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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Ray LaHood

#1 - Ray LaHood

Season 14 - Episode 160 - Aired Dec 15, 2009

star 10.00
26 votes
Dr. Willie Parker

#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."

star 10.00
26 votes
Khizr Khan

#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.”

star 10.00
26 votes
Sen. Joe Biden

#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

star 9.89
28 votes
Chris Matthews

#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

star 9.86
28 votes
Katy Tur

#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."

star 9.02
43 votes
Indecision 2004: Prelude to a Recount

#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.

star 9.00
28 votes
Elizabeth Warren

#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.

star 9.00
25 votes
Robin Williams

#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.

star 9.00
26 votes
Willem Dafoe

#10 - Willem Dafoe

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 15, 2001

star 9.00
1 votes
Matthew McConaughey

#11 - Matthew McConaughey

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 23, 2001

star 9.00
1 votes
Tony Blair

#12 - Tony Blair

Season 15 - Episode 115 - Aired Sep 14, 2010

Author, "A Journey"

star 9.00
26 votes
Reza Aslan

#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".

star 9.00
51 votes
Jason Sudeikis

#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."

star 9.00
26 votes
Katie Couric

#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."

star 9.00
26 votes
Christiane Amanpour

#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.

star 9.00
52 votes
Kirsten Gillibrand

#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.

star 9.00
52 votes
Hannah Hart

#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."

star 9.00
52 votes
Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin

#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."

star 9.00
26 votes
Rep. Keith Ellison

#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.

star 9.00
26 votes
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

#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.

star 9.00
26 votes
Jake Tapper

#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.

star 9.00
26 votes
Helene Cooper

#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."

star 9.00
26 votes
Marc Edwards

#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.

star 9.00
26 votes
Robert Sapolsky

#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."

star 9.00
26 votes
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