Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - No One Questions Funny

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 6,392

Jeff Ross describes Greg Giraldo's performance at the Roast of Flava Flav, and Conan O'Brien and Nick Swardson discuss Giraldo's foray into sitcom acting. (2:32)

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IS UNRELENTING BELLIGERENCETO SOMEONE THAT DESERVES IT.

[laughs]

"WHY YOU SLEEPIN'?"

"ME DON'T KNOW.ME GOT UP EARLY."

- WHEN YOU SEE A RERUNOF ONE OF GREG'S SPECIALS

OR ONE OF HIS APPEARANCESON THE ROAST,

YOU FORGET HE'S GONE.

YOU WATCH IT, AND YOU FEELLIKE HE'S STILL AROUND.

- FLAVOR FLAV!

[cheers and applause]

- THE FLAVOR FLAV ROASTWAS VERY SPECIAL

BECAUSE IT WAS A YEARWHERE THERE WAS A LOT

OF RACIAL HUMORHANDLED POORLY.

- I'M NOT GONNA SAYANYTHING ABOUT FLAV

THAT, UH, THAT HASN'TALREADY BEEN SAID

BY, UH, MICHAEL RICHARDS.

- BUT THE TRUTH IS,RACIAL HUMOR LIKE THAT,

WHEN HANDLED BY PROFESSIONALSIN THE RIGHT ENVIRONMENT,

LIKE THE FLAVOR FLAV ROAST

CAN BE EPIC.

IT CAN ACTUALLYBRING PEOPLE TOGETHER.

I REMEMBER FLAVOR FLAVIN THAT BIG THRONE

WITH THAT CLOCKAND THE SMILE,

AND HE WAS LIKE A LITTLE BOYAND IT WAS HIS BIRTHDAY.

YOU COULD NOT HURTTHIS GUY'S FEELINGS.

HE LAUGHED SO MUCH,YOU WOULD HAVE THOUGHT

HE DIDN'T EVEN UNDERSTANDENGLISH.

- YOU ARE ONE BLACKMOTHERFUCKER.

YOU'RE LIKE A SKELETONWRAPPED IN ELECTRICAL TAPE.

YOU LOOK LIKE IDI AMIN

AFTER A THREE-YEAR CRACK BINGEON THE SUN.

- HE WAS FUNNY, AND...NOBODY QUESTIONS FUNNY.

YOU'RE NOT GONNA GETA NETWORK CALL.

WHEN THINGS ARE WORKING,EVERYONE SHUTS UP.

PLEASE WELCOMETHE VERY FUNNY GREG GIRALDO.

- PEOPLE ALWAYS WANNA COMPARETHEIR DOGS TO YOUR KID.

YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKETO HAVE A KID

'CAUSE YOU HAVE A DOG.FIRST OF ALL,

NOBODY HAS A DOG 'CAUSETHEY WERE TOO DRUNK TO PULL OUT.

ALL RIGHT?THAT'S THE FIRST THING.

- WE HAD WORKED WITH GREG

THROUGH THE LATE NIGHT SHOW,

AND HE WAS JUSTTHE STAND OUT.

I THOUGHT, "LET'S TRY AND THINKOF SOMETHING FOR GREG."

- I'M COLOMBIAN.

- GET A LOAD OFTHE PUERTO RICAN

TRYING TO PASS HIMSELF OFFAS COLOMBIAN.

- WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?- A COLOMBIAN'S A PUERTO RICAN

WITH A JOB.- I LOVE IT--

THE BLACK GUYTALKING ABOUT JOBS.

- GREG WANTED TO PLAYA STAND-UP COMEDIAN.

WHICH, OF COURSE, WE WERE ALL,YOU KNOW, TREPIDATIOUS ABOUT

BECAUSE SEINFELD HAD SO FAMOUSLYPLAYED A STAND-UP COMEDIAN.

AND COMEDY ABOUT COMEDYIS NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

- WE FINISHED THE PILOTAND, YOU KNOW,

WE WERE ALL SO FIRED UP.

YOU KNOW,IT ULTIMATELY DIDN'T GO,

AND I COULD TELL THAT THATWAS ANOTHER DAGGER FOR GIRALDO

'CAUSE IT WAS ANOTHER SHOWAND ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY

THAT SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED,AND IT DIDN'T, YOU KNOW?

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