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David Spade, Andy Kindler, and Lukas Nelson are the scheduled guests.
Dave's pool boy interrupts the monologue; insight on the Dollar Tree buyout of Family Dollar; Zoe Saldana plugs Guardians of the Galaxy; former White House press secretary Jay Carney promotes his memoir and shares some insight into his old job; Crash performed "Motion Animal."
Several debate jokes; with Mitt Romney still refusing to appear, Dave simulates a sit-down with the candidate with Matthew Broderick; "Late Late Show" host Craig Ferguson discusses Radio City Music Hall; actress Anna Kendrick plugs Pitch Perfect and performs "Cups"; The Raveonettes performed "She Owns The Streets."
THE LAST SHOW: a preview of what the May 21st monologue would have looked like; an all-celebrity Top Ten; an encore of the Taco Bell remote from 1996; a short documentary about a typical day behind the scenes at the Late Show; Dave thanks the staff, his family, and the audience; Foo Fighters play "Everlong" to a montage of 33 years of indelible images.moreless
Footage (real) of an Alabama televangelist mentioning Dave and the Top Ten List in mid-sermon; one last "CBS Affiliate Roundup" finds local news anchors confusing the name of Dave's show; Regis interrupts the monologue to bid farewell to a bemused Dave; a montage of Rupert hidden-camera remotes from the '90s; Bill Murray jumps out of a cake, smears Dave's suit with frosting, goads Dave into drinking Slovenian vodka, and starts a chant on 53rd Street; Bob Dylan performs the old Frank Sinatra song "The Night We Called It a Day."moreless
Ed Sullivan's ghost introduces juggler Andy Head; Paul & the CBSO play Jerry Lewis out with the coda from Count Basie's "April In Paris" (a Lewis signature tune); Dave gives Jerry his take on "Beavis and Butt-head," then Jerry runs around the set and gooses a cameraman; preteen sports reporter Sparky Mortimer makes his first appearance; Rod Stewart performs a cover of Tom Waits "Tom Traubert's Blues."moreless
Drew Brees, Sandra Bullock, and Josh Turner are the scheduled guests. Plus, the cover of the 2010 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is unveiled!
Actor Bill Murray; Ludacris performs.
Bass great Francisco Centeno makes his only appearance on the CBS show; Dave and Tim Robbins sing The Stylistics' "You Are Everything."
More thoughts on the Chilean rescue operation; a random phone call from a guy on his roof; live via satellite, Phillies star Ryan Howard presents the Top Ten; Sean "Diddy" Combs declares that he'll be the first black man to own an NFL team, than comments on the Favre sexting scandal; Alan runs afoul of Mr. T; Emma Stone plugs Easy A and talks tattoos.moreless
Actor Matt Damon; comic Danny Bhoy; Corinne Bailey Rae performs.
Greg Kinnear; Lacey Brown; Michael Buble; Harry Smith
Comic Sarah Silverman; actor Jeremy Renner; Paris Hilton presents the Top Ten list; Nneka performs.