by Reggie Noble on October 30, 2012

Letterman’s program continued with a skeleton crew, at times resembling a public access show. Fallon, too, cut way back on the frills.

That’s not to say the funnymen weren’t funny. The unique situation provided plenty of material and opportunity for self-deprecation.

Here are their monologues from what can only be described as a memorable night in New York City.