The 17 Best Soundbites from Oscar Night

From Sandra Bullock's wisecracks to Ben Stiller's Avatar spoof, check out the Academy Awards' most memorable moments (18 Photos)

Jacki Garfinkel on Mar 8, 2010 at 1:30AM

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The 17 Best Soundbites from Oscar Night

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Martin and Baldwin, On the Double

"One of the most enduring entertainers of all time, Mr. Steve Martin." -- Alec Baldwin

"And this is Alec Baldwin." -- Steve Martin

After a silly musical lead-in from good old reliable Neil Patrick Harris, Martin and Baldwin launched into their highly-anticipated cohosting duties, firing off quips about (seemingly) every star within earshot. They joked that Best Director nominee James Cameron (Avatar) was paid $3 million for the three seconds he was seen on the air sitting in the audience, and that anyone who works with Best Actress nominee Meryl Streep wonders, "Can that woman act?" Martin even glanced at the star of The Blind Side and asked, "Who doesn't love Sandra Bullock?" to which Baldwin replied, "We'll find out tonight!"

PLUS: Best and Worst-Dressed at the Oscars!

 

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