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Seth Meyers Recreated Letterman's 'Late Night' Opening as a Tribute

With Letterman's last show happening tonight, the tributes are rolling in for the late night legend. Last night, Seth Meyers and his team showed their tribute: a faithful, shot-for-shot recreation of Letterman's original opening titles for his Late Night from way back in 1982. Check out their version above and the original below:

Seth Meyers Helpfully Teaches Jeb Bush How to Respond to Softball Questions

On last night's Late Night, Seth took the time to talk to presidential candidate/brother Jeb Bush in a segment called Softball Practice, in which he gave some pretty clear instructions on how to avoid putting his foot into his mouth over and over again. We'll see if Jeb follows his advice!

Jack Black Saves Seth Meyers During a Failing 'Late Night' Desk Bit

During last night's Late Night, Seth Meyers debuted a brand new segment called "Seth the Snoop" that he quickly realized was a total dud. But the show must go on, and thankfully Jack Black was waiting in the wings to guide Seth and the audience through the rest of the subpar jokes.

Seann William Scott Looks Back on 'SNL's Classic "Patriotic Shorts" Sketch

Seann William Scott was a guest on last night's Late Night, and since he and Seth Meyers hadn't seen each other since he hosted SNL in October 2001, the guys decided to take a look back on a sketch from his episode, and one of SNL's funniest Will Ferrell sketches ever, "Patriotic Shorts." Thanks to Ferrell's incredible performance, Scott admits he still gets "Will Ferrell nutsack flashbacks" every now and then.

Rob Huebel Got Slapped in the Face by Chevy Chase at UCB

They say "Never meet your heroes," but Rob Huebel disagrees, and that's saying a lot considering his hero slapped him in the face when he tried to introduce himself. Of course, when your hero is Chevy Chase, you should expect nothing less. Check out two more clips from Huebel's Late Night interview below:

Chelsea Peretti Talked to Seth Meyers About Growing Up with Andy Samberg

Chelsea Peretti was on Late Night last night, and she talked to Seth about growing up with Andy Samberg, her disappointment in not getting to see the people she beat at the Webby Awards, and her strat for shaming her coach-flying friends when she's sitting in first class. Below, hear her story of trying to just get a glimpse of Rihanna at the SNL finale after party.

Leslie Jones and Seth Meyers Talk Twitter, 'SNL,' and 'Ghostbusters' on 'Late Night'

Leslie Jones made her very first late night guest appearance on last night's Late Night, where she talked with Seth about how she got into standup, her first season on SNL, how she deals with haters on Twitter, and her role in Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters movie. Watch another clip from Jones's interview below, in which she shares some of the many celebrity selfies she took at SNL's 40th anniversary show.

Go Inside the Internet with 'Late Night's "The Blacklist 2: Cyber Edition"

Last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers saw the return of Conner O'Malley and crew's riveting Blacklist parody, only this time, James Splader has no choice but to go inside the internet to save Dale Google from his digital terrorist kidnapper. Seth Meyers is still the trusty sidekick, only this time he has a brand new name: "Illiterate Coward."

Seth Meyers Spends a Day at Yankee Stadium

Here's a clip from last night's Late Night, in which Seth Meyers heads to Yankee Stadium for a day: "It's April in New York City, it's fucking freezing, which means it's time for some baseball!" Meyers meets a Yankees bat boy, locker room attendant, organist, beer vendor, and radio announcer Michael Kay and also gets some good practice hitting Late Night writer Seth Reiss with bags of peanuts.

Paula Pell Looks Back on 'SNL's 40th Anniversary Special on 'Late Night'

The lovely and always entertaining talk show guest Paula Pell stopped by last night's Late Night, where she and Meyers talked about everything from her work on the upcoming Tina Fey/Amy Poehler movie Sisters to what it's like to be a script doctor for other movies to the SNL 40th anniversary special cold open she wrote with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. Pell also reveals that her Above Average web series with James Anderson Hudson Valley Ballers will return for a new season sometime this year. Watch more from the interview below:

Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Talked 'The Best Show' and Newbridge with Seth Meyers

The Best Show's Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster were on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, where they talked about how most of what they do is pre-written and Wurster gave us a taste of Philly Boy Roy. Check out the rest of the interview below:

Louis C.K. Looks Back on Writing for Conan O'Brien on 'Late Night'

Ahead of his SNL season finale hosting stint this weekend, Louis C.K. stopped by last night's Late Night, where he talked with Seth Meyers about the days he was a writer on the show for Conan O'Brien. C.K. also shared a Late Night memory involving a dirty joke he and fellow writer Dino Stamatopoulos got announcer Joel Godard to say on the air. Watch more clips from C.K.'s interview below:

John Cleese Looks Back on Monty Python's "Dead Parrot" Sketch on 'Late Night'

John Cleese was a guest on last night's Late Night, where he looked back at Monty Python's reunion shows at the Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend as well as the classic Python "Dead Parrot" sketch that Seth and his brother performed at their high school talent show. Watch another clip from Cleese's interview below:

Kumail Nanjiani Tells Seth Meyers About His Weirdest 'Silicon Valley' Fan Encounters

Here's a clip from Kumail Nanjiani's visit to last night's Late Night, where he looks back at some Silicon Valley scenes that have led to some very strange fan encounters. Nanjiani also has a message for anyone debating the accuracy of the math used in the show: If you think it's wrong, take it up with the Stanford professor who wrote it. Watch another clip from Nanjiani's interview below: