Although it might seem like good form for someone who has just landed a sweet new gig to kowtow a smidgen to their predecessor, soon-to-be 'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert doesn't need to force such emotions when it comes to current host David Letterman, because, man, does he really love the comedian and his show.

How much does he love the comedian and his show? So much that he accidentally interviewed for and then almost took an internship there as a plucky 20-something.

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