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Colbert Debuts New Palin-Inspired Opening Credits (VIDEO)

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The show's rugged intro -- which shows the Palins hunting, fishing and logging -- also had Colbert feeling a little self-conscious about his own show's opening credits.

So Colbert decided to wear a 5 o'clock shadow and premiere the new credits for Stephen Colbert's Report, showing him punching a fish, blowing up a mountainside and machine-gunning down a tree.

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