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Colbert Mocks Biden's "Will & Grace" Name-Drop

The Comedy Central funnyman riffed on VP Biden's sitcom taste.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012  |  Updated 6:41 AM EDT
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Colbert Mocks Biden's "Will & Grace" Name-Drop

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Stephen Colbert poked fun at Joe Biden's TV taste.

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On Sunday's edition of NBC's "Meet the Press," Vice President Joe Biden told host David Gregory that he is "absolutely comfortable" with gay marriage.

What shaped that opinion, you ask?

"I think 'Will & Grace' probably did more to educate the American public than almost anything anybody's every done so far," Biden said.

On Monday's edition of "The Colbert Report," the eponymous faux-conservative mocked Biden's same-sex sitcom statement, placing the video clip at the end of a montage of notorious Biden flubs and gaffes. (Check out the clip below):  

Colbert feigned offense and disgust at other popular sitcoms with gay characters, like ABC's "Modern Family" and Fox's "Glee." He invited "Will & Grace" star Eric McCormack on the show to rehearse a NSFW sitcom antidote to "Will & Grace" that probably won't do anything to educate the American public. (Check out the full clip below):

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