Freshly ousted "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien's connection to comic books by way of a certain Cimmerian warrior is rather obvious, but did you know that he also has a thing or two in common with the Incredible Hulk?
Taking a page from Bruce Banner's playbook, Conan demonstrated the ability to turn his redheaded fury into a gamma-irradiated rampage against the executives at NBC that pushed him out of "The Tonight Show," with his sights set firmly on top dog Jeff Zucker and rival host Jay Leno. But both Zucker and Leno had some superpowered secrets of their own...
What... you're not following? Just check out the hilarious animated video making the rounds that frames NBC's late night drama through the lens of a superhero battle.
Honestly, there's nothing like converting a true-to-life public feud into an animated superhero battle royale to really get the point across. Zucker as Captain America and Leno as a shlubby Superman going fist-to-fist with the Incredible Coco really puts things into perspective — just like Marvel's major "Civil War" event, the NBC dilemma is an in-house disaster that is certain to change the network's landscape for months and years to come.
Let's just hope that Conan's Hulk impression doesn't land the funnyman on a foreign planet filled with gladiatorial combat and fierce alien races — although "Planet Conan" does have a certain ring to it.
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