The Colbert Report
Season 4 • 07/23/2008
Damn you mom-and-pop coffee shops for forcing Starbucks out of business.
Margaret SpellingsThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen asks Margaret Spellings if federally mandated spanking would help our kids do better in school.
The Word - Fight to the FurnishThe Colbert ReportS4
Thank you, Air Force, for using your anti-terror funds to defeat Al Qaeda in style.
Intro - 7/22/08The Colbert ReportS4
The Air Force unveils a new strategy in the war on terror. Terrorists, kindly switch over to "Nightline."
Elton John's New Ice CreamThe Colbert ReportS4
If Ben and Jerry make Stephen share a freezer with Sir Elton John, he insists they print on his label "May contain trace amounts of sequins."
South Carolina is So GayThe Colbert ReportS4
South Carolina is a state where big strapping straight men reenact Civil War battles and then shower together for historical accuracy.
Obama's TripThe Colbert ReportS4
All of the big anchors are covering Barack Obama's trip, which means Stephen Colbert is America's most trusted remaining name in news.
ColorofChange.org PetitionThe Colbert ReportS4
Nas responds to Bill O'Reilly like the gangsta that he is -- with a petition.
Intro - 7/23/08The Colbert ReportS4
How bad is our economy? Stephen gives you his two cents, which used to be a dollar.
Nas Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS4
Stephen wants to know why Nas challenged Bill O'Reilly to a debate instead of a freestyle rap contest.
The Word - Join the European UnionThe Colbert ReportS4
If the European Union doesn't let us in, we'll sue them for geographic discrimination.
Starbucks ClosingsThe Colbert ReportS4
The "Save Our Starbucks" campaign is the kind of grass-roots activism Stephen likes -- the kind that helps sprawling corporate behemoths.
Laurie GoodsteinThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen asks Laurie Goodstein why Anglicans can't just ordain gay priests and then not talk about it -- like the Catholics.
Garrett ReismanThe Colbert ReportS4
Astronaut Garrett Reisman tells Stephen he wrote the secret codes to the self-destruct mechanism on his WristStrong bracelet.
ThreatDown - Greek CourtsThe Colbert ReportS4
You don't have to be from Lesbos to be a lesbian.
John McCain's Sausage PartyThe Colbert ReportS4
While Barack Obama delivers a speech to thousands of fans in Germany, John McCain eats lunch at Schmidt's Sausage Haus.
Decoder RingsThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen has a message for his viewers who have Colbert Report decoder rings: there are no decoder rings.
Intro - 7/24/08The Colbert ReportS4
The Anglican church is split over gay priests. It's the biggest religious controversy since Scientologists decided to admit gay thetans.
Trigger Happy - D.C. v. HellerThe Colbert ReportS4
Allowing former convicts to have guns will give them the confidence to go out and make new friends and/or hostages.
Heroic Refusal to Discuss Robert NovakThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen takes some calls to hear what his viewers think about his difficult decision to not talk about Robert Novak.
Obama ReturnsThe Colbert ReportS4
John McCain warns the media that Barack Obama is not the man he appears to be, because he appears to be president.
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