10/07/2012 12:39 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2012

The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

The first debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney was the big story this week on late night and everywhere else. The week began with the debate expectations game and ended with the overwhelming consensus that Mitt Romney shook up the race with his strong performance, even if he had to lie through his teeth to get there. But the real winner of the debate (or loser, depending on what happens in November) was Big Bird, who's never been, well, bigger.

Below were my favorite late night clips of the week. What were yours?

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The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (October 1 - October 7, 2012)