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Magic Mike XXL Goes ... Polka? Channing Tatum Doesn't Miss a Beat in Tonight Show Spoof

Originally posted 08/14/2015 10:40AM

Polka may not be the sexiest music ever invented, but Channing Tatum can still make it hot.

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Meryl Streep Says She Got a Guitar Lesson from Neil Young – and It Was Killer

Originally posted 08/04/2015 11:10AM

Meryl Streep apparently has Neil Young to thank for teaching her to "crank it up to 11."

The Ricki and the Flash actress, 66, appeared on The Tonight Show Monday and told host Jimmy Fallon that she managed to snag a 45-minute private guitar lesson with the rock legend – and says it was just as amazing as you would imagine.

"He gave me some advice. You see all the amplifiers and all the wires? What is all this s---?" she recounted. Young then told her to "crank it up to 11."

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Ice-T Voices Carebears and More on Jimmy Fallon

Ice-T Hilariously Voices Care Bears and More on Jimmy Fallon

Originally posted 07/31/2015 01:45AM

He's a father and grandfather with another child on the way.

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Simon Pegg Channels a Drunk Ron Weasley to Wish Harry Potter a Happy 35th Birthday on Fallon (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/29/2015 01:45PM

Harry Potter turns 35 this week and who better to wish him happy birthday than his best friend, Ron Weasley?

Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation star Simon Pegg, 45, made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday decked out in askew Gryffindor attire and parading as a "drunk Ron Weasley."

"Hey! They say it's your birthday," Pegg slurred in the clip while clutching a bottle of Jack Daniels and dangerously waving a wand. "It's my birthday too!"

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Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler Learned a Surprising Secret About Tina Fey on The Tonight Show

Originally posted 07/15/2015 11:00PM

[YOUTUBE "M-n5vol3CEE"] Saturday Night Live fans should be happy to see Jimmy Fallon reunite with his fellow "Weekend Update" anchors Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to do anything, but the fact that this Tonight Show clip has them revealing surprising secrets from their past makes it all the better.

Fey, 45, is the clear winner in this game. Her big secret – yes, we're spoiling it, because you should be watching the video just to enjoy these three be funny regardless – is that she was once mistaken for a prostitute in a Monaco casino. That's a pretty good story.

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'Drugged' and 'Blessed' Jimmy Fallon Tweets About Hand Surgery: 'I'm Doing Well'

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'Drugged' and 'Blessed' Jimmy Fallon Tweets About Hand Surgery: 'I'm Doing Well'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 07:30PM

Here's hoping Jimmy Fallon can write on-air thank-you notes again in no time.

Though he canceled Friday's Tonight Show after undergoing surgery on his hand, the host let fans know he's doing okay with a series of Tweets.

So how did Fallon, 40, hurt himself?

"Tripped and caught my fall (good thing)! Ring caught on side of table almost ripped my finger off (bad thing)," he Tweeted, adding the hashtags #drugged and #blessed.

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Double Your James Taylor Pleasure with This Tonight Show Sketch Set on a Seesaw

Originally posted 06/18/2015 02:00AM

[YOUTUBE "Dn2PU2uUhbY"] And now you can't say you've never seen dueling James Taylors singing while playing on a teeter-totter.

On one side, we have Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, once again showing off his impressive ability to mimic musicians. On the other side, we have one of those famous musicians, James Taylor. And together they're making beautiful music.

You have to wonder what pitch convinced Taylor, who appeared on Wednesday's Tonight Show, that this all made sense. But we're glad Taylor said yes – the real Taylor, that is.

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Hear Jimmy Fallon and Aziz Ansari Read Awful First Texts (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/16/2015 01:40PM

Here's one way to kill the buzz of a first date.

For a segment amusingly titled "First Textual Experience," The Tonight Show asked viewers to send in real-life first texts they received from awkward individuals attempting to secure a date and failing miserably.

Host Jimmy Fallon and guest Aziz Ansari then read the cringe-worthy missives in a segment that immediately went viral.

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Blake Lively Trounces Jimmy Fallon in 'Say Anything' Game, Tapes His Face

Originally posted 04/22/2015 12:45AM

[YOUTUBE "rAqk5FQelyI"] Lesson learned: Jimmy Fallon is terrible at saying words, but he wears tape like a pro.

On Tuesday's The Tonight Show, Fallon, 40, challenged Blake Lively, 27, to a game called "Say Anything," which has one participant saying a word and the other one responding with a word that doesn't have anything to do with the first word. Stumble or laugh, and you get tape on your face.

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Watch Helen Mirren Play with Helium on The Tonight Show (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/31/2015 07:25AM

There are a few things in life that are funny, no matter who you are. Helium is, was and always will be one of those.

And when you combine that with the living treasure that is Helen Mirren, well, you get late-night television dynamite.

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