The Colbert Report
Season 1 • 12/15/2005
Stephen offers some advice on tax deductions for business purposes.
The Colbert ReportS1 Dermot Mulroney
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.
The Colbert ReportS1 Sign Off - Three Stockings
Stephen puts an IOU for an Xbox 360 in The Heroes' stocking.
The Colbert ReportS1 Tip/Wag - Redefining Cruel and Unusual
Stephen tips his hat to the Pentagon for redefining cruel and unusual interrogation tactics and wags his finger at Australia's riots.
The Colbert ReportS1 Intro - 12/14/05
Stephen reports on President Bush's awareness level, reminds America of his journalistic status and talks to actor Dermot Mulroney.
The Colbert ReportS1 The Word - Travolta
Newsweek says Bush is in a bubble. Stephen doesn't think that's a bad thing.
The Colbert ReportS1 Mark Cuban
Stephen talks to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban about politics and how he became a billionaire.
The Colbert ReportS1 War on Holiday
After researching the origin of the word "holiday," Stephen declares war on "holiday."
The Colbert ReportS1 Better Know a District - New York's 11th - Major Owens
Stephen tries out a rap poem about Brooklyn Congressman Major Owens and proposes an alternative to raising the minimum wage.
The Colbert ReportS1 Intro - 12/15/05
Stephen covers the war on Christmas, wonders about the coming year and chats with billionaire Mark Cuban about what money can't buy.
The Colbert ReportS1 The Word - Jetpack
As 2005 comes to a close, Stephen reflects on The Colbert Report and looks forward to beginning the new year.
The Colbert ReportS1 Tax Deductions
Stephen explains what you need to know about business-related tax deductions and shows off some of the items that he'll be deducting.
The Colbert ReportS2 The Word - There Is No Word
Stephen has been hypnotized out of remembering any associations with Jack Abramoff.
The Colbert ReportS2 Tip/Wag - Addicted to Cute
Studies show that things that cuteness stimulates the same part of the brain as drugs, sex and delicious food.
The Colbert ReportS2 On Notice/Dead to Me - Word of the Year
"Truthiness" receives the American Dialect Society's Word of the Year award. Stephen receives no credit.
The Colbert ReportS2 The Lusk-Alito Connection
Reverend Herbert H. Lusk hosts a huge rally for Supreme Court Justice nominee Samuel J. Alito because, apparently, he really believes in him.
The Colbert ReportS2 Nancy Grace
Nancy Grace talks about what's right and wrong with the legal system.
The Colbert ReportS2 Going at It
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."
The Colbert ReportS2 Merry Christmas
Relieved that Christmas was saved this year, Stephen salutes the heroes who are brave enough to say "Merry Christmas" all year round.
The Colbert ReportS2 Fract - Columbus
If it wasn't for Christopher Columbus, Native Americans wouldn't have known what an American was.
The Colbert ReportS2 Intro - 1/9/06
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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