The BEST Episodes of The Daily Show
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 2, 2021
Network: Comedy Central
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#1 - Ray LaHood
Season 14 - Episode 160 - Aired Dec 15, 2009
#2 - Dr. Willie Parker
Season 22 - Episode 87 - Aired Apr 3, 2017
Accused sexual predator President Trump honors Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Roy Wood Jr. explains Black Twitter, and Dr. Willie Parker discusses his book "Life's Work."
#3 - Khizr Khan
Season 23 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 23, 2017
John Kelly lies about a congresswoman while defending President Trump, Fox News shows selective outrage over sexual harassment, and Khizr Khan discusses “An American Family.”
#4 - Sen. Joe Biden
Season 9 - Episode 94 - Aired Jul 28, 2004
Daily Show coverage of Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention. Highlights include: Speeches by Barack Obama, Ted Kennedy, and Howard Dean Stephen Colbert uses to word "turd" 8 times Interview with Senator Joe Biden
#5 - Chris Matthews
Season 9 - Episode 115 - Aired Sep 3, 2004
Daily Show coverage of Day 4 of the Republican National Convention. Highlights include: George W. Bush's acceptance speech Rob Corddry uncovers what protesters wanted and when they wanted it Interview with Chris Matthews
#6 - Katy Tur
Season 22 - Episode 160 - Aired Sep 25, 2017
NFL players take a knee in solidarity against President Trump, Trevor questions the White House's response to black people who protest, and Katy Tur discusses "Unbelievable."
#7 - Indecision 2004: Prelude to a Recount
Season 9 - Episode 140 - Aired Nov 2, 2004
Prelude to a Recount: one-hour live election special airs at 10 PM with guest William Weld.
#8 - Elizabeth Warren
Season 15 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 26, 2010
Wall Street responds to President Obama's threat, and Jon wants to make out with Elizabeth Warren.
#9 - Robin Williams
Season 15 - Episode 42 - Aired Mar 30, 2010
Sarah Palin tries to save John McCain, and Robin Williams discusses his new cow valve.
#10 - Willem Dafoe
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 15, 2001
#11 - Matthew McConaughey
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 23, 2001
#12 - Tony Blair
Season 15 - Episode 115 - Aired Sep 14, 2010
Author, "A Journey"
#13 - Reza Aslan
Season 18 - Episode 127 - Aired Jul 17, 2013
Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner poll well in NYC, Lewis Black responds to Rick Perry's job offer, and Reza Aslan considers the historical Jesus in his book, "Zealot".
#14 - Jason Sudeikis
Season 21 - Episode 110 - Aired May 18, 2016
Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly bury the hatchet, Hasan Minhaj sits down with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Jason Sudeikis chats about "The Angry Birds Movie."
#15 - Katie Couric
Season 21 - Episode 113 - Aired May 24, 2016
The NRA endorses presidential hopeful Donald Trump, Desi Lydic speaks to gun owners about firearm safety, and Katie Couric discusses her documentary "Under the Gun."
#16 - Christiane Amanpour
Season 21 - Episode 132 - Aired Jul 20, 2016
From the RNC in Cleveland, Chris Christie leads anti-Hillary Clinton chants, Jordan Klepper examines Donald Trump's faith, and Christiane Amanpour discusses political unity.
#17 - Kirsten Gillibrand
Season 21 - Episode 136 - Aired Jul 27, 2016
From the DNC in Philadelphia, Desi Lydic unpacks Hillary Clinton's nomination, Donald Trump asks Russia to hack the U.S., and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discusses paid leave.
#18 - Hannah Hart
Season 21 - Episode 152 - Aired Sep 14, 2016
A Missouri law may lift training requirements for gun owners, Roy Wood Jr. reports on a college protest that fights firearms with dildos, and Hannah Hart discusses "Dirty 30."
#19 - Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin
Season 22 - Episode 56 - Aired Jan 30, 2017
Hasan Minhaj examines a Muslim-targeted travel ban, Neal Brennan accuses President Trump of being too sensitive, and Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin discuss "Rest in Power."
#20 - Rep. Keith Ellison
Season 22 - Episode 60 - Aired Feb 6, 2017
President Trump lashes out at a federal judge on Twitter, Trevor examines Steve Bannon's role in the White House, and Keith Ellison discusses the Democratic Party's future.
#21 - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh
Season 22 - Episode 61 - Aired Feb 7, 2017
President Trump accuses the media of underreporting terrorism, Michelle Wolf lauds Kellyanne Conway's duplicity, and Marty Walsh discusses Boston's sanctuary city status.
#22 - Jake Tapper
Season 22 - Episode 70 - Aired Mar 1, 2017
Trevor calls out the media for praising President Trump's first congressional address, and "The Lead" host Jake Tapper talks about upholding freedom of the press.
#23 - Helene Cooper
Season 22 - Episode 84 - Aired Mar 28, 2017
Roy Wood Jr. militarizes Meals on Wheels, Devin Nunes shares classified information in an investigation on President Trump, and Helene Cooper discusses "Madame President."
#24 - Marc Edwards
Season 22 - Episode 92 - Aired Apr 19, 2017
Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly, Hasan Minhaj investigates a Texas town's contaminated water supply, and Professor Marc Edwards talks about the ongoing lead crisis in Flint, MI.
#25 - Robert Sapolsky
Season 22 - Episode 101 - Aired May 4, 2017
House Republicans pass an Obamacare replacement bill, Roy Wood Jr. uses an airline scandal to make Congress care about black people, and Robert Sapolsky discusses "Behave."