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Stephen Colbert Talks Letterman Takeover on the ‘Late Show’ (Video)

Nothing will change on ”The Late Show,“ future host reveals — oh, and ”every boob is like a snowflake“

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

Stephen Colbert — who’ll take over “Late Show” duties from David Letterman when Letterman retires next year — dropped in on the CBS late-night show Tuesday to discuss his plans for the show’s future.

Colbert’s (presumably joking?) strategy? Keep everything exactly the same.

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“I’m gonna do whatever you have done,” the “Colbert Report” host tells Letterman.

“No, you don’t want to do that,” Letterman cautions.

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“It seems to have gone pretty well, Dave,” Colbert replies.

“It’s gone on,” Letterman offers, a hint of world-weariness in his voice.

After Colbert declares himself to be “thrilled” to be inheriting the “Late Show” spot, Letterman notes, “[Band leader] Paul [Shaffer] and I have been doing this for a long, long time, and they could have just as easily hired another boob like me. But they didn’t, they …”

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“They hired a boob like me,” Colbert retorts. “Every boob is like a snowflake, Dave; we’re all unique in our own way.”

Words of wisdom, indeed.

Watch the clip below.

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