‘The Soup’ Series Finale: Joel McHale Revisits Top Clips, Bids Everyone a "Heartfelt Kiss My Ass"

Joel McHale hosted his final part of E!’s The Soup Friday night and was accompanied by an array of A-listers for a final sendoff.

The comedic host, who assimilated a NBCUniversal-owned cable network in 2004, welcomed large famous faces — including Haley Joel Osment, Jon Cryer, Dr. Ken‘s Ken Jeong, James Van Der Beek, Nathan Fillion, Larry King, Paul Feig and Wendi McLendon-Covey — to attend in a hour-long sketch. Throughout a show, a actors and actresses sat in mixed rows sanctimonious to be on telephones and jokingly job associate celebrities in an bid for them to take their places on a show.

The final hour-long module revisited a 11 “greatest clips of all times” while also revisiting some of a many noted characters from a past 11 and a half years. In a tip 11 moments, McHale threw jabs during past and benefaction E! talent, including Ryan Seacrest, Kim Kardashian West, Kris Jenner, Ryan Lochte and Caitlyn Jenner. 

“We have a good attribute with E! If we have mentioned a network, I’m certain it was usually in intense terms,” he pronounced before an array of tongue-in-cheek clips aired of him articulate about “Popping culture” and throwing irascibility during a network.

Working behind from series 11 down to a series one many noted clip, McHale revisited a “Rainbow Brite: The Movie” sketch, spaghetti cat, “Brokeback Kong,” and “One Tree Hill.” He dubbed a many noted shave as a impulse from former existence uncover Being Bobby Brown, that revisited Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston arguing; a shave finished with Houston saying, “kiss my ass.”

To hang a some-more than decade-long program, McHale voiced his thankfulness on camera alongside The Soup staff.

“On interest of everybody out there, and all of a guest here tonight over there in a chairs, we wish to appreciate you, everyone, for examination The Soup for however prolonged we did and whatever we did, we had a good f—ing time creation it. We felt like we were robbing we for a final 11 and a half years,” he pronounced before thanking his “dedicated crew” and “to everybody during E! who we’ve worked with over a years.” He added, “And interjection to a families who have upheld us a whole time that we’ve been here. This isn’t a final you’ll see of me or a work of these people on your TV. It’s only a final time you’ll see us here. There’ll be a Botched part here subsequent week. Don’t worry, it’s a re-run. Thank we on interest of all of us and we bid we a intense lick my ass, everyone.”

After 11 and a half years of portion adult jokes on a show, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported in Nov that McHale’s uncover would end. McHale pronounced in a matter that he will be focusing his time on his behaving career: “I desired doing The Soup for all of these years (86 to be exact) though am vehement to only concentration on my behaving career now,” McHale said. “Thanks to all who watched and interjection to Kim Kardashian’s ass for all that it’s finished for me and my family.”

E!’s exec vp programming and growth Jeff Olde said in a matter to THR: “We are impossibly unapproachable of a long-running success of The Soup. [The show] has delivered large laughs and memorable episodes, and we are beholden to a gifted team’s intrepid wit and crafty proceed week after week,” adding, “Joel took a uncover to new heights for some-more than a decade, and his ungodly amusement and singular code of comedy as prisoner so ideally on The Soup will be missed.”