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The Muppets Helped Jimmy Fallon Say ‘Goodbye’ to Late Night

As you have perhaps heard, Jimmy Fallon is leaving Late Night for the Tonight Show — but not without doing one last Internet-friendly performance for everyone to remember him by. To close out his final Late Night broadcast on Friday, Fallon invited the Muppets onstage to help him sing a version of a song guaranteed to make certain people choke up over just about anything: The Band's "The Weight." Highlights include Animal's unhinged interpretation of the "put the load right on me" line and Kermit altering the lyrics to be about Miss Piggy. In less soulful news: With 6.6 million viewers, Fallon's last episode brought in the highest Late Night ratings ever.