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Watch Jimmy Fallon, Martin Short And Jerry Seinfeld Lose It During The Tonight Show Taping

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is known for its ability to go viral with games and such, but this week the show gave the fans at home a pretty clever behind-the-scenes look at The Tonight Show and the shenanigans that go on when the camera is not rolling. You can catch the video, below.

Before each taping of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and his guests often do short commercial tapings for the upcoming episode to run during the local news. Recently, Jerry Seinfeld, Martin Short and Miranda Sings were all preparing for an epic game of Pictionary when Fallon’s team decided it was time to tape the local news promos. Of course, it’s not so easy to keep a straight face when Martin Short and Jerry Seinfeld are around and both are willing to mess with the host. Fallon can’t help but giggle, over and over again. It’s hard to do real business when there are a slew of comedians around.

At one point, Jerry Seinfeld goofily takes one for the team, mopping off Jimmy Fallon’s head as he attempts to get through the episode promos.


I’ve never been to a Tonight Show taping, so I can’t speak to whether or not these are the usual shenanigans that go on during the show when the cameras are not rolling. However, given the fact that this is the first time I’ve seen a video of this ilk go up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’s YouTube page, I’m guessing this is an especially amusing occurrence. While Martin Short and Jerry Seinfeld seem to be having a ball, poor Miranda Sings seems to have no idea what’s going on, although she does make several expressive faces during the segment, giving Steve Harvey a run for his money.


You can catch fun games, goofy musical segments, stand-up and, of course, interviews when NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET.

Jessica Rawden
Jessica Rawden

Amazing Race & Top Chef superfan with a pinch of Disney fairy dust thrown in. If you’ve created a rom-com I’ve probably watched it.