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John Oliver's awesome goodbye on the Daily Show (VIDEO)

By April Neale Dec 21, 2013, 0:23 GMT

John Oliver's awesome goodbye on the Daily Show (VIDEO)

John Oliver - Just For Laughs 2012 - Day 5 - The Vic - Chicago, IL, USA Daniel Locke / PR Photos

An emotiional send-off underscored with comedy was the perfect goodbye for John Oliver, who has been with the Comedy Central show since 2006

Daily Show host Jon Stewart bid adieu to John Oliver on the show Thursday, which included a DS career retrospective and tears.

But there was also dancing, as the two shared a final Anthony Weiner/”Carlos Danger”

“Daily Show” host Stewart wrote a royal family comedy bit that was never meant to actually play out. Stewart let Oliver go on a bit until Oliver said, “Are we not doing the bit?”

“No, of course we’re not doing the bit,” Stewart said. “There’s only one British Royal here that I care about tonight, and his name is Prince John Oliver.”

Oliver was full on Niagara Falls with the waterworks. Hugs were shared between the two late night comics, and a well-deserved standing ovation was given by both host and audience.



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