Ben Stiller Dons Panda Suit To For Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Tribute To ‘The Larry Sanders Show’


In Monday’s Tonight Show homage to The Larry Sanders Show, Jimmy Fallon is celebrating his fifth anniversary as host and runs into a a panda-suited Ben Stiller backstage, who is unhappy that his surprise is ruined and takes it out on Fallon. After which, Fallon checks in on Tina Fey ahead of the taping; she’s unhappy at being disturbed as she depilates her upper lip and otherwise preps for her movie-plugging appearance.

The Larry Sanders Show, Garry Shandling’s much heralded skewering of late-night TV, aired on HBO from 1992-1998.

Robert De Niro put in a cameo appearance as part of a running cockroach gag; animal expert Robert Irwin and musical guest Florida Georgia Line also contributed to the tribute episode’s backstage drama.

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