It was early in the morning — one of those hours when even God is still asleep — so you'll have to forgive Morgan Freeman for dozing off during an on-air interview with Tacoma-based Fox affiliate Q13 about his new film Now You See Me.

"Maybe he was up too late partying," the TV station posited.

Luckily, Michael Caine was on hand to fill in for the sleepy Freeman with anecdotes about ruby tangerines or something.

[screengrab via Q13]