Meredith Vieira bid farewell to the "Today" show on Wednesday, after nearly five years as the co-host of the top rated morning show on television.
As is its custom on these occasions, "Today" gave Vieira a lavish, extended, epic farewell bash on her last day. From the copious tributes to the live music video creation (seriously!) to the many tears that were shed, it was the kind of unabashedly hokey-but-moving thing the "Today" show has down pat. Let's see the many, many, many ways the show said goodbye, shall we?