The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 05/03/2012
"Girls" creator Lena Dunham talks about her critically acclaimed show.
The Colbert ReportS8 Kermit the Frog's German TV Offense - Hans Beinholtz
Kermit the Frog violates German media law, but Stephen defends his reputation to Germany's UN ambassador, Hans Beinholtz.
The Colbert ReportS8 Richard Branson-Shaped Ice Cubes
Sir Richard Branson commissions four skilled designers to create an ice cube mold in the shape of his head.
The Colbert ReportS8 Jonathan Haidt
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt discusses his book "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion."
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Stephen Colbert's 6000K Norway Norwalkathon
Stephen cancels his 6000K walkathon from Bangor, ME, to Oslo, Norway.
The Colbert ReportS8 Intro - 5/2/12
America's health care crisis finds a solution, a beloved children's character meets adversity, and Jonathan Haidt explores social psychology.
The Colbert ReportS8 The Word - Debt Panels
One of the nation's largest medical debt collectors sneaks into hospitals to seize patients' money before treatment.
The Colbert ReportS8 Newt Gingrich & Mitt Romney Alliance Analogies
Republican strategist Dee Dee Benkie explains Newt Gingrich's decision to endorse Mitt Romney, using a football-fraternity analogy.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Super PAC - In Search of Mr. Larose
A mysterious Florida rival challenges Stephen's dominance in the world of super secret Super PAC-ing.
The Colbert ReportS8 Who's Honoring Me Now? - National Space Society & Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin thanks Stephen for promoting space exploration and awards him the National Space Society's coveted trophy.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - 2012 Space Pioneer Award for Mass Media
Stephen waves goodnight with his 2012 Space Pioneer Award for Mass Media.
The Colbert ReportS8 Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham discusses "Girls," her popular HBO show about young women navigating work, love and friendship in New York City.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Sound Effects Box
Stephen uses a sound effects box to say goodnight.
The Colbert ReportS8 Andy Cohen
Bravo executive and talk show host Andy Cohen discusses his book "Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture."
The Colbert ReportS8 ThreatDown - Newscasting Bears
A Pennsylvania news team shares its backyard weather forecast: partly grizzly with a chance of precipitation in the pants.
The Colbert ReportS8 "Pussy Hound" with Eric McCormack
Eric McCormack and Stephen rehearse "Pussy Hound," a heterosexual sitcom about two straight guys named Will and Grayson.
The Colbert ReportS8 Intro - 5/7/12
Controversy strikes the Obama administration, a threat jeopardizes American jobs, and Bravo's Andy Cohen answers "Real Housewives" questions.
The Colbert ReportS8 Hand-Disinfectant-Drunk Teens
News coverage based on a single story in the L.A. Times reveals an epidemic of kids turning drunk, disorderly and disinfected.
The Colbert ReportS8 Joe Biden's Same-Sex Marriage Gaffe
Vice President Joe Biden says he is comfortable with same-sex marriage and credits sitcoms like "Will and Grace" for teaching tolerance.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Super PAC SHH! - Corporate Campaign Players & Super Secret "Spooky PACs"
"Spooky PACs" trailblazer Karl Rove gives anonymous political money to help keep political money anonymous, and Stephen gives in to donor transparency fetishists.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)"
Stephen breaks from reading "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" to say goodnight.
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