After more than seven years on the show, John Oliver made his final appearance on The Daily Show last night. As he moves on to his own well-earned new show on HBO, Jon Stewart celebrated him the only way they could: By showing a highlight reel of the most embarrassing things they ever made him do.
Actually, they eventually got around to showing some of his best clips too, but nothing could stop both men from getting a little emotional. (The waterworks start around 7:25.)
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
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- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.