This had to happen sooner or later.
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But we didn't realize how much of a super fan he was!
In a classy farewell Tuesday night, Jimmy shows off his old Late Night memorabilia, airs his favorite Letterman bit, and even begs his audience not to watch the rerun of his show but to tune into the final Late Show instead!
…all while trying desperately not to cry!
And even band leader Cleto has a few parting words for his hero Paul Shaffer!