Keegan-Michael Key and John Oliver Play Very Honest Used Car Dealers on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver explains how “buy-here-pay-here” subprime auto lenders trick people into spending ridiculous amounts of money and trap them with huge debts they can’t afford. “Theoretically, it is a good thing that car dealers lend money to people who can’t get financing elsewhere, but in practice, these dealerships can trap people with few options into paying vastly more than a car is worth,” Oliver says. “It’s just one of many ways in which when you are poor everything can be more expensive.” With some help from Keegan-Michael Key and Bob Balaban, Oliver highlighted the truth behind buy-here-pay-here dealers with the brand new ad for Crazy Johnny’s Used Cars and their not-so-affordable deals: “Don’t do the actual math on that. Try and think of it at home like this: Act now, and this car will affect every financial decision you make for the best part of the next decade. And that is a Crazy Johnny promise!”

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