Kumail Nanjiani is often hilarious on talk shows, especially when he appears on Conan, as he seems to have an especially joyous rapport with Funnyman O’Brien. Well, Kumail is also a pretty big gamer, thus making him the perfect guest for one of Conan’s “Clueless Gamer” segments.
The game on tap this time is Middle-earth: Shadow of War, which takes place between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This edition doesn’t quite reach the heights of the PC Horror Game roundup, but it is still fun to see Conan and Kumail shame some orcs.
The highlight of the segment is the reveal that Kumail actually voiced one of the orcs in the game. He had been told that his voice would be edited to sound more orc-like, but the verdict in the room seems to be that it is still just his normal cadence. Is this carelessness, or maybe racism? Decide for yourself below: