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."
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.
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."