Andy, this has to stop. Our house
isn't a television station. There
is not a camera in that wall.
Andy glances over at the wall. Hmm.
(trying to cope)
Son... listen to me. It isn't
healthy. You should be outside,
But I've got a sports show.
Championship wrestling, at five.
(he blows his top)
You know that's not what I meant!
Look, I'm gonna put my foot down!
No more playing alone. You wanna
perform, you GOTTA have an audience!
(he points at the
B-but I have them.
No! That is NOT an audience! That
is PLASTER! An audience is people
made of flesh! They -- live and
breathe! Got it?!
Andy thinks, considering his options. Then, he nods.
dutifully sits there, deadpan.
(as KIDDIE SHOW
And now, boys and girls! It's time
for... TV Fun House!
(he makes an
Hi, everybody! Are you ready for a
singalong? I'll say the animal, and
you make his sound! Okay...? Okay!
(he starts to SING)
"Oh, the cow goes........."
Carol stares, unblinking. Then --
(he smiles, pleased)
"And the dog goes......"
"And the cat says......"
Man on the Moon (1999)
Synopsis: Jim Carrey stars as the late Andy Kaufman, who was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies or challenging women to inter-gender wrestling matches, he specialized in creating performances so real that even his close friends were never sure where the truth lay.