How will David Letterman sign off? Searching for clues from the 1990s

When Letterman jumped from NBC to CBS, it was -- literally -- on a white horse...

By Salon Staff
Published May 13, 2015 4:44PM (EDT)

How will David Letterman ride off into the sunset this time?

When he left NBC's "Late Night" in 1993, it was literally on a white horse, after a performance by Bruce Springsteen -- and a crack about the guy who would succeed him at 12:30, Conan O'Brien. "The only thing I know about Conan is he's been in prison," Letterman said.

Watch the last several minutes of his NBC sign-off below.


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