The Colbert Report
Season 1 • 10/20/2005
Fox News lightens up their coverage of the bird flu pandemic with some Lisa Loeb.
The Colbert ReportS1 The Word - Disappointed
After sharing the benefits of a caramel apple in the morning, Stephen explains how the media is mishandling Saddam Hussein's trial.
The Colbert ReportS1 Fareed Zakaria
Fareed Zakaria of "Newsweek" discusses outsourcing, Saddam Hussein's trial and his own centrist views.
The Colbert ReportS1 Stephen Settles the Debate - Whales and Cod vs. Polar Bears and Seal Hunters
With global warming melting the Arctic ice cap, several animals -- including whales, cod, polar bears and seals -- may need to adapt to changes in their ecosystem.
The Colbert ReportS1 Sign Off - The In-Box - You're Great
Stephen reads two complimentary letters from his fans and one much less flattering letter.
The Colbert ReportS1 Intro - 10/20/05
Obesity in America climbs, foreign news becomes easier to understand, and financial expert Jim Cramer sits down with Stephen.
The Colbert ReportS1 Sign Off - Credit Cards
In order to stave off bankruptcy, average Americans must begin using as many credit cards as possible.
The Colbert ReportS1 Russ Lieber - Candy and Air
Radio host Russ Lieber becomes enraged when he finds out that Stephen has gotten his own television show.
The Colbert ReportS1 Jim Cramer
Financial expert and "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer explains why it's beneficial to invest in foreign markets.
The Colbert ReportS1 Un-American News - The Foreign Press
An English newspaper misunderstands the word "unlawful," Spanish television covers the Saddam Hussein trial, and Greek journalists use a quick-and-easy time-burner.
The Colbert ReportS1 The Word - Love Handles
The Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act (known as the "Cheeseburger Bill") is passed, making it unlawful to sue corporations that sell fatty foods.
The Colbert ReportS1 Avian Flu
As most news networks emphasis the worst parts of the bird flu epidemic, Stephen takes a cue from Fox News and throws a little bit of Lisa Loeb into his reporting.
The Colbert ReportS1 Bring 'Em Back or Leave 'Em Dead - Inquisition
Stephen is disappointed that his audience thinks the man who invented the Frosty should stay dead.
The Colbert ReportS1 Against the Pundocracy
Stephen strikes his first blow against the Schieffers, the Russerts and the Stephanopouli.
The Colbert ReportS1 Mug Shot
Stephen Colbert advises Karl Rove, Jack Abramoff and Scooter Libby to start thinking about composition and lighting for their mug shot.
The Colbert ReportS1 Lou Dobbs
Lou Dobbs thinks America needs to stop running trade deficits and fix its broken borders.
The Colbert ReportS1 The Word - Pussy
Bush has got a tough hard slog with Harriet Miers, but pussying out now would send a signal of weakness to the homegrown insurgency trying to derail the process.
The Colbert ReportS1 Fract - The Wright Brothers
Most people don't know that the Wright brothers were both American.
The Colbert ReportS1 Intro - 10/24/05
Harriet Miers is under siege, great drinking cities are in danger and Lou Dobbs of "Lou Dobbs Tonight" appears on The Colbert Report.
The Colbert ReportS1 Benjamin Shalom Bernanke
You can tell by the way new Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke walks that he is an evolutionary leap forward from Alan Greenspan.
The Colbert ReportS1 Yet Another Day - Soup and Pets
The Colbert morning show, Yet Another Day, looks into the hidden dangers of petting your cat.
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