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[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac-- ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: hey, that's what i'm talking about. yeah, thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. how you feeling? you guys feeling good? you guys doing great. all right, very good. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. happy tuesday. did you guys hear this? this is big tv news. kate gosselin has joined "entertainment tonight" as special "dancing with the stars" correspondent. [ laughter ] yep. it's a little awkward. it's a little awkward when the anchors are like, "so kate, how would you rate that last performance, excellent, mediocre or kate gosselin?" [ laughter ] a little awkward. man, this oil spill is still a total mess. the coast guard is now saying that 20 of these things called tar balls have been found off the florida keys. they're not sure if the tar balls are from the gulf coast spill. seriously? [ light laughter ] it's like finding a giant clock necklace and not being sure it's from flavor flav.
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[ laughter ] "yeah, it is." i can't believe this story. have you heard about this guy, richard blumenthal? he's a democratic candidate for senate in connecticut. it turns out he actually lied about serving in vietnam. [ audience boos ] not good. not good. in fact, today, he says he hasn't got this much attention since he became the first man to walk on the moon. [ laughter ] and that was a lot of attention. a lot of attention for him. yeah, that's right, richard blumenthal lied about serving in vietnam in several speeches. which i guess explains why his descriptions of the war sounded like wikipedia entries. [ light laughter ] he's like, "it was hard fighting with an annual rainfall of 93.6 inches." [ laughter ] "can you imagine, in a country that's the largest producer of cashew nuts in the world? i mean, that's --" [ laughter ] this is just insane. officials in naples, italy, believe that local pizza makers are digging up coffins from a cemetery and using the wood to heat up their ovens. [ audience groans ]
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which explains one restaurant's slogan, "naples pizza, it tastes just like grandma used to taste." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] that explains that. that explains the slogan. now i get it. check this out, there are rumors going around that simon cowell is going to be knighted by the queen in june. can't wait to see someone finally take the queen down a notch. [ laughter ] [ as simon cowell ] "you call that knighting? just cut out my eyes because i can't look at this. it was crap. it was totally dirivative." [ laughter ] "that's like someone getting knighted on a cruise ship. really." this is cool for anyone looking to drop a few pounds this summer. there's a new internet app that shows you how many calories you burn from tweeting. [ light laughter ] here's a hint -- it's zero. [ laughter ] a police force in germany is experimenting with vultures as an alternative to police dogs for finding dead bodies. [ light laughter ] most interested in how that turns out --
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naples pizza makers. [ laughter ] "naples pizza, it tastes just like grandma used to." and another big sex scandal. after admitting to an affair with a staffer, indiana congressman mark sowder said he's leaving the office to focus on repairing his marriage and renewing his walk with the lord. and today the lord was like, "why don't you start without me?" [ laughter ] "why don't you just go -- i'll catch up with you on that walk." listen to this. iraq security forces say they have detained an al qaeda member suspected of planning an attack on the world cup in south africa next month. the man has already admitted that terror and destruction was his ultimate gooooaaa[ laughter ]! [ laughter ] aviation officials in europe announce new rules that will allow planes to fly through the volcanic ash if they get special approval. yeah, i'd love to hear the pilot on one of those flights. [ as a pilot over the intercom ] "okay, to your left, you'll see a massive ash cloud. and to your right, even more ash." [ light laughter ]
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"windows are sort of useless right now. i'm just -- i might as well just come back and hang with you guys i guess." [ laughter ] what movie they playing? they playing 'the squeakquel'? i love that thing." [ laughter ] "i don't know how the heck they got the chipmunks to sing. but that's pretty cool, man. they spent a lot of money." [ laughter ] i think it's vgi? is that what they call it? it's fantastic." finally, this is a true story. a woman in pennsylvania was running away from the cops and decided to hide out in a coffin at a funeral home. [ light laughter ] i guess she was only discovered later when this pizza place -- ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show. give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody. welcome. we got a great show tonight. but first, i want to tell you about something exciting happening this friday. last year, something pretty incredible happened right here
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on our show. something magical. the world of smooth rock, giant sail bolts and champagne collided in a celebration of late '70s, early '80s music known as "yacht rock." in case you missed it, here's a clip. ♪ and there's such a long way to go such a long way to go ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ so we'll ride with the wind ride with the wind ♪ >> jimmy: there you go. bang, there you go. ♪ there he is. [ cheers and applause ] what a fun time that was. especially, christopher cross and michael macdonald doing "ride like the wind." that was amazing. well, had so much fun that we decided we have to do it again. ladies and gentlemen, i'm happy to announce, this friday, "yacht rock 2010!" [ cheers and applause ] that's right. yacht rock 2k10. we'll be celebrating all show-long.
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and best of all, special guest, robbie dupree will be performing the yacht rock classic "steal away." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ why don't we steal away why don't we steal away why don't we steal away ♪ ♪ why don't we steal away why don't we steal away into the night ♪ only friday. it's only gonna happen on friday. [ laughter ] yeah, i don't want to you get too excited. so grab your captain's hats, and pour your champagne. this friday's going to be a party, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be fun. tonight, tonight is when the party starts though. from "lost" the one and only matthew fox is here! [ cheers and applause ] come on. and it gets better. it does get a little bit better. from "glee," the very funny jane lynch is joining us. [ cheers and applause ] what? the yin and yang. it's what you need. the best on television. and we got great, great music from ray wylie hubbard, everybody! this guy -- [ cheers and applause ] he plays.
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he's a country dude. i love him. phenomenal. hey, everybody, it's time for "pros and cons." ♪ ♪ pros and cons and pros and cons and pros ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: this is where we take a look at the stories and issues making headlines today and weigh the good with the bad. tonight's topic -- "outdoor summer concert festivals." that's right. the season's starting up again. all right. let's take a look at the "pros and cons." pro, the festivals can sometimes last days. con, your hangover can last weeks. [ laughter ] you got to party responsibly, higgins. pro, ticket prices can range from $20 to over $200. con, so can the bottles of water. [ laughter ] they do get pretty expensive. >> steve: they do. >> jimmy: pro, you're listening awesome music outdoors, in nature. con, it's like being in a giant leafy urinal. [ laughter ] pro, you get to hear funky music. con, the music is nowhere near as funky as the people. [ laughter ]
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that can be a problem sometimes. pro, you get to see a lot of white chicks with dreadlocks. [ light laughter ] con, in their armpits. [ laughter ] it's like having crystal bowersox in a head lock. [ laughter ] someone said that. i don't know what that means. pro, the drive there can be half the fun. con, on the drive home, even your gps lady sounds like she's on 'shrooms. [ laughter ] "you gotta take a left by the giant deer with the human face, and are you feeling this, too, man? this is crazy." [ light laughter ] pro, you don't have to dress i, just put on some flip-flops and you're good to go. con, unless you're this guy. [ light laughter ] come on, buddy. come on, buddy. come on, dude. come on, buddy. yeah! no, no, no. oh, no. [ laughter ] yeah. almost. >> steve: dave was not there. >> jimmy: almost. pro, many offer overnight camping so you can go to bed in
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a sleeping bag. con, and wake up with poison ivy on your man bag. [ light laughter ] [ audience groans ] is that a purse? what's a man bag? >> steve: what is that? is that like a european thing? >> jimmy: i think it's a european thing, yep. >> steve: oh, wow! >> jimmy: i think it happens when "you're-a-peein'!" ♪ ♪ why don't we steal away why don't we steal away into the night ♪ >> jimmy: all right. >> steve: whoo! ♪ whao >> jimmy: pro, three words -- port-a-potty. con, one word, "assplosion." [ laughter ] that's not a word. is that a word? >> steve: apparently, maybe it's a compound word. i think a logism. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: that is ridiculous. pro, there's always some people walking around naked. con, they're never the people you want to see naked. "hi, mr. and mrs. peterson." [ laughter ]
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pro, the memories can last a lifetime. con, so can the herpes. [ laughter ] [ audience groans ] that is true, that's true. hey, let's see how the guy with okay?uddy.lops is doing. come on, get in there. this time you'll do it. nope, totally missed it on that one. nope. come on. oh. oh, no. oh, man! he couldn't even -- it's like they don't -- they're not even real. [ light laughter ] pro, you can see boobs being flashed left and right. con, two of them belong to your roommate gary. [ laughter ] somebody gotta get gary male spanx. get him some spanx. [ light laughter ] finally, pro, it can be an experience you can never forget. con, assuming you remember any of it. and that's the "pros and cons," everybody. [ cheers and applause ] we'll be right back with more "late night." come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. for the last six years, our first guest has starred in one of the coolest shows on tv, "lost," which has its big 2 1/2 hour series finale this sunday night on abc. here's a look at tonight's second to last episode. >> if locke wanted desmond dead,
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why didn't he just kill him? >> who knows? maybe it's one of his rules. >> saw him on the sub. he said "he couldn't kill us." >> i've been wrong before. >> i killed him, didn't i? >> no, he killed 'em. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: say hello to matthew fox, everybody. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! there you go, very, very good. thank you for coming on the show, buddy. >> thank you for having me. >> jimmy: appreciate it, pal. i didn't get to tell you last time be you hosted a great
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episode of "saturday night live." >> thank you. that was the -- most fun i've ever had doing anything. i had an absolute blast that week and everybody was so cool. you know, i just had totally a great time on that. >> jimmy: would you do it again? >> oh, god, in a second. oh, great, yeah. >> jimmy: you should go back. i was doing some research on you and that you're from wyoming? >> yep. >> jimmy: a ranch? >> my -- yeah, my dad still lives on the ranch that i grew up on. >> jimmy: really what part of wyoming? >> the northwestern part of the state. it's in the wind river valley -- a little tiny town called crowhart, wyoming. and he has about 130 acres and has gone through a bunch of different things over the years. that's the way farming is and ranching. you sort of have to adapt to whatever's working in the market. and at one point grew barley for coors beer. >> jimmy: did he really? [ scattered cheers ] that's a fun job for dad to have. >> yeah, actually -- >> jimmy: used to party when you were a kid? >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah -- [ laughter ] you had to, right? you have to, right?
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>> yeah. that's part of growing up in a place like wyoming. i mean, you start -- you start partying pretty early and pretty hard. >> jimmy: yeah, and -- [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: just get on a horse and just take off and -- >> well, there's a lot of that as well, yeah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: drunk horse driving? i don't know if there is a thing -- probably, yeah. >> yeah, but, you know, you have to travel -- i mean, town is like 60 miles away so i would always be staying with friends so i didn't have to do that drive and that would give me the freedom to pretty much goof off without having to get back into the house so -- >> jimmy: that's super. that's super crazy. how did you get to new york city from wyoming? >> i ended up going to columbia university here in new york. and -- you know, that was a huge transition for me. i did a year of private school in between at a school called deerfield academy. and i repeated my senior essentially did a post graduate year there.
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and then came on to columbia in new york. >> jimmy: oh, really -- and then just -- acting is -- wanted to ride horses? in new york? [ light laughter ] >> no, i actually got a degree in economics. >> jimmy: did you really? >> yeah. but i was constantly broke and -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: at least you knew how to add and subtract. "i owe a lot of money." yeah, yeah. >> well, i mean, my parents really couldn't help me -- put me through school, so the way the acting thing got started was i was really just -- it was motivated by finding a job that i could do that wouldn't take very much time that would pay me a good amount of money. so, i started doing tv commercials my junior and senior year at columbia. and -- >> jimmy: anyone we would have seen? >> my very first television commercials was a -- was a clearasil commercial. [ laughter ] i was -- i was not the guy that had the zit. i was the guy who made fun of the guy -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's a good gig right there. that is awesome. >> thought it was a good start. >> jimmy: yeah, absolutely that's a good -- what now led to "lost" and what's happening with
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this whole phenomenon which we'll talk about when we come back. >> okay. >> jimmy: more with matthew fox when we come back. i want to find out some secrets and good stuff. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ at cheez-it, we expect a lot from our cheese. - knock, knock. - who's there? interrupting cheese. interrupt-- - cheese! - i should have seen that one coming. you should've, 'cause that was-- i even told you i was gonna be interrupting you. ( snickering, laughing ) morning sir. beautiful day, isn't it? we take the time for our cheese to mature... before we bake it into every delicious cracker. because at cheez-it, real cheese matters. well we're out here in case anybody forgets to bring some mike's hard lemonade in there. there should be more to a party than just beer.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back. we're back with the great matthew fox.
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we got to talk about "lost" here -- i heard this thing that jack -- your character jack was originally going to die in the first episode. >> yeah, there was a -- in a carnation of the script about two weeks before i came in where j.j. abrams and damon lindelof had this idea where they wanted to kill jack in like the second or third act of the pilot. >> jimmy: really? >> yeah and i think they gave it away -- they gave it to friends and family and people that were close to them and the feedback they got was, "you just can't do that. you can't start the show with this guy's eye opening and then kill him in the middle of it. so -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> so -- so, they rewrote it. and i came in and met them a couple weeks later. and that's how it all got started. >> jimmy: you always seem like the guy that -- you knew all the secrets that was going on with "lost" as an actor. as matthew fox. >> i faked a lot of that. >> jimmy: you did? that was a lie? that was a lie. >> i did know -- i had a really great experience with damon lindelof on the show and talking about jack shepherd. and every year, you know, we'd have a phone call before the season started.
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and he would give me the arc for the character over the year. in talking about jack, we'd be talking about the show. i did know quite a bit of what was coming. and i've always had this sort of final image of the series. and -- but how we were gonna get there, i didn't know the exact mechanics of that. >> jimmy: do other cast members talk to each other and be like, "what did you hear? am i going to get killed? or am i gonna --" [ light laughter ] >> i think there was a little bit of that -- you know, it was a show where people never really knew what was going to happen -- >> jimmy: next thing you know, you're the smoke monster. you know? what's going on? [ light laughter ] >> not good -- you don't want to be around the smoke monster -- nowhere near the smoke monster for sure -- >> jimmy: you've done this -- you were in hawaii for nine months out of the year, right, for six years? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: that's a tight family. >> yeah, i mean, especially early, you know? we were all moving to this new place and leaving behind family and friends and other lives and so -- the first year we were really tight. and then -- and then we all started to hate each other's guts and so we
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didn't -- >> jimmy: no, no, no -- >> no, no, it was all good. yeah, great group, man, great group -- >> jimmy: how do you think fans are going to react to the last show, to the finale? >> well, you never know, i mean -- i personally think it's absolutely beautiful. and when damon told me about it a couple months ago, i was very moved by it and very surprised by it. and so, i was certainly very happy. you know, one of the great things about "lost," which i think has made it special, is that it has -- it has made people hypothesize and write out their own story. and so, there is the danger that the way it ends is not going to be the way that some people want it to end and those people might be disappointed. but i think if they're open to what the show actually is, it's a really beautiful ending. >> jimmy: wow, do you watch the show? >> no. >> jimmy: let me catch you up. so you are a -- [ laughter ] take you three days -- you got three days? i could explain it to you. are you going to watch the finale? plans for a big party or something? >> i'm just not very comfortable watching my own stuff.
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i mean, i obviously get the story from the scripts and i'm a huge fan of it so i look forward -- i've looked forward to those for the entire six years. but you know, the finale -- there might be something going on in l.a. this weekend and i will be there and i think damon and carlton and all the writers are having some sort of screening and i may hang out with them while that's going on, yeah. >> jimmy: that would be fun to watch with all the other cast members, see what you guys ended up doing. >> i mean -- >> jimmy: what a great body of work. you've got to be really proud of this. >> i am tremendously proud to have been a part of it. i really am. i think it's been a very special -- >> jimmy: a fun show to watch. i want to thank you on behalf of all the fans. really great. [ cheers and applause ] really great. really a lot of fun to watch. there's just so many -- so many questions left unanswered to "lost." we'll find out this weekend. i want to find out stuff now. >> okay. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: so, if you don't mind, i'm going to do a rapid question interview with you. an intense interview, if you will. >> i love it. >> jimmy: let's do this. ♪
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>> lights come down -- it will be fun. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: kate -- kate or juliette? >> both at the same time. [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] >> jimmy: come on! jacob or the smoke monster? >> both at the same time. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: are you jacob? >> yes. >> jimmy: in the finale, will we get to see vincent the dog or walt? >> both at the same time. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: all right. that glowing yellow cave, is it the source of all life or a log-flume ride? >> the source of all life. >> jimmy: yep. jack with the beard or without the beard? >> without the beard. that beard was -- it drove me insane, oh, my god. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i'm a big fan of that beard. >> oh, my god.
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that's the worst beard ever. >> jimmy: now, who shaved their chest, the character jack or matthew fox? [ laughter ] [ cheers ] >> the character jack. >> jimmy: okay. very good. the 2 1/2 hour finale, does it answer all the questions or is it all about jack's tattoos again? >> all about all jack's -- about jack's tattoos for sure. >> jimmy: what was more fun, trashing the lighthouse mirror or beating the crap out of ben linus? >> beating the crap out of benjamin linus. [ laughter ] [ scattered cheers ] >> jimmy: all right. favorite jack mannerisms -- do you like the shaky hands to the temple? do you like the extended eye flutter? or do you like the laughing -- [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> i like the laugh turning into the intensity. >> jimmy: okay. yeah, yeah, yeah. and finally, has the network asked you to star in a spin-off called "jack and kate plus eight"? [ laughter ] >> it's in the works. >> jimmy: very good, right there. the series finale of "lost" airs sunday at 9:00 p.m. on abc. matthew fox, everybody! jane lynch joins us next, come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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