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David Letterman's Final 'Top 10 List' Featured Bill Murray, Jim Carrey & More (Video)

David Letterman enlisted some major names for his last “Top Ten List” segment ever on The Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday evening (May 20) in New York City.

The celebrities showed up to list off the “Top 10 things I’ve always wanted to say to Dave.” Check it out:

10. Alec Baldwin: “Of all the talk shows, yours is the most geographically convenient to my home.”

9. Barbara Walters: “Did you know you wear the same cologne as Muammar Qaddafi?”

8. Steve Martin: “Your extensive plastic surgery was a necessity…and a mistake.”

7. Jerry Seinfeld: “I have no idea what I’ll do when you go off the air. You know what, I just thought of something: I’ll be fine.”

6. Jim Carrey: “Honestly Dave, I’ve always found you to be a bit of an over-actor.”

5. Chris Rock: “I’m just glad your show is being given to another white guy.”

4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series finale.”

3. Peyton Manning: “Dave, you are to comedy what I am to comedy.”

2. Tina Fey: “Thanks for finally proving men can be funny.”

1. Bill Murray: “Dave, I’ll never have the money I owe you.”

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Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Tina Fey & More Arrive for Final 'Late Show With David Letterman' Taping

Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld look super excited as they arrive at the Ed Sullivan Theatre for the final taping of The Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday night (May 20) in New York City.

The duo was joined by tons of celebs who came out for the last show, including Barbara Walters, Steve Martin, Peyton Manning, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Alec Baldwin, and Bill Murray, all of whom – SPOILER ALERT – participated in a final “Top Ten List” segment. Tina Fey also attended.

Also making appearances via a pre-recorded video were President Barack Obama, as well as former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George H.W. Bush.

FYI: Julia is wearing Eva Fehren jewelry and PHYNE by Paige Novick earrings.

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Conan O'Brien Says David Letterman 'Completely Rescued' Him

Conan O’Brien had nothing but amazing things to say about David Letterman during his monologue on Conan on Wednesday evening (May 20) in Los Angeles.

The 52-year-old late-night host opened up about taking over NBC’s Late Night from Dave back in 1993.

“I got the sh-t kicked out of me,” Conan said. “Critics despised me, the ratings were bad, my skin broke out, and my network started to make it clear that I probably wouldn’t be around very long.”

He said Dave came on the show to help him out.

“It was like the Beatles asking Maury Povich if they could stop by and sing a few tunes,” Conan said. “At the time, I was convinced it was a prank…it couldn’t be real. But, on February 28, 1994, David Letterman walked onto my set and blew the doors off the place. It’s easily one of the happiest nights of my professional life.”

He added, “At one of the lowest points of my life, when I was a 30-year-old national punchline, Dave, for reasons I still don’t really understand…completely rescued me. I truly believe that simple act of kindness turned everything around and made all the difference.”


Conan O’Brien Says Goodbye to David Letterman 5/20/15

Jennifer Lawrence Shares Hilarious Note for David Letterman

Jennifer Lawrence took to Facebook to say goodbye to David Letterman in her own funny way.

The 24-year-old actress posted a photo of herself with a sign that reads, “Don’t do this! No one is sick of you it’s all in your head.”

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lawrence

Jen captioned the pic, “ThanksDave Late Show with David Letterman” ahead of the 68-year-old late-night host’s very last show.

In case you missed it, check out Dave‘s final entrance on the show, and see what celebs are saying about his legacy!

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Watch David Letterman Make His Final 'Late Show' Entrance!

David Letterman gets a standing ovation as he hits the Ed Sullivan Theatre stage during the last taping of The Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday night (May 20) in New York City.

The 68-year-old late-night host and comedian is expected to have tons of celebrity guests on the show, so be sure to check back for more photos and video later!

In case you don’t know, Dave has hosted this show for 22 years, winning nine Emmy Awards since its debut.

Before that, he hosted Late Night with David Letterman for more than 11 years on NBC.

In case you missed them, check out what celebs are saying on Twitter about Dave‘s final show. And be sure to tune in tonight @ 11:35PM on CBS!


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Celebrities Tweet Ahead of David Letterman's Final Show

David Letterman will make his final appearance behind the desk of The Late Show With David Letterman tonight (May 20) in New York City.

The 68-year-old late-night host and comedian hosted the program for 22 years and has won nine Emmy Awards since its debut.

Before that, he hosted Late Night with David Letterman for more than 11 years on NBC.

Celebrities took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Dave‘s retirement. Check out some of their goodbyes below.

And in case you missed it, watch Jimmy Kimmel tear up during his touching remarks about Dave.

UPDATE: Check out Jennifer Lawrence‘s hilarious goodbye note for Dave!

Click inside to read more celebrity reactions about David Letterman‘s final show… More Here! »

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Jimmy Kimmel Gives Tearful Goodbye to David Letterman (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel took a moment to talk about his idol David Letterman ahead of his final show during Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night (May 19) in Hollywood.

The 47-year-old late-night host started to tear up as he talked about what The Late Show With David Letterman meant to him. Watch below!

“I watched the show every night and never missed it, and little did I know that many years and many pounds later, that watching the show was a great education for me,” Jimmy said. “I learned almost nothing in college. I really didn’t. But watching Late Night, not only did I learn how to do everything from Dave, the reason I have this show is because the executives at ABC saw me when I was a guest on Dave‘s show and hired me to host this show. I want to thank Dave and his writers and his producers.”

Other TV hosts, including Seth Meyers and Ellen DeGeneres, also shared their thoughts. Click inside to see those!

The final Late Show With David Letterman airs tonight at 11:35pm on CBS. Jimmy is purposely airing a rerun of his own show so people tune in to Dave‘s final episode.


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