The BEST Episodes of Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2020

Network: NBC

"Keep Cool My Babies!" Smart-alecky, ribald and whimsical, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" rose to become a critical darling and dorm favorite after a rocky start in 1993. There are many recurring characters (including Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Vomiting Kermit, Eyeballs O'Shaughnessy, NASCAR-driving gun-toting Jesus, Masturbating Bear) and comedy bits (including New State Quarters, What in the World, Celebrity Survey, Actual Items, Conan Hates My Homeland) that entertain us night after night. New episodes air Tuesday through Friday, with reruns on Mondays and occasional breaks where reruns air all week long. It airs weekdays at 12:37 a.m. ET/PT. (Simulcast in HDTV) Next-day encores air on CNBC at 7pm ET.

The Final Episode, The White Stripes

#1 - The Final Episode, The White Stripes

Season 16 - Episode 98 - Aired Feb 20, 2009

Tonight Conan welcomes musical guest The White Stripes.

star 10.00
56 votes
Jerry Seinfeld, Craig Bierko

#2 - Jerry Seinfeld, Craig Bierko

Season 16 - Episode 97 - Aired Feb 19, 2009

Tonight Conan welcomes Jerry Seinfeld and Craig Bierko.

star 10.00
28 votes
John Goodman, Drew Barrymore, Tony Randall

#3 - John Goodman, Drew Barrymore, Tony Randall

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 13, 1993

Conan interviews John Goodman, Drew Barrymore & Tony Randall. George Wendt leg wrestles John Goodman & Conan sings a song.

star 9.81
31 votes
Mary Tyler Moore, Chris O'Donnell, Radiohead

#4 - Mary Tyler Moore, Chris O'Donnell, Radiohead

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 14, 1993

Mary Tyler Moore, Chris O'Donnell, Radiohead

star 9.00
2 votes
Steve Carell, Jennifer Esposito, Flight of the Conchords

#5 - Steve Carell, Jennifer Esposito, Flight of the Conchords

Season 14 - Episode 166 - Aired Jun 19, 2007

star 8.00
1 votes
Brian Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Nate Bargatze

#6 - Brian Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Nate Bargatze

Season 16 - Episode 88 - Aired Feb 5, 2009

Brian Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Nate Bargatze

star 7.50
56 votes
Mercedes Ruehl, Chris Connelly, Mary Matalin

#7 - Mercedes Ruehl, Chris Connelly, Mary Matalin

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 15, 1993

star 7.33
3 votes
Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin, Theresa Andersson

#8 - Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin, Theresa Andersson

Season 16 - Episode 87 - Aired Feb 4, 2009

Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin, Theresa Andersson

star 7.00
28 votes
Circle Line Boat Show: Janeane Garofolo, Buster Poindexter

#9 - Circle Line Boat Show: Janeane Garofolo, Buster Poindexter

Season 2 - Episode 184 - Aired Jun 23, 1995

star 7.00
2 votes
Seth Green, Russell Brand, Eugene Mirman

#10 - Seth Green, Russell Brand, Eugene Mirman

Season 15 - Episode 146 - Aired Jul 16, 2008

Tonight's guests include Seth Green, Russell Brand and Eugene Mirman.

star 6.00
28 votes
Tea Leoni, Tyrese Gibson, The White Stripes

#11 - Tea Leoni, Tyrese Gibson, The White Stripes

Season 14 - Episode 165 - Aired Jun 18, 2007

star 6.00
2 votes
Ed McMahon, Morgan Freeman, Jonathan Richman

#12 - Ed McMahon, Morgan Freeman, Jonathan Richman

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 16, 1993

star 6.00
1 votes
Brian Dennehy, Veronica Webb, Cracker

#13 - Brian Dennehy, Veronica Webb, Cracker

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 30, 1994

star 6.00
1 votes
Chris Rock, Michael Moore, Neil Cody

#14 - Chris Rock, Michael Moore, Neil Cody

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 9, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Robert Wuhl, Adam Sandler

#15 - Robert Wuhl, Adam Sandler

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 10, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Michael Palin, Tommy Lasorda, Cyndi Lauper

#16 - Michael Palin, Tommy Lasorda, Cyndi Lauper

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 11, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Kirk Douglas, Gabrielle Reece, James Taylor

#17 - Kirk Douglas, Gabrielle Reece, James Taylor

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 16, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Kevin Nealon, Yasmine Bleeth, Jud Hale

#18 - Kevin Nealon, Yasmine Bleeth, Jud Hale

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 17, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Lucy Lawless, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Ani DiFranco

#19 - Lucy Lawless, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Ani DiFranco

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 18, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Richard Lewis, Leila Kenzle, Nanci Griffith & The Crickets

#20 - Richard Lewis, Leila Kenzle, Nanci Griffith & The Crickets

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 19, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Matt Dillon, Jaleel White, Jon Bon Jovi

#21 - Matt Dillon, Jaleel White, Jon Bon Jovi

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 23, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Tom Arnold, Melissa Joan Hart, Robert Hawkin

#22 - Tom Arnold, Melissa Joan Hart, Robert Hawkin

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 24, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Elton John, Tim Meadows

#23 - Elton John, Tim Meadows

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 25, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
John Tesh, Joan Cusack, Squirrel Nut Zippers

#24 - John Tesh, Joan Cusack, Squirrel Nut Zippers

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 26, 1997

star 0.00
0 votes
Ben Stiller, Famke Janssen, Junior Brown

#25 - Ben Stiller, Famke Janssen, Junior Brown

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 16, 1998

star 0.00
0 votes