After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening humorous monologue, followed by several celebrity interviews, comedy sketches and musical numbers.
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25 May 1992 (USA)
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On the week of Jay's final Tonight Show Episode longtime rival Howard Stern went on Dave Letterman's Late Show and said the following: "I never liked Jay. I can't stand Jay," Stern said. "I've never seen anybody who behaves like a robot like this guy. I watched his final show, saying goodbye to the 'Tonight Show,' reading it off a teleprompter for crying out loud. Where's the emotion? Where's the humanity?" Pointing at Letterman, Stern then shouted, "Here's the host that we want to watch." See more
[Jay Leno tells a joke about Bush "outsourcing" the presidency
That seemed kinda mean, didn't it? Who is writing all these Bush jokes? Ellen, put on the camera in the cue card room.
[switches camera to John Edwards writing monologue cue cards
Who's writing in there?
Hey Jay - you do your job, and let me do mine.
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Composed by Branford Marsalis
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