From the Anne Hathaway-James Franco disaster of 2011 to David Letterman's "Oprah, Uma" joke in 1995, here's a look back at the most memorable hosts in Academy Awards history
The notoriously prickly National Lampoon star was doomed from the very beginning of his 1988 Oscars gig. He sealed his fate the moment he opened his mouth and spoke these words: "Good evening, Hollywood phonies." Chase's fellow stars were not amused, and he was never invited back.
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