The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 11/27/2012
Police arrest a parade-goer for telling kids that Santa Claus doesn't exist.
Jake TapperThe Colbert ReportS9
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper explores the fiscal cliff, the war in Afghanistan, and the Taliban's assault on Combat Outpost Keating.
Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Pope Benedict XVIThe Colbert ReportS9
In his book "Jesus of Nazareth," Pope Benedict XVI proves that he has not read the Gospel of the Little Drummer Boy.
Stephen's Thanksgiving & Holy Black FridayThe Colbert ReportS9
Thanksgiving is just a preamble to the holiest day of the year, Black Friday, when Americans come together to bow before their lord, the Walmart rollback guy.
Intro - 11/26/12The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen covers the exciting issue of copyright infringement, the birth of Jesus comes into question, and journalist Jake Tapper shares his book about the war in Afghanistan.
Judge, Jury & Executioner - Copyright LawThe Colbert ReportS9
The Supreme Court considers the case of Supap Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons, a textbook copyright suit about textbooks.
Sign Off - Country ChordsThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen kicks up his feet and plays guitar.
The Fiscal Cliff CompromiseThe Colbert ReportS9
President Obama wants to raise taxes on the wealthy just because he ran and won on that promise, and Republicans might let him do it.
The Fiscal Cliff Compromise - Reihan SalamThe Colbert ReportS9
National Review writer Reihan Salam introduces his book, "Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream."
Dolly PartonThe Colbert ReportS9
The legendary singer-songwriter discusses her Tennessee hometown of Sevierville and her nonprofit literacy foundation, Imagination Library.
Canada's GrinchThe Colbert ReportS9
A 24-year-old man delivers sickening Yuletide news: There is no Santa Claus in Canada.
Filibuster ReformThe Colbert ReportS9
Majority Leader Harry Reid has faced 386 filibusters, which includes Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stopping by family dinners to block passage of the mashed potatoes.
Intro - 11/28/12The Colbert ReportS9
The war on men is like the war on women, Senate members debate the filibuster, and Frank Oz plugs "Little Shop of Horrors: The Director's Cut."
The Word - Sisters Are Doing It to ThemselvesThe Colbert ReportS9
According to Fox News's Suzanne Venker, modern women scare quality men away from marriage and undermine their ability to support a family.
Frank OzThe Colbert ReportS9
Frank Oz discusses his famous performances as Yoda, Fozzie Bear, and more, and explains why he prefers "Little Shop of Horrors: The Director's Cut" over the original.
Record Powerball JackpotThe Colbert ReportS9
After he wins the record lotto prize, Stephen will no longer have to slave away for the man 30 minutes a day, four days a week.
Sign Off - Stephen's MuppetThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen's doppelganger says goodnight.
Sign Off - Acceptance SpeechThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen thanks his agent, lawn guy and family.
Sean CarrollThe Colbert ReportS9
Cosmologist Sean Carroll discusses his book, "The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World."
Intro - 11/29/12The Colbert ReportS9
Guns go to college, a major magazine slights Stephen, and theoretical physicist Sean Carroll shares his latest book.
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