Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

  • Score 9.2
  • Premiered: Apr 2014
  • Episodes: 227
  • Followers: 3317
  • Rank #235
  • Running
  • HBO
  • Sunday at 11

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Season 8
8x1
Episode 210
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Feb 14, 2021
Main story: What could cause the next pandemic, what we can do to avoid it, and why you shouldn’t kiss pigs; plus, fallout from Trump’s second impeachment trial.
8x2
Episode 211
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Feb 21, 2021
Main story: Working conditions in the meatpacking industry; plus, the Texas power crisis in the wake of severe winter weather.
8x3
Episode 212
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Feb 28, 2021
Main story: How few guardrails there are on the use of police raids; plus, New York governor Andrew Cuomo faces multiple scandals.
8x4
Episode 213
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Mar 07, 2021
Main story: The many obstacles that impede access to unemployment benefits; plus, Fox News freaks out over Dr. Seuss; Texas lifts its mask mandate; Neil Cavuto really loves Adele.
8x5
Episode 214
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Mar 14, 2021
Main story: Where Tucker Carlson came from and why he’s admired by white nationalists; plus, reaction to the Biden COVID-19 relief bill.
8x6
Episode 215
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Mar 21, 2021
Main story: How plastics are harming the planet, and why recycling isn’t the solution you think it is; plus, the Atlanta mass shootings and hate crimes against Asian-Americans.
8x7
Episode 216
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Apr 04, 2021
Main story: How national debt works and why it might be more helpful that you think; plus, Giuliani freaks over Lil Nas X; Amazon’s anti-union tactics; Peeps and Pepsi form an unholy alliance.
8x8
Episode 217
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Apr 11, 2021
Main story: Why nursing homes and assisted living facilities need fixing; plus, the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program; Matt Gaetz and Venmo; R.I.P. Yahoo! Answers.
8x9
Episode 218
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Apr 18, 2021
Main story: Why people file for bankruptcy and how difficult the process can be; plus, a look at police brutality in the U.S.
8x10
Episode 219
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May 02, 2021
This episode has no summary.
8x11
Episode 220
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May 09, 2021
Main story: The ways Black hair can be a target of discrimination; plus, the race for governor in California, and GOP voter suppression.
8x12
Episode 221
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May 16, 2021
Main Story: John Oliver takes a look at why “stand your ground” laws were created, who they protect, and, crucially, who they don’t. Plus, a look at the past week’s events in Israel.
8x13
Episode 222
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May 23, 2021
Main Story: John Oliver explains why the integrity of local news is so important, how sponsored content could damage that integrity, and why the Venus Veil is so much more than a blanket. (It's not.)
8x14
Episode 223
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Jun 06, 2021
Main Story: Examining the diverse group of people who fall under the term “Asian American,” and the history of the model minority stereotype. Plus, Jair Bolsonaro is jeopardizing the national and global health.
8x15
Episode 224
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Jun 13, 2021
Main Story: How the failure to air-condition prisons can cause health issues for incarcerated people; plus, a look at the NYC mayoral candidates.
8x16
Episode 225
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Jun 20, 2021
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8x17
Episode 226
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Jun 27, 2021
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8x18
Episode 227
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Jul 25, 2021
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