Dear everybody: Your joke isn’t as funny – or original – as you think it is.
Conan O’Brien pointed out as much on his show last night, noting that every local news anchor in America made the exact same movie reference when noting that Mike Myers and his wife are expecting their second child. And no, it wasn’t a “mini me” remark.
In the 29 (!) clips compiled below, each newscaster’s enthusiasm for the bit varies wildly – from “I’ve never even seen Austin Powers and therefore have no idea what reference I’m making” to “Saturday Night Live, here I come!” Watch the Conan compilation below: