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Will Ferrell Officially Funniest Man in Universe

MTV is declaring what we already know: the SNL-er turned movie star is a comedic genius.


Even though it's kind of like declaring that the Earth is round, MTV will be naming comedian Will Ferrell a "Comedic Genius" at the 2013 Movie Awards on April 14. He'll be the first-ever recipient of this award, which he is getting "for his incomparable contributions to the world of comedy, including his on-screen portrayals of some of pop culture’s greatest characters." Or, as MTV president Stephen Friedman puts it, “Will Ferrell epitomizes what it means to be a comedic genius, and it’s only fitting that he should be the inaugural recipient of this award.” You won't hear any argument from us, and as a matter of fact, we're going to use this award as an excuse to re-watch some of Mr. Ferrell's funniest moments of all time. (Hopefully these clips will keep you satisfied until Anchorman 2 hits theaters in December.)


SNL: "Celebrity Jeopardy"


What is one of the funniest skits in the show's 37-year history, Alex?

Old School: Frank the Tank goes streaking 

We're guessing he never made it to Bed Bath & Beyond the following day.

Elf: Buddy destroys the "North Pole"

He sure was brave to take on bad Santa Artie Lange.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy: Ron plays the jazz flute

How could Veronica Corningstone possibly resist his charms?

"The Landlord": Pearl comes to collect
The Landlord from Will Ferrell
Will takes on pal Adam McKay's little girl.


The 2013 MTV Movie Awards airs live on Sunday, April 14 at 9pm.

 

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