North by Northwest meets Star Wars

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch the latest installment of a Star Wars and North by Northwest mash-up that began four years ago. Plus, learn some secrets from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy in the latest edition of The Deets from Disney+. And finally, take a flashback to the 2002 Olympics where Conan O’Brien tried to learn how to snowboard for Late Night. Read More »

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After a decade on the air, Conan will air its final nightly show. But that’s not the last that you’ll see of host Conan O’Brien‘s face — not by a long shot. O’Brien may be ending his nightly TBS talk show in 2021, but he’ll be launching a weekly HBO Max variety series in its stead.

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How to Make a Paunch Burger

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out how to make the artery clogging Paunch Burger from the series Parks and Recreation. Plus, see what VFX artists think of the visual effects used in movies like The World’s End, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and more. And finally, watch as Conan O’Brien visits the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a vintage clip from Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Read More »

Onward Storyboard Comparison

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how the storyboards for Pixar’s Onward compare to the final cut of the movie. Plus, see what a special ops sniper thinks of the sniper scenes in movies such as Clear and Present Danger, American Sniper, Shooter, and more. And finally, watch as Conan introduces the cardboard cutouts in his show’s “live” audience, and find out how you can become one of them. Read More »

Captain America and Iron Man Character Arcs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video compares and contrasts the character arcs of both Iron Man and Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, Industrial Light and Magic takes a look back at Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back for the 40th anniversary, and Conan O’Brien does the first ever virtual commencement address for Harvard University. Read More »

Conan Visits Lucasfilm

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch a flashback clip from 2007 where Conan O’Brien and his producer Jordan Schlansky visit Lucasfilm and point out some inconsistencies on the tour. Plus, watch as VFX artists react to scenes from Parasite, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and I, Tonya. And finally, look back at A Nightmare Before Christmas-inspired Halloween show projected onto Cinderella’s castle at Disney World.
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How to Make Bob's Burgers Horse Medicine

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, learn how to make the horse medicine drink from the FOX animated series Bob’s Burgers. Plus, listen to Bob Odenirk reminisce about helping Chris Farley create the famous Saturday Night Live character Matt Foley, and find out how to draw the cowardly crime-solving canine Scooby-Doo from animation director Tony Cervone. Read More »

New Conan Episodes

There’s a documentary called Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop that follows the comedian as he goes on tour following the famous debacle of losing The Tonight Show gig after Jay Leno decided he wanted it back. It sounds like that documentary title still holds truth even in these chaotic times, because Conan will be coming back to TBS with new episodes on March 30, despite the growing coronavirus concerns around the county. But don’t worry: the show will be shot on an iPhone, there will be no audience, and guests will use Skype to appear on the show. Read More »

Coronavirus Tips

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the United States, comedian Conan O’Brien brings some levity to the situation with some tips on how to avoid it on Conan. Plus, catch up on the first two seasons of Westworld before the third season premieres on HBO this Sunday, and listen as Spenser Confidential star Mark Wahlberg recaps his career on film and television. Read More »

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The Mandalorian LEGO Ship

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out how to make your own LEGO version of The Mandalorian‘s reliable ship the Razor Crest. Plus, get a sneak peek at the upcoming musical adaptation of Netflix’s Oscar-nominated movie The Two Popes, and listen as the cast of Guy Ritchie‘s new movie The Gentlemen teach you some Texas, British and Geordie slang. Read More »