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The 81st Oscars: By the Numbers

Thanks to God   2
Reference to Obama or “Change”   4
Reference to the recession, “tough economic times”   2
Crying   5
Direct cut between Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt   2
“I didn’t expect to win…”   1
Someone trips   0
The orchestra cuts off a speech   1
A speech manages to cut off the orchestra   0
Thanking fellow nominees   2
Host joke bombs   0
A Streaker or other unplanned event   0
Fashion disaster   4
Skinny ties   11
Thanks to mother specifically   2
Nominees not there   2
Heath Ledger wins? (Yes or No)   Yes
“In memoriam” without sincere applause   6
Winners talking directly to their kids at home   2
Thanking agent   3
Male wearing a chromatic colour (not black/grey/white)   1
The most callbacks to a single joke   2
Woman wearing something other than a dress   3
Facial stubble   1

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