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Jacksonville Daily News (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Jacksonville, North Carolina David Letterman signs off As late night Host the associated press new York i David Letterman was ushered into retirement wednesday by four presidents declaring a your Long National Nightmare is Over and a succession of stars delivering a final top ten list of things they always wanted to say to the late night Host. The taped Intro of president Barack Obama and former presidents George Bush Bill Clinton and George w. Bush referenced president Gerald Fords declaration to the country when he look office following the 1974 resignation of Richard Nixon. Letterman sidled up to Obama to say a a you re just kidding right a ten stars from Steve Martin to Tina Fey delivered the final top ten list of a things in be always wanted to say to Julia Louis Dreyfus with Jerry Seinfeld standing nearby said a thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series number one was Bill Murray a Dave ii never have the Money i owe Letterman said goodbye after 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late night shows on lbs and Abc. The final a late show broadcast ran Long some 17 minutes Over its usual hour and lbs planned to let the show air without cutting it. The transplanted Hoosier who made top ten lists and ironic humor Staples of television comedy and influenced a generation of performers will be replaced by Stephen Colbert in september. Letterman joked in his monologue that he a been on the air for so Long that the hot show when he started was a keeping up with the he said that Stephen hawking figured out that the 6,028 broadcasts included a about eight minutes of a you want to know what to going to do now that in a retired a he said. A by god i Hope to become the new face of Letterman whose wife Regina and son Harry were in the audience was serenaded at the end by the band fog fighters. They Sang a a overlong a the same song they played when he returned following heart surgery in february 2000. Several audience members who filed out of the theater after the show had tears in their eyes. A it was really incredible a said will Landman of Long Island new York. A it was the Best my he could go Letterman a was guarded but you could Tell it was really hard for him a said John Bernstein who flew in from los Angeles to see the finale a you could see his Emo i in says Gooc Lilye after 33 years and 6.028 broadcast s on lbs Anil n by last top to list a ssh a a so i �ot1 shove i jute Audi i. Nil Imp a Quot i mde a woman takes a photo of the lbs a late show with David Letterman Quot marquee at the de Sullivan theater photo by the associated press in in new York on wednesday. David Letterman appears during a final taping of the a late show with David Letterman Quot on wednesday in new York. Photo by the associated press Tion a he said. A but i think Ity or did no to and when Cher a memorable moment he a feeling a lot More than called him a More profane he shifted to lbs in 1993 he a version of a Jerk a it became when Abc gave the a to his last few weeks have been warmly nostalgic with Letterman entertaining old friends like Murray Tom Hanks George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Anticipating the end viewers sent Letterman to the top of the late night ratings the week before last for the first time since Jimmy Fallon took Over at no cd so a tonight show and they competed with original telecasts. From his Start on no cd so late night in to february 1982, Letterman a comedy was about More than telling jokes. He attached a camera to a monkeys Back tossed watermelons off a roof and wore a suit of Alka Seltzer to plunge into a tank of water. Celebrities used to being fawned Over either clicked with his prickly personal night show to Jay Leno instead of Letterman a slight he never forgot or forgave. Letterman even began his final monologue wednesday by joking a a it a beginning to look like in a not going to get the a tonight the tricks subsided As Letterman mellowed with age and fatherhood his audience welcomed him Back after a heart bypass listened As he became the first late night Host Back on the air after the 2001 terrorist attacks and saw him acknowledge to inappropriately having sex with a subordinate. Rival Jimmy Kimmel paid tribute to Letterman by not making a fresh Abc show on wednesday where he usually competes in the same time Slot. Fallon opened his wednesday monologue by saying a i want to thank you for watching this on your der after you watched online it to we shows late show the associated press new York i the top to list on David Letterman a final show before retirement on wednesday delivered by celebrities. The category was a things in be always wanted to say to to. Alec Baldwin a of All the talk shows yours was the most geographically convenient to my 9. Barbara w alters a did you know you Wear the same Cologne As Moa mar Qadhafi a 8. Steve Martin a your extensive plastic surgery was a necessity and a 7. Jerry Seinfeld a i have no idea what ill do when you go off the air you know i just thought of something. In be 6. Jim Carrey a honestly Dave in be always found you to be a bit of an 5. Chris Rock a a in a just glad your show is being Given to a White 4. Julia Louis Dreyfus a thanks for letting me take part in another hugely disappointing series 3. Peyton Manning a you Are to comedy what i am to. 2. Tina Fey a thanks for finally proving men can be i. Bill Murray a Dave ill never have the Money i owe i an announcement a subscription with benefits firn in Ami lab under the in Dunier service us. In Quot. As. A Whorfe prices Are Eia Efy Day there s one piece you can turn to tor help your daily news every Morth we a cute River to you Hoft Orette dollars of savings the special offers and Coc Poos. 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