Tina Fey to the rescue!
Fey said her family rented a house on the Hudson River after going stircrazy quarantining in their New York City apartment during COVID-19 restrictions.
"My kids, at a certain point, hadn't been outside in six or eight weeks. They were becoming like the children in 'The Secret Garden,'" Fey, 50, joked.
And her family's first day outside was eventful, to say the least.
"The first morning that we were there, I was standing outside and we were looking down, you can see the Hudson River from where we are, it’s so pretty," she said. "And I’m standing there with my coffee and I just hear something going ‘Help! Help!’ And I was like, 'Is that a help or a bird?' Because I’ve been in my house for two months."
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Fey said she called over her eldest daughter and husband to make sure they weren't hearing things. The family heard the distress call again.
"So we called the cops," she said. "Our first day out, we’re calling the cops at the height of the pandemic."
As it turns out, it was "a guy who flipped a kayak in the Hudson (River) and was floating north in the Hudson… with no oar. They found him a mile north."
"What is going on?" Fallon said in disbelief. "Tina, you saved a man’s life!"
She replied, "He doesn’t know that it was us but… isn’t that crazy?"
As for Fey's advice? "Never kayak!"
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Tina Fey 'saved a man's life' on the Hudson River