Last Night on CONAN – 12/5/17: Jean-Claude Van Damme | Barkhad Abdi | Dina Hashem

PopCultHQ brings you all the best clips from last night on CONAN!

On Tuesday, December 5th, Conan welcomed
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Barkhad Abdi, and Dina Hashem

Conan On Russia’s Olympic Ban & U.S. Presidential Win:

Conan jokes about Russia, Roy Moore, and terrible Pizza Hut pizza.

More Handwritten Additions To The GOP Tax Bill:

At the eleventh hour, Republicans penciled in an addendum that allows ICE officers
to deport individuals in possession of jalapenos.

Andy’s Holiday Movie Guide:

If you need some time away from the family, a movie is a great option.
Just make sure you actually buy the ticket in case your spouse checks receipts.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Helps Conan Limber Up:

Unbelievably, Conan gets into a full split after only a few minutes of stretching with Jean-Claude Van Damme.

A U.S. Customs Officer Did A Split For Jean-Claude Van Damme:

Jean-Claude was welcomed to America by a very flexible U.S. customs officer.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Is The Perfect Height To Punch Tall Men In The Groin:

Jean-Claude has been known to go for his opponent’s Jean-Claude Van Johnson.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Knows How To Take A Publicity Photo:

No one takes a photo like The Muscles from Brussels.

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s 83-Year-Old Mother Runs His Facebook Page:

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s mother more than doubled his Facebook audience in less than a year.

Barkhad Abdi On The Ubiquity Of “I’m The Captain Now”:

From strangers to airplane pilots, Barkhad is amazed that people
are still interested in his famous line from “Captain Phillips.”

Barkhad Abdi Grew Up On Jean-Claude Van Damme Movies:

Barkhad was brought up on action movies starring the man he just said hello to backstage.

Barkhad Abdi On The Refugee Crisis:

Barkhad and his family were living in war-torn Yemen when they got their U.S. visas through the green card lottery
— a program that Trump has said he wants to end.

Dina Hashem On Growing Up Muslim In New Jersey:

Dina’s dad wants her to be a good Muslim so they can reunite together in heaven,
but he can’t even make the effort to meet up with her in Jersey.


On Wednesday, December 6th, Conan welcomes
Denis Leary, Frankie Shaw, and Khalid Rahmaan

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