“You never know what bit or what game is going to work,” admits “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon
. Whether it’s a shot-for-shot parody of Dead or Alive
‘s “You Spin Me Right Round” music video with Paul Rudd
or donning a grey wig to rap as Bernie Sanders
, the late night host is always trying to “think back to the originators of ‘The Tonight Show,'” who would do anything for laughs, when coming up with ideas. Watch our exclusive video interview with Fallon above or listen to the audio version below.
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Fallon has been sitting at the iconic “Tonight Show” desk since 2014, and he always hopes to come up with “something refreshing,” not just for the writers, “but for the audience too. What can you do that’s different, besides just… a monologue and a talk show?