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  1. Conan O'Brien was stalked by a Priest for over 2 years, to the point where he got death threats and his stalker Father David Ajemian flew out to New York and tried to forcefully get onto the taping of Late Night and was arrested.

  2. Conan O'Brien had to get permission from the owners of Conan the Barbarian to use the title "Conan" for his talk show.

  3. During a scrapped Conan O'Brien skit, Conan was supposed to cut off someone talking about star wars vs star trek, but didn't, and they spoke for 6 minutes straight in quite an impressive explanation the Conan staff wasn't expecting.

  4. Conan O'Brien credited "The Simpsons" with saving him. Prior to being hired on he was experiencing a personal and professional slump. He abruptly quit his SNL writing job with no plans other than aimlessly walking the streets of NYC for inspiration.

  5. Hunter S Thompson refused to go on Conan O'Brien show until he finally agreed on one condition. Conan had to meet him on a remote farm to drink hard liquor and shoot guns.

  6. Conan O'Brien follows only one person on Twitter, a randomly chosen fan (Sarah Killen) who, since being followed in 2010, has gone from 3 to 138k followers

  7. For over 15 years Paul Rudd has been showing the same clip of Mac and Me on the Conan O'Brien instead of clips from the movies he's starring in and promoting.

  8. Conan O'Brien has majored in history and literature, graduated with a magna cum laude from Harvard University, and wrote his senior thesis on the use of children as symbols in the works of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor

  9. Conan O'Brien required reconstructive surgery on his nose after a street gang, "beat the shit out of [him]." The damage was so severe that, when asked the extent of the damage, Conan's doctor said, "Broken? Good god, man, it's a bag of bones!"

  10. Conan O'Brien, as President of The Harvard Lampoon, was arrested for stealing a shipment of The Harvard Crimson. The Crimson editor at the time was Jeff Zucker, who would later become President and CEO of NBC and make the ultimate decision that gave O'Brien's Tonight Show back to Jay Leno.

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Conan O'Brien, as a young Harvard student, really wanted to meet Bill Cosby, so he created a fake award to be rewarded to Cosby and convinced him to come to Harvard to accept the award. He proceeded to award him with an old bowling trophy.

Rolling Stones and Time magazine both selected "Marge vs. the Monorail" as the greatest Simpsons episode of all time. The episode's writer: Conan O'Brien

Comedian Conan O’Brien, host of the US talk show Conan, is a Harvard graduate and is on the board of directors for the John F. Kennedy presidential library and museum.

Conan O'Brien pranked Bill Cosby when he was 19. He wanted to meet Cosby, so he created a fake award for Cosby to accept.

In 2011, Conan O'Brien was ordained as a minister by the Universal Life Church Monastery, allowing him to perform a same-sex marriage in New York. The wedding, between a member of Conan's staff and his partner, was held on the stage of the Beacon Theatre and broadcast on Conan.

Conan O'Brien was the victim of stalking and death threats and that the man who stalked and threatened him was an ordained Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Boston. The man signed his letters to O'Brien as "your priest stalker".

While making an appearance at Harvard, a group of pranksters "stole" Burt Ward's genuine Robin costume. The pranksters were led by none other than Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien graduated as valedictorian at his high school, then went on to Harvard where he graduated magna cum laude.

An Oscar Award give to Margaret O'Brien was stolen by her housekeeper and never recovered. Years later, two men at a flea auction paid $500 for it and returned it to her.

Conan O'Brien's father is a doctor and professor of medicine at Harvard, his mother if a partner at a Ropes & Gray and he himself graduated magna cum laude from Harvard.

Not only did Conan O'Brien graduate Harvard, his father is a Harvard Medical School professor.

Conan O'Brien made a video in Haiti to show positive, beautiful sides of the country and also made a speech in Haitian Creole to the locals

Horror/supernatural writer Anne Rice's birth name was Howard Allen Frances O'Brien. Her parents changed it at age six, it after she introduced herself in school to a nun as "Anne," a name she found pretty, rather than give her birth name out of embarrassment.

Matt Groening has only written 4 episodes of the Simpsons (the same as Conan O'Brien)

Conan O'Brien was expected to become the showrunner for The Simpsons before he was selected as the new Late Night host in 1993

Conan O'Brien appeared as an extra in "How I Met Your Mother" after winning the role via a 2011 charity auction

George Lopez strongly supported Conan O'Brien moving to TBS; Conan was hesitant because he didn't want to do that to Lopez after what NBC had done to him, but Lopez called him and persuaded him to take the job; less than a year after Conan's show started, Lopez's show was cancelled

The White Stripes last performance ever was on the last episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien. They performed a slower arrangement of their song "We're Going to Be Friends" based on Conan's lullaby rendition of the song.

Conan O'Brien graduated Valedictorian from high school and attended Harvard University, graduating 'with great honor'.

Conan O'Brien wrote the monorail episode of The Simpsons

Out of respect for David Letterman, Conan O'Brien urges his audience to switch the channel and watch the final Late Show with David Letterman instead.

Conan O'Brien had to pay Fox $130,000 to break his contract writing for The Simpsons so he could take of Late Night

When Conan O' Brien joined TBS, he only agreed to taking the prime 11pm slot, after George Lopez personally called him and persuaded him to do so. Previously, Conan had left NBC when Jay Leno had taken 11pm. He refused to do what was done to him.

At Harvard, Conan O'Brien lived with future NBC president Jeff Zucker, who presided over O'Brien's ouster from The Tonight Show

O'Brien, name of the Thought Police agent in 1984, is coincidentally the codename assigned to a Soviet spy to spy on George Orwell