Season 15

Season 15 (2010)




Episodes List

Ep.1 Michael Pollan

Air Date: 2010-01-04

A Nigerian terrorist tries to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas day. The Best F**king News Team helps Tiger Woods find a new religion, and Michael Pollan encourages Americans to eat healthy food.

Ep.2 George Lucas

Air Date: 2010-01-05

John Oliver searches for the best time in American history, and George Lucas talks about his book.

Ep.3 Admn. Mike Mullen

Air Date: 2010-01-06

Obama finally responds to the Christmas terror plot, and Mike Mullen praises the U.S. military.

Ep.4 Maggie Gyllenhaal

Air Date: 2010-01-07

President Obama breaks a promise, and Maggie Gyllenhaal watches scary cartoons with her daughter.

Ep.5 John Yoo

Air Date: 2010-01-11

John Oliver explains the rules of terrorball, and John Yoo discusses the legal limits of torture.

Ep.6 Paul Ingrassia

Air Date: 2010-01-12

Wall Street hands out big bonuses, and Paul Ingrassia talks about the auto industry bailout.

Ep.7 Ringo Starr & the Ben Harper Band

Air Date: 2010-01-13

Sarah Palin joins Fox News, and Ringo Starr performs with Ben Harper and Relentless7.

Ep.8 Thu, Jan 14, 2010

Air Date: 2010-01-14

Glenn Beck reads Sarah Palin a journal entry, and Tom Brokaw talks about his new documentary.

Ep.9 David M. Walker

Air Date: 2010-01-18

Wyatt Cenac waits for Harry Reid's apology, and David Walker hopes to reform America's spending.

Ep.10 Colin Firth

Air Date: 2010-01-19

Larry Wilmore reviews Obama's first year, and Colin Firth recalls floating naked in a fish tank.

Ep.11 Wed, Jan 20, 2010

Air Date: 2010-01-20

Scott Brown becomes the new president-elect, and Jim Wallis wants to take greed out of Wall Street.

Ep.12 Julie Andrews

Air Date: 2010-01-21

Keith Olbermann resorts to name-calling, and Julie Andrews talks about her new movie, "Tooth Fairy.

Ep.13 Bill Gates

Air Date: 2010-01-25

John Oliver celebrates a huge victory for corporations, and Bill Gates starts Twittering.

Ep.14 Elizabeth Warren

Air Date: 2010-01-26

Wall Street responds to President Obama's threat, and Jon wants to make out with Elizabeth Warren.

Ep.15 Ethan Watters

Air Date: 2010-01-27

The ACORN pimp is arrested, and Ethan Watters discusses America's impact on mental health.

Ep.16 Doris Kearns Goodwin

Air Date: 2010-01-28

Wyatt Cenac forgets he's black, and Doris Kearns Goodwin dares the Republicans to filibuster.

Ep.17 Austan Goolsbee

Air Date: 2010-02-01

Obama joins his political rivals for lunch, and Austan Goolsbee tries to avoid Great Depression Land.

Ep.18 Brian Williams

Air Date: 2010-02-02

Jason Jones speeds in his Camry, and Brian Williams remembers his prom night with Jon.

Ep.19 Atul Gawande

Air Date: 2010-02-03

Sam Bee learns how hard it is to be a man, and Atul Gawande hopes to save lives with a checklist.

Ep.20 Rep. Anthony Weiner

Air Date: 2010-02-04

Rachel Maddow eviscerates everyone, and Anthony Weiner fights for health care reform.

Ep.21 Jenny Sanford

Air Date: 2010-02-08

Sarah Palin writes notes on her hand, and Jenny Sanford misses the inmates at the governor's mansion.

Ep.22 Newt Gingrich

Air Date: 2010-02-09

Richard Shelby releases nominees, and Newt Gingrich discusses the radical Obama administration.

Ep.23 Willie Mays

Air Date: 2010-02-10

Geraldo Rivera defends Haiti's children-takers, and Willie Mays buys soul food with steak money.

Ep.24 Lee Daniels

Air Date: 2010-02-11

Iran launches pets into space, and Lee Daniels believes in the intelligence of the American audience.

Ep.25 Ricky Gervais

Air Date: 2010-02-22

CPAC holds its conservative Woodstock, and Ricky Gervais ridicules Karl Pilkington.

Ep.26 Jeff Garlin

Air Date: 2010-02-23

Wyatt Cenac looks into Bank of America's hidden fees, and Jeff Garlin discusses his food addiction.

Ep.27 Tracy Morgan

Air Date: 2010-02-24

John Hodgman tries to fix the Winter Olympics, and Tracy Morgan dreams of opening Chickendales.

Ep.28 Rep. James Clyburn

Air Date: 2010-02-25

John Oliver covers the bipartisan summit after-party, and James Clyburn recalls his healthy lunch.

Ep.29 Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Air Date: 2010-03-01

Rick Sanchez covers the tsunami threat, and Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses life on other planets.

Ep.30 Robert Pattinson

Air Date: 2010-03-02

Samantha Bee tries to find Jonah Falcon a job, and Robert Pattinson worries about over-saturation.

Ep.31 Lynne Olson

Air Date: 2010-03-03

Sarah Palin does stand-up comedy, and Lynne Olson looks at the start of the Anglo-American alliance.

Ep.32 Scott Patterson

Air Date: 2010-03-04

Jon tries Chat Roulette, and Scott Patterson describes the quants controlling Wall Street.

Ep.33 Harry Markopolos

Air Date: 2010-03-08

John Oliver thanks everyone for the Iraq invasion, and Harry Markopolos discusses Wall Street fraud.

Ep.34 Marc Thiessen

Air Date: 2010-03-09

Conservative lawyers attack Liz Cheney, and Marc Thiessen discusses the rights of enemy combatants.

Ep.35 Jerry Seinfeld

Air Date: 2010-03-10

Eric Massa disappoints Glenn Beck, and Jerry Seinfeld sees the humor in marriage.

Ep.36 Eamon Javers

Air Date: 2010-03-11

Obama campaigns for health care reform, and Eamon Javers exposes the world of corporate espionage.

Ep.37 Michael Lewis

Air Date: 2010-03-15

Aasif Mandvi dresses up as Captain Moneybags, and Michael Lewis discusses subprime mortgages.

Ep.38 Jude Law

Air Date: 2010-03-16

Chris Dodd introduces his own financial reform bill, and Jude Law discusses health care.

Ep.39 Snoop Dogg

Air Date: 2010-03-17

The Texas school board votes against Oscar Romero, and Snoop Dogg discusses his GPS voice.

Ep.40 Gary Locke

Air Date: 2010-03-18

Jon warns America about progressivism, and Gary Locke discusses the census form.

Ep.41 Ben Stiller

Air Date: 2010-03-29

Jason Jones proves how racist basketball has become, and Ben Stiller invites Jon over for Seder.

Ep.42 Robin Williams

Air Date: 2010-03-30

Sarah Palin tries to save John McCain, and Robin Williams discusses his new cow valve.

Ep.43 Roxana Saberi

Air Date: 2010-03-31

A C-SPAN host takes a racist phone call, and Roxana Saberi describes her ordeal in an Iranian prison.

Ep.44 Liz Claman

Air Date: 2010-04-01

CNN hires Erick Erickson, and Liz Claman compares Wall Street to a casino.

Ep.45 Reza Aslan

Air Date: 2010-04-05

Insurance companies look for a way to deny kids, and Reza Aslan questions the war in Afghanistan.

Ep.46 Capt. Richard Phillips

Air Date: 2010-04-06

Tiger Woods returns to golf, and Richard Phillips describes his capture by Somali pirates.

Ep.47 Steve Carell

Air Date: 2010-04-07

Michael Steele plays the race card, and Jon doesn't remember Steve Carell.

Ep.48 David Remnick

Air Date: 2010-04-08

Obama signs a treaty to limit nuclear arms, and David Remnick discusses Obama's ambition.

Ep.49 Bryan Cranston

Air Date: 2010-04-12

Ep.50 Rachel Maddow

Air Date: 2010-04-13

Ep.51 Richard R. Burt

Air Date: 2010-04-14

Ep.52 Tracy Morgan

Air Date: 2010-04-15

Ep.53 Rep. John Dingell

Air Date: 2010-04-19

Ep.54 John O'Hara

Air Date: 2010-04-20

Ep.55 Fred Pearce

Air Date: 2010-04-21

Ep.56 Zoe Saldana

Air Date: 2010-04-22

Ep.57 Lisa P. Jackson

Air Date: 2010-04-26

Ep.58 Richard Whittle

Air Date: 2010-04-27

Ep.59 Ken Blackwell

Air Date: 2010-04-28

Ep.60 Michael Caine

Air Date: 2010-04-29

Ep.61 Jonathan Eig

Air Date: 2010-05-03

Ep.62 Rosalynn Carter

Air Date: 2010-05-04

Ep.63 Jon Meacham

Air Date: 2010-05-05

Ep.64 Mario Batali

Air Date: 2010-05-06

Ep.65 Jack Rakove

Air Date: 2010-05-10

Ep.66 Sebastian Junger

Air Date: 2010-05-11

Ep.67 Michael Patrick King

Air Date: 2010-05-12

Ep.68 Ian Bremmer

Air Date: 2010-05-13

Ep.69 Arthur Brooks

Air Date: 2010-06-01

Ep.70 Morgan Freeman

Air Date: 2010-06-02

Ep.71 Jonah Hill

Air Date: 2010-06-03

Ep.72 John C. Reilly

Air Date: 2010-06-07

Ep.73 Christopher Hitchens

Air Date: 2010-06-08

Ep.74 Spencer Wells

Air Date: 2010-06-09

Ep.75 Gov. Tim Pawlenty

Air Date: 2010-06-10

Ep.76 Betty White

Air Date: 2010-06-14

Ep.77 James Tabor

Air Date: 2010-06-15

Ep.78 Louis C.K.

Air Date: 2010-06-16

Ep.79 Fred Thompson

Air Date: 2010-06-17

Ep.80 Josh Fox

Air Date: 2010-06-21

The writer and filmmaker discusses his latest documentary about the environmental and social impact of the largest natural gas drilling boom in history.

Ep.81 Cameron Diaz

Air Date: 2010-06-22

Ep.82 Dr. Connie Mariano

Air Date: 2010-06-23

Ep.83 Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

Air Date: 2010-06-24

Ep.84 David Axelrod

Air Date: 2010-06-28

Ep.85 Helen Mirren

Air Date: 2010-06-29

The Academy Award-winning actor discusses her latest film about Nevada's first legal brothel.

Ep.86 Landon Donovan, Bob Bradley

Air Date: 2010-06-30

From the U.S. soccer team, Landon Donovan and manager Bob Bradley.

Ep.87 Jere Van Dyk

Air Date: 2010-07-01

Journalist and author Jere Van Dyk talks about his new book "Captive: My Time as a Prisoner of the Taliban".

Ep.88 Denis Leary

Air Date: 2010-07-05

Actor and comedian Denis Leary talks about the new season of Rescue Me.

Ep.89 Julianne Moore

Air Date: 2010-07-06

Actress Julianne Moore talks about technology, acting and crying on cue.

Ep.90 Daniel Okrent

Air Date: 2010-07-07

Ep.91 Marilynne Robinson

Air Date: 2010-07-08

Prize winning novelist Marilynne Robinson talks about her new book "Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self".

Ep.92 William Rosen

Air Date: 2010-07-26

Ep.93 Fareed Zakaria

Air Date: 2010-07-27

Ep.94 Robert O'Connell

Air Date: 2010-07-28

Ep.95 Liev Schreiber

Air Date: 2010-07-29

Ep.96 Mary Roach

Air Date: 2010-08-02

Ep.97 Will Ferrell

Air Date: 2010-08-03

Ep.98 Bruce Henderson

Air Date: 2010-08-04

Ep.99 Akbar Ahmed

Air Date: 2010-08-05

Ep.100 Jason Bateman

Air Date: 2010-08-10

The star of "Arrested Development" and "Extract" returns to the show to talk about his new movie with Jennifer Aniston and Jeff Goldblum.

Ep.101 Laura Linney

Air Date: 2010-08-11

Ep.102 Arcade Fire

Air Date: 2010-08-12

The band Arcade Fire plays a song from their new album "The Suburbs".

Ep.103 Emma Thompson

Air Date: 2010-08-16

The Academy Award-winning actor talks about her latest movie tonight on the show.

Ep.104 Dick Armey

Air Date: 2010-08-17

Ep.105 Edward Kohn

Air Date: 2010-08-18

Ep.106 Jennifer Aniston

Air Date: 2010-08-19

Ep.107 Rod Blagojevich

Air Date: 2010-08-23

Ep.108 Brian Williams

Air Date: 2010-08-24

Ep.109 Drew Barrymore

Air Date: 2010-08-25

Ep.110 Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Air Date: 2010-08-26

Ep.111 Tim Gunn

Air Date: 2010-09-07

The "Project Runway" co-host discusses his new book about how to "make it work" in your career, relationships and life.

Ep.112 Gov. Tim Kaine

Air Date: 2010-09-08

Ep.113 Meghan McCain

Air Date: 2010-09-09

Ep.114 Ben Affleck

Air Date: 2010-09-13

The actor and director returns to the show to talk about his latest project.

Ep.115 Tony Blair

Air Date: 2010-09-14

Ep.116 Jon Hamm

Air Date: 2010-09-15

Ep.117 Bill Clinton

Air Date: 2010-09-16

Jon announces the Rally to Restore Sanity, and Bill Clinton contributes to the economic stimulus.

Ep.118 Jimmy Carter

Air Date: 2010-09-20

The 39th President of the United States returns to The Daily Show to discuss his new book.

Ep.119 Sigourney Weaver

Air Date: 2010-09-21

President Obama meets his kryptonite, and Sigourney Weaver remembers her high school years.

Ep.120 Edward Norton

Air Date: 2010-09-22

The Senate fails to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," and Edward Norton thinks Robert De Niro is weird.

Ep.121 His Majesty King Abdullah II

Air Date: 2010-09-23

Republicans unveil their new ideas, and King Abdullah II of Jordan hopes for Middle East peace.

Ep.122 Bill O'Reilly

Air Date: 2010-09-27

Stephen Colbert ruins Congress, and Bill O'Reilly refuses to attend the Rally to Restore Sanity.

Ep.123 Arianna Huffington

Air Date: 2010-09-28

Ep.124 Linda Polman

Air Date: 2010-09-29

Ep.125 Justin Timberlake

Air Date: 2010-09-30

Ep.126 Sam Harris

Air Date: 2010-10-04

Ep.127 Bruce Willis

Air Date: 2010-10-05

Ep.128 Philip Dray

Air Date: 2010-10-06

Ep.129 Naomi Watts

Air Date: 2010-10-07

Ep.130 Johnny Knoxville

Air Date: 2010-10-11

Ep.131 Rep. Eric Cantor

Air Date: 2010-10-12

The House minority whip discusses his book promoting the new generation of Republican leaders.

Ep.132 Condoleezza Rice

Air Date: 2010-10-13

Ep.133 David Rakoff

Air Date: 2010-10-14

Ep.134 Austan Goolsbee

Air Date: 2010-10-25

Chariman, President's Council of Economic Adviser. The economist and former journalist discusses the administration's plan for restoring the economy.

Ep.135 Sen. Ted Kaufman

Air Date: 2010-10-26

The former Joe Biden staffer talks about his brief term in the Senate and what will happen to the Democrats after November 2.

Ep.136 President Barack Obama

Air Date: 2010-10-27

Ep.137 Washington Recap

Air Date: 2010-10-28

Ep.138 Zach Galifianakis

Air Date: 2010-11-01

Ep.139 Michael Beschloss

Air Date: 2010-11-02

Ep.140 Chris Wallace

Air Date: 2010-11-03

Ep.141 David Sedaris

Air Date: 2010-11-04

Ep.142 Gov. Rick Perry

Air Date: 2010-11-08

Rick Perry: Author, "Fed Up!" The Texas governor discusses his new book about the failure of Washington to serve the people.

Ep.143 Harrison Ford

Air Date: 2010-11-09

Harrison Ford: Actor, "Morning Glory" The acclaimed movie star returns to the show to talk about his latest film.

Ep.144 Mick Foley

Air Date: 2010-11-10

Ep.145 Rosario Dawson

Air Date: 2010-11-11

Ep.146 Marion Jones

Air Date: 2010-11-15

The former Olympic track star talks about finding a road to redemption after her career-ending performance enhancing drug conviction.

Ep.147 Bethany McLean

Air Date: 2010-11-16

Ep.148 Jay-Z

Air Date: 2010-11-17

Ep.149 Philip K. Howard

Air Date: 2010-11-18

Ep.150 Judah Friedlander

Air Date: 2010-11-29

The actor and comedian discusses the most important book in karate history, which he just wrote.

Ep.151 Susan Casey

Air Date: 2010-11-30

Ep.152 Sting

Air Date: 2010-12-01

Ep.153 Stacey Schiff

Air Date: 2010-12-02

Ep.154 Gen. Hugh Shelton

Air Date: 2010-12-06

In this complete, unedited interview, Hugh Shelton discusses Julian Assange's threat to national security and expresses his concerns over the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell.

Ep.155 Seth Green

Air Date: 2010-12-07

Creator, "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Special" The actor and director talks about his latest Star Wars parody.

Ep.156 Michelle Williams

Air Date: 2010-12-08

Ep.157 Edmund Morris

Air Date: 2010-12-09

Author Edmund Morris discusses Teddy Roosevelt.

Ep.158 Gordon Brown

Air Date: 2010-12-13

John Oliver and Olivia Munn sell riot souvenirs, and Gordon Brown discusses the financial crisis.

Ep.159 Ricky Gervais

Air Date: 2010-12-14

Ep.160 Paul Rudd

Air Date: 2010-12-15

Ep.161 Mike Huckabee

Air Date: 2010-12-16