Specials

Specials (1999)




Episodes List

Ep.1 Greatest Millenium Special

Air Date: 1999-12-15

Ep.2 Steve Carell Salutes Steve Carell

Air Date: 2001-05-21

Steve Carell looks back at many of his best segments as a Daily Show correspondent.

Ep.3 Stephen Colbert - Again, A Look Back

Air Date: 2001-11-21

Stephen Colbert hosts the first and only scheduled episode of The Daily Show's new spin off; "Again, A Look Back" on the Comedy Central sister network MSTDS. The Episode take a look back at many of Stephen's best segments as a correspondent for The Daily Show.

Ep.4 Unedited Jim Cramer Interview

Air Date: 2009-03-12

The unedited version of Jon Stewart's interview with Jim Cramer of CNBC. Comes after several shows in which Stewart criticised the financial network of failing in their journalistic duty to warn investors, instead acting as shills for the financial industry. While Cramer's antics on his own show were highlighted, the argument was not solely with Cramer per se, but rather the whole CNBC shtick.

Ep.6 Rally To Restore Sanity And Or Fear

Air Date: 2010-10-30

The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear took place on October 30, 2010 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., led by Jon Stewart and an in-character Stephen Colbert.

Ep.7 Special Edition - A Look Back at News Media

Air Date: 2012-09-24

CNN experiments with branded news segments, Chris Wallace gives away the Fox News game, and Brian Williams explains what it's like to be part of the professional news media in this Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.8 The Rumble 2012: Jon Stewart vs. Bill O'Reilly

Air Date: 2012-10-06

Moderated by former Fox News and CNN anchor E.D. Hill, Stewart and O'Reilly clash over the role of government, President Obama's foreign policy, Social Security and Medicare, and the media industry, among other things.

Ep.9 Special Edition - A Look Back at Animals

Air Date: 2012-10-26

Take a look back at The Best F#@king News Team Ever's greatest animal stories with the Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.10 Special Edition - A Look Back at Voting

Air Date: 2012-11-02

Conservatives are up in arms over non-existent voter fraud, Pennsylvania upholds a controversial voter I.D. law, and Jason Jones helps a frustrated voter feel as though his vote actually matters in this Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.11 Special Edition - A Look Back at Barack Obama

Air Date: 2012-11-09

The Daily Show's Special Edition takes a look back at the first four years of President Barack Obama.

Ep.12 Special Edition - A Look Back at Democalypse 2012

Air Date: 2012-11-16

The Best F#@king News Team Ever reports on election night, and Herman Cain talks about running for president in this Daily Show Democalypse 2012 Special Edition.

Ep.13 Special Edition - A Look Back at Food

Air Date: 2012-11-30

This week's Special Edition reminds us that even food can be political.

Ep.14 Special Edition - A Look Back at International Affairs

Air Date: 2012-12-07

Take a look back at The Best F#@king News Team Ever's greatest stories from around the world with the Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.15 Stephen Colberts Interviews, I Could Get Al Sharpton

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Ep.16 Special Edition - A Look Back at Technology

Air Date: 2013-01-11

Private space ships and 3-D porn are just some of the technological advances The Daily Show's Special Edition covers.

Ep.17 Special Edition - A Look Back at Guns

Air Date: 2013-01-18

The Daily Show's Special Edition takes a look back at the level-headed debate concerning gun rights.

Ep.18 Special Edition - A Look Back at the Fiscal Cliff

Air Date: 2013-01-25

Take a look back at The Daily Shows best coverage of the ever-heightening fiscal cliff with the Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.19 Special Edition - A Look Back at Women in the Military

Air Date: 2013-02-01

Watch coverage of women in the military with The Daily Show Special Edition.

Ep.20 Joh Stewart Show, Extreme Hip Today

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Ep.21 Joh Stewart Show, Gilby Clarke, Cure Me Or Kill Me

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Ep.22 Steve Carell, Late Night With Conan O'Brien

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Ep.23 Steve Carell, Trail And Trinulations

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Ep.24 Indecision 2002

Air Date: 2002-11-04

Ep.25 Jon Stewart, Oprah

Air Date: 2006-03-02

Ep.26 Indecision 2004 - DNC

Air Date: 2004-07-27

Ep.27 Indecision 2004 - RNC

Air Date: 2004-09-03

Ep.28 Indecision 2004 - Extended

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Ep.29 A Look Back - December 2011

Air Date: 2011-12-26

Ep.30 Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Jungle

Air Date: 2012-10-07

Bill O'Reilly. Jon Stewart. 2 podiums. 1 Air-Conditioned Auditorium. In "O'Reilly v Stewart 2012: The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium," O'Reilly and Stewart took an entertaining and comedic approach to today's pressing political issues in an attempt to find the best direction for America. The debate was recorded live at Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University.

Ep.38 Barack Obama: Unpresidented

Air Date: 2017-02-20

As the Obama administration ends, the outgoing president enacts legacy-preserving policy, the GOP prepares for President Trump, and guests reflect on the past eight years.

Ep.39 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Roy Wood Jr

Air Date: 2017-04-10

A look back at correspondent Roy Wood Jr.'s coverage of topics such as Meals on Wheels and blackness at the Oscars.

Ep.40 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Ronny Chieng

Air Date: 2017-04-11

The show salutes correspondent Ronny Chieng's reporting as he covers Fox News' racism, an interfaith initiative and Donald Trump's China policy.

Ep.41 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Desi Lydic

Air Date: 2017-04-12

The show looks back at correspondent Desi Lydic's most memorable moments and most noteworthy stories.

Ep.42 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Hasan Minhaj

Air Date: 2017-04-13

The show looks back at correspondent Hasan Minhaj's most memorable moments and most noteworthy stories.

Ep.43 The Second 100 Days

Air Date: 2017-08-07

Trevor recaps President Trump's biggest accomplishments (and non-accomplishments) during his second 100 days in office, from foreign policy to health care to the environment.

Ep.44 The Russian Scandal: The Crème de la Kremlin

Air Date: 2017-08-08

The Daily Show looks at the many ways Donald Trump and his staff have gotten wrapped up in Russia-related scandals since he began his run for the U.S. presidency.

Ep.45 Trump's Best, Smartest People. Such Great People.

Air Date: 2017-08-09

Trevor runs through the slew of dubiously qualified people President Trump has hired to run his administration and examines their most egregious gaffes and blunders.

Ep.46 Start Dreading the News

Air Date: 2017-08-10

Trevor analyzes the state of news media with a look at the recent shakeups at Fox News, the effect President Trump has had on punditry and the rise of Alex Jones.

Ep.47 The Yearly Show 2017

Air Date: 2017-12-18

Trevor and the Best F#@king News Team hit the Gramercy Theatre to look back at the biggest events of 2017 in news, sports and pop culture.

Ep.48 You're Fired: In Memoriam

Air Date: 2017-12-19

The Daily Show looks back on the government employees (like Sean Spicer and Preet Bharara) who didn’t make it through President Trump’s first year in office.

Ep.49 It's the End of the Year As We Know It

Air Date: 2017-12-20

The Daily Show reflects on some of the year’s most disastrous events, including a record-breaking hurricane season and escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.

Ep.50 Out of Office 2017

Air Date: 2017-12-21

The Daily Show highlights some of its best field pieces from the past year, including a look at how President Trump’s words get translated into other languages and an investigation into a jobs program in coal country.

Ep.51 The Russian Scandal: The Crème De La Kremlin II

Air Date: 2018-02-12

The Daily Show unpacks the biggest moments from the Trump-Russia investigation, including Donald Trump Jr.’s campaign meeting, the Kremlin’s social media takeover and Robert Mueller’s indictments.

Ep.52 Ladies Night: News-making women

Air Date: 2018-02-13

The Daily Show highlights news-making women, including the black female voters in Alabama who defeated accused child molester Roy Moore, the Miss America contestants with more qualifications than President Trump and (of course) Oprah Winfrey.

Ep.53 My Super Tweet 16

Air Date: 2018-02-14

Trevor and The World’s Fakest News Team revisit Donald Trump’s most memorable early tweets, explain why the president gravitates toward an unfiltered communications platform and suggest alternate social media for threatening war.

Ep.54 A 100% Trump-Free Show

Air Date: 2018-02-15

In an entirely Donald Trump-free episode, Trevor and The World’s Fakest News Team find out how rowdy Ugandan politics can get, learn about the latest smart technology and check in with Rob Gronkowski on the Tide Pod Challenge.

Ep.55 The Unpresidential Day Special

Air Date: 2018-02-19

In honor of Presidents’ Day, The Daily Show looks back at some of Donald Trump’s most memorable moments in office, from defending white supremacists to administration infighting to attacking the “fake news” media.

Ep.56 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Roy Wood Jr. Vol. 2

Air Date: 2018-05-17

A look back on some of Roy Wood Jr.’s finest segments to date, including reportage from a pro-gun rally after the Parkland shooting and a State of Black S**t address.

Ep.57 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Desi Lydic Vol. 2

Air Date: 2018-05-21

A selection of Desi Lydic’s best reporting, from visiting a sex robot factory to interviewing translators tasked with making sense of Donald Trump’s speeches.

Ep.58 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Ronny Chieng Vol. 2

Air Date: 2018-05-22

Some of Ronny Chieng’s best segments, including a profile of the wrestler The Progressive Liberal and an inside look at the world of cryptocurrency.

Ep.59 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Dulcé Sloan

Air Date: 2018-05-23

Some of Dulce Sloan’s finest segments, including her trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and a postmortem on the defeat of Roy Moore.

Ep.60 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Michael Kosta

Air Date: 2018-05-24

Some of Michael Kosta’s best work, from a legal analysis of a corrupt Alabama sheriff to a problematic bus tour of New York City.

Ep.61 Separation Anxiety

Air Date: 2018-08-21

Trevor examines President Trump’s reviled policy of separating migrant families, from the bipartisan backlash against it to the White House’s efforts to blame it on Democrats.

Ep.62 Discrimi-NATION

Air Date: 2018-08-22

Trevor examines the rise of white people calling the cops on black people for no reason, inappropriate school assignments involving slavery, and Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet.

Ep.63 So Much Winning

Air Date: 2018-08-23

Trevor covers Donald Trump’s history of lying about his wealth, the president’s “Space Force” plan, and the implications of Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court.

Ep.64 In The Foxhole

Air Date: 2018-09-18

President Trump’s nightly chats with Sean Hannity wreak havoc, Laura Ingraham defends the separation of migrant families, and Trump delivers a wild rant on “Fox & Friends.”

Ep.65 Big Little Allies

Air Date: 2018-10-23

A look at the tactless and flat-out weird way Donald Trump has engaged with world leaders since he became president.

Ep.66 A 100% Trump-Free Show Vol. 2

Air Date: 2018-10-24

A much-needed reprieve from Donald Trump-centric news, including speculation about Bert and Ernie, and deer overpopulation in Staten Island.

Ep.67 Filling the Swamp

Air Date: 2018-10-25

Taking stock of some of the most corrupt and unqualified people to make it into Donald Trump’s orbit, including Scott Pruitt, Stephen Miller, and Brett Kavanaugh.

Ep.68 A Total Shutshow

Air Date: 2019-03-04

The Daily Show looks back at President Trump’s mismanagement of the longest shutdown in American history.

Ep.69 This Is U.S.

Air Date: 2019-03-05

The Daily Show revisits some notable local news stories, including a pet alligator in a nursing home and the lifting of a nunchucks ban.

Ep.70 The Russian Scandal: The Creme de la Kremlin III

Air Date: 2019-03-06

The Daily Show provides an update on Robert Mueller’s investigation and President Trump’s suspicious string of pro-Russia stances.

Ep.71 You're Fired: In Memoriam Vol. 2

Air Date: 2019-03-07

The Daily Show tips its hat to another round of Trump appointees who either resigned or were fired, including Omarosa Manigault, Rex Tillerson, and Jeff Sessions.

Ep.72 The Daily Show Presents: Desi Lydic: Abroad

Air Date: 2019-05-13

Desi Lydic heads to Iceland, Namibia and Spain to figure out why these countries all have better records of gender equality than the United States.

Ep.73 What in the World?

Air Date: 2019-05-14

The Daily Show revisits outrageous news stories from around the world, including a pole-dancing controversy in China and professional lightsaber dueling in France.

Ep.74 It's 2020 24/7

Air Date: 2019-05-15

The Daily Show provides an overview of some of the many, many Democrats running for president in 2020, including Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris.

Ep.75 The Kid Gloves Come Off

Air Date: 2019-05-16

The Daily Show highlights young people taking an outsized role in politics, including teen activists from Parkland and kids who challenged Dianne Feinstein on climate change.

Ep.76 In the Foxhole Vol. 2

Air Date: 2019-07-08

The Daily Show highlights Fox News at its most outrageous, including Sean Hannity losing it over Cory Booker’s veganism and Laura Ingraham’s feud with Pete Buttigieg.

Ep.77 Beast of Special

Air Date: 2019-07-09

The Daily Show looks back at the wildest recent animal news, including a tiger left in an abandoned house, a dog that can perform CPR and a pair of gay lions.

Ep.78 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Michael Kosta Vol. 2

Air Date: 2019-07-10

The Daily Show pays tribute to Michael Kosta’s best work, including his case for reparations and his look at how Trump supporters feel about the Space Force.

Ep.79 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Dulcé Sloan Vol. 2

Air Date: 2019-07-11

The Daily Show salutes Dulcé Sloan’s finest work, from her take on black women’s support of Joe Biden to their call for equal pay.

Ep.80 Donsplaining

Air Date: 2019-08-19

The Daily Show puzzles over some of Donald Trump’s most baffling attempts to explain how the world works, including his takes on 5G, windmills, trade deals, and more.

Ep.81 Leading Ladies

Air Date: 2019-08-20

The Daily Show looks at some of the ways women are combating sexism, including the battle against the pink tax and the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s stand for equal pay.

Ep.82 Your Moment of Them: The Best of Jaboukie Young-White

Air Date: 2019-08-21

The Daily Show celebrates correspondent Jaboukie Young-White’s best work, including his trip to the Pittsburgh Equality March and his look at socialism’s rising popularity.

Ep.83 Crazy Rich Nation

Air Date: 2019-08-22

The Daily Show takes a look at the shady business that rich people have been up to lately, including Robert Kraft’s prostitution charges and the college admissions bribery scandal.

Ep.84 YouTube: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Air Date: 2020-03-18

Ep.85 YouTube: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Air Date: 2020-03-19

Ep.86 YouTube: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Air Date: 2020-03-20

Ep.87 Remembering RBG: A Nation Ugly Cries with Desi Lydic

Air Date: 2020-10-30

Ep.88 Donald Trump's 100 Most Tremendous Scandals

Air Date: 2020-12-17