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Arby's pokes fun at itself, thanks Jon Stewart for 'being a friend'

(Comedy Central)

Despite all the years of insults Jon Stewart threw at Arby’s on The Daily Show, the sandwich chain says there’s no hard feelings — no beef, in other words — between itself and the host. 

The brand aired a tongue-in-cheek commercial Wednesday night during Stewart’s final show, thanking him for “being a friend” in a montage of the host’s repeated jabs at the restaurant’s food. And there were quite a few Stewart lobbed at Arby’s over the years: “Arby’s! Isn’t there anywhere else we can eat?” “Arby’s, with sliced … something.” “Arby’s: Why not challenge your stomach to a fight?” 

It’s water under the bridge to Arby’s: “Not sure why,” the ad concludes, “but we’ll miss you.” Watch the spot above.

Image Credit: Comedy Central

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