In anticipation of Seth MacFarlane's debut as Oscar host on Sunday, ET's Rob Marciano is looking back at the top five emcees in Academy Awards history. 

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In anticipation of Seth MacFarlane's debut as Oscar host on Sunday, ET's Rob Marciano is looking back at the top five emcees in Academy Awards history. Scroll to the bottom of this story to see the video report.

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