Colbert has been known for his sense of humor and biting political sense of humor. All of this has been dulled to conform to the basic late night crowd pleaser. While the show fits comfortably in with the rest of the bland interview and talk shows that permeate late night TV several moments, especially parody of current events, shine through the otherwise unremarkable show. As a fan of Colbert's earlier work I am disappointed that he has to tone down his commentary, but as the current administration continues, Colbert seems more keen to dive into the political satire he is better known for.
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