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23 Must-See Moments From The 2021 Golden Globes In Case You, Ya Know, Forgot To Watch Them

Laughter! Tears! Jason Sudeikis giving us huge tired dad energy!!!

1. While much of the ceremony itself was virtual, celebs still stepped out onto the red carpet to show off their looks:

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2. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted from opposite coasts — with Tina in New York City and Amy in Los Angeles — but were still together in spirit:

When you want to stay safe, but you still miss your bestie. #GoldenGlobes

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3. And they positively RIPPED the Golden Globes and the HFPA a new one in their opening monologue:

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4. And, of course, made fun of Emily in Paris because — well, yeah:

Tina and Amy on stage with the caption: "French Exit is what I did after watching the first episode of Emily in Paris"
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5. Daniel Kaluuya took home the first big award of the night for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah...

Laura Dern looks on as Daniel makes his acceptance speech via Zoom
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6. ...And they almost accidentally cut him off before his speech even started because his mic was muted:

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Basically all of us working from home, am I right?!

7. John Boyega won for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series for his role in Small Axe and showed off his at-home red carpet wear:

John lifts his leg to show off his shoes
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Business on the top, party on the bottom.

8. Jason Sudeikis won for Best Actor in a TV Series — Musical or Comedy for his role in Ted Lasso, and gave us all huge tired-dad-stuck-supervising-a-slumber-party energy...

Jason rocks a tye-dye hoodie during the Golden Globes
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9. ...and his speech went on for so long that Don Cheadle actually started to give him the "wrap it up" motion, as only a true friend would:

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10. In an adorable segment about halfway through the show, La'Ron Hines asked kids questions about award shows, and their answers to the question "Who is Chadwick Boseman?" made the internet sob:

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11. Schitt's Creek won for Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy, and Dan Levy served looks (and eyebrows) in his monochrome yellow get-up:

12. Norman Lear was honored with the Carol Burnett Award for his decades of groundbreaking work in television...

Normas sitting on a sofa and wearing a tie with multicolored hearts printed on it and his signature hat
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13. ...and tired-dad-stuck-supervising-a-slumber-party was all of us after finding out that this man is ALMOST 99 YEARS OLD:

Jason Sudeikis saying “he’s 99? wow” during Norman Lear’s speech

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Drop the skincare routine, Norman!

14. Minari won for Best Motion Picture — Foreign Language, but the director's daughter stole the show, excitedly telling the audience, "I prayed!":

The director's daughter hugging him
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15. Jane Fonda was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and gave a powerful, riveting speech:

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16. Jodie Foster won for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in The Mauritanian, but her wife and dog won for Best Supporting Support System:

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17. Andra Day won for Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama for her role in The United States vs. Billie Holiday, and her and her family's reactions were precious:

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18. Rosamund Pike won for Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for her work in I Care a Lot and was genuinely shaken to her core:

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19. Chadwick Boseman was posthumously honored with Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama for his role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and his wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, gave a moving speech:

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20. Sacha Baron Cohen won for Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for his role in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, and looked VERY handsome while doing so...

Sacha giving his speech as his wife, actor Isla Fisher, smiles at him
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21. ....and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm ALSO took home Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy, with Sacha taking the time to hilariously call out Rudy Giuliani:

Sascha says, "This movie couldn't have been done without my co-star, a fresh new talent who came from nowhere and turned out to be a comedy genius...Rudy Giuliani"
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22. Chloé Zhao made history as only the second woman EVER to win Best Director at the Golden Globes for her work on Nomadland...

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23. ...and Nomadland ALSO took home Best Picture — Drama!

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So, there ya have it! You're officially all caught up, and you can check out even more of our 2021 Golden Globes coverage here!

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