Late Night With David Letterman - Season 9

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Episode Guide

  • Show #1421
    Show #1421
    Episode 154
    2/1/91
    0.0
    Chris Elliott makes the first of his many "Triumphant Returns" to Dave's show.
  • Show #1420
    Show #1420
    Episode 153
    1/31/91
    0.0
    William Wegman promotes an upcoming exhibition of his dog photography.
  • Show #1419
    Show #1419
    Episode 152
    1/30/91
    0.0
    Dave calls in an NBC page to run some errands during the show; Buffalo Bills kicker "Scott Norwood" cooks bacon on a grill under the seats; Hal punches up CNN and finds Larry "Bud" in Hollywood outside Cher's home; Gretchen Warden shows off a few more dangerous and obsolete medical devices.moreless
  • Show #1418
    Show #1418
    Episode 151
    1/29/91
    0.0
    Live from Times Square, newly minted CNN correspondent Larry "Bud" Melman reports on the situation on Iraq. Later, Dave chats with New York Giants RB Ottis Anderson, the MVP of Super Bowl XXV.
  • Show #1417
    Show #1417
    Episode 150
    1/25/91
    0.0
    Dave throws a pencil through the backdrop, then races downstairs -running into Bill Wendell, an NBC tour, gladiators, Phil Donahue, and Larry Bud- and goes outside to catch it.
  • Show #1416
    Show #1416
    Episode 149
    0.0
    An inebriated John Hurt comes onto the set wearing three pairs of glasses on his face. Also, the Peace Through Dramatization Players makes its final appearance in "Zip Code to Glory."
  • Show #1415
    Show #1415
    Episode 148
    1/15/91
    0.0
    Robert Cray sits in on guitar with the WMDB; tonight's Network Time Killer is a hula hoop artist from Moscow, and Dave is so impressed with her that she performs twice.
  • Show #1414
    Show #1414
    Episode 147
    1/11/91
    0.0
    Morty retrieves Marlo Thomas from "Live-at-Five" to do a spit-take on the Late Night set. Later, Dave begins another installment of "Those Funny, Funny Maplethorpe Photos" but stops and leaves the studio to free Larry Bud from the downstairs freezer.
  • Show #1413
    Show #1413
    Episode 146
    1/10/91
    0.0
    A live remote for another installment of "May We See Your Holiday Photos Please" takes a wrong turn as Dave instructs the cameraman outside to first check a nearby restaurant and then, later, to a film theater showing "Anal Intruder" starring Ken the Cowboy.
  • Show #1412
    Show #1412
    Episode 145
    1/9/91
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont at Simon & Schuster and wants her office painted; Dave interviews himself as a second Dave appears on the set; Johnny and Joey Ramone with the WMDB perform "Pet Cemetery."
  • Show #1411
    Show #1411
    Episode 144
    1/8/91
    0.0
    Morty fetches Danny Thomas from Live-at-Five to do a spit-take with guest Macaulay Culkin, who sets him up with, "Is that your nose, or are you eating a banana?"
  • Show #1410
    Show #1410
    Episode 143
    12/28/90
    0.0
    Dave does an impression of a middle-aged dumb, cranky guy; window washer-cum-psychic Morris Fonte tries to read Dave's mind.
  • Show #1409
    Show #1409
    Episode 142
    12/27/90
    0.0
    Kenny Aronoff continues to fill in for Anton; after a decidedly strong Top Ten, Hal runs the credits and Paul plays the theme 13 minutes into the show; Alan Bragdon shows off some strange inventions.
  • Show #1408
    Show #1408
    Episode 141
    12/26/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "How's the Weather?" Dave riffles as Barbara Gaines points: A call to Elko, Nevada (no answer), to Bowling Green, Kentucky (no answer), to Saganaw, Michigan (no answer), and a call to New Mexico (no answer). So Dave calls Bab's parents in Florida. Also, "Biff Henderson's Where Are They Now?" looks at Howard Hughes: "long dead."moreless
  • Show #1407
    Show #1407
    Episode 140
    12/21/90
    10
    In tonight's remote, Dave visits kids on the street and asks them about their Christmas wishes, but soon gives up; instead, he picks up Elite Models and spends the day with them. Also, for the eighth year in a row, Paul performs his impression of Cher butchering "O Holy Night."
  • Show #1406
    Show #1406
    Episode 139
    12/20/90
    9.5
    Tony Randall sings Christmas carols in the hallway; Larry Bud awards a bottle of Scotch to Mr. Christmas on 6th Avenue; Dolly Parton appears onstage dressed as a reindeer (see recap); Paul does his annual imitation of Cher singing "O Holy Night."
  • Show #1405
    Show #1405
    Episode 138
    12/19/90
    0.0
    David Sanborn and Francisco Santana sit in with the WMDB again; Dave and Martha Stewart make wrapping paper.
  • Show #1404
    Show #1404
    Episode 137
    12/18/90
    0.0
    Meg Parsont is brought in to turn on the Late Night Christmas Tree. Later, Hal Gurnee presents a Holiday Network Time Killer, a staging of "The Nutcracker" by the floor crew and stagehands, who are sitting around eating donuts.
  • Show #1403
    Show #1403
    Episode 136
    12/14/90
    0.0
    The Dirty Dozen Brass Band sits in with the WMDB; actor-director Richard Benjamin promotes Mermaids; Dieter Sturm drops by to blow up some stuff.
  • Show #1402
    Show #1402
    Episode 135
    12/13/90
    0.0
    Dave and the crew send their holiday wishes; Spalding Gray promotes an upcoming one-man show and comments on the pending war in Iraq.
  • Show #1401
    Show #1401
    Episode 134
    12/12/90
    0.0
    In tonight's edition of "How's the Weather?", Gaines helps Dave make a phone call to Pierre, South Dakota; sharpshooter Billy Messick helps Dave present the Top Ten.
  • Show #1400
    Show #1400
    Episode 133
    12/11/90
    0.0
  • Show #1399
    Show #1399
    Episode 132
    11/30/90
    0.0
    Dave is "attacked" by camera 2; during Viewer Mail, the man from the Irish Spring commercials (Gerard) aims a gun at the audience; Dave goes to New York Hospital to have his ankle checked.
  • Show #1398
    Show #1398
    Episode 131
    11/29/90
    0.0
    Another segment of "Those Funny, Funny Mapplethorpe Photos" is interrupted as a camera begins to rotate out of control because five fat guys are sitting in the studio front row.
  • Show #1397
    Show #1397
    Episode 130
    11/28/90
    8.8
    Dave manages to get Live-at-Five guests Miss USSR and Miss Soviet TV to drop by Late Night, rewarding them with cartons of cigarettes. One of the young boys in a Show and Tell segment (his feat: playing a harmonica through his nose) is later escorted down the NBC hall by Miss USSR and stares at her in amazement and delight. Later in the show, Warren Zevon performed a cover of the Prince song "Raspberry Beret."moreless
  • Show #1396
    Show #1396
    Episode 129
    11/27/90
    0.0
    Dave (with a little help from Barbara Gaines) calls International Falls, Minnesota to convince an Elks Club member named Jerry to walk across the border to Canada and call back.
  • Show #1395
    Show #1395
    Episode 128
    11/23/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Viewer Mail," "Shirley MacLaine" (Larry Bud) discusses past lives. Later, Dr. Braverman observes and studies Dave's brain.
  • Show #1394
    Show #1394
    Episode 127
    11/22/90
    0.0
    Dave begins a longstanding Thanksgiving tradition of calling his mom and asking her what pies she's cooked. Also, jazz-pop chantuese Basia performs "Copernicus."
  • Show #1393
    Show #1393
    Episode 126
    11/21/90
    0.0
    Sixty-six Boy Scouts fetch Dave a can of 7-Up from the 7th floor soda machine.
  • Show #1392
    Show #1392
    Episode 125
    11/20/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster, as Larry "Bud" and others arrive in her office and give her a live turkey.
  • Show #1391
    Show #1391
    Episode 124
    11/16/90
    0.0
    After Dave had commented on how ragged the band guests LaToya Jackson Horns looked the previous night (wearing ripped jeans and biker jackets), guest horn players Bruce Kapler and Alan Chesnovitz appear tonight in tuxedos.
  • Show #1390
    Show #1390
    Episode 123
    11/15/90
    0.0
    Paul's buddies Bruce Kapler and Al Chez sit in with the WMDB; a camera is diagnosed with rabies and starts foaming; Biff Henderson's "Where Are They Now?" looks at Charles de Gaulle: "He's long dead."
  • Show #1389
    Show #1389
    Episode 122
    11/14/90
    0.0
  • Show #1388
    Show #1388
    Episode 121
    11/13/90
    0.0
  • Show #1387
    Show #1387
    Episode 120
    11/9/90
    0.0
    In a segment called the Stairwell Remote, Dave accidently throws away the wrong blue card, so he leaves the studio, manuevers past Larry Bud and Bill, runs down six flights of stairs, goes outside, and catches the falling card.
  • Show #1386
    Show #1386
    Episode 119
    11/8/90
    0.0
    Michael Brecker sits in on tenor sax; thoughout the night, Mary Connolly tosses footballs in Dave's office, complete with play-by-play from Marv Albert; Biff Henderson's "Where Are They Now?" spotlights General Dwight D. Eisenhower: "Dead."
  • Show #1385
    Show #1385
    Episode 118
    11/7/90
    0.0
    Regis Philbin is live at Barnes & Noble, signing copies of Late Night's first Top Ten Book.
  • Show #1384
    Show #1384
    Episode 117
    11/6/90
    0.0
    Dave tries to call his mom for her recipe to Fried Bologna. After dialing the wrong number twice and then getting a busy signal the third time, he finally makes a connection, and mother Dorothy instructs him how to cook his favorite sandwich.
  • Show #1383
    Show #1383
    Episode 116
    11/2/90
    0.0
  • Show #1382
    Show #1382
    Episode 115
    11/1/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Those Funny, Funny Mapplethorpe Photos," Dave takes a Ferris Bueller joke and gives it to Larry Bud, who shoots it in the scrapyard.
  • Show #1381
    Show #1381
    Episode 114
    10/31/90
    0.0
    A relatively new area of hilarity, "Perspectives on the News" is explained, via videotape, by Tom Brokaw. Later, LL Cool J and the WMDB perform "Momma Said Knock You Out."
  • Show #1380
    Show #1380
    Episode 113
    10/30/90
    0.0
    After tonight's Network Time Killer, which features a Samoan Fire Dance, Dave calls Meg Parsont and asks her to light sparklers in the dark. Later, the Samoan dancers appear in Meg's office.
  • Show #1379
    Show #1379
    Episode 112
    10/26/90
    0.0
  • Show #1378
    Show #1378
    Episode 111
    10/25/90
    0.0
    Bill Wendell shaves off his mustache, while Robert Cray and the Memphis Horns perform "Labor of Love" with the WMDB.
  • Show #1377
    Show #1377
    Episode 110
    10/24/90
    0.0
    "Biff Henderson's Eerie Halloween Story That He Saw on TV" makes its first and last appearance on Late Night.
  • Show #1376
    Show #1376
    Episode 109
    10/23/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Those Funny, Funny Mapplethorpe Photos," Dave is not pleased with a Grace Jones joke, so he goes to the New York harbor, stuffs the joke in meat, and throws it into the water, where sharks attack the fresh meat.
  • Show #1375
    Show #1375
    Episode 108
    10/12/90
    0.0
  • Show #1374
    Show #1374
    Episode 107
    10/11/90
    0.0
  • Show #1373
    Show #1373
    Episode 106
    10/10/90
    0.0
  • Show #1372
    Show #1372
    Episode 105
    10/9/90
    0.0
    "Those Funny, Funny Mapplethorpe Photos" is interrupted by Biff, who asks Dave for the combination to a locker outside the studio. Upon receiving it, Biff frees Tony Randall. Also, the Black Crowes perform a cover of Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle."
  • Show #1371
    Show #1371
    Episode 104
    10/5/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Viewer Mail": the Puma Unimate 206 makes its last appearance, and Dave announces that the robotic arm will be donated to the Children's Museum in Worcester, MA. Later, after the first joke to "Supermarket Finds" is deemed stupid and tasteless, Dave goes outside and dynamites the rest of the segment.moreless
  • Show #1370
    Show #1370
    Episode 103
    10/4/90
    0.0
    Country-rock guitarist Albert Lee sits in with the WMDB; Larry Bud drags Kenny Rogers up to the studio; Paul has no introductory music for tonight's "Dumb Ads" segment, so he goes to his office to compose a theme and comes up empty until he hears a bird outside.
  • Show #1369
    Show #1369
    Episode 102
    10/3/90
    0.0
  • Show #1368
    Show #1368
    Episode 101
    10/2/90
    0.0
    Dave calls his mom for a review of the new show "Cop Rock"- she likes it!
  • Show #1367
    Show #1367
    Episode 100
    9/28/90
    0.0
  • Show #1354
    Show #1354
    Episode 100
    9/6/90
    0.0
    Hal Gurnee's Network Time Killer is "A Tribute to the US Open," hosted by Larry Bud.
  • Show #1366
    Show #1366
    Episode 99
    9/27/90
    0.0
  • Show #1365
    Show #1365
    Episode 98
    9/26/90
    0.0
  • Show #1364
    Show #1364
    Episode 97
    9/25/90
    0.0
  • Show #1363
    Show #1363
    Episode 96
    9/21/90
    0.0
  • Show #1362
    Show #1362
    Episode 95
    9/20/90
    0.0
  • Show #1361
    Show #1361
    Episode 94
    9/19/90
    0.0
  • Show #1360
    Show #1360
    Episode 93
    9/18/90
    0.0
    Time again for "How's the Weather?" with Dave riffling as Barbara Gaines points. Tonight's call is a ship at sea in the Caribbean.
  • Show #1359
    Show #1359
    Episode 92
    9/14/90
    0.0
    Dave is distracted by a faint noise, so he leaves the studio and drives to Gerard Mulligan's home in New Jersey, where Gerry's son Kevin is squeezing a balloon.
  • Show #1358
    Show #1358
    Episode 91
    9/13/90
    0.0
    "Anton Fig's Expiration Date Guess" tackles mayonnaise. Another correct guess!
  • Show #1357
    Show #1357
    Episode 90
    9/12/90
    0.0
    Paul promotes "The Best of Dave Letterman's Whining" video.
  • Show #1356
    Show #1356
    Episode 89
    9/11/90
    0.0
    Another call to Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster, as the new Miss America, Marjorie Judith Vincent, drops by her office.
  • Show #1355
    Show #1355
    Episode 88
    9/7/90
    6.4
    Tonight's remote is "Crashing Things with a 150-Ton Diesel Locomotive, Part 2."
  • Show #1353
    Show #1353
    Episode 86
    9/5/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Anton Fig's Expiration Date": Half & Half. He gets it right.
  • Show #1352
    Show #1352
    Episode 85
    9/4/90
    0.0
    Time again for "How's the Weather Out There?" Dave riffles as Barbara Gaines points at telephone books from Colorado (no answer) and Louisiana (no answer); Dave finally chats with folks at the Grog Shop in Minot, North Dakota.
  • Show #1351
    Show #1351
    Episode 84
    8/17/90
    0.0
    Tonight's "Anton Fig's Expiration Date" item is strawberry yogurt. Anton guesses correctly! Also, in tonight's remote various items are run over by a 115-ton locomotive.
  • Show #1350
    Show #1350
    Episode 83
    8/16/90
    0.0
    Dave calls the phone banks on 6th Avenue as Biff tries to give away socks to anyone who answers.
  • Show #1349
    Show #1349
    Episode 82
    8/15/90
    0.0
    Anton Fig's "Guess the Expiration Date" debuts; tonight, the food in question is milk. Anton guesses wrong.
  • Show #1348
    Show #1348
    Episode 81
    8/14/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsant again, as she refuses a trim and shampoo. Instead, fellow Pocket Books employee Tara Duffy gets a wash.
  • Show #1347
    Show #1347
    Episode 80
    8/10/90
    0.0
    In tonight's remote, Dave visits teen meteorologist Michael Konowitz.
  • Show #1346
    Show #1346
    Episode 79
    8/9/90
    0.0
    Tonight's Hal Gurnee Network Time-Killers are three leggy supermodels busting plates; humorist Dave Barry promotes his new book, Dave Barry Turns 40.
  • Show #1345
    Show #1345
    Episode 78
    8/8/90
    0.0
    In a live remote at the NBC Commissary, Al Roker demonstrates the Electric Pepper Grinder as a G.E. nuclear power plant explodes.
  • Show #1344
    Show #1344
    Episode 77
    8/7/90
    0.0
    "How's the Weather Out There?" segment features a no-answer, a number not in service, and an answering machine. Also, Etta James performs "Love to Burn."
  • Show #1343
    Show #1343
    Episode 76
    8/3/90
    0.0
    Tonight on Viewer Mail, a viewer asks Dave to take his show to his high school, but, unfortunately, Dave is already booked at "Dave's Parakeet Circus."
  • Show #1342
    Show #1342
    Episode 75
    8/2/90
    0.0
    Via the magic of video editing, Dave tries on ten different blazers.
  • Show #1341
    Show #1341
    Episode 74
    8/1/90
    0.0
    Dave treats two pedestrians on the street to limousine service home. Also, Robert Downey Jr. promotes Air America.
  • Show #1340
    Show #1340
    Episode 73
    7/31/90
    0.0
    Dave calls his mom to wish her a happy 69th birthday as she reviews the film "Quick Change."
  • Show #1339
    Show #1339
    Episode 72
    7/27/90
    5.0
    In tonight's remote, Dave samples all 52 donuts at Dunkin' Donuts.
  • Show #1338
    Show #1338
    Episode 71
    7/26/90
    0.0
    Biff Henderson interrupts Dave's monologue to ask if Phil Donahue is on vacation. Finding out he is, Biff leaves the studio and tells three guys in dresses to come back next week.
  • Show #1337
    Show #1337
    Episode 70
    7/25/90
    0.0
    Hal Gurnee's Network Time Killer is a large inflatable raft is inflated in the elevator.
  • Show #1336
    Show #1336
    Episode 69
    7/24/90
    0.0
    It's time again for "How's the Weather Out There" with Barbara Gaines. Dave riffles while Barbara points as they ask a woman in Wisconsin what the weather's like.
  • Show #1335
    Show #1335
    Episode 68
    7/20/90
    0.0
    Tonight's remote: Dave has a new toy, a tiny Acu-Cam, that he plays with in the show's offices. Also, 102-year-old aerobics instructor Geneva McDaniels is the oldest guest to appear on Dave's show.
  • Show #1334
    Show #1334
    Episode 67
    7/19/90
    0.0
    Dave gets a pedestrian on the street below to repeatedly drive a convertible around the block. Near the end of the show, Paul leaves the studio to drive for the first time since he moved to New York sixteen years earlier.
  • Show #1333
    Show #1333
    Episode 66
    7/18/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Layman's Corner," Associate Producer Jude Brennan explains how a CD player works. Also, Hothouse Flowers perform "Give It Up."
  • Show #1332
    Show #1332
    Episode 65
    7/17/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont and asks her to spray her fire extinguisher out her window, but the window is sealed. She turns it on anyway. Also, additions to the audience applause sign are shown: "hostile silence," "jeers and catcalls," and "hum show tunes."
  • Show #1331
    Show #1331
    Episode 64
    7/13/90
    6.0
    Tonight on Viewer Mail: a fan asks why Dave wasn't as well known at his high school as his fellow classmate, Marilyn Tucker. Dave holds up his Broad Ripple High School yearbook, turning to the caption underneath the future vice president's wife: "President, Heavy Petting Club."
  • Show #1330
    Show #1330
    Episode 63
    7/12/90
    0.0
    It's "Archery Night" in the NBC hallway with Tricia Hall-Johnson, as Bill Murray, a guest from the night before, returns to bother Dave and shoot arrows.
  • Show #1329
    Show #1329
    Episode 62
    7/11/90
    0.0
    The audience selects a new rumor: Barbara Bush once ate 110 clams.
  • Show #1328
    Show #1328
    Episode 61
    7/10/90
    0.0
    Dave calls his mom and asks her to review "Dick Tracy." Also, on "Stupid Pet Tricks," a horse lip-syncs to "Indian Love Call."
  • Show #1327
    Show #1327
    Episode 60
    6/29/90
    0.0
    The show begins by airing high school student David Gottlieb's black and white stick animation of the opening montage. Also, the studio is filled with smoke after a fireworks display.
  • Show #1326
    Show #1326
    Episode 59
    6/28/90
    0.0
  • Show #1325
    Show #1325
    Episode 58
    6/27/90
    0.0
    Tonight's Hal Gurnee Network Time Killer: "Wow! Giant Dominoes!"
  • Show #1324
    Show #1324
    Episode 57
    6/26/90
    0.0
    Dave's mom gives a "vacation review" from a Comfort Inn in Vancouver; Patrick Swayze plugs "Ghost."
  • Show #1323
    Show #1323
    Episode 56
    6/22/90
    0.0
    Guest Walter Swan discusses his bookstore that sells only one book, the self-published "Me n' Henry."
  • Show #1322
    Show #1322
    Episode 55
    6/21/90
    0.0
    Dave chats with NL Player of the Month (and ex-Met) Lenny Dykstra. Also, Late Night debuts a television premiere, "Biff Tracy."
  • Show #1321
    Show #1321
    Episode 54
    6/20/90
    9.5
    The audience selects a new catch phrase: "Nicely packed, bag boy." Also, Kyle MacLachlan helps Dave make sense out of "Twin Peaks."
  • Show #1320
    Show #1320
    Episode 53
    6/19/90
    0.0
    Late Night writer Rob Burnett makes a surprise walk-on appearance and chats briefly with Dave; the new couch in Paul's office is attacked by rats.
  • Show #1319
    Show #1319
    Episode 52
    6/15/90
    0.0
  • Show #1318
    Show #1318
    Episode 51
    6/14/90
    0.0
  • Show #1317
    Show #1317
    Episode 50
    6/13/90
    0.0
    Buckwheat Zydeco sits in with the WMDB; after the Adda machine malfunctions, Warren Beatty (in his Dick Tracy getup) reads his own Top Ten.
  • Show #1316
    Show #1316
    Episode 49
    6/8/90
    0.0
    Throughout the show, Al Maher gives updates on the ongoing World Cup of Soccer tournament.
  • Show #1315
    Show #1315
    Episode 48
    6/7/90
    0.0
  • Show #1314
    Show #1314
    Episode 47
    6/6/90
    6.0
    Dave shows grainy footage from last weekend's Indianapolis 500, then declares the tape a waste of $3500; upon finding out that American programming is starting to make its way to Russia, Ina Gorbatov translates Dave's introductory address to the U.S.S.R.
  • Show #1313
    Show #1313
    Episode 46
    6/5/90
    0.0
    From her home in Indianapolis, Dorothy Letterman recites the "Top Ten Things Found in Dave's Mom's Refrigerator." Items include "milk," "margarine," "watermelon," and "mushrooms."
  • Show #1312
    Show #1312
    Episode 45
    5/25/90
    0.0
  • Show #1299
    Show #1299
    Episode 45
    5/4/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1311
    Show #1311
    Episode 44
    5/24/90
    0.0
  • Show #1298
    Show #1298
    Episode 44
    5/3/90
    0.0
    Phil Donahue, Tom Brokaw, Marv Albert, Carol Burnett, Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Jane Pauley, and Fred Savage suddenly appear one-by-one in place of Dave in his desk chair. Finally, NBC pages take away a TV remote control from someone in the audience.
  • Show #1310
    Show #1310
    Episode 43
    5/23/90
    0.0
  • Show #1297
    Show #1297
    Episode 43
    5/2/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1309
    Show #1309
    Episode 42
    5/22/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon and Schuster and delivers clams to her for her birthday next weekend. On Dave's suggestion, she heaves them out her office window.
  • Show #1296
    Show #1296
    Episode 42
    5/1/90
    0.0
    In need of one more joke, Dave calls Johnny Carson, who faxes one to the show.
  • Show #1308
    Show #1308
    Episode 41
    5/18/90
    0.0
    A Friday remote begins with a visit to a hardware store, but Dave becomes bored quickly and decides to instead spend the day at the beach with super-leggy models from the Elite Agency.
  • Show #1295
    Show #1295
    Episode 41
    4/27/90
    0.0
    Maury Povich narrates a special "Current Affair" exclusive on how Dave and his seven wives bankrolled Libya's gas plant.
  • Show #1307
    Show #1307
    Episode 40
    5/17/90
    0.0
  • Show #1294
    Show #1294
    Episode 40
    4/26/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1306
    Show #1306
    Episode 39
    5/16/90
    0.0
    Before Dave gets a chance to begin his monologue, Bill Wendell introduces Jack Jones, who performs "Well All Right, Okay, You Win."
  • Show #1293
    Show #1293
    Episode 39
    4/25/90
    0.0
    It's "Brush with Secretaries," but Dave selects real secretaries in the audience, so the segment is retitled "Brush With Themselves."
  • Show #1305
    Show #1305
    Episode 38
    5/15/90
    0.0
    Recycling expert Carolyn Jabs offers a tribute to Scotch Tape. Also, They Might Be Giants (with the WMDB) performed "Birdhouse In Your Soul."
  • Show #1292
    Show #1292
    Episode 38
    4/24/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster and asks her to open her office window and empty her three-hole-puncher. She obliges.
  • Show #1304
    Show #1304
    Episode 37
    5/11/90
    0.0
  • Show #1291
    Show #1291
    Episode 37
    4/13/90
    0.0
    Lonnie Mack sits in with the WMDB; the Unimation Puma 200 robotic arm assists Dave during "Viewer Mail"; Dave meets Gwen Matthewman, the world's fastest knitter.
  • Show #1303
    Show #1303
    Episode 36
    5/10/90
    0.0
    Dave Edmunds and the Miami Horns sit in with the WMDB; throughout the night, pedestrians race around 30 Rock Plaza; Dick Clark makes a futile attempt to usurp the show from Dave.
  • Show #1290
    Show #1290
    Episode 36
    4/12/90
    0.0
    To celebrate Dave's 43rd birthday, Chris Elliott makes his last Late Night appearance in a prepared comedy bit. Tonight, he's a vigilante in a demonstration on self-defense.
  • Show #1302
    Show #1302
    Episode 35
    5/9/90
    0.0
  • Show #1289
    Show #1289
    Episode 35
    4/11/90
    0.0
    Dave can't find the Top Ten List ("Top Ten Unsuccessful Lambada Movies"), so he searches and finds it under his desk, cuts his thumb, then calls for the NBC nurse.
  • Show #1301
    Show #1301
    Episode 34
    5/8/90
    0.0
  • Show #1288
    Show #1288
    Episode 34
    4/10/90
    0.0
    Thoughout the night, bowling star Mike Aulby throws strikes and spares at a nearby alley. Later in the show, "Doogie Howser" star Neil Patrick Harris bowls a stack of matza in the hallway.
  • Show #1287
    Show #1287
    Episode 33
    4/6/90
    0.0
    In tonight's remote, Dave annoys the employees at a New Jersey McDonalds, driving around their Drive-Thru eight times before being asked never to return again.
  • Show #1286
    Show #1286
    Episode 32
    4/5/90
    0.0
    Legendary actor Anthony Quinn promotes the made-for-TV movie adaptation of "The Old Man and the Sea"; Dave chats with rabbit breeder Les Everett.
  • Show #1285
    Show #1285
    Episode 31
    4/4/90
    0.0
    "Susan Tryer" (Jude Brennan) appears to promote her book "Collecting Bottle Caps"; the interview is so boring that the tape is fast-forwarded to the next commercial break.
  • Show #1284
    Show #1284
    Episode 30
    4/3/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster and asks her to shoot paper airplanes out her window.
  • Show #1283
    Show #1283
    Episode 29
    3/30/90
    0.0
    Tonight on "Viewer Mail": Larry Jacobson is "The Lambada Guy" and is shot by NBC pages. The audience boos the violence, so Dave takes the pages' gun and shoots Larry again.
  • Show #1282
    Show #1282
    Episode 28
    3/29/90
    0.0
    After appearing the previous night, Marv Albert shows up to retrieve his wallet, which he left in the guest chair.
  • Show #1281
    Show #1281
    Episode 27
    3/28/90
    0.0
    During the monologue, Dave tells a news joke, then leaves the studio and walks to to the NBC Newsroom, where he exchanges cue cards with Tom Brokaw.
  • Show #1280
    Show #1280
    Episode 26
    3/27/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1279
    Show #1279
    Episode 25
    3/23/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1278
    Show #1278
    Episode 24
    3/22/90
    0.0
    Dave doesn't read the "Top Ten Least Interesting Academy Award Categories" and instead calls home. Super Dave Osborne answers the phone.
  • Show #1277
    Show #1277
    Episode 23
    3/21/90
    10
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1276
    Show #1276
    Episode 22
    3/20/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1275 (900302)
    Show #1275 (900302)
    Episode 21
    3/2/90
    10
    Dave gets a hug from an audience member; "Viewer Mail," assisted by the PUMA 260 robotic arm; locked out California Angels Mark Langston and Scott Bradley play catch in the hallway; Tom Hanks plugs Joe vs. the Volcano; Jack Hanna with animals; Natasha Richardson visits.
  • Show #1273
    Show #1273
    Episode 19
    2/28/90
    0.0
    Dave makes a belated birthday call to Tony Randall; Chris Elliott appears in a robe and forces himself into Dave's dressing room to take a shower.
  • Show #1271
    Show #1271
    Episode 17
    2/23/90
    0.0
    Larry Bud pops up to show a clip from his newest self-help video, "How to Play Billiards"; Dave wishes staffer Joe Toplyn good luck upon his retirement.
  • Show #1270
    Show #1270
    Episode 16
    2/22/90
    0.0
    Dave sends Biff down to Studio 3A to speak with a local newsman; Jody Levin demonstrates some new toys.
  • Show #1269
    Show #1269
    Episode 15
    2/21/90
    0.0
    Jenny Maldaur, Michelle Gray, and Shandy Cinnamon become the first backup singers to sit in with the WMDB; Dave calls the GE hotline to ask about microwaving light bulbs; Dave falls asleep between interviews, then has a nightmare where everybody looks like Paul.
  • Show #1266
    Show #1266
    Episode 12
    2/15/90
    0.0
    Dave calls Meg Parsont across the street at Simon & Schuster for the first time and selects her as Office Worker of the Month. Biff escorts her into the studio, where Dave presents her with a nice men's suit.
  • Show #1265
    Show #1265
    Episode 11
    2/14/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1264
    Show #1264
    Episode 10
    2/13/90
    0.0
    NBA superstar Charles Barkley discusses the NBA All-Star Game; Dave's visit to the NBC "nurse" for cold medicine ends up being a botched pornographic fantasy.
  • Show #1263
    Show #1263
    Episode 9
    2/9/90
    0.0
    Dave needs one more guest, so he leaves the GE Building, taxi's to Tony Randall's apartment, and brings Tony back to the studio. Also, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce of Cream fame sit in with the WMDB, who later perform "I Feel Free."
  • Show #1262
    Show #1262
    Episode 8
    2/8/90
    0.0
    Synopsis to be added later.
  • Show #1261
    Show #1261
    Episode 7
    2/7/90
    0.0
    Dave leaves the studio and the building and walks to the Joke Stand on the street, buys a joke, and then returns to complete the opening monologue. Later, Tom Wilson and his pedigree border collies pay Dave another visit.
  • Show #1260
    Show #1260
    Episode 6
    2/6/90
    0.0
    Shawn Colvin makes her network television debut, performing "Steady On." Also, fans from Lebanon, Pennsylvania send Dave a 40-inch bologna, thus ensuring their town as the next Top Ten Home Office.
  • Show #1259
    Show #1259
    Episode 5
    2/2/90
    0.0
    Dave visits New York City's plant and flower district but gets bored quickly, so he heads over to the Elite Modeling Agency and picks up a carload of models for a fun-filled afternoon remote.
  • Show #1258
    Show #1258
    Episode 4
    2/1/90
    0.0
    Dave acknowledges all the staffers that have been on the show since day one; Simon the lobster won't sing "Blueberry Hill"; Dave shows a blooper reel of Calvert fumbling the Olympic torch for a pretaped clip from the prime time special that aired earlier that night.
  • Show #1257
    Show #1257
    Episode 3
    1/31/90
    0.0
    Dave plays a highlight from his appearance on Larry King's radio show, where the following exchange takes place: "You shut up!" "No, you shut up!" Later, Dave disguises his voice and calls NBC for information about his 8th anniversary special airing tomorrow night. Nobody gives him a straight answer.
  • Show #1256
    Show #1256
    Episode 2
    1/30/90
    0.0
    The Top Ten Home Office is relocated to Lebanon, PA; Howard Vinitsky acknowledges his departure from the show by handing in a cassette of his trademark breaking-glass sound effect, which is raised to the rafters; Simon the Pekingese Dog won't sing "Blueberry Hill."
  • 8th Anniversary Special
    2/1/90
    9.2
    Late Night is broadcast from the L.A. Universal Amphitheater as Larry "Bud" lights the Olympic torch to celebrate eight years on NBC. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers sit in with Paul and the WMDB, and later they perform "A Face in the Crowd." Dave closes the show by mounting a horse and riding it off-stage as singer Jerry Vale performs the Late Night Anthem.moreless
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