The Colbert Report
The Word - Why Are You Here?
Season 5 • 06/08/2009
The Iraq war won't be over until someone with a lot of balls declares victory.
The Colbert ReportS5 Stephen Gets His Hair Cut
General Raymond Odierno offered to shave Stephen's head, but Stephen wasn't taking a mere suggestion from a mere general. Good thing the Commander-in-Chief was on hand to give the order.
The Colbert ReportS5 Operation Iraqi Stephen - John McCain
Stephen is thrilled to bring his show to Iraq, and John McCain has a word of advice for the troops.
The Colbert ReportS5 Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training Pt. 1
Stephen doesn't get any special treatment when he participates in 10 full hours of basic training.
The Colbert ReportS5 Sign Off - New Haircut
Stephen offers thanks to the U.S.O. for helping him get to Iraq and to General Ray Odierno for his new haircut.
The Colbert ReportS5 Operation Iraqi Stephen - Mysterious Trip
It's not a hoax after all -- Stephen mysteriously makes his way to Baghdad, Iraq.
The Colbert ReportS5 Exclusive - Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training Pt. 3
Even though Stephen's drill sergeant is gruff, they're starting to learn how to get along.
The Colbert ReportS5 Exclusive - Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training Pt. 1
Stephen worried that his drill sergeant would be mean like the ones in the movies.
The Colbert ReportS5 Obama Orders Stephen's Haircut - Ray Odierno
Under direct orders from Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama, General Ray Odierno shaves Stephen's head.
The Colbert ReportS5 Exclusive - Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training Pt. 2
Taking care of basic needs is hard in the army.
The Colbert ReportS5 In the Field - Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training
During his military enlistment, Stephen insists on no special treatment and finds a way to connect with a strict drill sergeant.
The Colbert ReportS5 The Word - Why Are You Here?
You will all want to remember where you were when you heard Stephen declare victory in Iraq.
The Colbert ReportS5 Operation Iraqi Stephen - S.H.
The initials carved into the ceiling and pillars of the Water Palace shouldn't stand for Saddam Hussein anymore.
The Colbert ReportS5 Tareq Salha & Robin Balcom
Specialist Tareq Salha and Sgt. Robin Balcom don't look anything like the soldiers from WWII movies.
The Colbert ReportS5 Stephen Strong - Army of Me - Basic Training Pt. 2
As much as Stephen doesn't want to admit it, it's time for him to graduate from basic training.
The Colbert ReportS5 Operation Iraqi Stephen - Bill Clinton & AMP Energy
Bill Clinton works tirelessly to find a cure for Stephen Colbert, and the back of Stephen's head sells ad space for AMP Energy.
The Colbert ReportS5 Sign Off - Hi, Stephen's Mom
The troops say hello to their special ladies.
The Colbert ReportS5 Formidable Opponent - Don't Ask, Don't Tell
George H.W. Bush remembers the stars of WWII, and Stephen stresses the importance of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy to Stephen.
The Colbert ReportS5 Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr.
Sarah Palin asks the troops to say hi to her son, Track, and Commanding General Charles H. Jacoby Jr. chooses his favorite soldier out of the 130,000.
The Colbert ReportS5 Operation Iraqi Stephen - Tom Hanks Care Package
Joe Biden requests a favor, and Tom Hanks and Stephen figure out a way to ship puppies and ice cream to the troops.
The Colbert ReportS5 Sign Off - Head Rub
Stephen gets a head rub from a soldier in the audience.
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