The Colbert Report
Season 1 • 12/12/2005
Harry Smith and Stephen discuss the difference between a journalist and a "TV guy."
Nationwide Secret SantaThe Colbert ReportS1
An article about a town-wide Secret Santa program inspires Stephen to up the ante by starting one nationwide.
Peggy NoonanThe Colbert ReportS1
Peggy Noonan speaks with Stephen about her new book and President Bush's bad luck.
The Word - Satisfied?The Colbert ReportS1
A Native American group sues the government for $100 billion, but settles for a postage stamp.
Movies That Are Destroying America - ChristmasThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen recommends "Brokeback Mountain" for the family, but takes serious issue with "The Family Stone" and "The Chronicles of Narnia."
The Word - Belly Achin'The Colbert ReportS1
Ford Motors recently made health insurance cuts, but that's the way it should be -- cars and health insurance have nothing to do with each other.
The Real ChristmasThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen knows what Christmas is really about: fire, bull testicles, shoe-fruit and black elves.
The In-Box - Custom StampsThe Colbert ReportS1
With the variety of Christmas stamps dwindling, Stephen recommends the use of customized photo stamps.
Un-American News - TootsieThe Colbert ReportS1
A Spanish newspaper awards "Tootsie" a completely and totally un-American three-star rating.
Intro - 12/12/05The Colbert ReportS1
The war on Christmas, cuts in health insurance, foreign press and guest Harry Smith on this episode of The Colbert Report.
Harry SmithThe Colbert ReportS1
Harry Smith of "The Early Show" shares some his favorite interviews and narrowly avoids getting nailed.
Formidable Opponent - SteroidsThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen and Stephen debate whether a crackdown on performance-enhancing drugs will save the world of sports or just rob it of its superstars.
Fract - NBAThe Colbert ReportS1
Not one of the 170 guards who the National Basketball Association employs has ever been accused of torturing a prisoner.
The Word - LombardiThe Colbert ReportS1
George W. Bush has played five great quarters so far. He never quits; he never pulls out.
Bob CostasThe Colbert ReportS1
Bob Costas reveals which sports are manly and which ones are just low-scoring European prance parties.
Intro - 12/13/05The Colbert ReportS1
Stephen determines what makes a great coach and learns about performance-enhancing steroids. Plus, Bob Costas will judge Stephen's triple salchow.
The De-Ballification of the American SportscapeThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen demonstrates how the telestrator works on actual footage of Tony Blair playing soccer.
Sign Off - Excellence in EverythingThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen presents tonight's Colbert Report Special Report trophy for the Omnisport Award for Excellence in Everything.
Sports UpdateThe Colbert ReportS1
Stephen checks some of last night's sports scores by using the footage he can afford.
King KongThe Colbert ReportS1
"King Kong" is an allegory for the times: Kong is Bush, Skull Island is Washington and Naomi Watts is America.
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