The Daily Show

The BEST episodes of The Daily Show

Every episode of The Daily Show ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Daily Show!

Forget trying to keep pace with 24 hour news networks; the best fake news show in the world will provide you with all the news you can handle. The Daily Show is a comedic view of recent news headlines and political figures through a series of satirical monologues along with segments by correspondents and finally interviews with guest celebrities and political figures. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is filmed at 733 11th Avenue, New York, NY.

Last Updated: 10/30/2022Network:Comedy Central
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Al Franken
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Al Franken

Season 3 - Episode 43 - Aired 3/30/1998

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Sen. Joe Biden
star
10.00
26 votes

#2 - Sen. Joe Biden

Season 9 - Episode 94 - Aired 7/28/2004

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

Vivica A. Fox
star
10.00
1 votes

#3 - Vivica A. Fox

Season 3 - Episode 42 - Aired 3/26/1998

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Debbie Reynolds
star
10.00
1 votes

#4 - Debbie Reynolds

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired 12/18/1996

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Steve Guttenberg
star
10.00
2 votes

#5 - Steve Guttenberg

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/1997

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Chris Matthews
star
9.86
28 votes

#6 - Chris Matthews

Season 9 - Episode 115 - Aired 9/3/2004

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

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Ray LaHood
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9.75
28 votes

#7 - Ray LaHood

Season 14 - Episode 160 - Aired 12/15/2009

Louis C.K.
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9.50
4 votes

#8 - Louis C.K.

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2007

Tonight comedian Louis C.K.

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Engelbert Humperdinck
star
9.33
6 votes

#9 - Engelbert Humperdinck

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/6/1996

Katy Tur
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9.02
43 votes

#10 - Katy Tur

Season 22 - Episode 160 - Aired 9/25/2017

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."

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Indecision 2004: Prelude to a Recount
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9.00
28 votes

#11 - Indecision 2004: Prelude to a Recount

Season 9 - Episode 140 - Aired 11/2/2004

Prelude to a Recount: one-hour live election special airs at 10 PM with guest William Weld.

Kirsten Gillibrand
star
9.00
52 votes

#12 - Kirsten Gillibrand

Season 21 - Episode 136 - Aired 7/27/2016

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.

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Richard Kind
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9.00
2 votes

#13 - Richard Kind

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/13/1997

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Willem Dafoe
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9.00
1 votes

#14 - Willem Dafoe

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/15/2001

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Frank Rich
star
9.00
2 votes

#15 - Frank Rich

Season 6 - Episode 112 - Aired 9/24/2001

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Richard Lewis
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9.00
1 votes

#16 - Richard Lewis

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/9/2001

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Gov. Bill Richardson
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8.93
28 votes

#17 - Gov. Bill Richardson

Season 9 - Episode 93 - Aired 7/27/2004

Daily Show coverage of Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention. Highlights include: Speeches by Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton Rob Corddry sobbing like a little girl Interview with New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson

Coverage of the Democratic National Convention
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8.93
28 votes

#18 - Coverage of the Democratic National Convention

Season 9 - Episode 96 - Aired 7/30/2004

Daily Show coverage of Day 4 of the Democratic National Convention. Highlights include: Stephen Colbert covers John Kerry's acceptance speech Rob Corddry sobbing like a little girl, again Lewis Black is his segment called "Back in Black"

John McCain
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8.93
28 votes

#19 - John McCain

Season 9 - Episode 114 - Aired 9/2/2004

Daily Show coverage of Day 3 of the Republican National Convention. Highlights include: Zell Miller explodes Footage of Dick and Lynne Cheney (Edited for younger viewers) Interview with Senator John McCain

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The Bush-Kerry Debate: The Squabble in Coral Gables
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8.93
28 votes

#20 - The Bush-Kerry Debate: The Squabble in Coral Gables

Season 9 - Episode 126 - Aired 9/30/2004

Live debate update.

Robin Williams
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8.89
28 votes

#21 - Robin Williams

Season 15 - Episode 42 - Aired 3/30/2010

Sarah Palin tries to save John McCain, and Robin Williams discusses his new cow valve.

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Elizabeth Warren
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8.89
27 votes

#22 - Elizabeth Warren

Season 15 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/26/2010

Wall Street responds to President Obama's threat, and Jon wants to make out with Elizabeth Warren.

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Tony Blair
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8.86
28 votes

#23 - Tony Blair

Season 15 - Episode 115 - Aired 9/14/2010

Author, "A Journey"

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Sam Harris
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8.85
27 votes

#24 - Sam Harris

Season 15 - Episode 126 - Aired 10/4/2010

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Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein
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8.74
117 votes

#25 - Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein

Season 17 - Episode 107 - Aired 6/4/2012

John Oliver reports from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Obama administration plays "Polish That Turd," and Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann discuss government dysfunction.

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