Jay Leno Plays Vehicular Manslaughter for Laughs

According to Movieline (via New York Mag),
Jay Leno’s new prime time show, set to debut on NBC in September,
hasn’t exactly been generating a lot of buzz. But since nothing says
funny like a grisly hit-and-run, this promo, co-starring Fred Armisen
of "Saturday Night Live," should turn things around.

Though
I’m pretty sure Leno has never gotten as much as a chuckle from me, I
understand where the humor is supposed to be here. Yet for some reason the laughter isn’t coming.

Somewhere, though, I imagine pedestrian-hater Robert Novak is yukking it up.

  • DJB

    Really? “Urine soaked”? I always liked Conan better . . .

  • Spokker

    I’m no fan of Jay Leno but this is the biggest non-story in the world.

  • angle

    While not particularly notable, this bit does, in some way, betray our society’s complete acceptance of traffic fatalities as an everyday occurrence.

    I mean, can anyone imagine a comedy bit that hinged on another leading cause of death, like lung cancer?

  • “I mean, can anyone imagine a comedy bit that hinged on another leading cause of death, like lung cancer?”

    I’ve enjoyed a lot of offensive comedy so if someone did a bit about lung cancer that was funny, I’d laugh.

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