The Best Episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Beginning Feb. 17, 2014, The Tonight Show returns to its New York origins when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" makes its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. Emmy Award- and Grammy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon will bring a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches.

Jamie Foxx, Alan Cumming, Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar

#1 - Jamie Foxx, Alan Cumming, Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar

Season 1 - Episode 45

Jamie Foxx; Alan Cumming. Also: Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar perform.

star 8.75
16 votes
Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, a performance by the Broadway cast of 'A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder'

#2 - Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, a performance by the Broadway cast of 'A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder'

Season 1 - Episode 59

star 8.71
21 votes
Amanda Seyfried, Chad Smith & Will Ferrell Drum Off

#3 - Amanda Seyfried, Chad Smith & Will Ferrell Drum Off

Season 1 - Episode 64

Amanda Seyfried; Will Ferrell; Chad Smith. Also: Red Hot Chili Peppers perform.

star 8.62
24 votes
Jason Segel, Steve Harvey, Alicia Keys

#4 - Jason Segel, Steve Harvey, Alicia Keys

Season 1 - Episode 119

star 8.53
15 votes
Jessica Chastain, Joe Manganiello, Gary Clark Jr., Prodigy

#5 - Jessica Chastain, Joe Manganiello, Gary Clark Jr., Prodigy

Season 4 - Episode 108

star 8.50
2 votes
Seth Rogen, Matt Bomer, Coldplay

#6 - Seth Rogen, Matt Bomer, Coldplay

Season 1 - Episode 52

Seth Rogen; Matt Bomer. Also: Coldplay perform.

star 8.48
23 votes
Clint Eastwood, Jack White

#7 - Clint Eastwood, Jack White

Season 1 - Episode 71

star 8.47
19 votes
Jared Leto, Amy Brenneman, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Tom Bailey

#8 - Jared Leto, Amy Brenneman, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Tom Bailey

Season 1 - Episode 112

star 8.43
14 votes
Will Smith, U2

#9 - Will Smith, U2

Season 1 - Episode 1

Jimmy Fallon premieres as the new host of The Tonight Show, welcoming his first guest Will Smith and a performance from U2.

star 8.41
107 votes
Directors: Spike Lee
Liev Schrieber, Rob Reiner, Gabriel Ingelsias

#10 - Liev Schrieber, Rob Reiner, Gabriel Ingelsias

Season 1 - Episode 84

Guests include Liev Schreiber, Rob Reiner and Gabriel Iglesias.

star 8.38
8 votes
Charlize Theron, Josh Hartnett

#11 - Charlize Theron, Josh Hartnett

Season 1 - Episode 62

star 8.29
14 votes
Robin Wright, Josh Charles, Weezer

#12 - Robin Wright, Josh Charles, Weezer

Season 1 - Episode 92

star 8.27
11 votes
Michael Strahan, Diane Kruger, Phish

#13 - Michael Strahan, Diane Kruger, Phish

Season 1 - Episode 85

Guests include Michael Strahan, Diane Kruger and musical guest Phish.

star 8.25
16 votes
Cameron Diaz, Josh Gad, Bleachers

#14 - Cameron Diaz, Josh Gad, Bleachers

Season 1 - Episode 86

Guests include Cameron Diaz, Josh Gad and musical guest Bleachers.

star 8.25
4 votes
Kate Hudson, Ellar Coltrane, Nico & Vinz

#15 - Kate Hudson, Ellar Coltrane, Nico & Vinz

Season 1 - Episode 90

star 8.25
16 votes
Tina Fey, Randy Newman

#16 - Tina Fey, Randy Newman

Season 1 - Episode 11

Tina Fey. Also: Randy Newman performs and is interviewed.

star 8.24
38 votes
Daniel Radcliffe, Cedric the Entertainer, Travie McCoy

#17 - Daniel Radcliffe, Cedric the Entertainer, Travie McCoy

Season 1 - Episode 34

star 8.19
21 votes
Jason Statham, Demi Lovato, David Chang

#18 - Jason Statham, Demi Lovato, David Chang

Season 1 - Episode 109

star 8.19
16 votes
Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, Arcade Fire

#19 - Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, Arcade Fire

Season 1 - Episode 4

First Lady Michelle Obama and Will Ferrell stop by The Tonight Show, as well as a performance by Arcade Fire.

star 8.16
43 votes
Ethan Hawke, Amy Sedaris, the Secret Sisters

#20 - Ethan Hawke, Amy Sedaris, the Secret Sisters

Season 1 - Episode 114

star 8.14
14 votes
Bill Cosby, Joby Ogwyn, Nathan East

#21 - Bill Cosby, Joby Ogwyn, Nathan East

Season 1 - Episode 28

star 8.13
23 votes
Chris Rock, Kacey Musgraves

#22 - Chris Rock, Kacey Musgraves

Season 1 - Episode 74

star 8.12
17 votes
Billy Joel, Chelsea Clinton

#23 - Billy Joel, Chelsea Clinton

Season 1 - Episode 24

Billy Joel performs and is interviewed. Also: Chelsea Clinton.

star 8.09
22 votes
Kevin Bacon, Jeff Musial, Ty Dolla $ign, Ann Wilson

#24 - Kevin Bacon, Jeff Musial, Ty Dolla $ign, Ann Wilson

Season 1 - Episode 25

Kevin Bacon; Jeff Musial. Also: Ty Dolla Sign performs; Ann Wilson sits in with The Roots.

star 8.08
25 votes
Helen Mirren, James Cameron, Spoon

#25 - Helen Mirren, James Cameron, Spoon

Season 1 - Episode 100

star 8.07
14 votes