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Mario Gets The Colbert Bump On Last Night's Report

by Dan Ryckert on Jul 28, 2010 at 12:40 PM

Stephen Colbert has featured numerous video game references during his five years on The Colbert Report, and he gave a shout out to everyone's favorite plumber last night. During a segment about the BP oil spill, he mentioned how a new idea to cap the leak came from an "anonymous plumber." We won't spoil the joke too much in case you want to check it out, but Stephen ran down a couple of reasons why he thinks Mario must be the mystery man.