Dan Snierson
May 20, 2011 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Thirteen months ago, after stepping down as host of The Tonight Show for reasons you are overfamiliar with, Conan O’Brien felt compelled to take his act on the road in the form of the Legally Prohibited From Being Funny On TV stage show. While we may have put that Coco-versus-Leno drama behind us — O’Brien ultimately found a new home on TBS — it may be time to re-examine the Conan-in-transition era via the new documentary Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop (rated R for language and… rage, perhaps?). The Rodman Flender-directed doc, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, shows Conan dealing with separation anxiety and post-traumatic NBC showdown stress (“Sometimes I’m so mad I can’t even breathe”) as well as poking fun at himself and others as he launches his tour in not New York or L.A. but Eugene, Oregon (“Should I be worried that we’re opening in a town… where nobody lives?”). Check out the trailer below. 

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