The Colbert Report
Intro - 11/17/11
Season 8 • 11/17/2011
Congress' super committee works on a debt-cutting deal, and Susan Orlean talks Rin Tin Tin.
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.
Thought for Food - Pushy PopsThe Colbert ReportS8
Pushy Pops finally addresses the most annoying part of eating: the pause between putting food in your face and putting more food in your face.
Sign Off - Shout Out to The Black BellesThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen gives a shout out to his former backing band, The Black Belles, who have released their self-titled album.
People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2011The Colbert ReportS8
The old, glossy, multicolored lady has done the unthinkable by crowning Bradley Cooper the Sexiest Man Alive.
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.
Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Colbert ReportS8
Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses the history and science of cancer.
Stephen Colbert's meReportersThe Colbert ReportS8
CNN lays off 50 staff members, and Stephen gets in on the uncompensated future of news at the meReporters 6700.
Intro - 11/28/11The Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney launches an attack on Barack Obama, CNN unveils a new approach to journalism, and Siddhartha Mukherjee chronicles the history of cancer.
Tip/Wag - Barack Obama's Omission, Mitt Romney's Ad & Lululemon's TaglineThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama forgets that Jesus was at the first Thanksgiving, Mitt Romney takes Obama's words out of context, and Lululemon endorses Objectivism.
Violent Black FridayThe Colbert ReportS8
The orgy of Black Friday Christmas shopping proves that America is back, and Americans will get their gifts by any means necessary.
Yahweh or No Way - Altered Catholic Mass, Papal Seat Belt & Offensive Vodka AdThe Colbert ReportS8
The Catholic Church revises the liturgy, Pope Benedict XVI gets caught riding the Popemobile without a seat belt, and a vodka ad offends Jews and Christians alike.
Sign Off - Tinariwen' AlbumThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen thanks Tinariwen for their performance and plugs their album "Tassili."
Intro - 11/29/11The Colbert ReportS8
Herman Cain's campaign gets rocked again, the Catholic Church makes a dramatic change, and North African band Tinariwen performs.
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