The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Guardian of the Amnesty
Season 20 • 11/17/2014
Following a disappointing midterm loss, President Obama flexes his executive powers.
Moment of Zen - "Rosewater" & The Undercover Donald DuckThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Jon announces a special screening of "Rosewater," and unsuspecting drivers in Fort Lee, New Jersey, receive unusual traffic citations on Halloween.
Tusky BusinessThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
The United States government seeks to curb its contributions to the illegal ivory trade, which is endangering elephants and funding terrorists groups in Africa.
"Rosewater" & John Oliver's ReturnThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
When Jon feels uncomfortable pitching his own movie, he uses a pot of English tea to summon John Oliver, the obvious candidate to step in as an alternate host.
Moment of Zen - Jon's Last Pitch & The DeciderThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Jon pitches his film "Rosewater" with the help of John Oliver, and a man on the street in Iran gives his impression of Jon's George W. Bush imitation.
Jason Jones & Tim GreenbergThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Jason Jones and Tim Greenberg describe the series of events that culminated in "Rosewater," beginning with the filming of a segment in Iran with Maziar Bahari.
Maziar BahariThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
"Rosewater" author Maziar Bahari discusses his family's legacy of civil disobedience and describes how he stayed hopeful while being tortured in an Iranian prison.
Maziar Bahari & Gael Garcia BernalThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Gael Garcia Bernal and Maziar Bahari reflect on the challenges of making the film "Rosewater" and discuss the plight of journalists around the world.
Laura PoitrasThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Laura Poitras reflects on making the documentary "Citizenfour" and recalls witnessing the NSA scandal unfold from Edward Snowden's Hong Kong hideout.
Water HoardingThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Jessica Williams investigates Detroit's aggressive water shutoffs, which targets many of the city's poorest residents while leaving large commercial properties unscathed.
Moment of Zen - Liberal DumbassesThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
During a convention for the Federalist Society, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch shares his views on President Obama's so-called progressive politics.
Guardian of the AmnestyThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
President Obama considers taking executive action on the immigration crisis, and Republicans threaten impeachment and another government shutdown.
Plan's LabyrinthThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
The Affordable Care Act comes under fire once again when a former policy analyst makes negative remarks about the particulars of the health care exchanges.
Moment of Zen - Slow the Heck DownThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
As winter rapidly approaches, a reporter on "CBS This Morning" cautions drivers to slow down amid treacherous conditions.
Benedict CumberbatchThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
"The Imitation Game" star Benedict Cumberbatch reflects on Alan Turing's heroism during World War II and brilliance as a mathematician.
Petty WomanThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Nancy Pelosi goes against her legacy as an advocate for women's voting rights and denies Rep. Tammy Duckworth the right to vote by proxy in the Democratic leadership election.
Garden Crate - The Great DebateThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
New correspondent Hasan Minhaj argues that the use of gestation crates is inhumane, but Jordan Klepper believes that all pigs should face in one direction.
Moment of Zen - Mary Fallin's Wild RideThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
In honor of the grand opening of the Wilshire Gun range, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin demolishes a Nissan with a tank.
Garden CrateThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Governor Chris Christie considers the political advantages of allowing New Jersey farmers to use gestation crates that keep pigs from moving and cause them to go insane.
Jessica ChastainThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
"Interstellar" star Jessica Chastain discusses the intelligence of pigs and looks forward to puking during astronaut training.
Back in Black - Black FridayThe Daily Show with Jon StewartS20
Lewis Black reports on the increasingly outlandish practices associated with Black Friday and discusses its impact on laborers and retailers.
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