The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Season 13 Episode 157

Ron Howard

Aired Weekdays 11:00 PM Dec 04, 2008 on Comedy Central

Episode Recap

Three auto industry CEOs carpool to Washington to ask again for a bailout. Dr. Aasif Mandvi learns there's no cure for liberalism. Ron Howard does a cheesy Richard Nixon impression. Intro - Frank Langella's Looks (00:18) Jon wants Ron Howard to tell him if Frank Langella smells as good as he looks. Clusterf#@k to the Poor House - Bean on a Plate Edition (06:01) The heads of Ford, GM and Chrysler humbly drive to Washington to ask for more money. Autoerotic Explanation (02:17) Wall Street lost $7 trillion without selling anything -- at least when Detroit loses money, we get cars. Paging Dr. Mandvi - Political Genes (04:55) Dr. Aasif Mandvi attempts to cure the mysterious illness of liberalism. Ron Howard (06:38) Ron Howard and Jon talk about quirky Richard Nixon. Moment of Zen - No Assurances (00:14) Gene Dodaro can't provide assurance that a $34 billion bailout will fix the auto industry.

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