Let’s Look Back At David Letterman’s Top ‘Top 10 Lists’

Contributing Writer
05.20.15
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David Letterman has been doing Top 10 lists since before it was cool (since 1985, to be exact). While we can’t claim to have found the absolute best Top 10 lists ever featured on his shows over the past 30 years, we’ve watched more hours of them on YouTube than we care to admit. From that diligent research comes this Top 10 list of David Letterman Top 10 lists… listception!

Top 10 Final Words Of Osama Bin Laden

How topical! On the day that Bin Laden was taken out by special forces, Letterman threw together an amusing list of last words by the terrorist leader.

Our No. 1: “Any man with multiple wives welcomes death, am I right, fellas?”

Top 10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear From Your iPhone

Read by the voice of Siri herself, Susan Bennett!

Our No. 1: “Text message from Anthony Weiner.”

Top 10 Things That Sound Cool When Spoken By Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime makes almost anything he says sound cool. Sadly, that wasn’t enough to save Michael Bay’s Transformers films.

Our No. 1: “Man, do I loves me some ‘taters!”

Top 10 Highlights of Sarah Palin’s Trip To New York

Late night show writers must miss Sarah Palin terribly. Here’s an example of how they could turn any Palin-related news into comedy gold.

Our No. 1: “Keyed Tina Fey’s car.”

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