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.
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 thirty. Al Franken
is second with over twenty-five. The reason for their numerous appearances is that both Als are usually the "go to" guys whenever another guest cancels because they live so close to the studio. This has been brought up and joked about on more than one Al Franken appearance. See more
Lips of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Then I cornered the earthquake and I grabbed it by its ass and zen I pressed against ze earthquake's perky 19-year-old faultlines. Zen the earthquake said, "I thought you hired me for my skills." And I just laughed at ze earthquake. Zen ze earthquake ran out crying and zen I turned slowly to camera, took the cigar out of my mouth and said, "Now she's all shook up."