By no means should anyone claim to have the definitive post on Conan O'Brien's run as host of Late night on NBC.
David Letterman has always fulfilled my hero worship. Outside of Dave, Craig Kilborn, for about a two-year stretch in the early 2000s, made for very consistent viewing. It might look bad now, but nothing, but nothing, explains the turn of the century like Dave Grohl answering the question, "What's the best Beatles song to play when you're lit?", except for a game of Yambo between Mini-Me and the mom on Everybody Loves Raymond.
Regardless, nocturnal types who have had a roughly 3 p.m. to midnight shift since 2002 owe Conan a debt, so here's five faves from through the years.
Triumph takes on Star Wars fans ... "You don't deal with lesser life forms? You must be a lonely guy."
The more you know ...
Andy on The Today Show
"NBC has merged with Universal. Universal owns the USA Network. USA Network owns the rights to Walker, Texas Ranger which means I can play a Walker, Texas Ranger clip any time I want to, simply by pulling this convenient Walker, Texas Ranger lever."
The brawl to settle it all...
Have a nice today.