Maria Bamford is Stephen Colbert’s favorite comedian. Don’t take my word for it. Colbert said that himself when he invited Bamford onto The Late Show on Friday night to really kick off the show’s relationship with stand-up comedy and comedians. Bamford joked about being a newlywed and keeping the love magical with her husband, then joined Colbert for panel in which he got her to open up just a little bit more about mental health.

“I hope I don’t embarrass you when I say that you are my favorite comedian on planet Earth,” Colbert told Bamford.

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