Death Investigations: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

  • čas přidán 20. 05. 2019
  • America’s system for conducting death investigations is a mess. John Oliver explains why we should all be a little more concerned about fixing it.
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Komentáře • 5 757

  • TheStigma
    TheStigma Před 6 hodinami

    Dr. Harlon at that moment (inside his own head):
    "If you don't shut your mouth boy, I'mma eat your spleen too..."
    Goddamn, that was more chilling than Hannibal - and the guy is real and at large. The US is one seriously fucked up place...

  • manwiththestar
    manwiththestar Před 15 hodinami

    2:14 "dick in a box" assuming gender, transphobia, santaphobia, hate speech?

  • Minitaur
    Minitaur Před dnem

    Coroners make anywhere from 48k and 72k... might need to rethink my career choices.

  • Carter Rendon
    Carter Rendon Před dnem +1

    *whispers* Caitlin Doughty

  • Marik Ishtar
    Marik Ishtar Před dnem

    no one has that any more

  • henry turner
    henry turner Před dnem

    Surgeon General should make decisions. Mediacal doctors give opinion so if that's all I'm getting I need it from Chief Executive official.

  • x1101126
    x1101126 Před dnem

    Really? Is that all true? I really can't believe it.

  • maithili pokle
    maithili pokle Před dnem

    Hey can I get an email id to contact your show? I don't want to write what I want to write over here or on Facebook or Twitter.

  • Adam Kidwell
    Adam Kidwell Před 2 dny

    $3.75 per capita is $1,227,000,000 dollars...

  • drmadjdsadjadi
    drmadjdsadjadi Před 2 dny

    By definition, a degree from USC must be worth something (in fact, it must be worth quite a lot). If that were not the case, people would not have paid so much to try to get it through illegal means.

  • Caroline W
    Caroline W Před 2 dny

    9 months for a death certificate in LA county 🤯

  • StoreWTF
    StoreWTF Před 2 dny

    Taxes are for businesses to pay the “easy to not be part of life, when you’re not a business

  • josh656
    josh656 Před 2 dny

    If you want to know the meaning of horrific death investigations, look up Japanese Unit 731.

  • Ali Elamin
    Ali Elamin Před 2 dny

    lol USC got fleeced 😂😂😂

  • niller
    niller Před 2 dny

    Only in america...

  • Nicole Bush
    Nicole Bush Před 3 dny

    My dad died 7 months ago and I never realized how much we needed his death certificate. Anything that pertained to my dad, we had to whip out his death certificate. Utilities, mortgage, car insurance, cellphone, life insurance, pension, social security... the faster you get it, the sooner everything runs smoother for an easier grieving process. I couldnt imagine waiting 6 months for a death certificate. :(

  • InformationIsTheEdge
    InformationIsTheEdge Před 3 dny

    I was almost a Samurai, almost a Pirate and almost a Ninja all at the same time! I could have settled a LOT of bets.

  • InformationIsTheEdge
    InformationIsTheEdge Před 3 dny +1

    Glenn Close AND Tracy Morgan in the same episode! John Oliver is coming up in the world!

  • Danny Big D
    Danny Big D Před 3 dny

    Listening to some that are SO far left and about to fall over. Its not different then those that ONLY listen to Fox. You watched for over 2 years about pres Trump and RUSSIA.. then oops ALL of that was lie. John here we can play past clips and find he out right LIED..and its OK! Now.. we have impeach... ok great.. if Trump did something GET HIM! But what crime?.. you know what trump is covering up.... ok covering up what? You know.. hes covering up pffft We listen to a DEM for two years had PROOF TRUMP AND RUSSIA. DEM's.. out right lied and.. its OK! Wait till Trump wins 2020.. IMPEACH PART 2.

    Am I the only one that LISTENED to what the DEMS were going to do if they won the house? They've done nothing and its OK! We hear a leading DEM say "he should be in prison".. great.. for what?

    Here you are making sure that COP JUDGE looks at YOU as innocent 1st. Yet Pres Trump.. we dont. We find Obama year ago said "Americas dream is to be like Trump"..strange how that never got talked about much haha

  • Callthemonster
    Callthemonster Před 3 dny

    This makes me sick. I am from Kansas City, MO and I even almost went to the same college as that moron. I have had relatives and friends that have died there. I cannot believe they allow these conditions.

  • Anssi_Ilari
    Anssi_Ilari Před 4 dny

    What 3rd world nation was this from?

  • Brotherhood of Steel
    Brotherhood of Steel Před 4 dny

    14:27 That lady has an ass for days.

  • Cathryn Petryk
    Cathryn Petryk Před 4 dny

    2020 technology shall regress to the technology if 2010, except for the ability to send interviews back in time to Last Week Tonight

  • D
    D Před 5 dny

    Ducky!!! Wassup man.

  • Vincent Ciccone
    Vincent Ciccone Před 5 dny

    Most county funds, (75%) go to government workers, worthless lazy government workers.

  • Caroline Morris
    Caroline Morris Před 6 dny

    I am in the wrong line of work. I can make more in something completely unrelated to my job and get a good job doing something I am totally unqualified for. It's like a bankrupt casino owner thinking he can be president.

  • casey clark
    casey clark Před 6 dny

    I need a judge to say who's to say if they did it or not🙄

  • Anita Leary
    Anita Leary Před 7 dny

    OMG, this is scary.

  • EveryThingGirl238
    EveryThingGirl238 Před 7 dny +9

    "Look to your left, and look to your right, those people can be, and ARE, coroners in Arkansas."

    So a lamp and a bookbag, the world is a strange one.

    • Some One
      Some One Před dnem

      They're as, if not more, eligible as real people.

  • A Serr
    A Serr Před 7 dny

    My grandmother died 5 weeks ago and we are still waiting on the death certificate. America

  • Lisa Hart
    Lisa Hart Před 7 dny

    Every time I watch this show, it makes me Crack up while simultaneously pissing me off at the stupidity of the human race... LOL

  • Natnael Demil
    Natnael Demil Před 8 dny

    A Conservatives, by definition, loves their country. They want to preserve the political, economic and cultural systems that make it what it is.
    Leftists, by definition, hate their country. They hate the governmental, economic and cultural systems that make it what it is. Leftists are like someone saying they love a person whose appearance, habits and personality they dislike. It makes literally no sense.
    Oliver looks at a few abuses and excoriates an entire system- one which works well far more than the isolated exceptions he chose to appeal, well, to idiots like you incapable of research or logic. It's the one thing he knows how to do to ve funny. What Oliver knows, being of British birth, is that coroners go back a very long way. What he also knows, being an intelligent if profoundly dishonest man, is that entrenched systems usually are workable if only because they've been in place serving a necesary function a very long time. People simply wouldn't put up with incompetence here past viability

  • Jason Reed
    Jason Reed Před 8 dny

    Today I learned that my cat on my left, and my cat on my right, are in fact coroners

  • FireOccator
    FireOccator Před 8 dny

    Is there something in America that isn't fucked?

  • Tanja Van Abel
    Tanja Van Abel Před 8 dny

    This is the real face of american CSI. No fancy ME labs and evidence labs. The various CSI series probably have more money to through around, than the real ME and evidence labs in the USA.

  • Victoria Victoria
    Victoria Victoria Před 8 dny

    8:25 more examples of terrorist police slop polluting the world ....

  • Tenshi NoAkuma
    Tenshi NoAkuma Před 8 dny +1

    Man I liked forever. Too bad it got canned but atleast it had an ending

  • Ying D
    Ying D Před 8 dny

    John, can you do an episode about new california free health care for the illegals? How do you spin this far left action?

  • Matthew Trevett
    Matthew Trevett Před 8 dny

    The funding mentioned at the end of the video works out to roughly $375-$400 per *dead* person per year. Seems like a pretty reasonable amount of funding?

  • Ted Dernekxis
    Ted Dernekxis Před 8 dny

    Anyone else hear hairdresser and think Sweeney

  • Ted Dernekxis
    Ted Dernekxis Před 8 dny

    Anyone else hear hairdresser and think Sweeney

  • Jan Sitkowski
    Jan Sitkowski Před 9 dny

    Well, O.J. Simpson investigation was botched, exactly because of this problem to be honest...

  • Jan Sitkowski
    Jan Sitkowski Před 9 dny

    To be honest, I don't care, because I'm cynical, and I say if my body won't rise from the dead and kill the man, it means I don't care. Also I don't care because I don't live in USA. So good luck, USA'ians...

  • Zabeer Farid
    Zabeer Farid Před 9 dny

    I did not expect Tracy Morgan to appear

  • AFox739
    AFox739 Před 9 dny

    Cliff Steele Robotman voice: THE FUCK?!
    *It's all in your head...all in your head...*

  • Z T
    Z T Před 9 dny

    Oh hi.

  • vanessa perez
    vanessa perez Před 9 dny


  • S HH
    S HH Před 10 dny

    On my left is a bush and my right is a dog

  • George Costarica
    George Costarica Před 10 dny

    You're nobody till some body kills you.

  • Austin Anderson
    Austin Anderson Před 10 dny

    to be fair, 3.75 doesn't sound like a lot individually but 1 billion can give lawmakers sticker shock

  • Finn Joey
    Finn Joey Před 10 dny

    How is the US still a thing?

  • Dolph Youngin
    Dolph Youngin Před 10 dny

    The US is as fucked up as all those countries we think we're better than.

  • Sunny Ling
    Sunny Ling Před 10 dny


  • Petitio Principii
    Petitio Principii Před 10 dny

    I wonder how it compares with other developed countries.

  • TrueMetis
    TrueMetis Před 10 dny

    America, why does your solution to "how to we find specialists" always seem to be "elect them"? Between judges, sheriffs, and coroners I'm really quite worried about you.

  • Patrick Baker-Evens
    Patrick Baker-Evens Před 10 dny

    The USA, the 1st world developing country.

  • rejvaik
    rejvaik Před 10 dny

    This is why professional criminals prefer to not leave bodies behind for death investigators and forensic autopsies

  • iNvRG
    iNvRG Před 11 dny

    Coroners are needed when the state needs to cover up a death or two or a few. I mean some high ranking politicians have come from Arkansas who have shady death trails behind them.

  • Random Lesbian On the Internet Yeet

    2 spoopy!!

  • JCD
    JCD Před 11 dny

    sorry man, you should have used Michael C. Hall for that last bit... just sayin'

  • Heather Wade
    Heather Wade Před 11 dny +5

    Just wait until someone you love dies and you want answers. The process will crush your soul.

  • Viktor Engelmann
    Viktor Engelmann Před 11 dny +4

    Is there any - ANY job that the US government doesn't delegate to the private sector without quality-requirements?

  • happyswedme
    happyswedme Před 12 dny

    Here is a fun thing that happend
    This past may i was accepting votes in the eu elections when someone showed up with both their and their parents voting card stating that their parent had died and this should not have received a voting card for this election
    Turned out this was a standing problem since they died in the us during early 2000 and there was still no official death certificates the electoral authority still cannot count the as dead and strike them from the voter roll
    Since the voting age is 18 people born in May of 2001 had the right to vote in this election people who died before some voters were even born still can be used to commit voter fraud in Europe because the us administration is so massively inefficient

  • Bryce Adams
    Bryce Adams Před 12 dny

    " please write down whatever is killing you on a Post-It note." That's a law in lovecraftian literature.

  • JamesCPotter13
    JamesCPotter13 Před 12 dny +3

    Thank you for depressing me, John. I had buried my feelings about FOREVER long ago.

  • ArachCobra
    ArachCobra Před 12 dny +1

    I just knew the moment you said they were outsourcing to private contractors that this was gonna get a whole lot worse. This shit is definitely not helping your ratio of solved to unsolved cases.

  • Chris Honard
    Chris Honard Před 12 dny

    Dear Mr. Grant, two words...Mungo Jerry.

  • Stephen Hodge
    Stephen Hodge Před 12 dny +3

    Once again how is that possible, coroners not medically qualified, goes with house inspectors in SC not certified? Why is the United States not united!!!!!!

  • zerolosi
    zerolosi Před 13 dny

    Anyone ever added up the amount of money it would take to solve all the problems John brings up? Very curious to see the actual figure

  • Wilmer Henao
    Wilmer Henao Před 13 dny

    Hey John Oliver. Why don't you talk about the homelessness in california.
    Oh! I forgot!. It's a democrat state.

    • Srirra Cha
      Srirra Cha Před 13 dny +1

      The format of the show is such that they tackle one topic at a time. Maybe he will talk about your subject who’s to say? I mean “yes, he didnt talk about all the possible subjects in the world yet?”

  • Mel The Mom
    Mel The Mom Před 13 dny +1

    I love the Marlon Bindi reference...I'm mentally clinging to it, while trying not to cry about all the other things he talked about, like the poor man burned in the car, and the medical examiner just like 🤷‍♂️

  • Scott Jewett
    Scott Jewett Před 13 dny +1

    Forever was a good show, damn it!!!

  • DesertDaisy Marie
    DesertDaisy Marie Před 13 dny

    America is not a civilised country 😡

  • fishballchikuwa
    fishballchikuwa Před 13 dny

    tree fiddy and 25 cents

  • ACoolDragon
    ACoolDragon Před 13 dny +1

    I thought I had a strong stomach for this stuff but even with all the jokes it took me 3 WEEKS to finish this episode. Jon Oliver some topics are too heavy for the argument that this is a comedy show to be valid lol

  • Kayleigh
    Kayleigh Před 13 dny

    I miss the show Forever :’(

  • Bryant Moore
    Bryant Moore Před 14 dny

    Squirt is the best!

  • Bald Arrow
    Bald Arrow Před 14 dny

    Seeing so many U.S. citizens in the comments angrily responding to non US citizens when the latter point out how problematic things in US seem to be,is the very reason why this,and every other country in this world,is going to CONTINUE to be run by assholes,incompetents and greedy people,and progress will come slowly and at great cost.

    Instead of throwing the good,ol' ''well,your country sucks too,so...'' bullshit rant,maybe try and focus on becoming a BETTER country? Crazy idea,right? But I guess you'd be content on living in hell on earth,as long as everyone else lived the same way,too. Exactly how far removed are you from middle ages simpletons and peasants? Think about it.

  • Vangundy
    Vangundy Před 14 dny

    “New Orleans coroner his name is frank minyard fuck with me wrong you’ll be waking up in his yard”- Run this town remix Lil Wayne.

  • Richard Bastuck
    Richard Bastuck Před 14 dny +2

    So he's just one dangling light bulb... OVER HIS DEAD BODY

  • Mike Fincher
    Mike Fincher Před 14 dny +1

    Robot examiners on the way! 🤖

  • Karthik Rajendran
    Karthik Rajendran Před 14 dny

    Does the 'gift horse in the mouth' expression really apply in this case? 🤔

  • Simone Scuderi
    Simone Scuderi Před 14 dny

    Forever was a great show, too bad it was a badly copied plot.

  • feito_de_poeira_estelar_original_[TM]

    The private, profit-oriented US prison industry is apparently leaving large profit margins on the sidelines. I need to set up a shell company in Delaware quickly and skim off big profits.
    See you, MAGAs ;)

  • Acrii Nightstalker
    Acrii Nightstalker Před 15 dny


  • heywannaexo
    heywannaexo Před 15 dny

    This really makes me think about Sandra Bland.

  • Amin Negm-Awad
    Amin Negm-Awad Před 15 dny

    Saying no word in an interview:

  • TinyMessyKitchen
    TinyMessyKitchen Před 15 dny +4

    Happy to say my coroner is a primary care physician, so she is legit. Whew!

  • TreueApostel
    TreueApostel Před 15 dny +1

    I love him really - greetings from Germany :-)

  • Savanna Violets
    Savanna Violets Před 15 dny

    wow, this is actually SUCH a big deal, this is not okay. It’s disguisting and we need to take it very seriously. The fact that there was an uncovered and unrefrigerated body in the corner that there was no big deal about. These are people’s bodies for fuck sake! We have to have proper doctors, facilities, and autopsies.

  • Varga Olivér - Iparbűvész

    Only tree fiddy!

  • hefeelslikeivan
    hefeelslikeivan Před 15 dny

    I thought medical examiners were doctors ???

    • Robert Richardson
      Robert Richardson Před 12 dny

      They are by definition, coroner's are elected and require no medical training

  • Hans K
    Hans K Před 15 dny

    What the fuck America?!?
    So ugly Johny English is telling us that in the USA the murderer can be also the coroner of the deceased OR you can end up in Jeffrey Dahmer Jr.s hobby shed???

  • t brown
    t brown Před 15 dny

    Dog ate his homework too

  • t brown
    t brown Před 15 dny

    We are the prophets of prime time
    Our oracles are tv guides
    We need the right time and channel
    Cause we are dying to see who survives
    New trends in substance abuse? Who would have guessed that drug abusers are innovators seeking to exand an activity i had myself considered sufficiently effective
    How about the violations of the rules which describe which bodies may be resold
    A home buisness which buys bodies and sells the valuable parts to medical schools was fined for using bodies of people who died of some disease

  • Laurence
    Laurence Před 15 dny

    That was most times I’ve ever heard John’s audience - or any audience - groan.

  • Andy Luo
    Andy Luo Před 15 dny +6

    Forever was such a good show; I would do anything to get a Season 2

  • Matt Clark
    Matt Clark Před 15 dny +1

    Awww Squirt is one of my favorite sodas! Though I wouldn't ever drink 40 ounces of it at once >

  • Niko Bellic
    Niko Bellic Před 15 dny

    When the guy was asked about his dog eating organs he almost smiles. Dudes a psycho.

  • Dusty Trails
    Dusty Trails Před 15 dny +1

    shawn parcells is a piece of shi*