February 18, 2014 09:22 AM PDT
The 10 Things We Absolutely Hated About Jimmy Fallon's Historic Tonight Show Debut
It would be easy to hop aboard the bandwagon of near-universal praise for Jimmy Fallon‘s maiden voyage as host of The Tonight Show on NBC. But keeping it completely real, we can’t say we loved absolutely everything about the hour.
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And so, with the acknowledgement that constructive criticism can only make Fallon’s tenure at the late-night institution funnier, smarter and more addictive, we’ve cooked up a list of the 10 Things We Hated About His Tonight Show Debut.
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Click through the gallery below for a list of the weeds Fallon might want to consider pulling from his late-night garden, then hit the comments with your thoughts.
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"To my buddy who said that I'd never be the host of The Tonight Show, and you know who you are, you owe me $100, buddy," Fallon teased after his opening monologue. And that led to a cavalcade of special, New York-centric guests coming out -- one at a time -- to hilariously pay their debts: Robert De Niro, Tina Fey, Joe Namath, Rudy Giuliani, Mariah Carey, Tracy Morgan, Joan Rivers, Seth Rogen, Lindsay Lohan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mike Tyson, Lady Gaga and Stephen "Welcome to 11:30, bitch!" Colbert. But unless Fallon was playing a secret, horrifying game of "Which One of These Is Not Like the Other?" then how the heck did Kim Kardashian sneak her way in between Rivers and Rogen? Yeesh.