With the 84th annual Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, there are so many things to look forward to: Brad Pitt walking down the red carpet with his cane, George Clooney doing, well, just about anything, and, of course, the never-ending acceptance speeches.
Unfortunately, there are few actors who keep their thank-yous short and sweet; most get cued off stage by the orchestra. Why hasn't anyone told Pitt to drag those actors off stage with his cane yet?
Still, some speeches have been entertaining -- or at least entertainingly awful. Here's a look at some of the most memorable Oscar acceptance speeches in history.