Conan O’Brien answers the question, “How many newscasters can use the same threadbare Austin Powers line for the same story?”
Who says that local news broadcasts have lost their unique flavor?
On Thursday’s episode of “Conan,” host Conan O’Brien scanned the newscasts of the nation to check out how they were covering news that “Wayne’s World” star Mike Myers and his wife, Kelly Tisdale, are expecting their second child.
Surprise! They overwhelmingly chose to break the news with an iconic, if rather predictable, catchphrase from Myers’ movie character, Austin Powers.
And no, the phrase in question wasn’t, “I shagged her rotten.”
Check out the video to see the collective hive-mind of local news snap into action: