Release Date: April 2014
10. Donald Trump
Season 3, Episode 3
John talks about the Egyptian president and economic crisis, the Guantanamo Bay shutdown and Donald Trump.
9. Presidency of Donald Trump
Season 4, Episode 30
John Oliver recaps the first year of the Trump presidency and gives a warning about the three techniques he uses to undercut criticisms without addressing the related issues.
8. Dalai Lama
Season 4, Episode 4
John Oliver talks about President Trump, Jeff Sessions and Tibet. He also conducts an interview of Dalai Lama.
7. Stupid Watergate
Season 4, Episode 13
Stupid Watergate is a reference to Nixon presidency’s scandals which led him to resign and Oliver contrasts it with current series of scandals of Trump and how they’ve led to talks of impeachment just within 4 months of his presidency.
Season 5, Episode 30
[HBO] HD. Main story: A look at the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world. Plus, the fate of Russell Crowe’s jockstrap.
Season 2, Episode 2
John riffs on Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, ’50 Shades of Grey’, and the unethical legal practices of tobacco company Phillip Morris International.
4. Sex Ed
Season 2, Episode 24
Sex education in America; GOP Debate; India’s short-lived porn-site ban; overpricing at Whole Foods.
3. Net Neutrality
Season 1, Episode 5
This week’s topics include the rise of the far right political parties in Europe, the Ukrainian election, Afghanistan, Net Neutrality, Australia’s hard-line right-wing Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Season 2, Episode 15
John discusses the 2015 FIFA corruption case.
1. SLAPP Suits
Season 6, Episode 29
After winning a legal battle over his episode Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Coal (2017) involving a Trump-allied coal executive and John’s giant squirrel, John Oliver explains how ‘SLAPP suits’ like this one are designed to stifle public dissent.