Stephen Colbert has made a lot of friends since he began The Colbert Report in 2005.
As his boneheaded right-wing alter ego he delivered a healthy portion of “truthiness” to savvy viewers, exposing the asinine and often comical truth behind political issues. Last night’s final episode concluded with a musical number, featuring many of the friends Colbert accumulated over the years.
From Jon Stewart to Vince Gilligan, Bryan Cranston, Big Bird, and Cookie Monster, it was an emotional, funny, intimate finale. Watch: