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The Daily Show 

Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
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Jon Stewart ...  Himself - Host / ... 2,583 episodes, 1996-2017
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to news stories, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Trevor Noah. Lampooning everything from televangelists to Charlton Heston ("I did not play a homo in Ben-Hur"), and shamelessly assigning faux-news epithets ("Newt Gingrich: Giant Toddler") Kilborn, Winstead, and the crew actually manage to report some real news from time to time. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

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More people get their news from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart... Than probably should. See more »

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Comedy | News | Talk-Show

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English

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22 July 1996 (USA) See more »

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Beginning on June 26, 2015, Comedy Central streamed every episode from Jon Stewart's tenure over forty-two days, ending on the day of Stewart's last episode. See more »

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Some of the world globes in the opening credits spun in the wrong direction until 2015. See more »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: [CNN mentioned Princes William and Harry, saying that William is a student and Harry is known for mischief] Prince Harry is "known for mischief"? Maybe this is CNN's tribute to the British penchant for understatement.
[trademark bewildered Jon look]
Jon Stewart: CNN then said Charles' ears were "noticeable" and called World War II a "bit of pudding".
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Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: Look at That Horse Guy (2010) See more »

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Dog on Fire (Trevor Noah remix)
Written by Bob Mould
Performed by Timbaland and King Logan
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Jon Stewart vs Kilby
8 January 2003 | by mattryan00See all my reviews

Ok, I'll be the first to say: When Craig Kilborn left the show, i thought it was going to suck. Boy was I wrong.

This is the one show on television that i make an effort to watch. Amidst a wasteland of stupidity, this is the last bastion of entertaining intelligence. Since the major television networks have turned into crap factories: turning out one crappy reality show after another, it's comforting to find a place in The Daily Show that makes fun of those people.

Jon Stewart is one of the funniest (not to mention brightest) people out there. Whenever I get bored, i watch old clips of him interviewing the Spice Girls or the one about Executing the Retarded. Somebody give this man a raise (no--that was not a short joke); he has earned it.

Jon is the man!


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