Jimmy Kimmel Bids Tear-Filled Farewell to Uncle Frank

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Exactly two weeks after Frank Potenza passed away, the former New York City policeman's nephew delivered a tear-filled monologue last night.

It was the first show back for Jimmy Kimmel following the passing, and he scarcely made it through an opening that included heartfelt references to his Uncle Frank's penchant for being early and the deep appreciate he had for portraying Jimmy's sidekick since 2003.

“Thanks to those of you who watch for indulging me.... and letting me put my crazy uncle on TV," the host said, before airing the following tribute to his relative:

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