Meanwhile... Andrew Lloyd Webber Reviews The "Cats" Movie

Meanwhile... The legendary creator of the musical "Cats" finally shared his take on the widely-panned Hollywood film adaptation.

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  1. Diana Victoria

    Diana Victoria

    4 dagen geleden

    Oh, but one good thing, my aneurysm is NOT dissected or ruptured. If it was dissected or ruptured, I think that's usually fatal. I think that's what happened to John Ritter, a dissected or ruptured aneurysm. :(

  2. Diana Victoria

    Diana Victoria

    4 dagen geleden

    OMFG! Stephen, your "groundbreaking Thoracic Aortic Dissection Repair" huh? OMFG and kinda YIKES. Guess what I have and am scheduled for surgery on on Oct. 20, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. F'in' majorly F'in SCARYYYYYY and I just watched the beginning of this video when you say that. LMAO and HELPPPPPPPPPP!! Hopefully, the surgeon will do a great job and I'll be okay, but then I have to go through healing of my sternum, which will take about 3 months, because they have to cut through my "perfectly good" sternum to get to the aorta. :( :( but hopefully, it'll be ALL OKAY, but it's so F'in' scaryyyyyy. LMAO! I do like your show quite a bit. I hope I'll get through this surgery ALL GOOD so I can watch your show some more. LOL!

  3. Imam Syafi'i Al Ghozaly

    Imam Syafi'i Al Ghozaly

    5 dagen geleden

    4:09 how did that even possible?

  4. Jake Gilbert

    Jake Gilbert

    5 dagen geleden

    I could use the Colbert bump. On a side note, would love to see you interview James Comey again and be interviewed by Anderson Cooper again! Love you and thanks for helping me get through these past two years 💋

  5. tom kent

    tom kent

    5 dagen geleden

    ALW already banked the cheque. Is he worried?

  6. Claiming Light

    Claiming Light

    6 dagen geleden

    Feel like they missed a chance for a stone cold wrapper joke

  7. Selena Stripper

    Selena Stripper

    6 dagen geleden

    How many hobo/drifter jokes can Stephen make before it becomes evident he doesn’t care about poverty?

  8. Jesus' Fish Room

    Jesus' Fish Room

    7 dagen geleden

    nah i think it was Nick cannon's financial advisor saying how many child support payment this month dude.

  9. Nanyu Busnis

    Nanyu Busnis

    7 dagen geleden

    @Clooney You'd be more respected if you owned it. Is your self confidence so fragile that an old movie will ruin it for you? Or is your bond so tenuous showing something embarrassing will break it? I thought Clooney was a cool looking dude, but if anything, this made me lose my respect for him. I did not think this male idol was so weak. xD I really hope Clooney was just joking about that.

  10. Avis Robinson

    Avis Robinson

    7 dagen geleden

    "May be the singer isn't the the only thing that should be masked" 🤣 Wow! 😅

  11. uosdwiSrdewoH


    8 dagen geleden

    I like Meanwhile but they're leaning on it so much these days. It used to be a rarer occasion which made the segment a bit of a treat. Now it's on almost every night. I imagine because it's easier to find funny headlines then only write a line or two about them as opposed to coming up with a 6 or 7 minute segment. What happened to those by the way? Stephen's remotes were some of the funniest things ever put to air. Bigger thoughts with Bigger Celebrities. I know there's been a pandemic but surely it's safe now. It feels like they're phoning it in a little which is disappointing. His interviews are OK and his monologues are fine but it's all the other stuff I used to love. Now that's basically just Meanwhile.

  12. Jane Doe

    Jane Doe

    8 dagen geleden

    If only there was some way to have $ex without producing children!!! Yesss!!!! Nick is dumb af if he can’t figure that one out!!! #CalledOut by Stephen Colbert!!!

  13. solvseus


    8 dagen geleden

    I was high when I watched Cats. I don't recommend it. But Clooney wasn't the worst part of that Batman movie. He was terrible, but not the worst part.

  14. Kevin Spellane

    Kevin Spellane

    8 dagen geleden

    They're all named Sanjay Gupta

  15. Ishani DasGupta

    Ishani DasGupta

    8 dagen geleden

    Does anyone know the song Jon Batiste and Stay Human are playing at the beginning of the video?

  16. K C

    K C

    8 dagen geleden

    Lol this video has a “Cats” movie ad next to it on my page

  17. Dave Scheidecker

    Dave Scheidecker

    8 dagen geleden

    Speaking as an archaeologist... we know. We know :(

  18. Naomi Starlight

    Naomi Starlight

    8 dagen geleden

    The movie should have a CW bc I was not prepared for the dancing roaches or many of those images... and I enjoyed the movie Akira so

  19. Abby Cross

    Abby Cross

    8 dagen geleden

    Damn, it's not cats' fault "Cats" sucked, ALW.

  20. Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson

    8 dagen geleden

    Gee, I would have thought George Clooney would have been more embarrassed by Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? than by his role in Batman...

  21. Patrick Flanagan

    Patrick Flanagan

    8 dagen geleden

    I think the writers live in a (-n early) Beck song...

  22. Shantorey Wilkins

    Shantorey Wilkins

    9 dagen geleden


  23. Tàirneanaich


    9 dagen geleden

    Somewhere, Maxwell Sheffield is leaping for joy

  24. Tàirneanaich


    9 dagen geleden

    I’m an archaeologist and thanks for the “news” but... we KNOW 😂

  25. Add E

    Add E

    9 dagen geleden

    Lovin' the musical intro before the Meanwhile intro.

  26. Senica S

    Senica S

    9 dagen geleden

    😂 3 whole months off of sex...🤣... Life goals??

  27. - Beeman

    - Beeman

    9 dagen geleden

    What, even Andrew Lloyd Webber doesn't like Cats?! Now it's officially unanimous!!😁

  28. dmelvinable


    9 dagen geleden

    Did anyone notice that the picture of Andrew Lloyd Webber made him look like Chairman Mao?

  29. GeeBee909


    10 dagen geleden

    Is it true Lloyd Webber thought the movie was so bad he was thinking of changing the title from "cats" to "rats"

  30. Kelsey Gross

    Kelsey Gross

    10 dagen geleden

    You know you have a problem when a devout Catholic is telling you to use birth control.

  31. Contraband


    10 dagen geleden

    You had Mel Gibson but not Tom Cruise. Both religion'd out their minds.

  32. David Anderson

    David Anderson

    10 dagen geleden

    Ever notice how often Stephen's Meanwhile intros include a hobo?

  33. David Anderson

    David Anderson

    10 dagen geleden

    Fourth child in less than a year!??! OK... let's set aside for just a moment how incredibly stupid Nick Cannon is, and marvel at how even stupider these women are.

    • Kell Harris

      Kell Harris

      9 dagen geleden

      Please most of these women just want the money.

  34. frootify


    10 dagen geleden

    Meanwhile @1:03

  35. mary ross

    mary ross

    10 dagen geleden

    I thought the “hobo appendectomy of news “ is the Fox News tag line 🤣

  36. 0thyme


    10 dagen geleden

    This was one of hte best Meanwhile intros ever.

  37. ArrPeeGeefan


    10 dagen geleden

    1:43 -- oh. oh it's bad -- and it was one of my favorite movies as a kid in the 90's. If you watch the scene where Poison Ivy walks over Mrs. Freeze's plug and removes it you can see where they used cheap wrapping paper on the floor - crease and all! The "silver" paper that reflected all the colors and had some weird triangle shapes on it -- the one EVERYONE bought for the Christmas of 97 or 98. I think that's why they added the fog, to try to cover that up. I actually still enjoy the film, personally - but I'm sure its nostalgia. I liked that it was super comic-book-ish. Again, I was a kid when I watched it.

  38. Rachel Erin

    Rachel Erin

    10 dagen geleden

    That was honestly a decent Lloyd Webber voice and not just a generic British accent.

  39. David Stavis

    David Stavis

    10 dagen geleden

    Meanwhile intro 99% of the time is about hobos XD

  40. Moneymyke357


    10 dagen geleden

    What are they playing @4:50 ?

  41. Dredge Rivers

    Dredge Rivers

    10 dagen geleden

    3:05: T.S.Elliot probably felt forced to reincarnate as a therapy dog.

  42. Ozan Akyıldız

    Ozan Akyıldız

    10 dagen geleden

    I don't know about that therapist one, chief.

  43. tick421


    10 dagen geleden

    Weber is responsible for that cinematic defecation.

  44. teenygozer


    10 dagen geleden

    Stephen, chickens ARE dinosaurs.

  45. Cassandra Karpinski

    Cassandra Karpinski

    11 dagen geleden

    Just going to say jon is looking SHARP and the band is slaying it

  46. Waqas Bajwa

    Waqas Bajwa

    11 dagen geleden

    Nick canon just keep on getting trolled everywhere. Diss the comedian nick or just take the advice mask up.

  47. gui


    11 dagen geleden

    Nick Cannon can shove it in his ass!!! Women are still stupid enough to get pregnant of him? What a f### are they thinking??? Please,just stop shitting on life Nick!!! Oh my God,i don't know where my rage agaisnt him is coming from!!! Should i apologize maybe???🤔

  48. CLHLC


    11 dagen geleden

    What is that song!

  49. Wedgetail


    11 dagen geleden

    Ah, yes. A therapy dog. When it sees the film, it'll start to bark bark bark bark... until you could hear it all over the park!

  50. Mary Rose Kent

    Mary Rose Kent

    11 dagen geleden

    The Brazilian drummer is so dang cute!

  51. quest 77051

    quest 77051

    11 dagen geleden

    4 kids in one year? damn nick. smh.

  52. Christopher Robin Garrish

    Christopher Robin Garrish

    11 dagen geleden

    Clearly 2:00 neither you nor your staff have driven through France; erect shed, push the top slab back, chisel/grind two foot holds like stirrups adjacent hole, and you've got modern roadside toilets outside Paris, France. A hole in concrete with foot placement suggestions in a shed - nothing else in the room. BYO everything. Just some stray turds to navigate and admire.

  53. baylinkdashyt


    11 dagen geleden

    So... he's not getting married until next year? OH... you mean "chaste". Yeah, that's a bit harder.

  54. Lauren Doe

    Lauren Doe

    11 dagen geleden

    Maybe the headline was not entirely accurate - maybe it would more correctly be: "Nick Cannon says he will stay celibate until 20:22" (8:22PM for those used to a 12 hour clock)

  55. Mel


    11 dagen geleden

    Somehow these MEANWHILE intros just keep getting better and better!!! ❤️❤️❤️!

  56. DragonFae16


    11 dagen geleden

    With four kids already, maybe getting a certain snip might be the best idea. After all, he's more than reached his quota for adding to the population.

    • DragonFae16


      11 dagen geleden

      @Karina Carr And maybe he should start donating like a million dollars per child per year to an organization that is working to combat climate change. Raising children is hard on the environment, plus having to give away so much money might make him start thinking.

    • Karina Carr

      Karina Carr

      11 dagen geleden

      @DragonFae16 and more therapy. All the therapy.

    • DragonFae16


      11 dagen geleden

      @Karina Carr He definitely needs that certain snip in that case.

    • Karina Carr

      Karina Carr

      11 dagen geleden

      He's up to 7 now, with 4 having been born Between December 2020 and June 2021...

  57. Dave Bartholome

    Dave Bartholome

    11 dagen geleden

    Nick Cannon is clearly not the sharpest tool in the shed….

  58. Andrew Bloom

    Andrew Bloom

    11 dagen geleden

    Who would have guessed the worst musical ever written would make a bad movie?

  59. Tucker Bowen

    Tucker Bowen

    11 dagen geleden

    "Batman & Robin" was the kind of movie that was objectively terrible, but manages to be entertaining in how ridiculously over-the-top it is. ...besides, it's still unironically better than James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad"

    • Christine Benson

      Christine Benson

      11 dagen geleden

      The Clooney Batman movies bring back the campy/ridiculousness of Batman. If you've ever watched the TV series with Adam West, you'd understand. Batman's dance and Robin's silly phrases were wonderful. Simpler times.

  60. Tiberius Sanders

    Tiberius Sanders

    11 dagen geleden

    the joke must have a friend, .. with stephen it's almost air with a hint of something relevant without being sooo obnoxious about it.....

  61. Jonathan Cineus

    Jonathan Cineus

    11 dagen geleden

    Meanwhile Stephen Colbert roasted the mess out of Nick Cannon… Even my hair is hot.

  62. George A

    George A

    11 dagen geleden

    The Clips from CATS was traumatic enough. It that fur or is it a fur-suit!!!!!!?????

  63. Edward Blair

    Edward Blair

    11 dagen geleden

    I wonder why NLid would think this video is an appropriate place to put a link to buy the movie Cats?

  64. Darling Lionheart

    Darling Lionheart

    11 dagen geleden

    "George wants to keep the leather nipple play explicitly in the bedroom."

  65. Paul Polpiboon

    Paul Polpiboon

    11 dagen geleden

    @1:45 Wellll... isn't that a cool scene tho. Why didn't you use an actual bad scene, like when he's giving that lame pep talk to Arnold. The scene YOU used was fucking cool

  66. Matthew Strand

    Matthew Strand

    11 dagen geleden

    i think i missed the joke

  67. imnotmike


    11 dagen geleden

    It's not George Clooney's fault that Batman & Robin was bad. Clooney was fine as Batman. When someone writes you awful dialog, and then a director insists that you read the dialog badly in order to replicate his complete misunderstanding of a comic book format as something that caters only to 8 year old boys with learning disorders, there's only so much you can do.

  68. WiLD CHiLD

    WiLD CHiLD

    11 dagen geleden

    I was expecting Bat Nipples, but that go-go-bat-ice-skating scene sure is exemplary. 💁🏻‍♀️🤣

  69. Cynthia Jones

    Cynthia Jones

    11 dagen geleden

    More information... if you confess Jesus is Lord, believe God raised Him from the dead you will be saved (fromhell) Romans10:9 Please repent of your sin and believe today. Dont be left behind. Love Y'all

  70. tammy


    11 dagen geleden

    Oh my gosh smashing! The outfit in that suit is ridiculous in the last two weeks his Stephen suits of been amazing in the whole band looked fabulous tonight what a nice look classy black and gray

  71. ichose commonsense

    ichose commonsense

    11 dagen geleden

    I dont blame him I needed a therapy dog after that too. Cats was my first and last broadway musical ticket. I was 8 yrs old and it traumatized me for life.

    • Karina Carr

      Karina Carr

      11 dagen geleden

      Oh, is literally one of the worst musicals ever! Nearly every other show is better. You should try again!

  72. QuantumBraced


    11 dagen geleden

    How do his writers come up with these intros, a different one every day, that takes some serious creative power.

  73. AmusedAbsurdity


    11 dagen geleden

    Batman and Robin is a camp classic

  74. Kevin Munger

    Kevin Munger

    11 dagen geleden

    I can't keep up with the band yet.

  75. Glenneroo


    11 dagen geleden

    I like how after watching this, NLid is offering me the option to "buy" Cats the movie.

    • Aeronor2001


      Dag geleden

      Oh God no

  76. Amanda Saunders

    Amanda Saunders

    11 dagen geleden

    Cats. What would have been Oprah's daytime domain in the world that was recently demolished.

  77. Little Llama

    Little Llama

    11 dagen geleden

    I loved the cats movie, yes it has flaws but if you just give it a chance it's beautiful

  78. Rachel Stone

    Rachel Stone

    11 dagen geleden

    !!🇺🇸DOJ APPOINT A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR 🇺🇸RE: trump, then Prosecute, Prosecute, Prosecute

  79. horst gentle

    horst gentle

    11 dagen geleden

    NOW!!! After watching this Colbert clip ... NLid offers me 'Buy or Rent' the movie Cats!? Rats. :)

  80. flameroad123


    11 dagen geleden

    I wish the band did more video game songs

  81. Corey Smith

    Corey Smith

    11 dagen geleden

    Meanwhile is my favorite segment.

  82. The Nerdy Foster Mom

    The Nerdy Foster Mom

    11 dagen geleden

    Cobert saying, "Oh God, no" with a British accent killed me.

    • UkeCan1


      10 dagen geleden

      Not just a British accent, that was a fairly accurate Webber impression.

  83. Me Here

    Me Here

    11 dagen geleden

    Anyone else got an ad to buy/watch cats showing up next to this video? lol oh dear youtube!

  84. kevin smith

    kevin smith

    11 dagen geleden

    Andrew Lloyd Weber should talk. His music is so painfully mediocre.

  85. goodmorninggil w

    goodmorninggil w

    11 dagen geleden

    I am hoping that you are saving the meanwhile intros for a compilation. That would be amazing. Perhaps you don't want to minimize it to that, but they are so incredible

  86. Chris Mugambi

    Chris Mugambi

    11 dagen geleden

    Hahahahaha Masked Nick 😂

  87. Maya P

    Maya P

    11 dagen geleden

    Jon’s laugh

  88. Maya P

    Maya P

    11 dagen geleden

    Andrew lloyd Weber writes the worst music ever

  89. renhoeknl


    11 dagen geleden

    Got an ad to buy Cats with this clip...

  90. Mr. Duane

    Mr. Duane

    11 dagen geleden

    I have OCD. I've watched entire seasons and movies that I couldn't stand. I'd even watch follow-up seasons if there was a cliff hanger till all the issues were resolved. Regardless of my dislike for these shows and movies I am compelled to do this. However, I turned CATS off after 20 minutes and I was not compelled to finish it. That's how bad this movie was, and I've seen the first version. Also, CATS isn't the same without Growltiger.

  91. Mimi Hiller

    Mimi Hiller

    11 dagen geleden

    😂😂 Nick Cannon joke was great!! Meanwhile has become my favorite segment.

  92. Lefty Elomis

    Lefty Elomis

    11 dagen geleden

    I love how youtube recommends I buy the Cats (2019) to watch. XD sorry algorithm, you haven't watched this "meanwhile"

  93. Malavoy L

    Malavoy L

    11 dagen geleden

    Strange, Andrew Lloyd Webber bears a remarkable resemblance to Chairman Mao 😁😁

  94. Grandpa Obvious

    Grandpa Obvious

    11 dagen geleden

    He meant he'd remain celibate until 8:22 PM.

  95. Ingrid Fong-Daley

    Ingrid Fong-Daley

    11 dagen geleden

    I remember seeing Cats onstage at the Saenger theatre in New Orleans, and I thought it was terrible live and onstage, so i can't even imagine how bad the movie was by comparison... the source material didn't seem to justify a film adaptation.

    • Karina Carr

      Karina Carr

      11 dagen geleden

      Someone who gets it!

  96. Mary Olivier

    Mary Olivier

    11 dagen geleden

    Who in the hell was Webber’s plastic surgeon? He looks like the Joker from Batman.OMG!!! Horrible!!!!

  97. Very Dry Zen

    Very Dry Zen

    11 dagen geleden

    NLid suggested I watch this clip, then the Movie Cats. Oh God, no.

  98. AC3


    11 dagen geleden

    you know, if it weren't for covid, we likely would have developed a cult following for this version of Cats, akin to Rocky Horror. is advertising the movie to my right. brilliant.

  99. KingAmroth


    11 dagen geleden

    Aw....was hoping for a PFT appearance



    11 dagen geleden

    And as a result of this, NLid placed an ad above my suggestions offering me the chance to watch Cats. Thanks for nothing.