The BEST Episodes of The Daily Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 30, 2019

Network: Comedy Central

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.

John King

#1 - John King

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 30, 2002

John King

star 10.00
1 votes
Ray LaHood

#2 - Ray LaHood

Season 14 - Episode 160 - Aired Dec 15, 2009

star 10.00
1 votes
Debbie Reynolds

#3 - Debbie Reynolds

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired Dec 18, 1996

star 10.00
1 votes
Steve Guttenberg

#4 - Steve Guttenberg

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 23, 1997

star 10.00
1 votes
Vivica A. Fox

#5 - Vivica A. Fox

Season 3 - Episode 42 - Aired Mar 26, 1998

star 10.00
1 votes
The Comeback Episode

#6 - The Comeback Episode

Season 6 - Episode 111 - Aired Sep 20, 2001

The Daily Show returns to the air from the New York studio in their first episode after the tragedy of September 11th, 2001.

star 9.33
3 votes
Engelbert Humperdinck

#7 - Engelbert Humperdinck

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 6, 1996

star 9.20
5 votes
Admiral General Aladeen

#8 - Admiral General Aladeen

Season 17 - Episode 100 - Aired May 7, 2012

Elections in Europe spell bad news for incumbents, Al Madrigal gauges young voters' enthusiasm for Obama, and Admiral General Aladeen assures Jon that his family is safe.

star 9.07
31 votes
Ben Affleck

#9 - Ben Affleck

Season 8 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 13, 2003

Ben Affleck

star 9.00
1 votes
Sen. Joe Biden

#10 - 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 9.00
3 votes
Indecision 2004: Prelude to a Recount

#11 - 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
3 votes
Frank Rich

#12 - Frank Rich

Season 6 - Episode 112 - Aired Sep 24, 2001

star 9.00
2 votes
Robin Williams

#13 - 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
1 votes
Tony Blair

#14 - Tony Blair

Season 15 - Episode 115 - Aired Sep 14, 2010

Author, "A Journey"

star 9.00
1 votes
Sam Harris

#15 - Sam Harris

Season 15 - Episode 126 - Aired Oct 4, 2010

star 9.00
1 votes
Jon Stewart's Final Episode

#16 - Jon Stewart's Final Episode

Season 20 - Episode 142 - Aired Aug 6, 2015

On Jon's last episode of The Daily Show, he revisits The Best F#@king News Team Ever, gets a send-off from his top political targets and says goodbye after 16 years as host.

star 8.86
247 votes
Directors: Chuck O'Neil
Writers: Dan Amira, Steve Bodow, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, Elliott Kalan, Matt Koff, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, Zhubin Parang, Owen Parsons, Daniel Radosh, Lauren Sarver, Jon Stewart, Delaney Yeager
Ali Velshi

#17 - Ali Velshi

Season 16 - Episode 107 - Aired Aug 15, 2011

Michele Bachmann wins the Iowa straw poll, Rick Perry announces his presidential candidacy, and Ali Velshi knows how to speak money.

star 8.80
4 votes
Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein

#18 - Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein

Season 17 - Episode 107 - Aired Jun 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.

star 8.80
4 votes
Jamie Oliver

#19 - Jamie Oliver

Season 16 - Episode 48 - Aired Apr 7, 2011

The chef talks about healthy cooking habits and the upcoming season of his Emmy-winning series.

star 8.78
8 votes
Richard Lewis

#20 - Richard Lewis

Season 16 - Episode 39 - Aired Mar 23, 2011

star 8.76
8 votes
Shaquille O'Neal

#21 - Shaquille O'Neal

Season 17 - Episode 76 - Aired Mar 26, 2012

Dick Cheney gets a new heart, Florida's "stand your ground" law leads to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal talks about getting his Ph.D.

star 8.72
24 votes
Dambisa Moyo

#22 - Dambisa Moyo

Season 17 - Episode 132 - Aired Jul 31, 2012

Mitt Romney makes an impression overseas, Dick Cheney and John McCain disagree on Sarah Palin's vice-presidential qualities, and economist Dambisa Moyo examines China.

star 8.70
23 votes
Louis C.K.

#23 - Louis C.K.

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2007

Tonight comedian Louis C.K.

star 8.67
6 votes
Susan Norfleet

#24 - Susan Norfleet

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 7, 1996

star 8.67
3 votes
Kevin Meaney

#25 - Kevin Meaney

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 8, 1996

star 8.67
3 votes