Wednesday night was the last time comedy's biggest name would grace our screens, as David Letterman signed off 'The Late Show' for the final time.
From his first ever guest (Bill Murray) in 1982 to that time he interviewed Boris Johnson about the Islamic State, Letterman has been making the whole world laugh as a stalwart of US late-night TV.
Before the world's most committed satirist takes over the show, celebrities, brands and politicians who grew up watching Letterman took the opportunity to pay tribute.
'The Late Show' is set to broadcast again under the stewardship of political satire genius Stephen Colbert, premiering for the first time in September 2015.
Here's a preview of what we're in for: