Stephen Colbert set the bar high for his show on Tuesday by announcing a special unofficial reunion from The Daily Show last week. Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Rob Corddry, and Ed Helms rejoined Colbert to look back, share jokes, and bond together over the current political situation. While Colbert did mention James Comey being fired by President Trump to start the show, he had to put it on the back burner for the night.
To open the show, Jon Stewart and Colbert ended up showing the man they’re really serving after leaving their positions over at Comedy Central. With a delicious sandwich in hand and a refreshing Coca-Cola, Stewart and Colbert go to serve current Daily Show host Trevor Noah. It’s fitting, although a little sad when Stewart doesn’t have his own show to promote. At least not yet.
After the monologue, the entire group got together to look back at Colbert’s last day at The Daily Show. It’s a sketch full of fun wigs, frosted tips, yogurt, and jokes about Steve Carell’s body hair. There’s so many little jokes tossed in throughout and visual gags, it’s likely worth its own breakout for fans. Also, having Oliver play Steve Carell really helps to amp up any and all jokes about the Oscar-nominated actor.
I would’ve killed for a new “Even Stevphen” installment, but this was pretty damn good.