“I’ve had, I think, about three hours to process that Garry is gone and this just doesn’t seem real,”
O’Brien also shared a story when “Garry just magically appeared” and helped him through his struggle after his Tonight Show ended at NBC.
“I was at a real low point. He counseled me, he cheered me up, he told me jokes, he talked to me about philosophy.”
Seth Meyers also described growing up as a fan of Shandling’s “The Larry Sanders Show”
“You wanted to be friends with the guy who had the VHS tapes of The Larry Sanders Show — none of us could afford HBO, we were lucky to have a VCR.”