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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and Zazu in [[Disney/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and Zazu in [[Disney/TheLionKing2019 [[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.


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* BerserkButton: He's been known to get visibly angry when covering mistreatment of veterans, probably because his wife is one.


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** One episode of ''Last Week Tonight'' featured an old clip from ''The Daily Show where Oliver jokingly said that [[TemptingFate Donald Trump should run for President]], saying that it'd be hilarious. Present day Oliver then admits that he has no justification for that.


He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing2019 [[Disney/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.


He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[Film/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[Film/TheLionKing2019 [[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining]] of ''Disney/TheLionKing''.

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* OhCrapThereAreFanFicsOfUs: He has a stand-up routine about the time a friend introduced him to ''Daily Show'' SlashFic.


* SelfDeprecation: About both his show and himself, he's admitted that he suspects being hired on ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' was a fluke, outright laughed at his coverage for Jon Stewart being called 'triumphal' and referred to his own show as jumping way below the bar every week.

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* SelfDeprecation: About both his show and himself, he's admitted that he suspects being hired on ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' was a fluke, outright laughed at his coverage for Jon Stewart being called 'triumphal' and referred to his own show as jumping way below the bar every week. And that's not even counting all of the times he makes comments about his nose, eyebrows, or physical appearance in general.



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->''"I've made so many people angry that they kind of blur into one unpleasant memory of people staring at you with somewhere between passive aggression and active aggression."''


He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[Film/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining of The Lion King]].

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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[Film/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining re-imagining]] of The Lion King]].
''Disney/TheLionKing''.


* OldShame: Andy Zaltzman ocasionally invoked his roles in ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/TheSmurfs'' to ridicule Oliver to no end.

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* OldShame: Andy Zaltzman ocasionally occasionally invoked his roles in ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/TheSmurfs'' to ridicule Oliver to no end.


He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot.

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He also played The Princess' father in a two-parter episode of the 2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot.
reboot, and is set to portray Zazu in [[Film/TheLionKing2019 the 2019 re-imagining of The Lion King]].


John William Oliver (born April 23, 1977) is a British-born American comedian and actor. He was a correspondent on ''Series/TheDailyShow'' from 2006 to 2013. During the summer of 2013, as Jon Stewart was directing the film ''Film/{{Rosewater}}'', Oliver was selected to be the GuestHost in his absence. Receiving great acclaim as a host, he was soon offered his own show on HBO, ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', a late-night political talk show similar to ''The Daily Show'', which premiered in April 2014.

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John William Oliver (born April 23, 1977) is a British-born American comedian and actor. He was a correspondent on ''Series/TheDailyShow'' ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' from 2006 to 2013. During the summer of 2013, as Jon Stewart Creator/JonStewart was directing the film ''Film/{{Rosewater}}'', Oliver was selected to be the GuestHost in his absence. Receiving great acclaim as a host, he was soon offered his own show on HBO, ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', a late-night political talk show similar to ''The Daily Show'', which premiered in April 2014.



He also played The Princess' father in a Two-parter episode of the WesternAnimation/DangerMouse reboot

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He also played The Princess' father in a Two-parter two-parter episode of the WesternAnimation/DangerMouse reboot
2014 ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'' reboot.



* [[{{EagleLand}} Eagleland]]: Mixed Flavor - John often remarks on how much he loves America and how glad he is to live there, while still making fun of it from an immigrant's perspective.
* OldShame: Andy Zaltzman ridicules his roles in ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/TheSmurfs'' to no end.
* SelfDeprecation: About both his show and himself, he's admitted that he suspects being hired on TheDailyShow was a fluke, outright laughed at his coverage for Jon Stewart being called 'triumphal' and referred to his own show as jumping way below the bar every week.

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* [[{{EagleLand}} Eagleland]]: {{Eagleland}}: Mixed Flavor - John often remarks on how much he loves America and how glad he is to live there, while still making fun of it from an immigrant's perspective.
* OldShame: Andy Zaltzman ridicules ocasionally invoked his roles in ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/TheSmurfs'' to ridicule Oliver to no end.
* SelfDeprecation: About both his show and himself, he's admitted that he suspects being hired on TheDailyShow ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' was a fluke, outright laughed at his coverage for Jon Stewart being called 'triumphal' and referred to his own show as jumping way below the bar every week.

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He also played The Princess' father in a Two-parter episode of the WesternAnimation/DangerMouse reboot


In his native UK, he is known for his appearances on the panel of ''Series/MockTheWeek''. He also hosts a monthly (formerly weekly) podcast with Andy Zaltzman called ''Podcast/TheBugle''.

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In his native UK, he is known for his appearances on the panel of ''Series/MockTheWeek''. He and Andy Zaltzman also hosts a hosted monthly (formerly weekly) podcast with Andy ''Podcast/TheBugle'' (he moved on in 2016, now it's Zaltzman called ''Podcast/TheBugle''.and a rotating guest host).

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* OldShame: Andy Zaltzman ridicules his roles in ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/TheSmurfs'' to no end.


'''John William Oliver''' (born April 23, 1977) is a British-born American comedian and actor. He was a correspondent on ''Series/TheDailyShow'' from 2006 to 2013. During the summer of 2013, as Jon Stewart was directing the film ''Film/{{Rosewater}}'', Oliver was selected to be the GuestHost in his absence. Receiving great acclaim as a host, he was soon offered his own show on HBO, ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', a late-night political talk show similar to ''The Daily Show'', which premiered in April 2014.

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'''John John William Oliver''' Oliver (born April 23, 1977) is a British-born American comedian and actor. He was a correspondent on ''Series/TheDailyShow'' from 2006 to 2013. During the summer of 2013, as Jon Stewart was directing the film ''Film/{{Rosewater}}'', Oliver was selected to be the GuestHost in his absence. Receiving great acclaim as a host, he was soon offered his own show on HBO, ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', a late-night political talk show similar to ''The Daily Show'', which premiered in April 2014.

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