Late Night With David Letterman

The BEST episodes of Late Night With David Letterman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten" lists and "Stupid Pet Tricks" (complete with slow-mo). Fans of the show will also remember Dave's use of unusual camera placements (Sky-Cam, Guest-Cam, etc.) and Dave's supporting cast (Paul Shaffer, Chris Elliott, Larry Bud Melman). Many famous guests and bands appeared on the show.

Last Updated: 6/9/2022Network: NBC
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Show #0698
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Season 5 - Episode 119 - Aired 4/24/1986

Lincoln BurnhamGoodbye to the Rough-tailed Jellyfish; ""Viewer Mail"" kills another actor/singer; Jonathan Winters gets a surprise visit from worshiper Robin Williams; Judy Mowatt sings; New Hampshire farmer Lincoln Burnham tells why he refuses to acknowledge Daylight Saving Time.

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 119 - Aired 1/15/1988

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 7 - Episode 62 - Aired 10/4/1988

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 8 - Episode 68 - Aired 6/8/1989

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 9 - Episode 37 - Aired 5/11/1990

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 9 - Episode 40 - Aired 5/17/1990

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Season 9 - Episode 137 - Aired 12/18/1990

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 11 - Episode 142 - Aired 12/16/1992

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 111 - Aired 12/25/1987

Connie Chung narrates ""Dave Letterman's Old Fashioned Christmas,"" with Teri Garr, Ted Nugent, Bobby Rahal and Dave's ""family.""

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/1/1982

The show opens with a haunting intro by NYC-based character actor Calvert Deforest; the NBC Peacock girls introduce Dave; throughout the night, a welding demonstration is held backstage; Dave gives a tour of the backstage area; Bill Murray dances to Olivia Newton-John's hit "Physical"; “Shame of the City”; Dave and Don "Mr. Wizard" Herbert experiment with air compression; Steve Fessler recites lines from the movie "Bowery at Midnight”; Dave gives an office tour to a man named Stanley and a cameraman.

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 7 - Episode 30 - Aired 7/13/1988

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Bill Murray, Mr. Wizard
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Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/1/1982

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Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/5/1983

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/9/1983

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Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/20/1984

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 26 - Aired 3/17/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 28 - Aired 3/16/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 33 - Aired 3/18/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 32 - Aired 3/19/1987

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Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/13/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired 5/19/1987

Live from Las Vegas Day 2

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 30 - Aired 5/20/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 31 - Aired 5/21/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 29 - Aired 5/18/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/1987

Directors: Hal Gurnee
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