RED CARPET CHALLENGE: THE GREAT SOCIETY

RED CARPET CHALLENGE: THE GREAT SOCIETY


– Hey it’s me, Matt, here at opening night of “The Great Society” on The Broadway. And tonight we’re playing a game that I like to call, “I Know Him.” (dramatically drumming beat) – I’m going to show you
the pictures of Presidents and you’re going to tell me who they are. – You’re gonna show me
pictures of a bunch of dead white men and I’m going to tell you. – Yup, that’s correct.
– Great. – George Washington? – Harrison?
– Andrew Jackson – Thomas Edison? – Einstein.
– My dad. – Adas? – Donald Duck. – It’s some dude with a
big nose and crazy hair. – (purposefully unintelligible) – It looks a lot like my great, great, great grandfather’s
really mean teacher, but– – What did he teach? – Math. – Those math teachers. – It’s Martin Van Buren, is that right? – Okay that’s right, you
got that (bell dinging) – Ha! – Jefferson.
– Garfield. – Millicent Friendly. – Bill Murray’s brother. – Edgar something. – That’s my dad! – Jimmy Dean. He makes sausages too. – Who is that? – Well, hold on let me look it up. – (laughs) – It rhymes with
Schmutherford Schmee Schmayes. – Rutherford, – B. – Hayes!
– Hayes! (bell dings) (cheering) – Rutherford B. Hayes! (bell dings) – You’re right! – I’m right! – Rutherford B. Hayes? (bell dings) – B. Hayes. – Must have lost some
weight because he looks good in that picture. – Bush? – Peter Piper. – I don’t know! – Who is that? Is that a President?
– Who is that? – Hoover. (bell dings) Hoover. That’s Hoover. – Hoover, (bell dings)
but that’s not hoover. – It’s Hoover! – It’s Hoover? – Hoover? (bell dings) Herbert Hoover. – Everybody. ♪ Hoover ♪ ♪ Who’s going to tell some secrets? ♪ ♪ Hoover ♪ – Chester A. Arthur. – Oh, he looks like a walrus. – That’s all you need to know. – Edward B. Nondwiddle. – Eddy Munster. – He doesn’t look so happy. – He’s the one who died real, he was only in office for a minute. – Sitting back with his
mustache just peering at everybody.
– That mustache. – So I don’t even care what his name is. – Don’t care. – He was in the army. He was an army guy, he was a general
– Yeah, for sure, right? What gives it away? The mustache? – No, because I know. – Rhymes with Smover Smeevland. – Oh, so it’s Smover Smeevland? – That’s correct. – Grover Cleveland (bell dings) I got it! – William Howard Taft. – Not fat enough. – Let’s just go with Taft.
– He’s not fat enough. – They don’t know! They don’t
– Well, I’m going to show them the pictures! – Do not show them the picture! I had no idea that was part, That’s a gotcha question. (dramatically drumming beat)

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  1. And yet NOT ONE of these theater connected people jumped into singing We'd Like To Thank You Herbert Hoover from Annie upon realizing HE was the subject of a POTUS pic they were looking at.  That should warrant them at least 50 DEMERITS on The History Of Musicals Scale.

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