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'Daily Show' Offers Souvenir Plates of UK Rioters' Attack on Royals (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Dec 14th 2010 8:00AM
John Oliver Offers Souvenir Riot Plates on 'Daily'British comedian John Oliver understands Americans: He knows we are obsessed with his country's royal family. Yes, there's that whole engagement thing. But given that 'The Daily Show' (weeknights, 11PM ET on COM) is (largely) a political program, he's more likely to focus on London's student riots over tuition fees. But riots plus royal family? Gold mine.

"You're probably watching these historic riots and thinking, 'Wow, Camilla Parker Bowles' expression was absolutely priceless. Is there any way that I could preserve that memory for a lifetime?'" he joked.

Yes we can! Oliver and Olivia Munn proceeded to, er, sell "a selection of individually numbered commemorative plates" featuring Bowles' and Prince Charles' reactions to protesters attacking their car. The prize piece displays Bowles' shocked mug in a moment utterly lacking in royal refinement.

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