Stephen Colbert Officiated a Wedding That Included Shots, Strippers, Smokey the Bear, and Mandy Patinkin

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One of the negative effects of the government shutdown is that all national parks are closed. And when those parks are closed, the weddings that were previously scheduled to be held there had to be canceled. So sad! But Stephen Colbert wasn’t going to stand idly by while romance was dashed under the feet of stubborn congressmen. No, he decided to help out one of the screwed-over couples by having the wedding right on his show. And he did it right, including both the bachelor and bachelorette parties and some special guests. Check out part one above, with the thrilling conclusion of the nuptials below.