Colbert Urges Nation to Buy Lightsabers

Bonnie Burton | December 3, 2008

Not to be out-geeked by The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, on the Dec. 1 episode of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert wagged his finger at the National Toy Hall of Fame curator Christopher Bench for inducting the stick into the museum and called it “all natural, the perfect price.”

Colbert says of Bench:

Wrong! Free is never the perfect price! Retailers depend on holiday toy sales but thanks to Mr. Bench here, parents are gonna realize that sticks literally grow on trees. He makes me so mad I want to poke him in the eye, with not a stick, but a Star Wars Force FX authentic replica lightsaber. (Waves lightsaber around.) Just $79.99!

Check out the full episode on
VIDEO: The Colbert Report
(Colbert waves the lightsaber at around 11:30)

Get your own Star Wars Force FX Lightsaber at Star Wars Shop.

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