Late Show First Drafts: Father's Day

  • Published on Jun 17, 2017
  • Stephen pulls a fellow dad from the audience to examine faulty first attempts on Father's Day cards.
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Comments • 246

  • Francis Mausley
    Francis Mausley Year ago

    December 5 - Father's Day in many countries..... Happy Father's day....."Say, O My people! Show honour to your parents and pay homage to them. This will cause blessings to descend upon you from the clouds of the bounty of your Lord, the Exalted, the Great." - Baha’u’llah, Lights of Guidance

  • Teresa L
    Teresa L 2 years ago

    Theres such a fuss before he starts reading the cards that when he begins reading they are a bit of a let down

  • E Nur
    E Nur 2 years ago

    Colbert should adopt me😂😂😂

  • Sha Zank
    Sha Zank 2 years ago

    Crack a cold one with colbert!

  • alexis edwards
    alexis edwards 2 years ago

    react Does anyone hear better than this variant# ...

  • MrFantocan
    MrFantocan 2 years ago

    Stephen was not nice this time, kind of rude to the father, and also to all fathers, why fathers day is less important?
    No having a baby does not make you more important, unless the father was not there.

  • Dr.Mouni Reddy
    Dr.Mouni Reddy 2 years ago

    Anyone notice that Stephen isn't actually seeing the cards while reading them ??

  • deets987
    deets987 2 years ago

    did that dude get a boondock saints tattoo put on upside down?

  • xailé
    xailé 2 years ago

    too bad, I've got five first names XD

  • Elizabeth Encalada
    Elizabeth Encalada 2 years ago

    Why was Stephen alone for Father's day? :(

  • Hope for Christ
    Hope for Christ 2 years ago

    I love your guest. everything about him screams military personality, his facial expressions at the cards are great.

  • Root Directory
    Root Directory 2 years ago

    Stephen Cold Beer

  • Smashing Pots
    Smashing Pots 2 years ago

    I half expected a Ruth Bader Ginsburg joke there

  • code99k
    code99k 2 years ago

    Nothing is as good as the Monologues!

  • wankstankonia
    wankstankonia 2 years ago

    This segment sucks. It seems like a time filler. Woulda been better just extending the monologue.

  • American Pi
    American Pi 2 years ago

    host of the show, guest.
    wow. dick move.

  • BCundergroundHIPHOP
    BCundergroundHIPHOP 2 years ago

    I'll drink a cold beer from Steven Colbert. Barrrrrsss

  • blackfear jays
    blackfear jays 2 years ago


  • Fifthelement203
    Fifthelement203 2 years ago +1

    Ruth is hot as hell!

  • krish tharu
    krish tharu 2 years ago

    They look like young parents. So sweet ❤️

  • Lavender Ocean
    Lavender Ocean 2 years ago

    Ben's a good sport.

  • Lord Slayer
    Lord Slayer 2 years ago

    What is Brady bunch?

  • Harley Quinn
    Harley Quinn 2 years ago +1

    "Cracking open a cold one with Colbert"🍻

  • Harley Quinn
    Harley Quinn 2 years ago

    "Thank you for putting on pants"👍😂

  • Kary Francisco
    Kary Francisco 2 years ago

    "We Brady Bunched it"
    That's an awesome phrase to use for those situations!

  • siqi yang
    siqi yang 2 years ago

    If you want learn some Chinese for free .you can contact me.I am a Chinese student.I want to improve my spoken English.

  • Beesh Alzayed
    Beesh Alzayed 2 years ago

    Who here hates their father ? 🤚🏻

  • Jonathan Amir
    Jonathan Amir 2 years ago

    Damn, Ben is charming af.

  • AKorigami
    AKorigami 2 years ago


  • joebstarsurfer
    joebstarsurfer 2 years ago

    A real dad awkward in front of the camera.Rubbish cards.

  • randell wadley
    randell wadley 2 years ago +1

    hope you burn in bottem layer of hell satan little boy

  • EM Davila
    EM Davila 2 years ago

    God loves you and wants you to know Him so He can fill you with peace and give you real life -- forever. "God loved the people of this world so much that He gave His only son, so that everyone who has faith in Him will have eternal life and never die." Jesus said, "I came so that everyone would have life, and have it in its fullest."
    Jesus Christ is God's Son. He is the only One who can bring us back to God. Jesus died on the Cross and rose from the grave. He paid the penalty for our sin and bridged the gap between God and people.
    "There is only one God, and Christ Jesus is the only One who can bring us to God." "Christ died once for our sins. An innocent person died for those who are guilty. Christ did this to bring you to God."
    God has provided the only way - we must make the choice.
    We must trust Jesus Christ to forgive our sins and receive Him as our Savior and serve Him as our Lord. "As many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believed on His name."
    Would you like to give your life over to Jesus Christ right now? If so, you can pray the following prayer and accept Jesus as your Savior:
    Dear Lord Jesus,
    I know that I am a sinner and need Your forgiveness. I believe that You died on the cross for my sins and rose from the grave to give me life. I know You are the only way to God. So now I want to quit disobeying You and start living for You. Please forgive me, change my life and show me how to know You. In Jesus' name. Amen.
    Spend time with God each day. It does not have to be a long period of time. Just develop the daily habit of praying to Him and reading His Word. Ask God to increase your faith and your understanding of the Bible.Seek fellowship with other followers of Jesus. Develop a group of believing friends to answer your questions and support you.Find a local church where you can worship God.

  • 1KRAZM F
    1KRAZM F 2 years ago

    Chug that beer and stop with the pussy swigs

  • proud democrat
    proud democrat 2 years ago

    weaponized immigration is the only way we can defeat the republican party for good fuck white people

  • nekkid fiddler
    nekkid fiddler 2 years ago

    buying and selling children Steven.

  • freedom1234573
    freedom1234573 2 years ago

    too true

  • nekkid fiddler
    nekkid fiddler 2 years ago

    what about the fathers that have had there children taken because the did not have a shit ton of money in court to fight the system that screws poor men on a daily basis can hear about that Steven.

  • Martin Kruták
    Martin Kruták 2 years ago

    That steel habit at the end when Stephen always says the name od the guest and what hes promoting :D He realized in the middle

  • The Driver
    The Driver 2 years ago

    Watching Stephen interact with regular people is way more entertaining than with celebrities (unless it's James Franco).

  • High Heel Knight
    High Heel Knight 2 years ago

    We Brady Bunched It = LOL

  • Adolfo Hoyos
    Adolfo Hoyos 2 years ago

    Lamest lame lame is lame

  • ErykaSoleil
    ErykaSoleil 2 years ago

    Not a fan of these segments, but I liked this guest (too bad him and Colbert seemed a little uncomfortable with each other).

  • Jake Marsing
    Jake Marsing 2 years ago

    I want them to get Jon more involved in the comedy pieces. He's got a lot to offer. Send him out on the street, send him to weird music festivals.

  • Jake Marsing
    Jake Marsing 2 years ago

    I want them to get Jon more involved in the comedy pieces. He's got a lot to offer. Send him out on the street, send him to weird music festivals.

  • richard phillips
    richard phillips 2 years ago

    The USA has done more to destroy Fatherhood and Masculinity then any other country in the World! Yet it celebrates Father's day? The USA perpetuates more lies & deception then any country in the world! FEMINISM HAS KILLED THE FAMILY & FATHERHOOD!!! THE USA HAS DESTROYED A MAN'S ABILITY TO BE A FATHER! IN THE NAME OF WOMEN & AND THEIR EVIL FEMINIST IDEOLOGY!

  • Saibal Ghosh
    Saibal Ghosh 2 years ago

    libtards are so fucked up .whats wrong with father day u lunatic ?

  • meyoua
    meyoua 2 years ago

    Stephen should have the participant read the "final draft" card so they're actually participating, not just handing him cards.

  • Fernando Ullate
    Fernando Ullate 2 years ago

    I feel your pain Stephen. I'll be alone as well.

  • Laurie Jean
    Laurie Jean 2 years ago +1

    I just wanna wrap John Batiste up and put him in my pocket... maybe with a little pocket accordion

  • sanjuansteve
    sanjuansteve 2 years ago

    My Republican father can't stop telling me he thinks all Muslims are either terrorists or supporting terrorism and that he'd like to give both sides in the Middle East nukes to let "them" turn themselves to glass (obviously including millions of women, children, etc. and he says that to me even knowing I have friends and people I consider as brothers in the region. A few years ago he said it again and I finally told him to fuck off (1st time ever). His reaction was to get in my face and threaten me physically. lol #HappyFathersDay #WeAreTerrorists #FuckRepublicanIgnorance

  • Billy Cohan
    Billy Cohan 2 years ago

    Stephen Coldbeert.

  • Midnight Sonnet
    Midnight Sonnet 2 years ago

    That guest needs to learn how to laugh more often. Way too serious for being on a comedy program. I know he was in the military and that probably scarred him for life, but you're free now, buddy. It's okay to smile. Yes, I'd be nervous if I was on stage with Stephen, but I'd probably be laughing and having a good time. :) I mean, come on! How often can someone say they got to be on stage with Colbert? MILK THAT EXPERIENCE FOR ALL ITS WORTH!!! :D

  • Natalee  Steele
    Natalee Steele 2 years ago

    Ruth is so pretty aw!

  • Ronny Shama
    Ronny Shama 2 years ago

    Stephen cold-beer should be your nickname

  • Markamanic
    Markamanic 2 years ago

    Did Stephen just miss Ben saying they live in Charleston?

  • EldritchPixel
    EldritchPixel 2 years ago


  • tootz1950
    tootz1950 2 years ago +2

    How can such talented writers write so many unfunny lines? Hey, at least I called them talented. And writers.

  • ScarletSusan
    ScarletSusan 2 years ago

    The importance of lawn care and pushing down emotions? Holy shit, Stephen knows my father?!?!

  • Ilyes David
    Ilyes David 2 years ago

    omfg italian really prefer this result dehuly" freshman ..

    BRUTE FARCE 2 years ago

    I wish Colbert would Repeal and Replace his cackling, jabbering "bandleader." SO intrusive and NOT humorous. And again, it sounds like he's playing piano with his elbows.

  • Andrew Thomsen
    Andrew Thomsen 2 years ago

    should've gotten the guy who said "i'll come"

  • William Taylor
    William Taylor 2 years ago

    This trucker said he was superman, i feel sorry for superman, hes gonna come back as abitch sucking off 14 dudes. I didnt need thatt, Im a dude named superman. I aint hurt no man in 35 years, im a saint, my own sister gave me the grave.

  • Richard Silver
    Richard Silver 2 years ago +2

    Ah yes, the old "Mothers are better because they carried a baby to term". I know so many "mothers" that use their babies as weapons, or just ignore them. Being a parent, being there, is the hard part. I've had kidney stones. I know the level of pain in childbirth, and I respect that. Too many check out after that and expect that they get a lifetime of respect. Being a parent doesn't end when you finish pushing.
    Really tired of society shitting on fathers, and men in general, 364 days a year.

  • intoxicary
    intoxicary 2 years ago

    Funniest moment was right at the end when Colbert points to the guest and says "Ben..... Keith."
    That moment of terror when he's cycling through all the dudes names trying to remember which one was last. Haha.

  • Melra
    Melra 2 years ago

    I don't know if it was a joke that father's day isn't as important as mother's day or not. I hope so.

  • JJ Wubs music
    JJ Wubs music 2 years ago

    I keep hearing "But the first giraffe said..." :) (and now you cannot unhear it)

  • Daisyslayer Films
    Daisyslayer Films 2 years ago +5

    I bet Ben is great at parties.

  • beatz04
    beatz04 2 years ago

    First card a bit racist, no ?

  • FrancineHighC
    FrancineHighC 2 years ago

    I actually have gotten high with my dad... lol

  • Michael Haneline
    Michael Haneline 2 years ago

    My dad died earlier this year. :(

  • Junior 2013
    Junior 2013 2 years ago

    I never thought dad's should be celebrated for being a dads , having kids is a good enough gift

  • Shannon Jacobs
    Shannon Jacobs 2 years ago +2

    Maybe it works better in the context of the full show, but as an extract here on RU-clip, it just doesn't feel very funny to me. Or maybe it's just dying in the shade cast by email spam from Hallmark?
    Getting off topic, but it makes me realize that the idea of cards may be dead in itself. Obviously Hallmark is sending the spam in desperation. Since the spam began I have resolved to tell anyone who sent me such a card not to do it again--but all my "greetings" and "thanks" arrive by other channels (except for a few New Years cards, and I've never received one that was printed by Hallmark).

  • Judi O'Regan
    Judi O'Regan 2 years ago

    Ben's missus is one lucky lady. He's smart, brave and ... yuh ... gotta say it ... kinda cute!! Sempa Fie!!

  • Sandra Aviles
    Sandra Aviles 2 years ago


    BURCHDOG 2 years ago

    Nothing compare to when Dave talks with the audience. This is just stilted and awkward

  • kjs1968
    kjs1968 2 years ago

    damn he is cute!

  • Viscera Trocar
    Viscera Trocar 2 years ago +1

    That jarhead is way out of his element.

  • Tucker Bowen
    Tucker Bowen 2 years ago

    0:50 Stephen channels Freddy Krueger

  • S. M.
    S. M. 2 years ago

    Enjoy Father's Day. Spend the day tweeting!

  • Ron Tropics
    Ron Tropics 2 years ago +2

    I was in the army so I can't be a friend to my child?

  • James Lo
    James Lo 2 years ago +2

    Stephen Cold-beer Colbert

  • Total Control 871
    Total Control 871 2 years ago +1

    Ben didn't you know Stephen can't go 5 mins without talking about dick?

  • Impervious
    Impervious 2 years ago +8

    The premise of the segment seems so strange. He just talks to a random audience member, and then has them hand him premade cards? Why not change the segment so it's something interactive where the guest can guess something or come up with a line, and Stephen can play off of it in some way, more like an improv segment.
    Doing nothing but making small side comments and reading off the premade cards is boring.

  • pakjin007
    pakjin007 2 years ago +1

    What does "briddy brunch" mean?

    • pakjin007
      pakjin007 2 years ago

      popuri oh Ok, thanks

    • alto
      alto 2 years ago +3

      it's "the brady bunch", which was a tv show about 2 families combining when the father of one group of kids and the mom of another group of kids got married

  • Julian Ramirez
    Julian Ramirez 2 years ago

    step garlic shower case until gather machine airline.

  • SuperBellyflop
    SuperBellyflop 2 years ago +5

    this was 10 kinds of unconfortable

  • Ashcool
    Ashcool 2 years ago +2

    Ruth is pretty... John Benjamin Roy Keith is a lucky guy!

  • quantumperception
    quantumperception 2 years ago +5

    Ben played a great stiff straight-man.

  • MythicTyrant
    MythicTyrant 2 years ago +2

    Ben did NOT look happy XD

  • thenormalstate
    thenormalstate 2 years ago +8

    This is so awkward I can't 😂

  • Kristen Febey
    Kristen Febey 2 years ago +5

    .... "I'll come"....

  • RIXRADvidz
    RIXRADvidz 2 years ago

    a Southern Mom for Mother's Day First Giraffes...and now a Southern Dad, 4 first names, for Father's Day First Drafts.....trying to show that there ARE humorous intelligent Southerners...rare as they are.....probably saw the 2 of the 7 out there....

  • Jamie Roby
    Jamie Roby 2 years ago

    I prefer Father's Day over Mother's Day. (My moms and evil bitch)

  • Mark Summers
    Mark Summers 2 years ago +12

    what kind of sick fuck let's their kid join the American army?

  • Terncote
    Terncote 2 years ago +4

    Boxer shorts? Only if we are expecting company.

  • Gary Whitelock
    Gary Whitelock 2 years ago +1

    This segment would have worked better if he got more of a Hank Hill type of dad

  • Tommy Davidson
    Tommy Davidson 2 years ago

    no one cares about your anti tobacco ad

  • Bonzulac
    Bonzulac 2 years ago

    4:06 --How long until the first puchline. Totally not worth it.

  • allisworld1isme
    allisworld1isme 2 years ago +9

    Ruth looks so young she could be his daughter

  • Pixie Dust
    Pixie Dust 2 years ago +10

    I liked this guest. Very cooperative and nice! :) Happy father's day to all the daddies out there! ^.^

    • Endi Gradzy
      Endi Gradzy 2 years ago +1

      OORAH USMC Dads!!! Happy Fathers' Day, all!!