Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie

Synopsis: This "alternate film" companion to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) was compiled from dropped sub-plots and alternate takes. While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone continues, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may be.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Adam McKay
Production: DreamWorks SKG
93 min

There are stories,

epic and grand stories

that are forever lost

in the sands of time,

forgotten or changed

by cruel kings

who can hear only the whispers

of these lost legends.

Right there, Scottie.

Take her down.

Still, other tales

become too frightening

for future generations

to impart to their young.

But other stories

are lost to us

because they don't test well

with recruited audiences

or because a movie

is too long

and the story

must be cut for time.

This is one of those tales.

This is the chaff

from the wheat,

the skim from the milk...

the pudding from

the all-you-can-eat lobster buffet,

and the surgeon guy

from Prince & the Revolution.

This is the lost movie

''Wake Up, Ron Burgundy.''

Don't worry, San Diego,

Daddy's here.

Hey, Ron Burgundy!

- You're the best!

- Looking good, San Diego.

I just met Ron Burgundy,

and he gave me a cup!

Hey, Ron Burgundy!

You should do story about me.

You're a riot, Mikos.

Hey, Ron. Bottoms up!

Well, hello, booze.

Peace, brother.

I'm where you're at.

Hey, I like that fanny.

Oh, Mr. Burgundy.

I'm Sue, I'm in the book.

Ron Burgundy

was at the peak of his power

as an anchorman.

I got you, old glory.

Walking tall

and sharing a desk

with his beloved

Veronica Corningstone.

Wait a minute,

who's that handsome devil?

The city of San Diego

now had a king and a queen,

and they ruled with a mighty,

and sometimes sexy hand.

Veronica, however,

had recently been nominated

for a National Excellence

in Broadcasting Award

and was out of town.

For one night only,

it was just Ron and the boys.

So, Champ, did you

get lucky last night?

Oh, no. Last night--

Oh, I stayed home for a while,

drank about six bottles of white wine,

pissed my pants,

so I drove down to Mexico,

and shot some stray dogs.

You know, pretty much

standard Tuesday night.

Hey, you guys...

what is that word?

- ''Because.''

- Bee-cose...

- Because. Because.

- ls that even a word?

All righty, news team, whose drink

needs a freshening up? Anyone?

Helen, I'll have a Beefeater

and tonic, hold the tonic.

Ron, oh...

I know.

I know I'm bad.

I've been a bad boy.

I know, it's silly.

All right, gang, it's almost 6:00.

Let's do what we're paid to do.

Da, da, da.

Unique New York.

Unique New York.

A tarantula enjoys

a fine chewing gum.


Chewing gum, chewing gum.

Snoopy was stabbed by a spear.

The Human Torch

was denied a bank loan.

The arsonist has

oddly-shaped feet.

The arsonist. The arsonist.

Cue it.

Ready, Phil.

We're on in five, four...


It's Channel 4 News at 6:00.

Good evening. I'm Ron Burgundy,

and this is what's happening

in your world tonight.

An international coalition

of countries

has banded together

to investigate and solve

the mystery of the Bigfoot

once and for all.

The conference held

in Munich

included some of the top scientists

from the United States...

Ron Burgundy.

Oh, boy.

If I were only

By that I mean

I'd blow him.

...with some interesting new

and shocking statistics

out of Washington,

here's Brian Fantana

with a report

you won't want to miss.

Tonight, I conclude

my five-part series

on the evils of breast-feeding.

So remember, let's leave

those ho-hos to us big kids, moms.

Well, it looks like it's gonna be

another great weekend.

Here to tell us all about it is

Brick Tamland with the weather. Brick?

Now, it got all the way up to 97

in some of the outlying areas today,

and that, my friend,

is really, really hot.

And I always make

the same plea

every year at this time.

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Will Ferrell

John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights (2006), Step Brothers (2008), The Other Guys (2010) and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), all but one of which he co-wrote with his comedy partner Adam McKay. The two also founded the comedy website Funny or Die in 2007. Other films roles include Elf, Old School (both 2003), Blades of Glory (2007), and the animated films Megamind (2010) and The Lego Movie (2014). more…

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