Wednesday night marks David Letterman's last Late Show, and in the run-up to the finale, the comic legend has invited some of his all-time favorite guests and musicians to celebrate his 33-year run on late-night TV. These on-air tributes, which expertly mix tears, laughter, nostalgia, and respect, will make you miss America's favorite sarcastic grump before he's even said goodnight one last time. Adam Sandler said it best: "There simply is no better man than David Letterman… You're the king of comedy, my best friend on TV."
Below, the 10 best farewell tributes to Letterman. And in the spirit of Dave, let's do it as a Top Ten list, shall we?
5. Julia Roberts and Letterman share one last smooch
2. Norm Macdonald gets choked up