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Dec 2nd 2012, 11:03
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Every couple of years, one winner at the Emmy's gives us a great acceptance speech that we remember for years and years. What are some of your favorites?

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:05
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I think one of the best acceptance speeches I've seen at the history of the Emmy's was Rue McClanahan's speech when she won for The Golden Girls. I liked that she was able to take her sweet time giving her speech (I believe her speech was almost 3 minutes long). It was funny, energetic, and I believe one of the best of all times.
Dec 2nd 2012, 11:08
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Tina Fey for Best Comedy Lead Actress, Meryl Streep for Angels of America. I'll keep adding more as I remember...
"I don't need to be on top to know I'm worth it, because I'm strong enough to know the truth. I just want it to be hot, because I'm best when I'm in love, and I'm in love with you."
Dec 2nd 2012, 11:26
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Elaine Stritch, 2004:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykhcPEikc3k
"And look at the company I'm in. Just look at it. And I'm so glad none of them won. I'm so glad . . . none of them won! I won! Listen, I can hardly take a compliment. I've got a problem. Tonight be my guest." -- Elaine Stritch (RIP)
Dec 2nd 2012, 12:06
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I loved Sally Field's powerful speech when she won the Emmy for Brothers and Sisters... what a shame Fox cut her off...
TGW
Dec 2nd 2012, 12:10
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Nobody beats Elaine Stritch.

Even though he couldn't have deserved the award less, Jon Cryer's 2009 speech was remarkable. 
2013 Emmys FYC
Amy Poehler, Jane Krakowski, Matthew Perry, Martha Plimpton, Louis CK, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Garret Dillahunt
Dec 2nd 2012, 12:35
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1986 - Betty White
1987 - Rue McClanahan
1988 - Estelle Getty
1988 - Beatrice Arthur

all 4 gave memorable speeches.

For your Emmy Consideration

Drama Series ~ Game of Thrones

Comedy Series ~ Veep  
Dec 2nd 2012, 17:12
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I had forgotten about Elaine Stritch's speech. That was one of the funniest things I had ever seen. "I'm so glad none of them won!" lol
Dec 2nd 2012, 19:31
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I just saw Elaine's speech. It was amazing! "I am so glad that they lost!!! and i won!!"
For your Emmy Consideration

Drama Series ~ Game of Thrones

Comedy Series ~ Veep  
Dec 2nd 2012, 20:25
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So many...it's hard to choose just one.

I have to go with Tina Fey when she won for Lead Actress, and how she admitted her character was very similar to Julia Louis Dreyfuss's and Dreyfuss's faux reaction to that. It was all just perfect. I still watch it from time to time.

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Dec 3rd 2012, 08:08
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I loved S. Epatha Mekerson's speech for Lackawanna Blues! 
Dec 3rd 2012, 09:17
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Paul Giamatti for John Adams.
Dec 3rd 2012, 12:15
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Kristie Alley when she thanked her husband (Parker Stevenson) for "giving her the big one"... a very dirty, yet hilarious speech.


Allison Janney when she won like her 10,000th Emmy, beating Mariska Hargitay and tried (unsuccessfully) to get Harigtay to come on-stage with her.


“In the end, we won’t remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”- Martin Luther King Jr.

Dec 3rd 2012, 12:22
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Sally Field - Brothers and Sisters. Astoundingly good!
Other memorable ones...
Kristen Chenoweth - Emmy
Sandra Oh - Golden Globes
Julianna Marguliues - SAG 2010 for Season 1 of TGW