Late Night With David Letterman - Season 11

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  • Show #1742
    Show #1742
    Episode 158
    1/22/93
    0.0
    Dave disappears midway through the show, and after a frantic search, Paul finds him in the penguin exhibit at the Central Park Zoo. Later, Lyle Lovett performs "She Makes Me Feel Good."
  • Show #1741
    Show #1741
    Episode 157
    1/21/93
    0.0
  • Show #1740
    Show #1740
    Episode 156
    1/20/93
    0.0
    Throughout the night, Larry Bud reports from President Clinton's inauguration in Washington; Joe Garagiola and Ted Williams argue about the technical aspects of baseball with a bemused Dave.
  • Show #1739
    Show #1739
    Episode 155
    1/19/93
    0.0
  • Show #1738
    Show #1738
    Episode 154
    1/15/93
    0.0

    Tonight on Viewer Mail, Dave demonstrates "cockroach calling" and pretends he's Phil Donahue; Andy Garcia plugs Hero and discusses a recent trip.

  • Show #1737
    Show #1737
    Episode 153
    1/14/93
    0.0
    Dave formally announces his move to CBS; John Popper sits in with the WMDB; Siskel & Ebert handicap the Oscar race; Blues Traveler performs "Believe Me."
  • Show #1736
    Show #1736
    Episode 152
    1/13/93
    0.0
    Live from Times Square, Larry Bud reports on an oil spill in Scotland; Susan Sarandon promotes Lorenzo's Oil.
  • Show #1735
    Show #1735
    Episode 151
    1/12/93
    0.0
    Cliff Carter sits in with the WMDB; Dave "calls" the White House to see if President Bush needs help packing; Dave and Bob Costas toss around a few footballs.
  • Show #1734
    Show #1734
    Episode 150
    1/8/93
    0.0
  • Show #1733
    Show #1733
    Episode 149
    1/7/93
    0.0
    Two famous firsts: future Hi-Ho Girl Nadine Hennelly makes her first appearance on Dave's show, and set designer Kathleen Ankers makes her debut appearance as "Peggy, the Foul-Mouthed Chambermaid." Later, fantasy novelist Clive Barker promotes his new book, "The Thief of Always."
  • Show #1732
    Show #1732
    Episode 148
    1/6/93
    0.0
    Tonight on "Stagehand Theater": Al Maher and Joe Gorta present their rendtion of "Amy Fisher: My Story." Meanwhile, Doogie Howser's Neil Patrick Harris is in the control room as Hal Gurnee's apprentice.
  • Show #1731
    Show #1731
    Episode 147
    1/5/93
    0.0
    In anticipation of the move, Dave starts offering everything on the NBC set up for sale. Later in the show, Carolyn Jabs makes recycling suggestions for the set.
  • Show #1730
    Show #1730
    Episode 146
    12/23/92
    0.0
    Throughout the night, file footage of celebrities in the audience is shown, as everyone from Steve Martin to Tom Brokaw are spotted in the peanut gallery. Also, a promo is shown for "Paul Shaffer's Squattin' New Year's Eve."
  • Show #1729
    Show #1729
    Episode 145
    12/22/92
    0.0
    Kenny Aronoff fills in for Anton; for the tenth consecutive year, Paul performs his impression of Cher's off-kilter rendition of "O Holy Night"; an audience member helps Dave light up the Late Night Christmas Tree.
  • Show #1728
    Show #1728
    Episode 144
    12/18/92
    0.0
    Tonight's remote: Dave and Biff take acting lessons.
  • Show #1727
    Show #1727
    Episode 143
    12/17/92
    0.0
  • Show #1726
    Show #1726
    Episode 142
    12/16/92
    0.0
    Robin Williams promotes Toys and Aladdin; Dave and Terry Bradshaw toss around a football.
  • Show #1725
    Show #1725
    Episode 141
    12/15/92
    0.0
    Tonight, Dave calls up Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster; shortly afterward, Santa (Regis) arrives in Meg's office and gives her a copy of Kathie Lee Gifford's new book.
  • Show #1724
    Show #1724
    Episode 140
    12/11/92
    0.0
  • Show #1723
    Show #1723
    Episode 139
    12/10/92
    0.0
  • Show #1722
    Show #1722
    Episode 138
    12/9/92
    0.0
    Joe Satriani sits in with the WMDB; Steve Martin unwittingly mentions Dave's $16 million contract offer from CBS; Dave appears in an ad for Lori Davis cosmetics; students from P.S. 70 tell jokes.
  • Show #1721
    Show #1721
    Episode 137
    12/8/92
    0.0
    The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit up, and later in the show a spotted owl flies out of 30 Rock; in tonight's Network Time Killer, Hal Gurnee introduces Todd Robbins, who blows up a hot water bottle until it explodes.
  • Show #1720
    Show #1720
    Episode 136
    11/27/92
    0.0
  • Show #1719
    Show #1719
    Episode 135
    11/26/92
    0.0
  • Show #1718
    Show #1718
    Episode 134
    11/25/92
    0.0
    Tonight on Biff Henderson's Election Update: "It's over."
  • Show #1717
    Show #1717
    Episode 133
    11/24/92
    0.0
  • Show #1716
    Show #1716
    Episode 132
    11/20/92
    0.0
  • Show #1715
    Show #1715
    Episode 131
    11/19/92
    0.0
    The horn section from 10,000 Maniacs sits in with the WMDB, and later they and the rest of the band perform "Candy Everybody Wants."
  • Show #1714
    Show #1714
    Episode 130
    11/18/92
    0.0
    Lindsay Buckingham sits in with the WMDB and closes the show by performing "Soul Drifter."
  • Show #1713
    Show #1713
    Episode 129
    11/17/92
    0.0
  • Show #1712
    Show #1712
    Episode 128
    11/13/92
    0.0
    The first installment of "Celebrity Audience" (a homage to Ed Sullivan) features introductions and bows by Ted Koppel, Martin Short, Kathie Lee Gifford, Billy Crystal, Siskel & Ebert, Tony Danza, and Katie Couric.
  • Show #1711
    Show #1711
    Episode 127
    11/12/92
    0.0
  • Show #1710
    Show #1710
    Episode 126
    11/11/92
    0.0
  • Show #1709
    Show #1709
    Episode 125
    11/10/92
    8.1
    Soul Asylum performs "Somebody to Shove"; Dave and Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly toss around a few footballs.
  • Show #1708
    Show #1708
    Episode 124
    11/6/92
    0.0
    Having lost a bet to Marv Albert on the Olympic Dream Team, Dave buys him a new suit.
  • Show #1707
    Show #1707
    Episode 123
    11/5/92
    0.0

    Paul promotes his Sinatra-esque made-for-TV biopic; Dave and Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz play catch in the hallway; in their first Letterman appearance, Beastie Boys perform "Live at PJ's."

  • Show #1706
    Show #1706
    Episode 122
    11/4/92
    0.0
    Will Lee finally returns to the WMDB; Dave calls Zelma Maxenburger (a cafe owner in Arkansas) to investigate President-elect Clinton; Dave grills Paul on movie trivia.
  • Show #1705
    Show #1705
    Episode 121
    10/30/92
    0.0
    Tonight on Viewer Mail, Larry "Ross Perot" Melman sings Elvis's "Burning Love."
  • Show #1704
    Show #1704
    Episode 120
    10/29/92
    0.0
  • Show #1703
    Show #1703
    Episode 119
    10/28/92
    0.0
    A new painting is displayed by Paul's organ: Harold Shapinsky's "Untitled" (1950), valued at $120,000. Later, Dave asks the hall page to invite Julia Roberts into the studio. It's her 25th birthday, so Dave gives her the $120,000 painting.
  • Show #1702
    Show #1702
    Episode 118
    10/27/92
    0.0
    Kathy Lee Gifford charms the show with her rendition of "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."
  • Show #1701
    Show #1701
    Episode 117
    10/16/92
    0.0
    In their network television debut, Screaming Trees performed "Nearly Lost You."
  • Show #1700
    Show #1700
    Episode 116
    10/15/92
    7.0
    Throughout the show, a stationary camera at JFK watches planes take off; John Malkovich plugs Of Mice and Men; Johnny Cash performs a cover of Bob Dylan's "Blowin' In The Wind."
  • Show #1699
    Show #1699
    Episode 115
    10/14/92
    0.0
  • Show #1698
    Show #1698
    Episode 114
    10/13/92
    0.0
    A new H. Ross Perot Campaign Slogan is selected: "Come on, it'll be fun."
  • Show #1697
    Show #1697
    Episode 113
    10/9/92
    6.5

    Dave is unhappy with his tie, so he runs across the street to "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" and swaps ties with Regis; Dave meets Manon Rheaume, the NHL's first female goaltender; actor/comedian Jay Thomas makes his Letterman debut.

  • Show #1696
    Show #1696
    Episode 112
    10/8/92
    0.0
  • Show #1695
    Show #1695
    Episode 111
    10/7/92
    7.5

    Bette Sussman fills in for Paul; Dave describes a meeting with NBC execs about "hot buttons"; Tom Brokaw discusses buzzwords and the upcoming election; Dave meets Blake Slansky, the 12-year-old publisher of his own newspaper; comedian Jimmy Aleck riffs on aging rock stars.

  • Show #1694
    Show #1694
    Episode 110
    10/6/92
    0.0
    Tonight's live remote is "Let's Look for Swedes." Dave comes close, finding a pedestrian from Iceland, then an imposter from Finland, and finally a man from Sweden. At the end of the show, Dave gives him and his girlfriend Swedish meatballs.
  • Show #1693
    Show #1693
    Episode 109
    10/2/92
    0.0
  • Show #1692
    Show #1692
    Episode 108
    10/1/92
    0.0
    "New for the 1992 Fall Season" marks the debut of Kathleen Ankers' filthy mouth.
  • Show #1691
    Show #1691
    Episode 107
    9/30/92
    0.0
  • Show #1690
    Show #1690
    Episode 106
    9/29/92
    0.0

    Barbara Gaines points as Dave riffles for a phone segment called "What's the Deal with Ross Perot?" A call to Vermont isn't answered, so Dave calls his mom. She's not home either. Later in the show, a short discussion about CBS' "The Hat Squad," and Glenn Frey performed "When the Ship Comes Down."

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  • Show #1689
    Show #1689
    Episode 105
    9/25/92
    0.0
    Throughout the show, writer Bill Scheft bets on horses at the Belmont Park racetrack. Allotted $1,000, Bill comes out even, and race track hot dogs are distributed to the audience.
  • Show #1688
    Show #1688
    Episode 104
    9/24/92
    0.0
    "Political Charts and Graphs" includes the equation "JFK + Confused Parakeet - JFK = Quayle"; Ben Stiller promotes his new sketch comedy program on Fox; Paul plugs his fluffy new daytime talk show, "Paul"; Shakespear's Sister (with the WMDB) performed "I Don't Care."
  • Show #1687
    Show #1687
    Episode 103
    9/23/92
    0.0
    Paul's rented painting in front of his organ, Richard Tobias's "Untitled," is replaced by a photo of Martin Short at age thirteen with his family.
  • Show #1686
    Show #1686
    Episode 102
    9/22/92
    0.0
    Dave introduces a new segment, "What Are We Cooking?" by calling Meg Parsont and asking her to identify what Biff is cooking on the pavement. She guesses knockwurst; it's bacon. Later, Biff cooks steak; Meg guesses barbecue chicken. Finally, Biff cooks chicken, but Meg guesses hamburger. Later, Leanza Cornett (Miss America 1993) chats with Dave.moreless
  • Show #1685
    Show #1685
    Episode 101
    9/11/92
    10
  • Show #1684
    Show #1684
    Episode 100
    9/10/92
    0.0
  • Show #1683
    Show #1683
    Episode 99
    9/9/92
    0.0
  • Show #1682
    Show #1682
    Episode 98
    9/8/92
    9.6
  • Show #1681
    Show #1681
    Episode 97
    9/4/92
    10
  • Show #1680
    Show #1680
    Episode 96
    9/3/92
    0.0
  • Show #1679
    Show #1679
    Episode 95
    9/2/92
    0.0
    Dave and Wolfgang Puck make several dishes with crabs.
  • Show #1678
    Show #1678
    Episode 94
    9/1/92
    0.0
    The Neville Brothers sit in with the band and later perform a cover of Steve Miller's "Fly Like an Eagle"; Dave calls the Desert View Trading Post at the Grand Canyon to see if they'll describe the view as "breathtaking"; after a very endearing interview, Sarah Jessica Parker becomes Dave's unofficial co-host for the night.moreless
  • Show #1677
    Show #1677
    Episode 93
    8/28/92
    0.0

    In tonight's remote, after the office fish passes away Dave visits Fishtown, USA and buys new fish; The Smothers Brothers sing "The Cowboy's Lament" and Tom discusses his upcoming knee surgery; Joe Cocker performed "Now That the Magic is Gone" and "Feelin' Alright."

  • Show #1676
    Show #1676
    Episode 92
    8/27/92
    0.0
    Dave gets a soda as 62 genius members from Mensa pass it from the 7th floor soda machines to the 6th floor studio. The combined IQ of the Mensa line is 10,139 (an average of 163.5).
  • Show #1675
    Show #1675
    Episode 91
    8/26/92
    0.0
  • Show #1674
    Show #1674
    Episode 90
    8/25/92
    0.0
    Tonight's live remote is "Let's Look for Swedes"; no Swedes are found, but an Italian girl named Danielle is invited into the studio at Dave's insistence.
  • Show #1673
    Show #1673
    Episode 89
    8/21/92
    0.0
  • Show #1672
    Show #1672
    Episode 88
    8/20/92
    0.0
  • Show #1671
    Show #1671
    Episode 87
    8/19/92
    0.0
    Phil Donahue's chat with Dave is interrupted for an appearance by Phil's wife, actress Marlo Thomas.
  • Show #1670
    Show #1670
    Episode 86
    8/18/92
    0.0
    Larry Bud makes his second report from the Republican National Convention, and true to form he can't hear Dave; Dave calls up his mother to see if she has any fun facts about blue jays; Sister Carol and the WMDB performed "Tight Spot."
  • Show #1669
    Show #1669
    Episode 85
    8/14/92
    9.2
  • Show #1668
    Show #1668
    Episode 84
    8/13/92
    0.0
  • Show #1667
    Show #1667
    Episode 83
    8/12/92
    0.0
    After a segment called "Products Rejected by the FDA," Dave gives an edible plunger to Anton Fig's Mom and Dad, who are in the audience. His folks then pass the plunger around, and everyone takes a bite.
  • Show #1666
    Show #1666
    Episode 82
    8/11/92
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsant as street artist Miles Ludvigsen, using binoculars, draws her face on the pavement.
  • Show #1665
    Show #1665
    Episode 81
    7/24/92
    0.0
  • Show #1664
    Show #1664
    Episode 80
    7/23/92
    0.0
    A promo for "Captain Dave's Weasel Farm and Theology Camp," fusing bible study with children handling vermin. Also, Dave calls Gov. Bill Clinton to deliver the audience-chosen Democratic Party slogan: "We don't have a clue, but we don't have a Quayle."
  • Show #1663
    Show #1663
    Episode 79
    7/22/92
    0.0
  • Show #1662
    Show #1662
    Episode 78
    7/21/92
    0.0

    "How's the Weather?" is replaced tonight with "What's the Deal with Ross Perot?" as Dave riffles and Gaines points in a Lebanon, Pennsylvania phone book. Later, Leon Russell performed "Anything Can Happen."

  • Show #1661
    Show #1661
    Episode 77
    7/17/92
    0.0
    In tonight's remote, Dave, Gerard Mulligan, Barbara Gaines, and others visit a pet psychic.
  • Show #1660
    Show #1660
    Episode 76
    7/16/92
    0.0
    Paul celebrates the guest announcements with body flips; Dave meets popcorn magnate Orville Redenbacher and his grandson Gary.
  • Show #1659
    Show #1659
    Episode 75
    7/15/92
    0.0
  • Show #1658
    Show #1658
    Episode 74
    7/14/92
    0.0
    Larry "Bud" reports live from inside the Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden. Naturally, Mr. Melman can't hear a thing Dave is saying.
  • Show #1657
    Show #1657
    Episode 73
    7/10/92
    0.0
  • Show #1656
    Show #1656
    Episode 72
    7/9/92
    0.0
    After repeated attempts, Dave finally gets someone on one of the pay phones below to have his face cleaned by Biff Henderson in a new segment called "May We Squeegee Your Face?"
  • Show #1655
    Show #1655
    Episode 71
    7/8/92
    0.0
    Time for "Ask H. 'Bud' Perot," with kisses to audience members from Regis Philbin. Also, Lindsey Buckingham performs "Countdown" and takes a light-hearted jab at former bandmate/ex-wife Stevie Nicks.
  • Show #1654
    Show #1654
    Episode 70
    7/7/92
    0.0
    Will Lee returns after a lengthy vacation; Dave calls Bob Costas in Barcelona to give him a Summer Olympics Quiz; Paul tells Dave that he's bored, then explains what he'd rather be doing during the show.
  • Show #1653
    Show #1653
    Episode 69
    6/26/92
    0.0
  • Show #1652
    Show #1652
    Episode 68
    6/25/92
    10
    Late Night is interrupted by a news bulletin, reporting on a man in Michigan who had signed up for NBC's Olympic Triplecast Pay-Per-View. The report is proved false.
  • Show #1651
    Show #1651
    Episode 67
    6/24/92
    0.0

    Dave enjoys repeating the name of audience member Kelli Robin Wilcoxen; Paul Reiser promotes his comedy special "3 1/2 Blocks from Home" and his new sitcom; when Dave asks Paul if something is wrong, Paul goes on yet another tirade; a cooking demonstration with Bobby Flay.

  • Show #1650
    Show #1650
    Episode 66
    6/23/92
    0.0
  • Show #1649
    Show #1649
    Episode 65
    6/19/92
    0.0
    Michael Keaton guests on the show as Larry "Bud" Melman shouts from inside a desk drawer, "Where is Batman? I must see Batman!"
  • Show #1648
    Show #1648
    Episode 64
    6/18/92
    0.0
    Al Maher and Joe Gorta perform "Far and Away" in the latest "Stagehand Theater" segment.
  • Show #1647
    Show #1647
    Episode 63
    6/17/92
    0.0
    The audience picks a campaign slogan for President Bush: "Deficit, Schmeficit." Later, Dave meets William Figueroa, the sixth-grader who taught Dan Quayle how to spell "potato."
  • Show #1646
    Show #1646
    Episode 62
    6/16/92
    0.0

    Dave and Paul compete in a battle of spit-takes in "Dave's Summertime Checklist"; supermodel Christy Turlington introduces Dave to her sister Erin; Buckwheat Zydeco sits in with the WMDB and performs "Hey Joe."

  • Show #1645
    Show #1645
    Episode 61
    6/12/92
    10
    In one of his first of many triumphant comebacks to the show, Chris Elliott performs his parody of William Shatner's "Rocket Man." Also, in tonight's remote Dave visits a past-life expert.
  • Show #1644
    Show #1644
    Episode 60
    6/11/92
    0.0
    Hal opens up the sun roof again, the Paul gets a wicked sunburn. Also, Melissa Etheridge and the WMDB perform "Dance Without Sleeping."
  • Show #1643
    Show #1643
    Episode 59
    6/10/92
    0.0
    Hal opens up the Late Night Sun Roof and two jets fly by. Also, Dave calls the NBC nurse to look at Bruno Kirby's injured knee.
  • Show #1642
    Show #1642
    Episode 58
    6/9/92
    0.0
    Dave returns from a weeklong hiatus with an audience detour called "Brush with Vacation Hell." Also, schoolchildren from Queens step up to center stage to tell jokes.
  • Show #1641
    Show #1641
    Episode 57
    6/5/92
    0.0
  • Show #1640
    Show #1640
    Episode 56
    6/4/92
    7.0
    Former WMDB guitarist Hiram Bullock makes his last guest appearance on the show; Roger Moore promotes the TV special "30 Years of James Bond"; Dave chats with 1992 National Spelling Bee winner (and future Jeopardy! champ) Amanda Goad.
  • Show #1639
    Show #1639
    Episode 55
    6/3/92
    0.0
  • Show #1638
    Show #1638
    Episode 54
    6/2/92
    0.0
    A new opening montage series, with three alternating space motifs, debuts. One of them includes a kite with Japanese text that is alleged to read "Leno sucks."
  • Show #1637
    Show #1637
    Episode 53
    5/22/92
    7.8
    Before the show, Dave honors Johnny Carson's last night as Tonight Show host by showing a clip montage of Carson's previous appearances on Late Night. He claims that Carson's show would have guaranteed the success of any program that followed it, even a show about "squirrels mating in a cage."
  • Show #1636
    Show #1636
    Episode 52
    5/21/92
    0.0

    Donald Trump discusses his recent financial woes and (first) divorce, Ross Perot's campaign, and his take on Mike Tyson's rape conviction. Later, Dinosaur Jr. performed "The Wagon."

  • Show #1635
    Show #1635
    Episode 51
    5/20/92
    0.0
  • Show #1634
    Show #1634
    Episode 50
    5/19/92
    5.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon and Schuster and presents a birthday gift for her: The Jamestown High School Marching Band march by her window on 49th Street playing "Happy Birthday" while forming the letters "M," "E," and "G." In the process, the band holds up rush-hour traffic for blocks.moreless
  • Show #1633
    Show #1633
    Episode 49
    5/15/92
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1632
    Show #1632
    Episode 48
    5/14/92
    0.0
    Dave calls 6A page Chris Brown and instructs him to catch the soon-to-be-departing Queen Elizabeth II, which will be heading for Bermuda. Chris makes it on-board and reports back the following week with photos.
  • Show #1631
    Show #1631
    Episode 47
    5/13/92
    0.0
    Allen Toussaint sits in with the WMDB; Dave shows phony footage of the 1992 America's Cup boat race; Crispin Glover makes an uneventful appearance on the show, promoting his film "Ed and Ruben."
  • Show #1630
    Show #1630
    Episode 46
    5/12/92
    0.0
    Paul wonders if he should change his name to "Kookie"; tonight's Network Time Killer is a man from Kenya who can bounce a soccer ball on his head; Tom Cochran and the WMDB perform "Life is a Highway."
  • Show #1629
    Show #1629
    Episode 45
    5/8/92
    10
  • Show #1628
    Show #1628
    Episode 44
    5/7/92
    0.0
    Jay Leno appears on Dave's show for the last time, three weeks before he replaces Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show. The World's Most Dangerous Band commemorates his tension-fueled interview with Dave by playing John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" and The Who's "Happy Jack."
  • Show #1627
    Show #1627
    Episode 43
    5/6/92
    0.0
    Actress/comedianne Bonnie Hunt makes her first appearance on Late Night, promoting "Beethoven."
  • Show #1626
    Show #1626
    Episode 42
    5/5/92
    0.0
  • Show #1625
    Show #1625
    Episode 41
    5/1/92
    0.0

    Tom Selleck pops in during Viewer Mail; k.d. lang performed "Constantly Craving."

  • Show #1624
    Show #1624
    Episode 40
    4/30/92
    0.0
  • Show #1623
    Show #1623
    Episode 39
    4/29/92
    0.0
  • Show #1622
    Show #1622
    Episode 38
    4/28/92
    0.0
    Dave calls 1992 National Whistling Champion Sean Lomax, who whistles, almost in full, the first movement to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
  • Show #1621
    Show #1621
    Episode 37
    4/24/92
    0.0
  • Show #1620
    Show #1620
    Episode 36
    4/23/92
    0.0
    Martin Mull, a guest for the next night, drops by tonight to make sure that a gun is under his guest chair. Also, Tori Amos performed "Crucify."
  • Show #1619
    Show #1619
    Episode 35
    4/22/92
    0.0

    David Sanborn sits in again; when Dave asks Paul if something is the matter, Paul goes on another lengthy tirade; Christine Lahti plugs Leaving Normal; Al Green (with Bette Sussman, Sanborn, and the WMDB) performed "Love is Reality."

  • Show #1618
    Show #1618
    Episode 34
    4/21/92
    0.0
  • Show #1617
    Show #1617
    Episode 33
    4/7/92
    10
    Biff interrupts Dave's monologue, asks him for $100, then leaves the studio and hands it over to Jerry Brown. Also, Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster and arranges for a hawk to fly from the NBC window to Meg's. Instead, it flies away, last seen "heading up 6th Avenue."moreless
  • Show #1616
    Show #1616
    Episode 32
    4/3/92
    10
  • Show #1615
    Show #1615
    Episode 31
    4/2/92
    10

    Saxophone player David Sanborn sits in with the band; Products Rejected by the FDA; "Top Ten Interesting Facts about the 38-Acre Fungus"; interviews with Dolly Parton, Robin Ficker, and Steve Landesberg.

  • Show #1614
    Show #1614
    Episode 30
    4/1/92
    10
  • Show #1613
    Show #1613
    Episode 29
    3/31/92
    10
  • Show #1612
    Show #1612
    Episode 28
    3/27/92
    0.0

    A remote called "Staff Lunchtime Stories" includes recreations of embarrassing anecdotes from LN employees; Spinal Tap promotes their reunion tour by introducing their newest drummer and performing "Bitch School."

  • Show #1611
    Show #1611
    Episode 27
    3/26/92
    7.5

    Charles Grodin promotes Beethoven; Dave meets 6 1/2-year old ham radio operator Veronica Harrington, who does a demonstration.

  • Show #1610
    Show #1610
    Episode 26
    3/25/92
    7.0

    Roger Ball and Bruce Kapler sit in the WMDB; Alan King talks about his grandchildren; when Dave asks what's wrong with him, Paul goes on an epic tirade; in their first network TV appearance, A Tribe Called Quest (with the WMDB and the guest horns) perform a searing rendition of "Check the Rhime."

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  • Show #1609
    Show #1609
    Episode 25
    3/24/92
    10
  • Show #1608
    Show #1608
    Episode 24
    3/20/92
    6.8

    Biff presents a Paul Tsongas Campaign Update: "It's over." Also, Bronson Pinchot promotes Blame It on the Bellboy.

  • Show #1607
    Show #1607
    Episode 23
    3/19/92
    10
    After an audience request, the Top Ten Home Office moves from Lebanon, Pennsylvania to Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Also, Academy Award nominee Michael Lerner promotes Barton Fink.
  • Show #1606
    Show #1606
    Episode 22
    3/18/92
    10
  • Show #1605
    Show #1605
    Episode 21
    3/17/92
    10
  • Show #1604
    Show #1604
    Episode 20
    3/6/92
    0.0

    Dave acknowledges his 1,600th show; Anthony Quinn plugs Mobsters; in his network television debut, Jon Stewart riffs on Russian tourism and the Middle East.

  • Show #1603
    Show #1603
    Episode 19
    3/5/92
    0.0
    Dave lets an audience member sit in the guest seat for about five seconds or so; Woody Harrelson promotes "White Men Can't Jump" and channels Elvis by singing "Burning Love" with the WMDB; Andrea Sande gives another stock market report.
  • Show #1602
    Show #1602
    Episode 18
    3/4/92
    0.0
    Citing Paul Tsongas's appearance two weeks ago, Presidential hopeful Charles Woods demands and receives equal time on tonight's show; Dave orders Louise the Studio 6A page to find and retrieve "Live at Five" guest Richard Lewis.
  • Show #1601
    Show #1601
    Episode 17
    3/3/92
    0.0
    Dave cames up with a bunch of "new" baseball cliches, then calls up Yankees skipper Buck Showalter to see if he'll use any of Dave's suggestions.
  • Show #1600
    Show #1600
    Episode 16
    2/27/92
    6.5
    Tonight on "Stagehand Theater," Al Maher and Joe Gorta act out a scene from Fried Green Tomatoes; Rob Lowe promotes Wayne's World; James Brown performed a medley of "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" and "Sex Machine."
  • Show #1599
    Show #1599
    Episode 15
    2/26/92
    0.0
  • Show #1598
    Show #1598
    Episode 14
    2/25/92
    0.0
    Dave and Paul argue on which LP The Beatles' "Drive My Car" appeared on, o Ringo Starr drops by to answer. Also, Dave and Randy Travis call up a radio station in South Dakota that once hired a young Tom Brokaw.
  • Show #1597
    Show #1597
    Episode 13
    2/21/92
    0.0
  • Show #1596
    Show #1596
    Episode 12
    2/20/92
    0.0
    After a hiatus of four months, the Top Ten list returns with "Top Ten Reasons We Stopped Doing the Top Ten List for A While." Number 5: Had crazy idea people would enjoy more banter with Paul.
  • Show #1595
    Show #1595
    Episode 11
    2/19/92
    0.0
    Dave instructs the Betsy the Studio 6A page to fetch Presidential candidate Paul Tsongas. He and his wife arrive on the set and are given one minute. Later, Dave realizes he'll now have to give equal time to the other candidates.
  • Show #1594
    Show #1594
    Episode 10
    2/18/92
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon and Schuster to celebrate the second anniversary of his first call to her (2/15/90), and he brings a Mariachi band into her office for entertainment.
  • Show #1593
    Show #1593
    Episode 9
    2/14/92
    0.0
    Tonight on Viewer Mail: Asked who might replace Larry Bud, auditions are held, and tryouts include Michael J. Fox, Cybill Shepherd, Kevin Kline, Carol Burnett, Chevy Chase, Richard Simmons, and a disguised Calvert DeForest.
  • Show #1592
    Show #1592
    Episode 8
    2/13/92
    0.0
  • Show #1591
    Show #1591
    Episode 7
    2/12/92
    0.0
  • Show #1590
    Show #1590
    Episode 6
    2/11/92
    0.0
    Before the show, Dave challenges Sylvester Stallone to punch him in the stomach. Stallone does, and Dave doubles over. Also, a "Charts & Graphs" segment is interrupted by a Suzanne Somers Thighmaster infomercial.
  • Show #1584
    Show #1584
    Episode 5
    2/7/92
    0.0
    In tonight's remote, Dave buys shoes with staffers Barbara Gaines, Julie Bean, Mary Connelly, Pami Shamir, Laurie Diamond, and NBC page Betsy Helf.
  • Show #1583
    Show #1583
    Episode 4
    2/6/92
    7.5
    Dave meets Super Bowl XXVI MVP Mark Rypien of the Washington Redskins; The Pixies (in their first network television appearance) perform "Trompe Le Monde"; Dave, Mark and Mary Connelly toss a few footballs onstage.
  • Show #1582
    Show #1582
    Episode 3
    2/5/92
    0.0
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  • Show #1581
    Show #1581
    Episode 2
    2/4/92
    0.0
    Dave plugs the upcoming 10th Anniversary special, mentioning that it will be preempting "L.A. Law." Suddenly, a sandbag falls on his desk, just missing him. Dave goes backstage and finds Susan Dey sheepishly standing around with scissors.
  • 10th Anniversary Special
    2/6/92
    10
    The last of Dave's NBC specials, taped at Radio City Music Hall, looks back one final time at "Late Night's" most irreverent moments (see recap).