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

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  • Опубликовано: 20 мая 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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  • Lisa Marie Barker
    Lisa Marie Barker  9 часов назад

    i think epstein had help faking his death and escaping!

    • Victor Ortiz
      Victor Ortiz  2 дней назад

      I don't think it was the dog.

      • Reginald McFappington Esquire
        Reginald McFappington Esquire  3 дней назад

        👀👀 that reporter got a ass on her fr

        Also...I'd sooo bang tf out of glen close👅👅🤫

        • AnnMarie Kerr
          AnnMarie Kerr  4 дней назад

          Now I can’t stop thinking about iZombie.

          • Brooke W.
            Brooke W.  5 дней назад

            You can say a degree from usc doesn’t mean anything but they still are one of the top 20 schools in the country, top 10 business schools in the world, and top 10 among ivies in producing Americans with net worths of at least 1 million. I get it, people scammed, it’s hilarious, but if you wanna check that it’s a real school, just apply. Most people get rejected and it’s acceptance rate is around 16%. These jokes are so tired and annoying because 98% of the kids there are insanely hard working. Maybe 2% used money and alumni to get there, but there’s a reason it’s ranked so high every year.

            • Metzy
              Metzy  5 дней назад

              I think you should be fair and acknowledge that most people wouldn’t pay this, unless it’s done through sales tax. So, how much would it cost the average person WHO WOULD pay this? $20?

              • whiteninja 1024
                whiteninja 1024  6 дней назад

                Pretty messed up and insensitive to say, "all it takes is 3.75. Who doesnt have 3.75?" Not everyone has money for things like this, even as little as 3.75. As an example, for years every day my neighbor was always asking me 3.50. Every. Single. Day. And one day I had some extra cash and I thought to myself, "you know what I can finally help my neighbor out." Then I realized he was a giant prehistoric water lizard in a red wig. That god damn lochness monster has been hounding me for tree fiddy for years! He doesnt have 3.75 for this.

                • Zappa Wench
                  Zappa Wench  6 дней назад

                  The coroner in my local district was well-known to be an alcoholic in legal circles.

                  • noah
                    noah  1 недель назад

                    6 months is normal. 1 year is possible. It's the one field that's always hiring.

                    • Exantius E
                      Exantius E  1 недель назад

                      I thought he was going to talk about the company that offered to perform autopsy on the body of an old woman, but instead she was sold to the military to be used for explosives testing. Investigators found other horrors when searching the place, including a corpse of a woman hanging on the wall for "decoration" and a body of a large man that had its head cut off and replaced with the head of a small woman. I'm not joking, this actualy happened. The company charged money for its "services" as well

                      • Emily Jones
                        Emily Jones  2 недель назад

                        This is absolutely my ideal career. I'm in second year med school, but the student debt problem in this country might keep many of us from our dreams. Many others, like me, are over 1,000,000 in debt and when it comes to residency searching we may have to choose rural med for some sort of repayment plan. It sucks. It really does. @LastWeekTonight solve our education system too? K thanks :)

                        • Anil Palan
                          Anil Palan  2 недель назад

                          1. It is important to remember, especially as an audience member of a show that brings to light the dysfunction in our society, that our society on the whole is one of the most functional societies on the planet. Don't feel too cynical.
                          2. Having said that, there is always a need to bring to light dysfunction, and that's where this show exists. Just remember that it isn't all dysfunction, in fact it mostly functions.

                          • Malcolm Antonio
                            Malcolm Antonio  2 недель назад

                            that flash drive shit is true...lol

                            • Inalienable Rights
                              Inalienable Rights  2 недель назад

                              Dead people can't pay taxes. Therefore no one cares in the government about the dead.

                              • Michael-Paul Thompson
                                Michael-Paul Thompson  2 недель назад

                                "To you this is much more than a piece of paper?"
                                SMACKS THE PAPER WITH A PEN LIKE SHE WANTS TO STAB IT THROUGH

                                • Alex Gallegos
                                  Alex Gallegos  2 недель назад

                                  While I ordinarily agree with what John says on the show, I think the coroner who was interviewed about the burned out car had a somewhat valid point. I'm going to do some more research to see where the coroner's responsibility is supposed to start and stop in the process but I think it's a problem that we ridicule that statement - "there's no way to say". To me, it sounds like what he's saying is, yes, if you consider all the evidence - where the car was in relation to the police station, possibly whether the car was tampered with or accelerants were used (don't know the case, just an example) then you can form a picture overall as to whether something is a crime or not. But that shouldn't be his job as a criminal investigator - it should be to examine the body and determine a cause of death - in this case, was it the fire, or was the body already dead when the car burned? Why did the car burn? Was it an accident? A faulty car? A homicide? An investigation will have to be done and I am not saying that it shouldn't - and it's wrong that the whole decision as to whether that happens or not is based on the cause of death the coroner identifies. But that doesn't change the fact that I think the coroner is correct to say that he cannot and should not be making any of those decisions based on the evidence he can see an examine: the corpse. Anything else would be nothing more than speculation.

                                  • WeedWhacker2010
                                    WeedWhacker2010  2 недель назад

                                    Glenn Close and Tracy Morgan...Add Meryl Streep and you'd have a Trifecta!

                                    • magnus nielsen
                                      magnus nielsen  2 недель назад

                                      That forever joke is too soon 😭

                                      • Caitlyn Ford
                                        Caitlyn Ford  2 недель назад

                                        As a fan of Daniel O’Brien I can totally hear his writing in this and I love it.

                                        • Theodore Manthovani
                                          Theodore Manthovani  2 недель назад

                                          What's with USC?

                                          • Nobby Barnes
                                            Nobby Barnes  2 недель назад

                                            You just know all those embarrassing dodgy fucks are Republicans.

                                            • Nobby Barnes
                                              Nobby Barnes  2 недель назад

                                              America is appalling.

                                              • RaringYapper14
                                                RaringYapper14  3 недель назад

                                                10:00
                                                “What would you do if the person your interviewing for negligence of a corpse just stops talking and stares at you with out so much as a peep?”

                                                • She Fain
                                                  She Fain  3 недель назад

                                                  Ed Sheeran has a better story than Bran the useless.

                                                  • FranzmusAusus Puffgrinker
                                                    FranzmusAusus Puffgrinker  3 недель назад

                                                    Who else sees John Merrick in David Lynch's "The Elephant Man" as an analogy for mental illness? Perhaps, the illness is of the undiagnosed nature, not necessarily schizophrenia but a misrepresented psychopathy, or even one of a contagious sort.
                                                    Who else thinks there is a Vasilius running body parts for Renaissance pharmacy on the black market?

                                                    • End-Gamer
                                                      End-Gamer  3 недель назад

                                                      You know Shawn was fucking those dead women.

                                                      • Isabel Kalestiantz
                                                        Isabel Kalestiantz  3 недель назад

                                                        this is one of my favorite episodes. i showed it to my friend while we were high and we binged half of your show while stoned as fuck.

                                                        • Corey Welton
                                                          Corey Welton  3 недель назад

                                                          As horrifying as it is, that clip of Charles Harlan being questioned about a dog eating a spleen just kills me. I'm 98 percent sure the interviewer was in danger of being eaten alive

                                                          • Daniel Svendsen
                                                            Daniel Svendsen  3 недель назад

                                                            I'm not American, but I really do appreciate the topics John Oliver and his show sheds some light on and my conclusion is that the USA has some serious issues about a lot of important matters.

                                                            • Rutwik sakhare
                                                              Rutwik sakhare  3 недель назад

                                                              It's my dick in a box!🎶
                                                              - Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake.

                                                              • Christopher Morley
                                                                Christopher Morley  3 недель назад

                                                                just goes to show, people show no respect to you, even in death.

                                                                • jimmy wrangles
                                                                  jimmy wrangles  4 недель назад

                                                                  America is more and more 3rd world every day.

                                                                  • Happy Abby Arts
                                                                    Happy Abby Arts  4 недель назад

                                                                    Looks to left and right. I guess Psyduck and a Shark are coroners

                                                                    • Dalton Gragg
                                                                      Dalton Gragg  4 недель назад

                                                                      “Put some respect on her spleen!”
                                                                      Nice Birdman allusion Mr. Oliver.

                                                                      • Lenny the burger
                                                                        Lenny the burger  4 недель назад

                                                                        being angry at Donald trump saying things in a truck is like being angry that the popcorn doesn't taste good from the dumpster fire behind the grocery store

                                                                        • FO Biggles
                                                                          FO Biggles  4 недель назад

                                                                          Good Ol' Boys. Eeewwwwww! At least they don't talk much, or at all.

                                                                          • Prasanna Surange
                                                                            Prasanna Surange  1 месяцев назад

                                                                            Glenn Close killed it....

                                                                            Spleeen

                                                                            • Idontknow WhoIam
                                                                              Idontknow WhoIam  1 месяцев назад

                                                                              The fuck is wrong with the USA. In Greece to become a coroner you have to finish med school and then have 3 years of "residency" on being a coroner. And then you become one, and you get paid more than doctors, who have been residents for more years (4-6 unlike coroners)

                                                                              • gemcitygirl05
                                                                                gemcitygirl05  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                Forever was an amazing show!

                                                                                • Chien Yang
                                                                                  Chien Yang  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                  _A death certificate isn't like a degree from USC. It actually means something._

                                                                                  OUCH.

                                                                                  • MartinkaMich
                                                                                    MartinkaMich  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                    The more I watch these, the more I realize that EVERYTHING is f@#$%

                                                                                    • WeirdWild Weed
                                                                                      WeirdWild Weed  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                      NRA should pay for all autopsy' in the hole country. If We believe in the blasferml of saying " trusting in God", when it is guns and killings and preachers, who makes God's seeds for sale in a greedy capitalism, that is destroying, my sweet America. .Thank you for Your enlightening & amusing show. May our Lord bless you & yours ;)

                                                                                      • Martha H
                                                                                        Martha H  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                        Terrifying episode. Almost unbelievable.
                                                                                        I was born in a third world country, and the way this is handled there is different. In natural deaths medical doctors sign the death certificate after external examination of the body and medical records, if there is indication of violence involved (homicide, suicide, car accident, poisoning, unknown origin) there is a report filed by authorities and autopsy is mandated before the family can get the body for burial or cremation. In big cities the autopsy is performed in by pathologists, and in rural areas it is performed in a section of the public cementery, by one of the medical doctors in town who works for the public hospital. Usually that responsibility is rotated or assigned to the newest one in the mandatory Social Service Year. And because it is expected from them all the MD's, they had spent at least six months from the whole career devoted to what is called Medicina Legal, learning the procedures and skills to determine how a person died.

                                                                                        • Bella’s Mom
                                                                                          Bella’s Mom  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                          First rule of working in a lab, no food or drink.

                                                                                          • TEAM BENTLEY
                                                                                            TEAM BENTLEY  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                            Ok men, forward to 14:28 and tell me that isn’t the best ass you’ve seen in your life holy shit does ANYONE know this woman’s name,?

                                                                                            • JeevesReturns
                                                                                              JeevesReturns  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                              I imagine that a good many felons might be more than qualified for the job. They’d know the ins and outs... and Ins again of... oh, now I’m getting nauseous, but you get the point.

                                                                                              • koila maoh
                                                                                                koila maoh  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                                Oh come on, its the bible belt... Low standards of education... Thats too easy of a job for you to poke fun at... do something harder..

                                                                                                Moral of the story. Avoid those states like the plague. If you enjoy low cost of living, its a easy place to retire in; and if you wonder why it has low cost of living...

                                                                                                • Tucker Bowen
                                                                                                  Tucker Bowen  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                                  i swear to god real life is just a motherfucking cartoon with shit writing