Pronounced the way it looks.

After tonight, Stephen Colbert breaks character for good.

Tonight is the last episode of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. The show, which started as an offhand joke on The Daily Show, became a massive hit that lasted for ten years.

Stephen Colbert's ability to maintain his high energy and commit to his rabidly neocon character over all those years is the stuff of legend. But sometimes, even Colbert couldn't help but break down laughing.

Here's a bunch of those times:

Sources: h/t Rolling Stone