Bridge of Spies is a Cold War drama about an American lawyer recruited by the CIA to negotiated the released of a captured pilot — not exactly the most kid-friendly logline. But that didn’t stop Jimmy Fallon and Tom Hanks from performing a version of the new Steven Spielberg thriller as written by children on Thursday night’s episode of The Tonight Show.
Hanks joined Fallon for “Kid Theater,” the recurring segment in which elementary school kids write their own versions of movies based solely on the title.
The duo performed three different scenes, all featuring characters who are less than subtle about being spies.
“What does it look like, dummy? It’s a bridge of spies. Go Away. We’re spying,” Hanks told Fallon.
One of the best scenes featured a story about a bridge literally made of spies because there wasn’t enough wood to build it otherwise.
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Watch the clip below to see Hanks and Fallon realize that friendship is more important than spying.