After 22 years, Leno bids farewell to 'Tonight'

Updated: 02/07/2014 12:12 PM
Created: 02/07/2014 4:34 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

After 22 years, Jay Leno has hosted his last "Tonight Show."

The final episode included tributes from other entertainers and a recorded send-off from President Barack Obama.

Like other politicians who have been targeted, Obama got the chance for payback in a video clip. He said he wasn't upset about the jokes but is making Leno the U.S. ambassador to Antarctica.

Leno, who is 63, plans to keep playing comedy clubs. Jimmy Fallon takes over "Tonight" in New York on Feb. 17.

To see the full video of Bill Crystal's surprise musical for Jay, click here.

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