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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 

Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
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...  Himself - Host / ... 905 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Themselves - House Band 905 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Himself - Announcer / ... 899 episodes, 2014-2018
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

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The show's studio, NBC Studio 6B, was the same studio that The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) was originally broadcast from. This was the first time "The Tonight Show" was regularly broadcast in New York City since Carson moved the show to Burbank in 1972. See more »

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When Jimmy arm wrestles with his guests, both of them can be seen holding the edge of the table with their other hand for leverage and support. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.202 (2013) See more »

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He would be great if he can just stop talking all the time.
1 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

Fallon is that kind of a friend who always needs to have the last word on everything. Like, if a topic comes up he just happens to know something about it or has to say something because he wants people to know that he's so smart and worldly and funny even though his facts are wrong. He's an okay, decent human being but I don't want to be around him for ten minutes.

As a host there is much to be desired. From his fake laugh and awkward clapping to his exclaiming that he loves everything and down to the poorly constructed jokes that he passes off as comedy. But it's okay because his flaws are a bit endearing.

However there is one thing that pisses me off so much. He constantly interrupts his guests. His need to always be the center of attention derails the show. For example the episode with Whoopie Goldberg where he asked two audience members to be the host for the night. I thought we would get 5 minutes of two strangers talking but instead Jimmy focused all the attention back on him by taking a selfie.

The most recent transgression is the episode with Martha Stewart. He acted like such a spoiled attention-seeking child, screaming at Questlove and Martha who were trying to make themselves heard.

This is a pattern he has with all of his guests. Whenever they talk about something or explain something or relate a story, Fallon will interrupt them with a story of his own.

The most obnoxious thing is when he does his interruptions he almost always stutters.

If you watch the show you know that he always does this. Like he can't form a coherent thought before opening his mouth.

That alone is what makes him the most incompetent host the world has ever seen.


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