Late Night's Best Replacement Ref Jokes
By JACKIE WILLIS
September 26, 2012
The NFL replacement referee controversy is all anyone is talking about, and it certainly makes for great subject matter when it comes to late-night jokes. Here's a roundup of the funniest football referee quips from TV's hilarious hosts.
The Late Show with David Letterman - Top Ten Signs You're a Bad Referee: "No. 9- You won't throw a flag on the field because you'd just have to pick it up."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno- "Those replacement refs have a new slogan, 'Close enough, that's fine!'"
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson- "I traveled from a place where they don't have the NFL. It's a dark place. Do we want that here? Nooo. So let me ask you this NFL, are you ready for some [expletive] football?"
Jimmy Kimmel Live!- Are You Smarter than a Replacement Ref?
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon- "Fans say they're fed up with these phony refs and they want them back where they belong, in the NBA."
Conan- NFL Replacement Ref Highlight Reel
Who do you think has the best replacement ref joke?