Practice English Speaking&Listening with: The Not-So-Newlywed Game

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- We just celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary,

so we thought we would see how well we know each other

and play the "Not So Newlywed Game."

[upbeat music]

All right, but first let's meet our competition.

Please welcome the hilarious

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone.

[upbeat music]

[cheers and applause]

- This is happening.

- So...

- What if we don't get any correct?

- We might not. - Yeah.

- She's already nervous about it.

She said, "I don't know how we're--"

'cause we filled all this out separately backstage.

How long have you two been together?

- It'll be ten years this year. - Yeah.

- Married or together? both: Married ten.

- Together, what? Like 17? - Yeah.

- Oh, so you all have a little bit of time on us.

So you should really know each other?

- Highly confident. - All right. I can't wait.

So, we'll see. tWitch, come on out here.

tWitch is gonna host this thing for us.

[upbeat music]


- Oh, my God. - Oh, my God.

- Look at the gold-- - Oh, my God.

- Yeah. - Oh, my God.

- Wow. - Yeah.

- I'm kind of all for it. - Yeah.

- I'm all for it. - It's a good look.

- I don't know if you should change back.

That's a good look. - It's a good look.

- That's good. - It's good. Okay.

Well, earlier we asked you a series of questions

to see how well you know each other.

- You're so serious. - So now we're gonna see

how well you know each other.

- Uh-huh. - Okay, so for every--

you get a point for every time your answers match.

Y'all ready to play? - We are. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

- Excellent, excellent, excellent.

Okay. - Okay.

Melissa... - Okay.

- If Ben could describe you in one word,

what would it be?

- I said chatty. - Okay.

- I said lovely and amazing, but it was cute.

all: Aww. [buzzer buzzing]

- And then that gets a... [imitates buzzer]

[laughter] All right, all right.

- Okay, okay. - We'll get it back.

We'll get it back. - No problem.

- Ben, what word would Melissa use to describe you?

- What did I say?

Good enough. [laughter]

- Kind. - I said kind.

[buzzer buzzing] all: Aww.

- And still... [imitates buzzer]


I love "kind" gets a... [imitates buzzer]

No, get out.

- They just pull you out. Yeah, just...

- I think I'll put a harness. - They wheel him back.

- Okay, okay, you still in the game.

You still in the game. Okay, Portia...

- Yeah. - Name a celebrity

other than you that Ellen has a crush on.

- Easy.

- Oh, I knew you were gonna say that.

Well, but I was just joking about this the other day.

- Uh-oh, uh-oh. - Oh.

Aww, man. [buzzer buzzing]

- I was gonna say be careful. - Things change.

- You know a lot of celebrities. - They change.

Ellen, what celebrity does Portia have a crush on?

- Oh, this is very easy. - It's so easy. You better--

Yes! - Yes.

- Yes. Is that--did I-- - Yes, they match.

- Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Yeah.

- Yes! [bell dings]

- Yes. We'll go. - We're doing good.

- Okay. - Okay.

- He kinds looks like a girl, too.

- Okay. [laughter]

- Well, and I sa--and I have agreed--anyway, go on.

- All right, then. Ready? - Okay.

- Ben, what other celebrity

does Melissa think you have a crush on?

- Uh, it's creepy and it's no longer true,

but I think she's gonna say Jennifer Aniston.

- Oh. I did and then I switched it.

Ah! So I'm what--who? What--

Oh, I said creepy. - Oh, that's what you--

I was, like, that-- - Creepy and it's no longer--

- Tom Hanks? Okay.

- Who doesn't love Tom Hanks? That's true.

- I do have a crush on him. That's actually really true.

- Oh, yeah. - Creepy.

- I think your true crush is Tom Hanks.

- Yeah, actually I do have a crush on Tom Hanks.

- Okay, Ellen... - Yes?

- What candy would Portia choose to describe your love life?

Starburst, Good 'N Plenty,

Hot Tamales, Mounds, or Oh Henry?


- They would all apply, but--

- Well, yeah. - But I'm gonna say Hot Tamale.

- Damn it. - Uh-oh, what'd you say?

- Oh Henry, Oh Henry. [buzzer buzzing]

- I don't even know what that means.

- I didn't either, but I just thought it was the funniest one,

and you always go for the joke.

- Not when I'm competitive, I don't.

- I see. - All right.

- Okay, Melissa, fill in the blank.

Before I was married, I used to blank,

but now, I blank.

- I said, "Only really hit on gay men,

now I married the right one."

[laughter] It's true.

Really true. What did you say?

- I said, "She used to go to dinner late at night,

now she goes to dinner at 4:00 p.m."

[buzzer buzzing] - Also true, also true.

- Also true. - That could apply to me.

- Yeah. - I like to eat early.

- Okay, Ellen... - Yeah?

- Where did you share your first kiss?

- Well, this is very easy. - Mm.

In the back of a limo. [bell dings]

- Aww. - Very nice. Very nice.

- That's nice. - Have we gotten any right?

- I don't think we've gotten any right.

- Okay. - That's okay.

- No, you've got zero. - Well, you've got zero,

but y'all, you look lovely. - 17 years, guys.

- Yes. That is the end of the game.

You look lovely, no points, but you're a beautiful couple.

Beautiful couple. - Is that the end of the game?

Aww, that's sad. All right. - Yes, that's it.

- Yep. - Well played, well played.

- We did it. Wonderful. - That's it.

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