We’ve already covered a lot of Stephen Colbert’s first episode as host of The Late Show, from his first Mentalist-threatened monologue, his tribute to David Letterman and the Ed Sullivan Theater, and his long-awaited ribbing of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. It’s been a while, but, thankfully, Colbert is back and all of those fears that he couldn’t be funny can be (we think) put to bed.
That said, there’s a few moments we didn’t cover individually that deserve a little highlight in this recap of the premiere episode. It was a good start to what will hopefully be a long run on CBS, and one that should provide a good alternative to the late night offerings from the other networks. Anyway, here’s the best of the rest: