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Demi Moore on the David Letterman Show and Grace Jones on the Russell Harty ShowMovie stars on chat shows can be a pretty tedious affair most of the time. In fact, 99.9% of the time to be exact. What you mainly get is: "blah blah... yeah, so the film's out this Friday", "blah blah... I've wanted to work with (director's name goes here) for ages", "blah blah... kissing scenes aren't as great as they look, you know..." Oh shut up will you.

What we're focussing on below are those wonderful 0.01% occasions when an actor or actress has decided that talking about their new film just isn't enough. No, they need to be drunk or naked or something.

Join us now as we reveal the ten maddest movie star chat show moments ever. And yes, of course the irreplaceable Oliver Reed is in the list (we could have done all ten on him). Enjoy! Demi Moore on the David Letterman Show and Grace Jones on the Russell Harty ShowMovie stars on chat shows can be a pretty tedious affair most of the time. In fact, 99.9% of the time to be exact. What you mainly get is: "blah blah... yeah, so the film's out this Friday", "blah blah... I've wanted to work with (director's name goes here) for ages", "blah blah... kissing scenes aren't as great as they look, you know..." Oh shut up will you.

What we're focussing on below are those wonderful 0.01% occasions when an actor or actress has decided that talking about their new film just isn't enough. No, they need to be drunk or naked or something.

Join us now as we reveal the ten maddest movie star chat show moments ever. And yes, of course the irreplaceable Oliver Reed is in the list (we could have done all ten on him). Enjoy!

10. Oliver Reed on Aspel & Company (1987)
Somebody, somewhere, possibly a researcher or TV producer, made a decision back in 1987 to ensure that Oliver 'no stranger to booze' Reed had a ready supply of alcohol in the green room before his interview with Michael Aspel. Hmmm. The result was utter carnage with a bedraggled Reed doing his own version of The Troggs' Wild One. Sadly, they don't make them like Ollie Reed any more.



9. Demi Moore on The Late Show with David Letterman (1997)
Back in the late 90s, seeing Demi Moore wearing clothes was as rare an occurrence as Haley's Comet passing your house riding a Harley Davidson. On this occasion, Demi was promoting her new movie Striptease and, whaddyaknow, came up with an interesting angle to Letterman's regular Top 10 countdown segment. The result: Well, what do you reckon?



8. Michael Palin and John Cleese on Friday Night, Saturday Morning (1979)

Palin and Cleese take on Christian Malcom Muggeridge and Mervyn Stockwood (the then Bishop of Southwark) in a debate concerning the Pythons' film, The Life Of Brian, which had been banned by many local councils and caused protests throughout the world with accusations that it was blasphemous. It was Cleese that uttered the killer line in this classic TV moment: "Three hundred years ago, if we'd said what we are saying in this film, we would have been burnt at the stake. Now, I'm suggesting that we've made some kind of an advance."



7. Meg Ryan on Michael Parkinson (2003)
Remember this monosyllabic classic? You can bet Michael Parkinson does. Meg Ryan joins the host to promote her film, In The Cut, and, er, says absolutely nothing. Later on she branded Parkinson "a nut" claiming the veteran journalist offended her with his choice of questions and spoke to her in a patronising manor. Sorry, but no one has a go at our beloved Parky!



6. Drew Barrymore on The Late Show with David Letterman (1995)

Not much to say about this one really. Drew Barrymore is a guest on Letterman, discovers it's Dave's birthday and, well, climbs onto his desk and flashes her boobs towards him. Now you don't see Judi Dench doing that, do you?



5. Crispin Glover on The Late Show with David Letterman (1987)

Actor Crispin Glover has always walked hand in hand with Captain Insane if we're honest. And there can be no better advert for his eccentricity than this bizarre appearance on the Letterman show when he blabbers on about something or other and then gives Dave a high kick in the strangest shoes you'll ever see. No wonder Letterman wanders off at the end.



4. Andy Kaufman on The Late Show with David Letterman (1982)
Anybody who's seen the fabulous Man in the Moon (with Jim Carrey playing Kaufman) will know that this incredible chat show moment was actually staged. In it, Kaufman provokes US wrestling legend Jerry Lawler to knock the comic off his chair and create pandemonium in the studio. Staged or not, this was great telly.



3. Joaquin Phoenix on
The Late Show with David Letterman (2009)
Phoenix gives Meg Ryan a run for her money in the monosyllabic stakes in this encounter with the US host last year. The actor seems oblivious to Letterman's barrage of veiled taunts aimed at his beard and chosen musical direction. Letterman's knock-out killer line to Phoenix was this one though: "Joaquin, I'm sorry you couldn't be here tonight".



2. Tom Cruise on The Oprah Winfrey Show (2005)
They'll talk about this moment long after we're all gone. Tom Cruise turns up on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss his new relationship with Katie Holmes and ends up looking like someone was pumping 300 million mega-watts through his body. To understand the true insanity of it, look at Oprah's reaction - she looks genuinely scared.



1. Grace Jones on Russell Harty (1981)

As crazy chat show moments go, this is the mother load. Grace Jones turns on the ever pleasant Russell Harty because she believed he was ignoring her. It's the whack she gives him across the face that makes you see how she got the James Bond baddie gig a few years later.