The Colbert Report

Season 4 Episode 42

R.E.M.

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Aired Weekdays 11:30 PM Apr 02, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Tonight Stephen welcomes classic American rock band R.E.M. to talk about their new album, "Accelerate".

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      • Stephen: Babies if you want milk so bad, buy a cow. No free rides.

      • Stephen: I don't need a GPS system to find the truth but I would like a free GPS system (winks). This is the Colbert Report!

      • Stephen Colbert: Finally, the number one threat to air travel: limey baggage handlers! Last week, British Airways opened up its new 8.6 billion dollar terminal at Heathrow in order to relieve congestion at the busy airport. And it worked. They had 250 fewer flights because they were cancelled, stranding the passengers! This is why, whenever I go to England, I travel only by umbrella, flying car, or wardrobe.

      • Stephen Colbert: Threat #3: Pilots. Now, I've never trusted pilots. They get all the credit but all the real work is done by the co-pilot. (Shows picture of Jesus) And now, they're a threat because, on approach to Charlotte, North Carolina, a U.S Airways pilot's gun accidently went off, piercing the cockpit's wall. Now, there are legitimate reasons to fire a gun on an airplane. For instance, sometimes the stewardess button stops working but an accidental discharge is unforgiveable. Apparently, pilots cannot be trusted with guns. So, it's time to arm the passengers. They could put the guns in the snack boxes or, better yet, they could drop with the oxygen masks. If you're traveling with a child, load your gun before loading his.

      • Stephen Colbert: It's a fine line between nipple ring and detonation pin on a boob grenade.

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