Letterman jokes about 'Live!' visit

Nov. 17, 2011 at 11:04 PM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- David Letterman read on "Late Show" a Top 10 list related to his last visit to "Live! with Regis and Kelly" before Regis Philbin leaves the U.S. talk show.

Philbin, 80, is a longtime friend of Letterman. Friday will be Philbin's last day on "Live!"

Letterman read his list of "Things Said to Me, Dave, Backstage at 'Live! with Regis and Kelly'" on Wednesday's edition of "Late Show. It read as follows --

10. "And you are…?"

9. "It's one of Regis' last shows -- try not to ruin it."

8. "Hair and makeup? What's the point?"

7. "Thank you for coming out of retirement to do our show."

6. "Please tell me you're not Regis' replacement."

5. "[Producer Michael] Gelman frisks all the guests."

4. "Just what we need, another whiny old guy."

3. "Why is Regis quitting, and you still have a show?"

2. "There he is -- get him!"

1. "Right this way, Conan."

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