Was It Really That Bad?
is a featured segment of
the Greatest American Television Show--EVER!!!, The Colbert Report.


Was It Really That Bad? is a recurring segment of The Colbert Report in which Stephen examines wether or not certain historical events were as bad as they are purported to have been.

Events ExaminedEdit

  • Inspired Arthur Miller's The Crucible and his later boning of Marilyn Monroe
  • Do Process (Do you burn when we set fire to you?)
  • Innocent Until Proven Amphibious
  • Profiling was acceptable
  • Everyone was found guilty
  • Ended witchcraft in America

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