Citizens of #ThisTown were among the pop culture illuminati sending off faux conservative blowhard Stephen Colbert on the final episode of "The Colbert Report," all to a resounding singalong of "We'll Meet Again."
Along with longtime collaborator Jon Stewart and the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jeff Tweedy, Cookie Monster and the dragon Smaug from "The Hobbit," the chorus of well-wishers included:
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.
So much fun to be part of amazing group asked by @StephenAtHome to sing him off his last show.Gonna miss that jerk. pic.twitter.com/f5HlbyPJrP — Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) December 19, 2014Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist
Tonight is the last Colbert Report. Just left the live to tape taping of a great show celebrating a wonderful 9 year run. 11:30 EST. — Grover Norquist (@GroverNorquist) December 19, 2014CNN personality Jake Tapper
Recovering newsman David Gregory
I met the great @willienelson tonight during @StephenAtHome taping. Told him I was a huge fan. He looked up at me and said "Yes you are." — David Gregory (@davidgregory) December 19, 2014And former President Bill Clinton
#Farewell @StephenAtHome...But I know we'll meet again some sunny day. Your friend, PrezBillyJeff — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) December 19, 2014The 114th: CQ Roll Call's Guide to the New Congress Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call in your inbox or on your iPhone.