The Colbert Report
Intro - 12/15/05
Season 1 • 12/15/2005
Stephen calls for an immediate troop withdrawal in the war on Christmas.
Dermot MulroneyThe Colbert ReportS1
Dermot Mulroney tells Stephen about his new movie, what it's like to be a chick-flick actor, and whether or not he could take Yo-Yo Ma.
Sign Off - Three StockingsThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen puts an IOU for an Xbox 360 in The Heroes' stocking.
Tip/Wag - Redefining Cruel and UnusualThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen tips his hat to the Pentagon for redefining cruel and unusual interrogation tactics and wags his finger at Australia's riots.
Intro - 12/14/05The Colbert ReportS1
Stephen reports on President Bush's awareness level, reminds America of his journalistic status and talks to actor Dermot Mulroney.
The Word - TravoltaThe Colbert ReportS1
Newsweek says Bush is in a bubble. Stephen doesn't think that's a bad thing.
Mark CubanThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen talks to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban about politics and how he became a billionaire.
Tax DeductionsThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen explains what you need to know about business-related tax deductions and shows off some of the items that he'll be deducting.
War on HolidayThe Colbert ReportS1
After researching the origin of the word "holiday," Stephen declares war on "holiday."
Better Know a District - New York's 11th - Major OwensThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen tries out a rap poem about Brooklyn Congressman Major Owens and proposes an alternative to raising the minimum wage.
The Word - JetpackThe Colbert ReportS1
As 2005 comes to a close, Stephen reflects on The Colbert Report and looks forward to beginning the new year.
Intro - 12/15/05The Colbert ReportS1
Stephen covers the war on Christmas, wonders about the coming year and chats with billionaire Mark Cuban about what money can't buy.
The Word - There Is No WordThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen has been hypnotized out of remembering any associations with Jack Abramoff.
Tip/Wag - Addicted to CuteThe Colbert ReportS2
Studies show that things that cuteness stimulates the same part of the brain as drugs, sex and delicious food.
On Notice/Dead to Me - Word of the YearThe Colbert ReportS2
"Truthiness" receives the American Dialect Society's Word of the Year award. Stephen receives no credit.
The Lusk-Alito ConnectionThe Colbert ReportS2
Reverend Herbert H. Lusk hosts a huge rally for Supreme Court Justice nominee Samuel J. Alito because, apparently, he really believes in him.
Nancy GraceThe Colbert ReportS2
Nancy Grace talks about what's right and wrong with the legal system.
Going at ItThe Colbert ReportS2
Bill "Papa Bear" O'Reilly and David Letterman argue it out on "The Late Show," and Stephen gets into it with Conan O'Brien on "Late Night."
Merry ChristmasThe Colbert ReportS2
Relieved that Christmas was saved this year, Stephen salutes the heroes who are brave enough to say "Merry Christmas" all year round.
Fract - ColumbusThe Colbert ReportS2
If it wasn't for Christopher Columbus, Native Americans wouldn't have known what an American was.
Intro - 1/9/06The Colbert ReportS2
Stephen looks into how to tip a congressman, Elmo's competition, Nancy Grace's involvement with the law and cuteness addiction.
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