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Flashback Friday: Elaine Stritch's Emmy-Worthy Emmy Acceptance Speech

Does Elaine Stritch have another one of these speeches in store for us this year?

By Los Angeles, New York

The results are in and Broadway legend Elaine Stritch (A Little Night Music) has nabbed herself an eighth Emmy Award nomination for her guest performance on NBC's comedy series "30 Rock."

In the spirit of Emmy season (and for the love of Stritch), we can't help but hearken back to her most epic of all Emmy Award acceptance speeches. In 2004, Stritch won her second Emmy for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety Program for the the HBO broadcast of her one-woman Broadway show Elaine Stritch: At Liberty. And darn, was she excited.

During her speech, she blurts out a few choices profanities, hints that not winning would have sent her spiraling back into alcoholism, and forgets that the number "two" comes after "one." Take a look for yourself and start praying to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences that she wins again.

Tags: Elaine StritchEmmy AwardsEllen DeGeneres30 RockHBOJon StewartBilly Crystalflashback fridayCompanyAt LibertyGeorge LopezA Little Night Music


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