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Oscars 2022: Pulp Fiction’s John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson reunite at Oscars

John Travolta and Uma Thurman recreated their famous twist contest scene from Pulp Fiction while presenting at the 94th Academy Awards alongside their former costar Samuel L. Jackson on Sunday evening. 

Before the trio called Will Smith up to the stage to accept the Best Actor Oscar at the 2022 Academy Awards for his role in King Richard, the performers earned applause for channeling the iconic scene for their 1994 Quentin Tarantino-directed film. 

As the duo showed off their dance moves, Jackson, 73, stood behind the podium and joked: ‘Some actors stay in character through any entire shoot… and some, well, they just never let it go.’ 

Two decades later: John Travolta and Uma Thurman recreated their famous twist contest scene in Pulp Fiction while presenting at the 94th Academy Awards alongside their former costar Samuel L. Jackson on Sunday

‘Maybe later we’ll have a $5 milkshake,’ Thurman, 51, says to Travolta, 68, while repeating one of her character Mia Wallace’s famous lines.

In response, Travolta repeated his character Vincent Vega’s line: ‘How about a royale with cheese?’ 

‘See what I mean?’ Jackson asks the audience. ‘Pulp Fiction was a masterpiece, but these two think it was all about a dance contest.’ 

Iconic: Before the trio called Will Smith up to the stage to accept the Best Actor Oscar at the 2022 Academy Awards for his role in King Richard, the performers earned a standing ovation as they channeled the famous scene fro their 1994 Quentin Tarantino-directed film (pictured)

Iconic: Before the trio called Will Smith up to the stage to accept the Best Actor Oscar at the 2022 Academy Awards for his role in King Richard, the performers earned a standing ovation as they channeled the famous scene fro their 1994 Quentin Tarantino-directed film (pictured)

Time flies: Thurman pictured on Sunday above

Recreating the scene: The actress, 51, seen in character as Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction back in 1994

Nailed it: Thurman wore a silk white blouse and a long black skirt, which bore resemblance to what she was wearing in the film

Reunited! As the duo showed off their dance moves, Jackson, 73, stood behind the podium and joked: 'Some actors stay in character through any entire shoot... and some, well, they just never let it go'

 Reunited! As the duo showed off their dance moves, Jackson, 73, stood behind the podium and joked: ‘Some actors stay in character through any entire shoot… and some, well, they just never let it go’

To which, Travolta interjects: ‘That’s not true, Sam,’ before they all turn their attention to a briefcase in front of them.

 ‘All of the murder and mayhem that occurred in two hours and 45 minutes was about what was in here. And at the end of the film, they stopped the reveal, and the audience was left to draw their own conclusions about the meaning,’ they teased.

As viewers almost got a peek of what was inside, all that was there was an announcement with the name of the winner of Best Actor in a Leading Role. 

'Maybe later we'll have a $5 milkshake,' Thurman, 51, says to Travolta, 68, while repeating one of her character Mia Wallace's famous lines

‘Maybe later we’ll have a $5 milkshake,’ Thurman, 51, says to Travolta, 68, while repeating one of her character Mia Wallace’s famous lines

Too funny:  In response, Travolta repeated his character Vincent Vega's line: 'How about a royale with cheese?'

Too funny:  In response, Travolta repeated his character Vincent Vega’s line: ‘How about a royale with cheese?’

While Thurman chose to wear a silk white blouse and black bottoms, like in the original scene, the Saturday Night Fever star chose to wear a burgundy jacket. 

Despite deciding not to recreate their exact outfits from over two decades ago, their moves, including dancing the Batusi were pretty much exact.

This marks Travolta’s first time presenting at the Oscars since infamously mispronouncing Idina Menzel’s name eight years ago.

'See what I mean?' Jackson asks the audience. 'Pulp Fiction was a masterpiece, but these two think it was all about a dance contest'

‘See what I mean?’ Jackson asks the audience. ‘Pulp Fiction was a masterpiece, but these two think it was all about a dance contest’

Still a mystery: As viewers almost got a peek of what was inside, all that was there was an announcement with the name of the winner of Best Actor in a Leading Role

Still a mystery: As viewers almost got a peek of what was inside, all that was there was an announcement with the name of the winner of Best Actor in a Leading Role

The move came as a surprise to many – considering how he mistakenly introduced Idina, 50, as ‘Adele Dazeem’ at the 86th Academy Awards in 2014. 

Taking to the stage, the Grease star became a viral sensation when he said: ‘Please welcome the wickedly talented, one and only, Adele Dazeem.’ 

The bit was immediately buzzed about on social media, with viewers rewatching it on repeat in the days after, wondering just how he got her name so terribly wrong. 

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