Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Season 9

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Season 9

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Former Daily Show presenter John Oliver returns for a ninth season of his hit, HBO, weekly late night show. The satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events has won of over 20 Emmys, including best Variety Show - a crown it's won every year since 2016.

2022Rating: TV-MAUSASixteen String Jack Productions, Avalon Television, Partially Important Productions
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 9.1

Critical Race Theory

John Oliver explains what critical race theory is, what it... More isn't, and why we can expect to hear more about it in the coming months. Plus, the Canadian trucker protests.

EPISODE 9.2

Episode 241

As long as sex work has existed, so have efforts... More to end it. John Oliver explains why criminalizing the trade hasn’t helped the most vulnerable people involved, and why we should start listening to those at the center of the conversation: sex workers. Plus, Russian invasion into Ukraine, that has placed the whole world at the brink of WW3.

EPISODE 9.3

Episode 242

John Oliver talks about the current practices of overturning a... More wrongful convictions and how it is quite unsupportive of even apparently innocent people. He urges for urgent reforms for the flawed system which is clearly not working in favor of the innocents.

EPISODE 9.4

Episode 243

John Oliver explains why concert tickets are so expensive, who’s... More making money off of them, and which One Direction is his favorite. Plus, the introduction of some appalling anti-LGBT laws in several states.

EPISODE 9.5

Harm Reduction

John Oliver discusses why overdoses in the U.S. have been... More on the rise and what we should, and shouldn't, be doing to prevent them. Plus, a rather odd yearly tradition in Nenana, Alaska.

EPISODE 9.6

Trucks

John Oliver explains how truck drivers get paid, how they... More often don’t, and how companies exploit them to increase profits. Plus, Republican congressman Madison Cawthorn's tales of GOP orgies and drug use has him in trouble with his own party.

EPISODE 9.7

Data Brokers

John Oliver discusses how much data brokers know about us,... More what they’re doing with our personal information, and one unusual way to change privacy laws. Plus, Russian State TV lies about the Ukraine war; DirecTV drops OAN; John says goodbye to AT&T.

EPISODE 9.8

Police Interrogations

John Oliver discusses the tactics that can make police interrogations... More so damaging, particularly to the innocent. Plus, a look at Dr. Oz's campaign for U.S. Senate.

EPISODE 9.9

Environmental Racism

John Oliver discusses environmental racism, how both government and industry... More are failing people of color and how zoning is manipulating the same people to live in adverse conditions. Plus, pandas doing some weird things and 'gas math' by Shaquille O'Neal.

EPISODE 9.10

Philippines

John Oliver discusses the Philippine presidential election, why Bongbong Marcos... More is - albeit in a very unflattering way - like Ant-Man, the leaked anti-abortion draft opinion, how we got to this point, and where we may be headed.

EPISODE 9.11

Utilities

John Oliver discusses the incredible amount of power we give... More electric utility companies, how weakly regulated they are, and why they get such bad Yelp reviews. Plus, a look at Alabama's extreme anti-trans law and some ridiculous participants of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

EPISODE 9.12

Subway

John Oliver discusses one of the largest franchises in the... More U.S., how their business model doesn’t always serve franchisees, and what it all has to do with Korean dramas.

EPISODE 9.13

School Police

In the wake of the mass shooting in Uvalde, John... More Oliver discusses the push for more police in schools and whether they are the answer to school safety issues, or a new problem altogether. Plus, John makes an offer for a banana sculpture in Australia.

EPISODE 9.14

Tech Monopolies

John Oliver discusses tech monopolies such as Apple, Google, Amazon,... More and Facebook, and how to address the hidden harm they can do. Plus, a look at the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, which includes Trump-endorsed candidate Blake Masters.

EPISODE 9.15

Rent

John Oliver discusses why rent has become increasingly unaffordable, what... More we can do to combat a system that is stacked against tenants, and, of course, Dakota Johnson’s complex relationship to limes. Plus, a look at GOP primary winners claiming the 2020 election was stolen.

EPISODE 9.16

Water

John Oliver discussed the water storage which is affecting many... More parts of the country, how it was impacted by the choices people made, and what can be done about it. He focused the piece around the Colorado river water, how it is being treated and what steps can be taken to reserve its water.

EPISODE 9.17
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Due: 4 Jul 2022

Episode 256

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EPISODE 9.18
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Due: 11 Jul 2022

Episode 257

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EPISODE 9.19
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Due: 18 Jul 2022

Episode 258

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EPISODE 9.20
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Due: 25 Jul 2022

Episode 259

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EPISODE 9.21
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Due: 1 Aug 2022

Episode 260

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EPISODE 9.22
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Due: 8 Aug 2022

Episode 261

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EPISODE 9.23
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Due: 15 Aug 2022

Episode 262

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EPISODE 9.24
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Due: 22 Aug 2022

Episode 263

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EPISODE 9.25
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Due: 29 Aug 2022

Episode 264

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EPISODE 9.26
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Due: 5 Sep 2022

Episode 265

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EPISODE 9.27
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Due: 12 Sep 2022

Episode 266

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EPISODE 9.28
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Due: 19 Sep 2022

Episode 267

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EPISODE 9.29
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Due: 26 Sep 2022

Episode 268

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EPISODE 9.30
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Due: 3 Oct 2022

Episode 269

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Season 9 | Release Details

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Season 9 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.