The White House Correspondents Dinner -- the night when Washington decides to celebrate itself.
As the President said, "Somebody's got to do it."
Ever since the first one kicked off in 1920, the political press corps, members of the Administration, the President, and a few famous faces have gathered to celebrate the importance of journalism to our democracy -- and to face a good roast over the satirical fire.
Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong summed up the night: "The White House Correspondents Dinner is a chance for all of you to unwind, relax, and laugh as soon as you notice someone slightly more powerful than you is laughing."
But first, President Obama took his place at the WHCD podium for the sixth time, and welcomed everyone to the fourth quarter of his presidency. Here are our top three favorite moments of the night:
Beats by Barack. The President and Grumpy Cat: The Interview. And a South Lawn swim ... welcome to the fourth quarter.
Key & Peele's Luther (Keegan-Michael Key) dropped by to translate exactly how President Obama feels about climate deniers.
The President pays tribute to those who have risked -- and lost -- their lives in the service of reporting the truth.
But trust us, you're going to want to watch the whole thing -- which you can do right here: