Jimmy Fallon is back with another episode of The Tonight Show: At Home Edition, and yes, he got some assistance from a very special crew. The late-night host shut down production of his studio show due to coronavirus concerns, but he found helpers in his wife, Nancy, and their two daughters, 6-year-old Winnie and 5-year-old Franny. Here's something you won't see on TV: Franny climbing all over Jimmy's back during his monologue jokes.
During Wednesday night's episode, he sat down with his first virtual guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda. They talked about the challenges of homeschooling their kids (Lin has two sons with his wife, Vanessa) and laughed at the idea of getting actual work done while social distancing. "Every teacher should make $1 billion a year," Lin insisted, referencing a Shonda Rhimes tweet.
Lin's been using online resources to keep his sons entertained, including Mo Willem's superpopular "lunch doodles". "My kid's doodles are legit good after following him," Lin said. "They are a master class." Watch the full video above to hear their whole conversation, plus get a special performance of "Dear Theodosia" from Hamilton. Remember: each of Jimmy's at-home episodes encourages donations for a different charity, and Broadyway Cares benefits from this one.