Former “Late Show” host David Letterman returned to the stage, in a manner of speaking, on Friday with the first episode of his Netflix special interview series.
His guest: Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. The interview was taped last fall at the Amsterdam campus of City College in New York.
Much like the current lineup of late-night comedians, Letterman is a big fan of Obama and laid it on plenty thick during their hour-long chat that touched on Obama’s post-presidency, Russian election interference, race and family.
Including Letterman’s repeated joke about referring to Obama as though he was the current occupant of the Oval Office, as a tribute to Letterman’s famous “Late Show” tradition, here are the top 10 most suck-up comments and questions Letterman made in the interview Rolling Stone called “a little too fawning.”