Season 11 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 189
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 189
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Late Show with David Letterman Season 11 (2003-2004)
|11x01 Al Franken, Grant Paulsen |
Dave chats with Stephanie about a (supposed) incident that occurred over the weekend; Alan makes a suggestive offer to Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao; Al Franken promotes his new ...
|Sep. 01, 2003|
|11x02 Craig Kilborn, Dave Salmoni, Kings of Leon |
Kings of Leon perform their breakthrough hit, ""Molly's Chambers.""
|Sep. 02, 2003|
|11x03 Gen. Tommy Franks, Rodney Crowell |
Biff searches for celebrities on the street; recently retired General Tommy Franks looks back at his illustrious military career.
|Sep. 03, 2003|
|11x04 Nicolas Cage, Alton Brown |
""CBS Mailbag,"" including Stephanie dressed as Batman, ""CBS Vice President of Late Night Programming Vinnie Favale,"" and ""George W. Bush"" (Gerard).
|Sep. 04, 2003|
|11x05 Whoopi Goldberg, Vic Henley, Ima Robot |
Paul's ""Stump the Band"" losing streak continues; Whoopi Goldberg promotes her new sitcom.
|Sep. 05, 2003|
|11x06 Andy Roddick, Jack Black, Warren Zevon* |
Dave welcomes 2003 U.S. Open Men's Tennis Champion Andy Roddick and actor Jack Black. Dave remembers the late Warren Zevon with the Show #1895 tape of Warren singing ""Mutineer"" on ...
|Sep. 08, 2003|
|11x07 Salma Hayek, Chris Elliott |
Rick Derringer sits in with the band; a woman from Staten Island participates in ""May We See Your Digital Photos, Please?""; Chris Elliott comments on current events.
|Sep. 09, 2003|
|11x08 Sharon Stone, The Raveonettes |
An opera singer performs in the hallway; the recently deceased Charles Bronson declares his candidacy for Governor of California; Dave and Sharon Stone make out.
|Sep. 10, 2003|
|11x09 Regis Philbin, Seal |
Steph/Monty dresses up as Don Mattingly for CBS Mailbag; she closes the segment by playing catch with Dave.
|Sep. 11, 2003|
|11x10 Cuba Gooding Jr., Simon & Garfunkel |
Dave has a major announcement to make; Cuba Gooding, Jr. promotes The Fighting Temptations; Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel sing ""America"" and ""The Boxer.""
|Sep. 12, 2003|
|11x11 Dr. Phil, David Bowie |
Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap presents the Top Ten List; Dave tells the story of his weekend encounter with a bear at his house in Montana; Dr. Phil gives Dave some parenting tip ...
|Sep. 22, 2003|
|11x12 Ben Stiller, Elvis Costello |
Ben Stiller talks about his new movie, Duplex; Elvis Costello performs a song from his new CD, North.
|Sep. 23, 2003|
|11x13 The Rock, Lynne Cheney |
Cold opening: The Rock shows Lynne Cheney how to apply a ""chicken wing"" to Paul; New York Giants kicker Matt Bryant attempts rooftop field goals across 53rd Street.
|Sep. 24, 2003|
|11x14 Colin Powell, Jennifer Garner |
|Sep. 25, 2003|
|11x15 Joe Pantaliano, Kevin Nealon, Outkast |
Stephanie is Peter Pan for ""CBS Mailbag;"" ""Joey Pants"" promotes ""The Handler;"" Kevin Nealon; Outkast sings ""Hey Ya.""
|Sep. 26, 2003|
|11x16 Denzel Washington, New York Philharmonic |
Paul asks ""Survivor 7"" castaway Ryan ""Skinny"" Shoulders (who is wearing a Rage Against The Machine t-shirt) if he digs Audioslave; Denzel Washington promotes Out of Time; The New ...
|Sep. 29, 2003|
|11x17 Tom Cavanagh, Ray Wald, Dido |
It's time for ""How Many Guys in Gorilla Suits Can Fit Into a Eyeglass Store?"" Quote Dave: ""I was going to buy a pair of eyeglasses, but the optical store was full of gorillas."" ...
|Sep. 30, 2003|
|11x18 Tim Robbins, Sting |
The latest role call reveals that Michele O'Callaghan's five-month-old daughter (named ""Zoogie"") picks Dave's ties; Dave and Paul are dumbfounded by a pitching machine in a new game ...
|Oct. 01, 2003|
|11x19 Stupid Human Tricks, Lisa Kudrow, R.E.M. |
Steph/Monty dresses as a letter carrier for ""Know Your Current Events;"" R.E.M. performs ""Bad Day.""
|Oct. 02, 2003|
|11x20 Robin Williams, Summerwind Skippers |
During CBS Mailbag, Alan dresses up as Saddam Hussein for his new hidden-camera show ""Goof'd!"" and gets beat up by several people on the street. Later, Robin Williams comments on ...
|Oct. 03, 2003|
|11x21 Jessica Simpson, Rufus Wainwright |
Jessica Simpson mentions that she was on Oprah recently, much to Dave's chagrin; fill-in bandleader Todd Rundgren sings ""Hello It's Me;"" Pat Farmer drops 20,000 ping-pong balls from ...
|Oct. 06, 2003|
|11x22 Uma Thurman, Ricky Gervais, Renee Fleming |
|Oct. 07, 2003|
|11x23 Amy Sedaris, Tom Dreesen, Anthony Hamilton |
Dave calls ousted California governor Gray Davis ""a wanker;"" Gary Coleman presents the Top Ten via satellite, then falls asleep; Tom Dressen talks baseball.
|Oct. 08, 2003|
|11x24 George Clooney, Merle Haggard |
A man from Charlotte, North Carolina plays ""Know Your 2003 Boston Red Sox;"" ten Hooters Girls present the Top Ten; George Clooney plugs Intolerable Cruelty.
|Oct. 09, 2003|
|11x25 Charlie Sheen, John Mayer |
During CBS Mailbag, Alan has an awkward reunion with the first girl that ever kissed him, and ""Ah-nuld"" (Gerard) has an enlightened conversation with Dave. Later, Charlie Sheen promotes ...
|Oct. 10, 2003|
|11x26 Halle Berry, Lance Armstrong |
Pat Farmer and an army of stagehands throws a special form of confetti off the roof of the theater; Steph/Monty tells ""Survivor 7"" loser Burton Roberts an alleged story about a woodpecker ...
|Oct. 13, 2003|
|11x27 John Cusack, Scott Dixon, Hot Hot Heat |
For the first time in several years, famed saxophonist David Sanborn sits in with the band; Dave announces he's going to rehab, then demands to have some Dunkin' Donuts; John Cusack ...
|Oct. 14, 2003|
|11x28 Katie Holmes, Brian Greene, Jonny Lang |
Dave congratulates Conan O'Brien on his newborn daughter; ten weightlifters present the Top Ten; noted physics professor Brian Greene tries to explain the mysteries of the universe ...
|Oct. 15, 2003|
|11x29 Dustin Hoffman, Jamie Oliver |
Ten US Soldiers in Iraq present the Top Ten via satellite; Dustin Hoffman plugs ""The Runaway Jury,"" British chef Jamie Oliver cooks some scallops.
|Oct. 16, 2003|
|11x30 Darrell Hammond, Radiohead |
For CBS Mailbag, Steph/Monty dresses up as a soccer player and kicks balls (poorly) into the audience. Later, Radiohead performs ""2+2=5.""
|Oct. 17, 2003|
|11x31 Kiefer Sutherland, Emmylou Harris |
Paul sneezes during the monologue; the band area is remodeled; Biff makes his annual report from the World Series; a 1,030-pound pumpkin explodes (via SFX) outside.
|Oct. 27, 2003|
|11x32 Courteney Cox, Doris Roberts |
Dave announces that he's been transferred to Chesterton, Indiana; on tonight's ""Meet the Governor,"" a young Ah-nuld ogles an exotic dancer; Courtney Cox Arquette almost sings TLC's ...
|Oct. 28, 2003|
|11x33 Keanu Reeves, Sue Johanson |
Steph/Monty dresses up as an elf on a rare Wednesday CBS Mailbag; during Mailbag, Rupert takes part in his yearly tradition of watching the coleslaw change colors; Dave is so fascinated ...
|Oct. 29, 2003|
|11x34 Eric McCormack, Dante Hall |
The Slapinski Brothers, world-class jugglers, interrupt the monologue; Dave points out that Rupert was on last night's episode of ""Ed""; Dante Hall of the Kansas City Chiefs catches ...
|Oct. 30, 2003|
|11x35 Pamela Anderson, Amanda Lollar, Bubba Sparxx |
Amongst this year's ""New Halloween Costumes"": a George Foreman grill, the button on the remote control that you never use, and the ""Queer Eye"" fab five. Also, Rosie Perez delivers ...
|Oct. 31, 2003|
|11x36 Ashley Judd, Richard Belzer, Sarah McLachlan |
The 2003 NYC Marathon winners make their annual run through the studio; eliminated ""Survivor 7"" hopefuls Shawn Cohen (who was voted out) and Osten Taylor (the guy who quit the game) ...
|Nov. 03, 2003|
|11x37 Regis Philbin, Amy Brenneman |
Dave gives a recap of the events leading up to -- and including -- the birth yesterday of son Harry Joseph Letterman; ""Indian Larry"" performs motorcycle stunts on 53rd Street; Regis ...
|Nov. 04, 2003|
|11x38 Will Ferrell, Jack McKeon, Lyle Lovett |
During Mailbag, Steph/Monty dresses up a police officer, while Dave tries to make some sense out of ""Liza Minnelli"" (Gerard in fishnet stockings). Later, it is revealed that the winner ...
|Nov. 05, 2003|
|11x39 Howard Stern, Iggy Pop with Sum 41 |
Amongst the ""New Catalogs"": Harry & David Pre-Owned Fruit, Victoria's Secret for Monkeys, and special edition of California Style in which all the models have been groped by Arnold ...
|Nov. 06, 2003|
|11x40 Lauren Graham, Paul Tracey, Wyclef Jean |
An elf named Perry helps out during ""Know Your Current Events""; Bert and Ernie (of ""Sesame Street"" fame) diss Dave; Lauren Graham talks about a recent parking ticket.
|Nov. 07, 2003|
|11x41 Norm MacDonald, Jack Hannah |
Dave announces that Oprah gave him a gift on behalf of the new baby, only to realize that it was delivered by somebody with the same name; throughout the night, weightlifter Willie ...
|Nov. 10, 2003|
|11x42 Madonna, Chris Elliot |
Cold Opening: Dave compliments Madonna's latest children's book: ""I like the picture of the monkey."" Also, Chris Elliott introduces Dave's son Harry, who says his first words: "" ...
|Nov. 11, 2003|
|11x43 Tom Brokaw, Dolly Parton |
|Nov. 12, 2003|
|11x44 Russell Crowe, Pink |
A sheep herder walks into the theater with his flock along side him; Pink sings ""Trouble.""
|Nov. 13, 2003|
|11x45 Jessica Lynch, Shelby Lynne |
During ""Know Your Current Events,"" a visiting audience member from Liverpool, England is quizzed on his knowledge of Prince Charles. Later, potential Minnesota gubernatorial candidate ...
|Nov. 14, 2003|
|11x46 Stupid Pet Tricks, Cate Blanchett |
As part of his legendary ""fashion show"" gag, Dave models the lining of his sportcoat; Dave tells a story involving a mother and two sons trying to hitch a taxi this morning; a timeline ...
|Nov. 17, 2003|
|11x47 Dakota Fanning, Rocco DiSpirito, Cast of Wicked |
An arm-wresting challenge is held at Hello Deli; child actress Dakota Fanning plugs ""The Cat in the Hat.""
|Nov. 18, 2003|
|11x48 Alec Baldwin, Freddy Adu, Cyndi Lauper |
|Nov. 19, 2003|
|11x49 Wesley Clark |
Ashrita ""Mr. Versatility"" Furman balances beer glasses on his chin on 53rd St.; eleven Playboy Playmates present the Top Ten; Dave grills General Wesley Clark about his dismissal ...
|Nov. 20, 2003|
|11x50 Robert Downey Jr., Joss Stone |
Dave and Paul play ""Potatoes or Gavin MacLeod?""; Dave openly wishes that Paris Hilton had not cancelled her appearance on the show next week; Robert Downey Jr. makes his first appearance ...
|Nov. 21, 2003|
|11x51 Paul Newman, Clay Aiken |
Biff spends a day on the campaign trail with Howard Dean; Gerard stands in for unavailable Survivor loser Rupert Boneham; Paul Newman discusses all things auto racing; Clay Aiken sings ...
|Nov. 24, 2003|
|11x52 Tom Ridge, Puddle of Mudd |
Cold Opening: Tom Ridge finks on Michael Jackson. Also, Dave has yet another rant about Paris Hilton, claiming that she won't be on because a ""no-good weasel, beady-eyed putz publicist"" ...
|Nov. 25, 2003|
|11x53 Mike Myers, Jay-Z |
During Mailbag, Harold Larkin tries a new product, then, in honor of Thanksgiving, starts bleeding gravy; Mike Myers plugs The Cat in the Hat.
|Nov. 26, 2003|
|11x54 Tom Arnold, Moby |
Dorothy (live via satellite) brags about her five grandkids, ranging between 32 years and one month in age, and again stumps Dave with her apple and pecan Thanksgiving pies; Bill Delace ...
|Nov. 27, 2003|
|11x55 Jessica Alba, Wendy Liebman, The Rapture |
Felecia makes fun of Donny Osmond during ""Stump The Band;"" former ""Dark Angel"" star Jessica Alba plugs Honey; The Rapture performs ""House of Jealous Lovers.""
|Nov. 28, 2003|
|11x56 Matt Damon, Jack Johnson and G. Love |
Rupert is almost omnipresent in the first half of the show, presenting footage of his trip to the Meadowlands for last week's Jets-Titans game, then chats with ousted Survivor Christa ...
|Dec. 08, 2003|
|11x57 Danny DeVito, Tim Russert |
Dave mentions that his son likes to suck his nose; Biff & staff decorate taxi cabs for Christmas; Danny DeVito plugs Big Fish.
|Dec. 09, 2003|
|11x58 Amanda Peet, Barry Sonnenfeld |
During Mailbag, the voices in Alan's head result in the horrific demise of his precious ceramic figure collection. Also, upon reading an article in Time about Oprah's refusal to have ...
|Dec. 10, 2003|
|11x59 Kirsten Dunst, Rod Stewart |
|Dec. 11, 2003|
|11x60 Julia Roberts, Alkaline Trio |
Dave announces that he's been invited to appear on Oprah (at long, long last), while Julia Roberts interrogates Dave for his inability to marry the mother of his child.
|Dec. 12, 2003|
|11x61 Liv Tyler, John Witherspoon, Alicia Keys |
It's a Late Show mini-reunion as former Broadway merchants Mujibur, Sirajul, and Joe G. join Rupert in decorating the Late Show Christmas Tree. Also, Dave comments on Saddam's capture, ...
|Dec. 15, 2003|
|11x62 Barbara Walters, Sandra Diaz-Twine |
|Dec. 16, 2003|
|11x63 Neve Campbell, Wellwater Conspiracy |
During Mailbag, Dave tries to make sense out of ""Saddam Hussein"" (Gerard), while a reindeer takes a dump onstage. Also, Neve Campbell promotes the upcoming Robert Altman film ""The ...
|Dec. 17, 2003|
|11x64 Bonnie Hunt, Dave Matthews |
|Dec. 18, 2003|
|11x65 Charlize Theron, Dave Matthews |
During ""Audience Show & Tell,"" a man recites the names of all 50 states in alphabetical order in just fifteen seconds. Also, Golden Globe nominee Charlize Theron promotes ""Monst ...
|Dec. 19, 2003|
|11x66 Steve Martin, Shannon Eis |
Dave mentions some strange advice his mother gave him about Harry: ""Well, David, I think it would be nice if one day he joined a gang."" Also, ""The Kalter Brothers"" sing ""The Little ...
|Dec. 22, 2003|
|11x67 Renee Zellweger, Darlene Love |
It's the annual ""Holiday Night"" on the Late Show: Paul does his impersonation of Cher singing ""O Holy Night;"" Jay Thomas successfully dethrones the objects on top of the Late Show ...
|Dec. 23, 2003|
|11x68 Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Adams |
Dave brings out Biff and thanks him, Paul, the USO and a variety of soldiers for making the Christmas Eve trip to Baghdad possible; in the premiere edition of ""Will It Explode?"" Pat ...
|Jan. 05, 2004|
|11x69 Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Paolini |
|Jan. 06, 2004|
|11x70 Eddie Griffin, Marv Albert |
Dave celebrate's Steph/Monty's birthday with a cake that reads ""Happy Birthday Tammi!"" Also, recent baseball Hall of Fame inductees Paul Molitor and Dennis Eckersley present the Top ...
|Jan. 07, 2004|
|11x71 Nathan Lane, Ruben Studdard |
During his interview with Nathan Lane, Dave suggests to Paul that they should perform together in the musical ""The Producers."" Also, Ruben Stoddard performs ""Sorry 2004.""
|Jan. 08, 2004|
|11x72 Billy Bob Thornton |
It's time for another round of ""Stump the Band,"" and as usual Paul does his Carnac schtick; ten interns present the Top Ten; Billy Bob Thornton describes his short-lived tenure as ...
|Jan. 09, 2004|
|11x73 Patricia Heaton, Kate Bosworth |
Dave goes on a rant about Jay Leno's appearance on CBS' ""People's Choice Awards"" home site, while Dick Gephardt presents the Top Ten.
|Jan. 12, 2004|
|11x74 Jeff Daniels, Isaiah Thomas, The Shins |
|Jan. 13, 2004|
|11x75 Bette Midler, Howie Day |
Mailbag: Alan gets clobbered by an angry Irishman, George Clarke takes a shower with former basketball star Manute Bol, and Steph/Monty gives heart surgery fun facts. Also, Howie Day ...
|Jan. 14, 2004|
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