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Hilarious “Superbad” sex scene table read video makes its way online


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Seemingly out of nowhere, a video of a table read for “Superbad” has made its way to YouTube, and the six-minute-long clip offers fans a chance to see the sex scene sequence that could have been if stars Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone and Martha MacIsaac had stuck to the script.

Fortunately they didn’t, or we never would have had my personal favorite line from the 2007 movie, “I’m going to give you the best blow j ever.” Maybe it’s just that I’ve seen this film way too many times, but I’m sort of happy that the changes made to the “Superbad” script took place. The table read shows that the scenes between Evan and Becca were supposed to have been very different, and honestly were more depressing than awkward.

It’s a sign of a good movie when watching a table read for a scene as hilarious as this is just as funny five years after it came out as it was when I saw it in theaters. Plus, it’s nice to be able to see the other actors’ responses to hearing their cast members’ scenes. Unsurprisingly, it’s Christopher Mintz-Plasse‘s McLovin (or Fogell to those of you who want to get specific) who sends everyone at the table into fits of giggles. Glad to see I’m not alone in that reaction.

Here’s Cera and MacIsaac’s sex scene in the movie:

And here’s the classic McLovin sex scene:

Did you find this table read to be more or less funny than the actual scene in the movie? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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