David Letterman’s Final Farewell Oozed Class.

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So David Letterman signed off from The Late Show for the final┬átime last night, bringing the curtain down on an illustrious 33 year career as the greatest chat show host that ever lived. I grew up watching Letterman and even though I’m from the other side of the pond I had a fond appreciation for the man’s laid-back, nonplussed approach to being a chat show host.

Of course the final show was an emotional affair and following his farewell the Foo Fighters, (as requested by the man himself), played a live version of Everlong as viewers were treated to a fantastic montage of Letterman’s time spent entertaining the masses.

This is how you do a proper send-off.

N.B. And how’s this for a gesture. Rival chat show host Conan O’Brien urged all of his viewers to change the channel to watch Letterman’s farewell while he was hosting his own show. Classy.

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