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    Conan O'Brian Unearthed A Clip Of Young Scarlett Johansson On His TV Show In 1994


    Everyone's gotta start somewhere, and Scarlett Johansson is no exception.

    Scarlett Johansson looks over her shoulder on the red carpet in 2019

    Let's start from the beginning: On a recent episode of Conan O'Brien's podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, the talk show host revealed that one of Johansson's first acting gigs was on his late-night NBC show in 1994.

    Conan O'Brien sits in a chair with his hand raised in a black suit, red tie, and blue dress shirt

    And to prove he wasn't making it up, O'Brien shared a clip of the appearance to YouTube.

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    In the appearance, a pint-sized Johansson plays a spelling bee champion that's been invited to appear on Late Night With Conan O'Brien to celebrate her victory.

    Johansson in a pink dress at the Oscars in 2011

    Of course, it's a comedy sketch, so not everything goes as expected. Don't worry; I won't spoil the joke — just watch it for yourself.

    Johansson in a silver dress at the Oscars in 2020

    Of course, Johansson appeared on the show as herself several times later in her career — and as Just Jared points out, she actually talked about her brief role as a spelling bee champ when appearing on Late Night in 2003.

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    Conan and Scarlett talk about the sketch roughly a minute into the video.

    Relatedly, Conan's ending the TBS version of his talk show later this month — June 24, to be specific. And who knows? Maybe Scarlett will show up for a final spell-off...anything could happen.

    Johansson in a blue dress at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2020