The Most Iconic (and Cringeworthy) Moments in Talk Show History

Where were you when Drew Barrymore flashed David Letterman on national television? What about when Tom Cruise jumped up and down on Oprah's couch and proclaimed his love for Katie Holmes? The list of iconic moments in talk show history goes on—and we've compiled them all for you in one place.

Arnold Schwarzenegger announces his run for governor

These days, Arnold Schwarzenegger is just as much a politician as he is a major movie star—but people were blown away when the Terminator actor announced his run for the governor of California on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.


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The More You Know

  • Before she was a megastar, Madonna worked at Dunkin Donuts. She got fired for squirting jelly on a customer.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the first TV show to ever use "Google" as a verb.
  • The singer RM of the Koren pop group BTS learned English in part by watching the sitcom Friends on DVD
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: It was the first show to use the word "Google" as a verb on TV.
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