When "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" began three months ago, we wondered if the show could confidently deliver a commercial-free block of satirical news without ever feeling like a longwinded "Daily Show" retread. In a few short weeks, the HBO series stepped up to become a premier space for funny, unexpected, and real rants.

To commemorate Oliver's first 90 days as a go-to voice in a very familiar genre, take a look at 10 pieces that make "Last Week Tonight" seem like the freshest comedy hour on cable. We'll never look at Princess Peach the same way again.