The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
2015 'Mercun Awards
Season 20 • 04/16/2015
Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee judge over-the-top news stories for the 2015 'Mercun Awards.
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Journalist and author Fareed Zakaria describes the value of learning broad critical-thinking skills in college in his book "In Defense of a Liberal Education."
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Jon announces Aasif Mandvi's web series "Halal in the Family," and the media chases after Hillary Clinton's van as she arrives at her first campaign event in Iowa.
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Congress takes issue with President Obama's tentative nuclear deal with Iran, despite their support of several violent and invasion-based executive actions.
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio's presidential candidacy announcement is overshadowed by Hillary Clinton's trip to an Ohio fast-food restaurant.
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Jon questions the media's priorities when they fixate on the minute details of Hillary Clinton's campaign and constantly re-air gruesome footage of police brutality.
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A local news station uses a clip from "Curb Your Enthusiasm" to help illustrate the Minnesota Senate's unique floor debate guidelines.
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Legendary actor and comedian Billy Crystal makes plans to re-enact a scene from his television series "The Comedians" with Jon after he leaves The Daily Show.
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Jordan Klepper reports on the future of Christianity and speaks with two pastors who believe that hipness and robots will determine faith, respectively.
Moment of Zen - Pat Roberts's RingtoneThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
During a Senate Finance Committee hearing, Senator Pat Roberts unintentionally reveals that his ringtone is a rather unmistakable song from Disney's "Frozen."
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U.S. Navy SEAL and author Eric Greitens describes his close friend's struggles upon his return home from military service in his book "Resilience."
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As the judges of the 2015 'Mercun Awards, Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee determine which news story best captures America's essence.
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Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon describes the valorous actions of the female soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield in Afghanistan in her book "Ashley's War."
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The government rejoices when Congress passes a rare bit of bipartisan legislation, and The Best F#@king News Team Ever applies this self-congratulatory attitude to other jobs.
Uncle Jonny's Super Kush, Totally Chillaxed, Sticky-Icky, Informative Marijuana News ReportThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
As smoking pot becomes an increasingly legalized and mainstream activity, CNN creates 4/20 programming, and Jessica Williams clues Jon in on how people smoke pot in 2015.
Moment of Zen - Jon's Departure Date & CNN's Bong RipsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Jon announces the date of his final program as host of The Daily Show, and CNN embraces 4/20 with some unique programming.
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The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore shares his ill-timed party plans with Jon, and Senator Ted Cruz paints a dramatic picture of the upcoming election.
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With same-sex marriage gaining national acceptance, Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race must alter their conservative views on the issue.
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"The Goldbergs" star Jeff Garlin reminisces with Jon about the absurd antics they once pulled during a commercial audition.
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In an effort to bring attention to the need for campaign finance reform, a Florida postal worker intentionally breaches the Capitol's security in a gyrocopter.
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"And the Good News Is..." author Dana Perino muses about what it would be like if The Daily Show and Fox News's "The Five" were to join forces.
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