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  1. John Oliver

    John Oliver
    Himself - Host

  2. David Kaye

    David Kaye
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  1. John Oliver

    John Oliver
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Episodes 30

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8.3

Voting

February 14, 2016

John talks about Scalia's love of the Letter of the Law, Chipotle's avian mascot, and how Voter ID laws should be applied to those who write them.

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February 21, 2016

Abortion is theoretically legal, but some states make it practically inaccessible. And how is Hollywood whitewashing still a thing?

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Donald Trump

February 28, 2016

Our main story was about Donald Trump. We can't believe we're saying that either.

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March 6, 2016

Special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That's odd considering most of us don't know they exist.

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Encryption

March 13, 2016

Strong encryption poses problems for law enforcement, is weakening it worth the risks it presents? It’s…complicated.

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Border Wall

March 20, 2016

Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible?

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April 3, 2016

Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to discuss the costs of political spending.

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April 10, 2016

Credit reports play a surprisingly large role in our lives, but even more surprising is how often they contain critical mistakes. John Oliver helps credit agencies see why this is a problem.

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Lead

April 17, 2016

Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street.

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8.7

Puerto Rico

April 24, 2016

Puerto Rico is suffering a massive debt crisis. Lin-Manuel Miranda joins John Oliver to call for relief.

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May 8, 2016

John Oliver on Sticking to the Facts: Media outlets often report new findings from scientific studies, but how many are true?

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7.5

911

May 15, 2016

John Oliver on 911 Reliability: Things you never want to hear: there are no guarantees when you call 911. Emergency call centers are in desperate need of funding and new technology, so “no guarantees” is the unfortunate reality.

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May 22, 2016

Last Week Tonight Tackles U.S. Primaries and Caucuses: The United States selection process for presidential nominees is convoluted — to say the least. Nevertheless, John Oliver reminds Americans that the "middle of the game" is the worst possible time to change the rules.

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6.5

Debt Buyers

June 5, 2016

John Oliver Takes On Debt Buyers: Companies that purchase debt on the cheap will aggressively collect on it. 'Last Week Tonight’ took a hands-on approach to addressing this issue.

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June 12, 2016

John Oliver Covers Ins and Outs of Retirement Plans: Saving for retirement means navigating a potential minefield of high fees and bad advice - Last Week Tonight is here to help.

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9.0

Brexit

June 19, 2016

John Oliver on “Brexiting” from the EU: There might be an innate British desire to diss Europe, but Last Week Tonight lays out exactly why it’s a mistake to leave the EU.

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7.5

Doping

June 26, 2016

Main segment: 2016 Summer Olympics and doping in sports.

Segments: Aftermath of the United Kingdom EU membership referendum.

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July 24, 2016

Main segment: Republican National Convention. Segments: Hillary Clinton's VP Pick; Boris Johnson as Britain's Foreign Secretary; Roger Ailes Resignation; Unauthorised use of music by politicians

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July 31, 2016

Main segment: Democratic National Convention. Segments: Voter ID Laws, 2016 Turkish Purges

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0.0

Journalism

August 7, 2016

John Oliver has some bad news about the state of the industry that gives us our news.

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0.0

Auto Lending

August 14, 2016

Auto lenders can steer vulnerable people into crushing debt. Keegan-Michael Key and Bob Balaban help John Oliver show exactly how.

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10.0

Charter Schools

August 21, 2016

Charter schools are privately run, publicly funded, and irregularly regulated. John Oliver explores why they aren’t at all like pizzerias.

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Scandals

September 25, 2016

Taking a walk down memory lane, 'Last Week Tonight' assesses Donald Trump's vs. Hillary Clinton's scandals.

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October 2, 2016

John Oliver discusses the systems in place to investigate and hold police officers accountable for misconduct.

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Guantánamo

October 9, 2016

John Oliver examines the legal and moral issues surrounding the military prison at Guantánamo Bay.

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10.0

Third Parties

October 16, 2016

Third party candidates want to be serious contenders, so John Oliver considers them seriously as potential presidents.

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Opioids

October 23, 2016

John Oliver discusses the extent and root of the nation’s epidemic of opioid addiction.

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October 30, 2016

Public schools are increasingly divided by race and class. John Oliver discusses the troubling trend towards school resegregation.

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November 6, 2016

Multilevel marketing companies claim to be legitimate businesses, but some seems awfully pyramid shaped, and that's a problem.

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November 13, 2016

The presidential race has been a hell of a ride. ‘Last Week Tonight’ closes out the election and Season 3 with a bang.

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