Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart returns to "The Daily Show"

The comedian reflects on his summer in Jordan and gets caught up on what he missed in America

Prachi Gupta
September 4, 2013 5:22PM (UTC)

Jon Stewart has returned to his rightful place as host of "The Daily Show" after he took a 12-week hiatus to direct his first film, "Rosewater," in Jordan. "The Daily Show" celebrated the occasion with a sketch starring interim host John Oliver, correspondent Jessica Williams and Stephen Colbert:

Stewart reflected on his experiences in the Middle East, saying "I am so excited to be back. I learned a lot of things summer. One, I learned I have the beard of a 90-yar-old prospector. I learned that I am western, because for all that I appreciated and learned about the culture that I was immersed in -- boy, I'm western." The comedian also thanked his staff and crew, and pulled an overeager Oliver out on stage to catch Stewart up on the events he missed in America:


Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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