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NOW THIS IS PRETTY SIMPLE.

I AM GOING TO QUIZ MEMBERS OF OUR STUDIO AUDIENCE ABOUT THINGS

THAT HAVE HAPPENED SO FAR IN THIS SHOW.

IF THEY ANSWER CORRECTLY, THEY WILL GET A PRIZE.

IF THEY ANSWER WRONG, THEY HAVE TO FOR FIT THEIR SEAT TO ONE OF

THE MORE DESERVING AUDIENCE MEMBERS WAITING JUST OUTSIDE IN

OUR "LATE, LATE SHOW" BULLPEN.

THESE ARE ALL PEOPLE WHO CAME ALL THE WAY TO THE STUDIO FOR

THE TAPING BUT UNFORTUNATELY THEY GOT TO THE LINE TOO LATE

AND WERE TURNED AWAY.

WILL THEY GET IN TO SEE TODAY'S SHOW AFTER ALL?

WE'LL FIND OUT SOON ENOUGH.

NOW WHO THINGS THEY HAVE BEEN PAYING ATTENTION.

WHO WOULD LIKE TO PLAY, ANYONE, SHOW OF HANDS.

ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO PLAY THIS?

WHO WOULD LIKE TO PLAY.

ANYONE AT ALL.

YES, WOULD YOU?

STAND UP FOR ME, SIR.

STAND UP.

WAIT, I WILL COME TO YOU, HOW ARE YOU.

>> I'M GOOD, HOW ARE YOU.

>> WHAT IS YOUR NAME, WHERE ARE YOU FROM.

>> I'M FROM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.

>> HOW LONG ARE YOU HERE FOR.

>> WE ARE HERE FOR A WHOLE MONTH.

ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT.

>> HAVE YOU HAD A GREAT TIME.

>> WE HAVE HAD A GREAT TIME.

>> James: WHAT IS THE MOST FUN THING YOU DID.

>> THE GREATEST THING I DID WAS NIAGARA FALLS TRK W AMAZING,

SO MUCH WATER THERE, AND WE'RE IN A DRAUGHT.

>> IS THAT FUNNY?

>> James: NO, IT'S ALL RIGHT, COOL, NONE TAKEN.

NOW I CAN'T HELP BUT NOTICE UNDER YOUR SEAT YOU HAVE GOT A

BAG OF SOMETHING.

WHAT IS IT?

>> ST A BIG BANG SERIES T-SHIRT.

(LAUGHTER) (APPLAUSE)

(LAUGHTER) (APPLAUSE)

>> SHE HAD THE OPTION.

>> James: I'M WELL AWARE SHE HAD THE OPTION.

I WASN'T STAIRING AT HER THINKING I WONDER IF SHE HAD THE

OPTION TO BY A "LATE, LATE SHOW" T-SHIRT OR A T-SHIRT FROM A SHOW

THAT DOESN'T EXIST ANY MORE!

(APPLAUSE) OKAY.

ALL RIGHT, DO YOU THINK YOU'VE BEEN PAYING ATTENTION DURING THE

SHOW.

>> I HOPE SO.

>> James: SO DO I, BUDDY.

HOPE YOU WEREN'T JUST DAY DREAMING ABOUT NIAGARA FALLS.

HERE IS YOUR QUESTION, OKAY, DURING THE GUEST CHECK IN WITH

HASAN MINHAJ, WHAT ITEM WAS HE HOLDING?

WHAT DO YOU THINK, DONE HELP HIM.

YOU'RE IN ENOUGH TROUBLE!

>> IT WAS A TENNIS BALL.

>> James: HE WAS HOLDING.

>> A TENNIS BALL.

>> James: YOU THINK IT WAS A TENNIS BALL.

>> I THINK SO.

>> James: LET'S TAKE A LOOK, HASAN MINHAJ IS HERE TONIGHT.

YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT T WAS A TENNIS BALL, WELL DONE.

I WILL TELL YOU THIS, NOT ONLY HAVE YOU EARNED YOUR KEEP AS AN

AUDIENCE MEMBER, YOU HAVE ALSO WON A "LATE, LATE SHOW--" NO,

YOU HAVEN'T.

I AM GOING TO GIVE YOU THIS $50 GIFT CARD TO BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE

WHICH YOU MUST LOVE BECAUSE YOU'RE FROM MELBOURNE, SO YOU

CAN STAY AWAKE AND ALERT FOR THE REST OF YOUR WEEK.

THANK YOU FOR COMING.

THANK YOU FOR PLAYING.

TAKE A SEAT.

ALL RIGHT, WHO WOULD LIKE TO PLAY NEXT.

LET ME SEE.

LET ME MOVE AMONGST YOU.

OKAY.

OKAY.

STAND UP, COME THIS WAY.

COME OUT TO HERE.

HOW ARE SNU WHAT IS YOUR NAME, WHERE ARE YOU FROM.

>> I'M FROM CALLIE FROM DE LUTH, MINNESOTA.

>> James: FROM MINNESOTA, YNS YES.

>> James: HOW IS IT GOING, WHAT BRINGS YOU TO LOS ANGELES.

>> MY SISTER AND I ARE GOING TO THE JONAS BROTHERS CONCERT

TONIGHT.

>> James: YES!

THAT IS-- HOLLYWOOD BOWL.

>> YEP, YEP.

>> James: WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE.

>> I THINK KEVIN.

(LAUGHTER) >> REALLY Z.

>> James: HEY, IF YOU'RE A SUCKER FOR KEVIN, YOU ARE A

SUCKER FOR KEVIN, IT DOESN'T MATTER, HE LOVE KEVIN, WE LEV

ALL THREE OF THOSE BOYS.

OKAY, NOW DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE BEEN PAYING ATTENTION DURING THE

SHOW.

>> HOPEFULLY.

>> James: LET'S FIND OUT.

NOW FOR THIS QUESTION I WILL GIVE YOU A SETUP FROM A JOKE

FROM OUR MONOLOGUE.

I WANT YOU TO TELL ME WHAT THE PUNCH LINE WAS.

THIS IS A JOKE I TOLD HERE IN THE STUDIO NO MORE THAN TEN

MINUTES AGO.

HERE IS THE SETUP, ACCORDING TO A NEW POLL 52% OF AMERICANS NOW

SUPPORT REMOVING THE PRESIDENT FROM OFFICE.

>> THAT IS THE SAME NUMBER THAT VOTED FOR HIM.

>> James: LET'S HAVE A LOOK AND SEE IF ARE YOU RIGHT.

>> ROUGHLY THE SAME NUMBER OF AMERICANS WHO VOTED FOR SOMEONE

ELSE TO BE THE PRESIDENT IN THE FIRST PLACE.

>> James: WELL DONE, YOU GET TO REMAIN.

WE HAVE NEVER HAD-- THAT SAUL YOURS.

WE HAVE NEVER HAD TWO-- WE'VE NEVER HAD SUCH AN ALERT CROWD.

WELCOME, GET A COFFEE ON THE WAY TO THE JONAS BROTHERS, VEY GREAT

TIME.

OKAY, WE HAVE TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE.

WHO ELSE WOULD LIKE TO PLAY, ANYBODY, SHOW YOURSELVES.

OKAY.

WAIT THERE, I'M COMING DOWN.

OKAY, OKAY, OKAY, OKAY, OKAY, OKAY.

YOU CAN CHOOSE FOR THE WHOLE ROW.

DO YOU WANT THE ASS OR THE CROTCH?

>> ASS.

>> James: SORRY.

>> ASS.

>> James: YOU WANT THE ASS.

>> YEAH.

>> James: DRINK IT IN, HERE I COME.

OKAY.

HOW ARE YOU?

>> I'M WELL, HOW ARE YOU?

>> James: I'M VERY, VERY GOOD WHAT IS YOUR NAME, WHERE ARE YOU

FROM.

>> MY NAME IS AMANDA FROM L.A.

>> James: WHAT IS GOING, WHAT IS HAPPENING IN LIFE, TELL ME

EVERYTHING.

>> ST GREAT, I GOT TO LEAVE WORK EARLY TO COME HERE TODAY.

>> James: OH MY GOD, SHUT UP WITH.

>> MY BOSS IS LIKE YOU HAVE TO GO, AND I'M LIKE ARE YOU THE

BEST.

>> James: NO WAY, AND WHAT DO YOU DO.

>> I WORK AT HULLO.

>> James: WHAT DO YOU DO AT HULU.

>> I'M AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT.

>> James: SHUT UP.

>> YEAH, YEAH,.

>> James: THAT IS AMAZING VERY FUN.

>> IT IS VERY FUN, MAY BOSS IS A I MAGAZINE,.

>> James: ARE YOU ONLY SAYING THAT BECAUSE ARE YOU ON TV RIGHT

NOW.

>> HI KAREN.

>> James: IN THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME I ASKED THE FIRST

CONTESTANT ABOUT THE ITEMS IN HASAN MINHAJ'S HAND.

WHAT WAS THAT CONTESTANT'S NAME AND WHERE WERE THEY FROM.

>> OH MY GOD, OKAY THEY ARE FROM MELBOURNE AND HIS NAME, OH GOD,

IT WAS-- I WAS-- .

>> James: GOING TO HAVE TO RUSH YOU.

>> IT WAS CHRIS T WAS CHRIS.

>> James: SHE HAS GONE WITH CHRIS.

LET'S SEE IF SHE WAS RIGHT.

>> WHAT IS YOUR NAME.

>> SCOTT, I'M FROM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.

>> James: YOU WEREN'T EVEN CLOSE, NOT EVEN CLOSE TO PAYING

ATTENTION.

AND NOW ALL OF THE ATTENTION IS GOING TO BE PLACED YOU,

BECAUSE TO BID A FAREWELL I'M GOING TO HAVE YOU SING ERIC

CARMEN'S 1975 HIT SONG ALL BY MYSELF ON YOUR WAY OUT.

CASEY, LIGHTS, MUSIC, AND LEAVE.

ALL BY MYSELF.

DON'T WANT TO BE.

ALL BY MYSELF.

ANY MORE.

ALL BY MYSELF.

>> James: WAVE HER OUT, GUYS.

DON'T WANT TO BE.

ALL BY MYSELF.

ANY MORE.

>> James: SNOT ALL BY MYSELF.

>> James: ALL RIGHT, QUICKLY.

DON'T WANT TO BE.

ALL BY MYSELF.

♪ >> James: THAT WAS WERE YOU

PAYING ATTENTION.

LET'S BRING IN A STANDBY.

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