Flop: Seth MacFarlane announces Oscar noms, makes Hitler joke

Flop: Seth MacFarlane announces Oscar noms, makes Hitler joke

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“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane announced the Oscar nominations this morning with actress Emma Stone.

I’ll be announcing the Oscar nominees on Jan. 10 at 5 a.m. with Emma Stone.We’ll also be revealing the name of Kanye & Kim’s baby (Zeus).

— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) January 7, 2013

Guy in suit on CNN: Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone were “refreshing”

— Dashiell Bennett (@dashb0t) January 10, 2013

Ah, yes! Hitler “jokes” are so refreshing … when the comedian is an Obama cheerleader!

That’s right; MacFarlane dropped a Hitler line this morning, and the lame joke totally fell flat for many.

“The last time Austria and Germany coproduced something was Hitler so this is much better.” -Seth MacFarlane on nomination of Amour

— Melody (@melodymuses) January 10, 2013

“Hi, I’m Oscars host Seth MacFarlane and this reminds me of the time…[cut to montage of Hanna-Barbera jokes and Hitler references]“

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 10, 2013

I can’t wait to watch Seth MacFarlane give more Hitler jokes at the #oscars

— Chloe Tejada (@CylonChloe) January 10, 2013

I’m sorry, Hitler joke? At #Oscar nominations? Really?

— RAGreeneCNN (@RAGreeneCNN) January 10, 2013

Seth MacFarlane drops first hitler joke at 5:43 am, re “Amour” being co-produced by Germans and Austrians.

— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) January 10, 2013

If there was an Academy Award for “stupidest use of lazy Hitler joke,” Seth MacFarlane would be on track to win it.

— Joseph Hunter (@joesoldout) January 10, 2013

Some were tickled pink by the uber-lame Hitler joke. Weird. We wonder if they were outrageously outraged by Drudge’s headline photo yesterday?

“@here_is_sam: Only Seth MacFarlane gets away with a Hitler joke #Oscars”And Sacha Baron Cohen

— ASHMAN(@AshlyBC) January 10, 2013

Hitler reference by Seth Macfarlane on Oscar nominations telecast has completely made my morning

— Tony Vescio (@zebratape) January 10, 2013

Seth MacFarlane makes Hitler joke during #Oscars nominations. Can’t wait for the show!

— Howard Sherman (@HESherman) January 10, 2013

I am really impressed that @sethmacfarlane was able to successfully work in a Hitler joke into the Oscars nominees announcement.

— Elena Stebakov (@ElenaStebakov) January 10, 2013

I reckon Seth MacFarlane is gonna be a brilliant Oscars host going on that nominations show. He even managed to through a Hitler joke in!

— Josh Irwin (@joshirwin) January 10, 2013

Gotta salute @kristasmith on the essence of the evil genius of @sethmacfarlane: “he was able to make a Hitler joke at 5:30 in the morning”

— jon hafter (@bigsounds) January 10, 2013

Always room for a Hitler joke by @sethmacfarlane at the Oscar nominations.

— Michael Turner (@turnerm) January 10, 2013

Others were not so amused, and panned MacFarlane’s entire performance.

“We’re trying to walk a line” – #Oscars host/nominee @sethmacfarlane, who *did* drop a Hitler joke before 6 am

— jen yamato (@jenyamato) January 10, 2013

We got a Hitler joke. What else do you need? RT@6secondreviews Wow. @sethmacfarlane sort of bombs announcing the #OscarNominations

— KROQ’s Bean (@clydetombaugh) January 10, 2013

seth macfarlane is just the worst

— maura johnston (@maura) January 10, 2013

Emma Stone & Seth MacFarlane – NOT dynamic duo

— PatRCO (@PatRCO) January 10, 2013

Seth MacFarlane’s Oscar nom jokes, to use his old material, are lamer than FDR’s legs.

— Slade Sohmer (@SladeHV) January 10, 2013

When do we as a nation get over our idea that Seth Macfarlane is brilliant?

— Michele Catalano (@inthefade) January 10, 2013

Seth MacFarlane is doing a really good impression of a “Please, take my wife” lounge lizard comedy act. Or, that Bill Murray SNL character.

— Alexander Huls (@alxhuls) January 10, 2013

Seth MacFarlane doesn’t make a living trying to be funny, does he?

— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) January 10, 2013

MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars as well.

It seems snark will rein over the Oscars with Seth MacFarlane as host if that nominations presser is any indication. Hitler jokes? Really?

— Janine Schaults (@jschau2) January 10, 2013

The fact Seth MacFarlane made a Hitler joke during the #OscarNoms gives an interesting preview as to how the Oscars is going to go.

— Leanne Leveaux (@LeanneLeveaux) January 10, 2013

Indeed. Stay tuned!

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