John Oliver interviews General Keith Alexander, former head of the NSA. General Alexander discusses Edward Snowden and helps John rebrand a national security organization.
2: President Obama Meets a Robot: Web Exclusive
Apr 27, 2014
John Oliver discusses President Barack Obama's trip to Japan where he met a "scary" robot.
3: Simon Ostrovsky Interview
May 4, 2014
John Oliver interviews Vice news journalist Simon Ostrovsky who was held captive in Ukraine.
This is still a comedy show, we promise.
4: Letter of the Week: POM Wonderful
May 4, 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.
5: 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.
6: 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.
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.
8: Stephen Hawking Extended Interview
Jun 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.
9: Pepe Julian Onziema Interview Pt. II
Jun 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.
Jul 6, 2014
With Last Week Tonight on hiatus, John Oliver takes to the internet to cover the most important story of the past week: Fireworks.
Aug 3, 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.
12: John Oliver Literally Destroys Piñatas
Aug 24, 2014
Watch John Oliver deliver an epic takedown of piñatas.
13: Fan Mail Vol. 1
Aug 31, 2014
John Oliver reads fan mail, but because no one sends mail anymore, it’s all from YouTube comments.
14: Cookie Monster's Ideas
Sep 2, 2014
Cookie Monster has a few ideas to share with John Oliver. John just wants you to watch their special news report on words.
15: Roger Goodell
Sep 21, 2014
Roger Goodell spoke about the NFL’s recent controversies. And he spoke badly. Boo this man.
16: Pumpkin Spice
Oct 12, 2014
17: Real Animals, Fake Paws Footage
Oct 19, 2014
18: 1,000,000 YouTube Subscribers
Nov 2, 2014
We have accumulated 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers. We’re not really sure what that means!
19: Turkey Pardoning
Nov 23, 2014
Turkey pardoning is a weird tradition. They're basically all guilty... of being delicious.
20: New Year's Eve
Dec 28, 2014
New Year's Eve is the worst. John Oliver has some great excuses for getting out of it.
21: Fifty Shades #NotMyChristian Apology
Jan 25, 2015
John Oliver apologizes to Jamie Dornan for perpetuating the #NotMyChristian hashtag...sort of.
22: April Fools' Day
Mar 29, 2015
April Fools’ Day is awful. Please stand with John Oliver and take the Last Week Tonight No-Prank Pledge.
23: Edward Snowden on Passwords
Apr 9, 2015
John Oliver and Edward Snowden talk password security.
24: Lost Graphics
May 24, 2015
John Oliver shows off some of his favorite graphics that never made it onto the show.
25: The Mittens of Disapproval Are On
Jun 8, 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.
26: And Now - People Prematurely Declaring The End of Obamacare
Jun 28, 2015
Five years of people prematurely declaring the end of Obamacare. (This is a web-exclusive video.)
27: Shallow Dives
Jul 5, 2015
Instead of covering 1 topic in 15 minutes, John Oliver covers 15 topics in 1 minute.
28: History Lies
Aug 30, 2015
John Oliver shares some of his favorite completely made-up history facts.
29: Back To School
Sep 6, 2015
John Oliver gives students a crash course in everything they will learn — or not learn — in school this year.
30: Facebook Privacy Hoax Debunked
Sep 30, 2015
John Oliver explains that the Facebook privacy protection messages are a hoax and tells you how to actually protect your personal information.
Dec 13, 2015
You will receive at least one horrible gift this month. John Oliver has some tips for getting rid of it.
32: Revised Resolutions
Jan 3, 2016
John Oliver helps you revise the New Year’s resolutions you’ve already failed to keep.
33: Lost Graphics Vol. 2
Jan 24, 2016
John Oliver shares more of his favorite graphics that never made it on the show.
Mar 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.
May 1, 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.
36: How is this Not a Thing?
May 29, 2016
John Oliver looks at some things that don't exist, but definitely should.
37: Independence Day
Jul 3, 2016
To celebrate the anniversary of America’s Independence John Oliver reminds us what they lost in the process.
38: Fan Mail Vol. 2
Jul 10, 2016
John Oliver reads some fan mail, once again they all come from YouTube comments.
Jul 16, 2016
John Oliver makes some official political endorsements.
40: Johnny Strong
Aug 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.
41: Labor Day
Sep 4, 2016
Intrigued by the rule against wearing white after Labor Day, John Oliver suggests some other holiday rules to live by.
Sep 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.
43: Net Neutrality Update
May 14, 2017
John Oliver discusses the recent flood of comments posted on the FCC's website.
44: Lost Graphics Vol. 3
Jul 15, 2018
John Oliver shares another collection of his favorite graphics that never made it onto the show.
Aug 26, 2018
John Oliver sets the record straight about some dubious claims he’s made in the past.
Dec 8, 2019
The holiday season brings with it a host of annual traditions. John Oliver discusses one of the worst.
47: Push Notifications
Jan 20, 2020
John Oliver explains what type of news should – and shouldn’t – warrant a push notification.
48: Pringles Update
Dec 6, 2020
With the help of viewers at home, John tries to get to the bottom of an important mystery.
49: Lost Graphics Vol. 4
Apr 25, 2021
John Oliver shares some of his favorite graphics that never made it to air.
May 30, 2021
John Oliver explains why we need a fun new cereal, and makes a proposition for Cheerios.
Jul 11, 2021
John Oliver explains why octopuses are cool, great, and yes, called “octopuses”.
52: John Dillermand
Jul 18, 2021
John Oliver explains why a Danish children's cartoon resonates with him so much.
53: Masterpiece Gallery Tour
Aug 25, 2021
You are cordially invited to attend Last Week Tonight's Masterpiece Gallery Tour. Visit lwtgallery.com or johnoliverhasyourraterotica.com for details.
54: Local Car Commercials Update
Oct 17, 2021
John Oliver reveals the brave local car dealership that agreed to produce Last Week Tonight’s commercial script, sight unseen.
55: Snack Video Games
Dec 5, 2021
John Oliver explores the lost world of snack-sponsored video games, and pitches some ideas to today’s snack brands.
56: Da Vinci Code
Jan 9, 2022
John Oliver discusses The Da Vinci Code: the book, the film, and, for some reason, the cultural phenomenon.
57: Air Bud
Apr 25, 2022
John Oliver discusses rules, moral intention, and 1997's Air Bud.
May 29, 2022
John Oliver discusses Kandiss Taylor, a prominent loser in the race for governor of Georgia, and fierce anti-rock activist.
59: Beach Dolls
Jul 3, 2022
John Oliver discusses a surplus of dolls which have been mysteriously washing up on the beach in Texas, and, crucially, how they can be destroyed.
60: AI Images
Aug 28, 2022
John Oliver discusses the new trend of AI-generated images based on text prompts, and, of course, what it all has to do with cabbage.
Dec 18, 2022
John Oliver explores trash and takes care of some unfinished business in the Ohio of Sweden.
62: Last Squeak Tonight
Apr 9, 2023
a full alternative story about Chuck E. Cheese, a different crumbling American institution.