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'The best friend we all want to have': 9 reasons you love Jimmy Fallon

Feb. 4, 2014 at 9:06 AM ET

Jimmy Fallon, host of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon",  takes part in a panel discussion at the NBC portion of the 2014 Winter Press Tour for...
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Jimmy Fallon, host of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", takes part in a panel discussion at the NBC portion of the 2014 Winter Press Tour for the Television Critics Association.

The people have spoken — everyone loves Jimmy Fallon. 

Between walking through the history of rap with Justin Timberlake, mom-dancing with Michelle Obama and having The Roots by his side, there's been plenty to love about Fallon since he joined "Late Night" in 2009.

As the "Saturday Night Live" alum prepares for his "Tonight Show" takeover in two weeks, we asked you what you love most about Jimmy Fallon. Here's what you had to say: 

1. He's lovable.

2. He convinces guests to do things you'd never expect.

3. He's a great comedian and impersonator.

4. He writes memorable sketches.

5. And, well, because Justin Timberlake.

6. He is reminiscent of the days of Johnny Carson.

7. He has great musical guests.

8. He's a family man.

9. He can appeal to a younger generation.


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