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Paralympian Pulls A Classic Paul Rudd Prank On Conan O'Brien

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Paul Rudd's ongoing prank on Conan O'Brien keeps living on, even when Rudd isn't a guest on his show. In the spirit of all that is good, Paralympian Alana Nichols kept that tradition alive when she was on Conan last night.

For years, Rudd has been pulling the same joke on Conan whenever he's a guest on his show. Just as Rudd's about to show the late-night host a clip from his latest movie or project, he'll cut to the same cheesy scene from 1988 film Mac and Me. He did it again for the umpteenth time when he chatted about Anchorman 2 in April. Here's the clip:

Nichols, who is a bad-ass three-time gold medalist wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier, told Conan she wanted to show him one of her best clips. And that best clip was the same scene Rudd plays from E.T.-wannabe Mac and Me. It was glorious.

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Video: Paul Rudd Has Played The Same Prank On Conan For Years