Jimmy Fallon just celebrated five years of hosting The Tonight Show with an episode like no other.
The anniversary special, featuring celebrity guests Tina Fey, Ben Stiller, and Australian TV personality Robert Irwin – all being really, really mean to Fallon – was more like an darkly funny episode of sitcom than the regular upbeat talk show. Per Esquire, the whole episode was in fact an homage to the ’90s sitcom The Larry Sanders Show.
The Larry Sanders Show, starring comedian Garry Shandling, centred around the behind-the-scenes operations of a talk show, and was in fact inspired by The Late Show in the years when Johnny Carson hosted the talk show. Read more…
All the hilarious things that happened during Jimmy Fallon’s 5th anniversary special was orginially posted by Laura Byager