The Colbert Report
Sign Off - Leaf Blower
Season 8 • 11/14/2011
Stephen signs off while operating a leaf blower.
James MartinThe Colbert ReportS8
Father Jim Martin believes that Jesus had a great sense of humor, but most people in the 21st century just don't get his jokes.
Shock & AussieThe Colbert ReportS8
Establishing a permanent U.S. military presence in Australia makes perfect sense: it's a distant desert land full of known criminals speaking a bizarre dialect.
Rick Perry's Sorry, OopsThe Colbert ReportS8
The CNBC Republican presidential debate will be forever remembered for one thing and one thing only, but Rick Perry can't remember what it is.
Occupy U.C. BerkeleyThe Colbert ReportS8
When Occupy Wall Street protesters at U.C. Berkeley refuse to leave the campus, they are forcibly removed by baton-wielding police.
Brian EnoThe Colbert ReportS8
Brian Eno explains why he walked away from rock superstardom in the 70s and discusses his generative video art project, "77 Million Paintings."
Thomas ThwaitesThe Colbert ReportS8
Designer Thomas Thwaites explains the process of building a toaster from scratch and shares his final product.
Intro - 11/14/11The Colbert ReportS8
The environmental movement might be dead, substance abuse gets scary, and Thomas Thwaites builds a toaster from scratch.
Vodka TamponsThe Colbert ReportS8
According to KPHO, Phoenix's news leader, boys and girls across America are soaking tampons in vodka and literally getting drunk off their asses.
Keystone XL Oil Pipeline - Bill McKibbenThe Colbert ReportS8
Co-founder and director of 350.org Bill McKibben explains why the Keystone XL pipeline will mean "game over" for the climate.
CBS Snubs Michele BachmannThe Colbert ReportS8
CBS News' political director John Dickerson unintentionally copies a Michele Bachmann staffer on an e-mail dismissing the GOP candidate.
Sign Off - Leaf BlowerThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen uses a leaf blower to tidy up his desk and says goodnight.
Bears & Balls - Celebrity Relics & Gooooooold!The Colbert ReportS8
There's never been a better time to invest in things that fall off celebrities, and Goldline International executives face fraud and theft charges.
Difference Makers - Jimmy JusticeThe Colbert ReportS8
When the police fall down on the job, Jimmy Justice stands up for New Yorkers by making gotcha videos of NYPD officers.
Elijah WoodThe Colbert ReportS8
Elijah Wood talks about the extensive Antarctic training he endured to play a penguin in "Happy Feet Two."
Occupy Wall Street DecampedThe Colbert ReportS8
New York City's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, orders the evacuation of Zuccotti Park, citing potential health and safety risks.
Sign Off - One RingThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight and renders himself invisible by donning the One Ring.
Intro - 11/16/11The Colbert ReportS8
GOP candidates justify waterboarding, Seattle police pepper spray elderly protesters, and Chris Matthews discusses his John F. Kennedy biography.
Elderly Occupier Pepper SprayedThe Colbert ReportS8
After dealing with Occupy Seattle protestors, the police insist that pepper spray is no more dangerous to a 10-year-old than to an 80-year-old.
Newt Gingrich's Greek CruiseThe Colbert ReportS8
Newt Gingrich's explanation of his all-you-can-research booze cruise through the Greek isles puts his other scandals in a new light.
Colbert Report Bedtime Stories - Dragon & WizardThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen reads from The Colbert Report's book of bedtime stories and signs off.
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