Did you miss satirical news pundit Stephen Colbert's brief appearance in the new Hobbit movie? Some eagle-eyed viewers have spotted the Tolkien superfan's face in Lake-town.

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imgur user leonis89 uploaded this gif, along with Colbert's appearance on David Letterman saying that he and his family appear in the current installment of The Hobbit in Lake-town. Sure enough, here he is as a Lake-town spy. Here's a static image of the appearance, via reddit:

And over on BuzzFeed, you can see Colbert's wife and children getting in on the cameo fun.

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Stephen Colbert's cameo in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug [imgur via Nerdcore]