Colbert Looks Back At America's Epic Fall

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  • Published on Nov 27, 2018
  • Try as they might, Stephen and Jon find there's no escaping the unavoidable news cycle. In this edition of 'America: Epic Fall,' they look back at the best monologue moments from the autumn.
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Comments • 884

  • JustTheFactsMa'am
    JustTheFactsMa'am 3 months ago

    Well to be fair Colbert is an expert on epic failure. Just look at his show. Spamming everyone on RU-clip. Imagine if actual content creators got this kind of treatment. Your letting me down RU-clip. Stop giving these corporate hacks access to me. STOP spamming me.

  • JustTheFactsMa'am
    JustTheFactsMa'am 4 months ago

    You leftist are all about projection. Shouldn’t you be looking at the corporate owned media’s epic and hilarious fall from power. With everyone owning a camera these days it’s harder and harder for liars to lie. Oh and stop using corporate money to spam me. You out of touch parasite.

  • Carolyn Grinberg
    Carolyn Grinberg 4 months ago

    haha...no, LOL...no, ROFL...no, ROFLMAO. Now, back to reality and tears....

  • Luliby
    Luliby 4 months ago

    I enjoy your punny title there Colbert & Late Show people.

  • Arushi Tiwari
    Arushi Tiwari 4 months ago +1

    I can't help but be immensely in love with Stephen Colbert.

  • Denita Wright
    Denita Wright 4 months ago

    A book and black men.

  • Aman Jassal
    Aman Jassal 5 months ago

    Does Colbert ever invite regular folks to talk with him or is he too detached to bother ?

  • Mike Stevens
    Mike Stevens 5 months ago

    yes ! the comedains are what s wrong , who who whom left them in charge , the ironic world's getting sacked by doctor sardonicus . bottom rails on top , now !

  • Maria Hammarström
    Maria Hammarström 5 months ago

    "What are you going to do with a normal boring person here?"
    "REAL journalism, probably..?"

  • J. Muller
    J. Muller 5 months ago

    If America ever does really fall, it will be because of people that watch and believe morons like this man.

  • Cheryl Rabe
    Cheryl Rabe 5 months ago

    So funny I need meds after this one. Trump is a waste and very good to see how to get him tomorrow to resign. He never will. How does a moron get into office. He's already lost his rupee tupee playing golf.If Melania hasn't already stolen his balls to run faster then a chicken sandwich from McDonald's.

  • Sophia Castle
    Sophia Castle 5 months ago

    7:34 he's spotting (focusing on one point while turning) so much better than i can 😮
    Did he ever do dance or what??? Am I a fake dancer??

  • Tots Mini
    Tots Mini 5 months ago

    Brilliant!!!

  • Rimrock300
    Rimrock300 5 months ago

    It's really really terrible, most terrible time in history! US economy and number of people in work highest in decades! CAN IT GET WORSE! It need to BE STOPPED!! REVERSED!!! NOOOOOW!!

  • hobbicles28
    hobbicles28 5 months ago

    Two men, a progressive and an alt right member were sitting next to each other on a plane.
    During the flight, The alt righter, is extolling the virtues and greatness of trump and the benefits of being a trump supporter and why the progressive is just plain wrong.
    The alt righter got more heated as he tried in vain to change the progressive’s mind on Trump.
    All of a sudden the plane’s engine began to sputter and eventually it failed and the plane started going down.
    Minutes later the plane crashed into the ocean.
    Now Almost Everyone on board was instantly killed except the two men.
    However Both men were mortally wounded and because they were trying to survive, an conserve energy, both had stopped arguing about politics.
    With only moments left to live, the progressive turned to the alt righter and says “as my dying wish I want to wear all your maga gear, Because I have seen the light an I am now a proud supporter of trump. “
    The alt righter said in shock and confusion “why, after all our arguments and of course your lifelong allegiance to democratic ideals are you now supporting trump?”
    The progressive with blood pouring out his mouth an nose whispers with his last breath, “Well I figure it's better that two alt righters die than simply one.”
    Hahahahaha

  • Odilon Duarte Tergilene

    A disse muito frases dão conta

  • Socratease 1
    Socratease 1 5 months ago

    Good stuff.

  • Mark G
    Mark G 5 months ago

    Great montage... if that’s how it’s spelt. Please don’t vote trump in a second time....please america

  • Kevin Knight
    Kevin Knight 5 months ago

    2012 thru 2016

  • Kevin Knight
    Kevin Knight 5 months ago

    Simple...2012 thru 2016..

  • Stella Umeh
    Stella Umeh 5 months ago

    He looks soooo good with a beard

  • Kevin Garrett
    Kevin Garrett 5 months ago

    I stopped watching Colbert in 2016 when he stopped being a comedian and became a political commentator. I thought I'd drop in and see if he was still talking about Trump, and I see that he is. Too bad. He used to be funny. I miss the Colbert of The Colbert Report. Whatever happened to that guy? Guess his humor glands dried up and blew away. So sad. He used to be funny.

  • 420 Monster
    420 Monster 5 months ago

    I said it before and I'll say it again "I always give Colbert's videos a like even before i start watching them because he never fails to make me laugh"

  • JustTheFactsMa'am
    JustTheFactsMa'am 5 months ago

    The good old days when our economy was in the toilet. When Obama used the rear exit of Air Force one while selling us out to China. I want more double deficit spending and laughable foreign policy’s. Also stop spamming my news feed and how many of these 1 million views are bots. I’m guessing 900k. PS you suck donkey bologna.

  • JustTheFactsMa'am
    JustTheFactsMa'am 5 months ago

    I miss the good old Obama days. When North Korea was launching middles every week, Russian fighters were constantly in our air space and ISIS was running amuck.

  • ggthewhale
    ggthewhale 5 months ago +1

    Are you dealing blackjack LMFAOOOOOO

  • George B. Wolffsohn
    George B. Wolffsohn 5 months ago

    Spreading b*ll sh*t ?
    I thought it meant sharing paper towels.
    My bad.

  • Patrick Carroll
    Patrick Carroll 5 months ago

    Clip shows are a fail

  • Antony bro
    Antony bro 5 months ago

    Reeking of privilege ..... Kavanaugh

  • Carrie
    Carrie 5 months ago

    @)705.....the Obama speech.....that comeback plea and face....I hollered!!

  • Lakshmi1118
    Lakshmi1118 5 months ago

    The animation is cool.

  • Marie J
    Marie J 5 months ago

    Why should you become righteous NOW?
    2 Peter 2:4-9 (NIV) For if God did not spare
    angels when they sinned, but sent them to HELL,
    putting them in chains of darkness to be held for judgment;
    if he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood
    on its UNGODLY people, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness,
    and seven others; if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by
    BURNING THEM TO ASHES, and made them an example of WHAT IS GOING
    TO HAPPEN TO THE UNGODLY; and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was
    distressed by the depraved conduct of the lawless (for that righteous man, living among
    them day after day, was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard)-
    if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the UNRIGHTEOUS for PUNISHMENT on the day of judgment. I know it is hard to do what is right all the time,
    but I want to warn you, so that you have time to change. Love ya!

  • Geuse
    Geuse 5 months ago

    Orange man bad

  • Halo Jones
    Halo Jones 5 months ago

    After we prevent brexit, you're all welcome

  • frootloop edibles
    frootloop edibles 5 months ago

    Oh my gooooooooooooooooooooood Stephen, explain this title and the poor decisions that led to it

  • Jimmy Guitar
    Jimmy Guitar 5 months ago

    "#MeToo" (3:45) has to be the Punchline of the Year

  • Jimmy Guitar
    Jimmy Guitar 5 months ago

    They shoulda put a cowboy hat and mascara on the Mole People drummer. That woulda been funny AF.

  • is everybody in *
    is everybody in * 5 months ago

    stephen, you were never at the cool table in high school were you

  • Deathnote2539
    Deathnote2539 5 months ago

    Do you think we miss videos we watched all of them one after another we don't need recaps -.- no one likes recaps

  • Jaywalk 2020
    Jaywalk 2020 5 months ago

    Trump's Ship of Fools.

  • Joshua Sweetvale
    Joshua Sweetvale 5 months ago

    "Fall" as in "...of Rome"

  • Jamie D.
    Jamie D. 5 months ago

    I just want to say... The beard was very dapper looking.

  • Brandon Dollar
    Brandon Dollar 5 months ago

    *Is this your boat?*

  • Good Messenger Jennifer 2.0/Malak

    Nice ear ColberT.

  • J Qarrillo
    J Qarrillo 5 months ago

    its liek the clinate goes up and down

  • Liz Lexis
    Liz Lexis 5 months ago

    Colbert that goatee was a keeper..

  • Joseph Van Zandt
    Joseph Van Zandt 5 months ago +1

    I have heard that Colbert actually pays people to sit in the audience and clap at his political pronouncements and laugh at his jokes.

  • Luna Azule
    Luna Azule 5 months ago

    WTHell WAS Trump doing with those hand gestures? He's such a freak. Educated American's are embarrassed.

    • Geuse
      Geuse 5 months ago

      Luna Azule Obviously you aren’t educated since you can’t use apostrophes correctly.

  • foodpoisoning2
    foodpoisoning2 5 months ago

    How could you say that Trump saying you got a boat out of it is disrespectful or whatever. You don't even know the conversation. Maybe the homeowner and Trump were joking around about the boat... You don't even know how people talk to each other in real life. It's sad...

    • DEATH EX
      DEATH EX 5 months ago

      He probably knows more about what happened than you given that you know nothing

  • The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo.

    Americas Epic Fail is the fact that a percentage if the population cannot handle the fact that someone was elected president that they don't like so they believe its their job to be the resistance and drive him out. No. You do not have the right to do that. You do have the right to vote in the next election and try to have a candidate that you like voted in. This whole belief of being the "resistance" is self centered naursasitic thinking of being more important than you really are.

  • 0The0Web0
    0The0Web0 5 months ago

    yes its about time to customize controls

  • littleblueclovers
    littleblueclovers 5 months ago +1

    >Animates Colbert
    >Real Colbert is more expressive

  • Russian Bot
    Russian Bot 5 months ago +1

    I love Steven so much that if he invited me to a public lynching I would attend with him

  • Russian Bot
    Russian Bot 5 months ago +1

    The level of fails on the left side has been monumental and catastrophic to your own ideas and agendas lol Said there was no caravan now they’re saying it’s a caravan it wasn’t a mob now they’re saying it’s a mob Yall need to get your shit together. I would be so tired of having to correct myself

    • DEATH EX
      DEATH EX 5 months ago

      Russian Bot wow no one is saying that at all

  • nuns with guns
    nuns with guns 5 months ago

    I guess someone did not make it to reach work today.. ;)

  • The Truth !
    The Truth ! 5 months ago

    Epic fall during a booming economy!?

  • Kathryn Jeanmarie
    Kathryn Jeanmarie 5 months ago

    What happens...When
    .........
    Humor is the best😎🌻

  • Quirt Manly
    Quirt Manly 5 months ago

    Colbert used to be funny, now just sad

  • Monk Amani
    Monk Amani 5 months ago +1

    Well done.

  • Caged Coco
    Caged Coco 5 months ago

    MAKE IT STOP

    • Caged Coco
      Caged Coco 5 months ago

      My phone autocompleted this

  • zomaarwat9
    zomaarwat9 5 months ago

    Good of you guys to elect that clown for President. It will probably ruin your society but it at least will give the rest of us a good laugh doing so.

  • R C
    R C 5 months ago +1

    #WalkAway

  • Stout Shako
    Stout Shako 5 months ago

    #BringBackTheBeard

  • MrDirkrader
    MrDirkrader 5 months ago +1

    Oh my. So many sheeple wtf. yall r takin all this stuff hes saying for humor that's based on debunked rumors from super left wing hit pieces. Then he tries to make all the left wing issues look like like tiny jokes. Trumps got a lot of problems but to think hes wrong all the time and some comedian is right on policy is laughably stupid. Hes a fkin comedian.

    • MrDirkrader
      MrDirkrader 5 months ago

      +DEATH EX bro u act like the world is ending since trump took office. Has he done a single thing that has negatively affected u? I'm gna gess not but the MSM has deliriously screamed orange man bad for years so people who don't bother to critically think r ok with others telling them what to think. Almost all of what the guy said was based on unproven rumors.

    • DEATH EX
      DEATH EX 5 months ago

      And Trump is a grifter and a con man and what exactly did he say that has been confirmed a rumour.

    • MrDirkrader
      MrDirkrader 5 months ago

      +bubble bath as one would expect

    • bubble bath
      bubble bath 5 months ago

      you lost me at sheeple

  • Alltime Conspiracies
    Alltime Conspiracies 5 months ago

    Thank goodness people like you are out there, holding politicians to account.

  • R.L Jordan
    R.L Jordan 5 months ago

    Steve King getting reelected pretty much sums america up for me. Throw the whole nation in the trash

  • LonelySoulSearcher
    LonelySoulSearcher 5 months ago

    #Colbeard

  • saultube44
    saultube44 5 months ago

    And the beard is back! hahahahaha. Fear, the emotion Drumpf always feel and is drived by. Writing about driving, Cavanough is like one of those Brazilian cars that runs only on Ethanol

  • The OzChoz
    The OzChoz 5 months ago

    Anyone else read this as "Colbert Looks Back at America's Epic Fail" and wondering which one?

  • Azuki Island
    Azuki Island 5 months ago

    The best part of being animated is the fact you can shave and grow your beard instantly.

  • The Gorn
    The Gorn 5 months ago

    NPCs. Be sure to laugh after every pause.

  • seker7
    seker7 5 months ago

    Cue..Triggered..Inbred...RepugniC#nt'z!!!!

    • Geuse
      Geuse 5 months ago

      seker7 looks like software in your brain corrupted

  • Jae Lynn
    Jae Lynn 5 months ago

    The SCOTUS has lost all credibility with all their right-wing appointments. Between the stolen seat of Merrick Garland, Clarence Thomas's past and Kavanaugh, they should NEVER be given a case to decide b/c we KNOW they will always side with the corporations now, and treat workers even worse!
    Neil Gorsuch said in a decision that he expected a truck driver to freeze to death for his job when his rig broke down, and he was waiting for a repair truck to arrive. He had waited hours when he realized he'd freeze to death if he didn't leave his truck's load and go get gas and come back. Look into it. People who value corporations' profits over humans, should NOT be a judge at all.
    The GOP cheats so they can rig laws in favor of profitable corporations. Why IS NY and VA paying Amazon to build there? Why do Wisconsin tax payers have to pay Foxconn's wages and pay to build their plant? Since WHEN are tax-payers responsible for paying the wages of a private corporation? Amazon is also building a distribution center in Wisconsin, those poor tax-payers are getting hosed up there! NO MORE CORPORATE WELFARE!
    z

  • J Newcomb
    J Newcomb 5 months ago

    0:03 How come Jon has four fingers but Stephen has five? Right after Jon mentions having three fingers, too! And then Jon has 5! 0:11

  • Jae Lynn
    Jae Lynn 5 months ago

    haha. I never got an "alert" on my phone! I guess that means they don't do it for all phones.

  • Walkaway Movement
    Walkaway Movement 5 months ago

    His REAL name is Stephan not Steven. He is as phony as he so called comedy is. VOMIT!

    • DEATH EX
      DEATH EX 5 months ago

      Walkaway Movement ya people tend to misspell his name is that really the argument you want to run with

  • D800Lover
    D800Lover 5 months ago

    Fake news, fake president?

  • Harry Doyle
    Harry Doyle 5 months ago

    Half of the 3 branches of government. Haha sounds like Alexandria Ocasio Cortez.

  • Maya S
    Maya S 5 months ago

    Why do I like cartoon Colbert more than real-life Colbert?

  • Aari Hughes
    Aari Hughes 5 months ago

    Ummm, not here for the white beard

  • Hugo Brown
    Hugo Brown 5 months ago

    More of the animations

  • Habke Nubai
    Habke Nubai 5 months ago

    A thumb is still a finger!arghhh. You're just naming it!

  • Dietrich Schütz
    Dietrich Schütz 5 months ago

    I like it how his beard grew backwards in that mash-up :D

  • MediaMatters IsMyCockHolster

    Colbert just needs to admit he's working for the Chinese, or some other foreign bad actor. This guy is the king of anti-American Trump Hate Propaganda. Jesus.

  • Inspection Negross
    Inspection Negross 5 months ago

    Please talk about *President Trump* more.

  • gotwoh3ll
    gotwoh3ll 5 months ago

    Only failure is keeping Colbert on tv

  • Tele Opinions
    Tele Opinions 5 months ago

    I still can't believe that that Kavanaugh guy found a woman to marry him. Ru Paul can butch it up more than him. When was the last time you saw a drag queen cry?

  • Abigail Andino
    Abigail Andino 5 months ago

    That beard !

  • t v
    t v 5 months ago

    Cyril Colbert

  • Gregory Walpole
    Gregory Walpole 5 months ago

    Jesus Christ, listening to the audience in that anti-caravan Trump rally made me cringe. If Springer had come on stage and handed Trump the paternity tests proving he *was* Don Jr's father it wouldn't have seemed out-of-place.

  • Alex Scher
    Alex Scher 5 months ago

    When did Stephen go animated?

  • Okay So
    Okay So 5 months ago +2

    Climate change needs to be talked about. Contact your local representatives. Demand action. Use your popularity to spread the message. This needs to be talked about daily or else we won't see change. That would mean; No fish, no stable jobs, no health security, massive influx of homelessness, yearly massive wild fires, floods, droughts, air pollution and constant civil unrest. Unless you're filthy stinking rich, you will not have the life you're currently enjoying today if we don't talk about taking climate change action and force industries to go green/renewable.

  • carlynarva
    carlynarva 5 months ago

    That beard needs to come back! 😍

  • Ines Jeffre
    Ines Jeffre 5 months ago

    Can we have some more, please...another episode like this or one a month!

  • Aesysique
    Aesysique 5 months ago

    I'm mad all this shit happened like a month or two ago but it feels like nine or ten months ago.

  • eggory
    eggory 5 months ago

    "It's so nice to be a cartoon because that way we can escape all of the terrible political news that I insist on talking about every single week. Now to celebrate this cartoon moment let's do a montage of all of the most terrible things that have happened in political news in the last year."

  • Ace1King1
    Ace1King1 5 months ago

    Cindy Hyde-Smith just had an OVERWHELMING victory in Mississippi. Proves Republicans rule! The Dems are losers! Big losers!! The nation is moving right. Long live Trump and his administration!

  • Catharine Sloper
    Catharine Sloper 5 months ago

    Some of the most abusive people are highly achieving, if you are to believe some of those "grades" which I suspect are related more to who you know and who you are if you are talking Yale.

  • daniel job
    daniel job 5 months ago

    Oh yeah, I'd completely forgotten about The Caravan! What happened with that again?
    It stopped in Mexico!?
    The Mexican govt is dealing with it!?
    Oh... Okay.

  • mashroob
    mashroob 5 months ago

    If you don't like the news, then why don't you stop regurgitating what they say?