As Conan O’Brien is kicking off his final week as a late night host, we would’ve been severely disappointed if this didn’t happen one last time.
During Bill Hader’s interview on last night’s Conan, O’Brien asks him if there were any sketch’s at Saturday Night Live that he loved but didn’t work. Hader recalls one with Paul Rudd where they were guys doing impressions of Ed Burns. At this point, Rudd walks out and debates Hader on why the sketch actually got cut (it was bad), before offering up a clip of the sketch. That clip, of course, is Rudd’s famous Mac & Me gag that has been going strong for 20 years.
As an internet exclusive, a longer clip was uploaded that features Rudd and O’Brien talking about the genesis of the gag. It turns out Rudd felt weird about the artificial-ness of showing a clip from your own movie, so decided to just bring a clip from another movie. It was between a clip from Baby Geniuses and Mac & Me. And we’re so happy that Mac & Me won.