Today, The View—and cohost Barbara Walters—returned from its summer hiatus for its 14th season with a very special guest: David Letterman, making his first ever appearance on the show. Video highlights—including talk about Jay Leno and Jersey Shore—inside.

Here's Letterman's introduction, during which he planted a kiss on Walters' chest:

Here's Letterman, Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck discussing both his and Walters' heart surgeries:


Here's Letterman dishing on the Late Night Wars and doing his eerily accurate Jay Leno impersonation:

And finally, here's Letterman giving his thoughts on Jersey Shore:


[The View]