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By Ree Hines

Everyone loves Noah Ritter, the 5-year-old viral video star who charmed the world with his scene-stealing ways on live TV and his apparent love of the word "apparently." But what does Noah Ritter love?


The tyke stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday and came face-to-face with one of his favorite creatures. Sort of.

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DeGeneres introduced Ritter to a pretty realistic Jurassic look-alike, but expert Ritter wasn't fooled.

"I'm pretty sure that's a guy in a costume," he said flatly, to big laughs from the audience.

That wasn't the only observation from Ritter that had the "Ellen" crowd in stitches. They also fell for his description of his first couple of weeks in kindergarten.

"It was like I was in prison for 10 days," he explained. "Five days? That's a week. 10 days? That's a year!"

One thing the precocious kid didn't entertain the audience with was the one word that made him famous. It seems Ritter has retired "apparently" in favor of another go-to word.

"Seriously, I would have to go with 'seriously,' he told DeGeneres.

Seriously cute.

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