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Acting For Two

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OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:

Our next game is about actors who play multiple roles in the same movie. Did you know that Danny DeVito played both leading roles in the movie "Twins?"

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: Most people think it's Arnold Schwarzenegger. But it's really DeVito on an apple box with a wig.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: So I'll play a clip of an actor performing opposite themself. You just tell us what TV show or movie it's from. And the points are double.

SAM JAFFE: What?

EISENBERG: Sam, stay in the lead, and you're in the final round. Karen, you need to get more points, or you have to watch my college film where I play myself, my mother and my lover.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: It's called "Myself, My Mother And My Lover."

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: It's 200 minutes long, and it's all one take.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: Your first clip features Hayley Mills.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "THE PARENT TRAP")

HAYLEY MILLS: (As Sharon) Don't you find it peculiar that we both look so much alike and have the same birthday? It's just one of those things, isn't it?

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Karen.

KAREN CHEE: "The Parent Trap."

EISENBERG: That is right. "The Parent Trap."

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: We went for the 1961 version, not - which is the original version - not the 1998 remake with Lindsay Lohan. This clip is of Armie Hammer.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "THE SOCIAL NETWORK")

ARMIE HAMMER: (As Cameron) Cameron Winklevoss - W-I-N-K-L-E-V-O-S-S. Cameron spelled the usual way.

(As Tyler) Tyler Winklevoss. Tyler spelled the usual way, and my last name is the same as my brother's.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Karen.

CHEE: "The Social Network."

EISENBERG: That is correct. Yeah.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: That's the Facebook movie. Armie Hammer. I wish there were two of him.

CHEE: (Laughter).

EISENBERG: In this clip we'll hear from Tatiana Maslany.

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "ORPHAN BLACK")

TATIANA MASLANY: (As Cosima Niehaus) You just broke the first rule of clone club.

(As Sarah Manning) What, never tell anyone about clone club?

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Sam.

JAFFE: "Spring Breakers."

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: That's a interesting pull.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: Karen, can you steal?

CHEE: I'm afraid I can't.

EISENBERG: Anyone out there know? "Orphan Black." That's "Orphan Black."

JAFFE: Oh.

CHEE: Oh. Too scary for me.

JAFFE: I'll stick with "Spring Breakers."

CHEE: Yeah.

EISENBERG: Me too. Me too. "Spring Breakers" is really more my speed, by the way.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: Here's Eddie Murphy playing an entire family in a 1996 movie.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "THE NUTTY PROFESSOR")

EDDIE MURPHY: (As Papa Klump) I would like to volunteer to take this old bird out of her misery.

(As Mama Klump) Cletus, don't you dare say something like that about mama.

(As Grandma Klump) You ain't got to protect me from Cletus. Come on, Cletus. Come on.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Sam.

JAFFE: "Nutty Professor."

EISENBERG: Yeah. That's right. "The Nutty Professor."

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: What Nicolas Cage movie is this from?

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "ADAPTATION")

NICOLAS CAGE: (As Donald) I pitched my screenplay to mom.

(As Charlie) Don't say pitched.

(As Donald) Sorry. Anyway, she said it was "Silence Of The Lambs" meets "Psycho."

(As Charlie) Yeah, well, maybe you guys could collaborate. I hear mom's really good with structure.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Sam.

JAFFE: "Adaptation."

EISENBERG: That's correct.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: Finally, here's Lisa Kudrow.

LISA KUDROW: (As Phoebe) So what's new with you?

(As Ursula) Nothing. I mean, I'm getting married next week.

(As Phoebe) What?

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

EISENBERG: Karen.

CHEE: "Friends."

EISENBERG: That is correct. Yeah.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: That's Phoebe's meaner twin Ursula. All right. That was a great game. And guess what? Karen, you are moving on to our final round.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: Coming up, we'll find out who will face off against Karen in our final round. And I'll talk to Dascha Polanco. She's actually the fifth cast member from "Orange Is The New Black" to be on our show. So I'll ask her all the same questions I asked the other cast members. And later, we'll edit all the interviews together in a "Rashomon"-style examination of truth and unreliable memories.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: I'm Ophira Eisenberg, and this is ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR.

(APPLAUSE)

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