Seth Meyers is currently the steward of NBC's Late Night franchise, making him inexorably tied to the legacy of David Letterman, who hosted the show at its inception and is now concluding his late night tenure over at CBS.
So, as Meyers' nod to the outgoing Late Show host, Late Night's opening credits Tuesday night were re-imagined in the style of, well, Late Night's opening credits—from 1982.
So what changed over the years in New York City? According to Meyers, there are now "so many fewer pornography theaters."
Letterman's final show airs Wednesday night.