Tom Hanks And Stephen Argue Christmas Tree Technique

  • Published on Dec 13, 2017
  • 'The Post' star Tom Hanks and Stephen debate the proper decorative approaches to a Christmas tree.
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Comments • 987

  • Don Sylvester
    Don Sylvester 18 hours ago

    Two of the most likable men on the planet.

  • Adrienne Bolles
    Adrienne Bolles 4 days ago

    Actually tinsel on a Flock tree was always scary for me. Pure chemicals, yet the kitch factor is real.

  • nartrokobs 2
    nartrokobs 2 5 days ago

    His dad looked like Jon Bernthal... (or the other way around rather) America brought the Punisher to the pacific front 😂😬

  • D Confused
    D Confused 6 days ago

    Hanks perpetuates the moon landing hoax. I am no longer a fan. Debating with someone saying one thing and another saying the opposite is just insanity. Not going there. One opinion is enough

  • Taylor Hadfield
    Taylor Hadfield 7 days ago

    I do the white warm lights a strand of twinkling, and only like a strand spaced very sparsely spaced multicolored lights that to me look like little candies so that we get the ultimate Christmas tree

  • Meaghan Simpson
    Meaghan Simpson 17 days ago

    Now folks we just need to be SMART enough as USA have the balls and tits to get our acts together and reclaim our Constitutional rights, which have been seriously eroded by people who know nobody even teaches about our precious USA Constitution! People Obama was supposedly a constitutional lawyer...who agreed to help destroy a lot of our Constitutional rights...paving the path for insane and immoral and illegal gov officials to totally fuck with our rights and allowing Zuckerberg lizard and others to block and censure truths on all sides!!! HEY Stephen If you are a real humanitarian you must get Tom Hanks and all Americans to reclaim our Constitution and rescue our rights being held captive “in the National Archives! WE THE PEOPLE MUST RISE UP AND ALL BECOME THE REAL GUARDS OF OUR CONSTITUTION NOW!!!

  • V
    V 19 days ago

    HANKS/REEVES 2020?!?

  • Alison Diaz
    Alison Diaz 21 day ago

    And to think Tom Hanks used to wear dresses for a living! Remember "Bosom Buddies?" I have all of the episodes!

  • Nic Kirito
    Nic Kirito 22 days ago

    Look at his weird ring, and how he makes it look like a red eye peaking out. freaky

  • Victor Moregore
    Victor Moregore 23 days ago

    He has a Crack Staff???

  • Narguesse Stevens
    Narguesse Stevens 24 days ago

    I’m with Tom - coordinated Christmas tree decorations - different theme every year

  • Nicki nurse
    Nicki nurse 24 days ago

    Who thinks trump could have quoted any of the constitution if his life depended on it.

  • Ratboy2004
    Ratboy2004 25 days ago

    Lights bottom to top. Lights should match bulbs. LOL

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylor 25 days ago

    I am Sooooooo with Tom on the Tinsel !!! But I am for Flashing Multi Color !

  • Alcagaur1
    Alcagaur1 25 days ago

    The nerd off is wonderful.

  • Nicole Ruffin
    Nicole Ruffin 26 days ago

    Ok Colbert tone down the bitchiness. He was thanking you for allowing him to be in your shows band and wishing you blessings. I still love you. But damn! Lol As you welcome Tom Hanks on as a of the most humble humans on this planet.

  • A G
    A G 26 days ago

    BEST interview, EVER!!

  • leonidus66
    leonidus66 26 days ago +1

    Ask trump to speak the first sentence in the declaration of independence. Lmao

  • Gary Cooper
    Gary Cooper 26 days ago +1

    Tom means lead. Lead was the toxic material on old-school Christmas tinsel. You could absorb some lead by touching it, but much more, of course, if you licked it, chewed it, or ate it, as small children and pets are apt to do.

  • Dallas Taylor
    Dallas Taylor 27 days ago

    Mr Hanks needs some kind of icon in the lower third that shows the number of appearances he's had including Letterman years. Also every appearance should start with a clip of him eating all those hotdogs.

  • Luqe Prisecaru
    Luqe Prisecaru 27 days ago

    still so fucking funny these two

  • Hunter Bungay
    Hunter Bungay 27 days ago

    Tom's looking bloody great.

  • ASMR touch
    ASMR touch 28 days ago

    Tinsel would DESTROY your pets digestive tract.

  • DrGyalfren
    DrGyalfren 29 days ago

    Oh, the wow what a cliffhanger is back yay.

  • Sheena Armstrong
    Sheena Armstrong Month ago

    Tom Hanks' dad looks half asian. Does that mean that Tom Hanks is one quarter Asian? Tom Hanks doesn't look Asian at all. Was Tom Hanks adopted by an Asian family?

  • Kris Frederick
    Kris Frederick Month ago

    They don't even sell tinsel anymore, supposedly it's a fire hazard. Kids barely even trick or treat anymore. That's how I know I'm old. (30's)

  • Sis I Si
    Sis I Si 3 months ago

    BOTTOM TO TOP AND MULTI COLOURED ALL THE WAY....even though I have boycotted Xmas for the last 5 years

  • Jeff Stone
    Jeff Stone 3 months ago

    Excuse me!! As avowed America-hating socialist pinko liberals, you must not use the words "Christmas tree". It is a "Godless non-deviationist plant-based tribute to the visionary genius of Marx, Mao and Lenin, may the Red Banner flutter proudly above the vanguard of the proletariat, and may collectivist labour annihilate the bourgeois kulak exploiters of the peasants...tree." And you know it is!!

  • Король лев Production

    I swear to God. If something happens to Tom Hanks...I mean, why can't he live forever😪. But all I can hope for, that it won't come so soon...

  • Maura Hagarty-Bannon
    Maura Hagarty-Bannon 4 months ago

    What would our conversation today be if those who've taken an oath to defend our Constitution revered it as much as these two lovely men?

  • Dan Witzke
    Dan Witzke 5 months ago

    "If you don't understand the beauty of a symmetrically designed Christmas tree, get off my show."
    Tom Hanks.

  • us and them
    us and them 6 months ago

    Christmas? When Christ was born --> And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. Luke 2:8 KJB
    Shepherds were NOT in the field on Dec 25th because it gets quite cold in Israel. Remember, Peter warmed his hands by the fire in APRIL.
    On Dec 25th the sheep had been shorn and were in pens for mutual warmth. Catholics invented the lie of 'christmas' Roman Catholicism is Satan's masterpiece of deception.

  • Oscar Jimenez
    Oscar Jimenez 6 months ago

    Dad looks like The Punisher

  • Otaku Human
    Otaku Human 7 months ago +1

    Tom hanks, the only man in the world with classic-modern swag.

  • Higgs Boson
    Higgs Boson 9 months ago

    You HAVE to colour coordinate lights and decorations!

  • Red Sonja
    Red Sonja 10 months ago

    Tom has his fathers lips, eyes, and gaze.

  • Cheryl Sibson
    Cheryl Sibson 11 months ago

    yeah, I was thinking Magna Carta then they said it almost in uni-sense the constitution, and although Tom Hanks Dad would never be teased for his eyebrows, which is a good thing!

  • ReSa Chase
    ReSa Chase 11 months ago

    Your #pedo

  • Pat Doyle
    Pat Doyle 11 months ago

    Tom Hanks wife sounds like mine - except that mine was so anal about it she sucked all the fun out of Christmas. I think her mother had delusions of being Martha Stewart, and my wife was always trying to live up to that. In my family, the only thing the adults did decorating the tree was to string the lights and get them working - whatever lights we had. And then we kids went to town with the ornaments, toxic tinsel, and whatever else seemed to work. It was big fun. I am sure our tree often looked like a Vegas whore, but then, they can be fun too! And my mom was a consummate baker and made awesome Christmas cookies - the best of which we never had. She would let us "help" while she crafted little baked artworks to send to relatives, and we mostly got whatever we made from her dough. She would paint sugar cookies with icings of many colors - Santas with their red suits with white trim and chocolate boots, while I might make a green and yellow Santa with icing meant for Christmas tree cookies and stars. She would make perfect, uniform chocolate chip cookies and my brothers and I would compete to try to make the biggest or smallest cookie and often throw in raisins, or M&Ms or try to top them with Hershey kisses. Needless to say, our efforts tended to be less than optimal - but we had fun.

  • willow works 1314
    willow works 1314 11 months ago


    NOURA A 11 months ago

    He got the worst introductions to his guests.

  • Gwen Gayhart
    Gwen Gayhart 11 months ago

    Hahahaha...same send-up my parents go through every single year for the past 52!

  • dsthorp
    dsthorp 11 months ago

    You do have the best band on TV.

  • Lana Kahl
    Lana Kahl 11 months ago

    I learned the preamble from School House Rock! Hey,it worked for me!!😁

  • Kathy D
    Kathy D 11 months ago

    Who could possibly not be in awe of Tom Hanks? From the 70s show he starred in, where he had to dress like a woman so he could live in the apartment that didn't rent to men. From thst cheesy sitcom, to the outstanding performances he has given for us, including: Forrest Gump, Philadelphia (Tom played the part of a gay man that is infected with AIDS, the voice of Woody in all the "Toy Story" movies, and "Saving Private Ryan". Tom Hanks is a national treasure❤

  • D. Mills
    D. Mills 11 months ago

    If you think tinsel, colored lights and flashing is gaudy, this year I bought a used, prelit fake tree. No instructions. Quite lovely but when I hit the “on” button it didn’t just light up, it began to ROTATE. WTH?! My house looked like a Barney’s window 😆

  • Arabella Davis/Tried &True.

    Random Fact: Tom Hanks collects typewriters. :)

  • Rose Bottom
    Rose Bottom 11 months ago

    Found a Wynton Marsalis record that has Jon Batiste on it!

  • Carmela Szymanski
    Carmela Szymanski 11 months ago

    Strands of Lead.. childhood..

  • EnviroArtiste86
    EnviroArtiste86 11 months ago

    i had to memorize the preamble in the 90's for school. thanks to school house rock i still remember it to this day

  • Lora Z
    Lora Z 11 months ago

    This is the wholesomeness we NEED

  • gaetan legrand
    gaetan legrand 11 months ago

    love it ........Tom and Stephen are just the best ....and soo smart

  • YF M
    YF M 11 months ago

    Did anyone notice that was a mugshot of Tom Hanks dad?

  • Terri Kukla
    Terri Kukla 11 months ago

    Steve and Tom 2020..imagine how
    great that would be..

  • schlossBOSS
    schlossBOSS 11 months ago

    What song are they playing?!?

  • JoAnne Markov
    JoAnne Markov 11 months ago

    I needed this today. It’s legitimately my favorite thing on the internet.

  • OhNoNotFrank
    OhNoNotFrank 11 months ago

    Rachel Maddow as Tom Hanks?!

  • john kindon
    john kindon 11 months ago +1

    Tom hanks is a world icon period.

  • Igor Schmidlapp
    Igor Schmidlapp 11 months ago +1

    Ah, yes... I remember good ol' toxic metal tinsel.... it had weight, so it hung better on the tree, looking more like ice...
    My 7th grade history teacher made us memorize and recite the Preamble of the Constitution... I can STILL recite it, 50 years later... and with each year, it gains more meaning...

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 11 months ago

      Igor Schmidlapp
      When it was announced that lead-based icicles were going to be pulled from the market, my mother went to pretty much every store in Santa Clara County and bought them out. We used only blue lights.