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The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Posted: 10/13/2012 12:58 pm

This week was all about the aftermath of the first presidential debate and the anticipation of the only vice presidential debate. Jon Stewart lamented President Obama's failures, Stephen Colbert celebrated Mitt Romney's comeback, and David Letterman tried to figure out why Romney won't come on his show.

With the VP debate happening Thursday night, there wasn't a lot of time for the late night hosts to weigh in, but Jimmy Fallon's recap Friday night through the eyes of Obama and Romney was one notable exception.

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  • Daily Show - This Week with George Snuffleupagus

    Puppet versions of Jon Stewart, John Oliver and Wyatt Cenac discuss how Sesame Street can make itself "more palatable to conservatives." <i>"Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Patriot Street?"</i> [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Mitt Romney Goes Gangnam Style

    David Letterman is a little late to the Mitt Romney "Gangnam Style" train, with <a href=""target="_blank">Jimmy Fallon</a>, <a href=""target="_blank">Jay Leno</a> and <a href=""target="_blank">CollegeHumor</a> getting there first. But props to him for doing it anyway.

  • Colbert Report - The P.I.T.Y. Party

    Stephen Colbert creates a new political party for rich people who feel they've been <a href=""target="_blank">persecuted by President Obama</a>. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jimmy Fallon - Mister Romney's Neighborhood" - (Jimmy Fallon)

    Mitt Romney takes off his jacket, puts on another identical jacket and presents the <a href=""target="_blank">private sector version</a> of <a href="" target="_hplink"><i>Mister Rogers' Neighborhood</i></a>.

  • Daily Show - Mitt Romney the Wizard

    President Obama and Mitt Romney's roles have reversed over in more ways than one. Back in August, everyone thought <a href=""target="_blank">Obama was a wizard</a>. Now with Mitt Romney's mysterious plans to reduce the deficit with making any cuts, Jon Stewart sees only one explanation. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Colbert Report - Obama Gets Obsessive

    Now that Mitt Romney's on a "rocket ride to plausible," President Obama is forced to step up his game. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - A Glimpse Into Mitt Romney's Future?

    David Letterman <a href="" target="_hplink">predicts what could happen</a> to Mitt Romney if he <a href=""target="_blank">refuses to appear on the <i>Late Show</i></a> before the election.

  • Daily Show - Obama Needs to Let Big Bird Go

    Jon Stewart says what everyone on the left has been thinking: President Obama needs to move on from <a href=""target="_blank">Big Bird</a>. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jimmy Fallon - Black Simon and Garfunkel Sing Taylor Swift

    Last time it was <a href="">"What Makes You Beautiful,"</a> now it's <a href="" target="_hplink">"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."</a>

  • David Letterman - Why Mitt Romney Won't Be On Late Show

    David Letterman <a href="" target="_hplink">looks back at the many things he's done</a> that may be <a href=""target="_blank">preventing Mitt Romney from appearing on his show</a>.

  • Jimmy Kimmel - Time Limit Solution for Vice Presidential Debates

    The debates take a cue from award shows to keep Vice President Joe Biden from talking too much.

  • Daily Show - John Oliver for Election Spending

    John Oliver has figured out the solution to our country's economic problems. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Paul Ryan Top Ten

    David Letterman debuts his Paul Ryan impression in <a href="" target="_hplink">"Top Ten Things Going Through Paul Ryan's Mind at This Moment."</a>

  • Colbert Report - Mitt Romney is His Own Formidable Opponent

    Stephen Colbert debates Stephen Colbert on <a href=""target="_blank">"severely conservative" Mitt Romney</a> vs. <a href=""target="_blank">"old Moderate Mitt"</a> and imagines how he must feel after changing positions so many times. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Totally Biased - Stacey Dash's Secret to Success

    W. Kamau Bell <a href="" target="_hplink">figures out the real reason</a> <i>Clueless</i> actress Stacey Dash <a href=""target="_blank">threw her support behind Mitt Romney</a>.

  • Jimmy Fallon - Obama and Romney Watch the VP Debate

    President Obama and Mitt Romney do the <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> version of the vice presidential debate. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Bill Maher - Ann Coulter on Racism

    As Bill Maher says to kick off his <a href="" target="_hplink">conversation about racism in America with Ann Coulter</a>, "who would know better about that than a blond girl from Connecticut?"

  • SNL - VP Debate Cold Open

    An overly agressive Joe Biden takes on an extremely thirsty Paul Ryan in SNL's version of the vice presidential debate. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]


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