Seth MacFarlane's Jokes Target Celebs, Lincoln

Oscars host's humor drew a mixed response from the audience at times.
0:59 | 02/24/13

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Seth MacFarlane cited Billy Crystal and Johnny Carson as past Oscars hosts who struck a balance between class and effectiveness. So. Did the 39 year old take inspiration from these comedy legends at this year's show take a look. -- -- -- Now that was in effect. Yeah. This is the story of a man fighting to get back his woman who's been subjected to unspeakable violence. -- Chris brown and Rihanna call -- a date movie. A lot of controversy over the multiple uses of the N word and the fell. -- I'm told apparently the screenplay is is loosely based on Mel Gibson's voice -- is that. Post post here on his side. I would argue however that the actor who who really got inside Lincoln's head was John Wilkes Booth. -- a 150 years and it's still too soon. I got some Napoleon jokes coming up you guys are going to be so mad.

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