Obama once again swapped effectiveness for legend-ness last night by gatecrashing The Colbert Report and hosting the show himself.

Obama played it straight for most of it, despite the frenzied cheering from the audience following his surprise arrival. He did find it difficult to suppress a smile at “Fracking the Elderly” in reference to Republicans idea for their own healthcare plan, but it is pretty funny.

Obama also appeared Zach Galifinakis’ Between Two Ferns last year to promote Obama Care. If you haven’t seen it, think Enda Kenny on Vincent Browne