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Tonight Show: Jon Hamm, Jimmy Fallon star in a soap opera sketch

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Jon Hamm never got in on the soap opera circuit, but that changed Friday night when he starred in a 1990s-esque soap sketch with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show

“I might be stating the obvious, but it’s pretty much the reason I got Mad Men,” Hamm joked before screening a clip from the sketch. 

Called In the Dust of Night, Hamm and Fallon played two friends and business partners who always find themselves in dramatic situations — usually ones that involve a cheating scandal with Fallon’s girlfriend. What truly separates this from other soap operas, though, is the turtle riding around the set in a toy car during takes. 

It’s a similar set up to Windy City Blue, Fallon’s cop show spoof with Maya Rudolph and Martin Short. Watch In the Dust of Night below.