In this episode, both Conan O'Brien and Glenn Close ate a dog cracker.
In their performance of "Children of December," the Slip altered the lyrics slightly to note Max and Conan's April birthdays.
The Slip's performance of "Children of December" marked their first national television appearance.
This marked the third time Bob Saget was promoting his film "The Farce of the Penguins" on Conan.
Gym Class Heroes performed Cupid's Chokehold, which is not on their latest album "As Cruel As School Children," which Conan mentioned.
When Conan introduces the MW7, from a distanced shot it appears that La Bamba is wearing a yellow checkered suit. However, five seconds later, Conan introduces La Bamba in a beer vender outfit.
Conan mistakenly referred to The Max Weinberg 7 as The Max Weinberg 5 at the top of the show for reasons even he cannot determine.
The meeting between Conan and President Tarja Halonen actually took place on Valentine's Day, and upon their first encounter he presented her with a small heart-shaped candy box. In return the President gave him some Moomin (a popular Finnish troll character) toys to take home for his kids.
The "Atomic Clog-o" commerical first made an appearance on Late Night back on November 19, 2004 in episode number 1984 with William Shatner, Patton Oswald, The Neville Brothers.
Coldplay's Chris Martin plays "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and is joined by Conan at the very end of the episode.
The "NCAA Football Mascots" segment last appeared on Late Night on November 23, 2004 (Episode 1985). Coincidentally, Rosario Dawson was a guest for that episode aswell.
This is the first episode to air after Conan's second child, Beckett, was born. The previous nights recording with Donald Trump was cancelled and a rerun was aired instead.
The word Jennifer Aniston had learned from the Swedish director is a rather crude term for having sex, similar to the 'f-word.'
This episode aired on the 12th anniversary of the show.
"In the Year 2000: The Mr. T Edition"
Conan was joined by actor, "Mr. T" in this rendition of the popular "In the Year 2000" skit. In the last "Year 2000" run through, on July 14th show (Ep. # 2090), Conan told a "prediction" that Mr. T will open a hair salon called "I Pretty the Fool."
For the first time, the "Walker, Texas Ranger Lever" mechanism was revealed when Conan lifted it onto his desk and pulled it after the "If They Mated" bit.
Conan "offered" the use of the Late Night studio for the 100 meter dash in the 2012 Summer Olympics, but he in fact, will not be in the studio (presumably) in 2012 since he is set to take over for Jay Leno on The Tonight Show.
Cedric The Entertainer mistakenly refered to the Freshman U.S. Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama as "Obama Baracka." He was later corrected by Conan.
As an example, Conan showed what appeared to be a "real" Massachusetts state quarter to help describe the "New State Quarters" skit. The date which the Massachusetts entered the union (1789) is not on the quarter which Conan displayed. Rather 1889 was the year depicted.
Look closely when Conan is talking to Arnold Swartzenegger. You can see he's mouthing the governator's lines.