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Season 03, Episode 01 Voting

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Feb 15, 2016
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Voting Feb 15, 2016 John talks about Scalia's love of the Letter of the Law, Chipotle's avian mascot, and how Voter ID laws should be applied to those who write them.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Abortion Laws

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Feb 22, 2016
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Abortion Laws Feb 22, 2016 Abortion is theoretically legal, but some states make it practically inaccessible. And how is Hollywood whitewashing still a thing?

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Season 03, Episode 03 Donald Trump

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Feb 29, 2016
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Donald Trump Feb 29, 2016 Our main story was about Donald Trump. We can't believe we're saying that either.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Special Districts

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Mar 7, 2016
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Special Districts Mar 7, 2016 Special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That's odd considering most of us don't know they exist.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Encryption

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Mar 14, 2016
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Encryption Mar 14, 2016 Strong encryption poses problems for law enforcement, is weakening it worth the risks it presents? It’s…complicated.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Border Wall

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Mar 21, 2016
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Border Wall Mar 21, 2016 Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible?

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Season 03, Episode 07 Congressional Fundraising

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Apr 4, 2016
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Congressional Fundraising Apr 4, 2016 Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to discuss the costs of political spending.

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Season 03, Episode 08 Credit Reports

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Apr 11, 2016
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Credit Reports Apr 11, 2016 Credit reports play a surprisingly large role in our lives, but even more surprising is how often they contain critical mistakes. John Oliver helps credit agencies see why this is a problem.

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Season 03, Episode 09 Lead

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Apr 18, 2016
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Lead Apr 18, 2016 Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street.

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Season 03, Episode 10 Puerto Rico

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Apr 25, 2016
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Puerto Rico Apr 25, 2016 Puerto Rico is suffering a massive debt crisis. Lin-Manuel Miranda joins John Oliver to call for relief.

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Season 03, Episode 11 Scientific Studies

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May 9, 2016
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Scientific Studies May 9, 2016 John Oliver on Sticking to the Facts: Media outlets often report new findings from scientific studies, but how many are true?

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Season 03, Episode 12 911

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May 16, 2016
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911 May 16, 2016 John Oliver on 911 Reliability: Things you never want to hear: there are no guarantees when you call 911. Emergency call centers are in desperate need of funding and new technology, so “no guarantees” is the unfortunate reality.

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Season 03, Episode 13 Primaries and Caucuses

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May 23, 2016
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Primaries and Caucuses May 23, 2016 Last Week Tonight Tackles U.S. Primaries and Caucuses: The United States selection process for presidential nominees is convoluted — to say the least. Nevertheless, John Oliver reminds Americans that the "middle of the game" is the worst possible time to change the rules.

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Season 03, Episode 14 Debt Buyers

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Jun 6, 2016
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Debt Buyers Jun 6, 2016 John Oliver Takes On Debt Buyers: Companies that purchase debt on the cheap will aggressively collect on it. 'Last Week Tonight’ took a hands-on approach to addressing this issue.

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Season 03, Episode 15 Retirement Plans

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Jun 13, 2016
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Retirement Plans Jun 13, 2016 John Oliver Covers Ins and Outs of Retirement Plans: Saving for retirement means navigating a potential minefield of high fees and bad advice - Last Week Tonight is here to help.

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Season 03, Episode 16 Brexit

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Jun 20, 2016
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Brexit Jun 20, 2016 John Oliver on “Brexiting” from the EU: There might be an innate British desire to diss Europe, but Last Week Tonight lays out exactly why it’s a mistake to leave the EU.

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Season 03, Episode 17 Doping

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Jun 27, 2016
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Doping Jun 27, 2016 Main segment: 2016 Summer Olympics and doping in sports. Segments: Aftermath of the United Kingdom EU membership referendum.

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Season 03, Episode 18 Republican National Convention

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Jul 25, 2016
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Republican National Convention Jul 25, 2016 Main segment: Republican National Convention. Segments: Hillary Clinton's VP Pick; Boris Johnson as Britain's Foreign Secretary; Roger Ailes Resignation; Unauthorised use of music by politicians

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Season 03, Episode 19 Democratic National Convention

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Aug 1, 2016
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Democratic National Convention Aug 1, 2016 Main segment: Democratic National Convention. Segments: Voter ID Laws, 2016 Turkish Purges

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Season 03, Episode 20 Journalism

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Aug 8, 2016
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Journalism Aug 8, 2016 John Oliver has some bad news about the state of the industry that gives us our news.

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Season 03, Episode 21 Auto Lending

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Aug 15, 2016
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Auto Lending Aug 15, 2016 Auto lenders can steer vulnerable people into crushing debt. Keegan-Michael Key and Bob Balaban help John Oliver show exactly how.

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Season 03, Episode 22 Charter Schools

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Aug 22, 2016
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Charter Schools Aug 22, 2016 Charter schools are privately run, publicly funded, and irregularly regulated. John Oliver explores why they aren’t at all like pizzerias.

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Season 03, Episode 23 Scandals

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Sep 26, 2016
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Scandals Sep 26, 2016 Taking a walk down memory lane, 'Last Week Tonight' assesses Donald Trump's vs. Hillary Clinton's scandals.

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Season 03, Episode 24 Police Accountability

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Oct 3, 2016
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Police Accountability Oct 3, 2016 John Oliver discusses the systems in place to investigate and hold police officers accountable for misconduct.

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Season 03, Episode 25 Guantánamo

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Oct 10, 2016
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Guantánamo Oct 10, 2016 John Oliver examines the legal and moral issues surrounding the military prison at Guantánamo Bay.

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Season 03, Episode 26 Third Parties

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Oct 17, 2016
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Third Parties Oct 17, 2016 Third party candidates want to be serious contenders, so John Oliver considers them seriously as potential presidents.

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Season 03, Episode 27 Opioids

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Oct 24, 2016
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Opioids Oct 24, 2016 John Oliver discusses the extent and root of the nation’s epidemic of opioid addiction.

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Season 03, Episode 28 School Segregation

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Oct 31, 2016
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School Segregation Oct 31, 2016 Public schools are increasingly divided by race and class. John Oliver discusses the troubling trend towards school resegregation.

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Season 03, Episode 29 Multilevel Marketing

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Nov 7, 2016
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Multilevel Marketing Nov 7, 2016 Multilevel marketing companies claim to be legitimate businesses, but some seems awfully pyramid shaped, and that's a problem.

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Season 03, Episode 30 President-Elect Trump

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Nov 14, 2016
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President-Elect Trump Nov 14, 2016 The presidential race has been a hell of a ride. ‘Last Week Tonight’ closes out the election and Season 3 with a bang.

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