The veteran comic has hosted the Oscars so many times now, it should be a cake walk, right? Maybe not.
He told David Steinberg that he took a break from doing it because while he liked doing it for most of the time, it encroached on his life too much each year.
"It became months and months of work and after a while it becomes sort of a thankless job. I didn't know what else I could do with it. ... I got burnt out."
Tune in to see if Crystal does wind up dancing with Uggie the dog after all at "The 84th Annual Academy Awards," which air live Sunday February 26 at 7 p.m. EST on ABC.
"Inside Comedy" airs Thursdays at 11 p.m. EST on Showtime.
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