Monday night, shock jock Howard Stern made his debut on “America’s Got Talent” as the newest judge — what did you think of the toned down Stern?

Post TV critic Hank Stuever likened Stern, 58, to a “sweet old man.” He noted that when Stern was judging one group, his remarks were more like an ultra-patriotic presidential candidate.

“This is going to sound sappy,” Stern said. “We are the greatest country in the world. You are everything that makes America great.”

Watch the clip here, and then the full episode below:

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