Robocalls: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Robocalls are a growing problem. If only we could make the FCC care a little bit more about fixing it.
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  • FUCK YOU AGAIN, AJIT PAI! Fuck I hate you man.

    MegadethTillDethMegadethTillDethPřed 4 hodinami
  • amazing ending

    Mr.Testiclease please please pleaseMr.Testiclease please please pleasePřed 8 hodinami
  • Robocalls are the only calls l get. They're my friend. 😏

    Nesta NestaNesta NestaPřed 14 hodinami
  • I've had 6k calls from the student loan forgiveness center. I've never fucking EVER had a loan of any kind. I've even had my phones contacts changed. It'll say it's a person's work number when I've never fucking had a work number for this person.

    Kody SedgwickKody SedgwickPřed 19 hodinami
    • Google's number for the FCC is disconnected or no longer in service. Please hang up and try again.

      Kody SedgwickKody SedgwickPřed 19 hodinami
  • So did John really called them?

    taca lucytaca lucyPřed dnem
  • i've never gotten one or even heard of it but i live in Germany so...

    Cordula The PlatypusCordula The PlatypusPřed dnem
  • You are a fucking hero, John. (Salute)

    Hamode BokhamsenHamode BokhamsenPřed dnem
  • "Mom, what's your social security number, real quick?" "No need to talk to me like that, I just asked!"

    Petitio PrincipiiPetitio PrincipiiPřed dnem
  • anyone know if his audience is a real audience?

    Jason PilotJason PilotPřed dnem
  • Don't answer a call unless you're sure who's calling. If you answer a robocall, it's a "hit" and you can expect more calls. I swipe to voice and wait to see if the caller leaves a message. I'm pretty sure scammers use the "Do Not Call List" for numbers to call because they know enforcement is impotent. I think lonely people like robocalls, can we agree on that? If Dish Network got fined millions, where's my check? Seriously, now we need a "Do Not Mail List." If the USPO did not deliver junk mail, they would be out of business.

    kennywkennywPřed 2 dny
  • Airplane mode saves your phone and your sanity.

    ILikeHyphens -PleaseILikeHyphens -PleasePřed 2 dny

    kerrystolcenbergkerrystolcenbergPřed 2 dny
  • why the robot couldn´t say "I´m not a robot" ???

    Javier MJavier MPřed 2 dny
  • *John Oliver aka NPC King*

  • Damn I thought this was a skit where the squirrel in a suit that used to be funny would not be the puppet that bagged on one of or the best Presidents Of The USA. Not so lucky i find out. Just 100% puppet of the monopoly owned MSM to take down the Constitutional Republic USA ! Sad and pathetic ! Makes me want to hunt squirrels and send them to him. I need to find out when squirrels are in season and hope I get some that carry bubonic plague I heard and read about. After I find out how to not get it collecting and mailing them in case one has it. What's worse that robocalls ? The Squirrel puppet skid mark in Americas shorts and the like. PS Those that agree with be refrain from contact or being to close to him in case I get one with that infection I do not know how to verify so ???

    brianbircbrianbircPřed 2 dny
  • John Oliver is not the hero the FCC wants, but the hero the FCC needs

    Javier AvendañoJavier AvendañoPřed 3 dny
  • 13:09 might be the best reaction of all time. If there could be a gif with sound, i hope this could be one of them

    mountain boymountain boyPřed 3 dny
  • Shitweasel

    Mike PriceMike PricePřed 3 dny
  • ... People actually answer their phones when it's not from a number they know? The only time I even pick up is from numbers I know, and that's because I know if they are calling me it's important otherwise they would text. If a company needs to contact me they can email or send me a letter and I'll call them back when I have time.

    ArgonanthArgonanthPřed 4 dny
  • I don't care who you are or why you're calling, if you use a robot to call me it had better be R2-D2 or I am hanging up.

    Mediatech492Mediatech492Před 4 dny
  • when I talk to the IRS or credit card people I ask them if they have running water and took a shower :-)

    Raymond NonyaRaymond NonyaPřed 4 dny
  • I'm amazed that "T2T" isn't more popular. I've been using "Text 2 Talk" as a basis for establishing legitimacy since 2008.. I find it to be the laziest if not the most effective of countermeasures.

    Logikael Impakt Senzory OverloadLogikael Impakt Senzory OverloadPřed 5 dny
  • Sooo given that Some More News covered this in December and this take on it was very similar with some of the same sources, I wonder how many people watch the CH-visions channel Some More News.

    v5redv5redPřed 5 dny
    • I have some more news for you, robo calls have been around for decades and are in heavy use every election cycle. Interesting, huh?

      Mel H.Mel H.Před 4 dny
  • John Oliver is my new superhero lol

    Enlil The PrinceEnlil The PrincePřed 5 dny
  • Jose SanchezJose SanchezPřed 6 dny
  • 348 W 57th Street #301, New York, NY 10019.

    Privacy ValuedPrivacy ValuedPřed 6 dny
  • I love messing with scam callers. Let me rephrase that: I love saying things like "I hope your children die of cholera in your arms, which considering that you live in India is a legitimate threat, and the last thing they say before they float off into the eather are 'daddy, I don't love you.'" Or, "mommy, I don't love you," I don't want to sound sexist. I have a few others in my arsenal that are so Hiroshima-level devastating I can't say them here. I love making scammers cry. So far, I'm up to four people crying. What can I say, I enjoy messing with scammers because my life is pathetic and making some poor sap on the other side of the world who lives in abject poverty cry gets me sexually aroused. Also, fuck Ashit Pie.

    Joslyn MottJoslyn MottPřed 6 dny
  • Anyone here after the FCC gave mobile carriers a sleuth of ways to manage robocalls?

    CameronCameronPřed 6 dny
  • this man is great

    Sietse Van OverstraetenSietse Van OverstraetenPřed 6 dny
  • that is why for the last several years I don't ever pickup a phone I don't know and google every incoming one to see if it was anything important to call back. So congrats, robo calls effectively destroyed part of the essential service.

    user unknownuser unknownPřed 7 dny
  • Real people don't call me anymore. 100% robot calls. I think Its great. I don't even have to talk. I just let the phone ring and scan the voice mail. How do I sleep at night? Like a dolphin.

    kwayneg7kwayneg7Před 7 dny
  • I literally received a robo call while watching this on my phone. They have started to call me from numbers starting with my area code so I can pick up.

    Rosa LopezRosa LopezPřed 7 dny
  • Nintendo is my only friend oh

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • But so dose a rack and pinion

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • And I'm getting tired

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • Pi 3.475 no I don't know pi dose rx alot

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • I'm not a cop

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • Brown

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • What color is charly

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • The green ???

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • But I'm still Jeremy Patrick Peter Calnan

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • A mutha f#@$ grandpa

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • And this is a message from your local MFG

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • Or straight forward

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • At a target

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • Amen

    Jeremy CalnanJeremy CalnanPřed 7 dny
  • The address is 348 W 57th Street, #301, New York, NY 10019 You're welcome, FCC

    KrinisKrinisPřed 7 dny
  • 6:23 My water came out of my fucking nose I was laughing so hard

    SqwizzySqwizzyPřed 7 dny
  • You know what I've done for the past 15 years to alleviate the situation? Haven't answered my phone.

    TheAmbientUniverseTheAmbientUniversePřed 7 dny
  • John Oliver - the hero we don't deserve, but have

    Syfer PolskiSyfer PolskiPřed 7 dny
  • Fuck Ajit Pai. He’s a scum bag.

    Mckenzie ArdenMckenzie ArdenPřed 8 dny
  • I get constant robocalls in Chinese like every other day

    icyninja51icyninja51Před 8 dny
  • 10:00

    visionsofpromisevisionsofpromisePřed 9 dny
  • What I'd like to ask is: Why the fuck ain't John Oliver in the White House? His humour shows reason and the satire shows intelligence, something that is seemingly missing from that place...

    Gord DavisonGord DavisonPřed 9 dny
    • I think you said yourself, he's too smart for that. : )

      Mel H.Mel H.Před 4 dny
  • The thing to do with robo calls is to waste their time. Try to get a person on the line then start to waste time. I did this multiple times with the people from Mumbai, India who for some reason wanted to clean my ducks in Brampton Canada. Like I do have pigs and cows so why only y ducks? It's confusing. But if you waste their time, when it costs them money,, like when you actually get a human on line then they will stop calling you and at the same time you get to punish them.

    Gord DavisonGord DavisonPřed 9 dny

    R TR TPřed 9 dny
    • this is how you handle them

      R TR TPřed 9 dny
  • And now this. Some Americans thinks it is smart to connect the locks and cameras on their house to their phone and internet.

    Sean DSean DPřed 10 dny
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: The IRS will NEVER call nor email you. If you messed up they will physically mail you a letter.

    FastLikeUNOFastLikeUNOPřed 10 dny
  • I'd be surprised if Wells Fargo wasn't one.

    Dusty TrailsDusty TrailsPřed 10 dny
  • A Shit Pai

    SpiderusSpiderusPřed 10 dny
  • I have t mobile and they block so many of them for me automatically. Its beautiful.

    Jonathan PalmerJonathan PalmerPřed 10 dny
  • Guess whaaaaaaaaaat, I'm not a robot. A robooooooot.🎶🎶🎵🎶🎵

    Rhiannon SotoRhiannon SotoPřed 11 dny
  • I hate the one with Chinese robocall. I don’t even understand Chinese but they left voice mail. So I asked my Chinese friend what they are saying. They said “your visa is expired I will help process the paper work. Pay me money” and the other one is “wells fargo trying to help you pay bills and debt.” I don’t have debt or Wells Fargo account. So I kept ignoring but damn they kept calling me. Chinese robocall is the most annoying one because they call from either (800) or outside of the US!

    mamitaro24mamitaro24Před 11 dny
  • Ahshit Pie is fucking horrible, and he's there because the fuckfaces in this country put Donald Trump in the white house.

    Willy BeamishWilly BeamishPřed 11 dny
  • Great video, thanks for posting this video. I'm to the point where I won't even answer my phone anymore

    Phillip RigginsPhillip RigginsPřed 11 dny
  • So much better than all that horseshit Trump bashing you've been doing lately... keep it up and please try to avoid getting too political.

    Rob GRob GPřed 12 dny
  • I think Biden may be close to Goober. So we may get that next

    sean callahansean callahanPřed 12 dny
  • Well,there must be an easy solution , we don’t have them in Europe:-)

    Axe CapitalAxe CapitalPřed 12 dny
  • @10:02 , thats the type of fucking call we have been getting !, but a medicaid health insurance scam call........

    Karen BearKaren BearPřed 12 dny
  • WE HAVE BEEN GETTING F**king ROBO CALLS EVERY FUCKING DAY , and adding our number on the fucking .gov site does not work , fuck, i yelled at one today , it felt great, made the fucker stutter and shit, next time that fucker calls, i going to make him feel like he shit his pants,

    Karen BearKaren BearPřed 12 dny
  • His robocall voice reminds me of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    Julia DayJulia DayPřed 12 dny
  • Seeing the greatest innovation in communications of the early 20th century and the eventual foundation for the 'net gradually get turned into a vehicle for nuisances and scams is a particularly hard-hitting little slice of hellworld.

    Mister ArgenrMister ArgenrPřed 12 dny

    Joe MoralesJoe MoralesPřed 12 dny
  • Wow, never knew it was so big there!

    Cpt. XCpt. XPřed 12 dny
  • I wonder if the officials in-charge of the fcc are in a securely locked building?

    tom quigleytom quigleyPřed 12 dny
  • Wow, the guy who ended net neutrality doesn't give a shit about robo calls

    Justin LongJustin LongPřed 13 dny
  • What would have really been kickass would have been if Oliver could make every audience member's phone ring by pressing the button.

    ned kellyned kellyPřed 13 dny
  • The one thing that would eliminate robocalls would be to somehow make it a "hate crime" to have a robot make a robocall. Then the lberals would find some way to stop them in about 5 minutes. Hell, if we could get about a dozen folks from the minority communities to say "racism" about robocalls, the calls would be gone the same day.

    ned kellyned kellyPřed 13 dny
  • Thank god all registered company numbers in Denmark has to display the country code too, so as long as it says +45 in front of a phone number, and you don't expect a call from a company, there is a 99% chance that you can safely ignore the call...

    CrimePhoenix 27CrimePhoenix 27Před 13 dny
  • Has anyone fpund the address yet?

    Brendon TanBrendon TanPřed 13 dny
  • Why was the stamp rant tangent too real.. 🤣

    ArdentZombie95ArdentZombie95Před 14 dny
  • How's your robocaller going

    sailingbrewersailingbrewerPřed 14 dny
  • John Oliver's legal department picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. Again. 💖👏

    Abby Is WatchingAbby Is WatchingPřed 14 dny
  • Pai = useless

    K VK VPřed 14 dny
  • 10:46 "(LAUGHS)" Gave me freaking chills.

    DodgeThis 82DodgeThis 82Před 14 dny
  • Every time I get a robo call I stick my face really close to the mic and breathe really heavily into it.

    Insanity _AttacksInsanity _AttacksPřed 14 dny
  • 8:24

    Nicolas A. WinterNicolas A. WinterPřed 15 dny
  • Somehow the endings to this show are inspiring

    Brian McCulloughBrian McCulloughPřed 15 dny
  • I actually got a flippin' spam call in the middle of watching this.

    Phil MorganPhil MorganPřed 15 dny
  • John has definitely being strong armed by the Trump administration given the fact that the Muller report video which it is now not available in this channel. I think this worthless topic substitute for the real truth you wanted to talk about. Now we have it even John Oliver who we thought would not be touched and was savage has been silenced.

    Aakarsh DarlaAakarsh DarlaPřed 16 dny
    • the Mueller report video is still there pal, just checked, relax

      Balazs MehesBalazs MehesPřed 14 dny
  • I refuse to answer any calls that I do not recognize or it's not in my contacts list.

    Team VLCNTeam VLCNPřed 16 dny
  • Yup. Criminals don't giveafuuuck about no "Do-Not-Call" list. 'specially when they're cloning phone numbers, in a temporary location and will be gone before cops arrive, or are calling from across the pond in India--the 'new Nigeria.' (Bitch, you're name ain't 'Andy!')

    America WokeAmerica WokePřed 16 dny
  • the address is actually there. 348W-57th street ,NY, 10019

    wonthematch onthefacewonthematch onthefacePřed 16 dny
  • I just don’t get the profit model with these calls, especially the pre recorded ones, I’ve waited and tried to get a real person so I can talk outrageous shit to them, and usually it’s just a recorded message, then hangs up, if you call the number back it’s not available, so they are randomly generating numbers that show up on the caller ID, so am I missing where the person who called is making money off this? Or do they just like to bother people?

    Matt FMatt FPřed 16 dny
  • gotta love the big red buttons tho what an art

    KendrixTerminaKendrixTerminaPřed 17 dny
  • Like spam mail for your phone? Woe the united states id dystopian. If we had that over here id just put my phone on mute 24/7 but I realize that parents or businesspeople cant do that

    KendrixTerminaKendrixTerminaPřed 17 dny
  • Hi John, I've been watching and enjoying your shows for a very long time now. I suppose my message will be lost among other comments, but...if i might get lucky, and someone will read...I wanted to ask you something: I am doing a recap of your shows on HBO and i got to sez 3 ep 2-abortions- and there were some discussed law inforcements regarding this topic in several states. My question is...What happened? Did they pass? And adiacent did they impact the population? Did you notice a significant change? What i wanted to it possible to have, from time to time, a recap and current status on some of the topics you have discussed?for example, Brazil elections? And soo many other topics that were very interesting and funny(of course) debated in your show. You already coverred in full Brexit and that is one topic that remains to be discussed. But , in my country stupid , shitty things happen and we don t have a John Oliver:( to ,at least TRY to point us on the absurdity of some questionable passing laws and analfabetical "guvernours" that we have. I wanted to ask you for this "update" , hopping , praying , that if America can surpass its nonsense, maybe some of us-the little people- still have a hope. Or i will just lay here and watch everything burn:)))

    dns.denis dnsedns.denis dnsePřed 17 dny
  • I think he forgot you have to buy 20 stamps from Walgreens!

    Jeffrey pressmanJeffrey pressmanPřed 17 dny
  • I found the address! Hey Ajit Bhai, if you want it, find me on CH-visions.

    Asad JaleelAsad JaleelPřed 17 dny
  • This is why no one answers their phone, checks voice mails 25% of the time, and only text. Texting is the way to get the best results in my line of work when calling doesn't work. Even when they are the one with the problem and I am trying to help them. lol

    ErinErinPřed 17 dny
Robocalls: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)