It Has Been a Very Long Time Since a Monologue Joke Bombed As Hard As the One Seth Meyers Tried Last Night

It’s hard to believe Seth Meyers’s audience greeted this one specific monologue joke with a wall of icy silence. (It occurs about three and a half minutes in.) That joke had everything! Death, dying moms, failing to reunite with your birth parents after a decades-long search to find them, sadness … the list goes on. But let’s not discount the nervous, uncomfortable laughter, though. That is still technically laughter.

Watch a Seth Meyers Monologue Joke Truly Bomb