13 Great Jokes from Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston and the Rest of ‘The Morning Show’ Cast

‘The Morning Show’s incredible ensemble earned its comedic street cred long ago
13 Great Jokes from Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston and the Rest of ‘The Morning Show’ Cast

The world of morning television is more cutthroat than you’d think. If you’ve seen AppleTV+’s The Morning Show, you know this better than most. One of the biggest strengths of the show, though, is its excellent cast. Granted, they’re more than capable of pulling off the dramatic, but their true superpower is how much they’ve been able to make us laugh throughout their careers. 

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Below are some of the best examples of the hilarity that Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston and their Morning Show castmates have brought over the years… 

Billy Crudup in ‘The Ballad of G.I. Joe’

As part of a star-studded song dedicated to G.I. Joe, Crudup portrayed Cobra’s master of disguise, Zartan. We believe people would love the real him deep down.

Greta Lee as Celeste in ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

Lee showed off her charisma as the posh vampire that was actually a vampire poseur familiar on What We Do in the Shadows.

Reese Witherspoon on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Witherspoon shows how terrible and ugh-inducing high school theatre can be.

Mark Duplass as Pete on ‘The League’

Duplass got to yuk it up with various comedic talents on the long-running fantasy football sitcom The League. In fact, unless you’re an indie film nerd, this was likely your first time seeing him in a lead role.

Katie Aselton Discusses New Slang on ‘Conan’

Aselton went on Conan to discuss some euphemisms coined on The League, which she also starred in, educating O’Brien, Andy Richter and Mike Tyson, among others.

Tig Notaro on Shirtless Firemen

Notaro discusses the time her wife called 9-1-1 and how a giant shirtless fireman appeared to carry her to the hospital, giving her a better understanding of why that appeals to heterosexual women.

Hasan Minhaj on Student Loan Debt

Martin Short as Ed Grimley

A favorite recurring character on SNL, Short got big laughs as the very enthusiastic and nerdy Ed Grimley. Hopefully, he’ll get to be on Wheel of Fortune someday.

Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green on ‘Friends’

As one of the leads on one of the most celebrated sitcoms of the 1990s and the most streamed shows in the 2010s, Aniston provided plenty of laughs as Rachel when she wasn’t entangled in a toxic relationship with Ross.

Nestor Carbonell as Batmanuel

In one of the live-action versions of the superhero satire The Tick, Carbonell played the suave superhero Batmanuel. The guy who just loves fondue.

Mindy Kaling on Pirating

“You know those ads that are like ‘Don’t download things illegally,’ etc.? The way they did it was, ‘You wouldn’t steal a purse, would you? You wouldn’t think of stealing a car.’ And I was thinking about it as I was watching it, and I was like, ‘You know what, I would steal a car.’ If it was as easy as touching the car and 30 seconds later, I own the car. I would steal a car if stealing the car meant the person who owned the car got to keep the car.”

Jon Hamm’s John Ham

Saturday Night Live allowed Hamm to advertise the best product for those who need to both eat lunch and take a dump at the same time.

Steve Carell Getting Waxed on ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’

These laughs came with some very real pain.

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