John Oliver's Quest For U.S. Citizenship Culminated In An "Utterly Petrifying" Citizenship Test

The host of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO, John Oliver, passed his citizenship test but not before being shaken to his core by questions like, "what is your phone number?" #Colbert #LastWeekTonight #JohnOliver
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  • It really is absurd that we classify people so strictly by accident of their birth.

    daniellebebopdaniellebebop2 päeva tagasi
  • In Middle School, my class had to take the Citizenship Test. I was 1 of 5 people who passed. 30 people took it. This was in Missouri.

    Adam MAdam M2 päeva tagasi
  • Love JO

    Roxy MacRoxy Mac6 päeva tagasi
  • Just ask India. As an Indian....I can't even.. 😅

    DoveranalystDoveranalyst7 päeva tagasi
  • Now this is the crossover I most wanted to see

    pablozky21pablozky217 päeva tagasi
  • Remember those days when Corona seemed distant and there was an actual crowd? Good times . . .

    rcppcskrcppcsk8 päeva tagasi
  • Lol I’m just imagining young John Oliver playing side by side with Graeme Souness

    IronKnight117IronKnight11712 päeva tagasi
  • Wow that was smart.... Dressing up and going to watch the match. Interesting story.

    AdityaAditya12 päeva tagasi
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="382">6:22</a> Just ask India joke was gold. His level is too high for this audience I think.

    AdityaAditya12 päeva tagasi
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="25">0:25</a> that cameraman was dancing jolly!

    AdityaAditya12 päeva tagasi
  • That’s one hell of an entrance

    Depressed breakfastDepressed breakfast14 päeva tagasi
  • Damn this was painful to watch... I’m sorry to John Oliver holy shit

    Lucas Donnie AndersonLucas Donnie Anderson15 päeva tagasi
  • As a brit u can have the prick he could not make it over here so just like the rest of ur rejects we sent him to u

    WINTERS-_-WRATHWINTERS-_-WRATH17 päeva tagasi
  • STUPID AUDIENCE

    Kat BKat B17 päeva tagasi
  • Why does he make it sound like it is hard to get it? He let his green card expire, well buddy that one is on you, wtf. After you become a green card holder, 5 years after that you apply for citizenship and year after you become a citizen. As simple as that!

    Almir DAlmir D20 päeva tagasi
    • @Yenifer Dimas I went through the same process, so did my brother, mom and dad, and now my wife. Sure it takes a year but it is not that bad at all. Just make sure to follow the guidelines.

      Almir DAlmir D18 päeva tagasi
    • It's not that easy! My mom applied to get her green card renewed a whole year before it expired and it still expired before the paperwork was processed :(! The whole process is pretty painful and it consists of a lot of waiting for paperwork to get processed.

      Yenifer DimasYenifer Dimas18 päeva tagasi
  • Cause of this did anyone get a weird snap thing under the video of some kid smashing a record sayin ‘John Oliver I’m comin for you’ ? I’m very confused, a little scared and slightly aroused by the pure alpha behavior.

    darkstar66125darkstar6612522 päeva tagasi
  • I don't like the host. The show is just question and answer and then next question and answer. No conversation like Conan'O Brian.

    CasablancaCasablanca22 päeva tagasi
  • Lol. I passed the 10 questions with ease and when officer asked me what is my address, I blanked out too. Totally didn't remember.

    OmegaxboyOmegaxboy23 päeva tagasi
  • Hey, I know a guy named Osama who got citizenship in 6 years. Shocked us all.

    ZainabZainab23 päeva tagasi
  • Talk about betrayal

    Gaby FloresGaby Flores24 päeva tagasi
  • In the old days a Brit becoming an Australian citizen had to swear allegiance to the head of state of the country they just came from.

    Gribbo9999Gribbo999924 päeva tagasi
  • I love how John Oliver briefly took over the show 😊

    Mel The MomMel The Mom25 päeva tagasi
  • He should have been denied due to his subversion...I regret my service to this country for selling itself out....make him do 4 years in the Marine Corps now

    Beijing BidenBeijing Biden25 päeva tagasi
  • GTFO of the US.....we dont need more marxists

    Beijing BidenBeijing Biden25 päeva tagasi
  • You better believe he didn't give up his UK citizenship. He's not dumb.

    All_RoadsAll_Roads26 päeva tagasi
  • Welcome to the IRS chasing you for taxes the world over. In Europe lots of Americans can't wait to get rid of their citizenship, ask Tina Turner.

    Alexander StefanovAlexander Stefanov26 päeva tagasi
  • How did he have a social security number before he was a citizen?

    joshua claarjoshua claar27 päeva tagasi
  • Mr. Oliver obviously failed to comprehend the very first words of his oath of citizenship: "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen..."

    John DeltuviaJohn Deltuvia27 päeva tagasi
  • He's a hard guy to interview live because he's so witty and charismatic - hard to keep up

    Ryan GaskinRyan Gaskin28 päeva tagasi
  • Not a bad idea to have Dual Citizenship, because if one Country goes to hell...You still got a place to call home.

    Katie ArbuckleKatie Arbuckle28 päeva tagasi
    • Both of my kids are quadruple citizens. When I was younger and more optimistic, I hoped for a world where one could relocate freely to the country where they wanted to live, work, study. Since that hasn't happened (and, quite frankly, we are moving in the opposite direction), my wife and I decided to give our children as many options as possible for when they grow up. We are raising them to be open-minded and multilingual cosmopolitans, and they have 4 passports to make that official.

      Dan210871Dan21087127 päeva tagasi
  • No British Nationalism? Its just more sensible than America's love of their own burning trash pile

    Matt StevensonMatt Stevenson29 päeva tagasi
  • Never seen someone so excited as when he said “I have two passports like Jason Bourne!!”

    Daisy PenmanDaisy Penman29 päeva tagasi
  • Why would he want to?

    g9nnarg9nnar29 päeva tagasi
  • Stephen Colbert needs to work on his sense of humour, he's a bit uptight...

    Mulan 121Mulan 12129 päeva tagasi
    • Mulan 121 yeah, wonder what’s up with that

      wschnitzlerwschnitzler26 päeva tagasi
  • Ach an Englishman. Ye cannae trust the English - they'll rob ye as soon as look at ye. Do ye no realise he's likely an English spy?

    Trixy FelixTrixy Felix29 päeva tagasi
  • Did Most of John's jokes fly over people's heads or what?

    MaureeseeoMaureeseeoМісяць tagasi
  • Two hilarious dudes and just utter missed jokes throughout. :|

    Luke HarrisLuke HarrisМісяць tagasi
  • As someone who's never even set foot in the US, I've tried a few practice citizenship tests online and most of the questions are insultingly easy.

    Christopher BeerChristopher BeerМісяць tagasi
  • Ya know im a genz born 50 year after India became a republic. And yet when a British guys says India I feel some what uncomfortable...

    Ritvik AwasthiRitvik AwasthiМісяць tagasi
  • The English “Uncle Sam” was “John Bull.”

    graytartgraytartМісяць tagasi
  • "Pinky finger down" didn't get nearly enough laughs.

    Mel RestMel RestМісяць tagasi
  • You are a lucky man !!! I came here on 2007, still waiting for my green card.

    V NV NМісяць tagasi
  • The beginning of that song the band was playing ... Is "good old Collingwood forever". It's an Australian AFL football anthem for the Victorian team *"Collingwood"*

    Spookay T'is MeSpookay T'is MeМісяць tagasi
  • His team's Liverpool - poor bastard!

    Steve DSteve DМісяць tagasi
  • That is the most British way to come in on an American flag

    Sam WomackSam WomackМісяць tagasi
  • Idk why he always give me Mr. Bean vibes😂😂

    PiplupPiplupМісяць tagasi
  • John Oliver didn't had a single gray hair when UK were part of EU. Just saying.

    SZCZERZO KŁYSZCZERZO KŁYМісяць tagasi
  • Dude this audience really sucked. John had a whole stack of jokes and they ignored all of them.

    Cobin MillageCobin MillageМісяць tagasi
    • Mucktown he missed one joke

      Justin SaundersJustin Saunders24 päeva tagasi
    • Colbert was ignoring him too

      MucktownMucktown28 päeva tagasi
  • OH ..hay...I am going to make fun of, and criticize, everything about the United States and what makes it great. Ummmm...can I be. Citizen?

    froofaloofroofalooМісяць tagasi
  • Thinking that they'd get a kid from the crowd to play because he had the right equipment under his clothes is totally 10 year old me.

    Charles HeldCharles HeldМісяць tagasi
  • John is the best of people. Welcome to this miserable experiment we call America.

    KyleKyleМісяць tagasi
  • Took me 26 yrs to get mine, glad and grateful I did.

    Derek OlsenDerek OlsenМісяць tagasi
  • This guy is happy to wait so many years to get citizenship of US but he did the exact opposite by supporting the anti CAA(India) law lobby. Hypocrite

    vatsal pandeyvatsal pandeyМісяць tagasi
  • Go home to Canada u r a criminal go home get out of American politics .... GET OUT.......

    allen kuesterallen kuesterМісяць tagasi
  • wtf. why did those 4 guys wear underwear?

    Jebi SeJebi SeМісяць tagasi
  • IF he just got his, imagine how an ordinary unknown person gets theirs

    B RB RМісяць tagasi
  • Bellend.. you are welcome to him

    Brian MurphyBrian MurphyМісяць tagasi
  • God! Why would you?

    Josie WorsfoldJosie WorsfoldМісяць tagasi
  • He was a tad existed...

    Chance WhistlerChance WhistlerМісяць tagasi
  • The U.S is great and all but the society there is kinda fucked. lol

    Russell SieteRussell SieteМісяць tagasi
  • He should have just traded with me, il trade my american citizenship for UK citizenship

    Skaarf VaglySkaarf VaglyМісяць tagasi
  • The ONLY true FOOTBALL fan in the whole set.

    Di NamDi NamМісяць tagasi
  • So this guy mocks the President of the United States for a living, and still manages to get a green card? Woah! America IS a free country!

    Deepti SamDeepti SamМісяць tagasi
    • There's such thing as First Amendment, you know.

      Dmitri LisniakDmitri LisniakМісяць tagasi
  • I want that John Oliver does the late show T shirt 😜🤣🤣😅😁

    AnnoraAnnoraМісяць tagasi
  • Why didn't he just run across the border like all the illegal line-jumpers that these lefty airheads love?

    mellowman1001mellowman1001Місяць tagasi
    • mellowman1001 Because they can’t get citizenship, ever. They come in the hopes that their children will have a better life.

      BlackbeardBlackbeardМісяць tagasi
  • From a non-partisan conservative, native-born American, to a foreign-born liberal ('Hollywood elite'), sincere congratulations! Long live America and long live Britain. We're one big (dysfunctional) family. Haha.

    Hb JHb JМісяць tagasi
  • Britain is the lap doggy to the US... He is probably looking for little ones.

    Kosmic PowerKosmic PowerМісяць tagasi
  • So this pathetic Idiot is now US citizen. .. sad..

    Jan KrsakJan KrsakМісяць tagasi
  • Aw, congratulations Little Johnny Showbiz! #HelloBuglers

    Philip MinnsPhilip MinnsМісяць tagasi
  • The only way I can tell who's who is that John Oliver has a bigger nose. If I don't see them in profile, they become the exact same person.

    DisThoughtsDisThoughtsМісяць tagasi
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="421">7:01</a> John Oliver is a full kit wanker 😂😂

    Byron DowlingByron DowlingМісяць tagasi
  • Good for him. He's one of the only leftist i respect

    Zak UnknownZak UnknownМісяць tagasi
  • Didn't they both used to be Daily Show correspondents?

    Patrick LloydPatrick LloydМісяць tagasi
  • Why are the soles of his shoes so clean?

    Antara GuhaAntara GuhaМісяць tagasi
  • I was recently at a naturalization ceremony and very beautiful watching so many become citizen in one day.

    Joxer the MightyJoxer the MightyМісяць tagasi
  • Great, another person that comes here to tell us how we are living incorrectly.

    John WellsJohn WellsМісяць tagasi
    • @Majora So he leaves his country to come complain about ours. Seems legit.

      John WellsJohn WellsМісяць tagasi
    • And he's 100% correct

      MajoraMajoraМісяць tagasi
  • Hey America ya welcome to this middle class white privelidged plank of a wannabe we never did he's right out of our swamp

    hermand. adamshermand. adamsМісяць tagasi
  • Well, he partially brexited

    kirby march barcenakirby march barcenaМісяць tagasi
  • My mother took the citizenship test not too long ago and passed with flying colors..... Let's just put it this way, if she can pass the test, then anybody with 2 good working eyes and a right hand can pass it.

    T. ST. SМісяць tagasi
  • Considering the disregard for the UK he's displayed, whilst not being here (kinda like Connery and The SNP in Scotland), I find him to talk about the goings on in Britain in the same way these talk shows speak about US politics. Scripted soundbites by cunts unwilling/unable to speak objectively if it conflicts with their network agenda. Why not ask him about the EU project's evolution and why The UK left?

    Paul DryburghPaul DryburghМісяць tagasi