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Seth MacFarlane Oscar Teaser Is A Spoof Of Psycho

Seth MacFarlane Oscar Teaser Is A Spoof Of Psycho

Jan 28 2013, 3:15am CST | by

A sample of what to expect on 2/24

Academy Award time is quickly approaching, and that means it's time for Seth MacFarlane to get out there and do some good old-fashioned promoting. Case in point - a new video of him in a promo that...

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Seth MacFarlane Oscar Teaser Is A Spoof Of Psycho

Jan 28 2013, 3:15am CST | by

A sample of what to expect on 2/24

Academy Award time is quickly approaching, and that means it's time for Seth MacFarlane to get out there and do some good old-fashioned promoting. Case in point - a new video of him in a promo that spoofs Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1960 film Psycho.

While it may seem touche to look back on black-and-white horror movies and make fun of them, it's still a fun video to watch. The gimmick is that MacFarlane is in the Bates Motel, in the room right next to where the infamous shower scene takes place. Rather than alert anyone, he just pounds on the wall in annoyance at the disruptive screaming.

MacFarlane will be able to do for the Academy Awards what almost nobody has done in recent years - bring a truly unique and original voice and delivery style to the show. At least, that's what America is hoping for, and why he was chosen.

If you look back at some of the recent hosts of the Oscars, you'll find mostly a bunch of schmucks and schmuckettes who just read from a teleprompter and performed in comedy skits that only a bunch of temp comedy writers could have come up with.

MacFarlane, though, has proven to millions of Americans that he can be funny and witty, and he has the dry sense of humor that the cultural palette of the country is currently thriving on.

If he can pull this gig off successfully, then chances are good he'll be invited back...because nobody else seems to be able to fill the shoes of a competent award show host.

The Academy Awards will air on ABC on February 24 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time. MacFarlane is actually nominated for an award - best original song for the movie "Ted."

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Oct 29 2014 2:18pm CDT | Source: TV Guide

Neil Patrick Harris is joining the Freak Show. And no, we're not talking about the Oscars. Harris and his husband, David Burtka, will guest-star on the fourth installment of American Horror Story later this season, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jessica LangeNeil Patrick HarrisDavid BurtkaRyan MurphyGleeAmerican Horror Story: F ...
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Neil Patrick Harris was the 4th choice to host Oscars — after Ellen, Chris Rock and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Oct 22 2014 11:24am CDT | Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix

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'NCIS: New Orleans' is staging a 'Quantum Leap' reunion

Oct 16 2014 8:17pm CDT | Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix

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37 Big Screen Stars Who Have Moved to the Small Screen

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Alright, alright, alright! We've known it for a long time, but now word has gotten around: television is not where old movie actors go to die. It's where the hottest movie actors come to thrive (and win awards). Decades ago, big name movie stars used to grace television with their presence on movies of the week maybe once or twice a year. Now our small screens are littered with talented actors from all mediums. They go where the quality is, and ...
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You Can't Rap Denzel Washington's Hilarious Jay-Z Impression

Sep 28 2014 12:12pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Given that Denzel Washington has won two Oscars, it should come as no surprise that he can act like someone he knows. But his impersonation of Jay-Z should come with its own award. It's dead-on and it's a hoot. Watch above as the actor goes all Rich Little on the rapper-producer on "The Queen Latifah Show." After talking about growing up with Ludacris's father, Washington launches into an anecdote about being in the studio to listen t ...
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