See Jon Stewart In His First Episode Of 'The Daily Show'

02/11/2015 09:35 am ET | Updated Feb 11, 2015

On Tuesday night, Jon Stewart announced he will leave "The Daily Show" this year. If you can dry your tears for just a moment, commemorate the comedian's beloved tenure by watching some precious footage from his first episode as host.

Stewart's first show was back in 1999 with guest Michael J. Fox. In one segment, "Final Blow," the comedian blasts then-President Bill Clinton and Strom Thurmond just before the start of Clinton's impeachment trial. Fact: Stewart has been on the air for quite some time.

Elsewhere in the episode, Stewart makes Popeye jokes and takes on the NBA lockout.

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