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Colbert Cold Open Turns Rudy Giuliani Into Worst Batman Ever (Video)

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Last Updated: December 18, 2019 @ 7:29 AM

“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” used its Tuesday cold open to turn President Trump ally Rudy Giuliani into the absolute worst Batman of all time.

Yes, it was a particularly cold cold open. Brr.

This all happened because Trump called his pal Giuliani “probably the greatest crime fighter over the last 50 years.” To the Bat Cave!

Cartoon graphics resembling the old “Batman” TV show’s opening credits accompanied its iconic theme song. Adjectives — real or made up — like “Winey,” (we think they meant “Whiney”?) “Drinky” and “Teethy” flashed onto the screen. Those replaced the “Sock!” and “Pow!” moments from Adam West’s days as the Caped Crusader.

Don’t forget “Zok!” Whatever that is.

Some of these villains should look familiar as well. Parody laws can be a great thing — just ask the CBS late-night show’s graphics department.

Think twice before the send up the “R” signal, however. Not only is Rudy probably going to mess it all up anyway, the former New York City mayor will be way out of breath by the time he gets there.

We don’t even want to know who this guy’s Robin would be.

Watch the Colbert video above.

Reminisce with the 1966 version of the real ones below.

Thank goodness for the Christopher Nolan movies.