Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon Perform Rebecca Black's 'Friday' With Taylor Hicks & The Roots (VIDEO)

04/02/2011 11:38 am ET | Updated Feb 21, 2013

Time for a confession: we really thought this whole "Stephen Colbert is going to sing Rebecca Black's 'Friday' on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'" thing was going to be an elaborate April Fools' Day prank. Of course, we wanted it to happen; we were hoping against hope that it would happen; but our cynical side was telling us, "No way."

But on Friday's "Late Night," Best Friends Forever For Six Months Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon delivered big time. From The Roots rocking the pants off of a song that had no business getting that kind of treatment, to Taylor Hicks' surprise appearance, it was a glorious happening all around.

Basically, this is what late night TV was made for. And on top of being the perfect culmination to a hilarious saga, the Fallon-Colbert Project also happened to raise quite a bit of money for Donor's Choose

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