No Wonder I Enjoyed Conan So Much

When Late Night with Conan O'Brien debuted in '93, I was instantly smitten. I watched every night and laughed my ass off. Those early years at 12:30 were magic.

No wonder... check out this 1993 pic of Conan O’Brien with his writers for Late Night with Conan O’Brien – Bob Odenkirk, David Reynolds, Robert Smigel, Andy Richter, Marsh McCall, Louis CK, Dino Stamatopoulos and Michael Gordon.

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That's quite the lineup.

[via This is Not Porn]


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Broni

You're right, Late Night with Conan O'Brien was brilliant and a must-see. I had no idea Louis CK was a writer.

I loved watching Letterman first at 11:30, then Conan at 12:30. Which reminds me of one of my favourite Conan moments, when Letterman was a guest. I am paraphrasing here, and probably have part of this not word-for-word:

Letterman: How'd you get this job, anyway? Did you enter an essay-writing contest?
Conan: Yes, and I came third.

May 13, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

m m

I don't watch late night shows much any more, but I still do enjoy Conan. I can't get into Fallon, who chuckles at his own jokes before finishing to deliver the punchlines. Seth Meyers is still hit and miss. Conan was great writer first, then became a great show host.

May 13, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

Hector

Conan's original show at 12:30 was great. Somehow his show today just doesn't seem to cut it.

May 13, 2015 @ 3:29 PM

markosaar

Love the band of hilarious misfits.

May 13, 2015 @ 9:33 PM

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