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The Daily Show 

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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 ... See full summary »
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Won 25 Primetime Emmys. Another 42 wins & 165 nominations. See more awards »

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Jon Stewart ...  Self - Host / ... 2,584 episodes, 1996-2020
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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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Trivia

Jon Stewart hosted the show for sixteen years before leaving in 2015. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[after President Bush describes terrorists several times]
Jon Stewart: [pulling out a bottle] Okay, looks like this is gonna be a while, so if you're playing at home, remember, it's a shot of tequila every time he says 'Terrorist, ' 'Danger, ' or 'Madman'.
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Connections

Featured in The Great Buck Howard (2008) See more »

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Dog on Fire
Written and Performed by Bob Mould
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One of the funniest shows on TV.
23 January 2003 | by tRiVi8LSee all my reviews

From Jon Stewart's zany wit to Stephen and Steven's outrageous sarcasm, to Lewis Black's volcanic sardonic rants, to Mo Rocca's clever political satire, to the sly, subtle, absurd humor from regulars such as Tolan, Woods, Walls, Helms, Corddry, Harris, et al. ... this wonderful, unique, insightful, and unbelievably hilarious tv show is truly a delight to watch.

For many young adults, the complex truths and shades of grey in this new "adult world" tend to be oversimplified and broadly painted by the ratings crazed popular News Media. It is a relief and a comfort to view a program to poke fun and point out the underlying absurdity of it all. Understand, this show does not preach, and its intentions are first, and foremost, to crack jokes and promote laughter. But in an era when lowbrow, kitschy humor and shock seem to be the easiest path to laughter, it is a pleasure and a blessing to have such a smart, witty, and insightful show as this one.

Not to be missed.


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22 July 1996 (USA) See more »

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