Eugene Mirman - Talking to an Alien About Gay Marriage

Season 1 , Ep 101 12/14/12 Views: 17,837

Eugene Mirman explains the same-sex marriage debate to an alien from a planet with eight genders. (2:30)

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THIS LAST ONE,THIS IS --

THIS IS AN IMPRESSION OF--THIS IS ME TALKING TO AN ALIEN

AND EXPLAININGGAY MARRIAGE TO AN ALIEN,

THE DEBATE IN AMERICA.

THE ALIEN IS FROM A PLANETOF EIGHT GENDERS,

AND IT TAKES ANY THREE GENDERSTO MAKE A NEW BEING.

SO JUST THE IDEA OF MARRIAGE,GAY MARRIAGE,

THE WHOLE THING IS CULTURALLYVERY CONFUSING TO THIS ALIEN.

AND, UH, HE GOT TO EARTHA WEEK AGO,

AND WE'RE ROOMMATES.

AND WE'RE SHOPPING AT MARSHALLSFOR HOME GOODS,

LIKE ROOMIES DO.

SO THIS IS METALKING TO THE ALIEN

ABOUT GAY MARRIAGE.

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WELL...

MARRIAGE IS WHEN TWO PEOPLELOVE EACH OTHER SO MUCH

THAT THEY PROMISETHAT IF THEY EVER, EVER STOP,

THEY'LL FILL OUTTONS OF PAPERWORK.

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WELL, MOST STATESONLY ALLOW IT

TO BE BETWEENA MAN AND A WOMAN

BECAUSE OF THE BIBLE.

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IT'S BASICALLY A REALLY OLD,WEIRD SELF-HELP BOOK.

[laughter]

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YEAH, I DON'T KNOW WHO BUYSTHOSE GIANT JARS

OF MARINATED PEPPERS.

[laughter]

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WE COULD GET PAJAMAS.

- HI.- WHOA.

[cheers and applause]

HELLO.- HELLO. HI.

UH, EXCUSE ME.DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH THIS IS?

- OH, I DON'T WORK HERE.

- [laughing]OH, I'M SORRY.

UH, DO YOU KNOWHOW MUCH THIS IS?

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- SORRY.UGH!

- [plays theremin]

- WELL, THANK YOU!I MADE THIS DRESS MYSELF.

- [plays theremin]

- YEAH, I'D LOVETO GET MILKSHAKES

AND GO SHOE SHOPPINGSOMETIME!

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- NO, I HAVEN'T SEEN KRAMER VS. KRAMER.

THAT SOUNDS WONDERFUL.

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- [giggles]OKAY.

SEE YOU AT 7:00IN THE MORNING.

[cheers and applause]

- KRISTEN SCHAAL!

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