Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Specials
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Specials
First Air Date: April 27, 2014
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0x57 Rocks (May 29, 2022)
0x56 Air Bud (April 25, 2022)
John Oliver discusses rules, moral intention, and 1997's Air Bud.
0x55 Da Vinci Code (January 09, 2022)
John Oliver discusses The Da Vinci Code: the book, the film, and, for some reason, the cultural phenomenon.
0x54 Snack Video Games (December 05, 2021)
John Oliver explores the lost world of snack-sponsored video games, and pitches some ideas to today’s snack brands.
0x53 Local Car Commercials Update (October 17, 2021)
John Oliver reveals the brave local car dealership that agreed to produce Last Week Tonight’s commercial script, sight unseen.
0x52 John Dillermand (July 18, 2021)
John Oliver explains why a Danish children's cartoon resonates with him so much.
0x51 Octopuses (July 11, 2021)
John Oliver explains why octopuses are cool, great, and yes, called “octopuses”.
0x50 Cereal (May 30, 2021)
0x49 Lost Graphics Vol. 4 (April 25, 2021)
0x48 Pringles Update (December 06, 2020)
0x47 Push Notifications (January 20, 2020)
John Oliver explains what type of news should – and shouldn’t – warrant a push notification.
0x46 SantaCon (December 08, 2019)
The holiday season brings with it a host of annual traditions. John Oliver discusses one of the worst.
0x45 Retractions (August 26, 2018)
John Oliver sets the record straight about some dubious claims he’s made in the past.
0x44 Lost Graphics Vol. 3 (July 15, 2018)
John Oliver shares another collection of his favorite graphics that never made it onto the show.
0x43 Net Neutrality Update (May 14, 2017)
John Oliver discusses the recent flood of comments posted on the FCC's website.
0x42 Birds (September 11, 2016)
John Oliver isn’t fond of birds. So as they begin their migration for winter he gives them a piece of his mind.
0x41 Labor Day (September 04, 2016)
Intrigued by the rule against wearing white after Labor Day, John Oliver suggests some other holiday rules to live by.
0x40 Johnny Strong (August 28, 2016)
Fed up with the constant stream of superhero movies, John Oliver pitches an original idea for a summer blockbuster based on the adventures of Johnny Strong.
0x39 Endorsements (July 16, 2016)
John Oliver makes some official political endorsements.
0x38 Fan Mail Vol. 2 (July 10, 2016)
John Oliver reads some fan mail, once again they all come from YouTube comments.
0x37 Independence Day (July 03, 2016)
To celebrate the anniversary of America’s Independence John Oliver reminds us what they lost in the process.
0x36 How is this Not a Thing? (May 29, 2016)
John Oliver looks at some things that don't exist, but definitely should.
0x35 Cicadas (May 01, 2016)
A mass of cicadas will soon emerge after 17 years in the ground so John Oliver attempts to fill them in on what they have missed since 1999.
0x34 Conspiracies (March 27, 2016)
John Oliver delves into the world of conspiracies and the imagination required to create them. He attempts to wake up the sheeple by showing how Cadbury's Crème Egg is funding the Illuminati.
0x33 Lost Graphics Vol. 2 (January 24, 2016)
John Oliver shares more of his favorite graphics that never made it on the show.
0x32 Revised Resolutions (January 03, 2016)
John Oliver helps you revise the New Year’s resolutions you’ve already failed to keep.
0x31 Regifting (December 13, 2015)
You will receive at least one horrible gift this month. John Oliver has some tips for getting rid of it.
0x30 Facebook Privacy Hoax Debunked (September 30, 2015)
John Oliver explains that the Facebook privacy protection messages are a hoax and tells you how to actually protect your personal information.
0x29 Back To School (September 06, 2015)
John Oliver gives students a crash course in everything they will learn — or not learn — in school this year.
0x28 History Lies (August 30, 2015)
John Oliver shares some of his favorite completely made-up history facts.
0x27 Shallow Dives (July 05, 2015)
Instead of covering 1 topic in 15 minutes, John Oliver covers 15 topics in 1 minute.
0x26 And Now - People Prematurely Declaring The End of Obamacare (June 28, 2015)
Five years of people prematurely declaring the end of Obamacare. (This is a web-exclusive video.)
0x25 The Mittens of Disapproval Are On (June 08, 2015)
John responds to former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner’s wild “The Gloves Are Off” paid political program by buying his own airtime on Trinidad television.
0x24 Lost Graphics (May 24, 2015)
John Oliver shows off some of his favorite graphics that never made it onto the show.
0x23 Edward Snowden on Passwords (April 09, 2015)
John Oliver and Edward Snowden talk password security.
0x22 April Fools' Day (March 29, 2015)
April Fools’ Day is awful. Please stand with John Oliver and take the Last Week Tonight No-Prank Pledge.
0x21 Fifty Shades #NotMyChristian Apology (January 25, 2015)
John Oliver apologizes to Jamie Dornan for perpetuating the #NotMyChristian hashtag...sort of.
0x20 New Year's Eve (December 28, 2014)
New Year's Eve is the worst. John Oliver has some great excuses for getting out of it.
0x19 Turkey Pardoning (November 23, 2014)
Turkey pardoning is a weird tradition. They're basically all guilty... of being delicious.
0x18 1,000,000 YouTube Subscribers (November 02, 2014)
We have accumulated 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers. We’re not really sure what that means!
0x17 Real Animals, Fake Paws Footage (October 19, 2014)
0x16 Pumpkin Spice (October 12, 2014)
0x15 Roger Goodell (September 21, 2014)
Roger Goodell spoke about the NFL’s recent controversies. And he spoke badly. Boo this man.
0x14 Cookie Monster's Ideas (September 02, 2014)
Cookie Monster has a few ideas to share with John Oliver. John just wants you to watch their special news report on words.
0x13 Fan Mail Vol. 1 (August 31, 2014)
John Oliver reads fan mail, but because no one sends mail anymore, it’s all from YouTube comments.
0x12 John Oliver Literally Destroys Piñatas (August 24, 2014)
Watch John Oliver deliver an epic takedown of piñatas.
0x11 #WeGotThoseGeckos (August 03, 2014)
Last week on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver told us to tell Vladimir Putin to #GoGetThoseGeckos. This week, there's some good news...#WeGotThoseGeckos.
0x10 Fireworks (July 06, 2014)
With Last Week Tonight on hiatus, John Oliver takes to the internet to cover the most important story of the past week: Fireworks.
0x09 Pepe Julian Onziema Interview Pt. II (June 29, 2014)
John Oliver talks in depth with Ugandan LGBTI rights activist Pepe Julian Onziema about the oppressive anti-gay legislation in Uganda as well as the western involvement in inspiring those laws.
0x08 Stephen Hawking Extended Interview (June 15, 2014)
John Oliver talks to Stephen Hawking in the first installment of Last Week Tonight's new "People Who Think Good" series. They cover such topics as parallel universes, artificial intelligence, and Charlize Theron.
0x07 #MutuallyAssuredHumiliation (May 29, 2014)
With this web exclusive video, the Last Week Tonight staff would like to thank some of the heroes and pioneers who helped make the internet a safer place through #MutuallyAssuredHumiliation.
0x06 Last Week's News... We Think (May 25, 2014)
John Oliver delivers last week's news, predicted two weeks ago. You get it. Just watch.
0x05 Fareed Zakaria Interview Pt. 2 (May 18, 2014)
John Oliver and Fareed Zakaria further discuss the victory of Narendra Modi in India's recent election.
0x04 Letter of the Week: POM Wonderful (May 04, 2014)
In response to our segment in our premiere on food labeling, POM Wonderful sent us a refrigerator full of juice and an elegantly worded letter implying what we can do with it.
0x03 Simon Ostrovsky Interview (May 04, 2014)
John Oliver interviews Vice news journalist Simon Ostrovsky who was held captive in Ukraine. This is still a comedy show, we promise.
0x02 President Obama Meets a Robot: Web Exclusive (April 27, 2014)
John Oliver discusses President Barack Obama's trip to Japan where he met a "scary" robot.
0x01 General Keith Alexander Extended Interview (April 27, 2014)
John Oliver interviews General Keith Alexander, former head of the NSA. General Alexander discusses Edward Snowden and helps John rebrand a national security organization.