Oscars 2015: John Travolta, a.k.a. Glom Gazingo, gets some face time

#Oscars2015: What happened when John Travolta, a.k.a. 'Glom Gazingo,' reunited with Idina Menzel

One year after hilariously butchering Idina Menzel's name as "Adele Dazeem," John Travolta returned to the Academy Awards on Sunday to redeem himself and to get a taste of his own medicine. But if the two-time Oscar nominee managed to nail his pronunciation obligations this time around, his make-good wasn't without its own awkward moment.

The gag began with Menzel stepping to the microphone to introduce her co-presenter for best original song: "Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage my very dear friend, Glom Gazingo."

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A smiling Travolta appeared, gold envelope in hand, and the two embraced. "I deserve that," Travolta said with a smile. "But you, my darling, my beautiful, my wickedly talented Idina Menzel."

"You got it!" she cheered, then jokingly added, "It's not like ['Adele Dazeem'] is going to follow me around for the rest of my life or anything."

"Yeah, tell me about it," Travolta deadpanned.

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It was a fun, playful exchange, though one made slightly weird by Travolta caressing Menzel's face for a few seconds too long. Menzel, unflappable as she was last year, smiled through it and graciously — or sardonically — offered to handle presenting duties. (John Legend and Common won for "Glory.")

Travolta didn't escape getting needled again, however. During host Neil Patrick Harris' end-of-show magic trick, he quipped, "John Travolta will be back next year to apologize to Idina for all the face touching."

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