Jimmy Fallon Loses It During ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ Reading with Tracy Morgan

by | December 6, 2012 at 10:27 AM | Holiday 2012, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Tracy Morgan and Jimmy Fallon on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (NBC)

Here’s the thing: the fact that Jimmy Fallon has historically been incapable of getting through most sketches without breaking character is actually one of his most endearing qualities.

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Wednesday night was no exception when Fallon and “Late Night” guest Tracy Morgan performed a reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

While Jimmy played it straight, Tracy added a few of his own absurd flourishes to the classic holiday tale. Just about mid-way through Fallon began to crack and eventually broke down into a fit of giggles.

Can you blame him? Imagine trying to stay straight-faced while Tracy Morgan waxes poetic about the virtues of bowling and drinking red wine in a Posturepedic bed.