Most Oscar speeches are well-prepared, clean soundbites. Tell them you're honored to be chosen from a field of deserving nominees, name check the producer, your co-star, and get the hell out of there. Over the years at the Academy Awards, this method has proven the wisest course of action.
When actors no longer have writers to fill their mouths with words and they go off script during acceptance speeches, things get strange. The Oscar podium has been home to outlandish scenes over the years: political grandstanding, ballooning egos, and even one-armed push-ups.
Though it's hard to upstage last year's Best Picture catastrophe, in the midst of the #MeToo movement, a polarizing President against an incredibly left-leaning Hollywood, and (despite strides such as Get Out's multiple recognitions) a still generally #OscarsSoWhite, there's bound to be something worth tuning in for.
While we desperately hope for an on-stage meltdown that we can view as GIFs come Monday morning, we'd like to thank the Academy for the 25 Weirdest Oscar Speeches of All Time.