Rapid Refresh - Tweaked-Out Freaks & LeVar Burton

  • Season 1 , Ep 01078
  • 06/12/2014
  • Views: 790

Ali Wong, Jimmy Pardo and Ian Edwards learn about some enthusiastic Bonnaroo attendees and then listen to LeVar Burton read Urban Dictionary entries. (3:54)

RIPPED FROM TODAY'S INTERNET HEADLINES IT'S RAPID REFRESH!

(APPLAUSE)

IT'S THE BONNAROO MUSIC ANDARTS FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

WHICH MEANS RURAL TENNESSEE WILLSOON BE HOME TO TWEAKED OUT

FREAKS.

NOW, I'M FROM TENNESSEE AND THISIS WHAT HAPPENS.

>> THESE TWO REDDITORSPOSTED "FINALLY, I FINISHED

OUR COSTUMES JUST IN TIMEFOR ROO.

IF YOU SEE US FRIDAYS NIGHTSTOP AND SAY HELLO."

UM. UUUMMM.

DO THEY MEAN IF THEY SEE YOUFRIDAY NIGHT AFTER YOU'VE SHUT

YOUR EYES IN A DRUG INDUCEDSLUMBER.

FORGET HELLO.

COMEDIANS, IF YOU SEE THESEROLLING NIGHTMARES AT BONNAROO

WHAT WOULD YOU STOP AND SAY? ALIWONG.

>> WOW, THERE IS SOMEBODYFOR EVERYBODY.

>> I LIKE TO THINK THEY DIDN'TALREADY KNOW EACH OTHER AND

THEY JUST MET LIKE THAT.

JIMMY PARDO.

>> HEY, WHAT IS THE CURRENTHIGH BID TO KILL YOU?

(LAUGHTER)POINTS.

>> IAN EDWARDS.

>> GREAT, HOW ARE WE GOINGTO GET THE DRUGS OUT OF OUR

POCKETS NOW.

(LAUGHTER)>> ALL RIGHT, GUYS, HERE TO

HELP US WITH OUR NEXT RAPIDREFRESH QUESTION FROM THE

ONCE AND SOON TO BE READINGRAINBOW, LEVAR BURTON!

IT'S SO GOOD TO SEE YOU.

>> THIS MAN!

THESE ARE YOUR PEOPLE.

THESE ARE YOUR SUBJECTS, SIR.

WOW!

>> THANK YOU.

>> THANKS FOR BEING HERE,THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK

YOU.

AND ALSO THANK YOU TOEVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED TO

THE READING RAINBOWKICKSTARTER.

SO FAR YOU ARE ALLBUTTERFLIES IN THE SKY IN MY

HEART.

>> YES.

>> YOU GUYS CRUSHED IT! I'M SOGLAD.

>> THIS ACTUALLY GIVES MEFAITH IN THE INTERNET AND

HUMANITY.

>> IT DOES, DOESN'T IT.

>> IT IS NICE, YEAH.

>> BUT THERE ARE STILL SOMEDOUBTERS OUT THERE.

>> YOU WANT ME TO KILL THEM,I WILL KILL THEM.

>> NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, NO,.

SO I WANTED TO SHOW YOURAUDIENCE THE EFFECT ON A

GENERATION OF KIDS WHO GREWUP WITHOUT READING RAINBOW.

>> ALL RIGHT.

>> TO DO THAT I AM GOING TOREAD YOU SOME WORDS I FOUND

ON URBANDICTIONARY.COM ANDTHEIR DEFINITIONS.

>> SURE.

>> OKAY.

SO CRAYDAR IS DEFINED AS AMAN'S ABLE TO SEE WHETHER OR

NOT A WOMAN BE CRAY CRAY ORNOT.

>> YEAH, YEAH, OF COURSE.

>> OKAY, SO COMEDIANS, MYQUESTION FOR YOU IS HOW IS

THE WORD "BOOK" DEFINED ONURBAN DICTIONARY.

IS IT A, AN OBJECT USED AS ACOASTER TO INCREASE THE

HEIGHT OF SMALL CHILDREN ORINCREASE THE STABILITY OF

FURNITURE AND BEFORE YOUANSWER I MUST POINT OUT THAT

ON URBAN DICTIONARY.COMHEIGHT IS SPELLED H-I-G-H-T.

IF THAT GUY HAD READING RAINBOW,HE WOULD'VE SPELLEED IT RIGHT.

>> I'M JUST SAYING.

>> OR B, IS IT AN OBJECTYOUR GRANDMA USES TO HIT YOU

WHEN YOU INTERRUPT HERVIEWING OF AN EPISODE OF NCIS

>> YEAH, YOU DON'T WANT TODO THAT.

OR IS IT C, AN OBJECT HOBOS USETO START FIRES?

>> IT FEELS LIKE ALL OF THEM.JIMMY?

>> I'M UNCOMFORTABLE WITHALL OF THEM.

I WOULD GO -- I'M A FAN OFB.

I'M GOING TO GO WITH B.

>> THE CORRECT ANSWER IS, INFACT, A.

NO POINTS.

HERE'S THE TRICK, TO SPOTTHE REAL ONE IN @MIDNIGHT,

LOOK FOR THE SPELLING ERROR,THAT'S THE ONE THAT CAME FROM

THE INTERNET

>> THESE PEOPLE DID NOT KNOWWHAT A BOOK WAS.

GUYS, PLEASE SUPPORT READINGRAINBOW KICKSTARTER.

HELP READING RAINBOW.COM SOTHAT KIDS REMEMBER WHAT

BOOKS ARE AGAIN.

GIVE IT UP FOR LEVAR BURTON.

>> THANK YOU, CONGRATULATIONS.

>> THANK YOU.

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