The Academy Awards

Season 81 Episode 1

The 81st Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Feb 22, 2009 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Songs from "The Musicals Are Back" number:
      -"Top Hat, White Tie And Tails" from Top Hat!.
      -"Singin' In the Rain" from Singin' In the Rain.
      -"Big Spender" from Sweet Charity.
      -"Maria" and "Somewhere" from West Side Story.
      -"You're The One That I Want" from Grease.
      -"How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?" from The Sound Of Music.
      -"All That Jazz" from Chicago.
      -"Lady Marmalade" from Moulin Rouge.
      -"One Night Only" from Dreamgirls.
      -"You Can't Stop The Beat" from Hairpsray.
      -"At Last" from Orchestra Wives.
      -"Last Chance" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
      -"Mamma Mia!" from Mamma Mia!.
      -"Don't Cry For Me, Argentina" from Evita.
      -"Over The Rainbow from Wizard Of Oz.