What is the number the roots say in the introduction to late night with Jimmy Fallon?

Question by Mach10: What is the number the roots say in the introduction to late night with Jimmy Fallon?
During their intro song they pause the music for a split second and say a number, i noticed its been in the 70′s and goes up a digit every show…anyone know the significance?

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Answer by David
It is the number episode that they are taping. That is why, as you have noticed, it increases by 1 each show.

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