The Colbert Report
Fred Thompson's Lackluster Candidacy
Season 3 • 10/04/2007
Stephen offers Fred Thompson some advice on how to get applause without asking.
Alpha Dog of the Week - President BushThe Colbert ReportS3
President Bush leaps from the back of the pack to the lead husky, leaving the rest of the world staring at his swinging sack.
Krugman CorrectionThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen finds out that Paul Krugman has in fact changed the release date of his book.
Monkey on the Lam - MissouriThe Colbert ReportS3
A monkey escaped from the University of Missouri in 1943 and remains at large to this day.
Intro - 10/3/07The Colbert ReportS3
Stephen counts down the days till his book comes out, and discusses gay issues while thinking about straight issues.
Jim LovellThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen asks Jim Lovell if there's anything cooler than going to the moon.
ThreatDown - Science and Technology EditionThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen decries remote controls, hybrid cars, careless scientists, white chocolate and robotic vacuums.
The Word - CatastropheThe Colbert ReportS3
North Korea's agreement to peacefully disarm its nuclear program is a catastrophe, since the United States doesn't negotiate with terrorists. (Just joking, Saudi Arabia.)
An "I Am America (And So Can You!)" Success StoryThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen hears a testimonial from a reader of his book, "I Am America (And So Can You!)."
John KaoThe Colbert ReportS3
John Kao says countries like Finland are starting to innovate better than the United States. Stephen wants to know if it's time to invade Finland.
Intro - 10/4/07The Colbert ReportS3
Tonight: Why Bush is Truman, the dangers of hybrid cars, and guest John Kao's claim that America has lost its lead in innovation -- clearly he hasn't tried Oreo pizza.
Fred Thompson's Lackluster CandidacyThe Colbert ReportS3
At a recent campaign stop, Fred Thompson asked attendees for a round of applause after failing to get one. Stephen offers some advice on how to get applause without asking.
Intro - 10/8/07The Colbert ReportS3
Rush Limbaugh is criticized for his comments about soldiers, President Bush vetoes health care legislation, and Stephen won't rest until all the state capitals are recognized.
The Word - Medium MattersThe Colbert ReportS3
The Constitution gives the media the right to say anything, but not everyone has the right to listen.
Doggie Co-AuthorThe Colbert ReportS3
The Pope is not the only one who wrote a book with a pet -- Stephen worked with a puppy named Riley.
Sign Off - I Am America (And So Can You!) DayThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen counts us down to the release of his new book.
George SaundersThe Colbert ReportS3
George Saunders says our national conversation is getting shrill and divisive. Stephen says people like him are evil.
Balls for Kidz - SCHIPThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen invites kids on the show for an explanation of what SCHIP is and why they can't have it.
The Stephen Colbert InterviewThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen Colbert welcomes living legend and author of "I Am America (And So Can You!)," Stephen Colbert.
New Reagan CoinThe Colbert ReportS3
There is a growing gap in this country between the number of awards Ronald Reagan deserves and the number he has received.
Sign Off - Lead-Free InkThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen calms any fears we may still have about his new book.
You may also like5 Videos
Fires and Full Moons Breed a New Terror on Wolf Pack
A California wildfire awakens a werewolf, but a group of curious teens -- once bitten -- will not shy away from the threat of decimation on Wolf Pack, streaming January 26 on Paramount+.
This Game of M.A.S.H. Is a Real Monster in Cursed FriendsCursed Friends
Four pals must break an evil spell and change their fates when a classic kid's game to predict the future comes back to haunt them in the Comedy Central original movie Cursed Friends.
Out of Office Explores Remote Work AbsurdityOut of Office
A young woman experiences the bizarre extremes of working from home in the film Out of Office, starring Milana Vayntrub, Ken Jeong, Jay Pharoah, Cheri Oteri, Jason Alexander and more.
A Front Row Seat to South Park The 25th Anniversary ConcertSouth ParkS25
Sing along to silly songs and classic symphonies from the show on South Park The 25th Anniversary Concert, premiering August 13 at 10/9c.