The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 12 Episode 112

Jeff Garlin

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Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM Sep 10, 2007 on Comedy Central
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Tonight, comedian Jeff Garlin promotes his new movie I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With and the airing of new shows for Curb Your Enthusiasm. Jon begins tonight's show with news that Senator Larry Craig filed court papers to withdraw his guilty plea over the bathroom sex bust. Senior Public Restroom Correspondent Rob Corddry returns to the show after spending a year undercover at the Minneapolis Int'l Airport. Rob discusses the in's and out's of gay bathroom sex etiquette. Jon concludes the segment with a song highlighting the juicy details about the Craig scandal with a hip-hop singer in a segment called "R-Party: Trapped in the Closet". Finally, "Mess O'Potamia" continues with the Petraus report coming out today and Bush's 6 hour trip to Iraq last week. Senior Foreign Policy Analyst Rob Riggle talked about the progress Bush saw with his own eyes during his short trip inside a heavily fortified part of Iraq's Anbar province.moreless

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  • Are you kidding me? The R Kelly parody was hilarious!!! Rob Corddry back!!!

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    This episode was absolutely fantastic! It was a great way to welcome back the show after two weeks off. Stewart begins by mocking Senator Craig with an R.Kelly parody. "That's not how gay works..." We also saw the return of Corddry. I have to say that none of the correspondents left compare to Corddry and I wish he would come back. His dry wit and humor made the show and those left...well...I fast forward through most bits. They just don't make me laugh. Though I'm not one for bathroom humor, once again, Corddry made something that stupid funny. Riggle followed to discuss his time in Iraq. It was fine. The funny continues as Joel comes out and points out the guest care packages. The T-SHIRT!!! That was hilarious! "And, by the way, no offense to me, lookie lookie." All in all, very funny!moreless
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    • Jon Stewart: I didn't feel bad not having the Senator Craig gay sex thing to cover because I'll tell you why, it didn't feel like a Daily Show story to me. Wait, I'm being told it's the only reason the show exists.

    • Jon Stewart: Bush was in Iraq for a total of six hours, all of it within the 17 mile perimeter of the highly secured Al-Asad Airbase. His take-away...
      George W. Bush: (clip) When you stand on the ground here in Anbar and hear from the people who live here, you can see what the future of Iraq could look like.
      Jon Stewart: A giant heavily armed U.S. military base surrounded by a bloody sectarian free-for-all, he's a dreamer.

    • Rob Corddry: That's okay Jon, I don't want the money. You know to me, coming back to the show after a year for three minutes of anal sex jokes while sitting on a prop toilet, that's its own reward.

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    • Trapped in the Closet

      The segments "Trapped in Men's Room" and "R Party: Trapped in the Closet" with the accompanying hip-hop crooner are both referring to the R Kelly spoken-word songs released in DVDs entitled Trapped in the Closet.

      The Comedy Central show South Park aired an episode called "Trapped in the Closet" which also parodied the R Kelly performances.

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