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Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Season 8 Episodes

30 Episodes 2021 - 2021

Episode 1

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 210

Sun, Feb 14, 2021 30 mins

The next pandemic; and the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump are discussed in the Season 8 premiere.

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Episode 2

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 211

Sun, Feb 21, 2021 30 mins

The meatpacking industry and the COVID-19 pandemic; a massive North American winter storm; and the Texas power crisis are discussed.

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Episode 3

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 212

Sun, Feb 28, 2021 30 mins

Discussions include police raids and no-knock warrants in the U.S. and the New York COVID-19 nursing home scandal.

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Episode 4

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 213

Sun, Mar 7, 2021 30 mins

Obstacles that impede access to unemployment benefits; Fox News and Dr. Seuss; and Texas lifting its mask mandate are discussed.

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Episode 5

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 214

Sun, Mar 14, 2021 30 mins

Topics include Fox News host Tucker Carlson; the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021; and Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

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Episode 6

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 215

Sun, Mar 21, 2021 30 mins

The plastics industry and recycling; and the Atlanta massage parlor shootings are discussed.

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Episode 7

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 216

Sun, Apr 4, 2021 30 mins

The U.S. national debt; allegations of sexual misconduct against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.); and labor unrest at Amazon are discussed.

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Episode 8

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 217

Sun, Apr 11, 2021 35 mins

U.S. nursing-home care; allegations of sexual misconduct against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.); and the Biden administration's immigration policy are discussed.

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Episode 9

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 218

Sun, Apr 18, 2021 35 mins

Bankruptcy in the U.S.; and the killing of Daunte Wright by police in Brooklyn Center, Minn., on April 11, 2021, are discussed.

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Episode 10

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 219

Sun, May 2, 2021 35 mins

COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine hesitancy; and U.S. government agencies on social media are discussed.

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Episode 11

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 220

Sun, May 9, 2021 35 mins

Black hair discrimination; voting restriction bills; and the election recount in Arizona are discussed.

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Episode 12

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 221

Sun, May 16, 2021 35 mins

Stand-your-ground laws in the U.S.; and the 2021 Israel-Palestine crisis are discussed.

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Episode 13

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 222

Sun, May 23, 2021 35 mins

Sponsored content; and Roe v. Wade are discussed.

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Episode 14

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 223

Sun, Jun 6, 2021 35 mins

Asian Americans and the "model minority" myth; and the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom and Brazil are discussed.

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Episode 15

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 224

Sun, Jun 13, 2021 35 mins

Climate control in U.S. prisons; the 2021 New York City mayoral election; and car commercials are discussed.

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Episode 16

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 225

Sun, Jun 20, 2021 40 mins

Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs (PACE) financing; and the 2021 Summer Olympics are discussed.

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Episode 17

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 226

Sun, Jun 27, 2021 40 mins

Health-care sharing ministries; the For the People Act; and 2020 election conspiracy theories are discussed.

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Episode 18

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 227

Sun, Jul 25, 2021 35 mins

Housing discrimination in the U.S. is discussed. Also: the 2021 Summer Olympics; the COVID-19 Delta variant.

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Episode 19

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 228

Sun, Aug 1, 2021 35 mins

John Oliver talks about the U.S Emergency Medical Services and those who work as first responders. While a lot of people show their appreciation to EMTs and other medical front liners, John emphasizes the need for them to get better compensation.

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Episode 20

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 229

Sun, Aug 8, 2021 35 mins

Purdue Pharma and the opioid crisis; sexual harassment allegations against New York governor Andrew Cuomo; and the Russian Olympic Committee are discussed.

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Episode 21

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 230

Sun, Aug 15, 2021 35 mins

Ransomware; and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on education are discussed.

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Episode 22

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 231

Sun, Aug 22, 2021 35 mins

The withdraw of the U.S. military from Afghanistan and the 2021 Taliban offensive are discussed.

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Episode 23

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 232

Sun, Sep 12, 2021 35 mins

Belarusian politician Alexander Lukashenko; and the Texas Heartbeat Act are discussed.

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Episode 24

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 233

Sun, Sep 26, 2021 35 mins

Voting rights in the U.S., the deportation of Haitian immigrants, and federal duck stamps are discussed.

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Episode 25

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 234

Sun, Oct 3, 2021 35 mins

Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), found in many household products, are discussed.

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Episode 26

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 235

Sun, Oct 10, 2021 70 mins

Highlights include: how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities; and AT&T's involvement with far-right One America News.

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Episode 27

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 236

Sun, Oct 24, 2021 60 mins

Highlights include: the political status of Taiwan; and police resignations due to COVID-related mandates.

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Episode 28

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 237

Sun, Oct 31, 2021 30 mins

With homelessness increasing nationwide John Oliver takes a look at the way we discuss the unhoused what policy failures are making the problem worse and how we can help.

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Episode 29

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 238

Sun, Nov 7, 2021 35 mins

John Oliver discusses the current state of the nation's power grid why it needs fixing and of course how fun the balloons are.

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Episode 30

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 239

Sun, Nov 14, 2021 35 mins

John Oliver discusses the mechanics of union busting why the companies who do it face so few consequences and what it really means when your manager wants to talk to you about "your attendance."

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