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

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Over the years, whenever he's had a new movie to promote, Paul Rudd has pranked Conan by showing a clip from the 1988 movie Mac and Me. Digg calls it one of "the longest-running and most demented jokes in late-night TV history." And it's pretty perfect. And Paul Rudd is pretty perfect.

In 2008, when Rudd was promoting Role Models, Conan notes it was around the 10th time he had done it: "This seems to be your favorite thing to do, is to set up a clip from one of your movies, and then we show that clip, which is unforgettable by the way, from the 1980s movie Mac and Me..." Now Rudd has to remake the movie (a bit of an E.T. rip-off) as his final act.

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