Country legend Marty Stuart sits in, while a disgruntled alien (Gerard) comments on inaccuracies in the movie Independence Day.
Dave chats with the Scottie Pippen of the NBA champion Chicago Bulls; The Artist Formerly Known as Prince performed "Dinner with Delores."
During CBS Mailbag, Dave gives Alan a bullhorn, while third-grader "Jennifer Robinson" (Leonard) jumps on the guest chairs; Cher accosts an impersonator on stage, who turns out to be Howard Stern; during her panel, Cher discusses living in the UK and later sings "One By One"; Shaq plugs Kazaam.
Dave shows off a tick that had embedded itself into his suit; more footage of Dave from the instant-classic Taco Bell remote; John Travolta plugs Phenomenon and talks about flying small aircraft; John Sayles explains independent film to Dave; the Presidents of the United States of America (with a puppet) performed "Peaches."moreless
In response to a CBS Mailbag letter that noticed a likeness between Inky Mendez and Steven Speilberg, Martin Scorsese is seen impersonating Anton Fig; another edition of "New York: City of Mystery"; Pauly Shore attempts to pay tribute to Julie Andrews, who backed out of tonight's show; Vince Gill and the CBS Orchestra performed "Back to New Orleans."moreless
Dave's jacket is stain by coffee, so he throws it into the balcony; an "unknown guest" crashes the show; Leslie Nielsen promotes Spy Hard; the cast of Broadway's "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" performs.
San Francisco, Day 4: Three audience members receive free hams and souvenir cue cards; Joe Satriani sits in; Dave tells the seals at Fisherman's Wharf to shut up; the San Francisco Giants present the Top Ten; basketballs and melons are rolled down Fillburn Street, the steepest in the city.
Dorothy drops by to promote the cookbook that Dave's been plugging for the last two weeks, and she cooks him his favorite sandwich. Also, the "JumboStar 3000" (three burly guys in red cloaks and hats) makes its Late Show debut.
Shortly after Dave claims he has the Pearl Jam song "Black" stuck in his head, Paul and the band start playing the chorus... and Eddie Vedder wanders in to sing a few bars. Later, Dennis Hopper plugs Carried Away.
Dave proposes to Mary Tyler Moore (she says no); Siskel & Ebert break down the Oscar nominees.
Chris Elliott and his "silent" assistant Gerard Mulligan drop by for a comparison test of beef fat vs. Olestra. After consuming a spoonful of both, Chris can't tell any difference. Later, D'Angelo performed "Brown Sugar."
Bass great Francisco Centeno makes his only appearance on the CBS show; Dave and Tim Robbins sing The Stylistics' "You Are Everything."
Another edition of "Dave Talks to Kids"; Paul does his annual Cher impression; Rosie O'Donnell promotes her upcoming comedy special on HBO; Darlene Love (with Bette Sussman and the CBSO) performed "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)."
Dave fixates on his new announcer, making him do pointless voice-overs throughout the show (including #1 on the top ten list). Later, Collective Soul performed "Simple."