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okay. so jeff, it's been crazy the last couple weeks around here. >> it has. and we will keep up with the rainy trend. a few showers in san jose. and another storm system on wednesday night also into thursday morning. and then a third system this week by sunday and monday. neither of them is overly strong but shower activity here and there. good news for the drought. >> you bet. >> thanks for joining us. good night. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests --
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tina fey, randy newman. and featuring the legendary roots crew. and now, here's your host -- jimmy fallon! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome! wlecome! thank you! [ cheers and applause ] oh, my goodness. welcome to "the tonight show," everybody! [ cheers and applause ] welcome -- welcome to "the tonight show." i am your host, jimmy fallon. [ cheers ]
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or as john travolta would call me -- jellon fellon hiya. [ cheers ] i actually --i actually feel bad for our pal, john travolta. this is not good. while introducing singer, idina menzel's performance last night, travolta had some trouble pronouncing her name. it was an honest mistake, but take a look at this. >> please welcome the wickedly talented, the one and only, adele dazeem. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: i feel so bad. because you could tell as he's saying it. he's like, "this is not going to come out right at all." i'm just going to say sounds. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: i mean -- it's idina menzel. >> steve: adele dazeem. >> jimmy: could we just see it one more time? >> please welcome the wickedly talented, the one and only, adele dazeem. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: when idina menzel heard that, she was like, "let it go." "let it go." "let it go." [ cheers ]
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♪ cold never bothered me anyway ♪ [ laughter ] >> steve: what? >> jimmy: i guess that wasn't the only flub though, that night. no, leonardo dicaprio said that jennifer lawrence flubbed his name when she presented the best actor award -- and pronounced it "matthew mcconaughey." [ laughter ] >> steve: are you serious? that's a big flub. >> jimmy: the type of mistake that can get you in trouble with the academy. but what a night. oh, my gosh. you had best actress going to cate blanchett. jared leto got best supporting actor. [ cheers and applause ] my mother -- you know, he thanked his mother in that, by the way. it was a great speech, he thanked his mom. my mom called me today, she said, "my favorite speech was jared leto." [ laughter ] "yeah, he had the best speech." i go, "yeah, i go i liked lupita, she had a good one --" "no, jared, he had the best one. he had the best speech." i go, "all right, why?" well, he thanked his -- i go,
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"i know exactly why, mom!" i'm never going to win an oscar. [ laughter ] the best picture went to "12 years a slave." [ cheers ] good for that. that was perfect, because best picture almost went to this -- because this is the best picture. [ laughter and applause ] i was like -- it became the most retweeted photo of all-time. can we see that one more time? yeah, look at that. [ cheers ] brad and angelina hadn't posed with that many people since they took their family photo at christmas. [ laughter ] it was very exciting for all of them. [ applause ] and did you see this? the film "twenty feet from stardom," won best documentary. [ cheers ] and when she was onstage to accept the award, darlene love started singing. it was great. i mean, john travolta was like, "wow, she's almost as good as adele dazeem." [ laughter ] almost, as good as the great adele dazeem. [ light laughter ]
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ooh. of course, one of the things everyone talks about. the oscars, how the celebrities look. especially their hair styles. and we were wondering how would they look, those hair styles on us. so james from the roots happily volunteered -- maybe so that he could help us out. [ cheers ] that's so nice of you, james. first, can we give him the ellen? not bad. [ laughter and applause ] next should we try the liza minnelli? yeah. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: that's punk rock. and finally, can we see what he looks like with the jared leto? yes! ♪ looking good, james. [ applause ] thank you, buddy. looking good. of course, the world is still focused on the ongoing conflict in the ukraine. and over the weekend, sarah palin reminded everyone
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that during the 2008 election, she predicted russia would invade the ukraine. then john mccain said, "well at least one of us made a good call." [ laughter and applause ] and get this. secretary of state john kerry went on "meet the press" yesterday. and actually criticized russia for its action in the ukraine. he said, quote, "you don't just invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interest." then he said, "i mean, we stopped doing that, like, months ago. okay. we don't do that anymore." [ applause ] that's so 2013, man. what? [ laughter ] i swear, back in '07. >> steve: -- that's what joe told him. >> jimmy: and while all of this is going on, president obama is staying very busy. that's right. on friday president obama took a selfie with bill nye the science guy and astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson. i heard that photo set the record for the least retweeted photo of all time. very interesting. in the same week --all this stuff was happening.
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we live in a world of technology. >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: i was reading about this, this doesn't really surprise me. a new survey has found that almost half of dog owners admit they're spending more money on their dogs than on they are on their significant others. [ laughter ] i tried to ask my wife if that's true, but she and our dog were out to dinner. and i was like, "well, can you guys at least bring home a a jimmy bag so i can have some?" [ laughter ] and then i peed on the carpet. [ cheers ] i'm a mess. i wanted to show them that i was upset! don't go out without me! and finally, this is great. i saw this clip on youtube today. it's really funny. a local news reporter in philadelphia was standing on the side of the road covering today's big snowstorm. when a plow drove by and just nailed him with snow. watch this. >> reporter: we only had one
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summer with the phillies. there's goes a couple of plows demonstrating what i -- [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: don't worry. the reporter is safe, while the driver of the snow plow was injured from high fiving all of his co-workers. [ cheers and applause ] we have a great show for you tonight! give it up for the roots! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! welcome to "the tonight show." and i'm happy to be here tonight. i'm actually -- i'm happy to be alive. yeah. i -- this weekend i did the polar plunge in chicago. [ cheers ] if you guys have done it -- so, here's what happened. the mayor of chicago, i said something about him jokingly in the paper, in the "chicago sun-times." something like, i was afraid of him or something, because i am. i know.
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but just kidding around. and then, so he got on twitter. and i respect this mayor because he's involved with social media. and he tweeted out, he said -- "jimmy fallon, i think you should toughen up." he goes, "i challenge you to come to chicago and do the polar plunge." so, i don't know what that is. but i go, "yeah, i'm in." [ light laughter ] then i find out what it is. and it's -- yeah. so i went. i flew myself to chicago this weekend. went to chicago and, man. it was just unbelievable. these people are all out there doing that. i think they doubled the amount of normal people going or doubled the amount of donations. all the money went to special olympics. it was like 3,000 people there. [ cheers and applause ] it's a great cause. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: people get out there. i mean -- israel idonije is doing it, with the mayor. he had this thing where the mayor asked all of these kids if they went to the library -- and read over 1.5 million books through the summer, that he would jump in the water. that's how it, how it started. so the kids read 2 million books. so now, he's like, "oh, great.
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now i got to go into this thing." so he dragged me into it. so anyways, i'm getting ready to go into it. i'm watching videos. people are sending me things and advice on how to do it. one guy is like, "jimmy, you know, i'm an arctic swimmer, you know, if you get in the water -- you're going to feel like you're having a heart attack." i just paused it right there. i go, "thanks for the advice, pal. appreciate it." and so i get there, and i -- i see these emts. not -- not ents. not ear nose throat doctors. [ light laughter ] you're not going get a sinus infection. you might die. that's what they're saying. you might die if you go in this thing. and there are two icebergs. and they had to get a bulldozer to plow out the ice before i jumped in the water. i mean this is insane. chicago didn't let me fool around. they didn't fool around this time. they had, like, a blizzard the night before. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: it's like 9 degrees. i think the water was 30 degrees or something. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: that's insane. and i'm going like, this is just nuts. so i go in and i go -- whew, whew -- i put on -- i took a ski hat
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off a kid. i didn't care. [ laughter ] i put it on. i'm -- ah -- ooh -- ah! you know? it was almost like, i felt like a wrestling thing. i'm like -- people are like, rooting me on. i am going, "why am i doing this? this is just awful." i go in. i hear you're only supposed to go up to your knees. and then you get on your knees and you fall back. it's only like that big. i get in up to here. and just go like, i don't even care. i just plunge back. >> steve: right. >> jimmy: and i went under. i went under, and like, a a couple bubbles came out. and -- i froze -- [ laughter ] and then i was thinking, "well, one of those ear nose and throat doctors will come get me. if i'm really dead, they'll fish me out of here." i just stand up and i took my hat off. and my hair immediately turned to icicles. [ laughter ] all ice. and i heard bagpipes. [ laughter ] >> steve: you thought were you in heaven? >> jimmy: well, i looked around. because if you're irish, the first thing you hear when you die is bagpipes. did anyone else hear this?
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am i and angel? this is how i went! one thing, i saw, here's rahm emanuel. here is the mayor getting out, after he plunged. that's what he looked when he came out. here's a picture of me when i came out of the water. [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers ] >> steve: at least the tears warmed -- the tears thawed your eyes. >> jimmy: yeah, the tears thawed me out. yeah. i thought it was it. i thought it was the end. it was unbelievable. but when it was all over, it was really, really cool. the mayor gave me this -- he presented me with a a resolution here. and basically what they did was -- they officially named march 2014 to be "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon" month in chicago. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] thank you to mayor emanuel. thank you to the special olympics. the people of that great city. and all of those awesome kids that read all of those books.
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because that's really how this whole thing got started. congratulations and thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] never doing it again! absolutely not. i'll donate, do whatever else, i'm not -- that was just crazy. we have such a great show tonight. gosh, one of my favorite people on earth. and i just love her so much. everything she does, i'm a big fan. from the new movie -- she's in the new muppet movie. "muppets most wanted," tina fey is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: yeah! come on! >> jimmy: what can i say? >> steve: what can you say? she's the best. >> jimmy: you know i love her. plus, we just begged this guy to come on every single time whenever he's around or anything. he's an amazing singer and songwriter. one of my all-time. if you go to my ipod, all my songs are by this guy. i mean, anyways, he's going to talk to us. and he's going to perform a a song. the great randy newman is joining us tonight. [ cheers and applause ] he's in the oscars a bunch of times. >> steve: yes. >> jimmy: going to ask him about that.
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but last night at the oscars, the big winner for best song was "let it go," from disney's "frozen." it's a great song. it's a catchy song. i've been singing it all day. in fact, earlier this afternoon, idina menzel stopped by -- "the tonight show" music room. so me and the roots grabbed some classroom instruments -- [ cheers and applause ] -- and we made this video. please, enjoy it. ♪ ♪ the snow glows white on the mountain tonight not a footprint to be seen a kingdom of isolation ♪ ♪ and it looks like i'm the queen the wind is howling like this swirling ♪ ♪ storm inside couldn't keep it in
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heaven knows we tried ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: one, two, three, hey! ♪ don't let them in don't let them see be the good girl you always have to be ♪ ♪ conceal, don't feel don't let them know well, now they know ♪ ♪ let it go let it go ♪ ♪ can't hold it back anymore let it go let it go ♪ ♪ turn away and slam the door ♪ ♪ i don't care what they're going to say ♪ ♪ let the storm rage on the cold never bothered me anyway ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ it's funny how some distance
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makes everything seem small and the fears ♪ ♪ that once controlled me can't get to me at all ♪ ♪ it's time to see what i can do to test the limits ♪ ♪ and break through no right, no wrong no rules for me i'm free ♪ ♪ let it go let it go i am one with the wind and sky ♪ ♪ let it go let it go you'll never see me cry ♪ ♪ here i stand and here i'll stay let the storm rage on ♪ ♪ my power
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flurries through ♪ the air into the ground ♪ ♪ my soul is spiraling in frozen fractals all around ♪ ♪ and one thought crystallizes ♪ ♪ like an icy blast i'm never going back the past is in the past ♪ ♪ let it go let it go ♪ and i'll rise like the break of dawn ♪ ♪ let it go let it go that perfect girl is gone ♪ ♪ here i stand in the light of day let the ♪ ♪ storm rage on the cold never bothered me anyway ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah! you can do it. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: idina menzel, everybody. oh, my goodness. beginning this wednesday you can see her starring in the new broadway musical, "if then." go check it out. we'll be right back with tina fey, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ that's one way you calcould play it.t? nothing wrong with 8 hours sleep. another option? you get back in there, fight the coming of tomorrow. make it the kind of night most men can only dream of. fortune comes to those who seek it. new miller fortune. undistilled with a smooth finish for spirited nights.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody. welcome back. our first guest is an emmy award-winning actor and writer. her latest film "muppets most wanted" opens in theaters on march 21st. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome back to our show my pal, tina fey! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: tina! ah, we love you. we love you. welcome. [ cheers and applause ] welcome, welcome, welcome back. >> thank you. >> jimmy: this is your second time here. >> i know. >> jimmy: thank you for helping me out my first night. of course you would be there for me. thank you so much. >> thank you, i so was thrilled to be here that first night. so exciting to be here the first night of the new "the tonight show." >> jimmy: it was crazy. >> it was crazy. >> jimmy: we did a bit -- friends came out and threw $100 bills on my desk, saying they never thought i would be the host of "the tonight show." so you were one of the people that rooted against me, yeah. [ laughter ] >> we were all lined up backstage. and it was so cool. it was like, line up. robert de niro, me, joe namath, tracy morgan, who i aren't seen -- so great to see tracy morgan again. hadn't seen him in months and months. he showed up late for rehearsal, and then he started doing all of his same jokes i heard him do forever. [ laughter ] and it was so fun to watch all these big stars that don't know him, be just cracking up at his jokes.
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>> jimmy: what was his bit again? >> joe namath was like, "he said i'm his biological father!" [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: that's right. that's his homerun, yeah. >> and he was lined up. once he realized he was between, mariah carey and kim kardashian, he turned it way up. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, yeah, yeah. >> charm went way up. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: really charming. yeah, yeah. how's the family? how's the kids? >> good, thank you. by the way, i have two ladies, eight, and two and a half. >> jimmy: she's two and a half now? >> two and a half. and they both obsessed with "let it go." that's going to be a big, viral thing. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: they love it, right. it's such a great song. >> love it. sing it all the time. >> jimmy: she has a voice. normally with those bits i try help out. >> adele dazeem, so good. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no, no. her name is not adele nazeem -- >> i don't think so. i think her name's adele. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: okay, well. all right, maybe you're right. maybe you're right. but, yeah. [ laughter ] so wait, is she talking now? little -- >> the little one, two and a a half. didn't talk for a long time. and now finally, is talking a a lot, and big, long sentences.
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so cute, and great. and it's -- she has a very specific way of talking. i realized she kind of sounds like a prostitute in, like, a a vietnam movie. [ laughter ] like, she's like, you no give me cookie. i go with you. [ laughter and applause ] like, you change my diaper. [ laughter ] you're like in a playground and you talk to them. like, you do it back to them and it sounds super racist. [ laughter ] can't talk like that in public. >> jimmy: yeah, you're going to get in trouble with that one. you're getting in trouble. >> big trouble. yes, the 8-year-old, equally crazy cute. two and a half, cute. eight, so cute. this morning, i took her to school. she had new mint green, chuck taylors. and she didn't want to wear them. all weekend, she was like i want to keep them nice for school. she's like walking, snow, waiting for the school bus, then standing there so psyched to wear new sneakers. it's so cold out. her nose runs. it goes -- right on the sneakers. "my snot!" [ laughter ] so mad. snot. >> jimmy: oh, heartbreaking. come on. they must have been psyched
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their mom was in a muppet movie? >> yeah, they were pretty psyched. it was really good. i was so excited for them to get into the muppets because -- >> jimmy: they know the muppets? >> they do. 'cause the jason segel movie was great. the one, just years ago. so what are the muppets up to this time? >> "muppets most wanted" is a a really good movie. muppets are on a european tour but they're actually being tricked by an evil frog, an evil russian frog named constantine. [ laughter ] he's passing himself off as kermit, and they're kind of getting involved in a jewel heist but they don't realize it. >> jimmy: hey. now you play, like a russian -- >> yes. i play a russian prison matron named nadya. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: finally man. you've been trying to have people write this for you for years. [ laughter ] >> i know. and i got the script, and they were like do you want to play -- i was like, first of all, yes. immediately, because it's the muppets. >> jimmy: do you do a russian accent? >> i thought i did. [ laughter ] the first time was funny because, i read the script. i'm like, okay she's russian.
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and i'm reading the script. i'm like, i can't tell if it's a supposed to be like, a sexy russian lady or like, a a horrifying, one eyebrow with a -- because i am of an age, it could really go either way. >> jimmy: either way. yeah, yeah there's two. [ laughter ] there's natasha, yeah exactly. yeah. >> so was like i'm just going to do -- i don't know. when the movie comes out we'll find out. but they're like, you have to do a russian accent. which i was really excited to do. 'cause i was such a nerdy kid. i know you were, too. i thought i could do impressions, and accents. on my resume, i can do every accent. did you do stuff like that? >> jimmy: of course, and i can't -- [ bad french accent ] i cannot do french? i just, everything's in a a question? [ laughter ] [ mumbling french gibberish ] [ laughter ] >> i think that's good. i buy it. >> jimmy: not bad. i'm getting better. >> so they brought a real wonderful woman named jill, who was a proper -- a real dialect coach. this british woman, who like works with kiera knightly. and she was like -- she was talking to me. then i realized right when you go to do, it's actually really hard, the russian. and she told me the one tip to
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remember. [ russian accent ] you're supposed to remember, like you have a piece of poop on your lip. [ laughter ] get the sticky poop off your lip. you hate everything. [ laughter ] i was like, okay. so i have a piece of poop on my lip. >> jimmy: oh my gosh. [ laughter ] i so i was trying super hard. i think i did okay. and i had good words. you get to say like -- [ russian accent ] kermit. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: kermit. that is fantastic, i like that. [ applause ] and how was it working, 'cause you were in england, right? shooting the movie? >> it was good. >> jimmy: same as working on an american movie or? >> well, the crew was really cool. the british crew i really liked. they reminded me of new york crews a lot. they were funny, and really easy going. the studio we shot at was pinewoods studios. which is famous, it's where they shot "goldfinger" all the early james bond movies. "chitty chitty bang bang." "superman." it's the coolest old movie studio. the biggest difference with their movie sets is, there's not food. [ laughter ] american movies sets, there's
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tons of food. >> jimmy: lots of food. >> you're never more than this far away from a foot-long party sub. [ laughter ] and the british are just, they're not disgusting like us. shoot ten hours and then someone would come up, would you like a little sweetie? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: can i have two, three sweeties? >> and then they go away for, like, nine more hours. >> jimmy: yeah, come on. you can do better than that. we actually had a little something delivered from upper darby, pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] >> what is this? >> jimmy: a little pica's pizza, man. >> oh, this pizza is the best! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it's the real deal. ♪ just got delivered today. let's get a full slice of pizza right here. that's the way it works? >> that's --yeah. >> your sauces, your gravy's on the top. >> jimmy: gravy. [ laughter ] >> can i eat it? it's warm, ya'll. >> jimmy: let's watch a clip right now of tina fey in "muppets most wanted." take a look at this. >> i'm telling you, you've got the wrong frog. >> if you are not constantine, why do you have this mole?
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>> it's not real. someone glued it to my lip. >> and as far as authorities are concerned you are constantine. glue or no glue. make yourself comfortable. you're going to be here a a while. >> i wouldn't be so sure. my friends will be here soon! >> lights out! [ crashing ] turn them back on, i can't see anything! [ laughter and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh! stick around, more with tina fey when we get back, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] hey, look at you! you're an emailing, texting, master of the digital universe. but do you protect yourself? ♪ apparently not. when you access everything, you give everyone access to everything about you. but that's ok.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. hanging out with my bud, tina fey right here! [ cheers and applause ] that's the best. so fun. >> jimmy, i know that you are interviewing me here. and you're doing a pretty good job. but i would also like to interview me. >> jimmy: i --i think i know what you're talking about. and i have a way to make that happen. it's time for a lip-flip. ♪ a lip flip when you flip your lip it's a lip flip yeah ♪ >> hey, how ya doing? i'm jimmy fallon! [ laughter ] i brought "the tonight show" back to new york. [ cheers ] yeah, forget about it. yes. yeah. i like to ask people questions. [ laughter ] i'm best friends with
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justin timberlake. [ laughter ] you know --ah -- yeah -- um -- i forgot what i was going to say. wait --ah -- you are --i heard you like to sing. is that true? >> jimmy: well, you know me. [ laughter ] i love to sing, sing, sing. sing, sing, ba-yong, yong, yong. [ talking nonsense ] sing, sing. i love to sing. [ laughter ] i have something in my throat. hold on -- [ clearing throat ] get the camera way from -- [ laughter ] ooh, ooh! ah! >> um -- i heard -- um -- you've been taking, like, a
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a beatboxing class. like, could you break me off a a little bit? [ beat boxing ] [ laughter ] [ applause ] hey, i wanted to ask you. you know, what i really would like to do here? [ laughter ] i would really love to be direct with you. [ laughter ] hmm. >> um, do you happen to know the song --"endless love"? [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: know it? what do you think i fall asleep to every night? ♪ ♪ my love
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there's only you in my life you're everything ♪ ♪ that's right my first love you're every breath that i take ♪ ♪ you're every step i make and i, i want to spend all my life ♪ ♪ with you no one else will do and oh oh my love ♪ ♪ i'll be that fool for you i'm sure ♪
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♪ you'll know i don't mind oh, you know i don't mind ♪ ♪ 'cause no one can deny this love i have inside ♪ ♪ and i'll give it all to you my love ♪ ♪ my love my love my endless love ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: tina fey, everybody! "muppets most wanted" is in theaters on march 21st. we'll be right back with randy newman! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
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[man] no one told her,right?
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[son]hi! [mom screams] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: oh, i'm so excited. our next guest is a multiple grammy, emmy and academy award winner as well as a member of the rock and roll hall of fame. he's an incredible singer, songwriter and composer. we're thrilled to have him here. please welcome randy newman, everybody! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: randy newman. randy, welcome. to our show, and thank you for being here. >> it's a pleasure. good to be here. >> jimmy: i appreciate it. >> hard act to follow. >> jimmy: good luck there. >> it really was. >> jimmy: beautiful lips -- >> she really did and she loved it. >> jimmy: thank you. yeah, yeah. exactly. i was like -- barely hitting those notes. >> i'd be worried if i were new york. you might move to chicago with all that praise you're getting. jimmy fallon month.
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>> jimmy: did you ever do a a polar plunge or any of that stuff? the polar bear club. >> sure i do. >> jimmy: really? >> are you kidding me? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you wouldn't even think about it? >> it would kill me. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it wouldn't kill you. >> i'm from los angeles go out with it. you know? i've been outside here. take the walkways. >> jimmy: you just go to the walkways. >> driver, driver pick me up, i'm right outside. >> jimmy: right in, yeah. you were here last night? >> yes. >> jimmy: did you watch the oscars. >> yeah, i did. i did, i watched -- i didn't get nominated for anything. i didn't hear my name once. >> jimmy: oh, my gosh. >> they played "you got a a friend," when jim carrey came out. i noticed that. $23. i got $23. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. i'll give you half a pizza here in new york city. >> yeah. what's with that? you want to see rich people eat pizza? >> jimmy: yeah, we want to see that. absolutely. >> they must love that in bangladesh when they're watching. [ laughter ]
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>> jimmy: laughing at people eating pizza. but you've been there. how many times have you been there? oscars, i've seen you. >> i played -- that's why the show's so crappy. i've been on it, like, six times? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no. you got nominated? >> i was nominated like 15, 16 times before i won. which was like -- it is was amazing. >> jimmy: and you went every year? >> i went every year, you know, to be humiliated. [ laughter ] you kind of know. >> jimmy: well we brought -- we brought "the tonight show" back to new york. >> i know, yeah. >> jimmy: where's it all started. and -- [ cheers and applause ] >> it's a great city. >> jimmy: yeah. >> you love it here? >> jimmy: i do love it. >> we read all about it in the "los angeles times." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what did they say about me in the "l.a. times"? >> they said, fallon couldn't live here. [ laughter ]
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>> jimmy: i would never say that. >> you did. >> jimmy: oh, did i? yeah, i did. >> they could have misquoted you. >> jimmy: i could totally live in la. i couldn't -- "the tonight show." >> weather too good. >> jimmy: yeah. weather too good. i had to bring it -- i'm from new york. that's where i'm from. >> i know. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it would make more sense for me. >> jimmy: well, while i was -- because i do love l.a., actually. >> i know you do. >> jimmy: we're going to bring the show to l.a., and when we do, i'd love to have you there as well. >> sure. >> jimmy: that's why i thought tonight, i really appreciate you doing this. you -- i gave you a bunch of -- >> really, you gave me songs that no one but you and me liked. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i loved them, and you go, what do you think would be fun, me and the roots play "i love l.a." that would mean so much to me. >> it would be an honor playing with this good of band. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: randy newman. i've got to mention quickly,
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"faust" is coming one night only thing, and -- city center here in new york. it's going on what is it? >> july -- 1. [ talking over each other ] >> jimmy: oh, july 1st. and, here go. it's, city center july 1st a if you don't know randy newman's "faust," gosh, i love this so much. >> you do. >> jimmy: it is really fantastic. and this is a one night only deal. >> playing the double. you want to play the lord? >> jimmy: yeah! >> it's a good part. >> jimmy: i'd do whatever. randy newman asks me to do anything, i'm there. i'll drive the car and make sure it's all nice and warm. [ laughter ] >> got you. >> jimmy: randy newman. get your tickets for randy newmans's "faust." new york city center, on sale march 17th. he performs "i love l.a." with the roots! after the break! it's awesome! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] okay, big life moment here. little jack's finally ditching the training wheels and hopping on a big boy bike. wait a second. this is the ride of his life.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: tonight's musical guest is one of our favorites -- he might just be my favorite. he will be performing march 12th in denver. march 13th in beaver creek, colorado. and march 15th in aspen. but first, he's here tonight to perform his classic, "i love l.a." with a little help from the roots. once again, randy newman! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ hate new york city
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it's cold and it's damp ♪ ♪ and all the people dressed like monkeys ♪ ♪ let's leave chicago to the eskimos ♪ ♪ that town's a little bit too rugged ♪ for you and me you bad girl ♪ ♪ ♪ rollin' down imperial highway ♪ ♪ with a big nasty redhead at my side ♪ ♪ santa ana winds blowin' hot from the north and we was born to ride ♪ ♪ roll down the window put down the top ♪ ♪ crank up the beach boys baby don't let the music stop ♪ ♪ we're gonna ride it
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till we just can't ride it no more ♪ ♪ from the south bay to the valley ♪ ♪ from the west side to the east side ♪ ♪ everybody's very happy 'cause the sun is shining all the time ♪ ♪ looks like another perfect day i love l.a. ♪ ♪ we love it i love l.a. we love it ♪ ♪ we love it ♪ ♪ look at that mountain look at those trees ♪ ♪ look at that bum
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over there man he's down on his knees ♪ ♪ look at these women there ain't nothin' like 'em nowhere ♪ ♪ century boulevard we love it ♪ ♪ santa monica boulevard we love it ♪ ♪ sixth street we love l.a. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i love l.a. we love it ♪
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♪ i love l.a. we love it ♪ ♪ i love l.a. we love it ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you. randy newman, right there! oh, my goodness! [ cheers and applause ] see him live, starting march 12th in denver. visit thetonightshow.com for an exclusive bonus performance! we'll be right back! thank you for doing that! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> jimmy: my thanks to tina fey, idina menzel, randy newman, once again, ladies and gentlemen, and the roots right over there. [ cheers ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a good night. i hope to see ya tomorrow! bye-bye! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> fred: from 30 rockerfeller plaza in new york it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- brian williams. naomi campbell.

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