Dailies | Zooey Deschanel Does Elvis on ‘Conan,’ ‘New Girl’ (Video)

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She can kind of only do two words

Zooey Deschanel does a killer Elvis. Or at least she has the clothes, wig and snarl down pat.

Those attributes will be featured in an upcoming episode of Fox’s “New Girl.” Based on a photo released by the hit sitcom, the actress will perform at a funeral dolled up as the King. In the show, Deschanel sings such Elvis Presley classics as “In the Ghetto” and “Burning Love.”

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Deschanel admitted that nobody will mistake her for the singer. Her entire impression is based on Elvis saying “Hey mama” a lot in old movies, she told Conan O’Brien on the host’s Monday night program.

In a new TBS clip, the two discover O’Brien’s related hidden talent. Hint: It involves head-banging to the Elvis satellite radio channel aided by lots of hair spray.

Season 3 of “New Girl” premieres Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET.

Watch the clip: