Jimmy Fallon kicked off his first Tonight Show back and he’s excited.
“I am so excited to be here. I am so excited. Seriously. I’m more excited than a guy seeing Beetlejuice with Lauren Boebert. I’m more excited than a Jets fan during the first three plays of the season. Everyone’s excited, today my dad called me up to say he can finally watch Kimmel again,” he said.
The former SNL star said that he was “happy” that all of the writers got the “fair deal that they deserve”.
“You gotta hand it to them. Only the writers would spend all summer fighting to go back to the office,” he said. “It took five months to reach the deal. The stalemate finally ended when the studios realized we got to end this now or it’s another three months of watching Suits.”
Fallon joked that he’d been off the air for so long that The Bachelor went from young to a golden oldie.
“It was kind of weird coming back after being gone for five months; the studio was empty for so long, NBC converted it to a Spirit Halloween.”