Jimmy Kimmel selected the wrong time to make a bad joke at the Emmys.

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Jimmy Kimmel caused a backlash after his comedy skit during Monday night's Emmy Awards.

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During the awards ceremony, Kimmel and Will Arnett presented the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award.

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It was a fun skit, but the joke dragged past the breaking point.

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Brunson tried to wake Kimmel up, jokingly saying, "Jimmy, wake up."

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After a few awkward looks down, Brunson decided to ignore him and continued with his acceptance speech.

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Kimmel committed to the part until the end.

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Many expressed disappointment that there was not a single scene in Branson's acceptance speech that did not include Kimmel.

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