Dance Battle with the Stranger Things Kids


-♪ “Tonight Show Dance Battle,”
yeah ♪ -Now, here is
the Dance Move Generator. You’re gonna take turns
hitting this button, which will randomly select
a never-before-seen dance move. Whoever’s turn it is has to
make up a dance for that move, and the best dancer wins. Finn, since you’re the closest,
why don’t you go first? Let’s just start
the Dance Move Generator. Here we go.
[ Beeping ] I feel like yours is gonna be
a performance piece. [ Laughter ]
-It’s gonna be like birds. -Yeah, okay, yeah, birds. [ Beeps ]
[ Laughter ] -Toastin’ Waffles.
-Toast — Toast — Oh, it does say —
Toasty Waffles — -[ Chuckling ] What?
-Toastin’ Waffles. -Toast and waffles.
-Toast — -Toast and waffles. -You want to do toast
and waffles? -Like you’re toasting them.
-It’s the same thing. -Okay, good. All right.
So this is — Finn is doing Toastin’ Waffles. Roots, can he get a beat? [ Up-tempo music plays ] [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] [ Finale plays ]
Wow, fantastic. Very performance artist.
[ Laughs ] As he walked out…
-Whoo! -Very — That’s how you make
toast and waffles in the morning?
[ Laughter ] I just love that you — I like that you yawned,
climbed out of bed, and there was like two
thawed-out waffles on your… -There was two waffles.
-Already there. -“I put them out last night.”
-Did he toast them? I just saw him, like,
do the “Macarena.” -Yeah,
he was doing the “Macarena,” then he ate a sandwich.
[ Laughter ] All right, here we go.
It’s Gaten’s turn. Let’s start
the Dance Move Generator. [ Beeping ] -[ Speaking indistinctly ] [ Beeps ] -Flashlight
With A Mind Of Its Own. -[ Laughing ] What?
-How do you do that? -So, Flashlight
With A Mind Of Its Own. Gaten.
Roots, give him a beat. -1, 2!
[ Mid-tempo music plays ] ♪♪ [ Laughter ] [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ [ Finale plays ]
[ Cheers and applause ] -Oh, my God.
That was awesome! Fantastic!
-Yes, that was so good. -That is fantastic!
Oh, now — now the game — They’re —
Everyone’s upping their game. Noah, try and top that.
-I’m worried. -Let’s start the Generator here. [ Beeping ]
-[ Speaking indistinctly ] [ Laughter ] -When do I press it?
-Whenever you’re ready. I mean, you can let this go
for 25 minutes if you want to. I mean,
it’s getting a little annoying. [ Beeping continues ] [ Beeps ] Trying To Fix An ’80s TV.
-’80s TV. -Do you know what a television
looked like in the ’80s? -Oh, no.
[ Laughter ] -[ Chuckles ]
This is so sad. -It was, like, boxy.
-Yeah, so, it was boxy, yeah. -You remember —
like, on set — on set. -It was a big box,
and it was, like, wooden, and it had two switches. -Yeah, exactly like that.
-It was wider than that. -Exactly like that.
-Like that. -To fix it,
you’d have to either bang on it or put a screwdriver in it…
-Okay. -…or something like that.
-Yeah. And they had channels
that you could turn, and that’s how you’d know
that it was broken. Okay.
-I — All right. -This is so sad.
I really feel old. [ Laughter ] Welcome back to Grandpa’s
“Tonight Show,” everybody. [ Laughter ] Trying To Fix An ’80s TV. All right, here’s Noah —
Trying To Fix An ’80s TV. Roots! [ Mid-tempo music plays ] ♪♪ [ Laughter ]
[ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ Stop! Hey, hey! That’s — My TV’s — Hey!
[ Finale plays ] Get up. Noah!
[ Laughter ] -Oh, my God.
-You just — It’s not plugged in.
It’s just not plugged in. That’s all you got to do.
Just plug it in. Get out of here.
-That’s it?! -Get out of here. That’s all you got to do
is plug the thing in. -What? It wasn’t plugged in
the whole time. -It was unplugged.
Caleb. -Classic rookie mistake. -Caleb, let’s see
if you can top that, okay? Let’s start
the Dance Move Generator. -Okay.
[ Beeping ] [ Speaking indistinctly ] [ Beeps ]
-That did not work out. -There you go.
[ Laughter ] -Oh, my gosh.
I was trying to be cool. -No, it’s all right.
No, it’s all right. Breaking Through The Goo. That’s The Upside Down —
that little, like, portal thing. That gloppy —
-Oh! -The sticky, sticky stuff.
-Remember — the show? -Oh. Oh!
-Like the little gate thing. -Oh, yeah.
-You got this. -Yeah, the show.
-The show on Netflix. -“Stranger Things.” -Breaking Through The Goo.
Roots! [ Mid-tempo music plays ] ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ [ Finale plays ]
[ Cheers and applause ] -[ Laughs ]
There you are. [ Laughs ]
-Oh. -That was actually a good — he messed it all around, see?
-Oh. -Now — Now you’re rethinking
Toastin’ Waffles. Yeah, I know what’s up.
[ Laughter ] All right, now, listen —
listen, you guys. Come on down here.
Caleb, Noah, Gaten, Finn, you’re all clearly amazing
[British accent] dancers. -What? Dancers?
-[ British accent ] Dancers. -Why even compete
against each other when we can do
one more dance together? -One more?
-Together. -Together.
-Together? -Let’s do this.
-[ Normal voice ] Yeah. [ Cheers and applause ]
I’m gonna join you. I want to join you
for the last dance. -Let’s do it! -I actually have an idea
for this one. This is called
“The Upside Get Down.” [ Laughter ]
-Ooh! [ Cheers and applause ]
-Let’s — Roots, can I have some, like,
a little music so I can talk to the guys
for a second? [ Drum roll ] -You — It’s —
-Huddle, huddle, huddle, huddle. -Huddle, huddle, huddle up.
-Huddle. -Maybe, we’ll do — we’ll do — like, move our feet
like that first. -Yeah, this.
-“The Breakfast Club.” -Bass guitar. -And then
we’ll do the bass guitar. -Yes, yes, yes. Okay.
-Ah, okay. ♪♪ -Which way? Which way?
-I don’t know. -That way first.
-This way. -This way.
-All right, ready, Roots? Give us —
Oh, forgot the best part. ♪♪ -Wait, which way do we… [ Laughter ] [ Cheers and applause ]
-Yeah! [ Cheers and applause continue ] -Ready?
-1, 2! [ Up-tempo music plays ] [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ ♪♪ -That’s all the time we have
for “Tonight Show Dance Battle.” My thanks
to Finn, Gaten, Noah, Caleb! Season 2 of “Stranger Things”
is available now on Netflix. Stick around.
We’ll be right back with World Series Champion
José Altuve! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪

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