The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 12/05/2012
"The Hobbit" star talks about performance capture, Martin Freeman and a younger, sexier Gollum.
Senior Moment - Granny PodsThe Colbert ReportS9
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?
Martin FreemanThe Colbert ReportS9
Actor Martin Freeman congratulates Stephen on his Tolkien quiz victory and shares his best Bilbo Baggins moment.
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - RivendellThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen smokes his wizardly pipe in Rivendell.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night TwoThe Colbert ReportS9
Wizardly weed is good for special smoke rings, and guest Martin Freeman plays Bilbo Baggins in "The Hobbit."
Low-T & Low-OThe Colbert ReportS9
An easily spread endocrine toxin boosts men's testosterone levels, while 11% to 41% of women suffer from female orgasmic disorder.
Kate the Great's Morning SicknessThe Colbert ReportS9
Kate Middleton's nausea probably means she'll restrict herself to a bland diet, otherwise known as England food.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night ThreeThe Colbert ReportS9
Andy Serkis portrays computer-generated characters like Daniel Day-Lewis, and Denny's creates delicious Middle-earth tributes.
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - One RingThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen employs the magic ring of invisibility.
Politicos & Paranoid FantasiesThe Colbert ReportS9
Public Policy Polling tries to make Republicans look like conspiracy nuts, and Congress opposes a universally shared value.
The Word - Hire LearningThe Colbert ReportS9
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.
Andy SerkisThe Colbert ReportS9
Andy Serkis explains the difference between motion and performance capture and does his "impersonation" of Gollum.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night FourThe Colbert ReportS9
Peter Jackson requests his Colbert Report interview be released as a trilogy, and Hobbit toenails require maintenance.
Jim DeMint's ResignationThe Colbert ReportS9
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?
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week ConcludesThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen bids farewell to Hobbit Week.
Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
Madame Tussauds honors Stephen with a wax likeness, so he visits his future waxy companions in Washington, D.C.
Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
Could Stephen's smoldering good looks and blistering significance be captured in a medium with such a low melting point?
Peter JacksonThe Colbert ReportS9
Director Peter Jackson describes New Zealand as the ideal directorial environment for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."
Diana KrallThe Colbert ReportS9
Grammy winner Diana Krall talks about 1920s jazz and her provocative album cover.
Fox News's Secret Presidential RecruitThe Colbert ReportS9
By suggesting that General David Petraeus run for president, Roger Ailes was just trying to make his Fox News election coverage more exciting.
Stephen for U.S. SenateThe Colbert ReportS9
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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