1. Diana Nyad Gets Upstaged By Land-Crossing Fish

Diana Nyad Gets Upstaged By Land-Crossing Fish

This six pound rainbow trout is going to flop its way into the record books, IF it can make it past some dangerous ground.

Transcript:

Conan: Everybody is still talking about long distance swimmer Diana naiad's swim from cue be to Florida.
She swam 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage in just 52 hours.
Incredible.
Tonight, ladies and gentlemen, we're going to match her incredible endurance feat with one of our own, THE longest land crossing ever attempted by a fish.
That's right.
Tonight --
[Applause]   tonight, a six-pound rainbow trout in that bucket will attempt to cross 80 feet of dry studio to the bucket on the other side.
This trout has been training a lot, as you can see, he's been gradually increasing his distance every day, little by little in the hot Los Angeles sun.
But it all comes down to tonight.
Can we get a drum roll please?
Yes!
Ready, set, go, fish, go!
There we go!
He's off.
Off to a fine start.
And his coach is nearby giving him moral support.
There's his coach.
His coach is egging him on.
There's a cat.
There's a cat.
Look, he's getting past the cat.
The cat has been restrained.
It looks like he's going to make it.
It looks like he's going to make it!
[Applause]
Andy Want some trout?
Conan: here, hold on.
Forget it.
We got a great show tonight.