Season episodes list 5


S05E01 : Episode 120 (aired on 02/18/2018)

Main story: Trump vs. the World; plus, Parkland school shooting; leadership scandals in South…

S05E02 : Episode 121 (aired on 02/25/2018)

Main story: Italian election; plus, Trump’s idea to arm teachers; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and…

S05E03 : Episode 122 (aired on 03/04/2018)

Main story: NRA TV; plus, the week in White House chaos; And Now: Would You Like to Be on The Maury…

S05E04 : Episode 123 (aired on 03/11/2018)

Main story: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies; plus, the Week in Trump; the creepy side to…

S05E05 : Episode 124 (aired on 03/18/2018)

Main story: John Oliver looks at Mike Pence’s past and creates his own children’s book about a…

S05E06 : Episode 125 (aired on 04/01/2018)

Main story: America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in…

S05E07 : Episode 126 (aired on 04/08/2018)

Main segment: Crisis pregnancy centers. Other segments: Scott Pruitt's ethics scandals, 2018…

S05E08 : Episode 127 (aired on 04/15/2018)

Main Segment: Corporate tax avoidance in the United States, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Other…

S05E09 : Episode 128 (aired on 04/22/2018)

Main Segment: Iranian nuclear deal. Other Segments: Ryan Zinke.

S05E10 : Episode 129 (aired on 05/06/2018)

Main Segment: Rudy Giuliani. Other segments: Don Blankenship and 2018 West Virginia Senate…

S05E11 : Episode 130 (aired on 05/13/2018)

Main Segment: Crisis in Venezuela. Other segments: Michael Cohen consulting payments.

S05E12 : Episode 131 (aired on 05/20/2018)

Main Segment: Drug rehabilitation clinics. Other segments: Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan…

S05E13 : Guardianship (aired on 06/03/2018)

It’s alarmingly easy for a total stranger to gain total control over the life of a senior citizen.…

S05E14 : Stupid Watergate II (aired on 06/10/2018)

John Oliver explains how the president and his allies are going full O. J. in order to undermine…

S05E15 : Xi Jinping (aired on 06/17/2018)

Chinese president Xi Jinping is amassing an alarming amount of political power. If only his…

S05E16 : Mexican Elections (aired on 06/24/2018)

Mexico is on the verge of a major election. John Oliver discusses some things we should know about…

S05E17 : Gene Editing (aired on 07/01/2018)

Scientists are developing new ways to alter the genetic code of living organisms. John Oliver…

S05E18 : Workplace Sexual Harassment (aired on 07/29/2018)

With a national dialogue underway about sexual harassment in the workplace, John Oliver sits down…

S05E19 : Prosecutors (aired on 08/05/2018)

John Oliver explains how prosecutors use, or in some cases misuse, their power within our criminal…

S05E20 : Astroturfing (aired on 08/12/2018)

Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message.…

S05E21 : Trade (aired on 08/19/2018)

Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers. Maybe he would understand…

S05E22 : Felony Disenfranchisement (aired on 09/09/2018)

Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, and the worst state for…

S05E23 : Facebook (aired on 09/23/2018)

Facebook’s global expansion has been linked to political turmoil overseas, so maybe their ads…

S05E24 : Brett Kavanaugh (aired on 09/30/2018)

John Oliver discusses the ongoing controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the sexual assault…

S05E25 : Brazilian Elections (aired on 10/07/2018)

Brazil is about to elect a new president during a turbulent period of political corruption and…

S05E26 : Saudi Arabia (aired on 10/14/2018)

Following the alarming disappearance of a Saudi journalist and political dissident, John Oliver…

S05E27 : State Attorneys General (aired on 10/28/2018)

State AGs have become major partisan players in national politics, so the races to elect them are…

S05E28 : Family Separation (aired on 11/04/2018)

John Oliver discusses the disturbing policy that separated migrant families detained at our…

S05E29 : Episode 148 (aired on 11/11/2018)

Main story: Washington is looking awfully swampy, despite Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp.”…

S05E30 : Authoritarianism (aired on 11/18/2018)

John Oliver discusses the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, their common…
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