President Obama’s Funniest Moments on Late-Night Television

Remember that time the president slow-jammed the news?

— -- President Obama is no stranger to comedy.

One tweet: “Is there any way we could fly Obama to some golf course halfway around the world and just leave him there?”

“I think that’s a great idea,” Obama deadpanned.

But Thursday night was hardly the first time the president tickled our funny bone. Here are 10 other memorable moments from Obama’s appearances on late-night television:

April 24, 2012: “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

Obama: “Look. Let me say this about members of Congress —“ Stewart: “Are you gonna curse?” Obama: “No, I'm not gonna curse.”

“You know, they say if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.”

Aug. 6, 2013: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

“[For his birthday] I had a bunch of friends come over who I don't see that often from high school and college. And we played a little golf, and then we tried to play a little basketball. And it was a sad state of affairs. A bunch of old guys. Where's the Ibuprofen and all that stuff?”

Aug. 6, 2013: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Dec. 9, 2014: “The Colbert Report”

Obama posing as Colbert: “Nation, as you know, I, Stephen Colbert, have never cared for our president.”

March 19, 2009: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Leno: “[When people ask him to play basketball with them,] do they throw the game? Come on.” Obama: “I don't see why they would throw the game -- except for all those Secret Service guys with guns around.”

Aug. 6, 2013: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Leno: “I've seen Michelle tease you about your gray hair. Do you tease back?” Obama: “No. That's why we're celebrating our 21st anniversary.”

Obama: “You look good.” Letterman: “You haven't seen me naked.” Obama: “We're going to keep it that way.”

Sept. 18, 2012: “Late Show with David Letterman”

“[Obama and Jay-Z ] both have daughters,” the president said of similarities between the two men, “and our wives are more popular than we."