If there’s one thing John Oliver has really nailed, it’s taking a seemingly innocuous topic and showing just how grim the reality behind it can be.

Enter mobile homes. They may not be something you’ve ever given much thought to, but — as Oliver breaks down in the Last Week Tonight monologue above — there’s actually a lot more to this seemingly-affordable housing option than meets the eye.

As is often the case with Oliver’s choice of topic, big businesses are the enemy here — and they get well and truly roasted in the parody commercial (starring The Good Place‘s D’Arcy Carden) that features right at the end. Read more…

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