Tonight Show host Conan O’Brien and his Mario backdrop may be leaving NBC sooner than later, due to the Leno time change. Conan himself released this statement: “Some people will make the argument that with DVRs and the Internet a time slot doesn’t matter. But with the Tonight Show, I believe nothing could matter more.” If you missed seeing the Mario backdrop in-action, continue reading for the video.

Now the late-night talk show host is considering leaving the business, thanks to a decision by NBC to push The Tonight Show to 12:05AM in order to make room for Jay Leno’s return to late-night television at 11:35PM.

[via Kotaku]