Joan Rivers has finally returned to the “Tonight Show” couch, in an appearance with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday evening.

It was the first time in 26 years Joan has sat on the famous couch. She had previously been banned from appearing on the show by former host Johnny Carson, who cast her aside after she landed her own late night talk show in the 1980s. The ban was upheld by his successor Jay Leno, who stepped down as host earlier this year.

It might have taken more than a quarter century, but Joan finally clawed her way back in. Mazel!

J-Connection: Joan Rivers is one bawdy Jewish lady.