Stephen Colbert: Wax On & Wax Off at Madame Tussauds Pt. 2

  • Aired:  12/06/12
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Could Stephen's smoldering good looks and blistering significance be captured in a medium with such a low melting point? (4:19)

>> WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY, NOW FOLKS THANK YOU VERY MUCH BEFORE THE BREAK MADAME

TUSSAUDS OFFERED ME A SPOT IN THEIR FAMOUS WAX MUSEUM AND THEN MEASURED ME FOR IMPROPER TALLITY.

BUT THE QUESTION REMAINS COULD MY SMOLDERING GOOD LOOKS AND BLISTERING SIGNIFICANCE BE CAPTURED IN

A MEDIUM WITH SUCH A LOW MELTING POINT?

LET'S FIND OUT IN PART TWO OF --

>> STEPHEN COLBERT WAX ON AND WAX OFF AT MADAME TUSSAUDS.

>> I HAD MADE IT TO THE HALL OF PRESIDENTS.

>> THIS IS GEORGE WASHINGTON.

>> NO, HE HAD WOODEN TEETH.

>> FAMOUSLY.

>> HE DID.

>> DOES THIS WAX FIGURINE HAVE WOODEN TEETH.

>> IT DOES TO THE.

>> SWING AND A MISS, SWING AND A MISS ON THAT ONE.

LARRY FEINS FROM THE THREE STOOGES.

>> JOHN ADAMS, OUR SECOND PRESIDENT.

>> OKAY.

THE FUN INTERACTIVE SET, YOU SIT NEXT TO HIM IN A CHAIR.

>> INCREDIBLE.

WHAT OTHER TECHNOLOGY DO YOU HAVE.

>> OUR 8th PRESIDENT.

>> OUR FIRST PRESIDENT WITH IRONIC FAITION HAIR.

>> THIS IS WORTH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION RIGHT HERE JUST TO PET HIS FACE.

>> WHO IS THIS.

>> MARTIN VAN BURREN.

>> AND THIS MAN, I DID NOT REALIZE WE ELECTED VAMPIRE TO THE SENATE.

>> WE DIDN'T.

THIS IS WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON.

JOHN TYLER, 10th PRESIDENT HAD THE MOST CHILDREN, WOULD YOU LIKE TO GUESS HOW MANY.

>> 425.

>> 14.

>> 14.

ALL RIGHT.

WHO IS THIS?

>> OUR 18th PRESIDENT YOU LISSES S GRANT.

>> WHAT DOES THE S STAND FOR.

>> THAT'S A GREAT QUESTION.

>> THANK YOU.

>> THIS DOESN'T SEEM FAIR.

WHY DOES FDR GET TO SIT DOWN.

>> I CAN LICK HIM.

>> YOU CANNOT.

>> WE'RE WEARING ALMOST THE COMPAQ SAME SUIT AND TIE T WOULD BE LIKE LICKING MYSELF.

>> SOMETHING I'VE ALSO DREAMED OF DOING.

>> THAT I DON'T MIND BUT NOT RONALD REAGAN.

>> I DON'T MIND IT EITHER BUT ALL THE HOT-- ISN'T BRINGING THAT AROUND.

ALL RIGHT.

I'M FROM THE FUTURE.

GOT TO GET OUT.

>> CAN I LICK HIM.

>> NO, PLEASE DON'T.

>> WHY, YOU SEEM PRETTY UP SET JUST NOW.

BEFORE YOU SAID NO, NOW YOU SEEM UP SET.

>> I'M GETTING UP SET.

>> YOU'RE GETTING UP SET.

WHY, WHY IS THIS ONE SO SPECIAL, WHY DOES IT UP SET YOU TO ASK IF I CAN LICK LINCOLN.

>> YOU CAN'T LICK ANY OF OUR WAX FIGURES.

>> BUT THIS IS THE ONE THAT SOMEHOW BROKE THE CAMEL'S BACK FOR YOU.

SOMETHING HAPPENED.

>> ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR PRESIDENT.

>> YEAH, I WOULD SAY OUR MOST POPULAR PRESIDENT.

>> AGREED.

>> I SEEM TO HAVE A LITTLE MORE REFERENCE FOR THESE PRESIDENTS THAN YOU DO.

LINCOLN I THINK IF ANYBODY SHOULD BE ABLE TO LICK HIM IT SHOULD BE I.

YOU UNDERSTAND.

I APOLOGIZE.

APOLOGIZE FOR HIM.

>> OKAY.

SO HERE WE HAVE TIGER WOODS.

>> THIS IS HARRIET TUBMAN.

>> SO TECHNICALLY IT'S NOT A HALL OF PRESIDENTS.

JULIETTE GORDON LOWE, FOUNDER OF THE GIRL SECURITIES.

>> AND WHEN WAS HE PRESIDENT.

>> SHE WAS NOT PRESIDENT.

>> AGAIN, NOT HALL OF PRESIDENTS.

>> ALL RIGHT, THIS IS IT, TIGER WOODS (APPLAUSE)

>> I'LL TAKE YOUR WORD FOR IT.

FINALLY WE WERE READY FOR MY UNVEILING AND THE WHOLE WORLD WAS WATCHING.

>> I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE AT MADAME TUSSAUDS FOR THE HONOR OF BECOMING THE LATEST

WAXICAN AMERICAN BECAUSE BECOME CAST IN WAX IS TRUE IMMORTALITY AS LONG AS THE EARTH IS NOT IN ANY WAY

GETTING WARMER.

AT LEAST IT WAS TIME TO GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANTED.

ANOTHER ME.

BUT HAD MADAME TUSSAUDS CAPTURED MY WAXY ESSENCE.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, ONE, TWO, ME!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) THEY DID IT.

THEY MADE MY DREAM A REALITY.

AND THERE WAS ONLY ONE THING LEFT TO DO.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) I AM DELICIOUS.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)