Conan O’Brien’s long, record-breaking run on late night began 25 years ago today, with the airing of the first episode of Late Night with Conan O’Brien, which he celebrated by posting the entire first episode online and announcing that his complete archive will be coming online.
Originally aired on Sept. 13, 1993, Conan’s first Late Night episode featured guests John Goodman, Drew Barrymore and Tony Randall. The show ran for 14 seasons from 1993 to 2009, when he was replaced by Jimmy Fallon and moved to TBS. He also announced today that his entire Late Night archive will be going online in January 2019, although there’s no word yet on where exactly the archive will launch.
Until then, you can check out the first episode of Conan’s Late Night below.