The Colbert Report
Elderly Occupier Pepper Sprayed
Season 8 • 11/16/2011
Stephen attempts to demonstrate the safety of pepper spray on a 10-year-old boy.
Bears & Balls - Celebrity Relics & Gooooooold!The Colbert ReportS8
There's never been a better time to invest in things that fall off celebrities, and Goldline International executives face fraud and theft charges.
Difference Makers - Jimmy JusticeThe Colbert ReportS8
When the police fall down on the job, Jimmy Justice stands up for New Yorkers by making gotcha videos of NYPD officers.
Elijah WoodThe Colbert ReportS8
Elijah Wood talks about the extensive Antarctic training he endured to play a penguin in "Happy Feet Two."
Occupy Wall Street DecampedThe Colbert ReportS8
New York City's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, orders the evacuation of Zuccotti Park, citing potential health and safety risks.
Sign Off - One RingThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight and renders himself invisible by donning the One Ring.
Intro - 11/16/11The Colbert ReportS8
GOP candidates justify waterboarding, Seattle police pepper spray elderly protesters, and Chris Matthews discusses his John F. Kennedy biography.
Newt Gingrich's Greek CruiseThe Colbert ReportS8
Newt Gingrich's explanation of his all-you-can-research booze cruise through the Greek isles puts his other scandals in a new light.
Colbert Report Bedtime Stories - Dragon & WizardThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen reads from The Colbert Report's book of bedtime stories and signs off.
Chris MatthewsThe Colbert ReportS8
Chris Matthews talks about John F. Kennedy's World War II heroism and critical health issues.
Tip/Wag - Pin-Ups for Ron Paul, Movie Torture Tactics & Offensive MerchandiseThe Colbert ReportS8
Ron Paul supporters release a pin-up calendar, Allen West defends waterboarding, and Forever 21 discontinues a controversial necklace.
Elderly Occupier Pepper SprayedThe Colbert ReportS8
After dealing with Occupy Seattle protestors, the police insist that pepper spray is no more dangerous to a 10-year-old than to an 80-year-old.
Susan OrleanThe Colbert ReportS8
Author Susan Orlean recounts Rin Tin Tin's journey from stray puppy on a World War I battlefield to silent film star.
The Word - The 1%The Colbert ReportS8
Congress takes for granted American troops' willingness to make greater sacrifices than the rest of society.
Intro - 11/17/11The Colbert ReportS8
The congressional super committee struggles to formulate a deficit-cutting plan, and Susan Orlean discusses the life of celebrity dog Rin Tin Tin.
Thought for Food - Pushy PopsThe Colbert ReportS8
Pushy Pops finally addresses the most annoying part of eating: the pause between putting food in your face and putting more food in your face.
Sign Off - Shout Out to The Black BellesThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen gives a shout out to his former backing band, The Black Belles, who have released their self-titled album.
People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2011The Colbert ReportS8
The old, glossy, multicolored lady has done the unthinkable by crowning Bradley Cooper the Sexiest Man Alive.
Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Colbert ReportS8
Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses the history and science of cancer.
Stephen Colbert's meReportersThe Colbert ReportS8
CNN lays off 50 staff members, and Stephen gets in on the uncompensated future of news at the meReporters 6700.
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