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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Recreates 'David After Dentist' For Jimmy Kimmel Live

03/07/2014 03:53 pm 15:53:28

Earlier this week we highlighted an excellent spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live that had A-list actors and actresses recreate iconic viral videos in an absolutely unique fashion.

Now we get to see a behind the scenes moment showing one of those actors, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, absolutely nail his performance of "David After Dentist" in this video above.

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