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Jimmy Fallon and Channing Tatum read little kids’ innocent ‘Magic Mike’ scripts

Nudge nudge wink wink.


Michelle Jaworski


Published Jun 24, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 12:14 pm CDT

We all know what Magic Mike is about, but if you only know the title, you could imagine an entirely different movie.

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That’s what a bunch of elementary school children did when they wrote scenes for the movie based only on the title. Jimmy Fallon and Channing Tatum then acted out those scenes on The Tonight Show, and the results can only be described as glorious.

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The youngsters’ scripts are innocent and inventive, ranging from a literally magical man named Mike to an alien Magic Mike to a magic bird. Fallon and Tatum can barely keep a straight face throughout the bit. But leave it to these adults to find something the innuendos “hidden” between the lines.

Screengrab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

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*First Published: Jun 24, 2015, 12:48 pm CDT