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ABC News U.S. 2013/09/23 03:27:31
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The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were chock full of hilarity (Merritt Wever’s nine-word acceptance speech anyone?) and poignant moments, but what was your favorite? We chose a few below, but tell us what you think in the poll.

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1. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice: “Take your pants off! Work it!” Poehler screamed at host Neil Patrick Harris at the start of the show. “It might be degrading, but we would be de-grateful! … America wants to see what you’re working with!” Their other words of wisdom? “Twerk it.” Do these two women ever not steal the show?

2. Merritt Wever’s acceptance speech: When Meritt Wever won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, she kept her acceptance speech short and sweet. “Thank you so much,” the “Nurse Jackie” star nervously said. “Um, I gotta go. Bye.” Fans took to Twitter to show their love for the actress, many of whom declared her brief appearance on stage, “the best acceptance speech ever.”

3. Neil Patrick Harris’ song and dance numbers: Harris promised that the Emmys would have its fair share of razzle-dazzle, and he didn’t disappoint. From “Number in the Middle of the Show” to the dance he put together with the best choreography nominees, Harris, a Broadway aficionado himself, certainly added an element of pizazz to the awards show.

4. A standing ovation for Bob Newhart: At 84, TV legend Bob Newhart finally — finally! — won his first Emmy, for his guest-starring role in “The Big Bang Theory.” Though the award was presented before the televised show, when he took the stage with Jim Parsons to present outstanding writing for a variety series, Newhart got a standing ovation, making for one of the most touching moments of the evening.

5. “The Colbert Report” wins at last: Since 2003, Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” has won “Best Variety Show,” but on Sunday, his good friend, Stephen Colbert, came out ahead. “The Colbert Report” not only snapped Stewart’s 10-year streak, but also won Best Writing in a Variety Series. “As I said before, it’s a cliché to say it’s an honor just to be nominated, but it’s more than that. It’s also a lie,” Colbert joked while accepting his second statue. “This is way better.”

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  • moiraregis 2013/09/25 19:00:35
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    moiraregis
    a kind and gentle funnyman, who is also a genius; high time he got acknowledged, although i doubt he worked so long just to win some stupid award--too smart for that!
  • MissAdventure 2013/09/25 14:57:58
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    MissAdventure
    He so deserved that. I can't believe he hasn't won an emmy till now!
  • ♥N A♥ 2013/09/24 16:12:54
    "The Colbert Report" wins at last
    ♥N A♥
  • JudithLi5 2013/09/24 15:48:59
  • Russ Wilkinson 2013/09/24 13:29:11
    Neil Patrick Harris's song and dance numbers
    Russ Wilkinson
    I didn't like the first number he did but to see all that talent on the stage at once for the Choreography category...all I can say is that it's about time that dance got it's due.
  • mzemma 2013/09/24 05:13:17
    Merritt Wever's acceptance speech
    mzemma
    Meritt was fabulous.... short and sweet. I like her on the show too... "Nurse Jackie" she almost steals it.
  • Half-breed 2013/09/24 04:52:06
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Half-breed
    ...and when it was over. Awards shows blow!
  • Not-Your-Destiny 2013/09/24 04:10:46
    Merritt Wever's acceptance speech
    Not-Your-Destiny
    but i loved the dance for the nominations. the boxes were just awesome, the Breaking Bad and American Horror Story ones were my faves
  • Resp Not-You... 2013/09/25 08:34:39
    Resp
    I'm sorry. Neil Patrick Harris really is awful. Even when he was Doogie Howser and hanging out with the pedophiles in Hollywood. I saw him in New York City at a party. He was sitting on his boyfriends lap and had everybody disgusted.
  • Splinter76 2013/09/24 03:24:04
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Splinter76
    Legend.
  • kitkat42 2013/09/24 00:36:57
    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice
    kitkat42
    All of the above were fun moments. It was a decent show this time around. I'm glad Colbert finally got his Emmy.
  • Sanmansr 2013/09/23 23:34:11
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Sanmansr
    Oh Man, That was on last night? Wow with Football and Breaking Bad, WHO HAS TIME???????
  • hasher 2013/09/23 22:57:32
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    hasher
    +2
    i didnt see it but bob newhart deserves a standing ovation its about time he won an award. his quiet wit and humor is amazing. he seems so unassuming. really llike this guy.
  • Lady Winters 2013/09/23 21:20:28
    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice
    Lady Winters
    cute :)
    cute cute
  • TheAsianDiva85 2013/09/23 20:23:47
    Neil Patrick Harris's song and dance numbers
    TheAsianDiva85
    +1
    Neil Patrick Harris's dance and song numbers and Amy Poehler and Tina Fey when they dished out hosting advices to Neil!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Sister Jean 2013/09/23 20:01:47
    Merritt Wever's acceptance speech
    Sister Jean
    +1
    loved it
  • **Bessie** 2013/09/23 18:37:16
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    **Bessie**
    +3


    Love Bob!!
  • Sister ... **Bessie** 2013/09/23 20:02:31
  • CAPISCE 2013/09/23 18:33:24
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    CAPISCE
    +3
    By the way Colbert is boring and predictable.........
  • Ashley 2013/09/23 17:25:50
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Ashley
    +3
    This is great
  • Swany 2013/09/23 15:36:16
    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice
    Swany
  • Sabrina 2013/09/23 15:18:00
    Neil Patrick Harris's song and dance numbers
    Sabrina
    It was just funny :)
  • BarbaraMoreno03 2013/09/23 14:52:01
  • Brian 2013/09/23 14:27:28
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Brian
    +1
    The closing credits were fabulous !!!!!
  • Gloria 2013/09/23 13:42:26
    Neil Patrick Harris's song and dance numbers
    Gloria
    I love it when guys partner guys. Rudolph Nureyev used to do it.
  • Dori 2013/09/23 13:38:04
    Merritt Wever's acceptance speech
    Dori
    +2
    I didn't watch, however saw on the morning news about Merritt's acceptance speech. Oh if only they were all like this. I do adore Bob Newhart and would fully expect this man to get a standing ovation.
  • Tom O'Connor 2013/09/23 13:30:38
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Tom O'Connor
    +4
    Bob Newhart.
  • manfrommars46 2013/09/23 13:17:27
  • Simpattyco 2013/09/23 12:27:16 (edited)
    Merritt Wever's acceptance speech
    Simpattyco
    +1
    very long boring event too much " so called, entertainment riffs that weren't funny, the tributes were awkward and too long ,poorly done
  • Colonel... Simpattyco 2013/09/23 14:08:21
    Colonel Forbin~NTSF~SD~SUV
    +1
    Just what the world has been clamoring for, less entertainment.

    "This is ridiculous. Way too entertaining. We demand to be bored!"

    Sorry, it just kind of cracked me up.
  • Simpattyco Colonel... 2013/09/23 14:10:45
    Simpattyco
    +2
    upon rereading lolol i edited it
  • david abe 2013/09/23 12:22:40
    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice
    david abe
    The Emmy's need rough comic relief!
  • the fuze 2013/09/23 11:15:24
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    the fuze
    +2
    Actually, there wasn't a "not watching it" option, because for me that was my favorite moment. But this choice seemed the better of the lot.
  • Tobi 2013/09/23 11:14:32
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    Tobi
    +2
    The James Gandolfini tribute and Breaking Bad winning Best Drama
  • Sharon 2013/09/23 11:03:16
    "The Colbert Report" wins at last
    Sharon
    +2
    Stephen deserved a win, he's brilliant
  • jmc07806-PWCM-JLA 2013/09/23 10:53:03
    A standing ovation for Bob Newhart
    jmc07806-PWCM-JLA
    +2
    After that the end
  • Lady Nemirstības 2013/09/23 09:33:16
    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey dish out hosting advice
    Lady Nemirstības
    +2
    It was lame
  • Sanmansr Lady Ne... 2013/09/23 23:37:42
    Sanmansr
    +1
    I wish these two losers would just go away!
  • Lady Ne... Sanmansr 2013/09/24 01:21:48
    Lady Nemirstības
    +1
    I agree.
  • rosalind.j.eaton.9 2013/09/23 08:57:17

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