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If you haven't heard the news yet, Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars.

It's a bold, surprising selection, especially since the Family Guy, American Dad and Cleveland Show creator has little to do with films, has no hosting experience and is literally not a famous face. But after you get through the initial shock, MacFarlane is almost an inspired choice by the Academy.

Don't believe us? Here are six reasons why MacFarlane is a good choice to emcee Hollywood's biggest night.

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