Stephen Colbert Took Down The Chinese ‘Colbert Report’ Rip-Off Last Night And It Was Glorious

“Evidently there is a new TV show in China inspired by me. And by ‘inspired by’ I mean ‘in flagrant violation of intellectual property rights.'” — Stephen Colbert

If you’re at all familiar with Chinese television rip-offs there’s not of whole lot of explanation needed here. Stephen Colbert has been made aware of the flagrant Chinese rip-off of his show, “The Banquet,” and he’s equal parts angered and delighted: “Only the biggest hits get Chinese bootlegged.”

What follows is all pollution jokes you could ever ask for and an introduction to Stephen’s new hard-working Chinese intern, Ja-Mes. Your move, China.

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