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Steve Martin displays his valuable antique Chinese ceramics on the show. Most are eventually destroyed by a wandering boom mike, camera, elbow, and tennis balls. However, a herd of goats and sheep walk through the exhibit and knock down nothing.
Dave pays tribute to the "sister show" in Italy with guest Maurizio Costanzo (host of The Maurizio Costanzo Show). The two shows exchange clips, and commemorative plates of the sister show accord are proudly displayed.
Dave and Paul dwell on a missing camera; Dave and US Open champ Chris Evert-Lloyd hit tennis balls from a cannon in the 6th floor hallway; Paula Poundstone makes her Late Night debut; 20-plus standby audience members are treated to a mini version of tonight's show.
Tonight's episode of Chris Elliott's Guy Under the Seats: "The Cookout." Later, Dave interviews Marian Aslakson, a member of the first Girl Scout troop.