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<i>"I'm going to go get a drink."</i> Highlights from Jon Stewart's final <i>The Daily Show</i>

That’s all folks. After 16 years and over 2,000 guests, Jon Stewart’s tenure as host of The Daily Show has come to an end. There was a cavalcade of stars as the “Best Fucking News Team On The Planet” grew to its largest size. There was a Goodfellas homage, too! It was all really fantastic.

Stewart’s final goodbye to his squad was, seriously, perfect. Video above.

“This show isn’t ending…it’s a small pause in the conversation…rather than say goodbye or goodnight, I’m just going to say, ‘I’m going to go get a drink.’ And I’m sure I’ll see you guys before I leave.”


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Prior to saying his last goodbye, Stewart when on one last rant about some “bullshit.”

There was even a Goodfellas homage that paid tribute to all the behind-the-scenes crew members who made the show run smoothly, too, and it was very well done.

Some us on on the Fusion news team are really going to miss The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but we can’t wait to see what the man does next.


Here is a list of the for-one-night-only, special-and-expanded edition of “The Best Fucking News Team On The Planet” as well as the other notable people who stopped by to say hello.

Jessica Williams

Hassan Minhaj

Jordan Klepper

Asif Mandvi

Al Madrigal

John Hodgman

Louis Black

Kristen Schaal

Samantha Bee

Steve Carell

Nancy Carell (née Walls)

Vance DeGeneres

Mo Rocca

Dave Atell

Matt Walsh

Dan Bakkedal

Larry Wilmore

Jason Jones

Josh Gad

Rob Corddry

Nate Corddry

Darth Vader

Bassem Youssef

Michael Che

Trevor Noah

Craig Kilborn

Olivia Munn

Rob Riggle

Extremely good sport and CEO of Arby’s Paul Brown

Chris Christie

Charlie Rangel

Chuck Schumer

Hillary Clinton

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough

Rahm Emanuel

Wolf Blitzer

Lindsey Graham

John Kerry

Bill O’Reilly

John McCain (and a puppet)

Ed Helms

Wyatt Cenac


John Oliver

Stephen Colbert

The Daily Show crew

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

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