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A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Comedy  |  23 November 2008 (USA)
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HARK! THE HERALD PUNDIT SINGS! America's favorite Christmas tradition is now on DVD! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert's Christmas specials every year since 2008... See full summary »

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HARK! THE HERALD PUNDIT SINGS! America's favorite Christmas tradition is now on DVD! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert's Christmas specials every year since 2008. Now, you can experience the joy over and over! Join Stephen and his friends?Toby Keith, Elvis Costello, John Legend, Feist, Willie Nelson, and Jon Stewart ?for a yuletide evening of song, dance and nog-induced dementia. (Parental discretion is advised.) Remember, every time you buy a copy of Stephen Colbert's Christmas Special, an angel gets his wings. Written by Anonymous

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Stephen Colbert: What are you doing in my nativity scene?
Willie Nelson: Stephen, right now I'm so high *you're* hallucinating.
Stephen Colbert: [lifts up his right hand; it appears to be a deer hoof] Whoa.
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Really funny!
25 November 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Stephen Colbert, in his persona from "The Colbert Report", gets stranded in a cabin when he has to do a Christmas special, only to get visited by several acquaintances (all the while trapped by a bear). While I wouldn't call this Christmas special quite as funny as Colbert's show, it's still a hoot. More than an hour-long version of the show, "A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!" also pokes fun at every entertainer who makes a Christmas special every year. Stephen Colbert certainly does a really funny job. Not that I wouldn't expect him to.

Anyway, I definitely recommend this special. It constitutes a true dose of yuletide truthiness!


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