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David Letterman's last shows: Tom Hanks, Bill Murray and... Eddie Vedder

"The Late Show with David Letterman" celebrates its 20th anniversary on Aug. 29, 2013 with Bill Murray, who was the show's first guest 20 years prior.
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Tom Hanks surprises Julia Roberts and David Letterman when he drops by Thursday, June 30, 2011. Letterman tested Roberts' knowledge of Hanks "Newlywed Game"-style, asking her questions about Hanks.
Bill Murray spray paints Dave's desk on the first taping of "The Late Show with David Letterman," Aug. 30, 1993.
Pearl Jam performs on the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater during a live concert webcast on "The Late Show with David Letterman" website, Thursday, May 4, 2006. The band played in front of an audience from the Pearl Jam Ten Club, their fan club.
Stephen Colbert, future host of "The Late Show," talks to David Letterman when Colbert visits the show Tuesday, April 22, 2015.
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Tina Fey takes off her dress after her last appearance on Letterman's "The Late Show," Thursday May 7, 2015.
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Howard Stern tries to give a farewell kiss to David Letterman.
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David Letterman displays a painting of himself with Oprah Winfrey and Regis Philbin on "The Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005.
Bruce Willis gets a laugh out of David Letterman as they look at TV monitor, by appearing dressed as he did 61 appearances ago on the show during an April 22, 2015 taping.
Jungle Jack Hanna watches as a baby Hyena drinks out David Letterman's cup during the April 29, 2015 taping in New York.
Steve Martin, left, feigns sleep after asking David Letterman to tell him about his new baby on Dec. 22, 2003.
Jerry Seinfeld demonstrates what it's like to be interviewed by Dave Letterman on the Late Show on Friday April 24, 2015.

Next week is David Letterman's last on the air, with the final three shows — "The Late Show" wraps up Wednesday night. CBS is keeping tight-lipped about who and what will be on that final show, but they are announcing what's leading up to it.

Monday, Tom Hanks makes his 60th appearance on the show. His first appearance with Letterman was April 4, 1984, giving him a 36-year run with Dave. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is also playing that night in what CBS calls "a special music performance" with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra.

Tom Hanks talks with Dave Letterman about his retirement

The last announced guest: Bill Murray, who appeared on both the first episode of Letterman's "Late Night" on NBC in 1982, as well as the first "Late Show" in 1993. This is appearance 44 from a guy who's widely known for not always being big on public appearances, showing the depth of his connection with Letterman.

Bill Murray on Letterman's first episode

All that CBS is saying about the last "Late Show": "[It] will be an hour filled with surprises, memorable highlights, the show's final Top Ten List and more."

Who hasn't been on the show lately that could make the cut for the final show? Bruce Willis has always been an impactful guest — he made number 1 on Rolling Stone's list of Dave's top 10 guests, but he did just appear last month. Regis Philbin has the most appearances in "Late Show" history, so he seems like a contender — Letterman even appeared as a guest when Philbin guest hosted "The Late Late Show," along with Paul Shaffer — and Steve Martin is always a delight on the show.

New host Stephen Colbert wouldn't be too much of a surprise as an appearance, so watch for that possibility. Letterman has shot down the idea of appearing with Jay Leno, so any late night beef-quashing may be out of the picture.

Regis hosting the Late Late Show with Dave Letterman

The Frame will have our own farewell to Letterman next Wednesday; keep an eye out for more.

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