Season 14

Season 14 (2009)




Episodes List

Ep.1 David Gregory

Air Date: 2009-01-05

Jon wants David Gregory to explain why Brett Favre walking off his charter plane is breaking news on MSBNC.

Ep.2 Michael Wolff

Air Date: 2009-01-06

Author Michael Wolff.

Ep.3 Rachel Maddow

Air Date: 2009-01-07

Wyatt Cenac, Samantha Bee and John Oliver go undercover for more information on the Obama girls. Aasif Mandvi says Sanjay Gupta's appointment will be a tremendous over achievement in a community of overachievers. Rachel Maddow is insulted as an American that the Obamas can't stay in the presidential guesthouse.

Ep.4 Dana Perino

Air Date: 2009-01-08

Barack Obama dines with all the living ex-presidents, and Joe the Plumber goes to Gaza. Roland Burris is turned away while trying to take his Senate seat. Dana Perino talks about her 12 days left in the White House.

Ep.5 Maxwell Kennedy

Air Date: 2009-01-12

Barack Obama doesn't sound like a newly elected president. John Oliver explains Rod Blagojevich's Tennyson reference. Jason Jones learns how to be a great pundit, and Maxwell Kennedy discusses kamikaze pilots.

Ep.6 Daniel Craig

Air Date: 2009-01-13

Ep.7 Fareed Zakaria

Air Date: 2009-01-14

Marcus Schrenker is caught faking his own death. Hillary Clinton gets sleepy at her confirmation hearing. Lewis Black lists the mega corporations asking for bailouts, and Fareed Zakaria talks about terrorism in India.

Ep.8 Bethany McLean

Air Date: 2009-01-15

Ep.9 Abderrahim Foukara

Air Date: 2009-01-19

Ep.10 Bishop Gene Robinson

Air Date: 2009-01-20

A veritable who's who of statesmen arrives for Barack Obama's historic inauguration. Jason Jones brushes off any comparisons between the Obama and Bush speeches. Wyatt Cenac reports from Obama's crazy-cool inaugural ball. Samantha Bee declares an end to frat boy humor, and Gene Robinson prays for Rick Warren.

Ep.11 David Sanger

Air Date: 2009-01-21

Barack Obama watches the inaugural parade and then hits the parties. John Oliver feels the unity in DC, the news networks cover the inauguration differently, and David Sanger warns of the danger Pakistan poses.

Ep.12 Liam Neeson

Air Date: 2009-01-22

Hillary Clinton frees the State Department, and Barack Obama moves to close Guantanamo Bay. Gitmo is excited to leave, but he still wants to kill you. Rush Limbaugh hopes Barack Obama fails, and Liam Neeson visits the horse stable next door.

Ep.13 President Jimmy Carter

Air Date: 2009-01-26

Rod Blagojevich boycotts his own impeachment trial, Barack Obama closes down Guantanamo, and Jon gives Jimmy Carter a gift.

Ep.14 Gwen Ifill

Air Date: 2009-01-27

Ep.15 Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Air Date: 2009-01-28

Ep.16 P.W. Singer

Air Date: 2009-01-29

Ep.17 Lawrence Lindsey

Air Date: 2009-02-02

The Republicans pick Michael Steele as their RNC chairman, and now Wyatt Cenac is confused. The Super Bowl ads show where we are as a culture, and Lawrence Lindsey agrees with Jon's stimulus plan.

Ep.18 Dev Patel

Air Date: 2009-02-03

The star of Slumdog Millionaire drops by to promote the Oscar-nominated movie.

Ep.19 Karen Greenberg

Air Date: 2009-02-04

Ep.20 Randall Balmer

Air Date: 2009-02-05

Author of God in the White House: A History: How Faith Shaped the Presidency from John F. Kennedy to George W.

Ep.21 Walter Isaacson

Air Date: 2009-02-09

Ep.22 Thomas Ricks

Air Date: 2009-02-10

Barack Obama gives thoughtful answers at a press conference. Samantha Bee meets a few robot soldiers, and Thomas Ricks says we'll be in Iraq for a long time.

Ep.23 Daniel Sperling

Air Date: 2009-02-11

The author of "Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability" draws up a road map to smarter energy policy.

Ep.24 John Sununu

Air Date: 2009-02-12

Ep.25 Jeff Bezos

Air Date: 2009-02-23

Jeff Bezos the founder of Amazon.

Ep.26 Ricky Gervais

Air Date: 2009-02-24

Ep.27 Tom Selleck

Air Date: 2009-02-25

Ep.28 Brian Williams

Air Date: 2009-02-26

Fox News reports on a Joe Biden gaffe, and Congressman Rob Bishop opposes the "monkey bite bill." Hillary Clinton discusses poetry in Asia, and Brian Williams doesn't Twitter.

Ep.29 Harold Varmus

Air Date: 2009-03-02

The Nobel Prize-winning scientist navigates the real world or research in "The Art and Politics of Science.

Ep.30 Sandra Day O'Connor

Air Date: 2009-03-03

Ep.31 Joe Nocera

Air Date: 2009-03-04

Ep.32 Billy Crudup

Air Date: 2009-03-05

Ep.33 Nathaniel Frank

Air Date: 2009-03-09

Author of the new book 'Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America'.

Ep.34 Craig Mullaney

Air Date: 2009-03-10

West Point graduate, Rhodes Scholar, Army Ranger and author of the new book 'The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education'.

Ep.35 Paul Rudd

Air Date: 2009-03-11

Actor Paul Rudd talks about his new movie 'I Love You Man'.

Ep.36 Jim Cramer

Air Date: 2009-03-12

Jon and Jim Cramer prepare for their highly anticipated skirmish. Bernie Madoff pleads guilty to 11 counts of fraud. Jim Cramer admits to his mistakes, and vows to do a better job reporting the financial market.

Ep.37 Gen. Richard B. Myers

Air Date: 2009-03-16

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard B. Myers talks about his new book 'Eyes on the Horizon: Serving on the Front Lines of National Security'.

Ep.38 Ian McShane

Air Date: 2009-03-17

Actor Ian McShane talks about his new show 'Kings'.

Ep.39 Nandan Nilekani

Air Date: 2009-03-18

Jon Stewart interviews Nandan Nilekani, Author of 'Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation'.

Ep.40 Bruce Springsteen

Air Date: 2009-03-19

Bruce Springsteen comes by the show to promote his new album 'Working on a Dream'.

Ep.41 Jack Cafferty

Air Date: 2009-03-30

Wolf Blitzer's resident political observer takes a break from 'The Cafferty File' to discuss the latest tomfoolery in Washington D.C.

Ep.42 Seth Rogen

Air Date: 2009-03-31

Actor Seth Rogen talks about his latest movie 'Observe and Report'.

Ep.43 Peter Orszag

Air Date: 2009-04-01

Economist and current Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama, Peter Orszag is tonight's guest.

Ep.44 Tom Zoellner

Air Date: 2009-04-02

Author Tom Zoellner talks about his book 'Uranium - War, Energy and the Rock That Shaped the World'.

Ep.45 Michael J. Fox

Air Date: 2009-04-06

Segments: - - Guests: Actor Michael J. Fox talks about his new book Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist.

Ep.46 Jehan Sadat

Air Date: 2009-04-07

Segments: - - Guests: Jehan Sadat, the widow of the assassinated Egyptian president Anwar Sadat talks about her book My Hope for Peace.

Ep.47 Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Air Date: 2009-04-08

Ep.48 William Cohan

Air Date: 2009-04-09

Segments: - - Guests: Author William Cohan talks about his new book House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street.

Ep.49 Ron Darling

Air Date: 2009-04-14

Ronald Maurice Darling, Jr. is an American former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Mets, Oakland Athletics and Montreal Expos. Darling currently works as a color commentator for national baseball coverage on TBS as well as for the Mets on both SNY and WPIX. During his 13-year career, Darling amassed a 136–116 won-loss record, with 13 shutouts. He threw 1,590 strikeouts and had a 3.87 ERA. In 1985, he was picked for the All-Star team. Darling's weak point was control; he finished seasons in the top four in base on balls three times. He was considered one of the better fielding pitchers of the time, and won a Gold Glove Award in 1989. Darling had one of the best pickoff moves among right-handers. An above-average athlete, he was sometimes used as a pinch runner. In 1989, he hit home runs in two consecutive starts.

Ep.50 Elizabeth Warren

Air Date: 2009-04-15

Ep.51 Ben Affleck

Air Date: 2009-04-16

Segments: - - Guests: Actor Ben Affleck talks about his new movie "State of Play".

Ep.52 Reza Aslan

Air Date: 2009-04-20

President Obama releases the memos on America's handbook for torture. Lewis Black examines the TV networks that are reaching out to kids for Earth Day. Reza Aslan believes Al Qaeda is fighting a war of the imagination.

Ep.53 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Air Date: 2009-04-21

Liberia's "Iron Lady," the first elected female head of state in Africa, discusses her new memoir, "This Child Will Be Great," with Jon.

Ep.54 Philip Alcabes

Air Date: 2009-04-22

Philip Alcabes is an infectious-disease epidemiologist who talks about his new book 'Dread: How Fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to the Avian Flu'.

Ep.55 Richard Beeman

Air Date: 2009-04-23

Author of "Plain Honest Men", Richard Beeman talks to Jon on the show tonight.

Ep.56 Christine Lagarde

Air Date: 2009-04-27

France's Minister of Finance Christine Lagarde talks with Jon about the state of the global economy.

Ep.57 Clifford D. May

Air Date: 2009-04-28

The President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Clifford D. May, guest stars on tonight's show.

Ep.58 Doris Kearns Goodwin

Air Date: 2009-04-29

Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin joins Jon on the show tonight.

Ep.59 Hugh Jackman

Air Date: 2009-04-30

Actor Hugh Jackman comes by on the show to talk about his new movie, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Ep.60 Denis Leary

Air Date: 2009-05-04

Actor and star of Rescue Me, Denis Leary is on the show tonight.

Ep.61 Fareed Zakaria

Air Date: 2009-05-05

Journalist and author Fareed Zakaria talks about his new book The Post-American World.

Ep.62 George Stephanopoulos

Air Date: 2009-05-06

The guest on tonight's show is Chief Washington Correspondent for ABC News, George Stephanopoulos.

Ep.63 Ken Salazar

Air Date: 2009-05-07

The current U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar talks to Jon tonight.

Ep.64 Frank Partnoy

Air Date: 2009-05-11

Financial commentator and author of "The Match King: Ivar Kreuger, The Financial Genius Behind a Century of Wall Street Scandals", Frank Partnoy is on the show tonight.

Ep.65 Tom Hanks

Air Date: 2009-05-12

Actor and star of the new movie Angels and Demons, Tom Hanks talks to Jon tonight.

Ep.66 Ambassador Husain Haqqani

Air Date: 2009-05-13

Pakistan's Ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani talks to Jon Stewart on the show tonight.

Ep.67 Lisa P. Jackson

Air Date: 2009-05-14

EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is talking on the show tonight.

Ep.68 Sarah Fisher

Air Date: 2009-05-18

Ep.69 Newt Gingrich

Air Date: 2009-05-19

Ep.70 Elizabeth Edwards

Air Date: 2009-05-20

Michael Steele says gay marriage is bad for small business, and President Obama sets a national fuel efficiency standard. John Oliver defends England's moat scandal, and Elizabeth Edwards fights for health care.

Ep.71 Larry King

Air Date: 2009-05-21

One of the most popular names in the television news game compares notes with Jon.

Ep.72 Bob Woodruff

Air Date: 2009-06-01

Ep.73 P.J. O'Rourke

Air Date: 2009-06-02

Ep.74 Michael Lewis

Air Date: 2009-06-03

Ep.75 Will Ferrell

Air Date: 2009-06-04

Ep.76 Gretchen Peters

Air Date: 2009-06-08

Ep.77 Peter Schiff

Air Date: 2009-06-09

Ep.78 Saad Mohseni

Air Date: 2009-06-10

Ep.79 Katie Couric

Air Date: 2009-06-11

Ep.80 Ed Helms

Air Date: 2009-06-15

Ep.81 Tom Folsom

Air Date: 2009-06-16

Ep.82 Peter Laufer

Air Date: 2009-06-17

Ep.83 Mike Huckabee

Air Date: 2009-06-18

Ep.84 Bill Russell

Air Date: 2009-06-22

Ep.85 Larry David

Air Date: 2009-06-23

Ep.86 Reza Aslan

Air Date: 2009-06-24

Ep.87 Cameron Diaz

Air Date: 2009-06-25

Ep.88 Dr. Oliver Sacks

Air Date: 2009-06-29

Ep.89 Mike Kim

Air Date: 2009-06-30

The U.S. leaves Iraq like a houseguest who broke something, and Dick Cheney complains about his own troop withdrawal timeline. Jon hands out Rippy Awards for the media's outstanding coverage of Michael Jackson's death. Mike Kim discusses his mission to help North Koreans escape to China.

Ep.90 Justin Fox

Air Date: 2009-07-01

Ep.91 Robert Kenner

Air Date: 2009-07-02

Filmmaker, "Food, Inc.

Ep.92 Rep. Barney Frank

Air Date: 2009-07-13

The Massachusetts congressman discusses the new congress' legislative priorities with Jon.

Ep.93 Peter Mancall

Air Date: 2009-07-14

Ep.94 Kathleen Sebelius

Air Date: 2009-07-15

Ep.95 Robert Glennon

Air Date: 2009-07-16

Ep.96 Brian Williams

Air Date: 2009-07-20

Ep.97 Steven Chu

Air Date: 2009-07-21

Interview with Energy Secretary Steven Chu.

Ep.98 Kevin Nealon

Air Date: 2009-07-22

The controversy over Barack Obama's birth certificate lives on six months into his presidency. "Good Morning America" solves the mystery of Michael Jackson's lost corpse, and Kevin Nealon would never engage in autoerotic asphyxiation.

Ep.99 Sally Jenkins

Air Date: 2009-07-23

The author and historian sits down with Jon to discuss a largely unknown anti-Confederacy rebellion in Civil War Mississippi.

Ep.100 Bill Kristol

Air Date: 2009-07-27

Ep.101 Spinal Tap

Air Date: 2009-07-28

Ep.102 John Bolton

Air Date: 2009-07-29

Ep.103 Judd Apatow

Air Date: 2009-07-30

Ep.104 Ronald Kessler

Air Date: 2009-08-03

Ep.105 Rep. Henry Waxman

Air Date: 2009-08-04

Ep.106 Paul Giamatti

Air Date: 2009-08-05

Ep.107 Dara Torres

Air Date: 2009-08-06

Ep.108 Douglas Brinkley

Air Date: 2009-08-10

Ep.109 Austan Goolsbee

Air Date: 2009-08-11

Ep.110 Jeff Sharlet

Air Date: 2009-08-12

Ep.111 Rachel McAdams

Air Date: 2009-08-13

Ep.112 David Cross

Air Date: 2009-08-17

Ep.113 Christopher McDougall

Air Date: 2009-08-18

Ep.114 Tim Gunn

Air Date: 2009-08-19

Ep.115 Betsy McCaughey

Air Date: 2009-08-20

Ep.116 LeBron James

Air Date: 2009-09-14

Ep.117 Matt Damon

Air Date: 2009-09-15

The award-winning actor returns to The Daily Show to discuss his new movie, "The Informant.

Ep.118 Wed, Sep 16, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-16

Ep.119 Thu, Sep 17, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-17

Ep.120 Tue, Sep 22, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-22

Ep.121 Wed, Sep 23, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-23

Ep.122 Thu, Sep 24, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-24

Ep.123 Mon, Sep 28, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-28

Ep.124 Tue, Sep 29, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-29

Ep.125 Wed, Sep 30, 2009

Air Date: 2009-09-30

Ep.126 Thu, Oct 1, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-01

Ep.127 Mon, Oct 5, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-05

Ep.128 Tue, Oct 6, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-06

Ep.129 Wed, Oct 7, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-07

Ep.130 Thu, Oct 8, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-08

Ep.131 Mon, Oct 12, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-12

Ep.132 Tue, Oct 13, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-13

Ep.133 Wed, Oct 14, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-14

Ep.134 Thu, Oct 15, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-15

Ep.135 Mon, Oct 26, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-26

Ep.136 Tue, Oct 27, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-27

Ep.137 Wed, Oct 28, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-28

Ep.138 Thu, Oct 29, 2009

Air Date: 2009-10-29

Comedian Wanda Sykes talks about her new show "The Wanda Sykes Show".

Ep.139 Mon, Nov 2, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-02

Ep.140 Tue, Nov 3, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-03

Ep.141 Wed, Nov 4, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-04

Ep.142 Thu, Nov 5, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-05

Ep.143 Mon, Nov 9, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-09

Ep.144 Tue, Nov 10, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-10

Ep.145 Wed, Nov 11, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-11

Ep.146 Thu, Nov 12, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-12

Ep.147 Mon, Nov 16, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-16

Ep.148 Tue, Nov 17, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-17

Ep.149 Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-18

Ep.150 Thu, Nov 19, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-19

Ep.151 Mon, Nov 30, 2009

Air Date: 2009-11-30

Ep.152 Tue, Dec 1, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-01

Ep.153 Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-02

Ep.154 Thu, Dec 3, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-03

Ep.155 Mon, Dec 7, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-07

Ep.156 Tue, Dec 8, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-08

Ep.157 Wed, Dec 9, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-09

Ep.158 Thu, Dec 10, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-10

Ep.159 Mon, Dec 14, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-14

Ep.160 Tue, Dec 15, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-15

Ep.161 Wed, Dec 16, 2009

Air Date: 2009-12-16