The Colbert Report
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Season 2 • 12/13/2006
Doris Kearns Goodwin tells Stephen that if Lincoln were alive, he might be the host of The Report.
Who's Honoring Me Now? - Merriam-Webster's Word of the YearThe Colbert ReportS2
Despite criticism during the first ever episode of The Colbert Report, Merriam-Webster's dictionary is making "Truthiness" its Word of the Year for 2006.
Shout Out! - Beef Hammer FlagThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen gives a shout out to two soldiers stationed in Afghanistan who sent him an American flag flown during Mission Beef Hammer.
Intro - 12/12/06The Colbert ReportS2
America moves on from the Iraq Study Group report, Better Know a District returns, and Stephen advises gay sex columnist Dan Savage.
The Word - Casualty of WarThe Colbert ReportS2
The Iraq Study Group report stated that there is underreporting of violence in Iraq. Stephen wants to know, if we're underreporting it, why are we still reporting it so high?
Stephen Jr.'s Christmas MiracleThe Colbert ReportS2
Despite a solar power snafu, Stephen Jr. has been located -- unfortunately in Canada.
The Word - It's a Small WorldThe Colbert ReportS2
Foreign tourists have more trouble entering the United States than any other country, so the U.S. Government is turning to Disney to re-imagineer the customs process.
Sea-Tac's Christmas Trees RestoredThe Colbert ReportS2
On Monday, Stephen reported on Sea-Tac airport's decision to remove nine Christmas trees after a complaint by a local rabbi. Now the trees are back -- and Stephen fixed it.
Intro - 12/13/06The Colbert ReportS2
Tonight: Stephen finds his long-lost eagle son, foreigners complain that Americans aren't polite, and Doris Kearns Goodwin finally gets to meet a historical figure in person.
Replenishing the Eggnog SupplyThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen stocks up the eggnog in December so he can nog out all year long. His doctor says he's got a mass of powdered nutmeg obstructing his lower intestine. Again.
Charge Me Twice for StephenThe Colbert ReportS2
The Stephen and Melinda Gates Foundation is working with your local cable provider to bring The Report to the truly needy, and the truly needy to Stephen's advertisers.
Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Colbert ReportS2
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin tells Stephen that if Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he might be the host of The Colbert Report.
Daniel PinchbeckThe Colbert ReportS2
Daniel Pinchbeck believes the Mayan god Quetzalcoatl is making a comeback. Stephen wants to know who he is and why we should be excited about him.
Caesar Honeybee or Tyrone Hunnibi?The Colbert ReportS2
Some viewers were confused by Stephen's giving two different porn names during different interviews, so he clarifies the difference.
Letter to Representative Jack KingstonThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen admits it -- at the end of each week, he sends a letter to Rep. Jack Kingston telling him all the things he learned that week.
Intro - 12/14/06The Colbert ReportS2
Tonight: Who's responsible for losing the Iraq war (even though we're winning), the ethics of buying diamonds, and a drug advocate who knows the date of the end of the world.
Blood in the Water - Bruce Tinsley's DUIThe Colbert ReportS2
Cartoonist Bruce Tinsley, who draws the comic strip "Mallard Fillmore," was arrested for DUI, and the left-wing media jumped all over it -- in that it was reported.
The Word - ClarityThe Colbert ReportS2
The Kimberly Process tracks diamonds from mine to store to make sure that incoming diamonds are conflict free -- until they reach married couples.
The American People Are to BlameThe Colbert ReportS2
Tom DeLay says the will of the American people is no longer behind the war in Iraq and Stephen agrees -- the public should be ready to chew what the president has bitten off.
Finger StrengtheningThe Colbert ReportS2
The Decemberists stole Stephen's Green Screen Challenge, he called them out, and they challenged him to a guitar solo contest -- so he's been practicing.
The Jingle-TernsThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen tried to get holiday song artists, the Jingle Dogs on his show but it didn't work out. So, he presents the Jingle-Terns, his caroling inters.
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