Fallon was wildly popular during his stint on "SNL," and leaving the show to launch a movie career turned out to be a huge mistake. At best, his movies left viewers numb (see: "Fever Pitch"). At worst, they were critical flops and box office catastrophes ("Taxi"). Fortunately for him, the "Late Night" desk opened up and Fallon was able to jumpstart his career as a talk show host. -Xfinity Entertainment Programmers
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