Olympics Has Fallen

  • Aired:  02/10/14
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Russian officials cite bathroom surveillance video evidence in disputing reports of unsatisfactory living conditions at the Sochi Olympic Games. (3:42)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WHOA.

WELCOME TO "THE DAILY SHOW".

I'M JON STEWART.

I HAVE A GOOD ONE FOR YOUTONIGHT.

MY GUEST TONIGHT WE HAVE YOUR TYBURRELL.

TY BURRELL IS ON THE PROGRAMBEST KNOWN FOR MODERN FAMILY BUTDID

YOU KNOW HE ALSO PLAYS A TIMETRAVELING DOG?

GUY HAS RANGE.

THE BIG NEWS THE SOCHI OLYMPICGAMES BEGAN THIS WEEKEND

WITH THE POMP PAGEANTRY ANDNOSTALGIA FOR DEHUMANIZING

INDUSTRIAL COLLECTIVIZATIONENDING WITH THE RUSSIANCHAMPIONS RUNNING

THE 1,000 METER OLYMPIC TORCHLIGHTING --

[LAUGHTER]AND THEY ARE -- THEY ARE RUNNING

TO LIGHT THE TORCH AND THEN ITJUST GETS FURTHER AND FURTHER

AND -- THEY ARE RUNNING TOTHE --

[LAUGHTER]THE -- LIGHT IS

GOING TO GO OUT.

A NOTE TO AFFILIATES WE'LL GOLONG ON ACCOUNT OF THE RUNNING

WE'LL CHECK BACK IN LATER.

TEAM USA WON ITS FIRST GOLD INTHE EVENT OF BUSTAGE WHEN THE

AMERICAN BOBSLEDDER JOHNNYQUINN SCORED IN THE ONE METERDOOR HOLE THAT HE HAD TO CREATEBECAUSE

HE COULDN'T GET OUT OF THEPOORLY CONSTRUCTED BATHROOM.

THEY MADE THE BATHROOM AND HECOULDN'T GET OUT OF IT.

IT WAS A HUGE UPSET THOUGH.

GOLD WAS EXPECTED TO GO TO THEKOOL AID MAN.

KOOL AID MAN HAS TO SETTLE FORSILVER.

MANY STORIES OF SOCHI'SUNCOMPLETED AND UNSAFEFACILITIES

BUT THIS ONE HAS TO BE MYFAVORITE.

>> MY HOTEL HAS NO WATER.

IF RESTORED THE FRONT DESK SAYSDO NOT USE ON YOUR FACE BECAUSE

IT CONTAINS SOMETHING VERYDANGEROUS.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: AND IF IT'S ALL THE

SAME TO YOU, WE'D RATHER NOTTELL YOU WHAT THAT VERY

DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE IS.

WHO DOESN'T LIST -- WHO SAYSIT'S GOT DANGEROUS THINGS AND

DOESN'T SAY WHAT IS IN THERE?

DANGEROUS LIKE EX-LAX OR ACID?

NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE IT'SWATER WITH A DOUBLE BLACK

DIAMOND RATING.

THAT IS NEVER -- EXPERTS ONLY.

BUT I DON;T THINK ANYONE ISSTICKING THEIR FACE IN THATCLOUDY AMBER

LIQUID.

YOU KNOW WHAT THAT STUFF LOOKSLIKE.

>> TAP WATER THE COLOR OF BEER.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: OKAY.

[ LAUGHTER ]SURE, BEER.

THAT'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.

AND NOT WHAT BEER BECOMES.

[ LAUGHTER ]RUSSIAN OFFICIALS THOUGH WERE

QUICK TO DEFEND THEIR TOXIC TAPPISS.

>> RUSSIA IS NOT TAKING THECRITICISM WELL CLAIMING ITS

OLYMPIC IMAGE IS BEINGDELIBERATELY ATTACKED BY

JOURNALISTS.

WE HAVE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROMTHE HOTELS THAT SHOWS PEOPLE

TURN ON THE SHOWER, DIRECT THENOZZLE AT THE WALL AND LEAVE THE

ROOM FOR THE WHOLE DAY.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: TWO QUICK THINGS: ONE

THAT DOESN'T REALLY ADDRESS THECURIOUS AND APPARENTLY

DANGEROUS YELLOWNESSOF THE WATER AND NUMBER TWO WHENYOU'RE MOUNTING A

DEFENSE OF YOUR COUNTRY'SOLYMPIC PREP, I WOULD LEAVE OUTTHE PART WHERE

YOU SAY YOU HAVE CAMERAS INEVERYONE'S BATHROOM.

[ LAUGHTER ]LISTEN I -- THEY ARE LYING.

EVERYONE IS LYING BECAUSE I TELLYOU THIS -- THEY ARE LYING I

KNOW THAT THEIR ROOMS ARE NICEBECAUSE I'M UNDER THE BED WHENYOU ARE SLEEPING.

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