The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 11/15/2011
Elijah Wood and Stephen enjoy a friendly LOTR sword fight.
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.
Sign Off - Leaf BlowerThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen uses a leaf blower to tidy up his desk and says goodnight.
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.
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.
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.
Elijah WoodThe Colbert ReportS8
Elijah Wood talks about the extensive Antarctic training he endured to play a penguin in "Happy Feet Two."
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.
Chris MatthewsThe Colbert ReportS8
Chris Matthews talks about John F. Kennedy's World War II heroism and critical health issues.
Tip/Wag - Pin-Ups for Ron Paul, Movie Torture Tactics & Offensive MerchandiseThe Colbert ReportS8
Ron Paul supporters release a pin-up calendar, Allen West defends waterboarding, and Forever 21 discontinues a controversial necklace.
Susan OrleanThe Colbert ReportS8
Author Susan Orlean recounts Rin Tin Tin's journey from stray puppy on a World War I battlefield to silent film star.
The Word - The 1%The Colbert ReportS8
Congress takes for granted American troops' willingness to make greater sacrifices than the rest of society.
Intro - 11/17/11The Colbert ReportS8
The congressional super committee struggles to formulate a deficit-cutting plan, and Susan Orlean discusses the life of celebrity dog Rin Tin Tin.
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