Complaining about “woke” television, he referred to an episode of the serial killer drama in a segment titled: “Numbers don't lie: viewers like woke-free TV.”
He was discussing a storyline in the latest season involving lead character Joe (Badgley) and his baby son, who contracts measles from an unvaccinated family.
In the clip, Arroyo mentions that “in You... measles came up”. Ingraham acts confused and replies: “Wait wait wait, when did I mention measles?”
Arroyo replies: “It was on You,” to which Ingraham says: “What was on me? What are you talking about? I never had the measles.”
When Arroyo tries to point out that a “vaccine episode was on You”, Ingraham, laughing in apparent confusion, says: “We never did a measles and vaccine episode. Is this a joke?”
Arroyo, seemingly growing fustrated, firmly responds: “It was on You!” to which Ingraham says: “Raymond, I’ve never had measles – what are you talking about? Are you stupid?”
Hoping to clear up the matter, Arroyo says: “It was an episode of a show.” When Ingraham asks what the show was called, he bellows: “You! It’s a show called You on Netflix.”
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Ingraham then asks: “There’s a show called Laura Ingraham on Netflix?”
Arroyo eventually gives up, saying: “I can’t explain this to you.”
The video was shared widely on Twitter and TikTok after being broadcast, with many sending up Ingraham for her inability to understand what Arroyo was talking about.
Many have lampooned the hosts, with some branding the gaffe “hilarious” and others calling it “embarrassing”. On Twitter, Arroyo later claimed the segment was “scripted” – although many replied expressing their doubts over this.
Some drew comparisons to the Who’s on First?, the comedy routine made famous by Abbott and Costello, in which Abbott identifies players on a baseball team that are being interpreted as non-responsive answers to Costello’s questons.
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