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Feb 3, 2015

Jimmy Fallon Re-Created The "Fresh Prince" Theme Song And It Was Better Than The Original

"It's time to take The Tonight Show to sunny L.A."

The Tonight Show was shot in Los Angeles for decades. But since Jimmy Fallon took over as host for Jay Leno last February, the show has been based out of New York. Now that the East Coast is freezing over, Fallon's co-host Higgins had an idea...

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So, Fallon is shooting this week's episodes in California, and he decided to honor the occasion by channeling another famous character who moved from the East Coast to the West Coast: Will "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Smith (Will Smith).

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Fallon even had the graffiti art skills and baseball moves DOWN.

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But he struggled with "The Carlton," so Carlton Banks (Alfonso Ribeiro) himself made a cameo to show everyone how it's done!

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With a sweater tied around his neck, of course.

Then Fallon whistled for a cab and when it came near DJ Jazzy Jeff was the driver!

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And he took Fallon from Rockefeller Center to Los Angeles.

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It's not the Banks mansion, but it'll do.

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Watch the full parody here:

View this video on YouTube

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The Tonight Show airs weeknights on NBC at 11:35 p.m.

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