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'Jersey Shore': Jesse Eisenberg and John Lithgow's Secret Audition Tapes (Video)

If the cast is to be replaced, Conan O'Brien has found some ringers.

Jesse Eisenberg and John Lithgow
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Jersey Shore is wrapping up shooting on its Season 5 return to Seaside Heights. So as usual, it's time to start the rumors that MTV is casting for new guidos and guidettes to replace the cast.

VIDEO: 'Jersey Shore's' Snooki and Jimmy Fallon Agree: Mike's a Little Creepy

On Monday’s show, talk host Conan O’Brien had a few applicants who seem really hungry for the gig, which included 30 Minutes or Less actor Jesse Eisenberg, Road Trip’s DJ Qualls, 30 Rock’s Jack McBrayer, as well as 3rd Rock from the Sun and former Dexter baddie, John Lithgow.

The actors didn’t pull any punches (bad pun, we know) and we were impressed by their knowledge of what the producers are probably looking for: Fist pumps, GTL, Italian pride, and a prison record...

Watch the video below.

 

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