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Oscar Hosts' Most Memorable Moments

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In 1974, just as co-host David Niven was introducing the Best Picture presenter, a naked man streaked across the stage behind him. The debonair Niven took it in stride, quipping, “Isn’t it fascinating to think that the only laugh that that man will ever get in his life is by stripping off and showing his shortcomings.” It brought the house down.
In 1974, just as co-host David Niven was introducing the Best Picture presenter, a naked man streaked across the stage behind him. The debonair Niven took it in stride, quipping, “Isn’t it fascinating to think that the only laugh that that man will ever get in his life is by stripping off and showing his shortcomings.” It brought the house down.

The Oscars are basically predictable. We know they are going to give away certain awards. What makes the shows entertaining are fun hosts.

Here are some of the better moments involving the best and worst moments involving hosts, such as how actor David Niven dealt with a streaker.

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