Bill Murray Destroys 'Late Show' Set on 20th Anniversary (Video)

Tony Maglio
The WrapAugust 30, 2013
Bill Murray Destroys 'Late Show' Set on 20th Anniversary (Video)

Bill Murray celebrated 20 years of "The Late Show" Thursday night by destroying David Letterman's set, in search of a time capsule he buried two decades ago.

Dressed as Liberace, the comedian took a box cutter to several sections of the stage carpet. Then he chose a pickaxe to chip away at the structure, which still did not quite do the trick. Fortunately, he had a jackhammer just off-camera to unearth keepsakes that he said he had buried decades earlier. (And who are we not to believe him?)

See video: Bill Murray Makes Super-Fabulous Liberace-Style Entrance on 'Letterman'

Eventually a time capsule did emerge from beneath the stage, celebrating Murray's appearance 20 years ago.

The contents included a New York Post touting Jay Leno, an old Letterman hairpiece and a photo from Murray's first appearance on the long-running show.

This was perhaps the least-bizarre thing Murray did on "The Late Show" Thursday.

Watch the video:

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