimmy: in this economy. >> steve: if you have to pork bork, what are you going to do, you know? >> jimmy: yeah. his name is bork? >> steve: he looks like robert bork. >> jimmy: who? >> steve: former attorney -- former surgeon general, robert bork. [ laughter ] come on. >> jimmy: all right, everybody, if you're playing the bork game at home, start drinking now. [ laughter ] we said the word bork. "i love that bork drinking game. every time he says the former attorney -- surgeon general --" >> steve: no, surgeon general. >> jimmy: surgeon general -- surgeon general, robert bork. [ laughter ] take a sip of your beverage. this would be a great time to be at a bar, right? [ laughter ] you've got the bork game going, and you got the great band, beirut, at the end. >> steve: oh, my god. that is -- for all you kids in bars, god bless you. you know what i mean? keep the fake i.d.s, whatever you've got to do to watch the show in the bar, legal. >> jimmy: yep. >> steve: 21. >> jimmy: you're talking about i.d.s, you meant fishing licenses. >> steve: yes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the regular driver's license should be totally real and never ever ever, ever -- >> steve: ever fudged.
>> jimmy: ever fudge one. >> steve: or filtered with. smorgadyborg. >> jimmy: bork. [ laughter ] let's see this next card, here. let's get rid of this guy. oh, "god has a plan." that's true. he does. "and you're not in it." [ laughter ] well, hey. >> steve: somebody's got to watch the parade. >> jimmy: call it like i see it. yeah. exactly, right. that's deep. that's real deep. [ laughter ] somebody's got to watch the parade. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: everybody can't all be in the parade. >> steve: someone's got to get a "b." right? >> jimmy: check out this next one, here. yeah. it's a wedding card. it says, "hey, come to our wedding." >> steve: aw. >> jimmy: "in utah." [ laughter ] oh, all right. that's cool. i've never been to utah. >> steve: that's fantastic. >> jimmy: i've never been to utah. >> steve: no. brigham young and brigham often. >> jimmy: that's the place where the guy got his arm -- he chopped his own arm off. >> steve: in utah -- oh, yeah, the guy, with the canyon. >> jimmy: 126 hours. >> steve: yeah. or 20 -- 127? >> jimmy: 127 hours.
i watched it. >> steve: you fast forwarded. >> jimmy: i fast forwarded the last hour. [ laughter ] i knew what was going to happen. i saved myself an hour. >> steve: yeah, you know? >> jimmy: he'll figure it out. >> steve: i know the ending of it. >> jimmy: he'll figure it out. yeah, yeah, yeah. yeah, yeah. that's -- so, how long is that movie? >> steve: it's 123 hours. >> jimmy: no, the movie is probably what? >> steve: probably 90 minutes. >> jimmy: is it two hours, maybe? >> steve: two hours. >> jimmy: so, you got to watch that probably 60 times, 50 something times. >> steve: over and over again to relive what that guy went through. >> jimmy: here's what you do. you put your hand in that couch cushion. >> steve: got it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: hit play, and start watching the movie. and see how nuts you go. >> steve: on repeat. >> jimmy: then, watch the next one and fast forward the last hour and eat your arm off. [ laughter ] >> steve: cut it off with a knife. bust a bone. >> jimmy: what did he do? >> steve: he broke his own bone off. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> steve: and then, cut it with a -- like a hacky little, cheap little knife. cut his own arm off. but he cut his left arm off. so he's all right now. [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's a good one.
[ singing off key ] ♪ gloria, gloria >> jimmy: laura branigan? oh, man. oh, let's take a look at this one over here. look at this. >> steve: i can't wait. >> jimmy: look at this one, over here. [ audience aws ] oh, isn't that cute. it's a card a father can give to his kid. it says, "i'll never forget the day your mother said to me -- 'we should probably talk about the business trip i took to jamaica last year.'" [ laughter ] >> steve: she's still loves him. still loves him. >> jimmy: still loves him. >> steve: she still loves him. >> jimmy: looks like -- yeah. at least she got her groove back. >> steve: exactly, she did. >> jimmy: she got her groove back. >> steve: she found her groove and so did somebody else. >> jimmy: found her groove. yep, someone else's. lets look at this last one, here. this seems to be a condolence card. it says -- [ laughter ] it says, "it's okay."
maybe she had a bad race or something like that -- let's see. it says, "we've all pooped in the pool at least once." [ laughter ] that's true. we've all been there. that's all the time we have for "late night e-cards." stick around, everybody. we'll be right back with "freestylin'" with the roots. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ oooohhhh yeeaaahhh!! can we show you something? wouldn't it be great to feel like this all the time? (yeaaaahhh!!) i guess so. well, with the chase freedom card, you get 5% cash back on up to $1500 worth of purchases. and new categories every 3 months. and 1% on everything else. so that "man, this must be my lucky day feeling" can go on and ooooonnnnn! no, you look good, you look good. get your cash back. chase freedom.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. thank you so much for watching our. you know, our show's lucky to have the greatest band in late night, the roots, right there, everybody. give it up for the roots. [ cheers and applause ] very lucky. but it isn't all fun and games. from time to time we put the roots to test. we pick people from our audience. we have the roots make up songs about them on the spot. it's time for "freestylin' with the roots." let's do this. ♪ time to freestyle with the roots ♪ [ applause ]
>> jimmy: roots, you guys ready? >> yes. >> yeah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: all right. let's pick someone out of the audience. raise you hand if you want the roots to make up a song about you. [ cheers ] let's see. i love it. nobody around this area wants it. they're too embarrassed. all right. stand up, my man. how you doing? >> good. >> jimmy: all right, good. here we go. all right. what is your name? >> nate. >> jimmy: all right. nate, very good. okay. what does yours say? maybe partying will help. all right. you never know. [ laughter ] nate, since fall is here, what's your favorite thing to wear in the fall? >> a coat. [ laughter ] keep it simple, right? >> jimmy: just love it. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: you just love wearing a coat. >> absolutely. i love it. >> jimmy: that's your favorite thing. who wouldn't love it? what kind of coat? anything in particular? >> a light one. not too heavy. >> jimmy: hey, you want -- >> i don't want to get sweaty. >> jimmy: don't want to get sweaty -- want to get a little cold as well. >> exactly. >> jimmy: light coat. all right, good. [ laughter ] >> thank you.
>> jimmy: what is your favorite fall, outdoor activity? >> golf. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right, yeah. you love to golf in the fall. >> yeah, because it's too hot in the summer. >> jimmy: okay, okay. man, you have a real temperature problem. yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] i like it. i got you. you golf. makes sense. you guys, we have nate. my man over here. he loves to wear a light coat in the fall. yeah. when he's outside and he's golfing. because he doesn't want to get too -- too heated up when he's, you know, putting the ball in the -- >> sweaty. >> jimmy: putting the ball in the hole. he can get very sweaty. >> thank you. >> jimmy: doesn't like getting sweaty. so, this first one, i'd like to test you guys out. can you do it in the style of, like, a punk rock song? come on. >> yeah. ♪ >> one, two, three, four! ♪ ♪
♪ i got a friend his name's nate he likes jackets he don't hate ♪ ♪ ♪ go, go, go, go go, go, go♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thanks, buddy. appreciate it. doesn't want to get too sweaty. good going, buddy. how you doing? going to cut through here, if you don't mind. i'll cut through. you want me to cut through here? i'll cut through here if you don't mind me. i'm sorry about that. i don't want to make everyone get up. sorry about that. apologize. probably should have went around back. how you guys doing? >> good. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: nice to see you. fun show, right? good? how are you? nice to see you. oh, you don't have to get up. no, everyone else, just not you. yeah. [ laughter ] you're special, you're special. and, hey, guys, how you doing? >> hi, how are you? >> jimmy: doing good. how are you, buddy? all good. oh, my gosh. hey, nate. light coat. light coat, right here. right here. nate, take a look. [ cheers and applause ] who wants -- you want one? stand up. come on out here. how you doing? >> good. >> jimmy: all right. very, very good. take this mic here, like that. okay, i'm going to ask you a
couple questions. what is your name? >> jamie. >> jimmy: jamie. very good. i love that name. very close to jimmy. [ laughter ] jaime, what are you dressing up as this halloween? >> oh. katy perry. >> jimmy: really? [ light laughter ] yeah, i mean, you thought about that. and then -- [ light laughter ] you're going to be katy perry? like, how? >> like, pink hair. >> jimmy: yeah. >> blue. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. no. i think you're all right. let's see. what is the -- what is the best costume you've ever seen at a halloween party? anything come to mind? any funny ones? and good ones? >> i think the couples, like, as nachos and salsa or something that's hilarious. >> jimmy: that's good. couples. >> mac and cheese. i don't know. >> jimmy: a couple as mac and cheese or nachos and salsa. >> sure. >> jimmy: it's cute. all right, i like that. nachos and salsa. mac and cheese, i've never seen that. [ laughter ] that's pretty cool. i like this. all right, you guys. roots, we have jamie. our pal, she's dressing up as katy perry this halloween.
she's going to go to a party. but, the best costume that she ever saw was when someone was mac and cheese. [ laughter ] or nachos and salsa. [ laughter ] chips and salsa. if it's like a duo, it's her favorite. that's her favorite thing. so, this one, i don't know if you guys can do, like, a folk type of song. like a bob dylan-ish. type of -- ♪ ♪ said, 'hey baby, what's her name what are you going to be on halloween ♪ ♪ she said very katy perry is one thing i'd never been people were dressed as mac and cheese ♪ ♪ it's the best costume i've seen all i know is when you make this song ♪ ♪ you better not be too mean, oh be too mean don't be too mean don't be too mean ♪ ♪ don't be too mean her name is jamie that's close to my friend jimmy ♪ ♪ and it's all love
and it's all love don't be too mean don't be too mean ♪ ♪ but i'm going dress as katy perry this halloween ♪ ♪ halloween there you go. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: who wants one? anybody want? come on down. come on over, pal. how you doing? >> good. how are you? >> jimmy: good. what is your name? >> courtney. >> jimmy: courtney. very good. courtney. now, since we're talking about trick or treating and the halloween parties, what's your favorite treat to get? >> milky ways. >> jimmy: yeah? >> yeah. >> jimmy: fun size? >> yeah. like, snack -- like, bite size. >> jimmy: yeah, bite size, yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: bite sized milkys. [ laughter ] bite sized milky ways. [ laughter ] that's what i meant. but, i like milky ways, too. now what is -- now, trick or treat is -- there's also the trick part. what's a good trick to play on someone who doesn't give out bite-sized milky ways? >> i don't know, like, ring the
bell and run away. >> jimmy: yeah. [ light laughter ] she's so nice. [ laughter ] wait, wait, yeah. if the kid -- >> like ding, dong, ditch. >> jimmy: "honey, those darn kids keep ringing the bell and leaving!" "oh, really? we got a rock through our window, so -- good luck with your ding-dong gang over there." ding, dong, ditch. very good. very, very nice, courtney. all right. you guys, we have courtney, our pal. she's very, very nice. she better get some bite-sized milky ways in her halloween bag or else she's going to ring your doorbell and -- [ laughter ] let me finish! >> run away. >> jimmy: she's going to ring your doorbell and she's gonna take off. [ laughter and applause ] "you will learn your lesson! you will never not give me a milky way. i will ring your doorbell! and then, i will hide in the front bushes!" [ laughter ] for this last one, could we do it in, like, a -- a style of, like, funk? do it up like a -- >> 80s? >> jimmy: yeah, 80s. like, a cameo type of -- or --
♪ >> jimmy: that's nice. ♪ ♪ my name is courtney ow i enjoy my bite-sized treats ow ♪ ♪ and she said milky way ow was her favorite thing to eat ♪ ♪ ow but if there's no treat ow her favorite trick to play ♪ ♪ is ding, dong, ditch ow where you ring that bell and run away ♪ ♪ run away ow, run away ow, away run away ♪ ♪ ow, i run away run away i ring their doorbell and you know i run away ♪ ♪ away, ow i run away i run away ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> thanks for having me, jimmy. >> jimmy: you're a new yorker. you're officially a new yorker now. well, you have been for a couple of years now. >> well, more than that, actually. >> jimmy: how many has it been? >> six. >> jimmy: is it six years already? >> yeah. >> jimmy: gosh. oh, my gosh. and now, how old is the little one? >> oh, i've got a 2 1/2-year-old or 2 3/4. about to turn 3, and a 4-year-old. >> jimmy: oh, my god. congratulations. that's awesome. gosh, it goes by so fast. >> yeah, it does. >> jimmy: do you enjoy the fall? do you like the change? because i know you're australian. >> yeah, no, i like the cold weather. i do like seasons. >> jimmy: you do? yeah. >> i mean, they're extreme here, but -- >> jimmy: so what do you do? do you anything that's like -- >> well, we just went to the beach for the weekend. we go there. >> jimmy: but it's freezing. >> i know, but it's -- [ laughter ] there's other things to do. >> jimmy: there's no one there. i guess, yeah. >> it's actually great. yeah, because there's no crowds. >> jimmy: yeah, that's fun. >> um -- we went fishing this weekend. >> jimmy: are you a fisher? >> not really. >> jimmy: fisher woman? what do you call that person? >> not really. >> jimmy: no. >> i don't know. i don't know much about it at all, but -- >> jimmy: i love it, though. what do -- do you know what you fish for even? >> you like fishing? >> jimmy: i don't mind being invited anywhere, so if someone invites me on a boat -- [ laughter ] i'll go on your boat, yeah. if you invite me somewhere, i'll
go. >> i don't know. i made a promise to the boys that we'd go fishing because we got fishing rods, and dad needed to get some work done and so it was like, okay. you know, when you make promises with kids, you really have to follow through. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. they will never let you forget. yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: so mommy had to take the kids fishing. >> yeah, and -- i went -- you know, i got the fishing rods in the car and i knew how to do that part. >> jimmy: that's great. [ light laughter ] so far, this is a win. then you just took them to mcdonald's and said, "there you go. [ laughter ] "and that's fishing, you guys." they'll figure it out one day. >> so, then we went to the fishing shop because i thought we'll get some bait. >> jimmy: yeah. smart. [ laughter ] you need that. >> but it was closed, and -- so then i'm like, "oh, no." they don't understand and my youngest said, "well, get the key." >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, exactly. [ laughter ] what are you supposed to say to that? yeah. i just can't -- yeah. i don't know everything. >> it's not my store. yeah. yeah, i can't do that. >> jimmy: you can't explain retail to the kid, yeah. >> yeah. [ light laughter ]
>> jimmy: sometimes you got to be closed sometimes, yeah. it's a union thing. >> so, i called -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: like, whatever. so, what did you do? >> i called liev. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i said, "what do i do?" >> jimmy: yeah. >> and he said, "well, you know, just go and dig up some worms." >> jimmy: oh, come on. come on, dad. that's easy for you to say. >> i know. but i did. so, i did. >> jimmy: you did? you are the greatest mom in the whole wide world. [ applause ] i love you that you did that. that's so cool. >> and, yeah, i mean, we went to the supermarket at first and i thought, "oh, can you buy anything that fish are going to eat?" and, you know, like, going, "what am i doing?" and so, as we're in the parking lot -- >> jimmy: yeah, there's an aisle for that at walmart, yeah. things that fish like to eat. >> and -- and in the parking lot, i just started -- i literally put my hands in the dirt, and, like, started digging, and -- and pulled out a few worms. >> jimmy: did you really? >> mm. >> jimmy: this is fantastic. >> and, um -- so we, you know, that -- that's great, because that's
another 20 minutes filled, you know? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: kids will never want to go fishing again. they're bored watching you dig for worms. >> yeah. >> jimmy: they're like, "what is going on?" yeah. they want to watch "spongebob." >> and then we get there -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: or "dora." >> then, we get there to the beach, and, um -- and i don't -- i don't want to hook up the worms, you know, and it's -- yeah, and i -- and i don't know how to pull the rod and, you know, do that, and throw it, and -- >> jimmy: yeah. i know -- i know how to pull the rods. [ laughter ] higgins, you -- >> you had some practice. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. i've been fishing before. [ laughter ] >> also, we were on a pier, and, you know, one's not even 3, and he's possibly falling off, and -- and, you know. >> jimmy: oh, my god. >> and the other one's like, "how do we do this, momma? how do i do it?" it's all getting caught up, and it was just -- >> jimmy: it was chaos. >> it was a disaster pretty much, but i followed through on the promise, and dad got his two hours to work, so -- >> jimmy: see, there you go. see, mommy goes fishing. see, i love that you did that.
that's very cool. [ applause ] we got to talk about "j. edgar." >> yeah. >> jimmy: this looks amazing. gosh. and this is clint eastwood directing. this guy doesn't -- i mean, come on. he can't make a bad movie. >> yeah, he's amazing. yeah, he called and, you know, before you even read the script, you -- i mean, you obviously have to say yes. just to show up -- >> jimmy: how is he to work with? does he talk to you like -- does he, like, whisper stuff and then like -- [ laughter ] >> he's -- yeah. >> jimmy: shoot dirt. >> yeah, he is -- >> jimmy: he's incredible. eats worms. [ laughter ] like the -- i mean, he's a -- a man's man. >> he is. he is. and women like him, too. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, women enjoy him. yeah. >> and girls. i mean, i grew up -- i mean, you know, "dirty harry." i mean -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> it's cliche, but -- >> jimmy: you thought he was, like -- he's sexy. >> i had a crush. >> jimmy: yeah, you had a crush on him. you got to get over that quickly, though. >> definitely. if you're in the workplace, it's not -- it's not a comfortable situation. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] how old is clint eastwood, too? >> i don't know exactly. >> jimmy: 70 something, right? >> i think he's -- >> jimmy: 72 or something?
>> maybe more, but i don't know for sure but he looks amazing. there was a scene, one day, he was doing with leo and he wanted to -- you know, and leo had to be doing pushups and he got right in there and did his own little demonstration. >> jimmy: no. see, that's where i'd be scared. >> he's fit as a fiddle. >> jimmy: but "j. edgar" -- "j. edgar" is an interesting story. this is j. edgar hoover. >> yes, a fascinating -- >> jimmy: was he the first fbi agent? like, he created the fbi. >> yeah. pretty much, yeah. >> jimmy: in the movie, you play his secretary. >> secretary who worked for him for 50 years. >> jimmy: so you know everything that he's up to. >> everything. she knew the whole -- the whole thing, and -- that's what i loved about this character is that she's a strong woman, operating in a man's world and she is -- she just holds her own. >> jimmy: but i want to show a clip of you, naomi watts and leonardo dicaprio in "j. edgar." >> sandy -- i know we've only known each other a brief time but i am assured that you'd find the finest of companions.
your strength, your character, your education. >> are you poking fun at me? >> no. no, no, no, of course not. >> then please, mr. hoover, stand up. can you keep a secret? >> yes. of course. you have my word. >> i'm not interested in getting married. my work comes first. >> then, perhaps you'll consider the position as my personal secretary. ♪ >> yes. >> jimmy: there you go. right there, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] "j. edgar" is in theaters everywhere november 11th. naomi watts, everybody! brian grazer joins us next. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest this evening is one of hollywood's most talented and prolific producers of both television and film. every time you see this logo right here, that's him. this guy, he makes all this stuff. imagine entertainment. his new movie, "tower heist," opens november 4th, and features an all-star cast --
eddie murphy, matthew broderick and ben stiller. please welcome to our show brian grazer, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: thank you for coming on our show. i've met you a bunch of times out in los angeles. >> yes, you have. >> jimmy: yeah, and i think you're amazing. i just wanted to -- like, 'cause every time i do see this, i get excited because i know it's going to be a good movie. >> thank you. >> jimmy: i mean, you've made so many good ones. i'm just going to go down just a couple right here. >> all right. >> jimmy: "friday night lights." "how the grinch stole christmas." "beautiful mind." "nutty professor." "backdraft." "parenthood." "night shift." "da vinci code." there's so many. i mean, it's all starting with -- [ cheers and applause ] i mean, "beautiful mind." isn't that crazy? i mean, they're all amazing stuff. >> thank you. >> jimmy: and you started -- i think "splash" was your big -- first movie, right, that you made?
>> it was. >> jimmy: "night shift" was big too. >> yeah. well, we did "night shift" but "night shift" wasn't a hit. >> jimmy: it was not. >> it wasn't a hit. so, we would go to the theater. ron and i went to the theater on a friday night and there was no line. >> jimmy: oh, we should ron howard is his producing partner. >> yeah, ron howard is my -- >> jimmy: we love him. >> yes, he's my partner. he's the director and i'm the producer. >> jimmy: yeah. >> jimmy: but, i mean, were you psyched when "splash" was a hit? >> i was so psyched. oh, my god. we went to the -- cinema theater, and it was like -- there was a line around the block and it was just -- it was just right before -- right after, actually "e.t." so ron and i knew what a line looked like. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you saw that. you go, "oh, that's something. >> "that's something we want." >> jimmy: "we would love to have anything like that. i'll half of that line." yeah. >> yeah, exactly. right. that's true. so it was a great experience. >> jimmy: and then you did this -- and you've worked with tom hanks ever since then and you -- >> yeah, we developed -- but it's the three of us. i mean, "splash" really our career. it started my career, ron's career and tom hanks' career as a movie star. >> jimmy: wow. >> so -- and then we went on to make "the da vinci code" films. >> jimmy: and do "apollo 13" with tom. >> and do "apollo 13" with tom,
which worked out really well. >> jimmy: isn't that weird we have -- [ applause ] oh, amazing stuff. >> thank you. >> jimmy: i an, yore such a good guy. i'm so happy for things that happen to good people, so that's why i'm psyched to have you on. but we have, weirdly enough, naomi watts is on. you produced "j. edgar." >> i know. i thought that was a great coincidence. >> jimmy: it's weird, right? >> thank you. >> jimmy: we were going to have you -- we were having you on for "tower heist." so we didn't even know this is going to have, like -- you've just produced everything. i mean, i should say as far as tv goes, yeah, no big deal. i guess he did "arrested development." [ cheers and applause ] i guess he did "friday night lights." i guess he did "24"? jack bauer! [ cheers and applause ] come on. i mean, this is awesome. what a fun, fun career this is. you're killing it, man. >> it's worked out. i mean, you know, i've -- i don't know. >> jimmy: yeah. >> it's worked out. >> jimmy: yeah. you're a very creative guy. >> i try hard. i mean, i work hard at it at the same time. >> jimmy: you really do. >> yeah. >> jimmy: but you're a very creative guy. you're always super fun and you're also very funny, too. i heard this one prank that you do. i don't know if it's true, but i heard that when people invite
you to parties. >> yes. >> jimmy: you show up with a tiny framed photo of yourself. >> i do. >> jimmy: and just hide it somewhere in their house, and see if they find it? [ laughter ] >> i do, i do. >> jimmy: you do that? >> yeah, i do it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i think that is such a good joke. >> well, wait until you get to your office. >> jimmy: oh, really? [ laughter ] did you hide it? how did you even get up there? oh, my gosh. >> i found my way in. yeah, pulled some strings. >> jimmy: when was the last time you did it? when's the last time you did it? >> well, i just did it to you. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] >> the time before that, i mean, i hoped -- i went to george clooney's house friday night. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and i slipped -- hid one in -- within his bookcase. but i haven't heard from him. it's been almost a week actually. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and people just -- they're just cleaning one day. and are like, "what the heck?" >> he didn't see it, and he's mad. i don't know, but -- >> jimmy: that's a genius prank. i love it. >> yeah. >> jimmy: oh, god. i love the "tower heist." you got the heavy hitters. you got eddie murphy. come on. >> yeah, he's awesome. >> jimmy: and he's at his best. >> and, by the way, this was his idea for a movie, "tower heist." >> jimmy: was it really? >> yeah, i've made six movies
with eddie murphy and five of them have been his ideas. he's really talented. i mean, he's beyond being just a genius actor. he's super talented creator. >> jimmy: he is creative. >> he's amazing. we've had really good partnership together on many -- on these five -- on the movies. >> jimmy: what i love about this was that ben stiller got to be ben stiller, matthew broderick got to be matthew broderick and eddie got to be eddie murphy. like, eddie murphy's, he's kind of, like, going like -- [ as eddie murphy ] "everyone's getting bobby pins. you get a bobby pin. you get one. she get a bobby pin." it's like -- and then matthew broderick is like -- [ as matthew broderick ] >> "i'm not sure if i want to do that. i'm not sure." like, everyone gets to do what their strong at and they're hitting homers left and right, and it's just a funny movie about like -- then the best takeover of bernie madoff-type of character played by alan alda. >> exactly. >> jimmy: it's a really, really funny movie. i want to show a clip. comes out november 4th. here's a clip of "tower heist." >> the parking enforcement officer only works the west side of the street. she got a fat ass, too. [ light laughter ] >> i call you after lunch. i'm at a restaurant with josh and a couple of guys across from the tower. yeah. i love you. [ light laughter ]
>> it's supposed to be a secret. >> i can't tell my wife i'm having lunch? >> we're not having lunch. we're casing the front of the building. and now they can trace the steps back to us. >> well, i didn't tell what restaurant we were at? >> you said the restaurant across from the tower. >> i didn't say which restaurant across from the tower. >> geez, a hamburger is $24. we can't afford to eat here anyway. [ laughter ] >> hey, we can order whatever we like. lunch is on me. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. my thanks to brian grazer. "tower heist" is in theaters november 4th. beirut performs next. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at&t and verizon charge you extra for going over 2 gigabytes of data. t-mobile slows down your data speed. with sprint you don't get charged extra and you don't slow down. and you get unlimited data, text and calling to any mobile -- for only $79.99. the best unlimited plan...wins. make the most of unlimited data with a brilliant screen
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