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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Season 3 Episodes

30 Episodes 2016 - 2016

John Oliver's satirical look at the previous week's news, politics and headlines.

Episode 1

Voting

Sun, Feb 14, 2016 30 mins

Voter ID laws; the death of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia; and food-safety problems at Chipotle restaurants are discussed in the Season 3 premiere.

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Episode 2

Abortion Laws

Sun, Feb 21, 2016 30 mins

Abortion in the U.S.; the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy; and the South Carolina GOP primary are discussed.

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Episode 3

Donald Trump

Sun, Feb 28, 2016 30 mins

Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign; the Egyptian economic crisis; and President Obama's desire to close the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

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Episode 4

Special Districts

Sun, Mar 6, 2016 30 mins

Special-purpose districts in the U.S.; the 2016 Republican presidential primaries; and Gloria Steinem's interview in Land's End are discussed.

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Episode 5

Encryption

Sun, Mar 13, 2016 30 mins

The encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI; International Women's Day; and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign are discussed.

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Episode 6

The Wall

Sun, Mar 20, 2016 30 mins

A Donald Trump proposal to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border; political unrest in Brazil; and Merrick Garland's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court are examined.

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Episode 7

Political Fundraising

Sun, Apr 3, 2016 30 mins

Congressional fund-raising is discussed with Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.). Also: the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit; Opening Day for the 2016 baseball season.

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Episode 8

Credit Reports

Sun, Apr 10, 2016 30 mins

Credit reports and background checks in the U.S.; the Panama Papers; and allegations of ethics violations against Alabama governor Robert Bentley.

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Episode 9

Lead

Sun, Apr 17, 2016 30 mins

Lead poisoning and the water crisis in Flint, Mich., are discussed on the "Sesame Street" set. Also: Vladimir Putin's call-in show; reactions to the Panama Papers in the U.K.

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Episode 10

Puerto Rico

Sun, Apr 24, 2016 30 mins

The Puerto Rican debt crisis; President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom; and Norway's Minister of Migration and Integration's views on refugees seeking asylum are discussed.

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Episode 11

Scientific Studies

Sun, May 8, 2016 30 mins

Scientific research and how it's treated in the media; the 2016 Philippine general election; the 2016 Republican presidential primary; and foreign journalists in North Korea are discussed.

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Episode 12

911

Sun, May 15, 2016 30 mins

The 911 emergency response system; the renaming of Budweiser; Maine governor Paul LePage; and Donald Trump's publicist are discussed.

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Episode 13

Primaries and Caucuses

Sun, May 22, 2016 30 mins

Presidential primaries and caucuses in the U.S.; Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau; and protests in Venezuela are discussed.

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Episode 14

Debt Buyers

Sun, Jun 5, 2016 35 mins

Donald Trump's legal battles; Trump University; and the debt-buying industry are discussed.

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Episode 15

Money

Sun, Jun 12, 2016 30 mins

The Orlando terrorist attack is the focus.

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Episode 16

United Kingdom

Sun, Jun 19, 2016 30 mins

Retirement plans, U.S. presidential primaries and caucuses are discussed.

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Episode 17

Doping

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 30 mins

The 2016 Summer Olympics and doping in sports; and the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union are discussed.

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Episode 18

Republican National Convention

Sun, Jul 24, 2016 30 mins

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland; Hillary Clinton's running mate; the U.K.'s Foreign Secretary; and campaign songs are discussed.

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Episode 19

DNC vs. RNC

Sun, Jul 31, 2016 30 mins

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia; voter ID laws in the U.S.; and the aftermath of the recent coup in Turkey are discussed.

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Episode 20

Journalism

Sun, Aug 7, 2016 30 mins

Journalism; and the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio are discussed.

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Episode 21

Auto Lending

Sun, Aug 14, 2016 30 mins

Predatory lending by used-car dealers; Donald Trump's controversial statements; and the American Petroleum Institute's advertising are discussed.

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Episode 22

Charter Schools

Sun, Aug 21, 2016 30 mins

Charter schools in the U.S.; the Ryan Lochte Olympic scandal; and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign are discussed.

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Episode 23

Scandals

Sun, Sep 25, 2016 30 mins

Campaign season scandals that have dogged Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are discussed. Also: the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte; Wells Fargo's fake bank accounts.

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Episode 24

Police Accountability

Sun, Oct 2, 2016 30 mins

The accountability of police; the first 2016 presidential debate; and former Miss Universe Alicia Machado are discussed. Also: an update on Wells Fargo's fake bank accounts.

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Episode 25

Guantanamo

Sun, Oct 9, 2016 40 mins

The U.S. prison in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay; the Donald Trump "Access Hollywood" controversy; and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov are discussed.

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Episode 26

Third Parties

Sun, Oct 16, 2016 30 mins

Third-party candidates in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, are profiled.

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Episode 27

Drugs

Sun, Oct 23, 2016 30 mins

The U.S. opioid crisis; the third and final presidential debate; and the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner are discussed.

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Episode 28

School Segregation

Sun, Oct 30, 2016 30 mins

School segregation is discussed.

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Episode 29

Multilevel Marketing

Sun, Nov 6, 2016 30 mins

Multi-level marketing; and the 2016 presidential election are discussed.

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Episode 30

President-Elect Trump

Sun, Nov 13, 2016 30 mins

President-elect Donald Trump; the 2016 election results; and the U.S. media are discussed in the Season 3 finale.

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