The last time James Franco was on The Colbert Report, he challenged Stephen to a Tolkien-off and got the smackdown put on him. Last night, he returned to the show for a rematch. I think you can guess how it went.
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The last time James Franco was on The Colbert Report, he challenged Stephen to a Tolkien-off and got the smackdown put on him. Last night, he returned to the show for a rematch. I think you can guess how it went.

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Last night, The Colbert Report's Hobbit Week came to a close with Stephen's interview with director Peter Jackson.
Click the gif to watch the full episode. And click here to watch every Hobbit-related clip from the entire unexpected journey.

Last night, The Colbert Report's Hobbit Week came to a close with Stephen's interview with director Peter Jackson.

Click the gif to watch the full episode. And click here to watch every Hobbit-related clip from the entire unexpected journey.

Click the gif to watch night three of The Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report as Stephen sits down with Andy “Gollum” Serkis. And be sure to tune in tonight at 11:30/10:30c for the exciting conclusion with director Peter Jackson.

Click the gif to watch night three of The Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report as Stephen sits down with Andy “Gollum” Serkis. And be sure to tune in tonight at 11:30/10:30c for the exciting conclusion with director Peter Jackson.

Grab yourself a second breakfast and click the gif to watch night two of The Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report with Stephen’s special guest Martin Freeman!

Grab yourself a second breakfast and click the gif to watch night two of The Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report with Stephen’s special guest Martin Freeman!

In addition to Stephen Colbert sitting down with the director and stars of The Hobbit for The Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report, the show has given the studio an elaborate Middle Earthian makeover.

Check out these exclusive up-close photos, then tune in for more of The Hobbit Week tonight at 11:30/10:30c.

Just as the prophecy foretold, Stephen Colbert kicked off Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report last night.
Click the gif to watch Stephen’s interview with Sir Ian McKellen, and be sure to tune in tonight at 11:30/10:30c as Hobbit Week continues with Martin Freeman.

Just as the prophecy foretold, Stephen Colbert kicked off Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report last night.

Click the gif to watch Stephen’s interview with Sir Ian McKellen, and be sure to tune in tonight at 11:30/10:30c as Hobbit Week continues with Martin Freeman.

The Hobbit Week kicks off tonight on The Colbert Report as Stephen welcomes Gandalf himself, Sir Ian McKellen, to the show!
In the meantime, click the gif to take an unexpected journey back to 2007 and watch Stephen nominate Sir Ian to replace British PM Tony Blair.

The Hobbit Week kicks off tonight on The Colbert Report as Stephen welcomes Gandalf himself, Sir Ian McKellen, to the show!

In the meantime, click the gif to take an unexpected journey back to 2007 and watch Stephen nominate Sir Ian to replace British PM Tony Blair.

The Hobbit Week is coming to The Colbert Report! Next week, Tolkien superfan Stephen Colbert hosts guests Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis and Peter Jackson.
Don’t miss it!

The Hobbit Week is coming to The Colbert Report! Next week, Tolkien superfan Stephen Colbert hosts guests Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis and Peter Jackson.

Don’t miss it!

Click the gif to watch Stephen Colbert compare last year’s debt crisis to The Lord of the Rings and bust out Aragorn’s sword, given to him by Viggo Mortensen.
And don’t miss The Hobbit Week all next week on The Colbert Report.

Click the gif to watch Stephen Colbert compare last year’s debt crisis to The Lord of the Rings and bust out Aragorn’s sword, given to him by Viggo Mortensen.

And don’t miss The Hobbit Week all next week on The Colbert Report.

Get ready for The Hobbit Week next week on The Colbert Report by clicking the gif and watching Stephen and Elijah Wood do battle with their respective Lord of the Rings swords.

Get ready for The Hobbit Week next week on The Colbert Report by clicking the gif and watching Stephen and Elijah Wood do battle with their respective Lord of the Rings swords.