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Watch Stephen Colbert End the Report With a Glorious Musical Number

We’ve been preemptively mourning this moment for a while, but on Thursday night, it finally arrived: Stephen Colbert gave his last sign-off on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. The good news is he didn’t have to do it alone. In a farewell to top all farewells, a classy Colbert sang Ross Parker and Hughie Charles’s “We’ll Meet Again,” inviting Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Bryan Cranston, Patrick Stewart, Michael Stipe, James Franco, Samantha Power, Big Bird, and many, many other famous friends to stand by his side and help. Roll the clip below to catch a seemingly endless number of cameos, and then check back with Vulture tomorrow morning for a full take on Colbert’s final Report(Read our review of the finale here.)

Watch Stephen Colbert’s Glorious Musical Finale