Oscars: 7 Things You Didn’t See on TV From Lady Gaga’s Disappearance to Spike Lee’s Speech

The 91st Academy Awards managed not to be a total disaster, despite the lack of a host for the first time in 30 years, no opening monologue, and a ceremony that tossed out more Oscars to “Bohemian Rhapsody” (four) than “Roma” (three), “Black Panther” (three) and “A Star is Born” (one).

The best picture winner, “Green Book,” also took home three trophies.But watching the show at home on a TV feels a lot different than being in the room, trudging through multiple security checks and squinting into the sunlight at the biggest celebrities on the planet.

The journey of attending the show starts at lunchtime in Los Angeles and doesn’t end until after dinner.

But don’t worry: there are snacks.

Here are seven secrets that Variety reporters uncovered from inside the Dolby Theatre.1.

Not Having a Host Kind of Worked — Until it Didn’tInstead of Billy Crystal,

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