Stephen Colbert is about to boldly go where, well, one other guy has been before. The former "The Colbert Report" host is filling David Letterman's coveted seat at CBS's "Late Show" starting September 8th. And even though he technically played a character on "Colbert," we all know that he's one of the funniest guys around and the perfect choice for a late night gig, whether he's being himself or not...

Let's take a look back 11 moments from his time at Comedy Central to get pumped for his new position and remind yourself why Stephen Colbert is truly one of the greats.