After Daft Punk failed to show up to The Colbert Report’s popular StePhest Colbchella, Mr. Stephen Colbert was forced to improvise. To begin, Colbert aired a video that showed him dancing to the song they were initially supposed to perform, “Get Lucky.” Afterwards, the comedian reckoned his career was doomed unless he could get “some global pop sensation who could perform a mega hit considered by many to be the song of the summer and who just happened to be in my audience right now.” Luckily, Robin Thicke happened to be in the audience and could very well meet that criteria. The rest, as they say, is history.

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