Season episodes list 2


S02E01 : Episode 25 7.03/10 (aired on 02/08/2015)

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors. We have a few issues…

S02E02 : Episode 26 7.38/10 (aired on 02/15/2015)

Thanks to tobacco industry regulations and marketing restrictions in the US, smoking rates have…

S02E03 : Episode 27 (aired on 02/22/2015)

The vast majority of US judges are elected, forcing many judges to pander to the electorate and…

S02E04 : Episode 28 7.19/10 (aired on 03/01/2015)

America's crumbling infrastructure: It's not a sexy problem, but it is a scary one.

S02E05 : Episode 29 (aired on 03/08/2015)

A set of Supreme Court decisions made over 100 years ago has left U.S. territories without…

S02E06 : Episode 30 6.75/10 (aired on 03/15/2015)

The NCAA doesn’t pay athletes because they consider them amateurs. The NCAA considers them amateurs…

S02E07 : Episode 31 7.42/10 (aired on 03/22/2015)

If you have money, committing a municipal violation may pose you a minor inconvenience. If you…

S02E08 : Episode 32 (aired on 04/05/2015)

There are very few government checks on what America’s sweeping surveillance programs are capable…

S02E09 : Episode 33 6.88/10 (aired on 04/12/2015)

Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the…

S02E10 : Episode 34 (aired on 04/19/2015)

For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the…

S02E11 : Episode 35 (aired on 04/26/2015)

Trendy clothes are cheaper than ever. That sounds great for the people who buy them, but it's…

S02E12 : Episode 36 (aired on 05/03/2015)

American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests…

S02E13 : Episode 37 (aired on 05/10/2015)

Many American companies do not offer paid leave after the birth of a child, which means they…

S02E14 : Episode 38 (aired on 05/17/2015)

John Oliver explains how chicken farming can be unfair, punishing, and inhumane. And not just for…

S02E15 : Episode 39 (aired on 05/31/2015)

After the arrests of numerous top officials, John Oliver decided to give an update on the state of…

S02E16 : Episode 40 (aired on 06/07/2015)

John Oliver explains why America’s bail system is better for the reality tv industry than it is for…

S02E17 : Episode 41 (aired on 06/14/2015)

The US Senate Torture Report revealed horrifying details of America's interrogation program. Helen…

S02E18 : Episode 42 (aired on 06/21/2015)

Online harassment is a major problem, but it’s rarely prosecuted. If only we’d been warned about…

S02E19 : Episode 43 (aired on 06/28/2015)

This week's gay rights victory was historic, but the transgender community still faces staggering…

S02E20 : Episode 44 (aired on 07/12/2015)

Cities spend massive amounts of public money on privately-owned stadiums. Cities issue tax-exempt…

S02E21 : Episode 45 (aired on 07/19/2015)

Producers, sellers, and consumers waste tons of food. John Oliver discusses the shocking amount of…

S02E22 : Episode 46 (aired on 07/26/2015)

Mandatory minimums require fixed prison sentences for certain crimes. John Oliver explains why we…

S02E23 : Episode 47 (aired on 08/02/2015)

Washington DC experiences taxation without representation. It's also missing from rhyming state…

S02E24 : Episode 48 (aired on 08/09/2015)

Sex education varies widely between school districts, leaving many teens without comprehensive…

S02E25 : Episode 49 (aired on 08/16/2015)

U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with almost anything. We know this from…

S02E26 : Episode 50 (aired on 08/23/2015)

This year’s gay marriage ruling was a milestone, but LGBT discrimination is still surprisingly…

S02E27 : Episode 51 (aired on 09/13/2015)

The Miranda warning includes the right to a public defender. It doesn’t include the fact that…

S02E28 : Episode 52 (aired on 09/27/2015)

The European migrant crisis sees millions of refugees face hostility, racism, and red tape so John…

S02E29 : Episode 53 (aired on 10/04/2015)

John Oliver investigates the treatment of mental health in the US and discovers the system doesn't…

S02E30 : Episode 54 (aired on 10/11/2015)

North Dakota's reputation for politeness has led to oil companies taking advantage so John Oliver…

S02E31 : Episode 55 (aired on 10/18/2015)

In order to help Canada with their upcoming election, John Oliver enlists Mike Myers, a beaver, and…

S02E32 : Episode 56 (aired on 11/01/2015)

John Oliver discusses the impact of the upcoming US elections on the status of Medicaid and tries…

S02E33 : Episode 57 (aired on 11/08/2015)

John Oliver explains the hurdles for prisoner re-entry in the US with help from a real life…

S02E34 : Episode 58 (aired on 11/15/2015)

John Oliver investigates the murky world of Daily Fantasy Sports and creates an advertisement to…

S02E35 : Episode 59 (aired on 11/22/2015)

John Oliver starts a campaign to remove the penny from circulation and takes a look back at the…
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    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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    6 Seasons • 174 Episodes

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