December 16, 2014 12:00 PM EST

On Monday night’s The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and Oprah Winfrey parodied 80s soap operas by reliving the time they “starred” on “Midnight Meadows.”

Playing characters named Broderick and Valentina Kensington, the two speak in digitally-altered voices that make them sound like extraterrestrials, which only makes the melodrama even more unbelievable.

In October, he pulled the same schtick with Carol Burnett. The two starred in a parody of a 90s soap opera, “Tensions,” in which mundane moments in life—walking the dog or asking what time it is—escalate into violent episodes and staring contests.

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