The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series 1992–2014) Poster


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Tonight! (1953) (TV Series)
Tonight! America After Dark (1957) (TV Series)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957) (TV Series)
The Tonight Show (1962) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Edited into 

Playboy: The Best of Pamela Anderson (1995) (Video)
Clips shown


The Jay Leno Show (2009) (TV Series)
Same host.


Today (1952) (TV Series)
Bartlett references are mentioned

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: James Garner/Ron Shock/Pete Rose (1991) (TV Episode)
Johnny refers to Jay Leno taking over the show
Evening Shade: Busted (1991) (TV Episode)
references the show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Hilary Gets a Life (1992) (TV Episode)
Aunt Viv: "If you moved the T.V. any closer to the bed, I'll be sleeping with Jay Leno."
Cheers: Heeeeeere's... Cliffy! (1992) (TV Episode)
The cue card guy mentions Jay Leno taking over reigns of the show.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Bruce Springsteen (1992) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Kevin Nealon during Weekend Update.
Seinfeld: The Trip: Part 1 (1992) (TV Episode)
Jerry appears on the show, as do Corbin Bernsen and George Wendt
The Larry Sanders Show: The Promise (1992) (TV Episode)
David Spade takes his scheduled stand-up comedy routine and performs it on Leno instead of Larry's show.
The Larry Sanders Show: The Flirt Episode (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Larry
Married... with Children: T-R-A Something, Something Spells Tramp (1992) (TV Episode)
The only thing Al and Peg agree on is that they "hate that painting behind Jay Leno".
The Larry Sanders Show: Hank's Contract (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Larry
Seinfeld: The Bubble Boy (1992) (TV Episode)
Mel tells Jerry that he saw him perform "on 'The Tonight Show' a couple of weeks ago."
Law & Order: Night & Fog (1993) (TV Episode)
One of the officers states the elderly couple probably fell asleep watching Leno.
The Larry Sanders Show: Larry's Agent (1993) (TV Episode)
Hank says that Leno couldn't flirt with Suzanne Somers on his show
The Larry Sanders Show: Larry Loses Interest (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Artie.
Wilder Napalm (1993)
mentioned in film
The Larry Sanders Show: Performance Artist (1993) (TV Episode)
When Larry doesn't air Tim Miller's routine, he does it on Leno instead.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) (TV Episode)
One of the late-night talk shows Tom says he would like to perform his stand-up act for
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Jacob asks Max if he wants to watch "Leno or Letterman."
The Simpsons: Bart Gets Famous (1994) (TV Episode)
Speaking about Bart's appearance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Homer says: "After Leno, I'm all laughed out."
Seinfeld: The Marine Biologist (1994) (TV Episode)
mentioned that Jerry was on this show
The Critic: Miserable (1994) (TV Episode)
Margo tells Jay he got a lot of laughs on "The Tonight Show"
The Critic: L.A. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay and Marty attend a taping of the show
Terminal Velocity (1994)
Ditch and Robocam mention the show in dialogue, ca. 16 minutes into the film
Animaniacs: We're No Pigeons/Whistle Stop Mindy/Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date (1994) (TV Episode)
In his narration of the "We're No Pigeons" segment, Squit refers to "wise guys who've never even seen the light of day," and Arsenio Hall, Jay Leno, and David Letterman are then seen walking down a street.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: High School Big Shot (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "We're missing 'Leno'!"
The Simpsons: And Maggie Makes Three (1995) (TV Episode)
Reminder in Homer's calendar: "Dick Clark on Leno."
Get Smart: Shoot Up the Charts (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 66
Mad About You: Just My Dog (1995) (TV Episode)
Murray and Paul imagine show up on this show.
The Simpsons: Two Dozen and One Greyhounds (1995) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons name two of the puppies "Jay" and "Branford" - a reference to Jay Leno and Branford Marsalis of "The Tonight Show."
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Love in an Elevator (1995) (TV Episode)
briefly mentioned
Bushwhacked (1995)
Max says after sexual intercourse, "the man has a cigarette and watches a little Leno."
The Larry Sanders Show: The P.A. (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a character.
Hang Time: Full Court Press (1995) (TV Episode)
Julie refers to the series.
ER: What Life? (1995) (TV Episode)
"during 'Leno' "
Saturday Night Live: Quentin Tarantino/Smashing Pumpkins (1995) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during This is your life portion of Spade in America
Saturday Night Live: Madeline Kahn/Bush (1995) (TV Episode)
Theme tune heard and show referenced during cold openign
ER: Dead of Winter (1996) (TV Episode)
"Jay Leno show" mentioned
Homicide: Life on the Street: Sniper: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno refers to his late night talk show.
Freakazoid!: Next Time, Phone Ahead/Nerdator (1996) (TV Episode)
"Bob Saget's on 'Leno.'"
Wings: The Team Player (1996) (TV Episode)
Joe and Helen watch Jay Leno make a joke about Sandpiper on his show.
Seinfeld: The Shower Head (1996) (TV Episode)
Jerry mentions that he will be appearing on the program.
At the Movies: City Hall/The Late Shift/Happy Gilmore (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Late Shift" review.
The Late Shift (1996) (TV Movie)
Leno hosts his show.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and Richard's Mom (1996) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Caroline as she sees a promotional picture of Jay Leno at the NBC building.
Friends: The One with Barry and Mindy's Wedding (1996) (TV Episode)
Ross says he was laughing at a quip Leno made last night.
A Weekend in the Country (1996) (TV Movie)
Wings: Too Beautiful for You (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Antonio
The Nanny: The Taxman Cometh (1996) (TV Episode)
C.C. talks about going to the Tonight Show, and it is also referenced other times within the show, as Jay Leno guest stars.
Selena (1997)
Mentioned by a publicist as a TV show Selena is being scheduled to appear on
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Bad Trip (1997) (TV Episode)
Caroline appears as guest on the Tonight Show.
Air Bud (1997)
Trekkies (1997)
J. Trusk mention meeting Shatner on this show.
Melrose Place: A Tree Talks in Melrose (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Melrose Place: Mama Mia (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: The Last Temptation of Krust (1998) (TV Episode)
Krusty refers to the "Headlines" segment of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" as "some big-chin schlub reading typos from the Palookaville Post."
Happiness (1998)
The Larry Sanders Show: Flip (1998) (TV Episode)
Larry hopes they've at least beaten Leno's ratings for the evening.
South Park: City on the Edge of Forever (1998) (TV Episode)
A character is a guest on this show.
Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (1998) (TV Special)
Jay Leno asks Jerry, "When can you do the show again?"
Saturday Night Live: Kelsey Grammer/Sheryl Crow (1998) (TV Episode)
Jay is heard cracking a joke as Bill Clinton flips channels during the cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Alanis Morrisette (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by title in "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol"
John Glenn: American Hero (1998) (TV Movie)
Homicide: Life on the Street: Sideshow (1999) (TV Episode)
Katherine Rainer refers to the series.
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bill Clinton on Weekend Update
Edtv (1999)
Big Wolf on Campus: Pilot (1999) (TV Episode)
Dean mentioned watching the show.
Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by NBC executive
The West Wing: 20 Hours in L.A. (2000) (TV Episode)
C.J. thanks Jay Leno for laying off Leo on his show.
Family Guy: Fifteen Minutes of Shame (2000) (TV Episode)
The line "We think sometime between The Tonight Show and The Today Show.
The West Wing: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics (2000) (TV Episode)
Bartlet mentions the show in a conversation with C.J.
Dilbert: Pregnancy (2000) (TV Episode)
Leno discusses Dilbert's pregnancy on his show.
Dilbert: The Delivery (2000) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno and Tonight Show set caricatured.
Loser (2000)
Trying to sound hip, Alcott asks his class if they saw Ben Affleck on this the other night.
The Simpsons: Lisa the Treehugger (2000) (TV Episode)
Marge's "Here's a headline for Jay!" alludes to the Headlines section in Jay Leno's show.
Saturday Night Live: Charlie Sheen/Nelly Furtado (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
The West Wing: 17 People (2001) (TV Episode)
The show is on the TV in Charlie's office.
The Fairly OddParents: Chin Up!/Dog's Day Afternoon (2001) (TV Episode)
Before he became a super-hero, we see the Crimson Chin was a chat-show host (Jay Leno provides his voice).
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) (TV Episode)
When Jon asks what was the first TV talk show that his guests ever appeared on, Jeanne Tripplehorn says Leno.
Chelsea Walls (2001)
a woman mentions going on 'The Tonight Show'
50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001) (TV Special)
Saturday Night Live: Jon Stewart/India.Arie (2002) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Jon Stewart's monologue
The Simpsons: Tales from the Public Domain (2002) (TV Episode)
Homer references "those Jay Leno monologues."
Home Room (2002)
Alicia is asked to stay until Leno is over
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/P.O.D. (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Fox News cold opening
Comedian (2002)
Law & Order: Tragedy on Rye (2002) (TV Episode)
Lucy Dolan's agent refers to the series.
Scrubs: His Story (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Cox says that he'll been done with Dr. Kelso's physical "before 'Leno' starts."
Law & Order: Under God (2003) (TV Episode)
Ed refers to the series.
Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks (2003) (TV Movie)
Hicks tells a joke about it
The Simpsons: My Mother the Carjacker (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer shows off his newspaper headlines in the same format Jay Leno uses for his "Headlines" segment on "The Tonight Show."
Saturday Night Live: Colin Firth/Norah Jones (2004) (TV Episode)
'Headlines' segment spoofed in 'Show Biz Grande Explosion'
Saturday Night Live: Donald Trump/Toots and the Maytals (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Live with Regis and Kelly
Saturday Night Live: Janet Jackson (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
The Fairly OddParents: Lights... Camera... Adam!/A Bad Case of Diary-Uh! (2004) (TV Episode)
The characters burst into a taping of this show, briefly.
Entourage: Talk Show (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Mr 3000 (2004)
fake footage of program
Wimbledon (2004)
Dialog when Ron Roth uses his mobile phone at the end of the movie
First Daughter (2004)
Ca. 24 min. into the film, the First Daughter is watching Leno talking about her on TV. This is a specially filmed sequence. There is another such scene at minute 87.
The Incredibles (2004)
Syndrome's chin/profile are shaped like Jay Leno's
Seinfeld: How It Began (2004) (TV Movie)
mentioned once
Kramer vs. Kramer: Kenny to Cosmo (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
See Arnold Run (2005) (TV Movie)
Arnolds Manager is standing in front of the "Tonight Show" Entry
Dirty Love (2005)
Tom says he will be appearing on the Tonight Show
The Aristocrats (2005)
mentions being on the show
Frostbite (2005) (Video)
Colonel Jaffe asks Billy "What do you think this is? Jay Leno?" when he's making a joke.
The West Wing: Freedonia (2005) (TV Episode)
Amy accuses Santos of sounding like he's reading the lamer half of a Jay Leno monologue.
Saturday Night Live: Hilary Swank/50 Cent (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Tom Brady/Beck (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Dr. Phil skit
The Comeback: Pilot (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie mentions her appearance on the show.
Entourage: An Offer Refused (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Comeback: Valerie Does Another Classic Leno (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie talks about her comeback appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
World Domination: The 'Family Guy' Phenomenon (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
The West Wing: Duck and Cover (2006) (TV Episode)
Josh says Jay Leno's going to have a field day on a comment Santos makes about his favorite Dylan album
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
when larry is in mrs micellis office he tells her a joke and then says that he should be on 'Leno'
The West Wing: Welcome to Wherever You Are (2006) (TV Episode)
Donna gets off the phone with "Stu, from The Tonight Show". They wanted Santos to dress up in tights and play Robin Hood in a sketch. Later the campaign gets a call from Jay Leno.
Taint of Greatness: The Journey of Beavis and Butt-Head, Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Someone mentiosn an interview on this show.
Joey: Joey and the Dad (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Joey's dad
Howard Stern on Demand: Artie Gambles/Sandra Bernhard (2006) (TV Episode)
Sandra Bernhard says Leno won't let her on the show
Wet Dreams (2006)
Appearance on show referenced in film
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
Wilson says Jordan's tenure at NBC included seeing "to it that Jay Leno spanked David Letterman on a regular basis".
Fear Factor: Celebrity Fear Factor (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John a couple of times.
30 Rock: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
Josh is asked to impersonate Jay Leno
Man of the Year (2006)
comment about Americans getting their news from Leno and other comedians
Veronica Mars: Charlie Don't Surf (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charlie.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Christmas Show (2006) (TV Episode)
Danny tells the stand-in trumpet player that he thinks Kevin Eubanks wants him for The Tonight Show band.
Grace Is Gone (2007)
"Watched 'Leno'."
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Cora says she has to go to LA for 'Leno'
Saturday Night Live: Peyton Manning/Carrie Underwood (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Bronx Beat
The Sopranos: Walk Like a Man (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jackass: Where Are They Now? (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Psych: Psy vs. Psy (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn compares himself to Jay Leno and Gus to Kevin Eubanks.
Three Can Play That Game (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy 100th Episode Special (2007) (TV Short)
mentioned in dialogue
Tripping the Rift: Raiders of the Lost Crock of */@?#!" (2007) (TV Episode)
Bob says 'Here's Jay', T'nuk mentions John Melendez
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #4.318 (2008) (TV Episode)
Prince Charles does a segment called "Amusing Headlines."
The Great Buck Howard (2008)
fictional episode of show
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Carrie Underwood (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The Apprentice
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 25 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of an undated show with Bill O'Reilly were featured.
Family Guy: I Dream of Jesus (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Bolt (2008)
Penny's Agent tells her he booked her as lead guest on The Tonight Show.
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal (2009) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Eddie McGuire during an interview with Rove McManus.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #17.31 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jason Sudeikis asks Conan if Leno got fired
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The White Stripes (2009) (TV Episode)
Conan thanks Jay Leno for telling people to stay tuned for him
Breaking Bad: Seven Thirty-Seven (2009) (TV Episode)
"World's Dumbest Criminals" mentioned
ER: And in the End... (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam asks her mother on the phone, "Who does Leno have on?"
South Park: Fishsticks (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno tells the Fishsticks joke on his show
Everything Is Terrible: The Movie (2009) (Video)
clip from backstage
Evil Bong 2: King Bong (2009)
mentioned that the talking bong could go on "The Tonight Show"
Entourage: Drive (2009) (TV Episode)
Episode revolves around Vince's appearance on the show
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions his former show
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Episode dated 25 September 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno talks about his former show "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says he still hasn't unpacked from the last show NBC fired him from
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the cold opening
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.82 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that his show was #1 until it was taken off the air
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.138 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Joking Matters"
Parenthood: The Big 'O' (2010) (TV Episode)
Adam: "That definitely beat the time after The Daily Show." Kristina: "Oh yeah... and the time after Leno."
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Justin Bieber (2010) (TV Episode)
Sarah Palin (Tina Fey) promotes "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in the Sarah Palin Network segment.
Your Baby Can Kill (2010) (Video)
At the very end, a photo of an animated version of Jay Leno wearing a diaper is shown.
60 Minutes: The All-American Canal/Chef Jose Andres/Conan (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the segment "Conan"
The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Bart finds an Internet photo of Krusty drunk on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Nostalgia Critic: My Pet Monster (2010) (TV Episode)
"It's like the Kevin Eubanks of little white children."
30 Rock: Brooklyn Without Limits (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack says Steve Austin was mocked in Jay Leno's monologue
The Office: The Podcast: The Debut (2011) (TV Episode)
referenced by Kevin
Californication: Freeze-Frame (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Cleveland Show: The Blue, the Gray and the Brown (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tim
Futurama: Law and Oracle (2011) (TV Episode)
Fry mentions it.
Family Guy: Screams of Silence: The Story of Brenda Q (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Tosh.0: I Just Shot Myself (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Gets Trapped (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hot in Cleveland: Elka's Choice (2011) (TV Episode)
Victoria thinks she will be interviewed by Leno.
Hvem vil være millionær?: Julespecial (2011) (TV Episode)
There was a question about the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.14 (2012) (TV Episode)
Dot-Marie Jones mentions Ross appearing on the show.
Tosh.0: How to Get European Men (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Maya Rudolph/Sleigh Bells (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Obama Show" segment
Bobcat Goldthwait: You Don't Look the Same Either. (2012) (TV Special)
Bobcat references the time he set the Tonight Show guest chair on fire.
Who Do You Think You Are?: Paula Deen (2012) (TV Episode)
A still is shown of Paula Deen on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Piranhaconda (2012) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bunheads: Movie Truck (2012) (TV Episode)
Fanny says Fergie mentioned cardio striptease on Leno.
Louie: Late Show: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Louie goes on the show
Louie: Late Show: Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: The Beginning of the End (2012) (TV Episode)
a fake promo says that Gary Sinise's band will be on the show for the full hour
The Big Bang Theory: The Re-Entry Minimization (2012) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Wolowitz mentions Jay Leno on late night TV.
Tom Green Live (2012)
Tom mentions appearing on the show.
Tosh.0: The Oscars Spoiler Alerts (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Family Guy: 12 and a Half Angry Men (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.50 (2013) (TV Episode)
The round table talks about the show.
Modern Family: Flip Flop (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Smash: The Producers (2013) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned that Ivy made an appearance on the show.
Tosh.0: Pussy Power: CeWEBrity Profile (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Apprentice: May the Spoon Be with You (2013) (TV Episode)
Trace says Blake Shelton is doing Leno
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.72 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions Jay Leno soon leaving the show.
Stevie TV: Golden Girls (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.139 (2013) (TV Episode)
Gwyneth Paltrow mentions the show by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.163 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions appearing on the show.
Tosh.0: Bad Impressions (2013) (TV Episode)
Leno imitated
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Shoko mentions Lior Suchard was a guest on the show
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (2013) (TV Special)
Kelly appears in the show and talks about her Christmas special
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Jimmy Fallon's opening monologue
Episodes: Episode Four (2014) (TV Episode)
Matt appears on this show.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 7 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.27 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jackie Collins mentions watching Ross on the show.
Tosh.0: We Buy Golf (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mets Bucket Hat Guy chronicles the "Tonight Show" hosts since Johnny Carson
Knock 'em Dead (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 September 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Frank Caliendo
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Matthew McConaughey/Beth Behrs/Tove Lo (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he announces tomorrow's guest Jay Leno
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jay Leno/Lucy Liu/Kevin Delaney (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno talks about his experiences hosting the Tonight Show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Aniston/Bill Gates/Mario Batali (2015) (TV Episode)
Mets Bucket Hat Guy mentions the Tonight Show hosts between Johnny Carson and Jimmy
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael Keaton/Gwen Stefani (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to Jay Leno's Tonight Show
The Simpsons: Walking Big & Tall (2015) (TV Episode)
Leno mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Short/Ruth Wilson/Walk the Moon (2015) (TV Episode)
Martin Short jokes that Jimmy is eliminating his competition by saying "Leno retires, Craig Ferguson has left, Letterman's retiring and Stewart's retiring. You take them out like Michael Corleone in The Godfather"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jay Leno/Sara & Erin Foster/Seaton Smith (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno comments on his former show
Late Show with David Letterman: The Final Late Show with David Letterman (2015) (TV Episode)
In his monologue, Dave says that "It's beginning to look like I'm not gonna get The Tonight Show"
Pontoon Payday: Michelle Obama Is Next in Line! (2015) (TV Episode)
Frank asks which "SNL" alum replaced Jay Leno as host of "The Tonight Show"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Amber Heard/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
Mets Bucket Hat Guy mentions previous Tonight Show hosts
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Rachel McAdams/Michael Peña/Robert Klein (2015) (TV Episode)
Robert Klein refers to his numerous "Tonight Show" appearances with previous hosts
Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus (2015) (TV Episode)
Picture of Talk Show host Jay Leno shown at start of American Voices sketch
Jay Leno's Garage: The Driving Force (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that he started the show in 1992
Last Man Standing: The Road Less Driven (2015) (TV Episode)
Joe (Jay Leno) gives Mike a Tonight Show mug.
Mike Tyson Mysteries: Last Night on Charlie Rose (2015) (TV Episode)
Talk show referenced by Mike Tyson
Jay Leno's Garage: Design of the Times (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay tells Keanu Reeves that he remembers him driving to the show on his Norton motorcycle
Jay Leno's Garage: The Cars of Tomorrow (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay says he would have liked to have had Francis Ford Coppola as a guest on the show
Last Man Standing: Mike and the Mechanics (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike and Joe (Jay Leno) talk about how much money talk show hosts make, and Mike tells Joe that "you'd have to be an idiot to walk away from that kind of job."
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Biggest Fall from Grace (2016) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned in association with Jay Leno.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Maya Rudolph/Michiel Huisman/Brandy Clark/John Tempesta (2016) (TV Episode)
Short feature "LBJWalking" in the Late Night Casserole segment
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jay Leno/Gabrielle Union/Big Sean (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he introduces Jay Leno
Jay Leno's Garage: Music and Cars (2016) (TV Episode)
a still of Prince on the show is shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Just Add Water (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay is introduced as the host of "The Tonight Show"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Tom Brokaw/Parquet Courts (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom Brokaw mentions having been a guest on the show with earlier hosts
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Blake Shelton/Scott Eastwood (2017) (TV Episode)
Photos and props seen as Jimmy and Blake Shelton walk through the exhibit celebrating the show's history
Talk Show the Game Show: National Treasure (2017) (TV Episode)
Guy Branum mentions this television show by name as "Leno"
Talking with Chris Hardwick: James Corden (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Corden.
Jay Leno's Garage: Made in America (2017) (TV Episode)
stills of George W. Bush and of Wanda Sykes on the show are shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Brie Larson/Marlon Wayans/Brett Eldredge (2017) (TV Episode)
Brie Larson recalls appearing in about a dozen sketches on the show
Jay Leno's Garage: Keys to Happiness (2017) (TV Episode)
stills of Jay on the show are shown
Jay Leno's Garage: The Next Generation (2017) (TV Episode)
a still of Ted Koppel on the show is shown
Jay Leno's Garage: In Harm's Way (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Travis Pastrana was on the show when he was a teenager
Jay Leno's Garage: Closed Roads (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that James Garner appeared as a guest on his show
Jay Leno's Garage: More Power (2018) (TV Episode)
a still of Bijan on the show is shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Living the Dream (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that his mother told him not to title the show "The Tonight Show Starring Jay Leno"
Jay Leno's Garage: Movie Cars (2018) (TV Episode)
stills of Jamie Foxx on the show are shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Over the Top (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Guy Fieri was one of his favorite guests on the show
Jay Leno's Garage: Down and Dirty (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that some of his favorite segments on the show were the ones with wild animals
Jay Leno's Garage: Rebels (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that he taught Craig Ferguson about cars the first time Craig was on the show
Jay Leno's Garage: Rolling Sculpture (2018) (TV Episode)
a still of Trevor Noah on the show is shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Second Chances (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay says that he first met Chris Evans when he appeared on the show
Jay Leno's Garage: General Badassery (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Paul Jackson Jr. was a member of the band on the show
Last Man Standing: The Best Man; Sibling Quibbling (2019) (TV Episode)
Mike asks Joe (Jay Leno): "When were you on 'The Tonight Show'?!" Leno hosted the show between 1992 and 2014.
The Best Damn Internet Show: Pilot (2019) (TV Episode)
Ken and Stephen joke about the Jay Leno/Conan O'Brien debacle.

Featured in 

Dave (1993)
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Cassandra goes on the Tonight show.
The Larry Sanders Show: Like No Business I Know (1994) (TV Episode)
Excerpts shown of Bobcat's 'fire incident' on the show(episode: May 9th 1994, currently not listed on IDMb).
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Will's Up a Dirt Road (1994) (TV Episode)
Will makes an appearance on The Tonight Show
Friends: The One with Mrs. Bing (1995) (TV Episode)
The friends watch Nora Tyler Bing's appearance on the show.
At the Movies: Pulp Faction: The Tarantino Generation (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
JAG: A New Life: Part 1 (1995) (TV Episode)
Admiral Bovo is watching an episode of Leno's Tonight Show.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Script Formerly Known As... (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno appears in his show
The Birdcage (1996)
Just Shoot Me!: Secretary's Day (1997) (TV Episode)
Dennis appears on this show.
Gun: The Shot (1997) (TV Episode)
On television as character plays with gun and remote.
Contact (1997)
In & Out (1997)
Mad City (1997)
Wag the Dog (1997)
Late Show (1999)
Edtv (1999)
Y2K (1999) (TV Movie)
The Talk Show Story (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Space Cowboys (2000)
Hollow Man (2000)
Antitrust (2001)
Annie Goes to Hollywood (2001) (TV Movie)
50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001) (TV Special)
Just Shoot Me!: Liotta? Liotta! (2002) (TV Episode)
Ray Liotta appears in this show.
John Q (2002)
Juwanna Mann (2002)
An episode is seen where Jay makes a joke about the main character in the film.
The Bernie Mac Show: Pink Gold (2003) (TV Episode)
Bernie and Chris Rock guest star on this and talk to Jay Leno
Calendar Girls (2003)
The girls go on his show; the set is featured and so is Jay.
Being Simon Cowell (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Close to the end of Dickie Roberts, David Spade's character is seen entering the Tonight Show set.
Out of Time (2003)
Stuck on You (2003)
The twins go on the Tonight Show.
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Joey: Joey and the Tonight Show (2005) (TV Episode)
Joey is a guest on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.
The Comeback: Valerie Does Another Classic Leno (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie appears on the show.
A/k/a Tommy Chong (2006)
Ace of Cakes: Duff Goes Hollywood (2006) (TV Episode)
The show goes on The Tonight Show as a guest
20 to 1: Life-Changing Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
A clip from this title of a guest who appears on the show on his 18th birthday is used in a segment on this age birthday.
60 Minutes: High Jinks/The Venom Hunters/The Dame (2007) (TV Episode)
A story on Lisa Robertson's affair with Ralph Fiennes includes a clip from a 2007 episode of this title where Jay interviews Lisa about this affair.
Underdog (2007)
Featured in montage
The Great Buck Howard (2008)
the opening of the show
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 2 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of the episode from 3/19/2008 are featured.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 11 August 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips from this show are featured in a political ad.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 21 August 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Features clips of an undated show.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 3 September 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Features clips from an undated show.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.50 (2008) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #17.32 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jerry Seinfeld analyzes the opening sequence to illustrate life in Los Angeles
Afro Ninja (2009) (Video)
Clips of Jay Leno joking about the backflip video.
Family Guy: We Love You Conrad (2009) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Wright Stuff: Episode #12.48 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
Miss Representation (2011)
Jay shows pictures of women. Audience has to guess if they are newscasters or Hooters waitresses.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)
Clip used.
The Undefeated (2011)
Jay Leno, Bristol Palin, Mark Ballas and Louis C.K. learning a dance step
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: 'Gangnam Style' by Psy (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips are is shown.
Delivery Man (2013)
A clip is featured.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Counting Stars vs. Demons (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (2014)
clips shown
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)
A clip is featured.
Mo'adon Layla: Episode #5.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
A short clip with Bar Refaeli
Mo'adon Layla: Episode #5.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
A short clip with Lior Suchard
Amy (2015)
Footage shown.
Jay Leno's Garage: American Muscle (2015) (TV Episode)
a clip of Jay and Tim Allen on the show in 1995 is shown
Weiner (2016)
Clips shown.
One Hit Wonderland: Mexican Radio (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of Cake preforming on the show.
Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show (2017)
Clips of Carvey's interviews shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Cars of the Sports Stars (2018) (TV Episode)
a clip of Terry Bradshaw on the show is shown

Spoofed in 

Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) (Video)
Jay Leno is spoofed.
The Ben Stiller Show: With Bobcat Goldthwait (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Tonight Show" host auditions segment
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
The bots put on their own verison
Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (1996) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Mr. Peepers skit
MADtv: Episode #3.13 (1998) (TV Episode)
A parody of the show is used in one of the skits
Scrubs: My Own Private Practice Guy (2003) (TV Episode)
In J.D.'s fantasy, he appears as the band leader on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."
Movie Critters' Big Picture (2003) (TV Movie)
Jay Rhino has Arnold Hanandegger on as a guest during a parody called The Too Late Show
Saturday Night Live: Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne (2004) (TV Episode)
'Jaywalking' segment spoofed by Fericito.
Saturday Night Live: Lindsay Lohan/Coldplay (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in TV Funhouse
Tripping the Rift: Chode's Near Death-Experience (2005) (TV Episode)
Bob is seen as Jay Lenno's announcer in an alternate reality
Cars (2006)
Car with big chin talks like Jay Leno on talk show set like The Tonight Show
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
Spoofed in Divertor
Saturday Night Live: Kevin Spacey/Nelly Furtado (2006) (TV Episode)
'Jaywalkin' spoofed as 'Andy Walking'
Queer Duck: The Movie (2006) (Video)
Jay Leno is shown interviewing Lola.
Late Night with Ganondorf Dragmire (2008) (Short)
This short is a spoof of this show.
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Pearl Jam (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Jay Leno Walking with Ravish" segment
The Simpsons: Judge Me Tender (2010) (TV Episode)
Cartoon version of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno seen on TV at Moe's
Mad: My Little War Horse/The Tonight Show with Jay Lion-O (2012) (TV Episode)
The Tonight Show with Jay Lion-O is a spoof of this show.
Mad: Betty White & the Huntsman/Ancient Greek Mythbusters (2012) (TV Episode)
Edna was watching the Jay Lion-O Show.
Capture the Flag (2015)
Richard Carson appear on a talk show hosted by "Jay Lemmon".

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