Jordan Klepper bid farewell to The Opposition Thursday night on Comedy Central by experiencing a brief pang of conscience and engaging in a “final fight.”
Klepper opened the broadcast by introducing a “threat” to his broadcast, a joke about the show’s cancellation. Later, the host introduced a final battle, saying, “All of America’s enemies are banging on my bunker door trying to take me off the air,” the late-night host said during his opening monologue. ‘Well, good luck, haters, I’m not going anywhere.” Though Klepper promised he was going to wait the enemies out, he lost patience and exited his desk, climbed a staircase and entered an empty field.
In a dream sequence, Klepper showed his “final fight” in which he faced off with “enemies” who wore T-shirts that read, “Deep State,” “MS-13,” “Failing NY Times,” “Traitor,” “Liberal Snowflake,” among others, in a grass field. After taking down the masked man with a “Deep State” tee on, Klepper yelled, “Witch hunt! No collusion,” paying homage to Trump’s catchphrase. Meanwhile Klepper struggled to take down his “feminist” enemy, who he dubbed as a “man hater.” Things also took a turn when Klepper then battled a masked Hillary Clinton.
At the end of his fight, a shot showed Klepper had been fighting imaginary opposers with a “lib slayer” sword the entire time. The episode ended with a farmer asking him why he had made such a mess in his field, and Klepper fleeing.
The Opposition premiered on Comedy Central on September 25, 2017 after Klepper worked as a Daily Show correspondent for three years, and was conceived as a parody of alt-right media like InfoWars. The cable network announced it was cancelling the series and picking up a new show starring Klepper, called Klepper, on June 15.
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