“Dad has left…and now we have a stepdad. And he’s black”.
Trevor Noah decided to explain how he got the job. It was offered to Americans and women and since they rejected it, it is now covered by an immigrant. Just like all other American jobs.
He discussed the Pope, John Boehner and water being found on Mars. Topical.
He focused quite a bit on taking over from Jon Stewart, but as long as this is the only time they do it this hard, I think it worked well.
His report with the audience and his confidence on camera is proving that he is adequate to take over from Jon Stewart. Considering they’ve kept many of the same writers, the tone of the show remains and he delivers it as well as he possibly could. I’m impressed, and looking forward to more.