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Jimmy Fallon Does His Best Lucious Lyon in ‘Tonight Show’ Parody of ‘Empire’

Jimmy Fallon Does His Best Lucious Lyon in 'Tonight Show' Parody of 'Empire'

I watched this and thought, the budget for this 10-minute skit was likely more than what it cost a lot of lo-budget/no-budget independent feature films.

Perfectly-timed for tonight’s return of Fox’s mega dramedy hit "Empire," Jimmy Fallon (and his posse) had some fun with the Lyon family on last night’s episode of "The Tonight Show," in a new digital short titled "Jimpire" that parodies the series.

Of course the real Lucious and Cookie do appear in the skit about halfway through (you might be surprised at who plays ‘Cookie’ in Fallon’s version); and, somehow, even Donald Trump shows up. 

But I won’t spoil it for you; check it out for yourselves in full below:

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