The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 12/03/2012
The acclaimed actor talks about Gandalf the Grey, gay rights and Tolkien nerds.
Sign Off - Stephen's MuppetThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen's doppelganger says goodnight.
Sign Off - Acceptance SpeechThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen thanks his agent, lawn guy and family.
Sean CarrollThe Colbert ReportS9
Cosmologist Sean Carroll discusses his book, "The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World."
Intro - 11/29/12The Colbert ReportS9
Guns go to college, a major magazine slights Stephen, and theoretical physicist Sean Carroll shares his latest book.
Top 10 of 2012 & Operation Killing "Killing Kennedy"The Colbert ReportS9
While the media compiles countdown lists, Stephen competes for Time magazine's attention and goes after Bill O'Reilly's book, "Killing Kennedy."
Moon-Shattering NewsThe Colbert ReportS9
America fell from greatness when milquetoast Dwight D. Eisenhower wimped out on the country's nuclear lunar program.
Tip/Wag - Gay Rights Pioneers & Gun DormsThe Colbert ReportS9
Boeing's blatant devaluing of gay staff is great for the company's bottom line, and college is the time to do shots and get shot.
The Word - Base InstinctsThe Colbert ReportS9
In the good old bad days of the 80s, Republicans could turn out the suburban white vote simply by showing images of fearsome felons.
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - StingThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen raises the lost Gondolin blade.
Senior Moment - Granny PodsThe Colbert ReportS9
Why should seniors spend time in a cold hospital environment far from their families when they could be in a cold hospital environment within sight of their families?
Ian McKellenThe Colbert ReportS9
An annoying Tolkien super fan knows more about Sir Ian McKellen's character in "The Hobbit" than he does.
Martin FreemanThe Colbert ReportS9
Actor Martin Freeman congratulates Stephen on his Tolkien quiz victory and shares his best Bilbo Baggins moment.
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - RivendellThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen smokes his wizardly pipe in Rivendell.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night TwoThe Colbert ReportS9
Wizardly weed is good for special smoke rings, and guest Martin Freeman plays Bilbo Baggins in "The Hobbit."
Low-T & Low-OThe Colbert ReportS9
An easily spread endocrine toxin boosts men's testosterone levels, while 11% to 41% of women suffer from female orgasmic disorder.
Kate the Great's Morning SicknessThe Colbert ReportS9
Kate Middleton's nausea probably means she'll restrict herself to a bland diet, otherwise known as England food.
The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - Hobbit Week Night ThreeThe Colbert ReportS9
Andy Serkis portrays computer-generated characters like Daniel Day-Lewis, and Denny's creates delicious Middle-earth tributes.
Sign Off - The Pundit: Or Colbert and Back Again - One RingThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen employs the magic ring of invisibility.
Andy SerkisThe Colbert ReportS9
Andy Serkis explains the difference between motion and performance capture and does his "impersonation" of Gollum.
Politicos & Paranoid FantasiesThe Colbert ReportS9
Public Policy Polling tries to make Republicans look like conspiracy nuts, and Congress opposes a universally shared value.
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