February 22nd, 1986
The Neville Brothers
Mike the Dog
Tommy Flanagan (Jon Lovitz) gives Leno a backstage tour of Studio 8-H, which he owns.
Recurring Characters: Tommy Flanagan.
Leno performs stand-up on TV Guide, The People’s Court, game shows, insurance
companies, celebrity endorsements and Charles Manson.
Less-advanced aliens (Leno, Robert Downey, Jr.) act superior while attempting
to take miserable Earth creatures in as their slaves.
At restaurant, Mike the Dog snuffs his former owner (Randy Quaid).
The Weekend Update Dancers dance to “Living In America” as a tribute to the
A. Whitney Brown delivers Big Picture on Iran and Iraq.
Ed McMahon (Randy Quaid) and spokesmodel (Nora Dunn) introduce contestants.
Recurring Characters: Ed MacMahon.
Leno uses fake moustache to determine if date (Joan Cusack) will put out.
Observational stand-ups (Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Damon Wayans) receive advice
from Jackie Niles (Leno).
Lyle Alzado (Randy Quaid) bullies magazine spokesman (Robert Downey, Jr.).
Dull Biff (Jon Lovitz) and Selena (Joan Cusack) make small talk, plan trip.
Recurring Characters: Biff, Selena.