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John Oliver: Terrifying Times
John Oliver Terrifying Times
Actors: John Oliver, Andy Zaltzman
Director: Troy Miller
Genres: Comedy, Television
NR     2008     0hr 56min

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Actors: John Oliver, Andy Zaltzman
Director: Troy Miller
Creators: John Oliver, Troy Miller, Noah Rosenstein, A.J. Diantonio, Anna Dokoza, Robb Wagner, Tracey Baird
Genres: Comedy, Television
Sub-Genres: Stand-Up, Comedy
Studio: Comedy Central
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/19/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 0hr 56min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Hilarious comedy special
Patrick Arnold | 08/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

""This concert will be coming to you in a British accent. Be prepared for words to have a little more authority than usual."

John Oliver is best known for his mock news reporting on The Daily Show with John Stewart. John Oliver follows in the footsteps of Stephen Colbert and Steve Carrell and easily lives up to expectations. Oliver's special focuses largely on politics, newscasting, and some classic commentary on the differences between Britons and Americans (Oliver was born in Britain and educated at Cambridge). His ability to take the "outsiders" perspective on American life while fully embracing it is unique. I was thrilled to see him get his own 1-hour comedy special on Comedy Central (reproduced here uncensored and with additional features). Highly recommended for fans of the Daily Show and Colbert Report!"
Hysterical historical snapshot
K. Wagner | CO, USA | 09/18/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"John Oliver has a hysterical perspective on the world's current position in history. My wife is a high school history teacher and she wants to try to show segments of this to her class because they are so funny, yet so true to historical fact. I watched the show when it originally aired on Comedy Central and have watched the DVD twice, and still laugh at it. John Oliver is young and I hope he has a great future in comedy so that we see much more of him. This DVD should be a great start on that path."
I Laughed so hard I snorted!!
L. Kim | Honolulu, HI | 01/28/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A funny take on America and Americans by British comic John Oliver. He's a writer and "correspondent" on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It's something that I can watch over and over again."