Harpo employees get a surprise of their own

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"There are hundreds of people who help me put this show on the air every day," Oprah says. "To honor our 20 years in television, I wanted to thank my Harpo family for everything that they do—going beyond commitment—to serve our viewers."

At the end of the show's 19th season, Oprah surprised her employees with a Hawaiian-themed party, where she announced to them that she would be flying her 407 staffers and their families to Maui for a luxury vacation!

Employees whooped, hollered and hugged just like audience members!

"That's worth waiting 20 years for," Oprah says.