Kimmel Offers Up ‘Jeff Bezos: The Musical’ Starring Jason Alexander (Video)
On Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” audiences had been treated to a immense instance of a shaggy dog yarn that in point of fact must exist as a accurate, accurate ingredient: “Jeff Bezos: The Musical,” starring Broadway (and sitcom) immense Jason Alexander.
Which, to be clear, in point of fact did characteristic the specific Jason Alexander. And George Takei as William Shatner.
The sketch — sadly appropriate a false trailer for the musical, and no longer accurate four hours of it — charts the mountainous beats of the billionaire’s existence. This involves a hilarious foundation yarn (“his tremendously tremendously stunned childhood”) in which as a youngster, lil’ Jeff obtained excited that his birthday fresh arrived by mail late, and vows to assassinate all mom and pa businesses when he grows up.
Then it covers Amazon’s beginnings as a web based e-book place in which Bezos, whereas personally packing up books, decides “f— books” and vows he’s “gonna sell crock pots and yoga mats, scented candles and hats for cats.
The musical also aspects a song by the workers staffing Amazon transport amenities, with a song about how they are forced to pee in bottles because they aren’t being allowed lavatory breaks. (One thing Amazon straight up lied about sooner than lastly admitting it used to be enticing.)
Next is a wacky “Hire” parody song where Alexander’s Bezos sings about what quantity of cash he lost in his divorce from Mackenzie Scott.
This used to be followed by an look by Takei, taking part in Shatner in his Bezos-funded time out to residence in 2021. And yes, the gag ends with a commentary on the no longer probably to ignore penis-shaped spaceship Bezos paid for.
“Cruisin’ previous Jupiter, Mars and Venus, ridin’ by device of residence in a huge penis, I’m free, so free, love two-day prime supply,” Alexander sings.
Study your full clip above now. And Kimmel, while you’re watching, you might want to mute withhold in thoughts doing a beefy hour of this in between recreations of traditional sitcoms.