Originally Posted by replican't
Oh god that's embarrassing. He looks like one of those old blokes who you see who have dark hair and you think "stop dyeing it mate, its not fooling anyone".
That's the point. It's an obvious joke that seems to have gone right over your head. Ford is playing a veteran anchorman, who dyes his hair ridiculously dark for his age out of vanity ala Mike Wallace, who sported jet black hair into his eighties. I'm sure Ford's not admiring himself in the mirror between takes, thinking "Damn I look incredibly youthful!" Debate Ford's acting skills all you want, but to deride him for sporting obviously dyed hair for a role in an absurdist comedy makes you look like a clueless, unhealthily obsessed tool.