Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog appeared with Conan O'Brien for the first time in over a year last night in a remote piece at Occupy Wall Street. As if the last episode of "Conan" in New York City wasn't already an embarrassment of riches, with Louis C.K., a live gay wedding and an appearance from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Triumph reminded us why we love the cigar chomping, relentlessly scathing dog puppet (voiced by Robert Smigel).
Triumph went down to Wall Street, where he talked to protestors, bankers and other bystanders participating (or simply viewing) the protests. Nobody was safe from the dog puppet's attacks -- Triumph poked fun at the protestors for their hygiene and drum circles, and the bankers for, well, being bankers.
When Triumph realizes he's not being taken seriously, he disguises himself as a certain mustachioed Fox News correspondent in hopes of tricking the financiers into thinking that he's on their side. Be sure to watch until the end of the clip, unless you absolutely don't want to see a 20 foot inflatable Triumph humping the famous Wall Street bull statue.
Prior to this appearance, Triumph was last seen on O'Brien's "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television" tour. Although NBC claims to own the intellectual property from O'Brien's talk shows when he was on that network, he showed up on "Conan" anyway, along with another supposedly forbidden character The Masturbating Bear. Conan appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last month to "retrieve" the puppet from NBC (below).
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