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lause ] ? >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart tonight show starring jimmy fallmmy and his guests -- natalie portman. j. j. abrams. musical guest neil diamond. and roots crew.ld >> questlove: 580, oklahoma!?6? >> steve: and now, here he is,
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a better deal. [ light laughter ] when asked how they felt about trump threatening them on twitter, cuban's said, "what's twitter?" [ laughter ] can i get it on my a.m. radio? my '55 chevy? also this morning, trump also tweeted out a threat to take away the citizenship of anyone who burns the american flag. [ audience oohs ] yeah he says that there are plenty of other things people can burn instead, like their tax returns. [ cheers and applause ] he said, "that's fine." but on a lighter note, i saw that the naked cowboy was
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"ah, this one extra little thing. you go, that's the -- that's the j. j. abrams thing," that i just love him. and then we have a legend tonight, one of my all-time favorites, i mean, oosh.h my g i mean, what jams do we like?
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like --
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>> steve: yeah, we bring each other flowers. it's but then of he sings, of course -- ? brooklyn i think -- yeah. where's brooklyn at? yeah, absolutely. uh hey, guys. i don't know about you guys,
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sorry, it's hooked to me here. [ light laughter ] syou going to plug it into your computer? >> jimmy: there you go. >> steve: you're going to plug it in the computer? >> jimmy: so, yeah. [ whistling ] it's not a ham radio. no, no this is a pod cast. >> steve: oh, podcasts. love 'em. >> jimmy: these are new, obscure podcasts that i don't know if you've heard of. but they're great, and you should check them out. this first one is called "morgan and morgan." >> steve: oh. >> jimmy: all right, and this is a podcast featuring morgan freeman and tracy morgan.
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nature. >> steve: wow, fantastic. >> jimmy: let's give it a a listen. >> t male penguin then begins ?@ his mating dance, by carefully through them? >> jimmy: yeah, i'm looking througthem. >> steve: making sure you have thrit one? wow, that playlist.s ng >> jimmy: no, no, no. let's not do that one.
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this is a butternut squash, gazpacho, gumbo. dikembe mugumbo. soup's the best. crumble some crackers on the soup. yes, please. you eat soup with a spoon. i eat soup on the moon. i'm gonna be the first man to eat soup on the moon. i'm neil armspoon. with two big spoons for arms. that's one small spoon for man. one giant soup for mankind. i'm shaq. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: neil armspoon. >> steve: neil armspoon. >> jimmy: he's got spoons for arms. >> steve: yeah, souping it up on the moon. >> jimmy: yeah, it's not out
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this is the scoop, this is what you get when you come to "the tonight show." i give you these inside -- yeah, inside scoop. [ cheers and applause ] this next podcast is called "alexa and siri's weather forecast." >> steve: oh?. >>m$?s jimmynow, this is -- is one's all about weather. who does weather.: ve24/7, like what's t weather all about. so this one's all about weather. it has two great hosts,
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ble? or d >> jimmy: bluetooth, so it's >> so what trump got more votes in the electoral college t, due to reed allegatioruhacking green p jill stein, is asking for a a recount in several key swing stat. so now they're recou ating, and
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to tell me? [ lahter ]?q >> what do you mean am i kidding? >> jimmy: oh, it's so cute. >> well, it was early. >> i thoug?9?ht everyone hfs?wo >> jimmy: yeah, i just thought
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person in general. >> jimmy: yeah.?pj. >> so, you show a lot faster and a lot more when you're small, and everyone thinks i'm, and this is a -- ilw forget this. do you celebrate christmas or -- >> i celebrate hanukkah. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i'm jut, my husband's family celebrates christmas, so we usually do hanukkah at ours and christmas at theirs. but this year, it's at the same time. >> jimmy: that's right. >> it's really nice. >> jimmy: christmas eve is the >> jimmy: yeah, that's exciting. >> so they're coming to us, and my parents -- i was like- i was asking my husbd, okay, you know, for your family" and my parents are like, "we
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so excitedlike, my who life, no christmas tree. and then, all of a sden, we they have this great excuse ca jew's, like, secret wish to a festive thing. tree. jimmy: ba it's so pretty. >> jimmy: yeah, it's pretty, yeah. >> why can't we have that too? >> jmy: you can have a a merah and a tree. i got you an ornament. >> thank you. >> jimmy: yeah, this is -- [ gasps ] >> jimmy: this is a a "tonight show" -- >> oh. >> jimmy: it's kind of blue and silver, and that's me all over the place. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] this is just -- and where can someone buy is if they wanted to buy it? >> jimmy: all you have to do is go to jimmy fallon. we only have 39 left, you guys. [ laughter ] what's that? oh, we have 38 left, and they're all numbered and
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>> jimmy: the christmas spirit. it's not like you need that. i mean, but that will be so -- >> yeah, that's really nice. thank you. >> jimmy: it's really cute for you. this is a super fun time. i know i'mxcited for you, but t. >> yeah. >> jimmy: it's going to be fantastic. looked like her, i mean, because -- >> yeah, i don't particularly look like her either. but when the thing that is remarkable is that when you put the wig on, like -- >> jimmy: that's it. >> everyone could look like yeah, no. >> so, it's so iconic. >> jimmy: but you have the voice down too. >> oh, thank you. >> jimmy: ye, i mean, was that something that you can go, like, "oh, good. that's catchy."
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the talk and walk and hall- >> jimmy: that's so good. >> i can go there easily. but then, she has this, like, fancy thing, too, that, you know, from finishing schools, assassination of j$??e?fk, how what jackie went through. >> mm-hmm. >> jim process. and, it's trky stuff, but you're like, "oh, yeah. of course that had to happen." ht.
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jeally good. i want to show everyone a clip. >> thank you. >> jimmy: here's natalie portman as take a look at this.ackie." >> would you a message to the funeral guests necessary.yo?t and tell general de gaulle that if he wisheso ride in an?o armoreor that mat wonter, ik)? blame him. won't either?? >> why are you doing this, mrs. kennedy? >> i'm just doing my job. [ cheers and applause ] natalie portma opens in new yord los angeles december 2. getting a lot of good award buzzes, and you deserve it, buddy. >> thank you. >> jimmy: natalie and i y we come back. it gon be fun. come on ba
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jewelers ??-o? for the perfect holiday gift.
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? ? [ chee and applause ] >> steve: welcome back to the show, everybody. i'm your host, steve higgins, of "password." [ cheers and applause ] natalie portman! onight show" applause ]and to m jimmy fallon.s [ chnd aeers ause ]
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>> what's up, jimmy? >> jimmy: ay caramba. come on. >> jc:uimmy: that's what i'm talking about. >> you should have brooklyn on yourdm?ks too. >> jimmy: i was born in brooklyn, but yeah i was raised we're brooklyn. brooklyn versus -- [ inaudible ] >> jimmy: long island versus brooklyn right here. >> long island. >> jimmy: absolutely. >> oh yeah.s good to e you, buddy. thank you r joining us. >> thank you. >> steve: i will give each of you a password. >> jimmy: mhm.>> steve: then yo a one-word clue, one word on
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>> jimmy: guacamole. >> should've guessed [ inaudible ]. >> pal, we don't get any points -- >> jimmy: no, we don't get half a point. >>te j.j. jimmy. >> the password is -- >> steve: j.j., you're up first. >> jimmy: j.j. is up first.
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>> this is tough. [ light laughter ] >> oh, no. can i have like 20 minutes? okay, here we go.??: last. >> dingle. >> can i use salad again? [ laughter ] can i get a different word? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you can't get a a different . oh, that's a good one. track. >> what? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: laugh track. >> oh track. no, no. ?y>> steve: oh, wow.
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>> steve: wow, laugh scratch is >> jimmy: i was thinking laugh track, scratch track. >> yeah. >> that was amazing. >> jimmy: it wasn't invented with black and white -- [ laughter ] >> pretty great. >> steve: jimmy and natalie, this one's for you. the password is -- natalie, you're going to start us off. [ light laughter ] >> okay. dwarf. >> steve: what? that is nuts. >> it's a barn burner, 13-0. [ laughter ] >> steve: okay. the final clue -- >> jimmy: how many points is this one worth? 14? >> steve: what this one? 14? >> steve: next one's gonna be 14 and a half. >> jimmy: all right, we got this.
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>> jimmy: neil, yeah. >> jimmy: oh, man. what? >>my no it's -- you already said leafy, now i got to go into leafy is -- if you have a leafy and i don't want to say salad. i'm going to say -- ?a leafy -- >> go ahead, you got it. >> jimmy: i do have it? >> yeah, you -- it's right at the tip of your tongue.
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>> maybe. >> steve: wait.
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lgent flavors perfectly paired with irresistible steak plus all the salad and breadsticks you want? yourthe holidays,?tc
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? [ cheers and applause ]
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talented man who has directed such blockbuster films as "star wars: the force awakens." i know, yeah. [ cheers ] and "mission impossible 3." he also produced such hit shows as "lost" and "alias." [ cheers ] and now he's back with the new hbo series "westworld," which has its season finale this sunday night at 9:00 p.m. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome j.j. abrams! [ cheers and applause ] ? back. >> thank you. that was fun. >> jimmy: thank you for playing "password." >> oh, it was all natalie. she killed it. >> jimmy: no, i mean, yes, you -- yeah. >> it was -- i love game shows. >> jimmy: yeah, me too. >> they're so much fun. >> jimmy: i grew up with game shows. >> yeah, me too. it was the best. >> jimmy: good, i'm so happy you played. yeah, just me and neil, we were on a salad kick, man. [ laughter ] i don't know what -- couldn't
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>> jimmy: guacamole salad, man. i gotta invent it now, so now this becomes a real thing. >> i know. >> jimmy: i want to ask this. your daughter posted this photo on instagram. this is someone as a kid. [ audience aws ] that's pretty cute. >> yeah. >> jimmy: do you remember this guy? >> i think that that's, you know, why you don't want to have kids because they print things. [ laughter ] they post things. >> jimmy: they post things online, yeah. >> that was -- yeah. that was me. >> jimmy: that's a cute little guy. how old are you there in there? >> i think, like, 26. [ laughter ] i was rocking a collar, apparently. >> jimmy: that's good. a decent size, that's a decent collar. >> it was also a weapon. you could use it to -- [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: chinese throwing star if you unfolded it all the way. >> yeah, that was -- that was what i looked like. which is sort of horrifying. >> jimmy: what kind of kid were you? >> i was a -- i was not a a naturally-born athlete, jimmy. >> jimmy: no, you were not. [ laughter ] >> i was like -- and then, when you don't get picked, you don't get any better. and when you don't get better, you don't get picked. it's a vicious cycle. [ laughter ] so, i was doing -- i would do plays. that was my whole thing,
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>> jimmy: at a super young age. >> yeah, i mean, since i was a a little kid, yeah. >> jimmy: and when did you stop performing? >> well, what happened was, i used to do improv. there's a theater in l.a. called the groundlings. >> jimmy: absolutely, yeah. >> and so, i used to do, like, all these classes. kathy griffin was a teacher of mine. and i would do, like, the thursday shows. the guests, they would invite me to do thursday shows sometimes. >> jimmy: that's the best. >> so, i would do these shows. it was great. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and i would do these shows, and then the one i think i would say to the director, melanie graham, i said, "just don't have me sing." >> jimmy: yeah. " >> jimmy: yeah, that's not your deal. >> i'm no lin-manuel miranda. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> so, and she said, "who?" and i said, "he hasn't been born yet." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: in the future, we'll get that. >> "in the future, he'll be awesome." so, i said, "don't have me sing." so one night, on a thursday show, she has me sing. and, there's, like a hundred people in the theater. and she wants me to sing something about writing a a novel. so, i'm singing these words, and i'm doing this hand gesture. and, i'm in the moment that -- when you have a nightmare, and you think, "oh, if i was on
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and i'm doing this thing that ng and so bad, that for years, literally years later, i'd be driving and i would, like, remember this hand and singt writing a novel, and, i'd get a a cold sweat. it's like throwing up. and, it was horrible. >> jimmy: yeah. >> for years. >> jimmy: ooh. >> so, years later, i got over it. i thought, "it's not that bad." >> jimmy: yeah. i'm -- what am i doing?ig deal 's an improv thing. >> who would ever, right? >> jimmy: yeah. >> years after that, jimmy fallon, i meet will ferrell. >> comic genius. >> jimmy: yeah. >> a god of comedy, right? >> jimmy: yeah, i love him. >> will ferrell? >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. [ laughter ]i go over to will f and i'm, like -- i'm star struck. and, i met him, and i see m.d i name is j.j. abrams. i'm such a fan." he said, "oh, we've met." i said, "we haven't met. i would know. i'd remember if we met." he said, "no, no. we met. you were at the groundlings, and you did a piece about" -- >> jimmy: oh no! [ laughter and applause ] ?
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>> and that was when i stopped acting. >> jimmy: oh, no! >> it was horrifying. >> jimmy: he remembered that? >> he didn't just remember. he did it in a way where he was like, "i know you know." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: "oh, no. i did that thing." >> it was grim. it was grim, and thank you. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. but, you're lucky everything turned out great. yeah, exactly. >> it was all right. >> jimmy: congrats on every single thing. i got to say -- i said it before earlier in the show, but the thing i love about you is that you put these extra -- >> it's very kind of you to say. in the case of "westworld," it lisa joy who run that show and kill it, and are doing an amazing job. and, it really is them. i mean, the writing is amazing, the direction. jonah wrote, and lisa wrote the first. and the last one, jonah directed as well as the pilot, and just did an amazing job. i just can't wait for you to see how insane it is. >> jimmy: aren't you -- because you've been trying to get it from michael crichton for a a long time. >> yeah, i met with him about 20 years ago about doing the revisiting "westworld." and then jerry weintraub ten
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and, both of those amazing people are no longer with us. but it was really something i've loved for a very long time. >> jimmy: well, aren't you happy its out now with is just because it -- >> i am, but the truth is that the most amazing thing about "westworld" is the actors. like, the effects are incredibly cool and everything, but the performances, they're ?u just -- they're just doing such an amazing job, evan rachel wood -- >> jimmy: they're fantastic. >> jeffrey wright, anthony hopkins, ed harris, it's an amazing group. >> yeah, it's a 90-minute season finale that is crazy and the -- >> jimmy: no spoilers. you never give me spoilers. >> no, well, i -- come on. you don't really want spoilers. >> jimmy: i don't want spoilers. >> and i will say th the next season, which we heard pitched, is even crazier. it's really an amazing thing that they've done. >> jimmy: here's a sneak peek from the season finale of "westworld." take a look. >> you will announce your retirement tonight after introducing you to meredith. ?
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>> we'll make some changes, simplifications. i assure you, they won't mind a a bit. >> oh. aren't you concerned they'll might smash all my toys and go home?tf that's been the great gift of >> jimmy: a-ha! j.j. abrams. "westworld" airs sunday at 9:00 p.m. on hbo. [ cheers and applause ] neil diamond performs for us next. stick around, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ? this year at t-mobile, the holidays are on us! switch your family of four to t-mobile,
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medley" off of his new album, "acoustic christmas," please welcome neil diamond! [ cheers and applause ] ? >> thank you so much. hey, i may a be ready. it's almost days coming santa claus is coming it's almost day ? ? chickens crow from midnight it's almost day ? from midnight it's almost day ? ? candy canes and sugar plums it's almost day ? ? candy canes and sugar plums it's almost day ? ? cause santa claus is coming it's almost day ? ? santa claus is coming ? quit your peeping round the corner on christmas day ? ? quit your peeping round the corner
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? cause santa claus is coming it's almost day ? ? santa claus is coming it's almost day ? ? hang your stockings from the chimney on christmas day ? ? hang your stockings from the chimney on christmas day ? ? and santa claus is coming it's almost day santa claus is coming it's almost day ? ? children all get happy children all get happy on christmas day ? ? cause santa claus is coming it's christmas day ? ? santa claus is coming it's almost day ? >> hey, and this is just a a little tune that i made up myself. dig in. sing a happy song
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now everybody sing along ? ? sing a song of love thanks to the stars above ? ? for every gift that we receive ? ? we wish you a merry christmas we wish you a merry christmas ? ? we wish you a merry christmas and ha ? we wish you a merry christmas weh you a merry christmas ? ? we wish you a merry christmas and a peaceful new year ? >> merry christmas, everybody! be kind. it's all we really have left. ho, ho, ho, ho.
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come on. neil diamond! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, buddy. catch neil diamond performing on christmas in rockefeller center tomorrow night on nbc. we'll be right back, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ?
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[ cheers and applause ] ? >> jimmy: my thank you to natalie portman, j. j. abrams, neil diamond once again, ladies and gentlemen! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from
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stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ? ? [ cheers and applause ] ? >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- lester holt, star of "search party," actress alia shawkat, author jade chang, featuring the 8g band with keith carlock. ? [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers, this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight?


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