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

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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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Prasanna Surange
Prasanna Surange 11 घंटे पहले
Glenn Close killed it.... Spleeen
Idontknow WhoIam
Idontknow WhoIam 12 घंटे पहले
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 दिन पहले
Forever was an amazing show!
Chien Yang
Chien Yang दिन पहले
"A death certificate isn't like a degree from USC. It actually meant something." OUCH.
MartinkaMich 2 दिन पहले
The more I watch these, the more I realize that EVERYTHING is f@#$%
WeirdWild Weed
WeirdWild Weed 3 दिन पहले
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 3 दिन पहले
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 4 दिन पहले
First rule of working in a lab, no food or drink.
TEAM BENTLEY 5 दिन पहले
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 5 दिन पहले
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 6 दिन पहले
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 6 दिन पहले
i swear to god real life is just a motherfucking cartoon with shit writing
nogosnoqt 6 दिन पहले
I live in Georgia and can confirm the coroner is elected. I was shocked when I first learned this. I was far more shocked when I learned that a close family member had actually been a coroner in the past, despite a complete lack of medical training. They're family, but... they really shouldn't have been doing something like that. They've portrayed it as not much more than being someone who had to declare a person dead and what was to be done. Granted, they also had to follow rules about what happened to the body, especially concerning when an autopsy must be performed. They say that they'd been hounded by families wanting the remains of a loved one returned immediately that were enraged when told that the situation required, by nature of the scenario, an autopsy. I'd like to think they did well in the position, but you can't substitute proper training...
Zach Goff
Zach Goff 6 दिन पहले
18:31 Still better than GOT’s actual ending.
Živa Smodiš
Živa Smodiš 7 दिन पहले
I am sorry, but how is USA such a cesspool and yet it's people continually claim that it's the best country in the world?
dusttracks 7 दिन पहले
Yes, the subject matter is serious and often appalling, but this is one of LWT's funniest segments, along with Alex Jones and Brexit II. "It. Will be. A Shitshow."
DAK TOE 7 दिन पहले
Only in the south.
Starscribe 8 दिन पहले
America, the richest country in africa.
Spencer Dickson
Spencer Dickson 8 दिन पहले
The main take away I took from This is small town southerners are crooked and borderline retarded
Ricky Boii
Ricky Boii 9 दिन पहले
The US is transforming into a third world country
Willy Beamish
Willy Beamish 9 दिन पहले
Andrew Gelman
Andrew Gelman 9 दिन पहले
anyone else notice the guy at 4:00 and 11:18 are the same, despite listing two different positions in two different states?
The Crafty Cyborg
The Crafty Cyborg 10 दिन पहले
When my little brother died, we knew why- he died in the throes of a status grande mal seizure. But as he was on several experimental meds and his brain damage was the result of a malpractice, he had to have a full autopsy. We got his remains less than 2 weeks later, in time for the funeral, but it was *18 MONTHS* before the autopsy results were released. After hearing the woman’s story of struggling due to not getting life insurance funds in a timely fashion, I wonder if my parents also had to wait and thus pay for those massive hospital bills on their own- I’m betting they did.
Nathan Matusek
Nathan Matusek 10 दिन पहले
"#godisgood" BURN!
sistakia33 11 दिन पहले
You should probably feed your dog better dog food or at least "some" dog food so he doesn't eat the organs of people like Hannibal Lecter! Next your dog will demand fava beans!
Allan Stokes
Allan Stokes 11 दिन पहले
Disappointing economics. Life expectancy is 70+ years. We're looking at $200-$300 per capita over a normal lifetime, to investigate a small fractions of deaths. Not huge, but not insignificant, either.
Gnome de Plume
Gnome de Plume 10 दिन पहले
Govt spends trillions on making people dead, least they could do is set a bit more aside for peeps after they dead
Allan Stokes
Allan Stokes 11 दिन पहले
I thought he was going to say "moist" not "molest" and it would have been so much better. "Yay! Daddy brought home a new moist!"
MegumiMary 11 दिन पहले
As a fan of the show Forever that joke is one I've made myself :p
LB2007 11 दिन पहले
Hugh Mungo Grant! lol The other person who should definitely publicize his middle name is former special counsel Robert Mueller
Jeff Bristow
Jeff Bristow 12 दिन पहले
In our county the coroner is one of the local undertakers. He actually does a surprisingly good job at it.
SystemsOverSymptoms VisionWithVenture
SystemsOverSymptoms VisionWithVenture 12 दिन पहले
That ending, though. Brilliant.
Jess C.
Jess C. 12 दिन पहले
Parcels is clearly mentally challenged. Doesn't excuse anything he's done but that guy is straight-up retarded.
Jadzia Lightowler
Jadzia Lightowler 13 दिन पहले
Just bring in Olivia Moore am I right?
Annie Johnson
Annie Johnson 13 दिन पहले
Wow. This guy is in Johnson County, KS? And they call us in Wyandotte ghetto?!? I call bullshit...
guthax30 13 दिन पहले
i think in the American south the system is basically a trailer with a floor-drain in it. Whenever they get a body the Sherif/mayor/treasurer/beet farmer/coroner just goes in there and pins a post-it note to the body that says "some nigger did it".
A 14 दिन पहले
remember how the sheriffs in Making a Murderer blocked the coroner from looking at Theresa Halbach's remains? And they threatened her when she told them it was law to let the coroner see any body found by the police.
Alex 14 दिन पहले
You listen here, Squirt is fucking delicious!
Omri D
Omri D 16 दिन पहले
21:17 you sure about that Tracy, Walmart been kinda hot lately
EverettBurger 16 दिन पहले
In high school, I had a classmate whose dad was the state medical examiner (New Hampshire). He mentioned that people were upset that he was the highest paid state employee (as opposed to a college football coach, I guess). His reply was that in his role, he was a medical doctor, lawyer, and expert witness rolled into one.
Alex Spevak
Alex Spevak 16 दिन पहले
Mungo. Confirmed. Just checked 😏
kangaxx 17 दिन पहले
5:36 Pigdemont!
CLP 17 दिन पहले
Quincy, M.E. used to be my favorite show. I;m glad to know he wasn't just a god damn moonlighting hairdresser.
likira111 17 दिन पहले
"Smart is always better when it's coupled with..." ohh "sexy" GROAN
Dee Cross
Dee Cross 17 दिन पहले
Get it? 'Cause they're _women_ !
MrShelbyGTman 17 दिन पहले
He's dead apparently. Also, despite his license being revoked he is still listed as being a doctor: www.findagrave.com/memorial/118088751/charles-w_-harlan
Christopher Builder
Christopher Builder 18 दिन पहले
What an amazing country. 🇺🇸
Bob l'éponge
Bob l'éponge 18 दिन पहले
Shady Shawn must be the guy from this story "A girl's unusual medical condition led to the discovery that the boy she'd been intimate with had been having sex with (or eating) corpses. "
Maxinator Prime
Maxinator Prime 19 दिन पहले
9:28 2020?
Bmac1968 Ireland68
Bmac1968 Ireland68 19 दिन पहले
This is @#$% unbelievable, will this country every come out of the dark ages wtf
Hibou Owll
Hibou Owll 19 दिन पहले
So, now we know wht the Lockness Monster asked for Tree Fitty.
vladimir cruz
vladimir cruz 19 दिन पहले
That's sick.
frank doster
frank doster 20 दिन पहले
Americans are too busy killing people in wars to bother with autopsy.
kamenkewl 20 दिन पहले
as a well timed related story, apparently a coroners office was shut down after the workers there were found to be using the bodies for arts and crafts ala human centipede or dr. frankenstein. they described finding things like "a metal bucket filled with male genitals" or "multiple women's faces sewn onto one head" so yeah, if your coroners office seems too cheap to be true, it probably is.
ankhi3 20 दिन पहले
The most dangerous part for those institutions is probably the vicious cycle that can occu: they are underfunded so they perform worse therefore they get a bad image which results in them getting less funding.
Gio Lag
Gio Lag 21 दिन पहले
Whenever outsourcing and private contractors are involved quality and results go downhill
TheMrsar28 21 दिन पहले
In the UK, you have to be a qualified lawyer to be able to become a coroner.
Tiaan Strauss
Tiaan Strauss 21 दिन पहले
Founding fathers warned about govt tyranny. 2A is there for a reason....shoot the cops! 🤘
Kaneda Shotaro
Kaneda Shotaro 22 दिन पहले
That is really a HUUUUUGE problem
joel dawson
joel dawson 22 दिन पहले
Yeh yeah... do rape kits next. Thousands and thousands unprocessed.
Shayla McGrady
Shayla McGrady 22 दिन पहले
And NOW you have your answer to how people "accidentally" die in small town, police dept jail cells.
caro vogel
caro vogel 23 दिन पहले
Should not have been eating watching this
informitas 0
informitas 0 23 दिन पहले
This is just sad. Glad it's not like that here in Scandinavia.
DJDevon3 23 दिन पहले
21:00 cue the Idiocracy voice. Welcome to the 21st century. :/
TheHeroOfTomorrow 24 दिन पहले
"Humungo" Grant.
Rob Bradley
Rob Bradley 24 दिन पहले
Does anyone else find John Oliver painfully unfunny and self congratulatory? I put up with him in these videos because the subject matter is always so interesting. But they would actually be better without the awkward jokes and forced banter, and just delivered as straight editorial pieces. I respect his work ethic and hustle to get his own mainstream US talk show but he really reminds me of someone who got there on grit and determination and not comedic talent. He is very cringe worthy. Just wondered how everyone else feels about him. Plus, I am british if that counts for anything, haha
Mikhael37 25 दिन पहले
The United States has become a country of knaves who simply don't give two shits about the common good...
tompraeger 25 दिन पहले
A Dr. Shelly who mistreats organs and no Frankenstein joke?
lhia0416 27 दिन पहले
1:25 as a Bruin, I approve this message.
Eric Hanson
Eric Hanson 28 दिन पहले
I have decided that I don't want to ever die, and now that that's settled, I won't need to deal with the ridiculously fucked up system of medical examinations/coronations.
Rusty Patch
Rusty Patch 28 दिन पहले
This Georgia coroner has a side job of paranormal investigator. She wrongly blamed a death on natural causes when there was blood found everywhere in the apartment of a dead man. The funeral home employee found the stab wounds in the neck of the dead man. www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/07/25/ray-neal-death-natural-causes-stab-wounds-funeral-home/?utm_term=.c6119700869f
Stop the madness Please
Stop the madness Please महीने पहले
What the actual fuck America?!
just1desi महीने पहले
Heeeyyy I loved forever. It was really good
SUPERchakalaka1 महीने पहले
To be fair that guy's mouth looks like a partly healed wound. No wonder he didn't answer.
Andrew Benestante
Andrew Benestante महीने पहले
Since when does Tracy Morgan have a Oscar?
Kevin G Conroy
Kevin G Conroy महीने पहले
How did this system start
Kevin G Conroy
Kevin G Conroy महीने पहले
The best medical examiner programme was Quincy.
Mather Focker
Mather Focker महीने पहले
Parcells’ drunk. Drinking piss, squirt, and vodka in that cup.
Mather Focker
Mather Focker महीने पहले
‘Tis the reason why so many cases are unsolved. Well, at least we have GEDMatch to compensate for incompetence.
Mather Focker
Mather Focker महीने पहले
9:42 Nobody better lay a finger on my better butterfinger.
Fuzion180 महीने पहले
This guy is from Birmingham!? no way, never actually watched a show of his so never heard him speak lol but always thought he was American going by his chat show being over there. Didn't see that coming!
kate baxter
kate baxter महीने पहले
Was watching a program of a true crime. The coroner stated that the person died of a heart attack. The undertaker pointed out the bullet in the back of the head of the corpse. Do you notice that all these bad examples are all in the Republican states??
H2O Just Add Water was the weirdest show...
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