18 Times Stephen Colbert Was the Best

Everyone has a friend who’s constantly going on about how Stephen Colbert is the best, but who is Stephen Colbert really? What makes him such an American treasure?

Its safe to say there are at least three versions of him and myriad Stephen Colbert good deeds. There’s the original character he created on The Daily Show, the more streamlined walking around talking and pranking version of that character, and the man that Jon Stewart calls “so interesting, smart, and decent,” have made it possible for the real Colbert to contribute to the world in meaningful ways.

Stephen Colbert philanthropy is almost as legendary as the Stephen Colbert comedy legacy. Check out the full list on Ranker