Watch Steve Martin on Letterman Last Night and His First Letterman Appearance 32 Years Ago


Steve Martin dropped by Letterman for the millionth time last night to plug his awesome new DVD collection of his old TV specials, and more importantly, to bust David Letterman’s balls over receiving the Kennedy Center Honors way later than he did. Martin’s been appearing on Letterman’s shows for over 30 years now. Here’s his first-ever TV appearance with Letterman on his short-lived NBC morning show in 1980, when Martin and Letterman were 35 and 33 years young, respectively. It’s an amazingly funny clip and just goes to show that talk shows are way better when the guest refuses to get out of bed or stop drinking beer for the whole interview: