Thailand feat. Rip Taylor

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In memory of Rip Taylor, please enjoy this very silly segment from 2015, in which he helped us resolve an intractable problem involving Thailand and Hitler.


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Oct 9, 2019




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Explorer FMzDXX121
25 years old Thai here. I hate Hitler since I was a kid. Because I know what he and Nazi party did during WWII. The Thai people who worship Hitler are just a bunch of vocal minority though. PS. I grown up in Thailand.
BadGamer 18 days ago
Not for nothing, but that hitlertubby shirt is hilarious.
RIP Rip Taylor, dude was fucking hilarious.
Fred Blonder
Fred Blonder 25 days ago
While using Hitler to advertise laxatives and putting his face on teletubby shirts comes across as offensive to us, I’m picturing him in Hell, watching all this and having a seizure as Göring tries to calm him.
Josh Bosch
Josh Bosch Month ago
well his name is quite fitting now...
BD will
BD will Month ago
I live in Thailand and yes, It was really suck
Saniya 666
Saniya 666 Month ago
please upload high resolution picture of stay up late by brian swords, i'm want to use it as wallpaper for my computer, please please please. I love that painting
Chi Phan. D
Chi Phan. D Month ago
google katyn massacre
A P Month ago
Rip Taylor was adorable. RIP sir
Shinkajo 2 months ago
Thailand is a backwards shithole, what a surprise
wehrmacht prosperity
Thailand was never a western colony.🤭🤭🤭
wehrmacht prosperity
I am Thailand, I like the German leaders more than France, the German leaders take revenge on France for me, France attacks my country and my country loses territory to France.
BKKarmstrong 3 months ago
Dammit Slur 😂
Apisit yamamoto
Apisit yamamoto 3 months ago
พวกปัญญาอ่อนว่าแต่ประเทศอื่น เอาโควิสไปแดกส่ะ
Yada K
Yada K 4 months ago
Ok, so. I would like to clarify that yes, it is fucking weird that most people in the Thai society would even find him "cool". But most of the context of the "Hitler" obsession is actually to criticize the Thai military government. It is meant to represent the oppression and deny of humans rights Thai citizens feel. In my view, the sign of Hitler is actually saying, "Hitler is not dead yet". I feel like because of the Thai law and how the military uses it to oppress people, some people had to get creative and use it as a satire. It is fucked up that they used Hitler, make jokes about it, and looking chummy with the idea of "cool" Hitler. But it's even more fucked that the law denies the basic human right such as freedom of speech where people "Had" to get creative to criticize the government and the monarchy.
J C 4 months ago
Weird. Rip Taylor died 3 days before this was posted
Molotera 5 months ago
Wheres the segment of Oliver criticzing the Thai monarchy? I just read it on wikipedia
Tatum Metzger
Tatum Metzger 5 months ago
my opinion of thailand is vERY different than it was before i watched this??
Jackie Johnson
Jackie Johnson 5 months ago
Okay, but the Hitler laxative ad is actually fucking amazing 😂
M H 5 months ago
I'm pretty certain the actual Adolf Hitler of WWII infamy would be absolutely pissed and genocide the hell out of Thailand for making light of him, with or without knowing they're doing it..although I think he might like the Thai nazi parade... Just saying... Doesn't make it ok..
Ariel Valsagna
Ariel Valsagna 5 months ago
What about married Jews...? Why the specificity, I wonder...
armonii army
armonii army 5 months ago
I'm Thai. I'm sorry that my English is strange because I use Google Translate. I know Hitler But why do I have to hate him like the West ? Hitler did not massacre people in Thailand. Did not attack Thailand. And at that time, Thailand has diplomatic relations with Germany are good, too. At that time I should hate the Japanese invading Thailand more than Hitler. But.....I also don't hate Japan very much. Because after the Japanese landing shortly. The governments of both countries shook hands as a Partner. Finally ... for the country that I hate the most is English and French for sure Because hunting for the settlement of both countries caused Thailand to lose a lot of land.
Caitie Regan
Caitie Regan 3 months ago
Because he killed millions of people. I mean I get that it might seem distant, but that should bother anyone.
ill stand by while thailand will google genocide and war crimes+asia
stefan shumaker
stefan shumaker 6 months ago
stefan shumaker
stefan shumaker 6 months ago
I believe Trump is a supporter
TheHighNoonSaloon 6 months ago
"slur" really yikes
yates Coates
yates Coates 6 months ago
People of Thailand watch all kinds of atrocities committed by powerful politicians on the world like Hitler, Churchill, Stalin, Mao Tze Tung etc. We can go along that Churchill is a good guy because he is the victor. But whoever sincerely think Churchill is better than Hitler, please read more history. Concentration camp? Just ask Indian people of Bengal. So stop imposing your prejudice on us. We don't even care much of how the Palestinian are suffering TODAY in Western-sponsored concentration camp, in the GAZA/West Bank. And you are asking us to worry about some very bad thing which happen 75 years back? We mostly stay politically quiet, so please afford us this small amusement.
‎Meszerr 6 months ago
Rip Taylor RIP
Daniel Campbell
Daniel Campbell 7 months ago
I still enjoy the show for its entertainment value, but it can't be trusted when it comes to factual reporting. I remember them making quite a few false claims in the "Medical Bias" episode that really shocked me. Saying that there "obviously aren't" physical differences between the races is not only ignorant, but dangerous. I thought we could trust this show, but clearly we can't. And while some people might say, "But they only made that one mistake". Maybe, that we know of. That's the thing with reporting. Either you can trust them completely, or not at all. If they lied/misinformed to you once, there's no way tell if they are doing it about other things as well. If a GOOD journalist makes a mistake, they print a redaction to make sure everyone knows. But this show has made mistakes and never addresses them.
Krydolph 7 months ago
I just have to say... If you are that keen on telling me that you have never killed a jew, I can't stop wondering who it was you killed, because, let face it, when you are being that specific about who you didn't kill, you have killed!
AbsolX Guardian
AbsolX Guardian 7 months ago
I don't know if the fact Czechoslovakia really was occupied by the Nazis makes the reality tv show better or not.
tipsydave 7 months ago
They don't probably have disease-infested concentration camps - like the one that killed Anne Frank - still operating today, like some nations i could name
Klaus Schutle
Klaus Schutle 7 months ago
R.I.P RIP Taylor
Dave Arreola
Dave Arreola 7 months ago
We all know Thailand would have been almost completely cleansed 😉 so it's pretty hilarious they look up to Nazis lol.
Victor Persson
Victor Persson 7 months ago
R.I.P Rip Taylor. I had never heard of you before this. But i love you already after watching this...
Pongsatorn Salwala
Pongsatorn Salwala 7 months ago
The world history aren’t given much attention here. In Grade 1-9 (Yes, 9 years), we were taught with propagandized history of Thailand created by the military. They depicted countries like Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, even Vietnam to be the bad guys. A lot of history outside my country usually placed in high school and university level. That’s why Hitler became a joke around here.
Alex Cio
Alex Cio 7 months ago
Woooow, this is so freaky! Wondering what people in thailand think about this thing!
Yammy Crow
Yammy Crow 7 months ago
Let me tell you one thing. In Thailand, they never teach about how bad WWl or WWll is or how bad Hitler was. Thailand history class teach only how great they are ...and how they repeatedly defeat other countries who invade them. That's all they taught their children! cause I am one!
Self Assembly
Self Assembly 7 months ago
John did a Nazi salute at the end ! LOL
juicy water
juicy water 7 months ago
Stop offense other country please You are number one
Thomas Ford
Thomas Ford 8 months ago
Could you imagine how Hitler would react if he could see how the world depicts him today.
Thomas Ford
Thomas Ford 8 months ago
Why did Hitler have to ruin the Charley Chaplin moustache?
Hiroyuki Heisosumi
Hiroyuki Heisosumi 8 months ago
R.I.P. Genie
Sopon Suree
Sopon Suree 8 months ago
Lol. They don’t understand the magnitude of what they are doing. They need to be educated on this topic. I know because I’m from there!
Leo Keupp
Leo Keupp 8 months ago
A couple of impressions: I worked in a school in Thailand. When I told the students I`m from Germany, one child asked me if I know about Hitler. ...Ehm, yes, I do. And Germans don`t like him. Why, he asked. Well... he killed a lot of people, though..... Later that evening I went to some Kind of market with some friends. One guy sold cloths… One with a fcking huge Nazisymbol. You wanna buy that?, a friend asked. ...No, I don`t. ...WTF`s wrong with you?
K Pencil
K Pencil 8 months ago
Christ on a wheel!
Rattasit Wanichpan
Rattasit Wanichpan 8 months ago
Insult word from a guy that live in a country that make fun of a Buddah , A queen of england etc., And also make alot of movie that have Hitler as a joke, Good compare funny man.
Ash Mac
Ash Mac 8 months ago
What did Hitler think about Thailand?
Solar Satan
Solar Satan 8 months ago
Ok that show isnt that poor taste
Kyle Bowles
Kyle Bowles 9 months ago
I love Rip Taylor :)
Leia Jiang
Leia Jiang 9 months ago
My friend told me this story, a kid in art class was told paint the flag in. Kid askes: "is any flag ok?" Teacher:"yes" Kid draws a faucking swastika. My friend:?????
Bthsr71 9 months ago
Have you fixed this shit yet Thailand?
JdK 52
JdK 52 9 months ago
What's to fix? Thai people aren't sensitive like you are.
Many VicedGod
Many VicedGod 9 months ago
6:05 best sign off wave ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sarai Noble
Sarai Noble 9 months ago
I feel ashamed that I’d never heard of Rip Taylor before he died
Piero Sanchez
Piero Sanchez 9 months ago
John ending the show with a nazi salute?!
Kaden Mcentire
Kaden Mcentire 9 months ago
Vendula Marešová
Vendula Marešová 9 months ago
I live in Czech Republic-how did I not seen that tv show? I need to go watch it right now... In all seriousnes, we czech have dark humor and by dark I mean really, really dark and that include making fun of Hitler, religion(it doesn´t really matter what the religion in question is) besides that tv show obviously didn´t cause too much atention in Czechia, I don´t know anybody who watched it and I doubt that a lot of people did. Out public television(in the fottage you can see it aired on station ct1) experiments with genres a lot and given that we mostly set our tv shows and movies and movies in the time period between First republic and 1989 this was simply bound to happened sonner or later.
Poptarts They Allude me
I get maybe they're just not consienscious of it as much but whyyyy? Why??? I guess his likeness is recognisable so it's easy marketing and it's just not as big a deal there so it's not as risky. Apparently so not risky though, everybody started doing it. The nazi themed Christian march seems likes it's way over the line though....
poyzianful 10 months ago
And now we have panda John Oliver face T-shirt as well. We knew who is Hitler and We don't give a shit 😂
Kelly M
Kelly M 10 months ago
RIP Rip 😢
Ruth V
Ruth V 10 months ago
Charles Chaplin
j v
j v 10 months ago
To be fair, most Westerners are not familiar with the Khmer Rouge. But you wouldn't be surprised if Hollywood made a movie out of it and end up probably where one would get their information about it. Granted, Hitler started WW2. But still, Thailand wasn't part of WW2 and they had their own problems to deal with. I'm torn.
Anantha Krishnan
Anantha Krishnan 10 months ago
(Disclaimer: Below comment is not written to offend any community or any race) HITLER is known for different things in different parts of the world: (No offense) I can understand why its difficult for Europeans and Americans to digest this fact - ----------because History is different in different parts of the world. For example in India, many people don't oppose if not support Hitler cause he provided some firepower to Indian freedom fighters during Independence struggle (I hope you guys understand what I am implying). And when it comes to Thailand - they don't really care, cause its not their history.
Anantha Krishnan
Anantha Krishnan 10 months ago
@Raw Vid Maybe true, after all, it's all assumption based - cause history is written by those who win the war.
Raw Vid
Raw Vid 10 months ago
Actually Hitler never provided fire or manpower to India. Bose recruited Indian students in Germany for his liberation army. This fact is just a cover up for people to admire a fascist.
Christoph Tungersleben
K. Kitthiphong
K. Kitthiphong 10 months ago
You do not study Thai history Why would Thai people study the history of foreigners? Making imitation news You go to see in Thailand. Most people are chasing dictatorship soldiers.
K. Kitthiphong
K. Kitthiphong 10 months ago
You all think too much. Most Thai people do not know. This symbol is similar to the amulet of China. Thai people definitely don't like dictators. They just don't know the meaning of that symbol. Insulting or insulting should investigate the truth clearly
Rev. Pop
Rev. Pop 10 months ago
Rev. Pop
Rev. Pop 10 months ago
There's no proof of Hitler's date of death
devtrev85 10 months ago
Rip Taylor made the video for me.
Christopher Justice
Christopher Justice 10 months ago
Hitler would’ve killed the Thais. What the hell is wrong with that country?
Shuyu 10 months ago
..what? lol fucking idiots
Seer 10 months ago
I am Thai. It’s true that world history is not crucial in Thailand. However it’s not every circumstances in world history which thai people ignore. Because in WWII, Thailand didn’t have a lot of participation in international politics. There’s a little effects to Thailand(in Thai’s opinion). Vice versa, some history ,such as, colonialism from European countries are always in people minds. Thai people know Hitler is dictator who cause genocide and holocaust, but what about the country where conquered around the earth, enslave people, stole resources from others? I know both are bad, but Thai people ain’t just interested it as much as Americans and other citizens who be affected from WWII.
The Thai revere Hitler in the same way people tend to revere powerful military leaders like Napoleon or Genghis Khan. If you're wondering, how can they neglect the holocaust, ask your self: How well known is, say, the genocide of East-Timor in Europe or North-America. Don't get me wrong - revering Hitler is inappropriate, but in the Asian context it isn't really that surprising. Revering powerful military leaders in general (no pun intended) is problematic, since about all of them did horrible things.
Margaret Rose, Duchess of Poughkeepsie
it's too funny and too disturbing at the same time. From Thais perspective they don't see Hitler as a real person (they know he is real) but western history is somewhat beyond their everyday life and they simple don't care much. People get to know Hitler from Hollywood films that painted him as a typically villain guy in the movie. For Thai Hitler is like another character from movie, let's say like Voldemort in Harry Potter or Darth Vader in Star Wars that's why they see Hitler in a part of Pop-culture icons. Thai thinks Hitler looks funny and unique as a movie's character but doesn't mean that Thais supports Nazi or like the idea of Nazi killing Jews or Aryan people is superior. Lacking of knowledge at all I don't agree because they do know about WWII very well they suffered from it too but neglecting of history very much.
Get0ffmylawn 11 months ago
To their credit... the Hitler:Release the Demon billboard is brilliant for a laxative ad
Arpandeep Singh
Arpandeep Singh 11 months ago
I have been to thailand but never saw a hitler tshrt before. I am surprised.
Roach DoggJR
Roach DoggJR 11 months ago
OK, something happened in Thailand during the 1940s and I wasn't told in school.
Justin L
Justin L 11 months ago
They just don't understand world history like other countries do. I went to Thailand in the military and one of our guys was African American. He was called the N-word several times, but not in a ill way. They just honestly didn't know it was a bad word. Culture is just different there lol.
Melinda Dunn
Melinda Dunn 11 months ago
Now I want to draw a Rip Taylor Teletubby!
God Father
God Father 11 months ago
Please do not look at us in a pessimistic way! Wearing a T-shirt with Hitler's face doesn't mean that the person has to support the dictator. For some people it may be implied not to forget this person what he has done. Believe me. In the next 50 years, there will be shirt makers of the North Korean leaders in Thailand.
egon2012 Year ago
I thought he was going to say Charlie Chaplin
Chelimo Birir
Chelimo Birir Year ago
When you realize Jon has great capacity to be a Hitler impersonater
Sai Amaru
Sai Amaru Year ago
Wait, I'm from Thailand. I always thought that we know Hitler's history, but it's just something that seems far away that Thais aren't aware about the seriousness of his image. To be honest though, I live in Thailand, and I never see those posters and the cartoons being shared around like that at all. That's weird.
JdK 52
JdK 52 9 months ago
It's for the best that Thai people aren't sensitive to issues like this. It's a handicap to the west.
dannafe Year ago
R.I.P., Taylor
Haxhe Haxhaj
Haxhe Haxhaj Year ago
wow Thailand nazi
Fearless & Far
Rip Taylor died 3 days before this aired. Google it. Damn.
Anonymous 9.9.9
Anonymous 9.9.9 24 days ago
So who are the colonists? 😑🇲🇫🇬🇧 England and France? The scum and America that killed the Indians and the Thais knew which was bad before? 😑💩🇲🇫🇬🇧🇺 🇸🤭
Hayan Imadi
Hayan Imadi 3 months ago
@620098756 they've got great marketers
620098756 Year ago
This is a reupload. The description said, "In memory of Rip Taylor, please enjoy this very silly segment from 2015, in which he helped us resolve an intractable problem involving Thailand and Hitler." It was more of a tribute video.
2:33 And to be even more fair, the same could be said about schools in the US teaching their own national history with little or no mention of things like the mormon extermination order from 1838 or the genocide on the native american population starting pretty much the moment Columbus set foot onto american soil and lasting till at least the 1850s.
Patrick Lai
Patrick Lai Year ago
CC Lewis
CC Lewis Year ago
Oh hey my great grandpa played that game show
Steven Wileman
What is this guy on? They judge everything by internet “research”! I have lived in Thailand for 4 years & never seen any Hitler tea or telly tubby t-shirts! I suggest he looks at the states a bit closer. So much Neo-Nazism etc in there back yard!
อุ้กๆๆ อั้กๆๆ
Yeah let's do a bunch of X rated Buddha videos!!! Buddha be sexin up the Bitches and beating the dudes down Jackie Chan style!!! RIP LIVES!!!!
Clockwork Kirlia
Rip Taylor seems really interesting, and really cool, and I really respect that Last Week Tonight reminded people about him like this. A man is not dead while his name is still spoken, as said by Terry Pratchett of course.
Mette Øksnebjerg
It is really not fair to the dog.
Justin Hamilton
Yo John what is with the teeth? I thought you fixed them mate, is this an old ep
Carl Hansen
Carl Hansen Year ago
I just read your comment in Bill Clinton's voice.
Riley Year ago
Can you name the atrocities committed by Mao Zedong? You can go on Amazon and buy shirts and posters with his face on them, this isn't really any different. Thais have no clue what Hitler represents, his image is only well known in Thailand because of his association with the Swastika, a symbol the Nazis borrowed from Buddhism.
Year ago
You've fallen for our collective hitler shitposting, farangs. 😂😂
Jesus Zepeda
Jesus Zepeda Year ago
The funnier part about the art clip is Hitler didn’t get into art school
S. Munro
S. Munro Year ago
If you call a puppy a bad boy, you get a bad boy.
Jason Ross
Jason Ross Year ago
This is genius... all our white supremacy idiots are gonna move to Thailand!! ( but they may come back with some bad fashion ) 🙄😂
1Mutton1 Year ago
I actually don't have a problem with this. Doing this actually disarms the power of the movement which still exists in small pockets today.
Majin Buu
Majin Buu Year ago
Agree with everything you said about Hitler shouldn't be idolize, but we are talking about history here. Not tommorow, not yesterday. You're talking about history? History? Can not blame us(as a Thai). I will give you all the list of Hitler like peple in HISTORY, again if we talking about HISTORY
Peerayu Kraiprayoon
So Fucking offcious!! Just Worry about Yourself and Your Nation Better. It 's Internal Affairs and you Should't Interfere with . We khow who is he? But why don't focus on Context or Situation they've Wear that , Such in Funny show , Decoration or Protest on Somethings Similar!! Like Dictatorial Government in own Country!! I think it Their Right to do . Stop Obtrusive Man!!
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