Transcript for Seth MacFarlane's Best Moments as Oscar Host
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the oscars and the quest to make tommy lee jones laugh begins now. there we go. Reporter: And oscar host seth MacFARLANE WAS OUT. Tripping the light sarcastic. The previously classified story of an american hostage crisis. The story was so top secret that the fim's director is unknown to the academy. Reporter: Cueing up swing era crooning. And dance numbers. The sensibility seemed designed to deliver the u.S. Mail. ♪ We saw your boobs in the movie that we saw we saw your boobs ♪ how's it going? Oh, good god in heaven. Oh, hell ri they're going to give it to anne. Reporter: To getting a kissoff from captain kirk. The show's a diz disaster. What do you mean? It's going fine. No, it's not. Reporter: He may have overserved the audience a little. I would argue that the actor who really got inside lincoln's head was john wilkes booth. Really? 150 years and it's still too soon. Reporter: Then in the home stretch, the zingers found their mark. They remember when this town was nothing but cocaine trees as far as the eye could see. Reporter: Or aimed at himself. You guys have made beautiful, inspiring movies. I made "ted." Your move I haves are here to receive awards. My movie is in red boxes in front of grocery stores being urinated on but bums. Reporter: Sitting fn an inventive hosting gig that was not always silky smooth but certainly stayed the course.
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