Lifetime of Furfillment

  • Aired:  10/28/13
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A travel company in Tokyo offers vacation packages for stuffed animals, inspiring Stephen to take this service to the next level. (3:16)

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE).

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK,EVERYBODY, THANKS SO MUCH.

FOLKS, WE ALL NEED A LITTLE BITOF COMFORT IN OUR LIVES AND IS

THERE ANYTHING MORE COMFORTINGTHAN A STUFFED ANIMAL?

AS A KID MY FAVORITE WAS A12-POINT BUCK HEAD.

(LAUGHTER)I TOOK HIM EVERYWHERE, NAMED HIM

STABBY.

SOME ADULTS STILL HAVE THEIRSTUFFED ANIMALS AND NATION, I'VE

GOT EXCITING NEWS FOR YOU.

>> IF YOU CAN'T GO ON VACATION,MAYBE YOUR PET CAN.

YOUR PET STUFFED ANIMAL.

YUP, A TRAVEL COMPANY IN TOKYOIS OFFERING VACATIONS FOR

STUFFED TOYS THAT WILL COST YOUANYWHERE BETWEEN $20 AND $55.

WHY, YOU SAY?

WELL, THE TRAVEL COMPANY SAYSPEOPLE LIVE VICARIOUSLY THROUGH

THEIR STUFFED ANIMALS AND WHENTHEY SEE THEIR CUDDLY TOYS

JETTING OFF TO SOMEWHERE FUNIT'S AS IF THEY'RE TRAVELING.

>> Stephen: YES, STUFFEDANIMAL VACATIONS BECAUSE NOTHING

LIGHT'S UP A CHILD'S FACE BYSAYING "MR. PIGS IS GOING TO

DISNEYWORLD!

YOU STAY HOME."

(LAUGHTER)AND THE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE TO

AMERICANS THROUGH THE UNAGITRAVEL ANSWERS AND FRANCE'S

FURRY TOY TOURS.

SURE, SOME MIGHT ASK WHY, BUTOTHERS WILL ASK-- SERIOUSLY,

WHY?

(LAUGHTER)BUT I SAY WHY STOP AT JUST

VACATION?

IF YOU'RE AN ADULT SENDING YOURSTUFFED ANIMAL ON A DREAM TRIP,

IT'S SAFE TO ASSUME THE REST OFYOUR LIFE MAY ALSO NEED SERIOUS

HELP.

(LAUGHTER)THAT'S WHY I'M PROUD TO

INTRODUCE STEPHEN COLBEAR'SLIFETIME OF FUR-FILLMENT.

FOR $100 SEND ME YOUR PLUSH TOYAND WATCH IT AS A SEES THE WORLD

ON A TRIP YOU ALWAYS MEANT TOTAKE AND ATTEND TO LAW SCHOOL

YOU DIDN'T GET INTO.

MOVES INTO A DOWNTOWN LOFTINSTEAD OF YOUR PARENTS' GARAGE,

MARRIES DENICE FROM HIGH SCHOOLWHO YOU NEVER HAD THE GUTS TO

ASK OUT, CELEBRATE AS THE HAPPYCOUPLE WELCOME THEIR FIRST

BEANIE BABY.

(LAUGHTER)AND THE RABBIT SURPRISES DENICE

WITH A CRIB HE HAND CRAFTED OUTOF RECLAIMED CYPRUS FROM

DENICE'S FAMILY FARM.

EXPERIENCE THE JOY AS THE RABBITBRAVELY CONFRONTS YOUR FATHER

ABOUT HIS EMOTIONAL DETACHMENT.

(LAUGHTER)TURNS OUT, HIS FATHER NEVER

SHOWED HIM THE LOVE HE NEEDED.

AND THEN WHEN DENICE GETSCANCER, THE RABBIT STAYS BY HER

SAOEURBGSD HIS FLUSH PAW HOLDINGHER HAND AS SHE LETS GO, KNOWING

HE DID EVERYTHING IN HIS POWERTO LOVE HER.

(AUDIENCE REACTS)IT WAS ALL WORTH IT, EVEN

FORGIVING DENICE FOR THAT AFFAIRWITH BRAD.

HE KNEW THE HARDEST PART WAS NOTDENICE'S INFIDELITY BUT HIS

RELUCTANCE TO FORGIVE.

BUT THIS STUFFED RABBIT SAW THEBIG PICTURE.

HE LIVED AN HONEST LIFE ANDFORMED REAL ATTACHMENTS WITH

LIVING, BREATHING HUMANS WHOWILL NOT STUFFED (BLEEP)ING

ANIMALS.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)THAT RABBIT IS TWICE THE MAN

YOU'LL EVER BE!

BY THE WAY, HE'S NOT COMINGHOME.

LAST TIME I SAW HIM HE WASHEADED TO HAITI TO REBUILD A

HOSPITAL.

(LAUGHTER)WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

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