WATCH: Stewart Skypes into ‘Daily Show’ from Mideast

Jon Oliver has been temporarily replacing everyone’s favorite Jewish fake news show host, Jon Stewart, on the "Daily Show."

By JTA
July 1, 2013 16:36
Jon Stewart via Skype

Jon Stewart Skype. (photo credit: JTA)

No matter how much “Daily Show” fans are enjoying Jon Oliver, it’s impossible not to miss the man he’s temporarily replacing: Everyone’s favorite Jewish fake news show host, Jon Stewart.

Thursday evening, we were treated to a virtual visit from Stewart, who was Skyped in from the Middle East. He’s there, Oliver explained, “searching for a treasure based on a map he found on the back of the constitution.” Oh wait, that was a joke—he’s actually there directing his first film.

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Stewart was just as funny as ever, although he did look a bit different thanks to his new beard. “I didn’t grow it,” Stewart said. “When you get off the plane in the Middle East, they give it to you like the Hawaiians give you a lei.”

Check out the funny, sweet, and surprisingly sentimental clip.



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