"Does any of this have anything to do with the Olympics? No," said Oliver. "But did I just find out about it and need to tell somebody? Yes. Absolutely."
It wasn't all depressing stories, weird presidential facts, and high school poetry, though. Oliver highlighted some of the Olympics' most inspiring stories, including the refugee Olympic team and Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, whose story is harrowing and totally incredible.
Watch the Olympic segment above, and check out the episode's main story on the death print journalism below.