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VIDEO: Liam Neeson sucks at improv

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On last night's premiere of Life's Too Short, the new sitcom from Ricky Gervais, an unlikely comedian came to the surface.

As the star of the intentionally unfunny Schindler's List and the unintentionally hilarious Taken (remember that bit where he outruns a speeding car?)', Liam Neeson isn't known for his sense of humour. But in this closing scene, he managed to provide some serious, "my stomach is starting to hurt" laughter.

In the video below, Neeson plays himself as he expresses his desire to move into stand-up comedy to a bemused Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. He then proceeds to showcase his improv "skills", which highlight a worrying obsession with AIDS...

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