A primer on Oscar etiquette (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Whoever wins an Oscar this Sunday needs to know the proper way to hold the statuette. And to do that, they can watch a video produced by Funny or Die for Oscar.com.

Kevin Kline is caught holding his Oscar upside down so he’s sent to a safe house run by Mike Myers to be retrained in Oscar etiquette. Myers tells him to “keep the thumb below the bum.”

Watch below as Kline gets lessons on properly holding his Oscar:

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