Tom Hanks And Stephen Argue Christmas Tree Technique

  • Published on Dec 13, 2017
  • 'The Post' star Tom Hanks and Stephen debate the proper decorative approaches to a Christmas tree.
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Comments • 958

  • Король лев Production

    I swear to God. If something happens to Tom Hanks...I mean, why can't he live forever😪. But all I can hope for, that it won't come so soon...

  • Maura Hagarty-Bannon
    Maura Hagarty-Bannon 20 days ago

    What would our conversation today be if those who've taken an oath to defend our Constitution revered it as much as these two lovely men?

  • Dan Witzke
    Dan Witzke Month ago

    "If you don't understand the beauty of a symmetrically designed Christmas tree, get off my show."
    Tom Hanks.

  • us and them
    us and them 2 months ago

    Christmas? When Christ was born --> And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. Luke 2:8 KJB
    Shepherds were NOT in the field on Dec 25th because it gets quite cold in Israel. Remember, Peter warmed his hands by the fire in APRIL.
    On Dec 25th the sheep had been shorn and were in pens for mutual warmth. Catholics invented the lie of 'christmas' Roman Catholicism is Satan's masterpiece of deception.

  • Oscar Jimenez
    Oscar Jimenez 2 months ago

    Dad looks like The Punisher

  • Otaku Human
    Otaku Human 3 months ago +1

    Tom hanks, the only man in the world with classic-modern swag.

  • Higgs Boson
    Higgs Boson 5 months ago

    You HAVE to colour coordinate lights and decorations!

  • Red Sonja
    Red Sonja 6 months ago

    Tom has his fathers lips, eyes, and gaze.

  • Cheryl Sibson
    Cheryl Sibson 7 months ago

    yeah, I was thinking Magna Carta then they said it almost in uni-sense the constitution, and although Tom Hanks Dad would never be teased for his eyebrows, which is a good thing!

  • ReSa Chase
    ReSa Chase 7 months ago

    Your #pedo

  • Pat Doyle
    Pat Doyle 7 months ago

    Tom Hanks wife sounds like mine - except that mine was so anal about it she sucked all the fun out of Christmas. I think her mother had delusions of being Martha Stewart, and my wife was always trying to live up to that. In my family, the only thing the adults did decorating the tree was to string the lights and get them working - whatever lights we had. And then we kids went to town with the ornaments, toxic tinsel, and whatever else seemed to work. It was big fun. I am sure our tree often looked like a Vegas whore, but then, they can be fun too! And my mom was a consummate baker and made awesome Christmas cookies - the best of which we never had. She would let us "help" while she crafted little baked artworks to send to relatives, and we mostly got whatever we made from her dough. She would paint sugar cookies with icings of many colors - Santas with their red suits with white trim and chocolate boots, while I might make a green and yellow Santa with icing meant for Christmas tree cookies and stars. She would make perfect, uniform chocolate chip cookies and my brothers and I would compete to try to make the biggest or smallest cookie and often throw in raisins, or M&Ms or try to top them with Hershey kisses. Needless to say, our efforts tended to be less than optimal - but we had fun.

  • willow works 1314
    willow works 1314 7 months ago


    NOURA A 7 months ago

    He got the worst introductions to his guests.

  • Gwen Gayhart
    Gwen Gayhart 7 months ago

    Hahahaha...same send-up my parents go through every single year for the past 52!

  • dsthorp
    dsthorp 7 months ago

    You do have the best band on TV.

  • Lana Kahl
    Lana Kahl 7 months ago

    I learned the preamble from School House Rock! Hey,it worked for me!!😁

  • Kathy D
    Kathy D 7 months ago

    Who could possibly not be in awe of Tom Hanks? From the 70s show he starred in, where he had to dress like a woman so he could live in the apartment that didn't rent to men. From thst cheesy sitcom, to the outstanding performances he has given for us, including: Forrest Gump, Philadelphia (Tom played the part of a gay man that is infected with AIDS, the voice of Woody in all the "Toy Story" movies, and "Saving Private Ryan". Tom Hanks is a national treasure❤

  • D. Mills
    D. Mills 7 months ago

    If you think tinsel, colored lights and flashing is gaudy, this year I bought a used, prelit fake tree. No instructions. Quite lovely but when I hit the “on” button it didn’t just light up, it began to ROTATE. WTH?! My house looked like a Barney’s window 😆

  • Arabella Davis/Tried &True.

    Random Fact: Tom Hanks collects typewriters. :)

  • Rose Bottom
    Rose Bottom 7 months ago

    Found a Wynton Marsalis record that has Jon Batiste on it!

  • Carmela Szymanski
    Carmela Szymanski 7 months ago

    Strands of Lead.. childhood..

  • EnviroArtiste86
    EnviroArtiste86 7 months ago

    i had to memorize the preamble in the 90's for school. thanks to school house rock i still remember it to this day

  • Lora Z
    Lora Z 7 months ago

    This is the wholesomeness we NEED

  • gaetan legrand
    gaetan legrand 7 months ago

    love it ........Tom and Stephen are just the best ....and soo smart

  • Oliver D
    Oliver D 7 months ago

    why did they have to ruin the spirit with that racist reading saying the rights are guaranteed for "ourselves and our posterity". sounds like trump-talk to me. just because illegals are not your posterity they can't get guaranteed rights? evil.

  • YF M
    YF M 7 months ago

    Did anyone notice that was a mugshot of Tom Hanks dad?

  • Terri Kukla
    Terri Kukla 7 months ago

    Steve and Tom 2020..imagine how
    great that would be..

  • schlossBOSS
    schlossBOSS 7 months ago

    What song are they playing?!?

  • JoAnne Markov
    JoAnne Markov 8 months ago

    I needed this today. It’s legitimately my favorite thing on the internet.

  • OhNoNotFrank
    OhNoNotFrank 8 months ago

    Rachel Maddow as Tom Hanks?!

  • john kindon
    john kindon 8 months ago +1

    Tom hanks is a world icon period.

  • Igor Schmidlapp
    Igor Schmidlapp 8 months ago +1

    Ah, yes... I remember good ol' toxic metal tinsel.... it had weight, so it hung better on the tree, looking more like ice...
    My 7th grade history teacher made us memorize and recite the Preamble of the Constitution... I can STILL recite it, 50 years later... and with each year, it gains more meaning...

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 7 months ago

      Igor Schmidlapp
      When it was announced that lead-based icicles were going to be pulled from the market, my mother went to pretty much every store in Santa Clara County and bought them out. We used only blue lights.

  • Atlanta Movers
    Atlanta Movers 8 months ago

    These guys are the could have sworn are brothers

  • Marilyn Newman
    Marilyn Newman 8 months ago

    I required glasses at 7. I find a lot of my eye sight problem is allergy. I used to have like 6 prescriptions for the time of year & weather. I still have a few.

  • Robert Graybeard
    Robert Graybeard 8 months ago +1

    "They have medicine for that now" R O F L

  • wendy pan
    wendy pan 8 months ago

    "Absolutely, sir!" T. Hanks! :D

  • Mike Stevens
    Mike Stevens 8 months ago

    people people . set of white lights for her , second set of colored flashers for after hours , or to signal guests . add two power strips .

  • Losaiko Go Blue
    Losaiko Go Blue 8 months ago +1

    People like Tom Hanks keeps families together and know the true meaning of Christmas, OCD meds w/Egg Nog & Brandy......

  • Ewa Soloducha
    Ewa Soloducha 8 months ago +1


  • Al Loomis
    Al Loomis 8 months ago

    except, it was not the people. it was j madison, and his purpose was to make sure the people never spent the taxes of the rich. it was adopted by the legislatures of the states, nothing democratic there. except in one, where the people were asked, by referendum. it failed, as so it should.

  • Naomi Curtis
    Naomi Curtis 8 months ago

    Great timing Tom, with bulb color!

  • Shannon Wiggins
    Shannon Wiggins 8 months ago +1

    That was a lovely Constitution-off

  • Shannon Wiggins
    Shannon Wiggins 8 months ago

    You start from the bottom so it plugs into the right place. Also, the trick with modern tinsel is to loosely hold it and gently drag it over branches so that it catches and drapes properly. This method takes forever to do right, though, so I still always end up with some rat's nests. Not that I've done it since getting cats...

  • Kelly Hudson
    Kelly Hudson 8 months ago


  • Carretta Elettra
    Carretta Elettra 8 months ago

    ismHanks wearing a class ring on his ring finger? That bling is distracting:)

  • funkdoob80
    funkdoob80 8 months ago


  • alf4reals
    alf4reals 8 months ago

    Who knew Tom Hanks' dad is The Punisher?!

  • Smartzenegger
    Smartzenegger 8 months ago

    T.Hanks man!

  • Khasab
    Khasab 8 months ago

    I'm with stephen on the xmas tree light question

  • 3070Gordo
    3070Gordo 8 months ago

    This was so charming. Love these two guys.

  • Pauly Shore
    Pauly Shore 8 months ago +1

    I used to floss w/ tinsel for fun when I was a kid. My eyesight isn't so good these days either.

  • chinarace
    chinarace 9 months ago

    I figure Colbert covers for a pedophile like hanks why?
    Colbert is a bitch ( most likely a pedophile) for the vampire globalist.

  • Asi Boy
    Asi Boy 10 months ago

    Tom's hand.

  • sabo
    sabo 10 months ago +1


  • Ngọc han chung
    Ngọc han chung 10 months ago

    my super star

  • Grenada Spice
    Grenada Spice 10 months ago +1

    I love Tom Hanks!

  • K Lu
    K Lu 10 months ago +1

    Tom hanks always puts on a good performance. Suppose that's why he's so successful.

  • leeluv96
    leeluv96 11 months ago

    7:25 we totally had to learn this in school. 📖

  • User1978K
    User1978K 11 months ago +1

    Two classiest gentlemen ever!

  • Catherine Louise
    Catherine Louise 11 months ago

    Omg I LOVE Tom!!

  • PerthTowne
    PerthTowne 11 months ago

    Wow! Tom Hanks and Stephen Colbert can recite (almost) the preamble to the US Constitution. I'm impressed! Good for them!

  • Nile Duart
    Nile Duart 11 months ago

    His dad looks sort of Japanese. Has Tom Hanks been Asian this whole time and I just never noticed?

  • John Gilmore
    John Gilmore 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks is no longer my favorite actor now, He's not as humble as he used to be. This clip shows him as very full of himself

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 7 months ago

      John Gilmore
      Oh for crying out loud, he’s a national icon-and there is such a thing as false modesty, which can be most unbecoming.

  • imrickjamesbeeoch
    imrickjamesbeeoch 11 months ago

    Colbert sucks at interviews. He missed Hanks' Superman reference.

  • Lynn Turman
    Lynn Turman Year ago

    My dad, in the 70s, went through a phase where he liked to drop acid & one year our tree was psychedelic. I still have nightmares.

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 7 months ago

      Lynn Turman
      More details are requested, please. Psychedelic how?

  • itsmyonly option
    itsmyonly option Year ago

    I love tom hanks

  • Marie Jan
    Marie Jan Year ago

    I gotta find Bubba.

  • jo-jo volkswagen
    jo-jo volkswagen Year ago

    If I were a boy the song from Beyoncé is very tricky and make him feel something ..? Or he doesn't feel anything at all ?

  • jo-jo volkswagen
    jo-jo volkswagen Year ago

    That is why sing you singing on the stage and the people like me admire you so much and wish to shake hand or touch your hand so much , deep down inside u are so afraid to touch my hand am I right because I am the refrigerator that didn't put the ground line to the ground yet ...that is why u feel that tinkering.....right?

  • Casterfo Kyrell
    Casterfo Kyrell Year ago

    Mac DeMarco is the SHIT

  • Jesse Warner
    Jesse Warner Year ago

    This interview is hilarious! 😂😂😂

  • cosmic
    cosmic Year ago

    Omg mac’s random appearance ❤️ the best

  • Queen D
    Queen D Year ago

    I agree with Tom 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Saradactal Mama
    Saradactal Mama Year ago

    I'm so anal about the xmas tree...I decorate it them the kids put their ornaments on it and sometimes I move theirs for symmetry lol

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 7 months ago

      Saradactal Mama
      When I was growing up, my mother would flip out if we got two ornaments in the same color family too close to each other.

  • zephyra
    zephyra Year ago

    mac demarco