The Colbert Report
Augusto Pinochet's Coup
Season 2 • 12/12/2006
Former Chilean dictator -- and friend of the show -- Augusto Pinochet has died.
Peter SingerThe Colbert ReportS2
"The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter" author Dr. Peter Singer tells Stephen that human beings are speciesists.
Got Your BackThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen doesn't have time to answer your letters, but he can send out a few confidential replies.
ThreatDown - Christmas StyleThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen defends Christmas by announcing its five biggest threats.
Better Know a District - New Members of Congress at the Kennedy SchoolThe Colbert ReportS2
Nancy Pelosi thinks Stephen won't finish all 434 congressional districts, but Stephen better knows several new Congressmen when he speaks at the Kennedy School of Government.
Sign Off - Post-Show Taco Bell Chalupa Chow-DownThe Colbert ReportS2
With another flawless show under his belt, Stephen's ready for his usual post-show Taco Bell chalupa chow-down. Mmm, chalupa meat.
Dan SavageThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen and sex columnist Dan Savage reveal their porn names.
Who's Honoring Me Now? - Merriam-Webster's Word of the YearThe Colbert ReportS2
Despite criticism during the first ever episode of The Colbert Report, Merriam-Webster's dictionary is making "Truthiness" its Word of the Year for 2006.
Shout Out! - Beef Hammer FlagThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen gives a shout out to two soldiers stationed in Afghanistan who sent him an American flag flown during Mission Beef Hammer.
Intro - 12/12/06The Colbert ReportS2
America moves on from the Iraq Study Group report, Better Know a District returns, and Stephen advises gay sex columnist Dan Savage.
The Word - Casualty of WarThe Colbert ReportS2
The Iraq Study Group report stated that there is underreporting of violence in Iraq. Stephen wants to know, if we're underreporting it, why are we still reporting it so high?
Augusto Pinochet's CoupThe Colbert ReportS2
Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet -- one of Stephen's childhood inspirations -- has passed away, and there are guards prepared to capture his spirit at his funeral.
Stephen Jr.'s Christmas MiracleThe Colbert ReportS2
Despite a solar power snafu, Stephen Jr. has been located -- unfortunately in Canada.
Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Colbert ReportS2
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin tells Stephen that if Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he might be the host of The Colbert Report.
The Word - It's a Small WorldThe Colbert ReportS2
Foreign tourists have more trouble entering the United States than any other country, so the U.S. Government is turning to Disney to re-imagineer the customs process.
Sea-Tac's Christmas Trees RestoredThe Colbert ReportS2
On Monday, Stephen reported on Sea-Tac airport's decision to remove nine Christmas trees after a complaint by a local rabbi. Now the trees are back -- and Stephen fixed it.
Intro - 12/13/06The Colbert ReportS2
Tonight: Stephen finds his long-lost eagle son, foreigners complain that Americans aren't polite, and Doris Kearns Goodwin finally gets to meet a historical figure in person.
Replenishing the Eggnog SupplyThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen stocks up the eggnog in December so he can nog out all year long. His doctor says he's got a mass of powdered nutmeg obstructing his lower intestine. Again.
Charge Me Twice for StephenThe Colbert ReportS2
The Stephen and Melinda Gates Foundation is working with your local cable provider to bring The Report to the truly needy, and the truly needy to Stephen's advertisers.
Daniel PinchbeckThe Colbert ReportS2
Daniel Pinchbeck believes the Mayan god Quetzalcoatl is making a comeback. Stephen wants to know who he is and why we should be excited about him.
Caesar Honeybee or Tyrone Hunnibi?The Colbert ReportS2
Some viewers were confused by Stephen's giving two different porn names during different interviews, so he clarifies the difference.
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