Keith Olbermann returns to TV -- for five seconds

In his surprise cameo on the Late Show with David Letterman, the former MSNBC shows his face to American viewers

By Adam Clark Estes
Published February 1, 2011 1:02PM (EST)

"We gotta guy backstage… that if anything ever happened to me…"

As a coda to a joke about the Egyptian protests and President Hosni Mubarak's imminent departure, David Letterman pointed his thumb at an eager-looking Keith Olbermann.

Olbo promptly tweeted:

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