The thing that makes this show so great is that it's really a combination of many former Comedy Central Shows. In addition to all of the shows which occupied the 11:30 pm Eastern time spot (including "Daily Show" episodes from the previous night), we must remember shows like "Crossballs" (formidable opponent), "Primetime Glick" (having well-intentioned, poorly informed host), and Mr. Subliminal, (the word of the day.) I liked Glick and Mr. Subliminal, and I liked the premise of Crossballs, although there was something missing from each. I think that the missing element was...truthiness. Wait a second, IMDb! Are you saying that you don't consider "truthiness" to be a word? That's it, IMDb, you're dead to me! Now, let's see, the clipboard is full so I need to take someone off. How about Paul Tsongas? Tsongas, it's your lucky day. If you were still alive, you'd no longer be dead to me.My favorite part is his running gags. For example, "Better Know a district" only has 434 parts because California's 50th "never existed to him." I think it happened when Randy "Duke" Cunningham had to resign in disgrace. He's doing satire, and yet he can keeps his story straight. The personalities that he mocks can't even do that! He's doing a better job at satirizing them than they are at being themselves. Also, does anyone remember the "Bewitched" movie? I myself liked it, I mean how can you not like a movie that stars both members of "The Ambiguously Gay Duo?" Stephen Colbert's character was explaining to Will Ferrell how much "Katmandu" tanked, in an effort to convince him into dropping his movie aspirations for a TV show. Well, "Bewitched" failed to crack $100 Million at the box office, and even won a Golden Raspberry Award. "The Colbert Report," and "The Office" (Can you honestly say that you recognize any of Steve Carell's co-stars? Plus, it's even a remake!!!) are to the "Bewitched" movie what the "Bewitched" TV show inside the movie was to the "Katmandu" movie inside the movie. Speaking of which, can anyone name another movie which had 2 of its actors get their own shows beginning the next fall? "How I met your Mother" and "Numbers" both featured offspring from "Harold and Kumar go to White Castle," but neither actor can quite be considered to have the lead. Anyway, instead of having a no-name actress as his leading co-star, Colbert just had words. And they still upstage him! Now, you might be wondering how Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman did as a team. Remember that Raspberry award? They won it for worst on screen COMBINATION. And that's your word of the day.
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