Tonight on Viewer Mail, Dave demonstrates "cockroach calling" and pretends he's Phil Donahue; Andy Garcia plugs Hero and discusses a recent trip.
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."
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."moreless
Tonight's remote: after the office fish passes away, Dave visits Fishtown, USA and buys new fish. Later, Joe Cocker performed "Now That the Magic is Gone" and "Feelin' Alright."
"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."
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."
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."
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.
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."
Charles Grodin promotes Beethoven; Dave meets 6 1/2-year old ham radio operator Veronica Harrington, who does a demonstration.