John Oliver - The Decline Of The American Empire

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John Oliver stand up from the Just For Laughs Festival in 2011.
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  1. Frederick Gramcko
    Frederick Gramcko
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    Oliver is a complete NWO PC wokester hack

  2. Umbrella Hat
    Umbrella Hat
    2 օր առաջ

    6:45 The USSR: Am I a joke to you?

  3. Eric
    3 օր առաջ

    Ha, he moved to the USA, so I guess he wasn't too bothered by the place

  4. Craig Verwey
    Craig Verwey
    3 օր առաջ

    The biggest goof ever! Wrote this before the ads were finished thank god!

  5. Elf man
    Elf man
    3 օր առաջ

    Does anyone find him funny?

  6. Giovanni Rozatti
    Giovanni Rozatti
    5 օր առաջ

    A British man criticizing America for doing dumb things feels like a father scolding a son, However it is well known that Kids mimic their parents, so the end is kinda expected.

  7. El Barto
    El Barto
    5 օր առաջ

    I wish he would have continued his stand-up but I love last week tonight.

  8. PlatypusVomit
    7 օր առաջ

    Ugh, youtube recommended this hack to me. But he's unfunny as shit.

  9. Race Tucker
    Race Tucker
    9 օր առաջ


  10. redwood1133
    24 օր առաջ

    Why does anyone do anything john? Life... do whatever

  11. Avery Clariday
    Avery Clariday
    25 օր առաջ

    John should be proud. America learned from the best.

  12. Conor S
    Conor S
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    Lmao. A good laugh, but also pretty accurate. The similarities between the last decades of the Roman Republic and the United States are remarkable.

  13. Canadian Person
    Canadian Person
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    John Oliver is a genius in any time. He should write for the Simpsons. No one would be able to stop their predictions.

  14. LA Prepper
    LA Prepper
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    So.. he wants more electrolytes?

  15. Kris Komar
    Kris Komar
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    Wasn’t that funny. As an American and someone who lives near Boise I was actually quite offended. Not because he targeted me but because if you’re going to make fun of me, at least make it good.

  16. a moment in time of the bruh variety
    a moment in time of the bruh variety
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    “It is literally all my people has left” Except everyone else’s artifacts of course

  17. Altaf Ansari
    Altaf Ansari
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    Ooh now I see ... Oliver can actually walk

  18. Last name First
    Last name First
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    ‘A six year old girl could talk to you that way’ ‘Of course because that would be adorable’ ‘No. Because you’re a five year old girl and there’s a pecking order’

  19. Alex Alexanderson
    Alex Alexanderson
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    Usa all day hating ass followers.

  20. J.T.
    Ամիս առաջ

    Only 76?

  21. Get Shwifty
    Get Shwifty
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    10:10 Considering we ARE ridiculous, I LOVE how hype John gets about it. Cause it outright proves that while we grew differently, we do have the same roots lmao

  22. Steven Blea
    Steven Blea
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    But 'Murica is three syllables...

  23. joeno MRC
    joeno MRC
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    I just got the whole "Denzel Washington in....that other one" joke.....the movie was Remember the Titans and he forgot the title

  24. Lonnie's Film Works
    Lonnie's Film Works
    Ամիս առաջ

    Watching Wipeout will absolutely reduce brain power by 30% in 5min

  25. Aaron Maxie
    Aaron Maxie
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    For anyone wondering, the exclamation mark on the Library sign was added by the owner of Flying Pie Pizza with the city's permission in '95 to illustrate the point that libraries are exciting places and more people should enjoy them.

  26. kuntamdc
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    I think Donald Trump saw this special... Thank you John Oliver.

  27. Si Walton
    Si Walton
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    " if you took all the BULLSHIT out of America it would fall apart " ---George Carlin

  28. Gary McAleer
    Gary McAleer
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    The words of this godless prick aren't worth the air they breathe.

  29. alex cavoli
    alex cavoli
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    So Elon Musk launched a tesla into space just because so were still going strong.

  30. Roberto López
    Roberto López
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    This ladies and gentlemen, was John giving a little preview of what will become "Last Week Tonight"

  31. Alaina Allen
    Alaina Allen
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    Holy Chao, brutal. Are you trying to get me lynched by family for watching?

  32. Egcart
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I British man, standing in front of all *that* in Cananda, riding an American moped I’m 6 seconds in

  33. john miller
    john miller
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Brit complaining about steeling land,, is the only funny part of this video

  34. Mr. Tyrion
    Mr. Tyrion
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I laughed really hard when he said 4.3 trillion in debt.

  35. Wyatt North
    Wyatt North
    2 ամիս առաջ

    If anyone knows about a declining Empire, It's an englishman who ran away from home to join a second downfall.

  36. Meadow Rae
    Meadow Rae
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Wow. This hits too hard in 2021.

  37. Paul David
    Paul David
    2 ամիս առաջ

    Oliver has that Something, man.

  38. Your Big Head Cousin
    Your Big Head Cousin
    2 ամիս առաջ

    I don't think John's speech worked.

  39. Nefeli Tsakiridi
    Nefeli Tsakiridi
    3 ամիս առաջ

    Did you know he could walk?

  40. Joseph Cohen
    Joseph Cohen
    3 ամիս առաջ

    When he did the bit about "who do you think put 10 rattlesnakes in their mouth" I 100% though he would say "australians"

    1. Spell Boring
      Spell Boring
      2 ամիս առաջ


  41. Zesty Overlord
    Zesty Overlord
    3 ամիս առաջ

    I get these are mostly sarcastic jokes but I felt a wave of pride when he talked about how we don’t overthink things because we just do it for the sake of it and ignore the facts.

  42. Landry
    3 ամիս առաջ

    Why is a joke about his legs or him standing the top comment on every video of his?!

  43. Totally Not Sydney Dumoit
    Totally Not Sydney Dumoit
    3 ամիս առաջ

    I love how proud he is for the gorilla record

  44. Joysh Art
    Joysh Art
    3 ամիս առաջ

    someone just died in wipe out as December 2020

  45. HorseGirlb
    4 ամիս առաջ

    This has aged incredibly well

  46. Steve M
    Steve M
    4 ամիս առաջ

    Hey Johnny, go back to England you twat. Then go f your self

  47. Sweeneytv
    4 ամիս առաջ

    Laugh all you want about America but the only people who ever leave this country to live elsewhere are millionaires on private jets.

  48. Björn Morén
    Björn Morén
    4 ամիս առաջ

    Strange priorities for him to choose to live in a country he despises.

    1. Spell Boring
      Spell Boring
      2 ամիս առաջ

      He is a millionaire and has made most of his money in America why would he leave America or any other place is great when you are rich

  49. lr
    4 ամիս առաջ

    never felt so proud of america in my life and writing this down makes me realize i should move to australia

  50. One Drop Mtg
    One Drop Mtg
    4 ամիս առաջ

    A Brit and a crowd of Canadians talking about the US stealing from natives, that’s pot and kettle right there.

    1. Spell Boring
      Spell Boring
      2 ամիս առաջ


  51. Benjamin Konacci
    Benjamin Konacci
    4 ամիս առաջ

    This guy is an idiot It's called a library But that's beside the point

  52. Thingys tv
    Thingys tv
    4 ամիս առաջ

    this isnt josh's movie review

  53. M. Oliveira
    M. Oliveira
    4 ամիս առաջ

    That moment I was listening to this while I was doing homework and I heard him say “I was in Boise, Idaho...” and I was so startled because I didn’t even think anyone else in America knew we existed but the sheer amount of terror I felt after he said it because I knew. I knew. Nothing good could come from his next sentence 😂

  54. Taylor Brown
    Taylor Brown
    4 ամիս առաջ

    America: "I put a man on the moon" ENGLAND: "I started the industrial revolution and I still have the best Navy"

    1. Spell Boring
      Spell Boring
      2 ամիս առաջ


  55. Legends
    5 ամիս առաջ

    Is this the same guy who made Josh's movie review.

  56. Nicholas Jones
    Nicholas Jones
    6 ամիս առաջ

    American EMPIRE Yes...those are the right tail feathers to ruffle. Ooooh so nice while it lasted right? What a run of poverty most of us had

  57. Ethan Conlee
    Ethan Conlee
    6 ամիս առաջ

    Canadians cheering without guilt at 3:08. I don't know guys. Its not looking great for you either.

  58. JFK From Clone High
    JFK From Clone High
    6 ամիս առաջ

    Btw: in 2009 The World Record for the Largest gathering of people in Gorilla Costumes was Beaten by Guess where! At Over 1,000 People

  59. Jose Del Carmen
    Jose Del Carmen
    6 ամիս առաջ

    John Oliver's adult son is a good comedian

  60. Jasper Dillon
    Jasper Dillon
    6 ամիս առաջ

    2020: 9% unemployment are rookie numbers my friend

  61. Ricardo Faria
    Ricardo Faria
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Everytime I rewatch this, I always love how after 10 minutes spent on making fun of America and of how ridiculous that country can be, he totally destroys his own.

  62. Chris Moon
    Chris Moon
    7 ամիս առաջ

    I'm still here in September 2020 looking for my John Oliver fix when he's on vacation! These videos are awesome! If only he knew back then what's happening now, these are prophesy lol! Edit: Wipeout TV show, OMG so true! 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    1. Chris Moon
      Chris Moon
      2 ամիս առաջ

      @Spell Boring Yup, I had to look it up, Valentines day! lol I wonder what he'll have to say about the new year! 🎉

    2. Spell Boring
      Spell Boring
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      Don't worry he will start this season in February i think

  63. ಠ_ʖಠ
    7 ամիս առաջ

    I was confused on whether he was talking about the united states if america or if he was talking about north america in general for a sec

  64. minxy
    7 ամիս առաջ

    This sounds kinda weird in 2020, during the pandemic... with the elections coming in a few months...

  65. abowden500
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Good to know he’s always been unfunny

  66. Paige
    7 ամիս առաջ

    It's 2020 and this bit hits totally different than when I watched it in 2018

  67. Elle Webers
    Elle Webers
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Does he not realize all of us americans already own gorilla costumes and we keep them in the closet just in case

  68. Samuel Ramsumair
    Samuel Ramsumair
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Oh, look! A British Ross Geller!

  69. Steven Campbell
    Steven Campbell
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Wow this got so much more real in 2020; truly a decline now

  70. burns83
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  71. Doveranalyst
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Amazing comedy gold. But pls tell me someone broke London's record.

  72. Get Shwifty
    Get Shwifty
    7 ամիս առաջ

    "I'll tell you. It has 2 syllables, and starts with M..." Me: Muuurica!!! (Edit) Didn't think I'd be immediate correct lol

  73. Masroor Ahmed
    Masroor Ahmed
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Your are the best comedian I have ever seen. Congratulations!!!

  74. mewee2 Jones
    mewee2 Jones
    7 ամիս առաջ

    I always believed England was a superior country which is why I'm planning on moving there.

  75. ragnarqk
    7 ամիս առաջ

    There is something really heartwarming about our imported Brit telling Canadians about how ridiculous we Americans are, it's the brighter side of globalization at its best and makes me think maybe, just maybe, we're gonna be okay

  76. jar jar bink
    jar jar bink
    7 ամիս առաջ

    0:28 you got us john. you finally got it

  77. Esther Luciano
    Esther Luciano
    7 ամիս առաջ

    On behalf of the Dominican Republic, we don't want a star on their flag 🤣🤣 at least, not now

  78. Ankush Singh
    Ankush Singh
    7 ամիս առաջ

    Irony is a British guy talking about stealing lands .

    1. Snaakie
      7 ամիս առաջ

      Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Midway, Native America, California...

    2. Ankush Singh
      Ankush Singh
      7 ամիս առաջ

      @mila Bwahahahahaha

    3. mila
      7 ամիս առաջ

      and it's continued by canadians clapping and cheering his stolen land joke!

  79. UberTheRandom Randomizer
    UberTheRandom Randomizer
    7 ամիս առաջ

    LOL @10:10. Cheeky bastard. He fits in quite well here in Absurdistan.

  80. Don Jiaye
    Don Jiaye
    7 ամիս առաջ

    So true. This is Awesome

  81. Anu
    8 ամիս առաջ

    This has now become a reality... Still funny tho 🤣

  82. Kendary Princis
    Kendary Princis
    8 ամիս առաջ

    Hurts to watch during pandemic garbage with trump trying to be a dictator

  83. T'Shara Brown
    T'Shara Brown
    8 ամիս առաջ

    Watching this in 2020 going "Remember when those were the numbers? Wouldn't it be great to only have 9% unemployment?"

  84. Kate Cruz
    Kate Cruz
    8 ամիս առաջ

    Watching this in August of 2020. No context needed lol

  85. Thomas Harrison
    Thomas Harrison
    8 ամիս առաջ

    Typical anti american bashing

  86. Stephen Wright
    Stephen Wright
    8 ամիս առաջ

    "... take it from us with their tiny hands." We all know who he's really talking about.

  87. Paula Will
    Paula Will
    8 ամիս առաջ

    googled the gorilla bit....2009 1061 people in Gorilla costumes. in YES OF COURSE Denver.

  88. NightFall The Assassin
    NightFall The Assassin
    8 ամիս առաջ

    What so funny about Americans?

  89. Jacob Pike
    Jacob Pike
    8 ամիս առաջ

    If we divided all the records and Florida and all the records in the rest of the US...

  90. Sofia V.
    Sofia V.
    9 ամիս առաջ

    "the numbers don't look good. Over 9% unemployment"... *cries in greek *

  91. Julien Weiner
    Julien Weiner
    9 ամիս առաջ

    0:34 2020: You gotta boost those numbers, those are rookie numbers

  92. Mikasa Ackerman
    Mikasa Ackerman
    9 ամիս առաջ

    “Utah...what do you even do?”

    1. Elton Bulumeme
      Elton Bulumeme
      5 ամիս առաջ

      Hey Misa how are you doing?

  93. LemonHead Productions
    LemonHead Productions
    9 ամիս առաջ

    I was waiting for the Last Week Tonight intro to play at some point

  94. Thyestes R.
    Thyestes R.
    9 ամիս առաջ

    Why does this apply more in 2020 than 2017

  95. Loek Verkuijl
    Loek Verkuijl
    9 ամիս առաջ

    Jack Carrol had grown since Jos BGT audition

  96. Scott Edward
    Scott Edward
    9 ամիս առաջ

    This video is proof that John Oliver had legs in 2011.

  97. Weird Sky, Really weird.
    Weird Sky, Really weird.
    9 ամիս առաջ

    So I looked up Boise Library and he wasn’t even making it up lol. The sign has a big gold exclamation mark on it.

  98. TOProductions
    9 ամիս առաջ

    John: “Let’s just hand China the number one spot”. Corona: “Hello There”

    1. TOProductions
      8 ամիս առաջ

      lmao nice

  99. brednbudder
    9 ամիս առաջ

    never gets old.

  100. GarryTehBest
    9 ամիս առաջ