Animal Crossing: New Horizons appears on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The Late Night Show genre is always trying to determine the most popular topics of the moment, in order to appeal to other types of audiences and also to vary the topics of conversation and comedy a little.

We’ve seen popular series like Sonic, Super Mario Bros. and Pokémon appear on these types of shows in the past, and the most recent to receive attention is none other than Animal Crossing: New Horizons, as a recent Last Week Tonight show with John Oliver featured a segment dedicated to the Nintendo Switch exclusive title.

If you don’t want spoilers, you can head straight to the video below. The short segment begins by earnestly explaining the danger of interacting with wild animals taken from their spaces and locked in cages, as they can breed and transmit diseases. A comparison is then made to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, where we constantly interact with all sorts of animals on a small island.

You can see for yourselves below: