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Mad Lib Theater with Kenan Thompson and Joe Manganiello

-I’m gonna ask you both
for some silly words. Nouns, verbs, adjectives,
et cetera. And as we do that, they’ll
be written onto cue cards, and then we’re gonna act out
a dramatic Mad Libs scene. Ready for this?
-Yeah. Really dramatic. -All right, yeah.
Very dramatic. All right, Kenan,
give me a silly word. -Silly word. “Butt.” [ Laughter ] -Joe, food at a barbecue? -Heinz Ketchup. -Thanks. Adjective? -Funky. -Cartoon character? -Hong Kong Phooey. -Wow! Nice! -Deep cut.
-Wow! Hong Kong Phooey, man. [ Laughter ] Kenan, give me a state.
-Georgia. -Uh, a plural occupation. -Plural occupation?
-Yes. -Farmhands. [ Laughter ] -What?! -First thing
that came to mind. -Oh, my gosh. Country. -United States of America. -There you go, buddy. USA. A plural item of clothing. -Plural item of clothing. Um, oh, I just came from Europe,
and this is on your laundry list,
for men and women — panties. -Interesting.
-Panties. If you send underwear,
like, your boxer shorts, to get washed at a hotel, you have to check
the “panties” box. -Are you serious?
-Swear, yeah. -Just be open
to new experiences. -Listen.
Jimmy, just go with it. -I’m going with it.
Kenan, give me a number. -1,100,060. [ Laughter ] -Not making this easy on him. -Yeah. Wow.
All right. Give me a month. -A month. December. -Is that your birthday?
-It is. -A type of salad.
-Greek. -Joe, a greeting
that you give your puppy after being gone the entire day. -“Oooh, you little…” -Oooh, you…
-O-O-O… -Oooh, you little… “Oooh, you little…” Kenan, a verb ending in I-N-G. -Fastening. Doing a lot of fastening
of the shoes lately. -I’m tying —
-Fastening. -I’m teaching my daughter
how to tie her shoes. Lot of fastening. -Your daughter’s 36, right?
-Yeah. She’s doing really well.
We’re proud of her. -Joe, celebrity name. -Kim Kardashian.
-There you go. -I don’t know why —
-That’s great. -Celebrity.
-Kim Kardashian. Kenan, what you shout
when you find out you’ve been accepted
to the college of your dreams. -“How much?!” [ Laughter ] [ Cheers and applause ] -That’s it. A plural noun. -Plural noun.
-Yep. -Um, um — Bananas.
Ba-non-as. Ba-non-as. -Ba-non-as. Past-tense verb. -What? Past-tense verb?
Sorry. Ran?
-Yep. -Was that a past-tense verb?
-Yeah. Another plural
article of clothing. -Gosh. Clip-on ties. [ Laughter ] -Gotta have ’em.
-Clip-on ties. -Gotta have ’em. -Body part.
-Foot. -A noun.
-A noun. Uh, uh, Chicago. -Yeah. Place.
-Person, place, or thing. -Yeah. -That’s a thing. Yeah. -First noun — Chicago.
That’s right. Kenan, food you’d order
at a sushi restaurant. -Shrimp tempura roll. -Yeah, okay.
Shrimp tempura roll. -And delicious.
-A childhood punishment. -Childhood punishment.
The bar of soap in the mouth. -All right.
Now we’re gonna do — This is the speed round here.
Real quick right here. Kenan, exclamation.
-Hooray! -Another verb ending in I-N-G. -Um, uh, uh, beating. -Beating.
-Wow. -I don’t —
-Wow. Oh, my God, I can’t even —
It started with farmhands. That’s when
it went off the rails. Farmhands.
-Farmhands. -That’s all right. I’m good.
Mall restaurant. -Uh, whew.
We’ll go with Taco Bell. -Taco Bell. There you go. Mall clothing store. -Mall clothing store.
Um, um, Spencer’s? Spencer’s Gifts.
They have T-shirts. -I guess they have —
They have clothing there? -Yeah, T-shirts — -And, like, young
adolescent pornography. -Yes, they do.
Spencer’s Gifts. There you go. We’ve filled out
the words for our scene. Let’s go perform the scene.
Let’s do this right now. Are you guys ready?
-Let’s do it. [ Cheers and applause ] [ Organ playing cheerful music ] ♪♪ -All right.
Welcome back, baseball fans. I’m Steve Butt. Alongside me is my co-announcer,
Kyle Heinz Ketchup. -Thank you very much.
No relation. No relation. We’re live on this
beautiful, funky night from the historic
Hong Kong Phooey Stadium. We’re gonna change that. -We’re in the ninth inning
of a very close matchup between the Georgia Farmhands versus the United States
of America Panties. -That’s — -The score is tied
1,100,060 to 1,100,060. -Wow. This is very exciting. Joining us now
is our special guest. Retired all-star pitcher. None other than the one and only
December Greek. [ Cheers and applause ] -Oooh, you little…! Great to be here tonight. I’ve never seen a stadium with so many fans
fastening so loudly. -It’s been quite a game.
Lots of great moments so far. Including when Kim Kardashian
streaked across the field. -How much?!
I can’t believe that! [ Laughter ] [ Cheers and applause ] -All right.
-Wow. Wow. -Now, December Greek,
you hold the record for most bananas ran — -I think you mean ba-non-as. -Ba-non-as.
-That’s right. -Did you have
any pregame superstitions? -Actually, yes, I did. Before every game, I would
go into the locker room, put on fresh clip-on ties, and rub my foot
with my lucky Chicago. -Wow! Wow! -That’s a very popular noun —
Chicago. A very popular noun. -Back to the game —
-That’s what I think of first. The word Chicago,
that’s a great noun. -Back to the game. Stepping up to the plate
is Mike Shrimp Tempura Roll. -Uh-huh. -Oh, here we go.
Bases loaded, full count. If Mike Shrimp Tempura Roll
doesn’t get a hit, his manager is gonna get
a bar of soap in the mouth. -All right.
-There it is. -Here’s the pitch.
He swings! There it goes! Hooray! It is gone! -Yeah. He’s beating around the bases.
I’ve never seen this before. -What a game! All right, guys, it’s time
to sing our favorite song. -♪ Take me out
to the Taco Bell ♪ ♪ Take me out
to the Spencer’s ♪ ♪ For it’s one, two,
three strikes, you’re out ♪ ♪ At the old Taco Bell ♪ -And scene! My thanks to Kenan Thompson,
Joe Manganiello!


  1. Nicole Diaz Author

    That name December Greek was perfect for Joe considering he’s a Greek God. (Also Mediterranean- considering he’s Armenian and Italian so that name is VERY CLOSE TO BEING SPOT ON)

  2. Rushil Kaul Author

    I'm waiting for a Mad Libs edition in which the celebrity utters irrational numbers when asked for a number.

    Pick a number
    Uh.. Cube root of 9

  3. Jade Hill Author

    Joe and Sofia were destined to either hate each other or love each other due to their ridiculous types of humour. they must be a total racket to be around lmao, seems to be a near perfect couple

  4. Emilio Pedraza Author

    I don't get how snl has fired legends but yet they still keep kenan Thompson he's not that good seriously I only know him for good burger that's it honestly ha just my opinion but true as well so take it how u want I don't care hes not that good

  5. Jennifer Wintz Author

    Why does no one ever name a truly funny body part such as spleen, uvula, or medulla oblongata? I enjoy these Mad Libs, but they could be so much more extra.

  6. Some guy Author

    They need to get Robert Downey Jr. on one of these. Maybe make an Avengers reference here or there.

    Song lyric- "I'am Iron Man".
    Verb ending in I N G- Snapping.


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