June 2nd, 2010
12:09 PM ET
If you (like us) weren’t in NYC last night or for other reasons couldn’t attend Conan O’Brien’s first of two Big Apple performances while on his “Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television” tour, you have the right (as we do) to be a little jealous of those who were there.
One of the highlights from the night - which can be seen in a few videos on YouTube - was a dance-off between Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert and then Jon Stewart.
It all started between just O'Brien and Colbert - to the tune of "Pour Some Sugar on Me" - but after Colbert suffered an unfortunate hamstring injury, Stewart stepped up to the plate ready to dance in a red shirt, gold cummerbund and tight black pants with a sparkly gold racing stripe - O'Brien dubbed the look, "Mexican waiter." (Really, you have to watch the video.)
When Colbert asked the obvious question: “Jon, how did you know I was wounded?” Stewart replied, “Stephen Colbert, you know that I feel what you feel. All you have to do is think about my help, and I will be there...” Stewart said.
Although Stewart said that defeat just isn't how the basic cable boys go down, defeat is what they tasted at the hands of Andy Richter and a sound-effects-filled Stewart-assassination.
Colbert's last words to Stewart before he was dragged off the stage? "Jon, before you go, can I have 11'o'clock?" May be an old joke, but the audience ate it up.
Other appearances included Paul Rudd - who, according to O'Brien, flew in from Guam just to be there - and a performance from Vampire Weekend.
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