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
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I love the little stars here. Every night when I watch your show I look at all the speckles in the sky. And if you squint just right, just right, it almost looks like those little, cute little dots on Morgan Freeman's face.
Referenced in 30 Rock: Subway Hero