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Ummmm, Charlie Hunnam's story about his cat?

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Kristen Bell and I were both fanning ourselves.

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On 5/4/2017 at 9:15 PM, nowandlater said:

I thought Anthony Anderson was great. I thought Will Arnett was a bit too red.

What do you mean, Will Arnett was too red?

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What do you mean, Will Arnett was too red?

Will looked sunburned; literally red.

I like Kristen Bell in general and enjoyed her episode. I think Adam Scott was genuinely freaked out about Mark Hamill. He was a good sport about it. The (sigh) promposal was only acceptable because of Kristen's song.

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On 5/4/2017 at 0:27 PM, Lord Donia said:

I'm enjoying the guest hosts so far. They're not necessarily instantly great at it, but I find their nerves to be part of the charm.

I'd actually be in favor of a guest host every week on Fridays, like Carson used to do. It livens things up a bit.

Yes, I really enjoyed this past week for the most part. I think the best part was that each host had on a good friend to come on the show, and I think that was nice because it helped put the host at ease, and I felt that I learned more about the guest that way too instead of the guest having some kind of stock story or obviously not wanting to be there (I'm looking at you Guy Ritchie). 
 

9 hours ago, Lord Donia said:

Will looked sunburned; literally red.

I like Kristen Bell in general and enjoyed her episode. I think Adam Scott was genuinely freaked out about Mark Hamill. He was a good sport about it. The (sigh) promposal was only acceptable because of Kristen's song.

I liked everyone's episode, and I couldn't rank them because they all had their pluses and minuses. I think Will Arnett came off the most nervous, but I liked his monologue and his interviews with Maya Rudolph and Benjamin McKenzie. I think Anthony Anderson and George Lopez had the best interview of the week because it was exactly like two old friends talking instead of a regular interview. Kristen Bell did a nice job, and I could see her maybe becoming a daytime host one day because of how cheery she is, and how I could see her doing things like the promposals on her shows. I just wish they hadn't had the "substitute teacher" sketch because I didn't think it was that funny and seemed pointless to me. 

I thought David Spade had an enjoyable show for the most part, but I don't know what they were doing with Guillermo. Maybe there was a punchline at the end I missed because I had to turn it off because Guy Ritchie was such a killjoy to watch. Of course, I also felt bad for Spade because he had the worst guest of the week in Ritchie. I get that he probably hates having to do publicity for his films, and it seems like King Arthur isn't going to do well financially which Ritchie probably also knows, but would it have killed him to make the interview a little bit less painful to watch. 

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I liked all the cold opens for the week. They were amusing and different from what Jimmy usually does.

I know David Spade is hit or miss with people, but I've always liked his comedy and still miss his silly Showbiz Show. He looked comfortable onstage but so rarely wears a suit that I was kind of obsessed with it.

23 minutes ago, mortonsalt said:

I thought David Spade had an enjoyable show for the most part, but I don't know what they were doing with Guillermo.

You mean the Voice chair turning thing? I don't think there was anything more to it than that? But thanks for the tip about the Guy Ritchie interview so I could skip it. He's kind of a git anyway.

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I wish he had taken at least another week off for his own sake. Maybe the staff wouldn't get paid if the show was closed and he's doing it for them?

In any event, I feel bad for him and didn't like watching him struggle to hold in his emotions during the monologue. Being consumed with worry and apprehension for his baby and having to put on a happy face and entertain America ... ugh.

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He is the best interviewer in late night now and perhaps the history of late night shows.  Johnny was the king but he made it to much about himself often.  We all love him and he is an icon. 

I have watched Jimmy go through a difficult interview without glancing at the camera or showing disease.  Johnny did that routinely (for laughs usually).  

I don't like Ya Ya'a movie reviews or unnecessary censorship to name two regular segments and there are more.  His skits with Geronimo are often boring.  But I give him that for his comic genius and ease with guests. 

His cousin Saul is stellar.  His on the street segments are superior.   A true highlight for me.  

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On 2017-06-23 at 2:31 AM, wings707 said:

His skits with Geronimo are often boring.

Your auto-correct is bizarre...

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Just now, paigow said:

Your auto-correct is bizarre...

LOL!  It always is.  

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Jimmy Kimmel Live received three Emmy nominations:

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

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It was nice to see the show get recognized. Jimmy does a great job putting guests at ease and bringing out their funny sides. I always enjoy his kid segments and when he talks to non-celebrities, like his remote interview with the Bar Mitzvah boy. Jon Stewart coming on didn't hurt!

The fact that the writing staff wasn't nominated I think shows more overall praise for the show and Jimmy himself. (The opposite of Seth Meyers, which was nominated for writing only.)

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Jimmy is a master in interviews.  He makes everyone feel comfortable.  Occasionally he will have a reluctant or nervous guest and he turns them around with ease.  You never see him sweat.  Great show, I have been watching him since Win Ben Steins Money.  Terrible show but he stood out and I knew he would do more.  AND he likes to cook! 

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I got a little teary during Jimmy's monologue about Trump. He always pokes fun at politicians but is not really a political satirist per se, so it was even more affecting. Good for him.

There will be other nights for the Bachelor in Paradise skits and whatnot.

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Had to come in here again to say how incredible Jimmy has been lately. Wow. He's changed forever, imo.

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1 hour ago, ruby24 said:

Had to come in here again to say how incredible Jimmy has been lately. Wow. He's changed forever, imo.

Yes, before I didn't really pay much attention to him before this year, unless there was a guest that I was interested in, because a tiny bit of me still resented him for The Man Show. Plus, while I think he's the best interviewer of the three network late night hosts on at the same hour, I felt that the show was the weakest in some ways, or at least I did before because I liked the gimmicks of The Tonight Show and wanted Stephen Colbert to be successful because of watching him from The Daily Show and then The Colbert Report

Ever since the birth of his youngest son though he's just been wonderful and put the other two late night hosts to shame. I just love how sincere, candid, and genuine that he is, and I don't think that Colbert and especially Fallon can pull off what Kimmel has been doing. 

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I don't watch talk shows unless someone I like is on, but I've always liked Jimmy Kimmel. He always seemed the most genuinely funny and least artificial of the American talk show hosts. But he also seemed fairly laidback and inoffensive (which surely helps attract the biggest spread of guests). However, this new side of him, which he's been showing over the last year or so, is fantastic. Socially conscious, aware and keen to make other people just switch on their brains and think. He's the sort of person America really needs right now, a genuinely good person to look at and listen to. Especially given the lack of such a figure in the supposedly serious news media.

I just watched the segment on Las Vegas he did last night, and it was fantastic. He hit every valid point about gun control in that ten minutes, he spoke passionately and truthfully, and you could feel his anger, hear it in the acid of his voice. I also really appreciated the silence of the audience, just listening to him, adding to the weight of the moment.

Those of us who aren't American have watched in utter bafflement at how the NRA and gun owners dictate public safety policy, repeatedly allowing these massacres to occur, because they like guns. Because their fucking fetishisation of them demands they be allowed to own them, to brag about how theirs is bigger than their buddy's. It's not about self defense, it's not about just wanting to shoot at gun ranges or hunt, because if it was, no one would want a semi-automatic rifle. But the truly sad thing is, Jimmy Kimmel knows nothing will change, just like President Obama knew nothing would change after Sandy Hook. The sick-headed Right will start spinning this into a conspiracy against them, into an attack on American values (as if shooting people at a country music concert outside a casino wasn't already a direct attack on American values), then NRA will bleat about the Second Amendment... and then it will all go away again until next time.

Anyway, I suppose the one good thing about the state America (and the world) is in is the political and social awakening of a lot of people, particularly those with the voice to reach yet more people.

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Jimmy Kimmel for President!  Or at least Senator.

Jimmy talks about how the NRA has politicians' balls "in their money clip".  Why can't the gun control lobby raise just as much if not more money, and put itsown lobbyists to work?  If it is all about the money, can't we get Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, etc., to fund this cause?  They are worth BILLIONS, and I'm just going to guess that they are for commonsense gun control.

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1 hour ago, MoreCoffeePlease said:

  Why can't the gun control lobby raise just as much if not more money, and put itsown lobbyists to work?  

Bill Maher & John Oliver addressed this separately... Gun control people [generally] do not contact their Congressmen / Senators... The majority of phone calls / emails are from NRA supporters. Therefore, it APPEARS that the majority of the constituents are against gun control...

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I know that the line between this show and politics is a fine one this day, but we are starting to delve more into politics/political issues than Jimmy Kimmel.  Talking about the issues that Kimmel brings up on his show is fine, as long as we keep it in the context of the show.  Thanks!

 

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 While I've never had much use for Jimmy Kimmel before, my verdict on the new, "woke" version: I love it.  Kimmel's talking about issues that hit close to home for him, whether it's healthcare because of his son's surgery or the Las Vegas massacre because he's a native.  Kimmel is speaking truth to power in his own way and I'm not only impressed, I've got a newfound respect for him because of it. 

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The annoying thing to me is when the media implies that Kimmel has never really tackled politics until recently...he's always tackled politics...he's made fun of Trump in subversive ways ...even in the summer of 2015...he's just doesn't do it on the level that Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers....But he ain't no Jimmy Fallon. He's always talked politics. Every night. But probably more in a Johnny Carson way.

--The funny thing is that Kimmel's detractors (and his detractors are so pissed off at him) keep saying that as a celebrity, he should stay in his lane...the irony is rich.

--In Kimmel's first year of his talk show, in 2003, John Ritter (who was starring on ABC's 8 Simple Rules and who was supportive of Kimmel) suddenly died. And Kimmel talked about him passing, and he cried. I wish that clip was online. But whenever Kimmel would go on his good friend Stern's show, Howard would play that clip to make fun of him. So this past week, a conservative street artist put up these posters of Kimmel crying...so he's essentially making fun of Kimmel on the same level that Kimmel's good friend  Howard Stern made fun of him...

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Letterman still knows how to tell a damn story on TeeVee.  So happy it was Kimmel's show he made the appearance.

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Dear Jimmy - Please, never, ever let Jennifer Lawrence anywhere near your show again.  Thanks.

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10 hours ago, CarpeDiem54 said:

Dear Jimmy - Please, never, ever let Jennifer Lawrence anywhere near your show again.  Thanks.

I don't like the Kardashians at all, so I don't get her obsession with them, but I thought Lawrence did pretty well. Maybe it was because the other three guest hosts weren't that great either; although, I found them all charming in their own ways.

While I wouldn't want to replace Jimmy, if Jimmy could take a week off every year and let a new round round of guest hosts like he did twice this year, I think I might enjoy it as long as they were up for it like the guest hosts were this year. None of them were perfect, but I like how the show played to each of their strengths. 

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36 minutes ago, mortonsalt said:

While I wouldn't want to replace Jimmy, if Jimmy could take a week off every year and let a new round round of guest hosts like he did twice this year, I think I might enjoy it as long as they were up for it like the guest hosts were this year.

I'd be up for a guest host on Fridays if it meant five new shows a week. There are so many comics and comedic actors who'd be fun to watch.

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Really fun birthday show. Happy 50th, Jimmy!

I enjoyed the mean tweets, especially Larry David cracking himself up.

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Can he please retire Yehya the movie critic? I have no idea what's supposed to be funny about this guy and those segments just drag on. 

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While I wouldn't want to replace Jimmy, if Jimmy could take a week off every year and let a new round round of guest hosts like he did twice this year, I think I might enjoy it as long as they were up for it like the guest hosts were this year. None of them were perfect, but I like how the show played to each of their strengths. 

I enjoyed them all in their own ways, especially Channing Tatum's dance intro, that was fun. 

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16 hours ago, ljenkins782 said:

Can he please retire Yehya the movie critic? I have no idea what's supposed to be funny about this guy and those segments just drag on.  

Hate Yehya.  Not a fan of cousin Sal or his mom (Chippy?), either.  Or some of his mean pranks, like asking parents to tell their kids they (the parents) ate all of the kids Halloween candy.

But I still like Jimmy, though.  He's willing to laugh at himself.  I remember when he found a drowned tarantula in his pool and he admitted that he was afraid to fish it out, and he couldn't go into the pool until it was removed.  And don't forget when he woke up at 1 AM to find Rihanna, backup dancers, a boom box, and a film crew in his bedroom!  My favorite part was when he finally started to realize what was happening and he said something about "I still have my mouthpiece in!", then took it out and set on the bedside table.

He seems like he's a good husband and dad, and he's not afraid to stand up for things he believes in.  And I still don't understand why some people have made fun of him for the times he's been moved to tears on his show.  I cried right along with him when he told about how he found out his newborn son had a serious heart problem and would immediate surgery. 

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I haven't watched a segment with Yehya since his first one; he's been nothing but a FF blur to me since. The guy's been on so many times I assumed I was the only one who found him tedious.

I like Chippy, though, and still miss Uncle Frank. Jimmy's pretaped bits outside the studio (especially with kids) always crack me up. Occasionally I'll rewatch the Handsome Men's Club or his barbershop visits when I need a giggle.

Despite all of Jimmy's "It was a joke!" denials, he does retain some residual stink from The Man Show. I initially refused to watch JKL because of it, then saw some viral clips and eventually gave it a chance. I've even come around to tolerating Adam Carolla, which yeah. I'm as surprised as anyone.

I can't pick a favorite, but Jimmy and Seth Meyers are by far my top two late night hosts.

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13 hours ago, 2727 said:

I haven't watched a segment with Yehya since his first one; he's been nothing but a FF blur to me since. The guy's been on so many times I assumed I was the only one who found him tedious.

I like Chippy, though, and still miss Uncle Frank. Jimmy's pretaped bits outside the studio (especially with kids) always crack me up. 

I agree, I FF Yehya.

Jimmy and the producers might be his only fans. He is not funny at all.   Love aunt Chippy.  At first I thought she was forced then I saw an outtake of a segment with her.  Sal pushed her buttons by doing a scene over and over or changing it several times during rehearsal to get her riled.  :>)  

Jimmy is my favorite Late Night guy.  I was a fan of Letterman too.  Never Jay or Falon.  

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On 11/18/2017 at 1:38 PM, wings707 said:

I agree, I FF Yehya.

Jimmy and the producers might be his only fans. He is not funny at all.   Love aunt Chippy.  At first I thought she was forced then I saw an outtake of a segment with her.  Sal pushed her buttons by doing a scene over and over or changing it several times during rehearsal to get her riled.  :>)  

Jimmy is my favorite Late Night guy.  I was a fan of Letterman too.  Never Jay or Falon.  

I just can't understand the point of his segments. Every single one is the same and the humor is what? Lack of grasp of the English language? 

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I can't pick a favorite, but Jimmy and Seth Meyers are by far my top two late night hosts.

Out of Fallon, Meyers, and Kimmel, Kimmel is by far my favorite interviewer and I enjoy his and Seth's monologues about equally. I do enjoy Seth Meyer's A Closer Look segments, but he's kind of a shitty interviewer. He doesn't know how to go off script when a guest tells a story that diverges from his list of questions, he has a tendency to rush them through so he can ask his next preplanned question even if what the guest was already saying was much more interesting. Hopefully he'll get better at that. 

Kimmel is much smoother in those situations, you can tell when he chucks the topics he was going to ask about and just let a guest do their thing if they're an interesting storyteller and it makes for much better interviews. It goes without saying that Fallon's the worst at interviews with that horrible fake laugh, plus it's so easy to tell when he's genuinely interested in a guest and when he's totally phoning it in.

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But I still like Jimmy, though.  He's willing to laugh at himself.  I remember when he found a drowned tarantula in his pool and he admitted that he was afraid to fish it out, and he couldn't go into the pool until it was removed.  And don't forget when he woke up at 1 AM to find Rihanna, backup dancers, a boom box, and a film crew in his bedroom!  My favorite part was when he finally started to realize what was happening and he said something about "I still have my mouthpiece in!", then took it out and set on the bedside table.

He seems like he's a good husband and dad, and he's not afraid to stand up for things he believes in.  And I still don't understand why some people have made fun of him for the times he's been moved to tears on his show.  I cried right along with him when he told about how he found out his newborn son had a serious heart problem and would immediate surgery. 

 

He seems to have a very good sense of humor about himself and I've appreciated the more serious turns some of his monologues have taken. That one monologue about his son generated a ton of media and donations for that hospital, so good for him. 

One thing that crack me up about him is his utterly awkward, self-conscious walk at the beginning at the show. He's been on TV for most of his adult life and yet he walks out there like a kid giving a speech for the first time, it makes me laugh every time. If I were him, I'd probably start the show from the desk. ;) 

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Yeah, can we please assign Jake Byrd to the garbage pile alongside Yehya?

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Cool, cleaver and classy inviting filmmaker(?) Tommy Wiseau as the second segment after James Franco shilled his spinoff of Wiseau's "The Room".  Most folks wouldn't bother persuing the backstory, let alone offering due credit.

BONUS: Made for a good segment.

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Last night they replayed the episode that aired the night of Doug Jones' winning the Alabama race (before Jimmy knew the results). One of the funniest lines of this season, in my opinion, is when Jimmy mocks the way Kayla Moore says "my lawyer is a Jew," placing emphasis on the "is a Jew" line. I was howling when I first watched the episode last week and I howled again last night. The way Jimmy looks at the camera and how he says it kills me! 

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On 11/20/2017 at 8:31 AM, ljenkins782 said:

I just can't understand the point of his segments. Every single one is the same and the humor is what? Lack of grasp of the English language? 

Out of Fallon, Meyers, and Kimmel, Kimmel is by far my favorite interviewer and I enjoy his and Seth's monologues about equally. I do enjoy Seth Meyer's A Closer Look segments, but he's kind of a shitty interviewer. He doesn't know how to go off script when a guest tells a story that diverges from his list of questions, he has a tendency to rush them through so he can ask his next preplanned question even if what the guest was already saying was much more interesting. Hopefully he'll get better at that. 

Kimmel is much smoother in those situations, you can tell when he chucks the topics he was going to ask about and just let a guest do their thing if they're an interesting storyteller and it makes for much better interviews. It goes without saying that Fallon's the worst at interviews with that horrible fake laugh, plus it's so easy to tell when he's genuinely interested in a guest and when he's totally phoning it in.

He seems to have a very good sense of humor about himself and I've appreciated the more serious turns some of his monologues have taken. That one monologue about his son generated a ton of media and donations for that hospital, so good for him. 

One thing that crack me up about him is his utterly awkward, self-conscious walk at the beginning at the show. He's been on TV for most of his adult life and yet he walks out there like a kid giving a speech for the first time, it makes me laugh every time. If I were him, I'd probably start the show from the desk. ;) 

 

Yeah, it's odd that Kimmel doesn't get enough credit for his interviewing skills. (Actually, many years ago, Entertainment Weekly's top TV critic said he's surprisingly great at interviewing female guests.

What I really like about Kimmel is that he gets a really substantial interview out of his guests, especially with the second guests.

Other late-night hosts aren't really that great. Conan, who's been doing it the longest, seems to set up his interview for a viral YouTube clip quote thing.

 

Re: Jake Byrd. I love him. As long as he does it a few times a year, I don't mind. Kimmel isn't overdoing him like James Corden has overdone Carpool  Karaoke, which is why reporters always fall for it a decade and a half later.

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Interviewing a Kardashian?  Yuk.  Beneath this show.

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On 1/5/2018 at 3:26 PM, Tanichka said:

Interviewing a Kardashian?  Yuk.  Beneath this show.

I try to avoid watching or listening to anything involving any of them.

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Has anyone else noticed that Jimmy seems to be stumbling over his words quite a bit lately? It seems like he can hardly get a punchline out without mixing up words or kind of stammering it out. It's something I've only noticed in the last few months. He doesn't appear to do it as much with guests, but it's become a staple of the monologue. 

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Oprah was so cute with Jimmy! Their friendship is fun to watch. Funny thinking back to when she (and I*) didn't like him at all.

... the damned Man Show is going to follow Jimmy to his grave.

 

* And look at me, I even like Adam Carolla now.

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Hello, I'm new on the boards. 

I'm looking for all the episodes of Teri Hatcher on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
I've already looked on YouTube. I only found one...
Does anybody here can help me, please?

If you can, email me at samforce85@gmail.com

Thanks, regards.

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I adore Diane Keaton.  She was over the top last night though.  I suspect a little too much red wine on the rocks. 

Jimmy’s wit is sharp. 

Diane...Do you think this hat is too much?

Jimmy...Well it worked for Abraham Lincoln. 

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The few times I've seen Diane Keaton on interview shows such as this, she has always seemed over the top and out of control.  At first, I thought there might be some substance involved, but I know I think (hope?) that she is actually quite nervous doing these things and is over-compensating.

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