John Oliver References Phish On ‘Last Week Tonight’

By Andy Kahn Oct 31, 2016 7:58 am PDT

HBO’s weekly news commentary program Last Week Tonight aired a segment on school segregation on last night’s episode. Host John Oliver slipped in a reference to Phish and their dedicated fans while examining the issue concerning education.

Oliver teasingly compared funding for schools to the obsessive nature of Phish’s fans and their tendency to attend multiple shows. The dig comes at about 6:30 in the below video shared by the program, watch:

Phish wraps their four-night Halloween Run in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight. A webcast is available via Livephish.com.

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