The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 12/05/2012
"The Hobbit" star talks about performance capture, Martin Freeman and a younger, sexier Gollum.
The Colbert ReportS9 Senior Moment - Granny Pods
Why should seniors spend time in a cold hospital environment far from their families when they could be in a cold hospital environment within sight of their families?
The Colbert ReportS9 Martin Freeman
Actor Martin Freeman congratulates Stephen on his Tolkien quiz victory and shares his best Bilbo Baggins moment.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Rivendell
Stephen smokes his wizardly pipe in Rivendell.
The Colbert ReportS9 The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night Two
Wizardly weed is good for special smoke rings, and guest Martin Freeman plays Bilbo Baggins in "The Hobbit."
The Colbert ReportS9 Low-T & Low-O
An easily spread endocrine toxin boosts men's testosterone levels, while 11% to 41% of women suffer from female orgasmic disorder.
The Colbert ReportS9 Kate the Great's Morning Sickness
Kate Middleton's nausea probably means she'll restrict herself to a bland diet, otherwise known as England food.
The Colbert ReportS9 The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night Three
Andy Serkis portrays computer-generated characters like Daniel Day-Lewis, and Denny's creates delicious Middle-earth tributes.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - One Ring
Stephen employs the magic ring of invisibility.
The Colbert ReportS9 Politicos & Paranoid Fantasies
Public Policy Polling tries to make Republicans look like conspiracy nuts, and Congress opposes a universally shared value.
The Colbert ReportS9 The Word - Hire Learning
According to a rare bit of journalism in the New York Post, there is a growing trend of parents hiring tutors to do a little more than just toot.
The Colbert ReportS9 Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis explains the difference between motion and performance capture and does his "impersonation" of Gollum.
The Colbert ReportS9 The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night Four
Peter Jackson requests his Colbert Report interview be released as a trilogy, and Hobbit toenails require maintenance.
The Colbert ReportS9 Jim DeMint's Resignation
Tea Party icon Jim DeMint announces his resignation from the Senate, but which handsome young conservative will South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appoint to replace him?
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Concludes
Stephen bids farewell to Hobbit Week.
The Colbert ReportS9 Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 1
Madame Tussauds honors Stephen with a wax likeness, so he visits his future waxy companions in Washington, D.C.
The Colbert ReportS9 Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 2
Could Stephen's smoldering good looks and blistering significance be captured in a medium with such a low melting point?
The Colbert ReportS9 Peter Jackson
Director Peter Jackson describes New Zealand as the ideal directorial environment for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
The Colbert ReportS9 Diana Krall
Grammy winner Diana Krall talks about 1920s jazz and her provocative album cover.
The Colbert ReportS9 Fox News's Secret Presidential Recruit
By suggesting that General David Petraeus run for president, Roger Ailes was just trying to make his Fox News election coverage more exciting.
The Colbert ReportS9 Stephen for U.S. Senate
Stephen's two big Christmas balls dress up the studio, and South Carolina voters try to convince Governor Nikki Haley that Stephen should fill Jim DeMint's seat.
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