One of the more unfortunate casualties of Conan O’Brien‘s messy departure from NBC as host of The Tonight Show, was that the network maintained legal ownership of all of the lateâ€“night talk show host’s many characters and bits he created over the near twoâ€“decade run he had there.
The most cherished of which would have to be Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, who gained his own cult following as a ultraâ€“sarcastic field reporter who visited events, such as a new Star Wars movie hitting theaters, for example, where his hilariously poked fun at the many fanboys (and girls) who were camping out in line (a mustâ€“see if you have not).
During a recent airing of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Conan made a surprise appearanceâ€”on the very same set that his own Late Night was filmed for 16 years before he made the move to The Tonight Show and, ultimately, to Conan on TBSâ€”to take back what was once his. But could there be a way for Conan to really get Triumph back from NBC somehow, or was this a simple bit of nostalgia?
Continue on below to see the video for yourselves and decide!
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