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The Check-InEdit

Stephen asks why his Jew friend needs to take another two-week vacation.


  • Undisclosed Celebration
"I take a look back at Cheney's role in the Iraq war. Hindsight is 2020, which also might be the year we get out of Iraq."
  • Carpal Carping
"Then, I finally open up about my broken wrist (chokes up) I promised myself I wouldn't cry..."

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And after tonight, I'm off for two weeks, but don't tell my staff. This is The Colbert Report.
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~ Stephen Colbert
August 23, 2007 The Colbert Report

Looking Back At This Week In HistoryEdit

Wrist WatchEdit

  • Running of the Bulls
    • a documentary about Dr. Colbert's near-fatal wrist injury
  • the break that healed a nation
  • Fractured Freedom
  • The Stephen Colbert Story
  • He Broke His Wrist

The most moving thing Stephen has ever paid to have made.

Finding MeaningEdit

  • famous people who have signed it
    • Nancy Pelosi (cast made from bill that bans gay marriage
    • Tim Russert
    • Tony Snow
    • Katie Couric (CBS eye or Dan Rather's mouth with a ball gag in it)
      • Somehow Couric's images were scrubbed from the Motherload video (Viacom, what's going on?) Nonetheless, screw you Viacom, thank you iTunes!
    • Brian Williams
    • Papa Bear
    • Michael Bloomberg
    • Phil Gingrey
  • cast must come off
  • Dr. Jerry Vizzone



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For the full documentary about Dr. Colbert's near-fatal wrist injury, click here

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