The 5 Best Moments from The Final Daily Show with Jon Stewart

By on August 7, 2015
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Jon Stewart said his final good bye to The Daily Show viewers following 16 years. 16 years of political jokes and 18 Emmy Awards to prove the love for both Stewart and The Daily Show.

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The final good bye couldn’t fit into the normal half hour allotted scheduled time so the show was extended to 51 minutes, leaving a lot of final moments.

Return of all of The Daily Show former Correspondents
Pretending to cover the Republican Presidental Debate, all of the former correspondents including Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Ed Helms and Olivia Munn, were really there to wish their former boss well.

Bruce Springsteen
A musical performance from ‘The Boss,’ Bruce Springsteen, who along with the E Street band performed “Land of Hopes and Dreams” and “Born To Run.”

Steven Colbert’s Good Bye to Jon Stewart
Colbert was the last correspondent to come out for his final goodbye. Colbert spoke about his friendship with Stewart comparing the relationship to best friends Sam and Frodo from The Lord of the Rings. Colbert then became serious, telling Stewart that while he always told everyone never to thank him, every correspondent whose careers he helped launch owed him “everything,” and were “better people for having known him,” saying Stewart taught everyone who worked with him how to treat people with respect. Stewart did his best to hold back tears during Colbert’s touching tribute but was unsuccessful.

The Politician’s Final Farewell and Jon’s Target’s Say Good Bye
A videotaped good bye message from major politicians including Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Chris Christie, John Kerry, Bill O’Reilly, and John McCain. They all insulted Stewart and are beyond happy to say good bye – with messages like ‘good bye quitter,’ ‘so long jack ass’ and many more nasty words for the icon.

Jon Stewarts Final monologue
Stewart announced that “bullsh*t is everywhere.” He spoke about the issues around the world. Finally, Stewart thanked the audience, his wife and kids.

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