Here Are the People Jay Leno Made Fun of the Most on The Tonight Show

The late-night star targeted Democrats in general

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The 'presidential poll' segment on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno June 30, 1992.

In addition to record ratings, Jay Leno now boasts a new record for…Bill Clinton jokes.

Out of the 43,892 jokes the comedian has made on the show between 1992 and Jan. 24, 2014, he has cracked 4,607 about the former president, according to a new study by The Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) at George Mason University. Essentially, Bubba was the subject of about one out of every 10 jokes that Leno made about public affairs and public figures, researchers wrote. Democrats were also targeted more than Republicans because they were in the White House more during Leno’s time as host, and the comedian’s humor tends to focus on presidents.

Below are the other top figures that the late-night star has targeted, per CMPA’s analysis, so we’ll see if he makes any more cracks at them before he steps down tomorrow:

Top Twenty Political Joke Targets

1. Bill Clinton  4607
2. George W. Bush 3239
3. Al Gore 1026
4. Barack Obama 1011
5. Hillary Clinton 939
6. Dick Cheney 673
7. Monica Lewinsky 454
8. Bob Dole 452
9. John McCain 426
10. Mitt Romney 361
11. John Kerry 357
12. George H.W. Bush 343
13. Newt Gingrich 328
14. Sarah Palin 300
15. Ross Perot 288
15. Arnold Schwarzenegger 288
17. Joe Biden 274
18. Dan Quayle 260
19 John Edwards 229
20. Osama Bin Laden 216

Top Twenty Celebrity Joke Targets

1. O.J. Simpson 795
2. Michael Jackson 505
3. Martha Stewart 208
4. Paris Hilton 153
5. Lindsay Lohan 153
6. Robert Blake 121
7. Anna Nicole Smith 55
8. Roger Clemens 50
9. Tonya Harding 49
9. Alex Rodriguez 49
11. Heidi Fleiss 48
11. Charlie Sheen 48
13. Lance Armstrong 47
13. Michael Vick 47
15. Madonna 46
16. Justin Bieber 44
17. Brittany Spears 42
18. Kobe Bryant 38
18. Chris Brown 38
20. Kim Kardashian 37

1 comments
anditimmers1970
anditimmers1970

You didn't count all the fat jokes.  At least 1 every single show.  At least.