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2012 Oscars: The Most Tivo-ed moments

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When it came to re-watching memorable moments from last night’s Academy Awards TiVo-ers couldn’t get enough of star pairings on the Oscars stage. The top TiVo-ed moment from the ceremony was, unsurprisingly, when unexpected BFFs (who knew?) Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez presented the Oscars for Best Makeup and Costume Design and viewers pondered whether J.Lo experienced her own dreaded costume malfunction. (The consensus today is that no nip was slipped and the only thing that needed to be censored was a lively acceptance speech from the Best Documentary Feature winners.)

TiVo-ers also couldn’t get enough of watching Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow presenting said award for Best Documentary (pictured). Was it real tension? Was it a riff on Joaquin Phoenix or, more likely, last year’s ubiquitous host James Franco? What happened to Gwyn’s cape that she’d worn on the red carpet? So many questions!

Rounding out the top five TiVo moments were Meryl Streep’s upset win in the Best Actress category, Octavia Spencer’s emotional Best Actress in a Supporting Role acceptance speech, and Tom Cruise’s announcement that The Artist was named the Best Picture of the 84th Annual Academy Awards. It’s somewhat surprising that the phenomenon that was Angelina Jolie’s leg (and Jim Rash’s hilarious response) didn’t crack the top five, but then again, that’s what the Internet is for.

Personally, I went back to watch Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne’s priceless continuation of the Martin Scorsese drinking game, but which moment made you go back for more, PopWatchers? Share in the comments section below.

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