The Oscars hosting gig is, as The Hollywood Reporter notes, one of the toughest in showbusiness. But while that publication praised Seth MacFarlane's performance, it was pretty much a lone voice among the reviews of last night's Academy Awards host.

Deadline Hollywoods' Nikki Finke led the pack, calling the "lame" and "self-indulgent" MacFarlane "The Worst Oscar Host Ever. I can’t think of anyone who even comes close."

"Even the Academy Awards audience is now embarrassed for Seth," she 'live snarked'. "That half-smile plastered on George Clooney’s face is hiding what he’s really thinking: that MacFarlane needs to walk off the stage for the good of the show now. It’s like all the air has been sucked out of the Oscars. What a disaster."

USA Today's Robert Bianco also accused MacFarlane of being "awash with self-indulgence", saying that he "used the awards to audition for his own variety show".

And while he admitted that the 'Family Guy' creator "threw everything he had at it... radiated charm, if not cool" and "did manage to land a fair number of [his jokes]," Bianco noted that: "What MacFarlane seemed to forget was that the job at hand involved more than just performing... One longed for him to drop the meta-jokes about the fear that he'd be an inappropriate host and get on with the job of actually hosting."

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The Wrap, meanwhile, compared MacFarlane - unfavourably - with Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

"The worst thing I can say about this year's Oscar opening? This was originally supposed to be a list of Seth MacFarlane's best jokes," said The Wrap in a review headlined 'Oh Wow, This Is a Mess'. "He delivered the Oscars producers pretty much exactly what they signed up for, because it felt an awfully lot like a 'Family Guy' episode - a few jokes, some "zany" pop culture references, some music, and a gay-panic joke."

Over on The Guardian's live blog, critic Xan Brooks noted that MacFarlane started off "jumpy, nervous, almost apologetic, and takes a few moments to hit his stride." And despite a few successful jokes, Brooks writes, "a crack about Rihanna and Chris Brown prompts a mass intake of breath and another one about Mel Gibson sparks a similar response".

MacFarlane's 'edgy' one-liners didn't impress Twitter, either - with tweeters accusing the host of being sexist, flat, cringeworthy and narcissistic.

Still, never mind, Seth. There was one tweeter who loved you. And guess who that was?


Piers Morgan
Love - crowd groaning, gasping, roaring... perfect host.

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  • Adele, Paul Epworth

    Singer Adele, left, and musician/producer Paul Epworth accept the award for best original song for "Skyfall" from "Skyfall" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele, Paul Epworth

    Singer Adele, left, and musician/producer Paul Epworth accept the award for best original song for "Skyfall" from "Skyfall" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele

    Singer Adele accepts the award for best music - original song for "Skyfall," from the film "Skyfall," during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Anne Hathaway, Christopher Plummer

    Actor Christopher Plummer, right, presents the award for best actress in a supporting role to Anne Hathaway for "Les Miserables" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Sandra Bullock

    Actress Sandra Bullock presents an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • William Goldenberg, Sandra Bullock

    Actress Sandra Bullock, right, presents the award for best film editing to William Goldenberg for "Argo" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Daniel Radcliffe, Kristen Stewart

    Actors Daniel Radcliffe, left, and Kristen Stewart present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Rick Carter

    Rick Carter accepts the award for best production design for "Lincoln" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Russell Crowe

    Actor Russell Crowe, from the cast of "Les Miserables," performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas

    Actors Jane Fonda, right, and Michael Douglas present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Ang Lee

    Ang Lee accepts the award for best directing for "Life of Pi" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Actress Jennifer Lawrence stumbles as she walks on stage to accept the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Quentin Tarantino, Charlize Theron

    Actress Charlize Theron, left, presents the award for best writing - original screenplay to Quentin Tarantino for "Django Unchained" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Karen Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

    Karen Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper, right, congratulate Jennifer Lawrence after she was announced as the winner of the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Jennifer Lawrence accepts the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the award for best actor in a leading role for "Lincoln" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the award for best actor in a leading role for "Lincoln" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the award for best actor in a leading role for "Lincoln" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Jennifer Lawrence accepts the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • George Clooney

    Actor George Clooney speaks on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Actress/singer Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is the late composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Actress/singer Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is the late composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Actress/singer Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele, Paul Epworth

    Singer Adele, left, and musician/producer Paul Epworth accept the award for best original song for "Skyfall" from "Skyfall" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Norah Jones

    Singer Norah Jones performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Actress/singer Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is the late composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Charlize Theron, Dustin Hoffman

    Actors Charlize Theron, left, and Dustin Hoffman present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson

    Andy Nelson, left, and Mark Paterson accept the award for best sound mixing for "Les Miserables" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Daniel Radcliffe, Kristen Stewart

    Actors Daniel Radcliffe, left, and Kristen Stewart present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway

    Actors Hugh Jackman, left, and Anne Hathaway, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne, Anne Hathaway

    From left, actors Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne and Anne Hathaway, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • George Clooney

    Actor George Clooney speaks on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Mark Wahlberg

    Actor Mark Wahlberg speaks on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway

    Actors Hugh Jackman, front, and Anne Hathaway, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Norah Jones

    Singer Norah Jones performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele

    Singer Adele accepts the award for best music - original song for "Skyfall," from the film "Skyfall," during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Actress/singer Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is the late composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele

    Singer Adele accepts the award for best original song for "Skyfall" from the film "Skyfall" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Adele

    Singer Adele accepts the award for best original song for "Skyfall" from the film "Skyfall" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino accepts the award for best original screenplay for "Django Unchained" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino accepts the award for best original screenplay for "Django Unchained" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino accepts the award for best writing - original screenplay for "Django Unchained" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand performs "Memories" for the In Memoriam tribute during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas

    Actors Jane Fonda, right, and Michael Douglas present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Chris Terrio

    Chris Terrio accepts the award for best writing - adapted screenplay for "Argo" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino accepts the award for best original screenplay for "Django Unchained" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Russell Crowe

    From left, actors Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Russell Crowe, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Russell Crowe

    From left, actors Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Russell Crowe, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Russell Crowe

    From left, actors Aaron Tveit, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Russell Crowe, from the cast of "Les Miserables," perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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  • US-OSCARS-SHOW

    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and actor Daniel Radcliffe dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and actor Daniel Radcliffe dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage as actors and dancers perform around him during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • US-OSCARS-SHOW

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • US-OSCARS-SHOW

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and actor Daniel Radcliffe dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and actor Daniel Radcliffe dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane opens the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Actress Kristin Chenoweth and host Seth MacFarlane sing onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Channing Tatum, host Seth MacFarlane and actress Charlize Theron dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and actor Daniel Radcliffe dance onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane performs onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane performs onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 85th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Radcliffe

    Actors, from left, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Radcliffe

    From third left, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Radcliffe

    From second left, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane peforms during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane performs onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane, Kristin Chenoweth

    Host Seth MacFarlane, right, and actress Kristin Chenoweth perform a song dedicated to the "losers" during the finale of the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane stands backstage at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane backstage at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane, Kristin Chenoweth

    Host Seth MacFarlane, right, and actress Kristin Chenoweth perform a song dedicated to the "losers" during the finale of the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Seth MacFarlane

    Host Seth MacFarlane speaks on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Radcliffe

    From second left, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Radcliffe

    From second left, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane backstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane backstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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    Host Seth MacFarlane can be seen on the official poster announcing the upcoming Academy Awards show February 20, 2013 in Hollywood California. The Oscars will be handed out at the 85th annual Academy Awards show in Hollywood on February 24. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Host Seth MacFarlane backstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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    Ron MacFarlane, father of Seth MacFarlane(2ndL), his wife Xiao Xiang, Seth's sister Rachael MacFarlane (2ndR) and an unknown man arrive on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)