*uncensored* Andy Kaufman and Jerry Lawler on Letterman Full (1982)

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Robin mowbray : One of the mist well executed hoaxes in entertainment ever.

Brian Gilmore : That was a great piece.Andy Kaufman was a very misunderstood comedian.His jokes were awesome.And you never knew what he was gonna do..As for Lawler A great pro wrestler .nuff said

Jesse James L : Lawler:when Andy was born his father wanted a boy and his mother wanted a girl and they were both satisfied...classic..😆😆

Tony : After 36 years, last week I found out that this was acting, I like it even more, thank you Jerry Lawler for going along with this. Amazing acting .

Samuel Spade : Both of them never drop character

EXPLISIT HIPHOP : Love how Kaufman plays bad guy in wrestling yet plays good guy innocent man on Letterman like he was the victim.. haha

john ayres : It's time to put Andy Kaufman in the WWE Hall of Fame.

Barry Lab : How is Pete Rose in the WWE HOF and not Kaufman? This was the most talked about wrestling event of its time....before Hulkamania

Jermaine Martinez-Perez : Andy cuts better promos then roman

J D : 10:33 That's called protecting kayfabe.

Jeffrey Lasky : The greatest wrestling ‘work’ of all time! Awesome!

Johnny TheGiant1 : "He appears to be twice your weight. And he's better looking." LOL

TheHoffy59 : and Kaufman isn't in the WWE Hall of Fame? He was one of the first.

Robert bishop : The Kaufman /Lawler feud, angle was classic wrestling. Andy got it all the way. He would have made an incredible heel manager because like Piper he knew how to absolutely anger a crowd. Other than when David Schultz slapped the reporter this,was the 2nd loudest slap heard around the world. Andy told Lawler to slap him to continue the feud.

Private Equity Manager : one of the greatest hoaxes ever perpetrated.

Glenn Martin : I saw this when it happened! It looked so real! Andy was amazing. RIP Buddy!.

James Lane : Wow it that was FAKE that's damn good acting

EXPLISIT HIPHOP : Lawler won some of that crowd .

Scott Manning : I think jim cary nailed him in that movie

EXPLISIT HIPHOP : This.. the Andre stuff.. proves Letterman was better then LENO.. What does Leno have against this ? What can he say is better then this segment? Find me the best LENO segment and lets compare it to this classic ...

kevin baker : "I ..uhhhh….. I think you can say SOME of those words on tv. What you can't do is throw coffee. I have said it over and over again...." CLASSIC !!! Back when Letterman was funny and did not fall into the liberal trap of being a political mouthpiece of the left like all late night hosts of today. RIP a classic piece of TV Americana.

Marc E : This was pure genius

SanDMan : This was not planned. In Lawler’s book he talks about this. He said he just did it out of nowhere and Andy was shocked and pissed at the time for real, but he went along with it.

Hey Yo : So here’s the question what was the better work? This or the Montreal screw job???

culwin : Thanks for the upload, Ben Affleck! You were the only good part of Batman v. Superman, by the way.

Phenom Enol : back in 82, I was a die hard wrestling fan & full aware of the "kayfabe" aspect, well educated for a young-un, and man when this aired live on Letterman I thought it was 100% real! Laughter, by far the best wrestling hoax of all time, even beating out the Montreal screw job.

Michael Mckagan : Why can't today's wrestling be like this? Lol

Sherry Kelley : That smack was very stiff

John Smith : "When Andy was born his father wanted a boy and his mother wanted a girl and they were both satisfied." That could be said for every Democrat on the planet today too.

Floyd Wright : The greatest comedy and wrestler and late nite host and Memphis is the greatest wrestling outfit

Jim Ehrlich : This was wrestling gold back then. They both sold it so well and perfect..

Anthony Campos : Jerry and Andy should've gotten an Oscar. They played this so well.

IRA FRIED : Having been taped in New York and this being the first time I have seen this, I never realized that Lawler got booed and Kaufman cheered. The two admitted later that this was staged.

Danny Snitzky : The absolute best troll of all time. Longmont Potion Castle is number 2.

Gleep Wurp : Yeah it was staged, but Jerry still smacked the taste of out his mouth.

Gabriel 1 : Brilliant

Avery Hatchett : This was like K-fed and John cena in the early 80

I am Bread : I hope wwe plays this at kayfabe class cuz this is how its done

Smith Love : still waiting no lady luck

Dan Bertucci : Lawler was funnier than Kaufman.

WRQ Nine : I'll say one thing for Kaufman, If this was real he certainly didn't hide behind a huge presence of corporate monkeys. I don't think when Lawler got into this, he realized the necessity of the fan's complicity. I think on one level it was real, Kaufman was sort of forcing the hand of pro wrestling using Lawler's career as leverage. They probably met when Kaufman was wrestling women. Lawler's not a fool, but he got fooled into being on the wrong side in public. A lot of the stuff Letterman did had a bit of a sadistic edge to it, especially in the early years. Blame it on the times if you want, it's all soup to me and I don't miss it. The animus was real, the violence was real (if half hearted), and the fear was real. This is what is meant by world view, it's just a modern name for bigotry. I would apply that term to both sides here, to a degree.

Joe Masters : I don't care if this was staged - still funny as hell. Andy Kaufman made ppl laugh & pissed off so many others at the same time XD

MIchael Lamb : I love the part where Andy got slapped by the King.😆

Edgehead10075 : Letterman used to have hair.

ktat01 : No wonder the whole demographic of people over 50 think we actually went to the moon... if people believed this was real... holy shit.

ChucksterOLove : One of the best trolljobs in the history of ever! Totally realistic and I actually thought this was real when I first saw it... 😆😆😆

EXPLISIT HIPHOP : This was live.. 1 take... easy to diss wrestling.. try and do something like this in 1 take and make it convincing...

zerkzy842 : Lawler is ‘twice as big’ as Kaufman? yeah right..

Karemaker : It was an act but I guarantee you that slap was real and hurt like hell. Andy probably had to talk a reluctant Lawler into REALLY giving him a full force smack. Remember what happened to Stossel? Lol.

sandinyourshoes : I love it! "Latka" from Taxi deserved that pile-driver! He thought he could take on Jer? Even Hit Man could barely do it! Best of all, the stupid coo-coo bird censorship was removed!