Seth Meyers Explains to Seth MacFarlane Why People Resent Him

  • Published on Sep 8, 2017
  • Seth MacFarlane talks about his hour-long sci-fi comedic drama The Orville and his album In Full Swing.
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Comments • 743

  • David Hay
    David Hay Day ago

    comedy sci fi hasnt been attempted??/ Red Dwarf !!! have been doing it for years. Galaxy Quest led the way for sci fi comedy movies

  • precognation
    precognation Day ago

    Kill yourself you fucking asshole ...... ah ha ha ha......

  • D Ferrise
    D Ferrise 6 days ago

    SETH MACFARLAND IS DADDY. WHAT I WOULD DO WITH AN ENTIRE NIGHT WITH THAT MAN. He would probably need some pain killers, alcohol or drug of choice, Gatorade to replace allllll of that good stuff, and a wheelchair because he probably wouldn’t walk right for at least a day or two...and hey while we’re at it make it 2 wheelchairs one of each of us.

  • Mohamed Kandil
    Mohamed Kandil 9 days ago

    2 seths

  • Saher Imran
    Saher Imran 13 days ago +1

    Wish i hadnt read the comments alongside watching the video (was tryna find the movie's name) now his thigh slapping is realllly becoming apparent.

  • lili4990
    lili4990 15 days ago

    He is the perfect line between charm and duche-baggery

  • J C
    J C 16 days ago

    It’s hilarious how he acts like it’s not a rip off of Star Trek. And doesn’t even mention Star Trek. I bet they tell him not to bring up Star Trek when he talks about it.
    Also it’s better than Star Trek discovery.

  • soloseraphim Heartsong

    I have known of Norm McDonald since he was on SNL. I have never gotten the appeal. There are so many much funnier people.

  • Nicholas Faith
    Nicholas Faith 19 days ago

    While it's a little more serious, Farscape was an hour long sci-fi/comedic

  • мєяlιαн
    мєяlιαн 20 days ago

    Can someone count how many times Seth slaps his thigh?

  • C Jetski
    C Jetski 22 days ago +1

    ill watch anything with seth in it

  • Chris Davies
    Chris Davies 24 days ago

    When he says "hour-long", of course, what he means is "43 minutes". The other 17 minutes is advertising, which is why you'd have to be retarded to watch television. This is a great show - but watching it on TV? Ha! The very idea is hilarious.

  • transsexual hermaphrodite antifa he-she dyke

    Seth is a legend. Extremely talented guy.

    SPARKY SINN 25 days ago +1

    Seth imagines he is slamming a judges gavel onto his leg.

    SPARKY SINN 25 days ago +1

    My dad slaps the table all the time when he speaks. Seth slaps his leg all the time. I wonder what that is about?
    Like slamming a judges gavel? IDK

  • Mike Sullivan
    Mike Sullivan Month ago

    If you wanna get real drunk, drink every time someone in this comment section mentions he slaps his leg a lot

  • purujit parashar
    purujit parashar Month ago

    The show is really good. The Orville that is.

  • JiZz2Xtreme
    JiZz2Xtreme Month ago

    Both Seth's are way too forced.. They're funny but not that funny to b in the spot light.. you know they sacrificed a child or two to be where they are now

  • sisyphus9787
    sisyphus9787 Month ago

    Seth is ignoring the show Red Dwarf, a sci-fi comedy that was first aired in 1989 on the BBC, that has 12(?) seasons under its belt.

  • Tomb Stoned
    Tomb Stoned Month ago

    Guy probably walking around with a limp after this.

  • Sayak Das
    Sayak Das 2 months ago

    Don't kid yourself, Seth. Under the veneer of comedy, we all know it's a love letter to the Star Trek: The Next Generation and we love it.

  • Pense Bête
    Pense Bête 2 months ago +2

    His true voice sounds like Brian

  • JxxC19
    JxxC19 2 months ago +1

    I respect Seth a lot. He’s resilient, hardworking, talented, down to earth, and stays in his own lane. His success speaks volumes and he’s unbothered by haters.

  • mary hershelman
    mary hershelman 2 months ago

    Seths Speaks....anyone?

  • lazy plays guitar
    lazy plays guitar 2 months ago

    you close you eyes and it's brian Griffin

  • Lupo A. Janelli
    Lupo A. Janelli 3 months ago

    Is al the thigh slapping morse code for "HELP ME OUTTA HERE - I DONT KNOW WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT"?

  • Ghost Killa
    Ghost Killa 3 months ago +1

    He’s he only guest on any talk show that actually drinks the water they give the guests lmao

    B3NNIBEATS 3 months ago

    He obviously never heard of firefly.

  • igotapochahontas
    igotapochahontas 3 months ago

    So he ripped off firefly basically

  • Demon guinea pig studios

    So red dwarf isnt a thing

  • Jill Gonzales
    Jill Gonzales 3 months ago +1

    He could spank me anytime vs. His own thigh bwahahaha...he's so talented it's ridiculous

  • Sujay Raj
    Sujay Raj 3 months ago

    I am here just to hear Brian talking.

  • Efemral
    Efemral 4 months ago

    Comedy Sci-Fi has been a huge hit many times! Red Dwarf is one of my favs of all time.

  • Mr Buchanan
    Mr Buchanan 4 months ago

    he's pretty arrogant .. or at least gives off arrogant vibes

  • Gracie B.
    Gracie B. 4 months ago

    "Buffy" was funny, and yet was also a drama and sci-fi/fantasy. "The Magician's" on the Syfy channel is brilliant in it's mastery of combining all those elements. Not sure that it is really that unusual, but the new show is very good.

  • Lorinda
    Lorinda 4 months ago +2

    Love The Orville!!!

  • gooberweevil
    gooberweevil 4 months ago

    Star Trek style comedy....
    check out Hyperdrive from UK (2006-07).

  • Bill Paxton
    Bill Paxton 4 months ago

    He's got a bad Harvard Stammer.

  • Nathan Smith
    Nathan Smith 4 months ago

    He is 100% drinking some kind of booze out of that mug (check out his interview with James Corden where he doesn't hide it in a mug for reference)

  • Marijn Tak
    Marijn Tak 5 months ago

    I like Seth McFarlane for his dark yet silly random humour... him remaking star-trek episodes verbatim with some overdone sitcom tropes slapped on top makes me irrationally angry however... It's lazy and painful. I would actually be fine with well done star-trek remakes, but the dumb jokes just come off as tone-deaf self-inserts.

  • El Khatib El Khatib
    El Khatib El Khatib 5 months ago

    Seth is not jews woodey alin

  • Nayops 18
    Nayops 18 5 months ago +1

    I'm triggered how I just discover this vid smh lol

  • dave williams
    dave williams 5 months ago

    I struggled to watch the first couple of episodes of The Orville. I'd sooner get a root canal from a proctologist than watch one more minute of that boring tripe.

  • Duarte Mata
    Duarte Mata 5 months ago

    MacFarlane seems so genuine and humble.
    Ps- count how many times he slaps his leg xD

  • nature288549 vlogs
    nature288549 vlogs 5 months ago

    He slapped his thigh 15 times in the first 1 minute 30 ahah

  • fufv fufvv
    fufv fufvv 5 months ago

    Two useless douchbags.

  • Hachiman
    Hachiman 5 months ago

    4:45 Thank me later

  • A Haunter
    A Haunter 6 months ago

    haahaha i just visualize brian the dog talking in my head, when seth is talking in human form. its too funny tbh.
    if he tryed talking to me irl i dont think i could stop lauging

  • A Haunter
    A Haunter 6 months ago


  • José Carlos Moreno Mendoza

    I love you Seth

  • Landon Letterman
    Landon Letterman 6 months ago

    I want a smash cut of all the times Seth slaps his leg at the end of a sentence or statement

  • Melanie Stewart
    Melanie Stewart 6 months ago

    I hope to one day see a late night show hosted by Seth and Rachel MacFarlane. Making jokes, hosting great celebrities, house music in the style of Sinatra.

  • NextWorldVR
    NextWorldVR 6 months ago

    I can say, from this videos future, Orville turned out perfect! I don't have favorite shows in this day and age, I haven't since the 90's. Orville is my favorite show. *I watch every episode on a 50 foot curved screen in VR!*

  • Nida Lloyd
    Nida Lloyd 7 months ago

    I tried watching The Orville, and found the pilot tedious. Another show trying too hard.

  • Princess Nugget
    Princess Nugget 7 months ago

    So is he just intentionally ignoring the more than 50 years of doctor who? The original one hour long sci if comedy.

  • george474747
    george474747 7 months ago

    I wonder whether Seth's seen Red Dwarf. A lot of the show concept he's describing sounds the same as that cult British hit of the '90s.

  • Tickety Blue
    Tickety Blue 7 months ago

    So talented it makes me sick. Lol

  • Joshua Hauser
    Joshua Hauser 7 months ago

    Seth Macfarlane is incredible. He's a genius who knows it and doesn't care what anyone else thinks. He's also such a normal nice guy.

  • Henry Grishashvili
    Henry Grishashvili 7 months ago

    Road House!

  • Grace Gonzalez
    Grace Gonzalez 7 months ago

    I think futurama combined comedy and sci-fi for tv episodes first, right?

  • Thomas Hughes
    Thomas Hughes 8 months ago

    Has he never seen Red Dwarf?

  • Ty Cobb
    Ty Cobb 8 months ago

    5:14 MacFarlane is lying . . . John Steward was pissed about a joke he made

  • Edward Harley
    Edward Harley 8 months ago

    I hated his space show. Orville was stupid and boring and not funny. The public agreed,
    and so did the network.

  • Sarah Bauman
    Sarah Bauman 8 months ago

    Oh heavens, Seth MacFarlane is one sexy man.

  • HI Media
    HI Media 8 months ago

    I want to have sex with Seth MacFarlane's voice

  • Dj Gamez
    Dj Gamez 8 months ago

    "we're trying something new here"
    "it's something that really hasn't been attempted"
    Ever heard of Hitchiker's guide to the Galaxy or Futurama, a show that aired on your network?
    pretentious POS

  • Steverino
    Steverino 8 months ago

    He can write and he can sing, but I wouldn't say he can act. :)

  • ViralTaco
    ViralTaco 8 months ago

    So nice to see a funny guy on this show.

  • charger 98
    charger 98 9 months ago

    Seth MacFarlane isn’t as much of a creator as he is an admirer of creations. He’s a performer, not an innovator. His writers, directors, and music crew are the creators of shows and music that are like such that already exist, which is all he wants.

  • Zoe Hardy
    Zoe Hardy 9 months ago

    Orville is amazing!!! Everyone should watch it 😁

  • Andrew Parsonson
    Andrew Parsonson 9 months ago

    Am I the only one who hated that he kept slapping his leg???

  • kcbh24
    kcbh24 9 months ago

    He doesn't seem like too much of an asshole here. I might like him, now.

  • Isabel H
    Isabel H 9 months ago

    Mate... he’s literally just ripped off Red Dwarf. Nothing new about sci-fi comedy here.

  • private9173
    private9173 9 months ago

    Not been tried before? Watch Red Dwarf

  • Masteraster
    Masteraster 9 months ago

    Next, Seth Rogan asks Seth Meyers to explain to Seth McFarlane why people name their kids Seth.

  • Vinícius Simeoni
    Vinícius Simeoni 9 months ago

    It's because he is a asshole...

  • Christopher Barber
    Christopher Barber 9 months ago


  • Yellowblanka
    Yellowblanka 10 months ago

    On one hand, I enjoy Family Guy (at least the earlier seasons)/American Dad/the Orville etc. and appreciate the nerdy cutaways/references, and the fact that Seth is fairly nerdy, but after Family Guy became popular he slowly started to become (or seemingly become) more and more douchey. If you look at old interviews from around season 1-3, you can really see how much his demeanor has changed.

  • Eric Wilsey
    Eric Wilsey 10 months ago

    It's not your typical Family Guy regurgitated material without a story.

  • Pixel_Geist
    Pixel_Geist 10 months ago

    yes nothing says outer space comedy like deadpool

  • Wa M
    Wa M 10 months ago


  • Louis Martin
    Louis Martin 10 months ago

    Misleading title

  • tom servo
    tom servo 10 months ago

    ok i love seth but he says he is the first to try legit scifi comedy......FIREFLY. ok done. seth rules

  • Sulanis
    Sulanis 10 months ago

    I've seen the Orville and its amazing. its going to be great as it moves forward.

  • Farhan Kamdar
    Farhan Kamdar 10 months ago

    Seth MacFarland’s hair reminds me of the iPhone X notch

  • E Land
    E Land 10 months ago

    love the show!

  • miathapapaya
    miathapapaya 10 months ago

    Hes constantly smacking his thigh and it makes me tense, i dont know why?

  • gumdokim
    gumdokim 10 months ago

    For 11 yrs or so i've had a crush on Seth Macfarlane, so if you see this, 'notice me senpai'.

  • Gubutu Gubutu
    Gubutu Gubutu 10 months ago

    must not be aware of firefly.

  • Ghost 7
    Ghost 7 10 months ago

    Seth your not bigger than your cartoons- patrice oneal

  • Lori Burnip
    Lori Burnip 10 months ago

    Anyone else REALLY want to know what Cary Elwes letter to Peter Griffin said?!

  • Daniel Javaux
    Daniel Javaux 10 months ago

    @1:20 and you realize he’s not drinking nothing

  • Prehistoric Matt
    Prehistoric Matt 10 months ago

    I just wish every planet was not just fucking, earth, Colorado, over and over again.

  • Gadget Underscore
    Gadget Underscore 11 months ago


  • GetZ
    GetZ 11 months ago

    lol this guy sounds like that dog from american dad

  • pisswobble
    pisswobble 11 months ago

    He sounds a bit like that dog off family guy

  • Georgia Stergiadis
    Georgia Stergiadis 11 months ago +2

    I quite enjoyed watching "The Orville". I managed to watch the entire series in three days!

  • rasnac
    rasnac 11 months ago +2

    l still can't believe this douchebag got to nail Khaleesi. :-\

  • Electro Duck
    Electro Duck Year ago

    Yeahh, I don't think that's why...

  • Mike Plymell
    Mike Plymell Year ago

    I love Family Guy, but hearing Seth talk about his wildly original writing process of ripping off Star Trek is like hearing Brian gloat about "Faster Than the Speed of Love."