February 2009

The Colbert Report episode guides
 

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

 
 
 
Episode 5017: Monday, February 2, 2009 – Dan Zaccagnino
Staff Cameo: Jay Katsir (as Jay the Intern)
Intro – 2/2/09 | The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act | It Could Be Worse – Iceland | Nailed ‘Em – Amtrak Photographer | Dan Zaccagnino (Founder, Indabamusic.com) | So Long, Farewell
 
Episode 5018: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 – Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Intro – 2/3/09 | Tom Daschle Steps Down | The Word – Army of One | Colbert Platinum – Ass-Covering Edition | Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Author – “Lincoln on Race and Slavery”) | All the Show We Have Time For
 
Episode 5019: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 – Steve Martin
Intro – 2/4/09 | Stephen Verbally Thrashes Steve Martin | Yahweh or No Way – The Super Bowl | Who’s Not Honoring Me Now? – The Grammy Awards | Steve Martin (Actor – “Pink Panther 2” and Musician – “The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo”) | Tell Your Friends
 
Episode 5020: Thursday, February 5, 2009 – Jonah Lehrer | James Surowiecki
Intro – 2/5/09 | Stelephant Colbert the Elephant Seal | Economic Stimulus Debate | Economic Stimulus Bill – James Surowiecki (Journalist – “The New Yorker”) | Alpha Dog of the Week – Boy Scouts of America | Jonah Lehrer (Author – “How We Decide”) | Keep Your Friends Close
 
Episode 5021: Monday, February 9, 2009 – TV On The Radio
Intro – 2/9/09 | The New Word Czar | ThreatDown – Gay Divorce | Al Gore Steals Stephen’s Grammy | TV On The Radio (Album – “Dear Science”) | TV On The Radio – “Dancing Choose”
 
Episode 5022: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 – Robert Ballard
Intro – 2/10/09 | The Visa Black Card | The Word – Loyal Opposition | Shout Out – Honey, Counterterrorism & an Old Guard Flag | Robert Ballard (Marine Archeologist) | You Look Like Stephen
 
Episode 5023: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 – Steven Pinker | Eleanor Holmes Norton
Intro – 2/11/09 | Westminster Dog Show Snub – Formula 40-Woof | DC Voting Rights Act – Eleanor Holmes Norton (Congresswoman for the District of Columbia) | Truth From the Gut | Steven Pinker (Evolutionary Psychologist) | Good Night — Except for the West Coast
 
Episode 5024: Thursday, February 12, 2009 – Adam Gopnik
Obama Poster Debate – David Ross and Ed Colbert | The DaColbert Code – Oscar Predictions | Adam Gopnik (Author – “Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life”) | Goodbye, Conan O’Brien
 
Episode 5025: Monday, February 23, 2009 – Helen Fisher | Father James Martin
Intro – 2/23/09 | Stephen’s Prayer Day | Turning to Religion – Jim Martin (Jesuit Priest) | Stephen’s Moral Dimension | Helen Fisher (Author – “Why Time, Why Her: Finding Real Love by Understanding Your Personality Type”) | Breaded Fish Sticks
 
Episode 5026: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 – Cliff Sloan
Mardi Gras Celebrations | 1997 Flashback | Bears & Balls – Company Bailouts | Nailed ‘Em – Buffet Crime | Cliff Sloan (Author – “The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court”) | Happy Mardi Gras
 
Episode 5027: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 – John Fetterman
Intro – 2/25/09 | Obama’s Congressional Address & Jindal’s Response | The Word – Ablacknophobia | Tip/Wag – Gorilla Crabs and Gandhi’s Shoes | John Fetterman (Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania) | Analog TV
 
Episode 5028: Thursday, February 26, 2009 – Kris Kristofferson
Intro – 2/26/09 | Claire McCaskill’s Twittering | The Word – The Swede Hereafter | Conservative Rap Battle – Stephen Challenges Michael Steele | Kris Kristofferson (Musician and Actor) | Kris Kristofferson – “Help Me Make It Through the Night”