The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - Season 16

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Episode Guide

  • Tony Bennett
    Episode 124
    9/29/11
    8.5

    Segments:
    - Saudi Women Allowed To "Participate" In Municipal Elections, In 2015!
    - Wall Street Pepper Spray Cop Tony Bologna Gets His Own TDS Series
    - NRA Thinks, Despite All He's Done For Them, Obama Has A Secret Agenda

    Guest:
    Singer Tony Bennett promotes his new album Duets II.

  • Bill O'Reilly
    Episode 123
    9/28/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012: Indecision Edition (Chris Christie Says He's Not Running A Million Times To No Avail while Sarah Palin Explains Why She's Shying Away From Running Despite Campaigning Hard)
    - Samantha Bee (Sam Turns American Family Into A Corporation To Reduce Its Debt)

    Guest:
    Host of "The O'Reilly Factor" on Fox News, Bill O'Reilly.

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  • Seth Rogan
    Episode 122
    9/27/11
    8.7

    Segments:
    - Obama Sweats At LinkedIn Town Hall and Gets Heckled At Hollywood Fund Raiser
    - Herman Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll By A Landslide
    - FOX & Friends Keep Mocking Chaz Bono Even After Nancy Grace's Wardrobe Malfunction

    Guest:
    Actor Seth Rogan promotes his new movie 50/50.

  • Rep. Ron Paul
    Episode 121
    9/26/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Crowd Boos Gay Soldier & Rick Perry Stumbles Yet Again At Republican Debate, So Republicans Want Chris Christie In The Race)

    Guest:
    Rep. Ron Paul talks about his presidential bid for 2012.

  • Jennifer Granholm
    Episode 120
    9/22/11
    8.9

    Segments:
    - Palestinians seek statehood recognition from the U.N.
    - Back in Black with Lewis Black: Topics include the fear of arsenic in apple juice stated on a episode of Dr. Oz; controversy over Chaz Bono being on Dancing with the Stars
    Guest:
    Former Governor of Michigan and author Jennifer Granholm promotes her new book A Governor's Story: The Fight for Jobs and America's Economic Future.

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  • Mitch Daniels
    Episode 119
    9/21/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Obama Sells His Tax Plan Calling It Math
    - Subway Owner Hits Out At Obama Plan, Claiming He Spends 200K A Year To Feed His Family
    - Bill O'Reilly Says He Might Quit If Obama Raises His Taxes

    Guest:
    Governor of Indiana and author Mitch Daniels promotes his new book Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans.

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  • Ron Suskind
    Episode 118
    9/20/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Don't Ask Don't Tell Officially Over
    - Wyatt Cenac (UFO Guy Reckons US Losing The UFO Race To China)


    Guest:
    Author Ron Suskind talks about his new book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President.

  • Caroline Kennedy
    Episode 117
    9/15/11
    8.2

    Segments:
    - Obama administration under fire over the Solyndra scandal
    - Kristen Schaal discusses Bachman's comment on HPV vaccinations with Jon
    Guest:
    Author Caroline Kennedy promotes her new book Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

  • Common
    Episode 116
    9/14/11
    8.4

    Segments:
    - Dick Cheney's book tour humanizes him with his machine heart pump
    - Weinergate leads to a special election that elects a Republican for the first time in NY's 9th District in 88 years
    - Jason Jones reports on the plight of grunting muscled Americans
    Guest:
    Rapper Common promotes his new memoir One Day It'll All Make Sense

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  • Jim Lehrer
    Episode 115
    9/13/11
    8.8

    Segments:
    - Tea Party Republican debate highlights
    - Al Madrigal from Florida talks with Jon about some of the crowds reactions to the debate
    Guest:
    Jim Lehrer is the anchor for PBS NewsHour and author of the new book Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain

  • Admiral Mike Mullen
    Episode 114
    9/12/11
    8.4

    Segments:
    - Obama's jobs bill announcement and GOP reaction
    - Jon's idea for a campaign based economy
    - The Daily Show Remembers 9/13/2001, the day America started coming apart after 9/11
    Guest:
    U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen

  • Marion Cotillard
    Episode 113
    9/8/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Romney and Perry Pitted Against Each Other At Republican Debate)
    - Jon Draws Contrasts Between Romney and Perry

    Guest:
    Actress Marion Cotillard promotes her new movie "Contagion".

  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta
    Episode 112
    9/7/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Mitt Romney Is So Desperate To Become President, He'll Say Anything)
    - Post Office About To Go Bankrupt


    Guest:
    CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta promotes his new 9/11 anniversary special, "Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust"

  • Buddy Roemer
    Episode 111
    9/6/11
    8.7

    Segments:
    - News Media Manufactures Conflict Out Of Obama and The Republicans' Scheduling Re-think
    - Teamster Leaders Angers Tea Party By Giving Passionate Speech


    Guest:
    Republican presidential nominee Buddy Roemer

  • Anne Hathaway
    Episode 110
    8/18/11
    9.0

    Segments:
    - Warren Buffet Takes On The Wealthy Conservatives, Gets Called A Socialist!
    - FOX News Claims The "Poor" Aren't Really Poor
    - DoJ Launches Probe Into S&P Over Mortgage Securities Ratings That Led Up To Crisis while Fitch Drops New Jersey's Credit Rating


    Guest:
    Actress Anne Hathaway promotes her new movie One Day.

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  • Michael Steele
    Episode 109
    8/17/11
    8.4

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Insatiable Media Looks For A New Candidate, Ed Schultz Looks For Racism In All The Wrong Places)
    - Rick Santorum's Ridiculous Analogies Against Gay Marriage, Obama Orders DoJ To Stop Defending Defense Of Marriage Act while A Legally Married Gay Australian Gets Deported Anyway


    Guest:
    Former Republican National Committee Chairman and current political analyst for MSNBC, Michael Steele

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  • Matt Long
    Episode 108
    8/16/11
    8.4

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Media Immediately And Completely Turns Its Attention To Rick Perry as He Hits The Ground Running Texas Obama's "Non-Campaign" Bus Tour)
    - John Hodgman Comments On Bookstores Going Out Of Business


    Guest:
    New York City firefighter Matt Long talks about his struggling ordeal to recover from a horrific bus accident in his new book The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete.

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  • Ali Velshi
    Episode 107
    8/15/11
    8.7

    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Michele Bachmann Wins Iowa Straw Poll, Pawlenty Drops Out, New Candidate Rick Perry Is "Bush On Steroids", And Ron Paul Inexplicably Ignored By The Media Despite His Strong Poll Numbers)
    - Samantha Bee (The Guy Who Actually Likes The Current Congress, Among Everything-In-The-World Else)
    Guest:
    CNN Newsroom anchor and host of "Your Money" Ali Velshi.

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  • Michael Wallis
    Episode 106
    8/11/11
    8.7

    Segments:

    - Iowa straw poll winner depends on who pitches the best tent, including such amenities as chairs, Randy Travis, a petting zoo, and every tent seems to feature a Mike Huckabee music tour
    - At the Iowa straw poll, John Oliver pets a sheep at Michelle Bachman's tent, Wyatt Cenac gorges himself on Santorum's peach jelly, Aasif Mandvi eats some deep fried butter, and Samantha Bee falls into the vortex that is Sarah Palin's presence
    - Fox News' Megyn Kelly returns from maternity leave to defend why she was gone for three months despite her previous stance against entitlements



    Guest
    :
    Author Michael Wallis talks about his new book David Crockett: The Lion of the West.

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  • John Coffee
    Episode 105
    8/10/11
    8.6

    Segments:
    - Wisconsin Recall Elections See Democrats Fail To Take Over State Senate
    - Larry Wilmore Comments On "The Obama Downgrade"

    Guest:
    Professor of Law at Columbia Law School John Coffee

  • Jay Bahadur
    Episode 104
    8/9/11
    8.4

    Segments:
    - Riots In London Enter 3rd Day
    - All Eyes On Germany As Europe's Economy Keeps Struggling
    - Jon Criticizes Newsweek For Using Michele Bachmann's Picture Instead Of Her Words To Make Her Look Crazy

    Guest:
    Journalist and author Jay Bahadur talks about his new book The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World.

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  • Mark Adams
    Episode 103
    8/8/11
    8.7

    Segments:
    - S&P Lowers U.S. Credit Rating, Financial Institutions Sell Their Stocks And Put Their Money In Freshly Downgraded U.S. Treasuries
    - John Oliver (Floridian Couple Foreclose On BoA After Being Wrongfully Foreclosed On)

    Guest:
    Author Mark Adams talks about his new book Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time.

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  • Sen. Dick Durbin
    Episode 102
    8/4/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - Jon gives Obama some bad news on the President's 50th birthday
    - Culture War Update: Lou Dobbs talks about the new biracial Spider-man, Dana Perino thinks women should pay for their birth control like the expensive Starbucks coffee they can afford, and atheists object to a Ground Zero cross being erected
    - Jason Jones takes on a journey that is his vasectomy

    Guest:
    Senator Dick Durbin from Illinois talks about the recent debt ceiling bill.moreless
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Episode 101
    8/3/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - 6-Year-Old Girl Forgives The Shark Who Attacked Her
    - Dealageddon! (Harry Reid Shamelessly Talks About How He Misses His Pomegranate Trees, Diane Sawyer Shows How Insignificant The Debt Reduction Is, Jon Reveals Members Of Super Congress, Polls Show Public See Elected Officials As Joke)

    Guest:
    Returning guest Austan Goolsbee is the chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board and talks with Jon about the state of the U.S. economy.moreless
  • Jason Bateman
    Episode 100
    8/2/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - Biden Charging Secret Service $2200 A Month To Live In A Cottage In His Backyard
    - Jon Eviscerates UK Lawmakers For Censoring His Show For Showing Footage From The House Of Commons
    - Aasif Mandvi (Duck Hunters Oppose Duck-Killing Windfarm Project In Florida So They Can Hunt More Ducks)

    Guest:
    Actor Jason Bateman promotes his new movie The Change-Up.moreless
  • Freida Pinto
    Episode 99
    8/1/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Debt ceiling reached with trillions in government spending cuts and no new tax revenues causing John Boehner to cream his trousers
    - Jon thanks the troops he met on his U.S.O. tour in Afghanistan

    Guest:
    Actress Freida Pinto promotes her new movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes.moreless
  • Peter Tomsen
    Episode 98
    7/28/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Republicans Inexplicably Use Scene From "The Town" To Convince Tea-Partiers To Vote For Boehner Plan
    - Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act Is Left To Perish
    - Turns Out, Cancer Was Not Included In The 9/11 First Responders Bill

    Guest:
    Peter Tomsen talks about his new book The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers.moreless
  • Rachel Weisz
    Episode 97
    7/27/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - FOX News Pundits Hypocritically Reject The Notion That Norway Mass-Murderer Is A Christian Terrorist
    - Conservative Pundits Hate It When Liberals Play The Victim Card Because It Distracts From The Real Victims: Conservatives
    - Sean Hannity Has Never Heard The Right Organize Vicious, Mean and Cruel Attacks On The Left So Jon Prepares A Montage For Him
    - Twitter-mania On News Networks Getting Out Of Hand

    Guest:
    Actress Rachel Weisz promotes her new film The Whistleblower.moreless
  • Juan Williams
    Episode 96
    7/26/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - Obama's Debt Speech Doesn't Cut It And Boehner's Response Is Full Of Clichés
    - CNN's Don Lemon Is Not Bemused By Silly Reports On His Own Network

    Guest:
    Journalist and author Juan Williams talks about his new book Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate.
  • Neil Patrick Harris
    Episode 95
    7/25/11
    8.0
    Segments: - Hot weather creates a hotportunity by allowing weatherman to go cook outside on the sidewalk and car dashboards - Wyatt Cenac eats a warm egg salad sandwich and curdled milk - Debt ceiling debate rages on - N.Y. legalize gay marriage; Sam Bee and Jason Jones interview and bicker in front of some happy new couples Guest: Actor Neil Patrick Harris promotes his new movie The Smurfs.moreless
  • Scott Miller
    Episode 94
    7/21/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Santorum's Abysmal Fundraising, Gingrich's Debt, Pawlenty Against Charisma, Cain Misunderstands The Constitution, Bachmann's Migraines and Romney Called A Non-Christian On FOX News) - Statements Of Clarification That Probably Won't Do You Any Good (Allen West's Sexist Remarks and His Subsequent Clarification plus more)


    Guest:
    Author Scott Miller talks about his new book The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century.moreless
  • Steve Carell
    Episode 93
    7/20/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Rupert Murdoch attacked thwarted by young Asian wife
    - Jon's relentless praise for the U.K.'s parliamentary system
    - Jon plays soccer with the U.S. women's team
    Guest:
    Actor Steve Carell promotes his new movie Crazy, Stupid, Love..
  • Pervez Musharraf
    Episode 92
    7/19/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - News of the World Scandal Deepens With Whistleblower Found Dead, Murdoch Appears In British Hearing, and FOX News Gets Jealous Because They Can't Cover It

    Guest:
    Former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talks about Bin Laden's death and relations between Pakistan and the U.S.
  • Daniel Radcliffe
    Episode 91
    7/18/11
    7.2
    Segments:
    - Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee calls Republicans racist between the lines for putting up resistance to raising the debt ceiling
    - Republicans tag line is that Obama wants to tax rich people
    - Jason Jones talks with Jon about the debt ceiling bullshit
    Guest:
    'Harry Potter' actor Daniel Radcliffe promotes the new and final movie of the series Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.moreless
  • 7/14/11
    9.0
    Segments:
    - Debt ceiling debate rages on and Republican Senator Mitch McConnell finds a weird solution
    - John Oliver witnesses the last shuttle launch at Cape Canaveral

    Guest:
    Awarded the Medal of Honor, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry talks about his experiences in combat and the current status of America's wars.moreless
  • Matthew Richardson
    Episode 89
    7/13/11
    8.6
    Segments: - Michele Bachmann expresses her strong anti-gay ideology and her husband Marcus Bachmann leads the charge by helping pray the gay away both from himself as his dancing and high pitched voice indicate as well as other fellow Christians seeking a gay cure - Jerry Seinfeld helps Jon control his urge to make gay jokes about the Bachmann's - National French Fry Day was held today in an America that is morbidly obese Guest: Author Matthew Richardson talks about his new book Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance.moreless
  • Kid Rock
    Episode 88
    7/12/11
    8.6
    Segments: - Republicans hold raising the debt ceiling hostage to force Obama to make spending cuts - Duality of the Republican mind holds that the way to decrease the deficit is to cut spending and the only way to raise money is cutting taxes - Al Madrigal goes to Phoenix to look at the impact ts anti-immigration law has on the All-Star game Guest: Kid Rock promotes his new album "Born Free".moreless
  • Denis Leary
    Episode 87
    7/11/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Bad News From The U.S. During TDS Break But There's Always England To Make U.S. Feel Better (News Of The World Scandal)
    - Aasif Mandvi (Bird Freak Wants Cats Removed From Environment)

    Guest:
    Actor and comedian Denis Leary promotes the seventh and final season of FX's Rescue Me.moreless
  • Bill Kristol
    Episode 86
    6/30/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - Mark Halperin calls Obama a dick and then apologizes while being watched by Willie Geist
    - Republican presidential candidates Romney in the lead, new arrival Huntsman, Bachman associates herself with serial killer John Wayne Gacy, and Palin sees a documentary about herself - U.S. Supreme Court ruling removes restrictions on the sale of mature video games and Wisconsin Supreme Court justice accused of choking another justice
    Guest:
    Editor of The Weekly Standard, Bill Kristolmoreless
  • Tom Hanks
    Episode 85
    6/29/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - The poor state of the U.S. economy, Obama's lengthy plan to eliminate the debt, and Republican resistance to raise the debt ceiling or taxes
    - Samantha Bee and Aasif Mandvi report from two alternate futures where the debt ceiling wasn't and was raised
    - Jason Jones reports on worker abuse in an IKEA factory in Virginia making U.S. workers feel like Sweden's Mexicans
    Guest:
    Tom Hanks promotes his new movie Larry Crowne.moreless
  • Louis C.K.
    Episode 84
    6/28/11
    8.9
    Segments:
    - Blagojevich's Conviction Brings Number Of Convicted Felon Ex-Governors Of Illinois To 4 Out Of The Last 7
    - Jon Gives FOX News More Material

    Guest:
    Comedian Louis C.K. promotes the second season of FX's Louie.
  • Jennifer Aniston
    Episode 83
    6/27/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Gay Marriage Becomes Legal In New York While Obama Still Won't Support It
    - Josh Gad (Understanding The Implications Of Legalized Gay Marriage)
    - Jon Thrashes Chris Wallace On His Relentless Claim That FOX News Is Not Biased

    Guest:
    Actress Jennifer Aniston promotes her new film Horrible Bosses.moreless
  • Bruce Headlam
    Episode 82
    6/23/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - Sweet Corn Is Made Official State Vegetable In New York State Extended Session
    - Obama announces troop withdrawals in Afghanistan
    - John Hodgman's protects us from hackers by going in the 'Tron' universe

    Guest:
    NYT media desk editor Bruce Headlam talks about the new documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times.moreless
  • Mitchell Zuckoff
    Episode 81
    6/22/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Greek Economy In The Gutter, No Surprise After Having People Retire At 53 With 80% Pay

    - John McCain Brazenly Denies Having Accused Illegal Immigrants Of Starting Wildfires

    Guest:
    Journalist Mitchell Zuckoff talks about his new book Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II.moreless
  • Cameron Diaz
    Episode 80
    6/21/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - ATF Botches Operation, Sells Many Guns To Mexican Drug Cartels And Fails In Tracking Them
    - FOX News Has Got A Lot Of Correcting To Do, According To PolitiFact


    Guest:
    Actress Cameron Diaz promotes her new movie Bad Teacher while removing Jon's stitches.
  • Ray Nagin
    Episode 79
    6/20/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Chris Wallace's Admission During Jon Stewart Interview That FOX News Is Biased Gets Edited Out From Broadcast
    - Nancy Pelosi Starts Talking About Jobs Instead Of Anthony Wiener, Which Prompts News Networks To Cut Away Instantly
    - Obama And Boehner Hit The Links To Talk About Jobs
    - Samantha Bee (NYC Bans Smoking In Parks And Beaches)

    Guest:
    Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin talks about his new book Katrina's Secrets: Storms After The Storm.moreless
  • 6/15/11
    8.9
    Segments: - Obama's campaign promise to visit Puerto Rico fulfilled - Al Madrigal talks with Jon about Obama's attempt to court the latino vote - New York attempts to legalize gay marriage and a U.S. man fakes a Syrian lesbian's blog Guest: "South Park" creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone promote their Tony award winning Broadway musical The Book of Mormon.moreless
  • J.J. Abrams
    Episode 77
    6/14/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - Republican's second presidential debate highlights
    - John Oliver reports on the horrifying menace that is the presidential campaign process

    Guest:
    Director J.J. Abrams promotes his new film Super 8.
  • Alex Prud'Homme
    Episode 76
    6/13/11
    7.9
    Segments:
    - Palin Releases Video About Her Bus Tour
    - Alaska Releases Palin e-mails, News Media Goes To Defcon 1
    - Rep. Weiner Decides To Receive Professional Help But Doesn't Make Clear What For as Charlie Rangel Comes To His Defence

    Guest:
    Author Alex Prud'Homme talks about his new book The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century.moreless
  • Howard Wasdin
    Episode 75
    6/9/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - C#@k-Blocked Roundup (US Bombing Al-Qaeda In Yemen, Bashar Assad Promises "Amnesty" For Protesters, Tim Pawlenty Straight-Talks, Herman Caine Promises To Only Allow "Small Bills, 3 Pages")
    - Wyatt Cenac (Canadian Oilverlords)

    Guest:
    Former member of SEAL Team Six Howard Wasdin talks about his new book SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper.moreless
  • Larry King
    Episode 74
    6/8/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Jon gets stitches for a cut he got during yesterday's show
    - According to Obama, the state of the U.S. economy is like a guy getting hit by a truck
    - Larry Wilmore talks with Jon about how blacks will still vote for Obama despite the economy - Anthony Weiner texts surface showing that he would like to have doggy sex with a Las Vegas blackjack dealer while watching The Daily Show
    Guest:
    Former CNN talk-show host Larry King promotes his new biography My Remarkable Journey.moreless
  • Fareed Zakaria
    Episode 73
    6/7/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - Jon holds a press conference to apologize for not covering Weiner's penis tweet extensively enough
    - Kristen Schaal talks with Jon about the latest craze, men texting pictures of their penis

    Guest:
    Journalist Fareed Zakaria talks about his new book The Post-American World.
  • Maziar Bahari
    Episode 72
    6/6/11
    9.2
    Segments:
    - Anthony Weiner admits sending the penis tweet after a new bare chested photo of him surfaces
    - Sarah Palin defends her nonsensical word soup of Paul Revere's history
    - John Oliver is a big fan of the bus Sarah Palin uses in her bus tour

    Guest:
    Journalist Maziar Bahari talks about his new book which documents his life both in and out of prison in Iran called Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival.moreless
  • Tim Tebow
    Episode 71
    6/2/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Anthony Weiner's penis tweet dominates the news
    - Eric Cantor wants to help storm victims in Missouri, but only if federal spending is cut elsewhere

    Guest:
    Quarterback for the Denver Broncos Tim Tebow talks about his new book Through My Eyes.
  • Bill Moyers
    Episode 70
    6/1/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - Anthony Weiner denies sending the penis tweet, but doesn't deny whether the pic is his
    - Trump eats pizza with Palin, Jon gets angry

    Guest:
    PBS journalist and author Bill Moyers talks about his new book Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues.
  • Jimmy Fallon
    Episode 69
    5/31/11
    7.6
    Segments:
    - Media follows Sarah Palin's bus and speculates whether she's going to run for President; Sam Bee says it's just an extended family vacation
    - Rep. Anthony Weiner's twitter account used to send a bulging underwear pic to a 21 year old Seattle college student

    Guest:
    Host of NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and co-author of Thank You Notes, comedian Jimmy Fallon.moreless
  • Lisa P. Jackson
    Episode 68
    5/19/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - In the aftermath of Osama's death, questions arise about Pakistan's relationship with the U.S.
    -John Hodgman and his mustache talk with Jon about how to create a good conspiracy theory that Osama is still alive
    - Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn posts $1 million bail and his defenders which include Ben Stein come forward offering excuses
    Guest:
    EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson talks about the Obama administration's green energy effortsmoreless
  • Richard Beeman
    Episode 67
    5/18/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - Newt Gingrich considered a smart idea man by conservative pundits and then alienates them by being moderate on 'Meet the Press'
    - U.S. hits debt ceiling and 89 year old religious nut says the world is ending May 21st

    Guest:
    Professor of constitutional history and author Richard Beeman talks about his most recently published book Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.moreless
  • Annie Jacobsen
    Episode 66
    5/17/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Arnold Schwarzenegger fathers a secret love child with his housekeeper over 10 years ago
    - Obama turns his focus now from Osama to immigration reform and The Daily Show's first ever hispanic correspondent Al Madrigal debuts
    - Jon Pleads With Trump To Reconsider Running

    Guest:
    Investigative reporter and author Annie Jacobsen talks about her new book Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base.moreless
  • Jon Ronson
    Episode 65
    5/16/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Osama bin Laden had a porn collection
    - Donald Trump decides not to run for President, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrested for sexual assault, and Mike Huckabee decides not to run for President opting instead to jam with Ted Nugent
    - Disney rushes to trademark "SEAL Team 6" & NBC merges with Comcast
    Guest:
    Documentary filmmaker.and author Jon Ronson talks about his new book The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry.moreless
  • Kristen Wiig
    Episode 64
    5/12/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - White House Poetry Reading Night
    - Newt Gingrich Becomes The First To Announce Presidential Candidacy On Twitter, FOX Declares Him Hip, Jon Doesn't Think So
    - Aasif Mandvi (Asbestos, Quebec Stands By Its Name, And Mine)

    Guest:
     SNL cast member and comedian Kristen Wiig promotes her new movie Bridesmaids.moreless
  • Albert Brooks
    Episode 63
    5/11/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Grammy-Winning Vegetarian Common's Invitation Sparks Hypocritical Outrage At FOX
    - Back In Black (Al-Qaeda's Search For A New Leader)

    Guest:
    Actor and comedian Albert Brooks talks about his new book 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America.
  • Will Ferrell
    Episode 62
    5/10/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Reporters In Mississippi Flooding Needlessly Doing Segments From Inside The Waters
    - Ex-Bush Officials Take Credit For Bin Laden's Death
    - We're Here, We're Queer, Get Newsed To It (Prop 8 Supporters Want Recently Out Judge's Ruling Overturned, "Don't Say Gay" Bill In Tennessee, Gloria Allred Simulates Sex With A Baseball Bat In Front Of Children)


    Guest:
    Comedian Will Ferrell talks about his new role on NBC's "The Office" and his new movie Everything Must Go.
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  • Keira Knightley
    Episode 61
    5/9/11
    7.9
    Segments:
    - Bin Laden Appears To Have Dyed His Beard For Video Shoots and Used Virility-Enhancing Syrups
    - Indecision 2012: Good Luck Motherf@*kers Edition (The 1st Republican Debate Sees Herman Cain Shine)
    - Jason Jones (Minneapolis Is The New Gay)

    Guest:
    Actress Keira Knightley promotes her new film Last Night.
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  • Jon Meacham
    Episode 60
    5/5/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012 (Donald Trump Shows His Stance On Same-Sex Marriage Using A Weird Analogy while Sarah Palin Tweets To Urge Obama To Release Bin Laden Photos)
    - Obama Has Had A Gazillion 'Defining Moment's, According To The News Media
    - John Oliver (Church Invites Muslim Community To Come Pray At Their House Of Worship)

    Guest:
    Author and political commentator Jon Meacham.moreless
  • David Barton
    Episode 59
    5/4/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Not Surprisingly, Brainless Coverage From The News Media On Bin Laden's Death
    - Some People Are Still Doubting Bin Laden's Killing While White House Decides Not To Release Photos Of Dead Osama

    Guest:
    Author and evangelical Christian minister David Barton talks with Jon about WallBuilders, an organization that helps people learn about America's forgotten history and heroes.moreless
  • Rachel Maddow
    Episode 58
    5/3/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Bin Laden Lived Half A Mile Away From Military Base In Pakistan, And Pakistani Intelligence Allegedly Had No Clue
    - Royal Family Bans Comedy/Satire Shows From Using Wedding Footage, So The Daily Show Finds A Way Around It

    Guest:
    Host of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Rachel Maddow.moreless
  • Philip K. Howard
    Episode 57
    5/2/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Bin Laden's Death, The Needless Pre-Announcement Suspense On News Networks, Jon's Thoughts, And The Reaction

    Guest:
    Lawyer and writer Philip K. Howard talks with Jon about regulatory reform and how to eliminate clutter in laws.
  • William Cohan
    Episode 56
    4/28/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - MSNBC Does A Victory Lap Over Obama Birth Certificate Release while FOX Business Still Not Convinced, Claims It Was Doctored
    - John Oliver (The Cost Of The Royal Wedding Infuriates The British)

    Guest:
    Former investment banker and author William Cohan talks about his new book Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World.moreless
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders
    Episode 55
    4/27/11
    8.9
    Segments:
    - Obama releases long form birth certificate shocking the media with a bombshell that he is a U.S. citizen and Donald Trump's proud of his part in this triumph
    - John Oliver goes to a royal wedding memorabilia enthusiast who's bordering on serial killer status

    Guest:
    Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont talks about his new book that reprints his 8 and half hour speech against the renewal of the Bush tax cut called The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our Middle /em>.moreless
  • Elizabeth Warren
    Episode 54
    4/26/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Amendment Introduced By FL Congressman Makes Sure 9/11 First Responders Aren't Terrorists Before Receiving Benefits
    - Olivia Munn (Asian Tiger Mothering vs. Western Modern Mothering)

    Guest:
    Elizabeth Warren serves as the Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and talks with Jon about the current state of the U.S. economy.moreless
  • Gigi Ibrahim
    Episode 53
    4/25/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Royal wedding coverage and obsession by the media
    - Donald Trump's poll results look good but history shows that early polls mean absolutely nothing, unless you're from an alternate universe
    - Budget slasher Rep. Paul Ryan gets booed at a town hall meeting and a lady pays $76,000 for an Obama fundraiser to protest Private Bradley Manning's incarceration

    Guest:
    Gigi Ibrahim is a citizen journalist and social activist who took part as one of the leaders during the Egyptian revolution and talks with Jon about the current state of Egypt and the potential for other revolutions in the Arab world.
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  • Ricky Gervais
    Episode 52
    4/14/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Biden Caught Napping During Obama Budget Speech Where He Coins A Euphemism For "Tax Hike" While Bashing The Paul Ryan Plan, Republicans Heartbroken
    - John Oliver (The Invincible Dennis Kucinich)

    Guest:
    Comedian Ricky Gervais promotes his new HBO comedy special Talking Funny.
  • Tracy Morgan
    Episode 51
    4/13/11
    8.1
    Segments:
    - Boy With Painted Toenails On New J.Crew Catalog Stirs Needless Controversy On News Networks
    - Trump Goes Birther-Berserk, Palin's OK With It, Bachmann Takes Obama At His Word And It Falls To Bill O'Reilly To Defend Him

    Guest:
    Comedian Tracy Morgan promotes his new animated comedy Rio.
  • Gov. Deval Patrick
    Episode 50
    4/12/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Jon Rips Paul Ryan's Budget Deficit Plan To Shreds
    - Indecision 2012 (Rick Santorum Wins Straw Poll, Michele Bachmann and Donald Trump Continue To Not Make Sense, Mitt Romney Announces Formation of Exploratory Committee)

    Guest:

    Governor Deval Patrick of Massachussetts talks about his new book A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life.moreless
  • Foo Fighters
    Episode 49
    4/11/11
    6.9
    Segments:
    - Countdown To The Next Countdown (Government Shutdown Avoided)
    - John Kyl Blatantly Lies About The Amount Of Abortions Done By Planned Parenthood

    Guest:
    The Foo Fighters promote and sing two songs from their new album Wasting Light.
  • Jamie Oliver
    Episode 48
    4/7/11
    8.9
    Segments:
    - Jon Tells The Truth About Why Glenn Beck Is Leaving FOX News

    Guest:
    Chef Jamie Oliver promotes the second season of his hit show trying to combat childhood obesity in Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.
  • Mike Huckabee
    Episode 47
    4/6/11
    8.1
    Segments:
    - Gaddafi thinks of holding power by giving it to his son; Gaddafi's busty & virgin Amazonian guard
    - Kristen Schaal comments on women who are once again oppressed in Egypt despite helping with the revolution - Geraldo Rivera goes to Libya, gets in a gunfight, and orders around the rebels becoming a modern day Lawrence of Arabia

    Guest:
    Former Republican governor of Arkansas and potential 2012 GOP candidate Mike Huckabee talks about his new book A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington (and a Trillion That We Don't!).moreless
  • Colin Quinn
    Episode 46
    4/5/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Republicans Slam Democrats For Labelling Them While Doing The Exact Same Thing
    - Eric Cantor Comes Up With An Extra-Constitutional Law That Even Louie Gohmert Opposes And That Dems Dickishly Mock
    - Polish That Turd (Hole On The Roof Of Plane On SW Flight, Leaking Radioactive Waste In Japan Nuclear Reactor, 20 Dead In Afghanistan Koran Burning Protests)

    Guest:
    Comedian Colin Quinn promotes his new comedy special "Long Story Short.
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  • Billy Crystal
    Episode 45
    4/4/11
    7.9
    Segments:
    - Obama's Record On Transparency Has Gotten So Weird That Even The Meeting In Which He Received A Transparency Award Was Held Behind Closed Doors
    - Transocean, The Company Responsible For Biggest Oil Spill In U.S. History Gives Out Bonuses For "Best Year In Safety"
    - Aasif Mandvi ("Who Killed 'The Kennedys' Miniseries)

    Guest:
    Comedian Billy Crystal talks about his upcoming sketch on the HBO comedy show Funny Or Die.moreless
  • Norm Macdonald
    Episode 44
    3/31/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - U.S. Arming Rebels Who Don't Even Know How To Use Weapons
    - John Oliver (Libya's Former Ambassador To The U.S. Still Loves His Country)
    - FOX News D.C. Managing Editor Admits To Mischievously Speculating About Obama On Conservative Cruise

    Guest:
    Comedian Norm Macdonald promotes his new show on Comedy Central, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald.moreless
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
    Episode 43
    3/30/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012: Base Race (Bachmann's Waterfall-Noisy Facebook Town Hall, Howard Cain Wouldn't Appoint A Muslim, Newt Gingrich Fears Atheist Islamist Takeover, Rick Santorum Blames Social Security Troubles On Abortion, Haley Barbour Proud MS Is Safest For Unborns But Doesn't Realize It's Also Least Safe For Post-Natals and Wants To Reinstate DADT while Donald Trump Becomes The Latest Birther)
    - You're Welcome with John Hodgman (Combating Embarrassing Personal Internet History)


    Guest:
    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal promotes his new action movie Source Code.moreless
  • Miguel Nicolelis
    Episode 42
    3/29/11
    8.1
    Segments:
    - America At Not-War (Obama Defends Military Action in Libya, Obama's Freedom Rhetoric vs. That of Past Presidents)
    - The Administration Struggles To Clearly Define America's Military Action in Libya

    Guest:
    Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis talks about his new book Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---and How It Will Change Our Lives.moreless
  • 3/28/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - Egyptian Cobra Missing From Bronx Zoo, Tours New York City
    - GE Gets Rewarded By Obama Despite Not Having Paid Any Corporate Income Tax and NBC Nightly News Doesn't Even Mention It
    - Biden's Staff Puts Reporter In Storage Closet

    Guest:
    Political scientist Dr. Mansour O. El-Kikhia talks about the current situation in Libya.moreless
  • Bret Baier
    Episode 40
    3/24/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - New GOP Governors' Evil Schemes
    - NBC Newscasters Keep Mentioning GE And Pointing Out It's Part-Owner Of NBCUniversal, Even When It Shines A Negative Light

    Guest:
    Fox News anchor from "Special Report with Bret Baier", Bret Baier.
  • Richard Lewis
    Episode 39
    3/23/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - When Reporters Attack (Nancy Grace vs. The Meteorologist & CNN vs. FOX)
    - Wyatt Cenac (Residents Of The Hamptons Unhappy At Orthodox Jews' Plan To Erect An Eruv In Their Community)

    Guest:
    Comedian Richard Lewis hangs out with Jon.
  • T.J. English
    Episode 38
    3/22/11
    8.1
    Segments:
    - America At Not-War (Republicans Who Wanted Obama To Act Now Unhappy Although He Did What They Wanted Him To Do, Obama Uses Military Personnel As 'Human Shields' Against A 'Full-Scale Media Attack')
    - Back In Black (Trump 2012)

    Guest:
    Author T.J. English promotes his new book The Savage City: Race, Murder and a Generation on the Edge.

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  • Sarah Vowell
    Episode 37
    3/21/11
    8.9
    Segments:
    - U.S. attacks Libya highlights
    - John Oliver hosts an infomercial offering unique American Freedom Packages depending on what your country has to offer

    Guest:
    Author Sarah Vowell talks about the colonization and Americanization of Hawaii in her new book Unfamiliar Fishes.
  • 3/10/11
    9.1
    Segments:
    - Rep. Peter King Defends His IRA Ties While Launching Hearings To Investigate Radical Islam In The U.S.
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Apocalypse Now (Wisconsin Republicans Use A Loophole To Vote Without Democrats)
    - Samantha Bee (Samantha Visits Teachers' Homes, Cribs

    Guest:
    "South Park" creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone promote their new Broadway musical The Book of Mormon.moreless
  • Aaron Eckhart
    Episode 35
    3/9/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Obama Says Military Trials Will Resume And Some Detainees Will Be Held Indefinitely Without Facing Trial At Guantanamo
    - James O'Keefe Tapes Head Of Fundraising For NPR Bashing Republicans
    - New Pro-Life Talking Point Equates Abortion With Slavery

    Guest:
    Actor Aaron Eckhart promotes his new movie Battle: Los Angeles.moreless
  • Brian Christian
    Episode 34
    3/8/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012: Indecision Edition (No Front Runner Yet From The Republicans)
    - Rep. Peter King, Who Is To Open "Radical Islam In The US" Hearings Found To Have Ties With IRA

    Guest:
    Author Brian Christian talks about his new book The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive.moreless
  • Sen. Rand Paul
    Episode 33
    3/7/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Jon Rips The New Del Monte Single-Serve Banana Wrapped In Plastic
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Angry Curds (FOX Networks Exaggerate The Cost Of The Stand-Off In Wisconsin, by $7M!)
    - John Oliver (Searching For The Democratic Lawmakers Of Wisconsin In Illinois)

    Guest:
    Senator Rand Paul talks about the budget deficit, government regulations, taxes, and his new book The Tea Party Goes to Washington.moreless
  • Diane Ravitch
    Episode 32
    3/3/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Revenge Of The Curds (Republicans and FOX News Say Teachers Should Make Sacrifices while Claiming Wall Street Executives Are In Desperate Need Of Their Astronomical Bonuses)
    - Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Westboro Baptist Church
    - BYU Drops One Of Its Star Basketball Players For An Honor Code Violation Of Having Had Sex With His Girlfriend

    Guest:
    Education historian and former assistant secretary of education Diane Ravitch talks about her new book The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education and the union crisis in Wisconsin.moreless
  • Allison Stanger
    Episode 31
    3/2/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - As His People Turn Against Him Gaddafi Loses It, Giving Unintelligible Speeches And Bizarre Interviews
    - Pope Exonerates Jews From Killing Of Jesus
    - Iran Threatens To Boycott 2012 Olympics, Claiming Logo Is Racist while Fashion Designer John Galliano Utters Racist Slurs

    Guest:
    Professor of international politics and economics Allison Stanger talks about her new book One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy.
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  • Prince Zeid Ra'ad
    Episode 30
    3/1/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Indecision 2012: Indecision Edition (No Republican Is Willing To Announce Their Candidacy Just Yet)
    - Aasif Mandvi (Ex-Muslim Comic Book Artist Thinks Batman's New Muslim Sidekick Can Spell Doom For The American Way Of Life)

    Guest:
     Prince Zeid Ra'ad from Jordon promotes King Abdullah's new book Our Last Best Chance: The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril.moreless
  • Howard Stern
    Episode 29
    2/28/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Revenge Of The Curds (Teacher Bashing On FOX News and FOX Business)
    - CNN's Brand New Dumb Daytime Lineup

    Guest:
    Host of "The Howard Stern Show", the radio shock jock Howard Stern.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Episode 28
    2/24/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - Mess O'The Whole Potamia Region (Gaddafi At His Last Throes)
    - Obama Administration Announces It Will No Longer Defend Federal Law That Defines Marriage As Between A Man and A Woman

    Guest:
    Chief economist for President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Austan Goolsbee.
  • Donald Rumsfeld
    Episode 27
    2/23/11
    8.4
    Segments:
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Revenge Of The Curds (Governor Walker Threatens To Lay Off 1,500 People If His Proposal Isn't Passed By Friday, Gets Punked By A Liberal Blogger Posing As GOP Contributor)

    Guest:
    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talks about his new book Known and Unknown: A Memoir.moreless
  • Anderson Cooper
    Episode 26
    2/22/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - House Republicans Want To Cut Funding For Planned Parenthood Which They Claim Is A Front For Funding Abortions
    - John Oliver (Similarities Between Protests In Wisconsin and Egypt)

    Guest:
    Host of CNN"s "AC 360°", Anderson Cooper talks about his experience during the revolution in Egypt.
  • Lisa Ling
    Episode 25
    2/21/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - Crisis In Dairyland: Revenge Of The Curds (Wisconsin protests against Scott Walker's plan to cut benefits and collective bargaining rights) - American workforce needs third world makeover if it wants to compete for first world corporations

    Guest:
     Journalist Lisa Ling promotes her new show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, "Our America".
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  • Ed Gillespie
    Episode 24
    2/17/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - La Douche Vita - Italian President Silvio Berlusconi asked to resign after underage sex scandal
    - Allah in the Family - Aasif Mandvi attempts to overcome Muslim stereotypes by creating an Islamic version of "The Cosby Show" called the Qu'osby Show. Guest:
    Former RNC Chair and White House counselor under President George W. Bush, Ed Gillespie.moreless
  • Brian Williams
    Episode 23
    2/16/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Watson the computer competes on Jeopardy
    - Obama's 2012 budget comes out
    - John Hodgman balances the budget after taking a call from Watson

    Guest:
    Anchor for NBC Nightly News Brian Williams talks with Jon about his experience in Egypt during the revolution.
  • January Jones
    Episode 22
    2/15/11
    8.8
    Segments:
    - Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shows his support for the Egyptian revolution, just as long as it doesn't spread to his country
    - CPAC roasts Obama
    - As Jon attempts to cover the latest political sex scandal, John Oliver interrupts with breaking news regarding Indiana naming the Harry Baals Government Center
    Guest:
    Best known for her role in "Mad Men", actress January Jones promotes her new movie Unknown.moreless
  • Edward Glaeser
    Episode 21
    2/14/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Mess O'Slightly-To-The-Left O'Potamia (Revolution In Egypt As Mobarak Leaves), Causes, Effects, World Reaction

    Guest:
    Harvard economist Edward Glaeser talks about his new book Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier.
  • Adm. Michael Mullen
    Episode 20
    2/3/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - Justin Bieber and Jon Switch Back To Their Own Bodies
    - Who's Going To Replace Keith Olbermann?
    - John Oliver (Jewish Republican Re-Elected As Speaker Of The House Despite Many Obstacles)

    Guest:
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen talks with Jon about the current state of America's wars.
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  • Matthew Perry
    Episode 19
    2/2/11
    8.1
    Segments:
    - Mess O'Slightly-To-The-Left O'Potamia (Egypt Unrest Rages and Aasif Mandvi Interviews Protesters Outside Egyptian Embassy)
    - The House GOP's Plan To Redefine Rape

    Guest:
    Actor Matthew Perry promotes his new television show Mr. Sunshine.
  • Michael Steele
    Episode 18
    2/1/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Can What Happened In Egypt Happen In The USA?
    - Back In Black (Taco Bell Lawsuit)

    Guest:
    Former Chairman of the RNC Michael Steele comes alive from his puppet form and talks with Jon about his experiences with the RNC and his recent loss as chairman.
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  • Bill Gates
    Episode 17
    1/31/11
    7.3
    Segments:
    - Mess O'Slightly-To-The-Left O'Potamia (Friedman's Jacket, Hillary's Flip-Flop, Egypt Protests Rage On while Mubarak Dismisses Government and Jon Recommends Him Place For His Imminent Exile)
    - Sarah Palin's "WTF Moment" and Constant Cagey Answers Pushes Jon Into Thinking She Might Be A Russian Spy

    Guest:
    Microsoft pioneer Bill Gates talks with Jon about his philanthropic work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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  • T. Boone Pickens
    Episode 16
    1/27/11
    7.8
    Segments:
    - Egypt Protests and The Daily Show Team Discuss Who Played The Biggest Role In Sparking Them
    - Bill O'Reilly Defends Himself Against Jon's Accusations, While Jon Was Only Accusing Megyn Kelly

    Guest:
    Chairman and founder of the hedge fund BP Capital Management T. Boone Pickens talks with Jon about America's dependence on foreign oil and his plan to get us off of it.
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  • Jonathan Alter
    Episode 15
    1/26/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Obama's SOTU and The Republican and Tea Party Responses
    - John Oliver, Olivia Munn and Larry Wilmore's Rebuttal To Jon

    Guest:
    Author and senior editor for Newsweek magazine Jonathan Alter talks about his new book The Promise:President Obama, Year One and compares Obama's SOTU speech to past Presidents.moreless
  • James Franco
    Episode 14
    1/25/11
    8.5
    Segments:
    - Rahm Emanuel Booted Off Ballot For Not Being A Chicago Resident
    - Local Indianapolis TV Station Searches For "The Homeless Man With The Golden Voice"

    Guest:
    Actor James Franco promotes his new film 127 Hours on the same day as his best actor Oscar nomination.
  • Anand Giridharadas
    Episode 13
    1/24/11
    8.3
    Segments:
    - Keith Olbermann Parts Ways With MSNBC
    - FOX News Hammers Steve Cohen For Calling Republicans Nazis While They Do The Same Thing To Dems All The Time
    - Wyatt Cenac (Mississippi Town Cared For By Bird Enthusiasts Rather Than By People)

    Guest:
    Author and New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas talks about his new book India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking.
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  • 1/20/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - The Socialist Network - Chinese President Hu Jintao visits the U.S. which leads to media worries over the U.S. debt and China's new stealth plane - Word Warcraft - Rep. Steve Cohen compares Republicans to Nazis even though a week previously he called for civil discourse
    Guest:
    Kambiz Hosseini & Saman Arbabi are the host and executive producer of what some people call the Daily Show of Iran, Parazit.moreless
  • Paul Clemens
    Episode 11
    1/19/11
    8.7
    Segments:
    - Jon says his name in Arabic
    - Glenn Beck goes on NBC to promote his new book and Jon asks him to come on the show and himself
    - Haiti's old dictator returns and is escorted to his hotel, Tunisian government falls three times in one day, and Neil Cavuto says there might be riots over rising food prices
    - State and city budget deficits lead to huge cuts in public services and income tax rises

    Guest:
    Author Paul Clemens talks about his new book Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant.moreless
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Episode 10
    1/18/11
    8.4
    Segments: - Petty Woman - Sarah Palin talks with Sean Hannity about why she and others aren't to blame for the Arizona shooting, except for maybe the left - Stars War - New Zodiac signs now show 13 signs that are about a month off from what they currently are Guest: Director of the Hayden Planetarium and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.moreless
  • 1/16/11
    0.0
    Republicans and Democrats agree to sit together for two hours, Michael Steele steps down as RNC chairman, and Peter Bergen provides a glimmer of optimism about progress in Afghanistan.
  • 1/12/11
    0.0
    The crowd ruins the Tucson memorial service, John Hodgman makes NASCAR more exciting, and Ron Howard shares his enthusiasm for show business.
  • Gov. Tim Pawlenty
    Episode 7
    1/12/11
    7.9
    Segments:
    - Sudan votes for independence using hand signals
    - Responses to Arizona shooting include new handgun legislation and rise in gun sales

    Guest:
    Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota talks about his new book Courage to Stand: An American Story.
  • Colin Firth
    Episode 6
    1/11/11
    8.0
    Segments:
    - Verizon takes over as iPhone's carrier
    - The n-word is removed from a new edition of Huck Finn with the word slave

    Guest:
    Actor Colin Firth promotes his new film The King's Speech.
  • Denis Leary
    Episode 5
    1/10/11
    8.6
    Segments:
    - Jon takes a sombre moment and talks about the Arizona shooting
    - A two-year old segment with Jason Jones reporting on the rise of STD's in senior citizens

    Guest:
    Comedian Denis Leary promotes his new stand-up special Denis Leary and Friends Present Douchebags and Donuts.
  • 1/5/11
    0.0
    Republicans open the 112th Congressional session with the reading of the Constitution, and John Boehner cries again. Facebook refuses to disclose its financial results to the public, and Patton Oswalt uses prison labor to write Zombie Spaceship Wasteland.
  • Jimmy Wales
    Jimmy Wales
    Episode 3
    1/5/11
    8.9
    Segments: - Large freshman class entering the halls of Congress - Senator John McCain finally comes back on the show in muppet fashion to express his grumpiness - Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise relieved of duty for making crazy videosGuest: Founder and or volunteer of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales talks about the popularity of the website.moreless
  • 1/4/11
    8.9
    Segments:
    - RNC Chairan debate highlights
    - Republicans rehashing old issues from 2010

    Guest:
    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from New York talks about her two years in the Senate and the future of the Democratic Party.
  • Paul Giamatti
    Episode 1
    1/3/11
    8.2
    Segments:
    - Thousands of dead birds fall from Arkansas sky - Obama administration compared to Star Wars movies - Aasif Mandvi investigates San Francisco's ban on Happy meals Guest:
    Paul Giamatti promotes his latest film Barney's Version.
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