April 2009

The Colbert Report episode guides
 

The complete listing of ‘The Colbert Report’ episodes aired during the month of April, 2009.

 
 
 
Episode 5043: Wednesday, April 1, 2009 – Dambisa Moyo
Intro – 4/1/09 | G-20 Summit | French Worker Protests | The Word – Fine Line | Cheating Death – Sperm Sale & Colonoscopies | Dambisa Moyo (Author – “Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way For Africa”) | Hide-and-Seek
 
Episode 5044: Thursday, April 2, 2009 – Biz Stone
Intro – 4/2/09 | Cheney’s Secret Assassination Squad | Cold War Update – Russia, Cuba & Space | Merriam-Webster’s Word’s Worth | Biz Stone (Co-founder and Creative Director of Twitter) | Let Your GPS Be Your Guide
 
Episode 5045: Monday, April 6, 2009 – Rich Lowry
Intro – 4/6/09 | Body Loss | Un-American News – Rest of the World | Obama’s European Trip – Tom Brokaw (Television Journalist and Author – “Boom!: Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the ’60s and Today”) | Space Module: Colbert – Urine Recycling Room | Rich Lowry (Editor – “National Review”) | Make Lemonade
 
Episode 5046: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 – Queen Noor | Dan Maffei
Intro – 4/7/09 | Queen Noor’s Royal Treatment | The Word – Morally Bankrupt | Better Know a District – New York’s 25th – Dan Maffei | Queen Noor of Jordan | Hiccup-Free
 
Episode 5047: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 – Phil Bronstein
Staff Cameo: Peter Grosz (as Moses)
Intro – 4/8/09 | Birkat Hachama – Stephen Frees His Jews | Where and When Is Stephen Going to the Persian Gulf? – Bahrain | Alpha Dog of the Week – Ted Stevens | Phil Bronstein (Editor – “The San Francisco Chronicle”) | Electronic Edition
 
Episode 5048: Thursday, April 9, 2009 – Bart Ehrman
Workers’ Comp Temptation | ThreatDown – Robert Gates, Dog Seders & Obama | The Enemy Within – Hedgehogs | Bart Ehrman (Author – “Jesus, Interrupted”) | Stephen’s Severed Head
 
Episode 5049: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 – Susie Orbach | Sunita Williams
Cameo: Justin Purnell (as Justin)
Intro – 4/14/09 | Clarence Thomas’ New Job | The Word – Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too | Space Module: Colbert – Sunita Williams (NASA Astronaut) | Susie Orbach (Author – “Bodies”) | Goodnight, Helen
 
Episode 5050: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 – Jim Lehrer | Aaron Schock
Intro – 4/15/09 | Obama Denies Habeas Corpus | Tax Atax | Better Know a District – Illinois’ 18th – Aaron Schock | Jim Lehrer (News Anchor – “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer”) | Homework Assignment
 
Episode 5051: Thursday, April 16, 2009 – Douglas Kmiec | Kanishk Tharoor
Staff Cameo: Peter Grosz (as Gay Husband)
Intro – 4/16/09 | Teabagging Protests | The Colbert Coalition’s Anti-Gay Marriage Ad | Indian Elections – Kanishk Tharoor (Associate Editor – OpenDemocracy.net) | Douglas Kmiec (Professor of Constitutional Law at Pepperdine University School of Law) | Goodnight Salute
 
Episode 5052: Monday, April 20, 2009 – Joe Arpaio
Intro – 4/20/09 | Castro Death Wish List | Anger’s Aweigh | Maersk Alabama – Ken Quinn (Second Mate) | Tip/Wag – Texas Secession & MACA | Joe Arpaio (Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona) | Stephen’s Only Regrets
 
Episode 5053: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 – Mike Krzyzewski
Intro – 4/21/09 | George Will’s Demon Denim | The Word – Stressed Position | Who’s Riding My Coattails Now? – Blown Away by the USA | Mike Krzyzewski (Coach of Duke University Men’s Basketball) | Special DVD Commentary
 
Episode 5054: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 – Ira Glass
Intro – 4/22/09 | “The Price Is Right” Goes Green | Summit of All Fears | Where and When Is Stephen Going to the Persian Gulf? – Qatar | Ira Glass (Host – “This American Life”) | Never Go to Bed Angry
 
Episode 5055: Thursday, April 23, 2009 – Elizabeth Bintliff
Intro – 4/23/09 | America Does Not Swear On Camera | The Word – Brunt Double | Illegitimate Grandson of an Alligator | Elizabeth Bintliff (Heifer International) | Goodnight, Daisy
 
Episode 5056: Monday, April 27, 2009 – The Decemberists
Intro – 4/27/09 | Days of Swine and Doses | Shout Out – Kids Edition | Craziest F#?king Thing I’ve Ever Heard – Fir Tree Lung | A Rare Correction – Stephen Eats an Ewok | The Decemberists (Album – “The Hazards of Love”) | The Decemberists – “The Wanting Comes in Waves”
 
Episode 5057: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 – Daniel Gross | Richard Engel
Intro – 4/28/09 | Arlen Specter Contracts Donkey Flu | Where and When Is Stephen Going to the Persian Gulf? – Correspondents | Who’s Not Honoring Me Now? – Emmys | Foreign Reporting – Richard Engel (NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent) | Daniel Gross (Author – “Dumb Money: How our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation”) | No Animals Were Harmed
 
Episode 5058: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 – David Kessler
Intro – 4/29/09 | Ahmadinejad Steals Obama’s Slogan | I’s On Edjukashun – Textbooks, AmeriCorps & Strip-Search | Enemy Swine: A Pigcalypse Now | David Kessler (Author – “The End of Overeating”) | Feet Teeth
 
Episode 5059: Thursday, April 30, 2009 – Ethan Nadelmann | Jonathan Alter
Intro – 4/30/09 | President Obama – The First 14 Mondays | Obama’s First 14 Mondays – Jonathan Alter (Senior Editor – “Newsweek” Magazine) | Ethan Nadelmann (Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance) | The After Show