Jon Stewart's Opening Monologue: 2006 Oscars

  • Published on:  4/28/2015
  • Host Jon Stewart opens the 78th Academy Awards. See more 2006 Oscar highlights: an Oscar Insider: out our Academy Originals: THE ACADEMYThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards—in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners—the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.


  • Joel Travis 3 months ago

    This crowd is awful. Jon Stewart was slaying the entire time.

  • Daniel Kokal 1 months ago

    no he didnt .... his timing was off. delivery is everything

  • Kwack 3 years ago

    I see dead people

  • Scott William 4 months ago

    Kwack to soon

  • Eli Yamin 7 months ago


  • Robb Grey 3 years ago

    I like Clooney expression "Haha...wait a minute"

  • Brian McNamara 1 years ago

    mother fucker knows comedic timing . haha

  • João Solimeo 4 years ago

    RIP Heath Ledger and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

  • shanafehr 4 months ago

    2019 and that was my only thought too

  • alisdair mckenzie 5 months ago

    Yes, lovely and sad to see both, in their way too short lives, such acting greats

  • Autotrope 2 years ago

    Jon Stewart loves those gray t-shirts

  • Alex Card 3 years ago

    Anyone else notice Heath ledger in the audience? :(

  • IGOTAJOP America 1 months ago

    Who cares.

  • Scott William 4 months ago

    Alex Card yes no maybe I don’t knowWhatever

  • 'Walk the line is Ray with white people' hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Brilliant

  • Mar wan 3 years ago

    tough crowd

  • Hesh Krish 11 months ago

    Mar wan Pretentious crowd

  • Nicole Sieber 1 years ago

    Jon Stewart and George Clooney. What I wouldn’t do to be in the middle of that sandwich.

  • hetaes 1 years ago

    "I think I speak for all jews when I say, 'I can't wait to see what happens to us next.'" LOL!

  • Marta Pustkowski 6 months ago

    I hope that it is better!

  • Marta Pustkowski 6 months ago

    hetaes dear ms. Heraes