Adam opens the show talking about having to work all weekend on his new TV show. He also discusses a pointless argument he got into with his wife over the purpose of a themed costume party. Later, Adam talks about commercials that bother him, and plays a clip from Bill Maher’s show. After some fan phone calls, Bryan reviews the film 12 years in a slave. In the second half of the show, friend and manager to Johnny Carson, Henry Bushkin, enters the studio. Adam talks with him about his relationship with Johnny Carson, from the successes to the scandals to his ambitions beyond The Tonight Show.