It’s no secret that Stephen Colbert is a fan of animals, but he’s definitely got a complaint about those animal shelter commercials featuring Sarah McLachlan: they’re a little too sad. That’s why on a recent episode of “The Late Show,” Colbert enlisted the help of Aubrey Plaza to get some puppies adopted through less depressing methods.
In the “Late Show Rescue Dog Rescue” segment, Colbert took a light-hearted and “dishonest” approach to animal rescue.
With the help of “professional liar” Aubry Plaza, the duo took turns lying about the puppies to make them more appealing to potential adopters. ?
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Any time Plaza is in a sketch you know it’s gonna be great!
But easily the funniest part of the segment came when Plaza showed off Murphy, a shepherd/rottweiler mix.
Always a pro, Plaza didn’t let something like a little dog kiss keep her from praising Murph.
When Colbert asked Plaza:
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Plaza came back with another quick lie/joke:
Step aside, Eric Andre and Rosario Dawson, Aubry Plaza and Murphy are the next big showbiz couple experiencing puppy love.
Be sure to check out the entire segment here:
As always, Colbert and Plaza had great chemistry.