Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Unloads on Roy Moore

Mr. Colbert parodied Mr. Sessions for repeatedly saying that his memory had failed him.

“I do now recall — oop, now I’ve forgotten it again! Poof, it’s gone! Where’d you go, where’d you go? There were so many meetings about collusion, I’ve got the collusion confusion.” — STEPHEN COLBERT

Trevor Noah on Trump and the TPP

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President Trump on Tuesday concluded his 12-day tour of Asia. On “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah took the opportunity to discuss the region’s geopolitics. He pointed out that Mr. Trump has not only refused to sign onto the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a Pacific Rim trade deal that he has long opposed; he’s refused to fashion a replacement for it. Mr. Noah said this opened up opportunities for China to take a leading role that the United States historically would have occupied.

“Let me break it down like this: The TPP is a lot like T.P., O.K.? I’ll tell you what happened to me with my roommate once: He insisted on buying the [expletive] cheap toilet paper that you could find. I hated it, and I was like, ‘We gotta get rid of the toilet paper.’ So he did, but he didn’t replace it with anything else. And if you don’t replace what you don’t like with something else, you’re going to be in deep [expletive], literally and figuratively.” — TREVOR NOAH

The Punchiest Punchlines (Philippines Edition)

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“President Trump is headed home after his trip to Asia. And I saw that at one point, 2,000 protesters in the Philippines were shouting, ‘Go home!’ While back in America, 60 million people were shouting, ‘Stay there!’” — JIMMY FALLON

“According to a national poll, only 16 percent of Americans believe that Republican Alabama candidate Roy Moore should stay in the Senate race, following allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. Sixteen percent — or as Moore calls it, ‘old-enough percent.’” — SETH MEYERS

The Bits Worth Watching

Hard to imagine a better “Carpool Karaoke” partner than Pink, one of pop’s most durable stars.

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Jordan Klepper managed to parody Alex Jones and opponents of the Black Lives Matter movement in one fell swoop. On “The Opposition” on Tuesday, he announced his “All Lives Friday” sale (instead of “Black Friday” — get it?).

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What We’re Excited About on Wednesday Night

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Mr. Noah on Wednesday will sit down with the Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon, whose new documentary, “Heroin(e),” tells the story of three women working to make a difference in Huntington, W.Va., an Appalachian city where the opiate overdose rate is 10 times the national average.

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