The Colbert Report
Federal Government Shutdown
Season 10 • 10/01/2013
The government shuts its doors, so Stephen stands in for the FDA.
Vince Gilligan Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS10
"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan compares his main character, Walter White, to John Wayne in "The Searchers."
Vince Gilligan Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS10
"Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan discusses the fate of his main character, Walter White.
Tip/Wag - Butterball, Ashley Merryman & ScienceThe Colbert ReportS10
Butterball hires men to give manly cooking tips, New York Times writer Ashley Merryman studies losing, and scientists find fecal matter in holy water.
Rockin' Government Shutdown EveThe Colbert ReportS10
Thanks to the government being unable to agree on a resolution to fund itself, the government will shut down at midnight.
Daniel RadcliffeThe Colbert ReportS10
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe talks about playing beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the biographical film "Kill Your Darlings."
National Hispanic Heritage MonthThe Colbert ReportS10
Fox News reports from the international foods aisle and presents flattering characterizations of Hispanic kids.
Affordable Care Act & Obama's Computerized AmericaThe Colbert ReportS10
As Americans flock to the Obamacare website, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren suggests that people without computers will be left behind.
Adorable Care Act & Generation OpportunityThe Colbert ReportS10
The White House manipulates young people with cute animal photos, and the Koch brothers fund an anti-Obamacare group for college kids.
Federal Government ShutdownThe Colbert ReportS10
The EPA loses most of its workforce, and the National Zoo's Panda Cam goes dark.
1995 Shutdown Survival BunkerThe Colbert ReportS10
To heal a divided nation, Stephen digs deep into his 17-year-old survival kit, and Sarah Palin describes the government shutdown as a "pin prick."
Sign Off - Shutdown Survival BunkerThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen lunges toward safety.
Intro - 10/2/13The Colbert ReportS10
Stephen figures out how to reboot the government, Fox News pundits talk to God, and "Hardball" host Chris Matthews stops by The Report.
Chris MatthewsThe Colbert ReportS10
"Tip and the Gipper" author Chris Matthews discusses the government shutdown, Ronald Reagan's leadership style and the Geneva Summit.
David FinkelThe Colbert ReportS10
The Washington Post's David Finkel shares his book about the mental wounds of veterans, "Thank You for Your Service."
The 2013 Government Shutdown Wedding of the Century Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS10
The government ruins 24 weddings scheduled at national monuments, so Stephen makes one couple's dream come true.
Government Shutdown Day ThreeThe Colbert ReportS10
Barack Obama refuses to negotiate with Republicans, and GOP Rep. Marlin Stutzman admits that he doesn't know what the GOP wants.
Sign Off - Audra McDonald's AvailabilityThe Colbert ReportS10
The government shutdown puts Audra McDonald out of work.
McCutcheon v. FEC - Emily BazelonThe Colbert ReportS10
Slate's Emily Bazelon explains how unrestricted campaign donations could result in corruption and inequality.
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