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news is streaming cbsnbay area. have a good evening. eat some g lic fries. captioning sponsored by cbs >> when you order at a fast food place, you assume you're getting what you ask for. well, two customers at subway say there it wasn't tuna in their tuna sandwich, and they are suing the sandwich shop. a "new york times" reporter decided to commision some tuna tests. a month later, the results found no tuna d.n.a. was present in the sample. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> at subway, there's been a lot of talk recently about whether or not subway tuna sandwiches contain any real tuna. well, after 55 years, it's finally time to come clean. here's the c.e.o. of subway, charles h. westin: >> subway tuna is made out of people! ( laughter ) >> okay, you got us. some of our sandwiches contain people. but for a limited time only,
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when you buy one foot-long man sandwich, you get another one for 50% off.that's a deal, regaf what the filling is made of. besides, human meat wouldn't be all that upsetting if you knew the recipe of our cheese sauce. so, come into subway today, and eat flesh. >> subway tuna is people! >> announcer: it's "the late show" with stephen colbert. tonight, block party. plus stephen welcomes christine baranski and musical guest joy oladokun. featuring jon batiste and stay human. and now, live on tape from the ed sullivan theater from new york city, it's stephen colbert! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) >> stephen: hey, there you go! welcome! ( cheers and applause )
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hey, jon. hey there, sunshine. >> hello. ooh! >> stephen: hey, what's going on? ( cheers and applause ) i like that. >> audience: ( chanting ) stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: very nice. hey! nice to see you! beautiful, beautiful, people. physically attractive, intelligent, kind, giving people. please have a seat, everybody. thank you so much. welcome in here, out there, to "the late show." i am your host, stephen colbert. the big news today-- ( cheers and applause ) the big news today is the big thing that didn't happen yesterday, when, thanks to the filibuster, senate democrats' big voting rights bill, the "for the people" act, failed 50-50 on straight party lines. the republicans-- ( booing ) the republicans instead supported the "for some of the people-- we can't say it out
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loud, but you know which ones we mean act." ( laughter ) republicans had a lot of stupid explanations for blocking the bill. but the creme de la dumb-- came from senate minority leader and man realizing he left the house-- ( booing ) without his top teeth, mitch mcconnell. before the vote, mcconnell explained why our completely dysfunctional senate is actually functional. >> the senate is only an obstacle when the policy is flawed and the process is rotten. and that's exactly why this body exists. today, the senate's going to fulfill our founding purpose. >> stephen: yes, the senate's founding purpose: to do nothing. ( laughter ) it's right there in article 1: "all legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a congress of the united states, which shall consist of a senate, where one wizened, ancient turtle-man, with no regard for
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anything but the self- preservation of his own power, shall, with his pockets stuffed with greasy bags of money, strangle the hope of all who dare to dream of true democracy. and recognize april as national jazz month." ( cheers and applause ) congratulations-- congratulations on national jazz month. they got something done. they got something done. despite the setback, democratic senator amy klobuchar vowed to fight on. >> so, my republican colleagues, this is not the end of the line for this bill. this is not the end of the line. >> stephen: and thanks to republicans, that's something a lot of voters will be hearing. "this is not the end of the line. this is the beginning. the lin next three blocks. also, no one is allowed to give you water. if you brought your own water, you shpe until you finish your bottle of water." ( laughter ) over-- that sunk in. over in the judicial branch, the
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supreme court is issuing a flurry of decisions before their summer break-- they've been working hard to fit into their beach robes. today, the court ruled in favor of a pennsylvania high school cheerleader, whose school kicked her off the j.v. cheer squad after she failed to make the varsity team and then posted a snapchat rant showing her and her friend holding up their middle fingers with the caption "( bleep ) school, ( bleep ) softball, ( bleep ), cheer, ( bleep ) everything." ( cheers and applause ) i can-- ( applause ) i struck a chord. that struck a chord. ♪ ♪ ♪ i can see why they might have thought the girls didn't have the most positive attitude for the cheer squad. "this team sucks, you dumb cucks, bite my ass!" whoo! ( cheers and applause ) whoo! thank you. thank you. i've been working on it. squats. the court ruled that she couldn't be punished because her snapchat wasn't on school grounds.
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the ruling was 8-1, with the lone holdout, clarence thomas-- ( audience groans ) who later issued a scathing dissent on snapchat. ( laughter and applause ) yeah. that was clarence thomas, that's true. that actually happened. that actually happened. hold on! i'm being told we're getting breaking news on the new york city mayoral election. ♪ ♪ ♪ in the democratic primary, with 84% of precincts reporting, "the late show" is ready to project that no one knows anything. ( cheers and applause ) zilch. ( piano riff ) so far, brooklyn borough president eric adams is in the lead. but he did not get 50% of the vote, so it's anyone's guess who's going to win in the end. one person has already voted himself off the island of manhattan: that's former presidential candidate and man who is going to give you a great deal on this american flag--
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andrew yang. last night, yang conceded the race. this has got to be a disappointment, because yang started strong, but in the end, he was betrayed by his longtime friend: math. ( laughter and applause ) got to sting. that's got to sting. >> jon: yeah! got him good! ooh! >> stephen: as new york gets back to normal, more new yorkers are looking to get strange, which is why this week, the new york city department of health updated their guidelines for safer sex and covid, including advice on how to-- "make it kinky." ooh, yeah!nd applause ) because nothing says "kinky" like "city guidelines." ooh, baby, i'm going to back my car right up to your loading zone-- ( whispers ) except tuesdays from 11:00 to 4:00. hey, baby, hey, baby you want to
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bring somebody else in here and park this thing on alternative sides? ( laughter ) one of their suggestions is to maintain some social distance by "being creative with sexual positions and physical barriers, like walls." ( laughter ) first of all, if you're able to have sex around a wall, congratulations. ( laughter and applause ) ( cheering ) that's a dog leg there. and if you are using a sex wall, make sure there is a stud every 18 inches. ( laughter ) the city also emphasize that you get vaccinated if you attend sex parties, have group sex, or sex with people you do not know-- also, if you want to do non-sex stuff, like go to the movies.
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some of us would rather "see" "f9" with people, than go to a party and "eef" nine people. ( cheers and applause ) that's good. i want to see that. i want to see that. but if you are going to a sex party-- and i don't know how many of you are-- they make it clear: pick larger, more open and well-ventilated spaces. wait a second, does that mean that there used to be sex parties that were poorly ventilated? "all right, we got 40 people coming over for the flesh pit. they are all going to be hot, oiled, and secreting, so seal the windows and jam a towel under the door, because i want to lock in the aroma like we're in a crock pot full of balls." ( laughter ) that's-- >> jon: ugh. ( piano riff ) >> stephen: i just can't believe-- here's the thing, jon-- and hear me out on this one, and everyone hear me out on this one. i was a young man, a young teenager. i heard stories and rumors in
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the adult sex world that there were sex parties and orgies and flesh pits. then i grew up and found out, there's none of that. ( laughter ) at least for me and i'm in show business. but this-- these guidelines... ( laughter ) hint to a world of wanton... ( bleep ) that i know nothing about. ( laughter and applause ) ( applause ) ( cheering ) and i want-- i'm sorry, i don't- - i don't actually believe-- i don't believe that these are necessary. i actually don't think that there are sex parties going on around the city. i think there's one guy-- >> i'll give you my card! >> stephen: what? stand up. >> stephen: stand up. no, thank you. ( laughter and applause ) ( piano riff ) i think-- i like the hat, though, i like the hat. i think there's one guy at the city health department who wants to have an orgy, and he goes, "what if i put up the guide. maybe it will just start
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happening now." that's my theory. that's my theory. speaking of things you don't want to smell, we have an update on former president scooby coup. ( laughter ) yesterday, "the daily beast" reported the former president "wanted his justice department to stop 's.n.l.' from teasing him." ( laughter ) come on! come on! ( booing ) no matter how mad he got, who in the justice department would follow that order? >> could it be... ( echoing ) satan? ( applause ) >> stephen: no, bill barr refused. ( laughter ) yesterday, the former president denied the charge, but added, "i did say, however, that alec baldwin has no talent, certainly when it comes to imitating me. the one who had what it took was darrell hammond." well, guess what, buddy? ( as trump ) "you don't need a good impression for people to love it. ( cheers and applause )
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this one i'm doing right now, this one... i am-- the am the first one who admit my impression sucks ass-- and it won me a peabody. ( cheers and applause ) ( piano riff ) never again. never again. >> jon: never again. >> stephen: never again. >> jon: let it go. you don't need it. >> stephen: thought it is possible the only reason he didn't single out my impression is that it's so bad, he didn't realize i was doing him. ( laughter ) ( as trump ) "why is that guy doing harvey fierstein?" ( as harvey fierstein ) "i don't know either." at least everyone agrees how amazingly dead-on my impression of joe biden is. ( as edward g. robinson ) "meh, see, i'm joe biden, see? meh. i run this town, bang, bang." i'm joking. obviously, that's robert de niro
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playing joe biden. the former president then complained about the election and ominously closed his statement hinting at the qanon conspiracy theory that he will be reinstated with this rhyme: "2024 or before." nah. ( booing ) i think you're "2021 and done." ( cheers and applause ) speaking-- there you go. ( piano riff ) there you go. speaking of the former president, his daughter and son-in-law don't want to, because reports say that ivanka and jared kushner have distanced themselves from the former president and his constant complaints. that complaint? ( as trump ) "why does he get to date my daughter? doesn't seem fair. we're both family." ( laughter ) apparently, the feeling is somewhat mutual, because insiders say "there is jealousy
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from the former president about kushner's "seven-figure book deal." early reports are that jared's book is going to be a lot like jared: glossy and no spine. ( laughter and applause ) out west, california is iusing g water to taste like dirt. but one city officials warned residents, "it might not taste great but it's still safe to drink." and was immediately sued for copyright infringement by michelob ultra. ( laughter and applause ) brace yourself. there's some earth-shattering news from the sandwich world. a recent lab analysis of subway tuna sandwiches failed to identify any tuna d.n.a. esearcre sang tuna salad's genetic fingerprinu calearn l about thnt for aquatic d.n.a. on "sea-s-i miami"! ( laughter ) as surprising as the news was-- ( piano riff )
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more shocking is how they revealed want results of the d.n.a. test. >> you are not-- >> the tuna! >> oh, what was that? what was that? ( screaming and cheering ) >> stephen: we've got a great show for you tonight. my guest is christine baranski. but when we come back, it's space news! stick around! ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) i've never slept like this before. we gave new zzzquil pure zzzs restorative herbal sleep to people who were tired of being tired. what is even in this? clinically-studied plant based ingredients passion flower, valerian root, and hops. new zzzquil pure zzzs restorative herbal sleep
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>> stephen: jon batiste and stay human, everybody! oh, my gosh, i love it! >> jon: yeah! >> stephen: you may not have-- jon, you may not have noticed it, but they came back-- they came back when i was still over there talking to chris and i love it-- >> jon: yes. >> stephen: i love the idea that you can just come back and i'm not at the desk, i'll get here when i feel like it. that's the casual way to approach your job. >> jon: yes, yes. >> stephen: hey, do you have any plans for the weekend? it's only wednesday, it's only hump day. >> jon: yes. >> stephen: but according to the city's sex guidelines, every day is hump day-- ( rim shot ) well, thank you, joe. thank you, joe. anything, are you gigging anywhere? are you doing anything? >> jon: yes, i'm writing some orchestral charts. i'm playing with the b.s.o. at tanglewood. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: boston city orchestra, wow. >> jon: yes, i'm glad. but i'm going to spend the weekend composing the orchestration-- big orchestra! i'm going to be playing, singing, it's going to be great. >> stephen: wow. well, when can i see it? >> jon: you should come. it's on the fourth of july weekend.
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( laughter and applause ) can you come? >> stephen: i got-- i got plans. i got plans. >> sphen: rry.ah. >> jon: i'll record it and i'll send it to you. >> stephen: oh, would you please. >> jon: yes. >> stephen: i'm going to hold you to it because it's on tv. >> jon: you've got witnesses. >> stephen: is it going to be broadcast? >> jon: yeah, it's going to be on tv. >> stephen: well then i'll watch tv. >> jon: there it is, yeah, yeah. >> stephen: i got one of those. ( laughter ) >> jon: i think you're on one of those. >> stephen: what? oh, ( bleep ). let's do the show. sorry. thank you for reminding me because i thought we were just hanging. folks, my monologue can sometimes get a little bogged down in serious stories about toxic politics, congressional gridlock, and suspect tuna sandwiches. so it's nice every so often to take a break and bring you happier news like, we're launching helpless animals into space again. and i'll tell you all about it in my 13.8-billion-year-old segment-- ( echoing ) "space news: animal edition!" ( applause ) the latest in space new is that
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"nasa has sent squid into space for research." one imagines they'll be testing the effect of cosmic radiation on aquatic life forms. should be fairly simple: we go now live to the international space station. commander lewis, how are the experiments on those squid going? ( laughter ) keep up the good work, sir. nasa has not said what they're going to do with the squid once they've finished their research, but just in case, they're launching a shipment of cocktail sauce and lemon wedges. now, for those of you who have always felt that space just is not corporate enough, i've got great news in my still-going segment: ( echoing ) "space news: cross-platform synergy edition!" announced a new brand partnership yesterday. "tide is developing the first laundry detergent for astronauts' clothing on the space station." very important that astronauts
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have clean clothes. you want to look your best while you are peeing into a shop vac. ( laughter ) now, you may have noticed that headline used the word "first" detergent. we've been sending people to space for 60 years, so what have they been doing all this time? apparently-- and i did not want to know this-- "astronauts wear their underwear, gym clothes, and everything else until they can't take the filth and stink anymore." ( audience groans ) >> stephen: good news, college roommates! you've got the right stuff. keep in mind, in order to prevent bone loss, astronauts have to work out two hours a day, which makes their clothes "stiff from all that sweat," and "they're deemed toxic." ( audience groans ) in space, no one can hear you scream, but they can smell you from a mile away. ( laughter ) once the clothes are so rank that no one can take it anymore, they're disposed of by being sent to "burn up in earth's atmosphere aboard discarded cargo ships." so remember that the next time you catch a snowflake on your tongue-- a non-zero portion of
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babe? ooh... oh! ooh! ooh... yeah? oh, yeah! there are many ways to say it... sí. yes. ...but when you find the best bargains ever at ross, you'll say yes for less! ( band playing ) ( applause ) >> stephen: hey, everybody! give it up for jon batiste and stay human one more time! ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to "the late show." folks, my guest tonight is the emmy and tony award-winning actress you know from "mamma mia!," "into the woods,"
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and "the good fight." >> what are you doing here? >> i'm getting paid. business is down except for everything in bankruptcy and court dockets are backlogged into next year. if clients want to pay to resolve their differences in crazy court, what's the down side? >> you're treating this like arbitration? >> if we agree to be bound by judge wacko, this is arbitration. >> i don't understand anything anymore. >> sure, you do. that's why this is throwing you. welcome to 2021. >> stephen: please welcome christine baranski! ♪ ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) ♪ ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause )
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>> stephen: oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> stephen: wow! >> a live audience. >> stephen: yes. >> whoo! ( cheers and applause ) well, it's lovely to have you here, and i'm so glad, in case we lose power, you brought your own lighting grid. i love this. is it nice to have something to dress up for again? >> i haven't been this high in heels since 1968. >> stephen: welcome back to broadway. >> it's wonderful! you may wonder why i'm all dressed up like this. >> stephen: why are you all dressed up like this? >> because i thought, okay, "the colbert show" has now got an audience, and this is a historic theater, and i have not stepped foot in a theater, since the lights went out on broadway-- on what, over a year ago. >> stephen: glad you could be here to light it up again. ( applause )
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>> this is like my opening night, my opening night. it's great. >> stephen: are you-- are you going to see any broadway right?t.y, the on i really want to see, though, is "company," because-- ( cheers and applause ) my friend, patty lupone-- and i was supposed to see a preview and all of a sudden we shut everything down. and you and i were in "company," not the same production-- >> stephen: not the same production and not the same part. >> not-- ( laughter ) >> stephen: though i would have loved to have played the stewardess, april. >> the stewardess. >> stephen: yeah, i could have done it. >> right. anyway, anyway-- we both know that score, and maybe, do you think your wife would mind if i took you there one night as a date? we'd go see it? ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: i'm going to go ahead and say-- she's fine with it. ( laughter and applause ) >> no, here's what i think. i said to patti lupone, who i
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have known for years. i said, patti, when the audience finally comes, when you finally do your first performance. that audience is going to stand there and scream and cry before you even-- before the orchestra even plays the overture. we'll be so happy to see live performance. so i want to be there the first night. and patti said, she said, "christine, i don't know how i'm going to get through a performance. it will be so emotional." you know, these performers have been home or been doing nothing, for over a year. imagine being a performing artist who can't do-- dance, sing, do that thing that they do. >> stephen: and not just your patti lupones-- >> the chorus, everybody has been on hold for such a long time. so i think it's going to be so emotional, so come with me. >> stephen: i would love to. i would love to. ( cheers and applause )
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>> i'm sure your wife would love to get you out of the house for one night anyway. >> stephen: she was happy for me to go to the theater. though she was-- she was my only audience for 15 months. >> god bless that woman. ( applause ) >> stephen: yes, god bless-- god bless that woman. now, as you said, we both did "company." i did it for one weekend. you did it for years. i've been in seven-- seven sondheim shows? >> oh, but that sounds like i've done seven broadway shows. i've not-- i actually never did sondheim on broadway, to my great regret. but the first role i ever did was april in "company," and that's the first time i met the great stephen sondheim. and he came backstage and actually said something nice to me. and when i got home that night i kept thinking, "my god, i've met stephen sondheim, and he said something nice to me." and i said to my then-boyfriend, "stephen sondheim said something
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nice to me." and he said, "who's stephen sondheim?" ( laughter ) and i broke up with him. ( cheers and applause ) hen sondheim is? >> stephen: i got a lovely-- i interviewed mr. sondheim and i got a letter from him saying-- they asked if i would do a parent in "company" at lincoln center. i said i can't sing sondheim. so i said, "no, thank you. i don't have time to learn it," or whatever. i got a letter from sondheim, saying, "i think you have a perfectly lovely voice for this part. would you please do harry in 'company'?" and my wife said nobody will ever ask you to sing sondheim again let alone stephen ( bleep ) sondheim." ( laughter ) and so i said, "okay, i'll do it." but, were you terrified at all to--? >> i'm always terrified to do sondheim. i saw you in that production and i don't know how you guys did it, because concert versions-- i've done mostly concert versions of sondheim and it's
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very little rehearsal, and doing sondheim is a high-wire act. >> stephen: it's complex. >> you either know the lyrics or you don't, and the intervals and and the music is complex. if you master is and do it-- am i right? >> stephen: many of the courses i'm going... ( laughter ) i have a tv show. i don't have been time to learn all the-- ♪ bobby, bobby, baby! rob-o! ♪ >> i know. >> stephen: nope. >> it's, it's a hard score but, boy, is it rewarding when you succeed. so yeah, i've done-- i've had the privilege of doing "sweeney todd," and "into the woods" as a movie, and "company" and "a little night music." and i did two productions of "follies," different roles. >> stephen: did you ever do "sunday in the park with george"? because that's the thing that hooked me. >> did i do "sunday in the park with george?" i was in the original workshop production of "sunday in the park" with the great-- ( applause )
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this was in 1983. and we put this together-- we didn't know what it was. we were just learning these lyrics and learning the intervals, and oh, my god, this is so hard. and then james lupine kept blocking us into different parts of the stage because he was trying to create that seurat painting. so a lot of it was tedious, we didn't even have a second act. but it was mandy patinkin and bernadette peters who were-- incandescent. >> stephen: wow. >> mandy, his voice, you know. and they learned it, we learned all the material. and while we were performing, we did, like, three nights of-- during the day, we learned the second act. steve hadn't written the second act yet. >> stephen: so he just sprung a whole other act of the show on you? >> he wrote the second act of act, and then we rehearsed it during the day, and performed the first act at night, and then the final night, like, the fourth night, we put in this second act. and, i mean, mandy knew the music and we just did it.
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it was one of the great nights in the theater. people were, like, "what have we just witnessed?" i mean, we didn't-- nobody knew it would win the pulitzer prize and that it would be the great-- one of the great musicals ever. we were just doing it. and then this man named mike nichols was in the audience on the fourth night and he saw me and he asked me to audition for "the real thing" which was my first real broadway hit. so, it was magical, a magical time. >> stephen: wow. the first time i had to sing-- ( applause ) i was lucky enough to do that one weekend of "company." and the first time and the only time i got to rehearse with the philharmonic-- >> ( gasps ) the philharmonic! >> stephen: we sang with the philharmonic but we rehearsed with a piano, you know, in the storage room-- >> yes, and then you heard the philharmonic. >> stephen: --heard the philharmonic and i never got to run with them, and i do "sorry-grateful," which is basically just me and the philharmonic. i had never sung with an
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orchestra before, i had one chance to do it before they shut them down-- >> of course. >> stephen: i one chance to do it-- >> oh, my god. >> stephen: --and right before i opened my mouth, sondheim walked --inincoenboin lincoln c in the front. second pair of pants with me that night. ( laughter ) i have flown with the thunderbirds, and that was way more terrifying to open your mouth in front of the man. >> i know, and he hears everything. he knows just-- he's the most exacting artist, the most exacting musician. but when he's pleased, you know you've done something right, huh? >> stephen: ah, i'm waiting. ( laughter ) >> stephen: we have to take a little bit of a break. but don't go anywhere. we'll be right back with christine baranski. maybe there will be some singing? maybe there will be some singing? ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) think wearing less makeup means no need for a wipe? think again. neutrogena® makeup remover wipes
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certainly about-- i mean, "the good wife" was a simply great show. but the great thing about "the good fight," is all of the characters, particularly mine, live in the present tense. my character's a liberal feminist lawyer, high ideals-- ( applause ) and so for four years, we got to watch a liberal feminist lawyer negotiate the trump years. and she had trump derangement syndrome and would bang her head against the wall or take psilocybin or do aikido, anything to try to cope with trump. so now we're in post-trump, and now i'm one of the two named partners of a law firm that's a black law firm, and i'm the white lawyer. so that makes for interesting conversation, too-- >> stephen: i'm sure it does. >> --and conflict. and i'm married to a republican in the show, so i'm not sure if he voted for trump the second time. so that's interesting pillow talk, too, isn't it? ( laughter ) so the point i'm making is
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it's-- i never get tired of the show because, you know, look what we're living through. every day it's some-- some, you know, new nightmare. and it just gets-- >> stephen: i hadn't noticed. >> i know. i think of you often. you must be-- >> stephen: having a great time. >> yeah. i mean, i admire what you did all those four years. my god. my god. ( applause ) >> stephen: oh, that's very nice of you to say that. now, my understanding-- my understanding that you have a new cast member this year whose name you might have dropped once already in this conversation. mandy patinkin. tell me about this up-and-comer. >> he's playing a rather crackpot judge who takes it upon himself to create a kangaroo court and it's a role that he's so perfect for. and he's with us almost the whole season. and it's funny and audacious. and, you know, it's-- the great thing, in addition to mandy,
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because, you know, broadway has been shut down. we have just had our pick of the just come in and do roles and they're judges and they're lawyers and they do cameos. upon and so you just are looking at the creme deknow, just-- and it's been great to employ these people because they haven't had a theater to go to, to work in. >> stephen: does he still have the beard from "homeland?" >> no, he's clean. he's cleaned up. >> stephen: that had a biblical quality to it and i thought it would go nice with a judge. >> oh, he's biblical, he's biblical in many ways. >> stephen: well, it's so lovely to talk to you. it's always nice to see you, but so much better to see you in person. we talked over covid, you know, over the zoom interviews, which were fun and they were intimate. but one of the problems in talking over zoom you can't sing over zoom. >> no, you can't. >> stephen: because you can't get the rhythm together. you can't stay in the same time. ( applause ) but we tried-- we thought about trying to sing a little sondheim
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together over zoom, and since we're back together, i'd like to try it again ( cheers and applause ) would you-- could we... we've both done "company." >> well, you know, this could be a historic moment because we could be the first two performers since broadway went dark who are going to sing sondheim. we're the first-- ( applause ) >> stephen: this-- this could be-- we should nail this-- let's mail this performance to the smithsonian right away. >> exactly. let's see, jon-- give me a little sondheim in "d." >> jon: okay, let's see that. ( piano flourish ) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ isn't it warm isn't it rosy ♪ side by side by side ♪ ports in a storm comfy and cozy ♪ side by side
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by side ♪lae ) >> stephen: season five of "the good fight" premieres tomorrow on paramount+. christine baranski, everybody! thank you, madame. we'll be right back with a performance by joy oladokun (.applause ) ( cheers and applause ) ( band playing ) mr. clark, your daughter is a very good kisser. when you crave the uncomfortable, try spicy pringles scorchin'. like many people with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, i was there. be right back. but my symptoms were keeping me from where i needed to be. so i talked to my doctor and learned
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♪ the wrong skin i feel like i'm sick ♪ but i'm having trouble swallowing my medicine ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ sunday, carry me carry me down to the water ♪ and wash me clean i'm still struggling ♪ sunday, bury me under the weight of who you need me to be ♪ can't you see i'm struggling? i keep god locked in ♪ a picture frame so i feel a little better about ♪ my numbered days yeah, i confess ♪ the questions and the answers seem to the sound the same ♪ i'm just like the rest standing tall, pretending not to ♪ be afraid
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sunday, carry me ♪ carry me down to the water and wash me clean, i'm still ♪ struggling sunday, bury me under ♪ the weight of who you need me to be ♪ can't you see i'm struggling? sunday, come around ♪ lift me up again never too proud for ♪ a helping hand i've been feeling down ♪ can you heal me now? sunday, come around ♪ lift me up again i'm never too proud for ♪ a helping hand i've been feeling down ♪ can you heal me now? sunday, carry me ♪ carry me down to the water and wash me clean, i'm still ♪ struggling
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sunday, bury me under ♪ the weight of who you need me to be ♪ can't you see i'm struggling? ♪ ♪ ♪ can't you see i'm struggling? ♪ >> stephen: joy oladokun, everybody! ( cheers and applause ) we'll be right back. ( cheers and applause ) ( band pla ng )
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