The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
This Just In - The Rising Sun Also Rises
Season 4 E 18 • 08/10/1999
Japan readopts its old anthem and flag after years of deciding.
Headlines - Russian RouletteThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E17
Boris Yeltsin fires his entire Cabinet and the public is warned to stay tuned for the same story in three more months.
Moment of Zen - Green DeskThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E17
Russian President Boris Yeltsin speaks from his green desk.
Other News - Full Metal RacketThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
A U.S. Colonel's wife was suspected of smuggling cocaine via the U.S. Embassy in Colombia. This may be worse than the Vietnam War.
Moment of Zen - Protective GlassesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Children stand around in a field wearing protective glasses to prepare for and welcome the final total eclipse of the sun of the millennium.
Headlines - Fear of a Black PlanetThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Europeans prepare for the final big eclipse of the millennium with excitement, anticipation and some of the most incoherent thoughts ever articulated.
Intro - Penis RepellentThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
The mystery of alien abduction, the pain and drama of Viagra use, and Dom Irrera are all featured on this episode of The Daily Show.
Headlines - Grin and Wear ItThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter are awarded the Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton. Ex-President Carter's speech is less than electrifying yet still gets a laugh.
Ugly American - Air-RageThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Air-rage is becoming a pretty big problem. Luckily, Dave Attell knows the cause and, more importantly, the solution: Take the bus.
Dom IrreraThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Dom Irrera talks about friends with bad jobs, lending out money, closet homosexuals, and his only current athletic goal: not having tits.
Alien Nation IIThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Mike Russ is a perception expert. He can tell that t-shirts are also 12 foot tall lizards, missing children are often eaten by these lizards, and Bob Hope is a British alien.
This Just In - The Rising Sun Also RisesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E18
Japan has spent many years debating but has finally decided to readopt its old flag and anthem. The anthem's lyrics prove to not be the catchiest ever.
Evolution v. CreationThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
If biologists are right that animals only evolve adaptations that help them survive, then why does Jon have three nipples?
This Just In - Old SickoryThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
President Andrew Jackson died of liver failure, not from the fabled bout with mercury and lead poisoning your mother told you about when you were a naive toddler.
Pierce BrosnanThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
Actor Pierce Brosnan always plays a suave character -- doesn't he ever get cast as a dork?
The Deer HuntedThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
Isn't it such 'ironicness' that a deer comes here to destroy where we live after all the times we've spent destroying where he lives? You think about that.
Back in Black - Summer's a Wastin'The Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
Lewis Black talks up vacation attractions in Mexico, and for the older crowd, Taiwan, where a bakery's little Viagra cake got all big and bulbous and blue.
Headlines - Clowning AchievementThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
The Kansas Star inadvertently promotes National Clown Week with a photo of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's alter-ego, Pogo the Clown.
Headlines - Racial HarmonyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
William Rehnquist has been asked to refrain from racially offensive behavior in the courtroom -- what's a Chief Justice to doo-dah?
Moment of Zen - DruidsThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E19
Druids dancing in Cornwall, England, in celebration of the last solar eclipse of the century.
Other News - Tres SheikThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS4 E20
If you happen to be in a K-mart in Cairo, look for the new modestly-dressed Arab version of Barbie: Laila.
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