I’d been saving Conan’s last Tonight Show on my TiVo for a few days. I didn’t have time to watch it when it originally aired, and honestly, who watches anything in real time these days, anyway? But, I finally saw it last night. I watched it twice in a row.
I am a big Conan O’Brien fan - I’ve always found him to be as bizarre as he is hysterical. His last airing was really funny and filled with exciting guests; however, my favorite part of the show was relayed to us on more of a serious note. Conan appealed to his fans, younger viewers in particular, saying:
“Please don’t be cynical. I hate cynicism. For the record, it’s my least favorite quality and it doesn’t lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But, if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen. I’m telling you, amazing things will happen.”
I think those are words we can all take to heart. Thanks for a great seven-month-run, Coco, you will be missed. My fingers are crossed that we’ll be seeing you on FOX in September!