Subscribe

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye: 'I've Won Television'

“Almost nine years ago, I promised to change the world, and together, I did it,” says Stephen Colbert, still in character as his self-obsessed conservabot doppelganger, while dropping in to rub it in on his onetime mentor Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” on Wednesday night.

Claiming he’ll take to the rails with a one-eyed prostitute and a pocket-sized rodent companion, not taking over for David Letterman on CBS’ “Late Night” (that job apparently goes to some “fat” unfortunate), Colbert comes prepared with his own highlight reel from his nine-year run on “The Colbert Report” — plus some special moments from his formative years as part of Stewart’s supporting cast.

Comedy Central:

–Posted by Kasia Anderson

Now you can personalize your Truthdig experience. To bookmark your favorite articles, please create a user profile.

Personalize your Truthdig experience. Choose authors to follow, bookmark your favorite articles and more.
Your Truthdig, your way. Access your favorite authors, articles and more.
or
or

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and comments are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.