The Daily Show – 11-07-05 – Sen. Barack Obama Review

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Jon starts off by saying how incredible satellite technology is. Jon then went off on a little rant on Terrell Owens, who was suspended from the Philadelphia Eagles for various actions. Jon then right into the news with President Bush's trip to Latin America, trying to improve trade, and promote CAFTA, a free trade agreement in Central America. Staying oversees, Jon takes us to France, which has hundreds, perhaps thousands of young Muslim men rioting and setting homes and cars on fire. Why fight ... Read More

The Daily Show – 11-03-05 – Robert Ray Review

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Jon starts off the show by going right into the news in Washington. He shows President Bush scaring people about the Bird Flu, but ends up confusing Jon in the process. For more on the Bird Flu Pandemic, Jon turns it over to Rob Corddry for his "Health Scare" segment, which explores the problem and where it began. Rob suggests that if you get the Bird Flu, give it back to a bird by making out with one. Back from a commercial, Jon introduces ... Read More

The Daily Show – 11-02-05 – Mike Wallace Review

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Jon starts off the show by talking about Senator Harry Reid's request to shut Republicans out of the Senate so Democrats can discuss the WMD investigation from Iraq. To find out what's going on now, Jon turns to Senior Congressional Correspondent, Ed Helms, live in Washington, DC. He doesn't seem to be able to get in because the Democrats and Republicans are having make-up sex. Jon then shows some clips from the news media where Senator Frist is complaining about what the Democrats are ... Read More

The Daily Show – 11-01-05 – Sen. Barbara Boxer Review

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Jon starts off the show by getting right into the shutdown at the Senate. Jon then talked to Sen. Barbara Boxer, who was backstage, and asked her why the Senate was shutdown. Jon then went right into Judge Alito's nomination to the Supreme Court. Jon compared Alito and Miers with a handy little checklist. John proceeded to see what everyone is saying about Alito, with everyone saying the same thing, depending on their party. After this, Jon showed some clips of Judge Alito ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-31-05 – D.L. Hughley Review

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Jon starts off the show by talking a little bit about tonight's guest and Halloween, which is today. Jon then asks the news media to not do news on Friday through Sunday, since Jon doesn't want to work. Jon proceeds to confess to committing genocide in Eastern Europe. Jon starts off the news with showing some clips from Patrick Fitzgerald, the special prosecutor in the Valerie Plame CIA Leak case. Jon proceeds to nearly fall asleep when Fitzgerald used baseball analogies while trying ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-27-05 – Janis Karpinski Review

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Jon starts off the show by talking about how two people who broke up in line, waiting to get into the show. Jon then went right into the network news, specifically Fox & Friends, which had a country music singer singing one of his songs, when one of the hosts butted right in and stopped him to go to commercial. This was all because of Harriet Miers' withdrawal from the nomination to the Supreme Court. Jon then showed clips from CNN, where ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-26-05 – Doris Kearns Goodwin Review

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Jon starts off the show by showing clips from the 24-hour news channels, which broke into "Breaking News" about the plame CIA case. The news is, there will be no news about this today. MSNBC then had "Breaking News" with news that the grand jury would be having a lunch break. Jon then had another "The Less You Know" segment, which was about the nomination of Harriet Miers. After a clip of President Bush saying people can go to the White House and ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-25-05 – Al Franken Review

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Jon starts off the show by mentioning the problems the Bush administration is facing, but the Iraq constitution has passed. We begin tonight in Washington, where we focus on FEMA, and the problems with the response to Hurricane Katrina. More news has come out recently that Michael Brown was more interested in eating his own dinner than helping the response. Jon then transitioned to the Highway Bill, and then to Tom DeLay, who was interviewed by Rita Cosby. Jon went on to criticize ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-24-05 – Bill Kristol Review

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Jon starts the show off by talking about Hurricane Wilma, and shows some footage of Al Roker getting knocked down by the extreme winds. Jon then goes right into the news with showing clips of various segments from all the news channels, with people standing around in their parkas, blowing around. For more on this, Jon turns to Senior Weatherman Reporter, Ed Helms. Ed went on to suggest that the weathermen are very important, even comparing them to mythological figures, but after Jon pressed ... Read More

The Daily Show – 10-20-05 – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Review

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Jon starts off the show by mentioning several problems that the administration is facing, and then shows a photo of President Bush with Bono in the oval office. Jon then did a terrible impression of their discussion. Jon kicks off the news with a recap of the Supreme Court nominations by President Bush. Jon showed clips of the President speaking about Roberts and Myers, as well as clips of people who are criticising the nomination of Myers. The first ten minutes was nothing ... Read More