The other day I mentioned how funny and well-done the Kennedy Center Prize to David Letterman was -- almost like a Best Of edition of his TV show. Not only did they use the old show's announcer Alan Kalter, but also the regular CBS Orchestra with Paul Shaffer as the band -- and they even did a Top Ten list. And I posted a funny fake-documentary they did that supposedly focused on two of Letterman's childhood friends.
Well, thanks to PBS for making the show available online, here is the full broadcast. If you only watch the opening bit with Steve Martin and Martin Short, that ,might well be enough. But keep going because there are a lot of gems, most notably Bill Murray's appearance as last year's recipient talking about the end of his reign. And the documentary (if you missed it before). And some fun comments by Amy Schumer. And a terrific performance by Eddie Vedder. And...well, here it all is --