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10 Jimmy Fallon performances guaranteed to make you laugh

He’s taking over from Jay Leno on The Tonight Show.

NEWS BROKE TODAY that Jimmy Fallon is set to take over from Jay Leno as the host of NBC’s iconic tv programme, The Tonight Show.

No one was really surprised, rumours have been rife of late that this was going to happen.  Also, Jimmy Fallon is really, really great.

Here is the evidence.

The history of rap

The last four times Justin Timberlake has been on with Jimmy they have performed a medley of rap songs, from old to new.

They did it most recently two weeks ago, but here is the one that got them started.

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He slow jammed the news with Barack Obama

Yep, President Barack Obama.

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The Roots are his house band

The Roots, guys, maybe the best hip hop band in the world!

For that reason, he can make videos like this one where Mariah Carey sings All I Want for Christmas is You with classroom instruments.

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We know it’s not Christmas, but that still gave us a little glow in our hearts.

He played Water War with Tom Cruise

What’s not to like about watching someone throwing water in Tom Cruise’s face?

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He gave us ‘The evolution of Dad dancing’

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And ‘The evolution of Mom dancing’

With Michelle Obama, natch.

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His ‘Ew’ sketch with Channing Tatum

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Bruce Springsteen and ‘Neil Young’ duetting on Willow Smith’s ‘Whip My Hair’

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The Chickeneers performing ‘Ho Hey’

This shouldn’t be as funny as it is.

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The beauty of the internet is that we get to see all his best bits whenever we want – long may it continue!

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