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The Colbert Report 

Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
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Won 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 96 nominations. See more awards »

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Stephen Colbert ...  Self - Host / ... 1,342 episodes, 2005-2014
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An offshoot of The Daily Show (1996), The Colbert Report (the Ts in Colbert and in Report are silent) is a parody of shows like "The O'Reilly Factor". Colbert begins the show with teasers about the show's content and then the credits go by, with a giant eagle and the stars and stripes featured predominantly. Colbert will pepper commentaries with phrases like, "Look, I don't have time to read books", or, "President Bush isn't a head thinker, he's a gut thinker." Aspects of talking head programs are exaggerated and Colbert presents a host overwhelmed by his own importance. Guests do not walk on-stage but are seated at a small table to the side. Colbert runs over to them, encouraging the audience to applaud and high five him as he passes. He is then likely to begin an interview by asking a guest something like, "Explain evolution in twenty seconds", or "Isn't everyone who disagrees with the President guilty of treason?" Colbert is also very clear about our number one threat, "Bears". His... Written by John Vogel {jlvogel@comcast.net}

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Steering the great ship of NEWS through the channels of TRUTH. See more »

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Comedy | News | Talk-Show

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Former President George W. Bush's last day in office was Monday, January 19, 2009, the same day this show celebrated its five hundredth episode. See more »

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Mike Mark Carrion: [Stephen is calling the Humane Society after they were "livid" about his hatred of bears] Hello, this is Mike Mark Carrion.
Stephen Colbert: Mike, I want to know who to give my anger to.
Mike Mark Carrion: What seems to be the problem?
Stephen Colbert: This is Stephen Colbert from The Colbert Report. It says here in The Philadelphia Inquirer that your organization, quote "was livid" about an episode of my show. Is this true?
Mike Mark Carrion: Well, we're livid about the trophy hunting of bears in New Jersey, which-which...
Stephen Colbert: The Philadelphia Inquirer says here that you ...
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.103 (2017) See more »

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Baby Mumbles
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Written and Performed by Cheap Trick
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Bring back this show
1 October 2018 | by softvishSee all my reviews

Colbert's commentary is just on point. You can't get anything past him! And his comedic timing is priceless


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Official Sites:

Colbert Nation

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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The Colbert Report See more »

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