Jessica Williams, Who Was Too Good to Us, Says Goodbye to The Daily ShowJoanna Rothkopf7/01/16 12:25pmFiled to: jessica williamsdaily showsamantha beecomedy central10020EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThursday evening marked the inimitable, upsettingly talented Jessica Williams’ last episode of The Daily Show before leaving to start work on her own show for Comedy Central. I’m not sure what caliber send-off would have satisfied me, but this wasn’t it! Maybe I love too deeply?AdvertisementThe final episode featured a typically great, if severely unsettling Williams-hosted segment about Bernie Sanders supporters who somehow feel more comfortable voting for Donald Trump instead of Hillary Clinton:And a sweet, if slightly stilted goodbye from Trevor Noah and the current correspondents:Still, the whole thing felt fraught—Thursday’s Daily Show cast was being left by their default leader; how were they going to get along without her? In Variety, Sonia Saraiya notes that Williams was one of the first female writers hired into a predominantly male writers room, and was one of the last two correspondents from the Jon Stewart days. Her persona was also iconic of the Stewart era: fully-baked, a satisfying mixture of outrage, bemusement and flawless delivery.