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Paul Rudd has been Ruddrolling Conan O’Brien for a decade

Paul Rudd's master class in trolling.


Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Posted on Aug 30, 2013   Updated on Jun 1, 2021, 7:46 am CDT

Yesterday, Reddit learned about the long con actor Paul Rudd has been pulling on Late Night With Conan O’Brien for close to a decade. Every couple years, when he goes on the show to promote a new film, and Conan sets up the we-have-a-clip segment, they show this clip instead. This is Ruddrolling.

The clip is from the 1988 movie Mac and Me, in which a young boy in a wheelchair befriends a Mysterious Alien Creature (Mac). Here’s Rudd back in April, providing a teaser clip for Anchorman 2:

And last year, promoting This Is 40:

And here’s his promotion of The 40-Year-Old Virgin in 2005:

Has someone made a supercut of this yet?

Screengrab via teamcoco/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 30, 2013, 10:55 am CDT