The Colbert Report
Sequestration & Obama's Sci-Fi Flub
Season 9 • 03/04/2013
Across-the-board spending cuts commence, and Obama mistakenly says "Jedi mind meld."
The Colbert ReportS9 Budget Sequestration
Because Democrats and Republicans failed to reach an agreement over the debt ceiling, Obama's sequester will cripple programs that both sides love.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 2/28/13
Pope Benedict XVI fulfills his last day in office, the sequester hangs over America, and speechwriter Jon Favreau discusses working for Barack Obama.
The Colbert ReportS9 Pope TBD & Souvenir Sales
Tailors make three different vestments to fit any incoming papal body shape, and Pope Benedict XVI memorabilia sales skyrocket in Vatican City.
The Colbert ReportS9 Jon Favreau
President Obama's former speechwriter talks about his collaborative writing process and the importance of storytelling versus sound bites.
The Colbert ReportS9 Colbert Report Consumer Alert - Demonic Goodwill Items
According to Pat Robertson, evil spirits are suckers for secondhand rayon slacks, broken blenders and classic albums like Ken Snyder's "By Request Only."
The Colbert ReportS9 The Enemy Within - Dr. Skylar Bayer
A lonely lady scientist studies the reproductive success of Maine scallops by cutting off their balls.
The Colbert ReportS9 Kirk Bloodsworth
Witness to Innocence's advocacy director, Kirk Bloodsworth, discusses DNA evidence testing for death row inmates and his quest to abolish the death penalty.
The Colbert ReportS9 Texas Gun Training Bill & Free Shotgun Experiment
Representative Dan Flynn wants to trim gun training hours from 10 to four, and grad student Kyle Coplen concocts a social experiment with more guns.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sequestration & Obama's Sci-Fi Flub
The federal government goes on a diet by shaving off two percent everywhere, and President Obama mixes up "Star Wars" and "Star Trek."
The Colbert ReportS9 Obama's Israel Trip
Obama tries to wipe out his shameful record of never visiting Israel by visiting Israel, even though it could be awkward with Romney-fan Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Colbert ReportS9 Obama's Israel Trip - Michael Oren
The Israeli Ambassador to the United States talks about Chuck Hagel's Israel comments and Iran's nuclear position.
The Colbert ReportS9 Dennis Tito's Mars Flyby Mission
Millionaire space tourist Dennis Tito will send a married couple to Mars for the noblest reason there is: impatience.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 3/5/13
President Obama says "Aloha" to Israel, and James Franco discusses his film, "Oz The Great and Powerful."
The Colbert ReportS9 Hugo Chavez & Jon Stewart Announcements
The death of Hugo Chavez leaves a huge hole in South American politics, and The Daily Show gears up for a summer without Jon.
The Colbert ReportS9 James Franco
"Oz The Great and Powerful" star James Franco chats about the "Wizard of Oz" prequel, wicked witches and "The Lord of the Rings."
The Colbert ReportS9 Voting Rights Act - Julian Bond
Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond believes that the 1965 Voting Rights Act -- and the 13th Amendment -- should remain in place.
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