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  • I always say our show is lucky

  • to have the greatest band in late night,

  • The Roots right there from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!

  • But it isn't always fun and games.

  • From time to time, we put The Roots to the test.

  • So we went online and asked people

  • if anyone wanted The Roots to write a song about them

  • on the spot, and we picked three random fans

  • who are here with us today.

  • It is time for virtual "Freestyling With The Roots."

  • -♪ Time to freestyle

  • With The

  • ♪ R-o-o-o-o-oots

  • ♪ R-o-o-o-o-oots

  • -Ah. Whew.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • You'll get there one day, guys.

  • Roots, you guys ready to do this?

  • -Yes. -All right.

  • Let's get our first fan up here! Here we go.

  • Hello. What is your name? -Hey, Jimmy.

  • It's great to talk to you. My name is Joel.

  • -Hey, Joel. Thank you for being here tonight.

  • Where are you right now, Joel?

  • -I am in Highland Park, Illinois.

  • -Highland Park, Illinois.

  • Where is that by? Do I know it?

  • -It's about 45 minutes north of Chicago, right on Lake Michigan.

  • -There you go.

  • Joel, it's January. The holidays are over.

  • People are getting back to work.

  • What is the worst job you ever had?

  • -Oh, I did door-to-door sales, selling energy.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Selling -- You sold energy?

  • -Yeah, like, electricity.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -I don't quite understand. But was it successful?

  • -Oh, no. I quit immediately.

  • I'm pretty sure it was a pyramid scheme.

  • -It's like, "Hi. Do you have electricity?"

  • "Yeah." "All right, bye. Take care."

  • What was your worst memory from that job?

  • -Oh, I got yelled at all the time.

  • People called me all sorts of names,

  • and I had to just go to their neighbor and knock on the door.

  • -Oh, my gosh.

  • Ah. Well, thank gosh you don't have to that anymore.

  • Oh, my goodness. I would go back --

  • Let's find the address and go back and --

  • You know what? We won't even yell.

  • We'll just give them positive energy back.

  • [ Laughter ] Guys, we have Joel.

  • His worst job ever, he was a door-to-door salesman.

  • He sold energy. [ Laughs ]

  • His worst memory from that job --

  • these losers that would yell at him

  • and then slam the door, and he had to go to the neighbors

  • and try to sell energy to them, as well.

  • Roots for this first one, since Barry Gibb is the man

  • and we love that guy.

  • He has a new album,

  • and there's a new Bee Gees documentary on HBO.

  • Can we do something with a Bee Gees type of vibe?

  • -Yeah.

  • ♪♪

  • Yeah, my name is Joel, and I come from Highland Park

  • It's in Illinois by Chicago

  • Door-to-door making energy sales

  • Was the worst job that I ever had

  • They yelled at me on the job

  • And didn't even turn the knob

  • And the manager was a big old snob

  • As I recall, his name was Rob

  • There was a budget, and everybody love it

  • But I hated the job, I hated the job

  • ♪ I was on a budget, and, no, I didn't love it

  • ♪ 'Cause I hated the job, I hated the j-o-o-ob

  • -♪ Ahh, ahh, ahhhhh

  • -Dang! Dang!

  • You know that's the bar. That's the scream they want.

  • Joel, thank you so much for being here, buddy.

  • I appreciate it. -Thank you so much.

  • -Let's get another fan on here.

  • Hello. What is your name?

  • -Hi! My name is Chartisia.

  • -Chartisia. Oh, nice name. Chartisia.

  • -Thank you. -I never heard of Chartisia.

  • Chartisia, where are you right now?

  • -I'm in Ventura, California.

  • -Ah-ha! California. Very good.

  • Chartisia, "Bridgerton" and "The Queen's Gambit"

  • are both huge on Netflix.

  • Everyone's talking about the costumes and the fashion.

  • If you could bring back one fashion trend, what would it be?

  • -Um, parachute pants, because they look comfortable?

  • I've always wanted to try them.

  • -Really? Parachute pants? -Yeah, why not?

  • I mean, we're in our homes, so --

  • -I mean, I was old enough to actually wear them.

  • -Oh. Cool.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Wait. Parachute pants. Like, Hammer pants?

  • Are am I talking about zipper pants?

  • -Oh, no, parachute pants.

  • I'm thinking, like, the nylon,

  • you know, sort of loosely fitting.

  • -Hammer? -Yeah.

  • -Yeah, well, Hammer -- Are we talking Hammer pants?

  • -That's what I pictured.

  • -Oh, okay, okay, cool.

  • Well, I call the Hammer pants, like, a genie pantalones.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -I don't know what the heck is going on.

  • "Genie pantalones."

  • Chartisia, what's the most embarrassing piece

  • of clothing you've ever owned?

  • -A shirt that just says "FASHION."

  • [ Laughter ]

  • And it had, like, poofy shoulders, too.

  • -Call it like it is, man. Why not?

  • It's like, "Hey. Fashion. I love it, man."

  • Guys, we have Chartisia, and a fashion trend

  • she wishes she could bring back is the parachute pants,

  • and the most embarrassing piece of clothing she's ever owned

  • is an actual shirt that said "FASHION."

  • She tells it like it is.

  • For this next one, 24kGoldn's song "Mood"

  • is still at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

  • Can we do something in that type of style?

  • ♪♪

  • ♪♪

  • -♪ Chartisia is back

  • That's the first name, not the last

  • Currently she's chillin' in the pad

  • She's not with her mom and dad

  • Lives in Ventura with her cat

  • That's the reason she ain't in a mask

  • She could bring it back, parachute pants was the jam

  • She be wearing them all on the 'Gram

  • If you wanna know what's wack

  • FASHION shirt, so don't give me that

  • She don't give a damn

  • Freestylin' with The Roots

  • Them and Jimmy Fallon is the dudes

  • When you're in the mood for a groove

  • Freestylin' with The Roots

  • Them and Jimmy Fallon is the dudes

  • When you're in the mood for a groove

  • -Hey!

  • [ Cheers and applause ]

  • I would buy that. I love that song.

  • Chartisia, thank you so much. I love the shades, by the way.

  • -Thanks, Jimmy. Thanks. -Let's do one more.

  • Here we go. Hello. What is your name?

  • -Hi. My name is Megan.

  • -Hi, Megan. Megan, where are you right now?

  • -I'm in Chicago, Illinois.

  • -Oh, my gosh. Dude, you got to call up my friend Joel.

  • He's over in Highland Park.

  • -Yeah, yeah. He's looks great.

  • -If you need energy -- If you energy, he's your guy.

  • -I need a lot of energy, especially during this pandemic.

  • -Megan, everyone's talking about

  • the new season of "The Bachelor."

  • What is a fun fact about yourself

  • that you would add to a dating profile?

  • -Ooh, a fun fact that I would add about myself.

  • I have a cat. Who doesn't love cats?

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -A lot of people. What are you talking about?

  • Famously, a lot of people. "Who doesn't love cats?"

  • -Famously? -I love --

  • That's so funny. All right.

  • Megan, if you could go on a date with any celebrity,

  • who would it be?

  • -Ooh. Honestly, Chris Farley.

  • Do they have to be alive?

  • -No. I guess not. I guess not.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • -Wouldn't you go on a date with Chris Farley?

  • -No, I love that. I love that you want to date Farley.

  • Yeah, yeah. He's awesome. That is so funny.

  • Are you -- That's so funny. I love Chris Farley.

  • Guys, we have our pal Megan,

  • and a fun fact that she would add to a dating profile

  • is that she loves cats -- who doesn't love cats?

  • Except people who are allergic to cats and don't like cats.

  • But that's so funny. -They're just jealous.

  • -If she could go on a date with any celebrity,

  • it would be Chris Farley, which I love.

  • Roots, for this final one,

  • since we're in the middle of the NFL playoffs,

  • can we do something like Queen?

  • Like "We Will Rock You" or some type of --

  • [Imitates deep drum beat]

  • ♪♪

  • -♪ Megan in the room, y'all, I been on a Zoom call

  • Broadcasting from Chicago like Joel

  • And "The Bachelor's" on now, you know she got style

  • Who doesn't love cats? They're on her dating profile

  • She wants to date Chris Farley

  • Farley

  • She wants to date Chris Farley

  • Farley

  • She wants to date Chris Farley

  • -That was great. Thanks to our virtual audience.

  • Thank you to The Roots.

  • We'll be right back with Riz Ahmed.

  • Come on, everybody!

  • -♪ She wants to date Chris Farley, she... ♪

I always say our show is lucky

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/14
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