Conan O'Brien: The First Show

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2010 file photo, Conan O'Brien arrives for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) AP

There was a moon above Conan's desk that swayed back and forth. The guests were Seth Rogen, Lea Michele from "Glee" and musician Jack White (with whom Conan played guitar during White's live performance). There was even a cameo appearance by the Masturbating Bear.

Conan O'Brien: The First Monologue

The best moment of the show, though, may have been the cold open, in which Conan tried to explain — in a pre-recorded bit — what he'd been doing since he left NBC and premiered on his new network.

Watch Conan's cold open below.

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