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Jimmy Fallon honored by Harvard Lampoon

/ 12:08 PM October 25, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Jimmy Fallon got the royal treatment at Harvard.

The Tonight Show host and Saturday Night Live alum was honored Saturday by the Harvard Lampoon, the country’s oldest continuously published humor magazine.

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The magazine awarded Fallon its Elmer Award for Excellence in Humor.

The comedian was crowned “Emperor of Comedy” and paraded through Harvard Square in a Roman chariot. The parade started by the Inn at Harvard and ended at the steps of the magazine’s headquarters, Lampoon Castle, where he was presented with a trophy and an 85-cent check.

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It’s just the seventh time the undergraduate organization says it has bestowed the honor. Previous recipients include Jay Leno, John Cleese and Robin Williams.

The 41-year-old Fallon took over The Tonight Show from Leno last year.

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