The G Word with Adam Conover

The BEST episodes of The G Word with Adam Conover

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Love it or hate it, the government plays a huge role in our lives. Adam Conover explores its triumphs, failures and how we might be able to change it.

Last Updated: 6/5/2022Network: Netflix
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Disease
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7.86
7 votes

#1 - Disease

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/19/2022

Adam examines the US government's helpful and harmful approaches to sickness and finds that incompetence and indifference are all too contagious.

Weather
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7.64
11 votes

#2 - Weather

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/19/2022

How's the weather? The answer could mean life or death. Adam meets with those tasked with predicting the weather and handling its fallout.

Money
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7.44
9 votes

#3 - Money

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/19/2022

From bank bailouts to stimulus checks: Adam digs into the ways in which the government keeps people in the black — or shortchanges them.

Change
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7.40
5 votes

#4 - Change

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/19/2022

A disillusioned Adam visits Barack Obama to see if the man who made “hope and change” a thing can explain how to make an actual impact in government.

Future
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7.38
8 votes

#5 - Future

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/19/2022

"Hey, Siri. Who created GPS, drones, Roomba and you?" "A military defense agency responsible for some amazing — and awful — advancements in tech."

Food
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6.87
15 votes

#6 - Food

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/19/2022

Adam unpacks the origins of the USDA, the ways in which it keeps food safe, its challenges, and how it's directly responsible for stuffed-crust pizza.