Need another reason to be totally in love with Steve Carell? Well, we’ve got one for you -– and it’s adorable!

Steve is making the rounds, promoting his new animated film Despicable Me 2 and what better way to get the word out then show up to The Ellen DeGeneres Show dressed as Gru. Yup, that happened… and it was awesome.

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Staying in character the entire time, Ellen played along with Steve, saying that this was the first time they had ever met -– besides the time he was behind her in line at Starbucks.

Speaking of Starbucks, Steve -– err, we mean Gru -– revealed the one thing he loves about Los Angeles and that’s the “good Starbucks.” Yeah, it is pretty rad here.

Closing out his hilarious appearance, Gru got to live out his dream on Ellen -– dancing through the excited crowd just like the host does at the beginning of the show. Steve, you totally rule.

Should actors show up as their movie characters more often?