updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 02/11/2014 AT 11:45 AM ET
Speaking on Conan Tuesday night, Scorsese revealed that he’d been prescribed Quaaludes years ago for his fear of flying. “You took that pill, you didn’t care where you were … You wanted to hug everybody.”
“I want to take a flight with you when you’re on Quaaludes,” Conan O’Brien joked. “We’re just hugging each other, you’re crying. That sounds like fun,” he said, before turning and pointing to the camera: “But don’t do it, kids.”
Watch the full interview below:
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