Top 10 Most Memorable David Letterman Moments

  • Published on May 21, 2015
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  • Brian's Man Cave

    Any of them with Andy Kaufman is good in my books :)

  • Preston Wiseman
    Preston Wiseman 2 days ago

    Tried watching. Stupid bitch never shut up

  • Madamei.Mercy.JeanX. 83_20_19

    + « MadameX & Joker !!!! »
    100% X3

  • SeraphimTheOrthodox
    SeraphimTheOrthodox 4 days ago

    Letterman made most of us forget about Carson.

  • Double H
    Double H 5 days ago

    Why does young letterman remind me of chandler bing. The way he talks maybe?

  • Mustafa Şatıroglu
    Mustafa Şatıroglu 8 days ago

    I hate watchmojo I fucking hate fuckmojo
    They should rename tue channel as fucking fuckmojo
    I fucking hate fuckmojos intro fucking sound

  • Anthony since 1969
    Anthony since 1969 9 days ago

    Best ever. Old school Dave

  • Goo Fy
    Goo Fy 10 days ago +2

    Yeah but Conan after the Tonight Show fiasco was fun

  • michael fitzgerald
    michael fitzgerald 11 days ago

    Politics aside - Dave acted like a total dick head to Bill O'reily

  • Marimilitarybrat
    Marimilitarybrat 11 days ago

    Everyone, everyone has forgotten the sacrifices of the first responders and the overwhelming felling of loss.

  • Madamei.Mercy.JeanX. 83_20_19

    + #6 & #3 :) « The Best Interviewers And interviews Ever » !!!!!!
    100% X3

  • Kevy Nova
    Kevy Nova 16 days ago

    Harvey Pekar? Alka-Seltzer suit? Rice Crispies suit? There are so many great moments.

  • John Charles
    John Charles 18 days ago

    fuck off courtney love

  • llamu dos
    llamu dos 19 days ago

    Ollie reed should be on the list.

  • calkelpdiver
    calkelpdiver 20 days ago

    Number 1 should have been the speech he gave about Robin Williams after his death. Dave was heartbroken, they were true and dear friends. Everything he said came from his heart, Dave poured his guts out. Very raw and real. This video should be re-edited to include that.

  • Gene Fowler
    Gene Fowler 22 days ago +1

    Lawler was staged, this post failed to mentioned this

    • Greased Lightning
      Greased Lightning 15 days ago

      The title said most memorable moments. Period. You’d overthink a blow job. Loser.

    • jackal242
      jackal242 18 days ago

      Well they did say, "Staged or not...." But yeah - It was staged.

  • ungrateful liver
    ungrateful liver 23 days ago +13

    Now I can't watch this without imagining joaquin phoenix shooting him in the face

  • tiffany curtis
    tiffany curtis 24 days ago +1


  • NatureBoy210
    NatureBoy210 24 days ago

    letterman is terrible

  • LifeonMaz
    LifeonMaz 24 days ago +6

    So after watching the joker I am convinced J Pheonix got deniro to play Letterman

  • David Hutchinson
    David Hutchinson 25 days ago +1

    Used to love Late Night in the 80s....after working the 3-11 shift....smoke a joint and have a few laughs.

  • Armand Zaharescu
    Armand Zaharescu 25 days ago

    theorist attack ? when ?

  • Zak Washburn
    Zak Washburn 26 days ago

    Stop talking, lady.

  • jim is i
    jim is i 27 days ago

    what about when he shamelessly plugged adam sandlers jack and jill movie. they just so happened to work under the same unbrella companies. the movie riddled with inbred ads and adam ..........well where do you start. fuckin coward

  • William Knutson
    William Knutson 29 days ago +3

    Madonna should have said “sure, let’s go kiss a man in the audience. Which man would you like to kiss? “

  • Iconic Diego
    Iconic Diego 29 days ago +3

    Best talk show host ever

  • JX VX
    JX VX 29 days ago

    Obviously Glover and Kaufman are just fucking around

  • Francis Condon
    Francis Condon Month ago

    Kiefer Sutherland's dress appearance? Come on.

  • David Gibson
    David Gibson Month ago +1

    WatchMoFo the channel so stupid, they don't know whether the Kaufman / Lawler incident was staged or not.

  • Richard van Zyl
    Richard van Zyl Month ago +1

    Wonder how this street got it's name - 1:29

  • Shobith Ram
    Shobith Ram Month ago +18

    I am watching this after watching Joaquin's JOKER.
    anybody else?

  • Chris A.
    Chris A. Month ago

    Would you shut the hell up and just run the clips for gods sake!

  • Ben Dover
    Ben Dover Month ago

    he sucks cock..thats why he goos..deep throat

  • Ben Dover
    Ben Dover Month ago

  • googlewolly
    googlewolly Month ago

    Too bad that New York is far from being the greatest city in the world these days. The mayor's a fuckin' emasculated twink.

  • FBGP Where’s your P

    FAFwas nothing else on

  • Carlos DeNevier
    Carlos DeNevier Month ago

    don't need explains ... and btw, so boring and mainstream!

  • David Harper
    David Harper Month ago

    Damn it i didn't see it was a mojo video, they keep tricking me.

  • Vespertili Kildem
    Vespertili Kildem Month ago

    Drew Barrymore showed her boobs to David?
    Well... damn ahahah, unexpected and adorably sexy.
    Courtney Love looked like a crackwhore looking for a dose.
    Crisping Glover was... on meth? ahah

  • You're Right
    You're Right Month ago +2

    One of the best works of wrestling ever was Jerry and Andy’s long con on the American audience.

  • DT Broad
    DT Broad Month ago

    God I miss Letterman.

  • Gregg Hanson
    Gregg Hanson Month ago

    I HATE the script for this series. There's no point in even watching because the narrator gives everything away before each clip. REALLY bad.

  • Erica Raths
    Erica Raths Month ago +2

    Ugh I did not want this to be a trash watchmojo video. Was hoping some TheXvid editor put together some great clips

  • James Bubbly
    James Bubbly Month ago

    Seriously? Hunter Thompson wasn't on here?

  • Celina Aguilar
    Celina Aguilar 2 months ago

    Was Farrah Fawcett trying to make an Andy Kaufman?

  • Danielle Braiding
    Danielle Braiding 2 months ago +1

    Ironic how David left society, grew grizzly, haunted how he mocked so many human beings.

  • Tex 1
    Tex 1 2 months ago +1

    He was touching and perfectly professional after 911. Bless him. And it was the greatest compliment for Carson to make his last tv appearance on Letterman!

  • Jim B
    Jim B 2 months ago

    The Letterman Show was at it's best the first 3 years. Dave always had psycho guests on, and It is Appalling that the best honorable mentions were never mentioned. Brother Theodore and Larry Bud Melman. .........Those were Dave's best years, he always had Teri Garr as a ditz as well............After Johnny Carson retired and all the nonsense had happened, Dave had to change his format and direction, which in large changed Dave. It just wasn't the same show any further.

  • Ian Dog
    Ian Dog 2 months ago +33

    Joaquin Phoenix was clowning Dave and the guests not the other way around

  • Branimir Smrekar
    Branimir Smrekar 2 months ago +2


  • KellyKSM1974
    KellyKSM1974 2 months ago

    W/ all do respect to David Letterman. Maam (the woman who is presenting this) you are incorrect w/ your facts starting at 0:00 "The longest serving late night talk show host in history..." Even David would say you're incorrect. It was Johnny Carson (David's mentor) who is the "longest serving late night talk show host in history (30 years: from 1962 to 1992..that's just the tonight show.) After your words in the very beginning, maam, I don't know if watching this clip is wise. How can I enjoy something like this knowing you started right off the cuff incorrectly. My brain says, "How can her words & information be trusted after that?" How much research do you put into your videos?

    • KellyKSM1974
      KellyKSM1974 2 months ago

      I choose not to watch anymore...I got to :11 secs & decided to listen to logic & X out of this video.

  • Saint Martins
    Saint Martins 2 months ago +1

    The REAL top 5 in proper order.
    1. Crispin Glover 10:15
    2. Andy Kaufman 7:52
    3. Joaquin Phoenix 9:03
    4. Drew Barrymore 12:36
    5. any tense interview with Actor Charles Grodin.

  • J D
    J D 2 months ago

    If you go to Costco to buy your Drew Barrymore, you end up with a Courtney Love

  • Shijit Nair
    Shijit Nair 2 months ago

    No Don Rickles ? No Chris Rock ??

    • Tex 1
      Tex 1 2 months ago

      Shijit Nair What? They showed Rock close to beginning of the video! 4:01.

  • enter a name here
    enter a name here 2 months ago +2

    The watchmojo woman is the type of girlfriend that when you Youre asked a question she’ll answer for you while holding you back with her hand

  • Giantthatfcks volcanoes

    Boobs number one , I believe in boobs

  • Joseph Buckhoff
    Joseph Buckhoff 2 months ago

    *New York City is Full of Ignorant Democrats :( High Taxes & High Rent is not for this TRUMP Loving Conservative :)*

  • Colcannon
    Colcannon 2 months ago

    Farrah was dying of Cancer, so no telling what meds she was on.

  • Kenny Mace
    Kenny Mace 2 months ago

    To Hell with Dave. Dave sucks.

  • Ron Wylie
    Ron Wylie 2 months ago

    Farrah was maybe that way because she had cancer?, just looking at how thin she was, she looks like that stage just before it gets really bad, poor girl she went through a terrible time. Just saying

    • Tex 1
      Tex 1 2 months ago

      Ron Wylie Agree.