The Colbert Report
Fox News's Secret Presidential Recruit
Season 9 • 12/10/2012
Fox TV bigwigs Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch had hoped to help David Petraeus run for president.
Politicos & Paranoid FantasiesThe Colbert ReportS9
Public Policy Polling tries to make Republicans look like conspiracy nuts, and Congress opposes a universally shared value.
The Word - Hire LearningThe Colbert ReportS9
According to a rare bit of journalism in the New York Post, there is a growing trend of parents hiring tutors to do a little more than just toot.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night FourThe Colbert ReportS9
Peter Jackson requests his Colbert Report interview be released as a trilogy, and Hobbit toenails require maintenance.
Jim DeMint's ResignationThe Colbert ReportS9
Tea Party icon Jim DeMint announces his resignation from the Senate, but which handsome young conservative will South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appoint to replace him?
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week ConcludesThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen bids farewell to Hobbit Week.
Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
Madame Tussauds honors Stephen with a wax likeness, so he visits his future waxy companions in Washington, D.C.
Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
Could Stephen's smoldering good looks and blistering significance be captured in a medium with such a low melting point?
Peter JacksonThe Colbert ReportS9
Director Peter Jackson describes New Zealand as the ideal directorial environment for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
Diana KrallThe Colbert ReportS9
Grammy winner Diana Krall talks about 1920s jazz and her provocative album cover.
Stephen for U.S. SenateThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen's two big Christmas balls dress up the studio, and South Carolina voters try to convince Governor Nikki Haley that Stephen should fill Jim DeMint's seat.
Fox News's Secret Presidential RecruitThe Colbert ReportS9
By suggesting that General David Petraeus run for president, Roger Ailes was just trying to make his Fox News election coverage more exciting.
Intro - 12/11/12The Colbert ReportS9
A threat emerges from North Korea, people try to cure homosexuality, and Malcolm Gladwell presents The New Yorker's big book on canines.
Malcolm GladwellThe Colbert ReportS9
Aspirational pup owner Malcolm Gladwell discusses his work on behalf of dogs, the narcissism behind dog breeding, and "The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs."
ThreatDown - Commie Unicorns & Foreman BarbieThe Colbert ReportS9
North Korean unicorns attract impressionable American girls to communism while Barbie spearheads the mancession.
Ex-Gay Therapy DebateThe Colbert ReportS9
Therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight can cause depression and suicide, but outlawing it would require America to sit back and let people be gay.
Fiscal Cliff NegotiationsThe Colbert ReportS9
The Fiscal Cliff is coming to town, so all pundits are contractually obligated to talk about exciting budgetary policy for the next 20 days.
Ground Zero Mosque-eradeThe Colbert ReportS9
With no juicy stories to get angry about, Fox News pulls out the emergency Muslims and criticizes their lack of community programming.
Success for Operation Killing "Killing Kennedy"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen's book and nativity scene accessory, "America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't," tops Bill O'Reilly's book on Amazon.
Stephen's Appointment with Destiny - Jeff BingamanThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen starts to rake in endorsements for Jim DeMint's Senate seat, so Stephen's future-former colleague from New Mexico helps him prep for the job.
Mandy PatinkinThe Colbert ReportS9
Emmy winner Mandy Patinkin describes his character on "Homeland" and shares a comprehensive perspective on terrorism.
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