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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Season 5 Episodes

30 Episodes 2018 - 2018

Episode 1

Trump vs. The World

Sun, Feb 18, 2018 30 mins

Donald Trump's presidency; and the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are discussed in the Season 5 premiere.

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Episode 2

Italian Election

Sun, Feb 25, 2018 33 mins

The 2018 Italian election; Murray Energy's lawsuit against "Last Week Tonight"; President Trump's proposal to arm teachers; and Justin Trudeau's and Donald Trump Jr.'s visits to India are discussed.

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Episode 3

NRA TV

Sun, Mar 4, 2018 30 mins

The National Rifle Association's online video channel; White House staffing challenges; and President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs are discussed.

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Episode 4

Cryptocurrencies

Sun, Mar 11, 2018 30 mins

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies; International Women's Day; and a North Korea-U.S. summit are discussed.

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Episode 5

Mike Pence

Sun, Mar 18, 2018 30 mins

Vice President Mike Pence and his family's pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo; the dismissal of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal; and the 2018 Russian presidential election are the topics.

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Episode 6

Immigration Courts

Sun, Apr 1, 2018 30 mins

Immigration courts; the 2018 Egyptian presidential election; and Sinclair Broadcast Group are discussed.

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Episode 7

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Sun, Apr 8, 2018 35 mins

Crisis pregnancy centers; EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's scandals; and the 2018 Hungarian parliamentary election are discussed.

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Episode 8

Corporate Taxes

Sun, Apr 15, 2018 30 mins

Corporate tax avoidance in the U.S.; the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018; the bombing of Damascus and Homs; and Blockbuster Video in Alaska are discussed.

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Episode 9

Iran Deal

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 30 mins

The Iranian nuclear deal; and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke are discussed.

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Episode 10

Rudy Giuliani

Sun, May 6, 2018 30 mins

John Oliver takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics, and current events.

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Episode 11

Venezuela

Sun, May 13, 2018 30 mins

The crisis in Venezuela; and Michael Cohen's consulting payments are discussed.

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Episode 12

Rehab

Sun, May 20, 2018 30 mins

Rehabilitation clinics; Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding; and the proposed U.S.-North Korea summit are discussed.

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Episode 13

Guardianship

Sun, Jun 3, 2018 30 mins

Legal guardianship in caring for the elderly; Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko; and Thomas Mace-Archer-Mills are discussed.

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Episode 14

Stupid Watergate II

Sun, Jun 10, 2018 30 mins

Stupid Watergate and conservative efforts to undermine the Mueller investigation; United Kingdom Parliamentary censorship laws; and Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte are discussed.

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Episode 15

Xi Jinping

Sun, Jun 17, 2018 30 mins

China and Xi Jinping; the U.S.-North Korea summit; and the Trump administration family separation policy are discussed.

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Episode 16

Mexican Elections

Sun, Jun 24, 2018 30 mins

The 2018 general elections in Mexico are the focus.

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Episode 17

Gene Editing

Sun, Jul 1, 2018 30 mins

Genetic editing; and the retirement of Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy are discussed.

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Episode 18

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Sun, Jul 29, 2018 30 mins

An interview with Anita Hill, who discusses the #MeToo movement. Also: the Mueller investigation; the drop in Facebook's stock price.

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Episode 19

Prosecutors

Sun, Aug 5, 2018 30 mins

U.S. district attorneys; and Paul Manafort's trial are discussed.

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Episode 20

Astroturfing

Sun, Aug 12, 2018 30 mins

Fake grassroots movements; Unite the Right 2; Laura Ingraham; and the Canada-Saudi Arabia dispute are discussed.

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Episode 21

Trade

Sun, Aug 19, 2018 30 mins

President Trump's tariffs; Rudy Giuliani; Fraser Anning's maiden speech; and Bob Katter are discussed.

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Episode 22

Felony Disenfranchisement

Sun, Sep 9, 2018 30 mins

Felony voting disenfranchisement; Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination; and a leak aboard the International Space Station.

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Episode 23

Facebook

Sun, Sep 23, 2018 30 mins

Facebook; and sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are discussed.

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Episode 24

Kavanaugh

Sun, Sep 30, 2018 30 mins

Sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh; President Trump's speech at the United Nations; and the Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot are discussed.

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Episode 25

Brazilian Elections

Sun, Oct 7, 2018 30 mins

The 2018 Brazilian general election; and Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination are discussed.

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Episode 26

Saudi Arabia

Sun, Oct 14, 2018 30 mins

The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; the Florida gubernatorial election; the Texas senatorial race; and Instagram are discussed.

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Episode 27

State Attorneys General

Sun, Oct 28, 2018 30 mins

State attorneys general; mail-bombing attempts in the U.S.; the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi; and the WWE Crown Jewel are discussed.

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Episode 28

Family Separation

Sun, Nov 4, 2018 30 mins

The 2018 midterm elections are discussed.

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Episode 29

Drain the Swamp

Sun, Nov 11, 2018 30 mins

"Stupid Watergate"; the 2018 midterm elections; and social media are discussed.

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Episode 30

Authoritarianism

Sun, Nov 18, 2018 40 mins

Authoritarianism; and Brexit are discussed in the Season 5 finale.

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