Stepping into the late-late slot vacated by David Letterman, Conan O'Brien stars in a show that far outdoes its competition in sheer strangeness. Along with the celebrity interviews and musical numbers typical of late-night talk shows, this program make frequent use of odd walk-on characters and frequent "visits" from celebrity guests. Written by
From NBC Studios in New York, it's Late Night with Conan O'Brien!
Did You Know?
has the record for the most appearances on the show with over 30. Al Franken
is second with over 25. The reason for their numerous appearances is that both Als are usually the "go to" guys whenever another guest cancels. This has been brought up and joked about on one Al Franken appearance. See more
The nightmare is that you spend the rest of your life being funny at parties, then people ask you, "Why didn't you do that on television?"
Referenced in M.K. II