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In this Aug. 30, 1993 file photo, David Letterman, right, and Bill Murray wave from the side door of the Ed Sullivan Theater during the first episode of "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York. After 33 years in late night and 22 years hosting CBS' "Late Show," Letterman will retire on May 20. (Jim Cooper/AP)
In this Aug. 30, 1993 file photo, David Letterman, right, and Bill Murray wave from the side door of the Ed Sullivan Theater during the first episode of "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York. After 33 years in late night and 22 years hosting CBS' "Late Show," Letterman will retire on May 20. (Jim Cooper/AP)
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David Letterman's last day hosting "The Late Show" on CBS is Wednesday night, and to celebrate, NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans goes over his own Top 10 moments of Letterman's career. And don't worry, we include some Stupid Pet Tricks.

Letterman's Top 10 Moments

10.) Larry "Bud" Melman/Biff Henderson

9.) Dave Works Taco Bell Drive Through

8.) Dave Alka Seltzer Suit

7.) Drew Barrymore Flashes Dave

6.) Dave Owns Up To Adultery, Reveals Extortion Plot

5.) Cher Curses At Letterman

4.) Joaquin Phoenix Pretends To Quit Acting

3.) Stupid Pet Tricks

2.) Dave Introduces Heart Doctors After Heart Surgery

1.) Dave's Speech In First Post-9/11 Show

Guest

  • Eric Deggans, NPR's TV critic. He tweets @Deggans.

This segment aired on May 19, 2015.

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