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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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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jimmy Fallon ...  Himself - Host / ... 972 episodes, 2014-2018
The Roots ...  Themselves - House Band 972 episodes, 2014-2018
Steve Higgins ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 966 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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English

Release Date:

17 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The names of the puppies in the Pup quiz game are: Gary Frick, Jr., Kyle McAdams, Mary Kennedy, Ted Mooney, Lashell Gordon, Lisa Armstrong, and Roger Blaine, amongst others. 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 »

Quotes

Blake Shelton: I'm only here because
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Blake Shelton: was booked.
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Connections

Referenced in Talk Show the Game Show: I'll Burn It Down (2017) See more »

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Weak and getting weaker
29 January 2015 | by jidavis-225-549846See all my reviews

Agree with reviewers who say that Fallon can pull off some funny bits but doesn't have the stuff to produce a consistently funny and entertaining full show night after night. Understand that a younger guy is supposed to appeal to a younger audience but the incessant giggling/shouting/screaming/hiding under the desk makes it unlikely that he will ever graduate from the third grade. He doesn't engage very well with guests on the show; the silly games are not a substitute for either serious or comic interaction with those appearing on the show. He might consider letting some of his accomplished guests, Seinfeld for example, do a comedy bit on their own. Also agree that the band doesn't add much to the show; would be better just to have higher quality musical guests and have them do two performances as on SNL. Bottom line - Comedy has a lot of staying power but silly gets old in a hurry; Fallon doesn't seem to know the difference between comedy and silly. At the end of the day (haha - get it?!), Jimmy seems to have succumbed to the same problem that plagues SNL; maybe he spent too much time there - take a one-time clever and humorous idea and then repeat it over and over until viewers are sick of it.


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