Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, is really a puppet, but don't tell him that. This foul-mouthed furball made his debut on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and was performed by comedian Robert Smigel. English seems to be Triumph's second language, the cigar-smoking Yugoslavian Mountain Hound has a thick accent from his homeland that adds to insult to injury when going after his celebrity targets and corresponding with Conan. But some of his most memorable interviews are with the regular subjects he happily mocks, including Star Wars fans and dogs at the Westminster dog show.
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