The Colbert Report
President Obama's Teachable Moment
Season 5 • 07/28/2009
Obama invites Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Jim Crowley to the White House for a post-racial beer fest.
Health Care Reform Is the MatrixThe Colbert ReportS5
President Obama's health care reform is a dystopian future filled with chaos and floor-length leather trench coats.
ThreatDown - Henry Louis Gates Jr., Bill Gates & Wilford BrimleyThe Colbert ReportS5
Henry Louis Gates Jr. commits the perfect crime, Bill Gates tries to control the weather, and Wilford Brimley has too much free time.
Intro - 7/27/09The Colbert ReportS5
A report on tasers may shock you, and Swedish band Movits! helps Stephen put his Ikea futon together.
Movits!The Colbert ReportS5
Because the guys from Movits! are from Sweden, they're forced to have the same hair length and glasses.
Sarah Palin Will Be MissedThe Colbert ReportS5
Stephen says goodbye to Sarah Palin in the same way he imagines she writes her own speeches.
Nailed 'Em - Library CrimeThe Colbert ReportS5
The local library bans Dominic Philip after spotting a photo of him tooting a kazoo in their summer reading parade.
Womb Raiders - Orly TaitzThe Colbert ReportS5
Stephen thanks Orly Taitz for being one of the few people willing to compare the Obama administration to Nazi Germany.
Arianna HuffingtonThe Colbert ReportS5
Arianna Huffington was born in the United States, but she cultivated an accent to give herself an air of being an ethnic minority.
Sign Off - Devil's TricksThe Colbert ReportS5
One of the greatest tricks the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Womb Raiders - The Fight for the Truth Behind Obama's BirthThe Colbert ReportS5
Stephen wants to hear from one of the sperm that witnessed President Obama's conception in order to verify his birthplace.
President Obama's Teachable MomentThe Colbert ReportS5
Obama's teaching: if you arrest a black man under questionable circumstances, you get to have a beer with the president.
Intro - 7/29/09The Colbert ReportS5
Lance Armstrong comes in third in the Tour de France, and Kevin Baker says Obama is the new Hoover.
Sport Report - Tour de France & Robotic BaseballThe Colbert ReportS5
A person who isn't Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France, and Japanese robots make baseball interesting.
Sign Off - Watch Without BlinkingThe Colbert ReportS5
If you watch this episode again without blinking, you get three percent more programming.
Frank the RoommateThe Colbert ReportS5
After Viacom's profits fall by 32%, Stephen cuts his costs by taking on a roommate.
Kevin BakerThe Colbert ReportS5
Kevin Baker believes President Obama sees what needs to be done but is too reluctant to break with Congress.
The Word - He Who Smelt It, Dealt ItThe Colbert ReportS5
Racism is nothing more than an unpleasant nuisance that is best to ignore, like a fart.
White House Beer SummitThe Colbert ReportS5
Barack Obama, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and James Crowley insist on three different brands of foreign beer for their White House meeting.
Intro - 7/30/09The Colbert ReportS5
Stephen can't start the show because his roommate, Frank, is sitting at his desk.
Kathryn BigelowThe Colbert ReportS5
Kathryn Bigelow's war movie, "The Hurt Locker," is getting great reviews, despite not having explosions and ear-splitting sound effects.
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