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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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When news breaks we fix it. See more »

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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

Jon Stewart usually ended the show with a "Moment of Zen" clip from the media or popular culture. However, during the week after American historian Howard Zinn's January 2010 death, one episode instead ended with a "Moment of Zinn", a brief clip of Zinn's 2005 appearance on the show. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Jon Stewart: [on P. Diddy changing his name] Just Diddy! The P is gone! Oh... say it ain't so, Diddy. Why did you do it, Diddy?
Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs: Because I thought the P was getting between me and my fans.
Jon Stewart: The P was getting between him and his fans. You know I don't think it's the P. I think it's the bodyguards.
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Referenced in The Good Wife: Outside the Bubble (2013) See more »

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Dog on Fire (Jon Stewart remix)
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Performed by They Might Be Giants
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Jon Stewart is Great!
10 June 2000 | by JailynnSee all my reviews

Jon Stewart has really picked this show up. I never liked it much when the other host was there, and I have watched it nearly every night since Jon started hosting. I really like how he can deliver a joke and if it fails to generate a laugh, he can easily pick himself up and move on. The correspondants are fantastic. I get a kick out of all of them. Those stories are wonderful. If you haven't watched this before, my best comparison would be "Saturday Night Live's" Weekend Update.


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