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Ranking The Oscar Hosts: The Importance of Not Being Franco

From Seth MacFarlane to Steve Martin, we list the Oscar hosts of the last 25 years from worst to best

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11. Eddie Murphy (never)

He bailed right before the 2012 ceremony, which means he deprived us of the joy of watching him bail during the ceremony. I mean, he's the guy who got nominated for Best Supporting Actor, came unglued when he didn't win, and so walked out in the middle of the show. It would have been a blast to see him stomp off the Oscars. ("Wait, they didn't nominate me for Sound Mixing?") But alas, he threw his I'm-outta-here tantrum with a couple months notice, giving them time to call Billy Crystal again. Yeah, thanks for that, Eddie.

 

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