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David Letterman’s remarkable run as host of The Late Show is coming to an end tonight — and with it, his iconic “Top Ten” lists. But how did the feature first begin?

Click above to take a trip back through time, all the way to 1985, to the night when Dave delivered the very first list — and the whole gang was still figuring out exactly what their show was going to be. Then share this video!

Video via Adweek.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.