Episodes 30

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Brexit III

February 17, 2019

The UK could officially leave the European Union next month, which would be a huge change with hugely damaging consequences.

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Psychics

February 24, 2019

Psychics may seem harmless and fun on TV, but they can make a lot of money by exploiting vulnerable people.

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Automation

March 3, 2019

Automation often seems like a scary new problem, but it’s neither entirely scary nor entirely new.

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Robocalls

March 10, 2019

Robocalls are a growing problem. If only we could make the FCC care a little bit more about fixing it.

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March 17, 2019

John Oliver talks about the power of public shaming, good and bad.

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WWE

March 31, 2019

John Oliver discusses how the WWE takes care of its wrestlers — and how it doesn’t.

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Mobile Homes

April 7, 2019

Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so.

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Opioids II

April 14, 2019

Following some recent revelations about the role of large companies in America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, John Oliver takes another look at the crisis.

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April 21, 2019

Following the release of the Mueller Report, John Oliver discusses what we’ve learned.

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May 5, 2019

John Oliver discusses the lethal injection process, which is definitely not as pleasant as talking about a squeaking frog.

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May 12, 2019

With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions.

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May 19, 2019

America’s system for conducting death investigations is a mess. John Oliver explains why we should all be a little more concerned about fixing it.

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June 2, 2019

John Oliver discusses the medical device industry, which is a huge business with a hugely troubling lack of regulation.

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June 9, 2019

There’s still nothing in our constitution that explicitly prohibits sex discrimination. John Oliver talks about how to fix that.

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Impeachment

June 16, 2019

With a national conversation underway about the possibility of impeachment, John Oliver discusses whether the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

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Everest

June 23, 2019

Climbing Mount Everest has become dangerously popular. John Oliver explains why.

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Warehouses

June 30, 2019

It’s easy to buy things online, and even easier not to think about how they get to you. John Oliver discusses what happens when you click “buy now.”

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Guest Stars 5 Full Cast & Crew

  1. Alberto Bonilla

    Al (Amazon Employee)

  2. Gilbert Gottfried

    Gilbert Gottfried

    Jared Kushner (voice)

  3. Connor Ratliff

    Connor Ratliff

    Sean (Amazon Employee)

  4. Moujan Zolfaghari

    Jackie (Amazon Employee)

  5. Thomas Middleditch

    Thomas Middleditch

    Narrator (voice)

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Boris Johnson

July 28, 2019

John Oliver explains how Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has succeeded – not despite his bumbling persona, but often because of it.

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Prison Labor

August 4, 2019

John Oliver explains how prisoners make and spend money, and how companies can profit at the expense of their families.

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August 11, 2019

John Oliver takes a look at the president of Turkmenistan, a dangerous autocrat with some notably strange obsessions.

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August 18, 2019

John Oliver discusses the roles that gender and racial bias can play in medical treatment.

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Filibuster

September 8, 2019

John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn't, and why it's stupid to drink coffee like a cat.

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September 15, 2019

Legal immigration is a term which was repeated throughout the Trump presidency. But John Oliver explains its absurdity as well as why people resort to illegal means to enter the country. He breaks down all the four ways a person can enter USA legally: Family, Employment, Good Luck (Visa Lottery), Bad Luck (Refugee).

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September 29, 2019

Compounding pharmacies create medication tailored to the specific needs of individual patients. John Oliver explains why this small corner of the drug market can cause big problems.

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October 6, 2019

John Oliver discusses China’s one-child policy, and all its consequences, intended and not.

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Weather

October 13, 2019

John talks about Weather forecasting, Barry Lee Myers and the National Weather Service

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Trump & Syria

October 27, 2019

John Oliver discusses the alarming decision to pull U.S. troops away from the border between Turkey and Syria.

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November 3, 2019

John Oliver discusses how voting machines work, how they don’t, and how we can fix them.

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SLAPP Suits

November 10, 2019

After winning a legal battle involving a coal executive and a giant squirrel, John Oliver explains how SLAPP suits are designed to stifle public dissent.

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The Census

November 17, 2019

Main story: 2020 United States Census; plus, the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump and Chiitan.

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