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Conan O’Brien Exits Late-Night On A Sweet Note With Help From ‘The Simpsons’, Will Ferrell & Jack Black

Conan O’Brien Exits Late-Night On A Sweet Note With Help From ‘The Simpsons’, Will Ferrell & Jack Black

Conan O’Brien brought his 28-year career in late-night television to a close with a sweet list of thank yous, bringing an end to his linear small-screen career that has consisted of over 4,000 hours of TV.

Much like his final episode of The Tonight Show, he brought on Will Ferrell, via Zoom, as well as Jack Black as his final in-studio guest for his eponymous TBS show.

The hour-long finale started with a bang with his old friend Homer Simpson.

The cold-open was a skit from The Simpsons, which O’Brien previously wrote for, and started with Homer saying, “Oh my god, you’re one of the Impractical Jokers”. When an animated Conan stresses he was a talk-show host, the nuclear worker replies, “Ah, a dying breed. There’s only like 800 of you left”.

“It’s hard to believe it’s our final show on TBS,” O’Brien said. “Every night,

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