I respect Billy Crystal, immensely. The man has hosted the Oscars 9 times and he was chosen at an hour of need. It's a new generation and yes, jokes fell flat. He wasn't amazing, but he wasn't terrible, either. However, he was out there doing his thing (no matter how outdated it was.) And you gotta respect him for that. And he got to live thousands of women's dreams and kiss Clooney. How did you think he fared?