Jim Jefferies Doesn't Understand Americans

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  • Published on Jul 13, 2018
  • Jim talks about American things he doesn't quite understand, having a job at a young age, working the Filet-O-Fish station at McDonalds and he reveals why he eventually got fired.
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  • justin polk
    justin polk 5 hours ago

    Jim, LEAVE.

  • Bob Smith
    Bob Smith 10 hours ago

    Jim Jeffries doesn't seem to understand comedy either.

  • TheCashPeters
    TheCashPeters 13 hours ago

    Um, nickles don't have a five on them, nor do any other coins have their worth on them... Jimmy gone richtarded? 2:26 No Jimmy, no there's not

  • CB Glass III
    CB Glass III 19 hours ago

    Day/Month/Year seems fine to me. Then again, I'm used to it via the US Navy.

  • mushroom palladin

    this kimmel dude laugh and ask questions like he’s interested is so fake

  • Harvey Dodd
    Harvey Dodd 2 days ago

    Agreed on the metric system and the date format. But Celsius doesn’t make sense in everyday life. It makes sense in science and manufacturing, but people don’t live at the boiling point of water and they don’t stop living below the freezing point of water. People safely live between 0 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • tallxninja
    tallxninja 2 days ago

    lol netflix on subtitles is spelled netf lichlt

  • John Doe
    John Doe 2 days ago

    Really Jim? If you dont know the value difference between a Nickel or a Dime, step back from the cocaine for 5 seconds and Google it. It's 2018 after all. Ignorance is no longer an excuse.

    • Jimmy Draco
      Jimmy Draco Day ago

      Yeah. ;) I think other Countries just like complaining about America because they know the decisions they've made are worse than the ones we've made. At least most of ours make sense. ;) Take Pounds (Lbs) for example: Lbs refers to weight. And makes more sense as such. Yet, Some other Countries use this instead of saying Dollars. Or whatever. Its like they knew str8 out that the terms we came up with were better. But out of pride, they just had to be different. "You do it this way, so well do it another way!" Take the word "Police." Other Countries unnecessarily add an (IO) or an (IA) to the end of it. No need to add extra letters geniuses. Its fine the way it is. ;) Morons. lol!

  • pweter351
    pweter351 2 days ago

    He's better when he isn't pissed

  • Harley Quinn
    Harley Quinn 3 days ago

    if someone said something like this about Australia, or Britain, the foreign butthurt would be real in the comments.

  • Yolanda colorado
    Yolanda colorado 3 days ago

    So, can someone answer me this? Are the interview or topics somehow, rehearsed in a way, or guest just simply happen to be that good at answering questions? Just curious

    • WhateverForever
      WhateverForever 3 days ago +1

      Yes, they are rehearsed.
      They arrange what will be spoken about, and basic bullet points.
      It’s organised, but still allows for some improv.

  • Jae Lynn
    Jae Lynn 3 days ago

    It costs more to make a penny than they are worth, so someone is making a profit somehow to keep them.

  • Jae Lynn
    Jae Lynn 3 days ago

    I begrudgingly went to Chick-Fil-A tonight and they had a little table with a place setting for soldiers who died in war, a bible, and a sign explaining it. The only part I disagreed with was the claim that the Founding Father's wrote this is "one nation, under god."

  • Prem Srawan
    Prem Srawan 3 days ago

    I once ate at Chick-fil-A and it's good.. Better than the crappy MCDONALD and Burger King.

  • Pamela Konjevod
    Pamela Konjevod 4 days ago

    I have no idea who he is but I love him !

  • Michael Macintosh
    Michael Macintosh 4 days ago

    MICHAEL MACINTOSH FOR U.S. PRESIDENT, 2024

  • Kitty Jauregui-Hansen

    Yes, please tell them how stupid they are.

  • Xan Bell
    Xan Bell 4 days ago

    Anyone else notice how tanked he seems? Jimmy seems to be noticing.

  • Jeremy
    Jeremy 4 days ago

    Why was Jimmy so cringey in this interview? It’s awful... fake laugh, bad jokes, horrible questions

  • troubauk
    troubauk 4 days ago

    his teeth however are very american

  • Nellie K. Adaba
    Nellie K. Adaba 5 days ago

    Never heard of him before.

  • SelfReflective
    SelfReflective 5 days ago +1

    Both date formats are wrong: the only logical one is "year-month-day", the most important number first, and it also sorts well in digital systems.
    Btw..., when you give time, do you first give seconds, then minutes, and hours?? No, you say the most important digit first, hours. It should be the same with dates. Why the inconsistency?
    Now, it is assumed that we all know what year we are in. So, you omit the year, and give month and day, the 2. and 3. most important digit. Voila, you have the American date format.

  • Reever
    Reever 6 days ago

    What a freakin motor mouth Idiot. I apologise America. He should avoid interviews.

  • cmgbfbmp
    cmgbfbmp 6 days ago

    like if this guy isnt funny

  • cassiopee26
    cassiopee26 6 days ago +1

    I clicked on that Thumb up as soon as he said that if because children are picky eaters it's because of their parents' fault. Now that's some truth served here!

  • Callum Plant
    Callum Plant 7 days ago

    Aspestos lmao

  • kreion
    kreion 7 days ago

    that Kimmel fake laugh... Conan as well ... and Fallon

  • h l
    h l 8 days ago

    His shtick is about 'common sense' and he is wearing lipstick........?

  • Ralf Zaitsev
    Ralf Zaitsev 8 days ago

    Toooo many James hosting tv shows.. 😂😂😂

  • OhElvira
    OhElvira 8 days ago +1

    Americans have to use the dumbed down version of English. The metric system would blow their minds.

  • Brandon Brown
    Brandon Brown 8 days ago

    Actually there's no number on the dime..it just says one dime!

  • Jennifer Coleman
    Jennifer Coleman 8 days ago

    I love him

  • aerodaan
    aerodaan 8 days ago +1

    Finally somebody makes sense

  • Lukas Stratmann
    Lukas Stratmann 9 days ago

    NO! No! It should be *year* first, then month, then day! ISO 8601. I've memorized that number because the issue comes up so often, and because every time it comes up I want to show that person the corresponding XKCD comic: xkcd.com/1179/
    The reason "2018-08-05" is so much more useful (to me, as somebody who uses computers a lot), is that it makes sorting anything by date a lot easier. If you start file names with a date formatted like that, sorting by date becomes the same as sorting alphanumerically.

    • Bryan L
      Bryan L 6 days ago

      YES! THIS! I have hundreds of image files on my PC for my remote control hobby and they all start with the date like that so I know when I had what and when I upgraded something to have what. yyyy-mm-dd FTW!

  • Calum McIvor
    Calum McIvor 9 days ago

    Can’t stand Jim Jeffries

  • BlackRain
    BlackRain 9 days ago

    This was painful to watch.

  • George Boccanfuso
    George Boccanfuso 9 days ago

    Americans don’t understand Americans.

  • Mike G
    Mike G 9 days ago

    Jim has run out of funny.

  • Veritas Est Lux
    Veritas Est Lux 10 days ago

    This bloke is 100 times funnier than that Kimmel arse clown.

  • MegaDamo1984
    MegaDamo1984 10 days ago

    Americans are the most stupid people around

  • Blake Drake
    Blake Drake 10 days ago

    Used to love his underground comedy. More raw. Now it's sellout stuff. Basic stories.

  • julia912 d
    julia912 d 10 days ago

    I hate this guy. I don't think we should embrace him in America. I don't like that he's working here, or living here.

  • rolandet
    rolandet 11 days ago

    There's a lot of things Jim Jefferies doesn't understand. Like how not to steal jokes when doing shows abroad, or how not to repeat your old jokes in new shows.

  • Nemspy
    Nemspy 11 days ago +1

    I like the way he's comfortable enough in his Australianness to pronounce Fillet O' Fish the Australian/Commonwealth way and not translate himself for Americans.
    I found myself translating when I lived in the US. Now that I am back home in Australia it has taken me years to lose "cell phone" and I still haven't ditched "soda". Other words I use differently depending on whether I'm talking to Australians or my American wife -- "trash/rubbish" is an example here.

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 5 days ago

      I live in the States, and I feel the same, I to talk like Americans, moving from Belgium in 1994 up til now, until I move back. I prefer saying mobile phone.

  • Albert Tresslevic
    Albert Tresslevic 11 days ago

    When internation bitches meet

  • MediaCollege
    MediaCollege 11 days ago

    YYYY/MM/DD. It's unambiguous, doesn't conflict with any existing usage, it can seamlessly include time of day (Year:Month:Day:Hour:Min:Sec) and it's best for all computer-based uses from sorting files to software programming. Easy to implement, solves all problems, and is already an ISO standard.

  • RageGamer
    RageGamer 11 days ago

    Always wanted to know what a talk show would sound like with literally under 20 people in the audience.

  • holmeed
    holmeed 12 days ago

    Jim? I dont understand MURIKANS either!

  • Henrik Andersson
    Henrik Andersson 12 days ago

    Jim Jefferies just said it

  • Gustavo Rodriguez
    Gustavo Rodriguez 12 days ago

    He's like Rick Sanchez without the genius

  • Etan Plan
    Etan Plan 12 days ago +1

    Australians are awesome

  • Leo P
    Leo P 12 days ago

    Jim is usually real funny,but this was cringey...

  • Chris Gray
    Chris Gray 12 days ago

    Hmmm he seems nervous it's weird

  • The Walking Dead Songs

    oi steel steck to me guns

  • ethan young
    ethan young 13 days ago

    Fillida fish

  • Rob Ryno
    Rob Ryno 13 days ago

    Bok Bok Chicka Chicka Bok Bok Chickhead!

  • dyl flah
    dyl flah 13 days ago

    "if you don't try hard, they won't promote you, because you don't get more money you just get more responsibility".
    which is why socialism doesn't work.
    angry comments in 3..2..1..

    • Edgeofreason
      Edgeofreason 12 days ago

      dyl flah I'll bite. Compared to the USA, Australia is a socialist democracy. Australia has a higher standard of living, free healthcare, longer life expectancy, lower crime rate, 3 cities in the top ten of the most liveable cities in the world, the U.S. didn't make the cut. Finally Australia can send their kids to school without fear they will be gunned down.. You're right socialism doesn't work.......

  • Stiglitz Sky
    Stiglitz Sky 13 days ago

    Haha I like him

  • M
    M 13 days ago +2

    haha why so many dislikes. Are the americans here offended?

    • M
      M 4 days ago +2

      true

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 5 days ago +1

      Yes, I think they're offended, they like to criticise and other countries, but they don't like when other countries do the same thing.

  • Naji Lorde
    Naji Lorde 13 days ago

    conan wouldv handled him better

  • globalunderground247
    globalunderground247 14 days ago

    He wouldn't pass a breath test for alcohol or swab test for cocaine walking off stage here. Look at his pupils and listen to his speech. He also isn't funny.

  • darren knight
    darren knight 14 days ago

    those who's nose is longer than their prose knows how to create foes. a good stereo company is Bose.

  • Shee
    Shee 14 days ago +1

    Day/Month/Year is the only way to do it.

  • mathew wilson
    mathew wilson 14 days ago

    dickhead

  • kucam12
    kucam12 15 days ago

    I cannot stand Jimmy Kimmel talking. everything he says seems either forced or dumb. how he has a show is beyond me. I can't even stand him for the sake of a guest of his that I really like. wow.

  • neptune
    neptune 15 days ago

    3:00 exactly. Australians think like us English. rationaly, and normaly.

  • Admiral Aladeen
    Admiral Aladeen 16 days ago

    this is how i feel when i go to america

  • Tommy Mendenhall
    Tommy Mendenhall 16 days ago

    Unwatchable. The fakest of the fake.

  • Kieran Shae
    Kieran Shae 16 days ago

    chick-fil-a isn't even good why do people think it's good??

    • Haylei
      Haylei 14 days ago

      It's made with love! Although they're considered "fast food", they use meat that is never frozen. They marinate in pickle juice, hand-batter, and braise or pressure cook it in peanut oil - every day. Yum ♡ It's okay to have biased opinions, but, fact is.. they have a good system.

  • Megan G.
    Megan G. 16 days ago +1

    Love Jim both Jims. Any one else notice Kimmel white knuckling it until the last few seconds? LoL

  • Ton Ka
    Ton Ka 16 days ago

    Lol...best

  • PRO JaiRU
    PRO JaiRU 16 days ago

    jimmy kimmel is so cringe

  • The try hard Artist
    The try hard Artist 16 days ago

    Well the lesbians can't give you chicken we eat strictly fish

  • David Olandersson
    David Olandersson 16 days ago

    ISO 8601.

  • Milan Sekulic
    Milan Sekulic 17 days ago

    Jim always interrupts people interviewing him it's getting in my nerves and I love the guy

  • A S
    A S 17 days ago

    He can be pretty funny when he's not banging on about trump & politics all the time

  • Scott McGregor
    Scott McGregor 17 days ago

    He has a point about date format!

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 5 days ago

      I agree, that is why most of the time I go back to the European format (day, month, year).

  • Timothy Lynch
    Timothy Lynch 17 days ago

    Jim 'Social Justice' Jeffries

  • Bob Smithies
    Bob Smithies 18 days ago

    That was good

  • Grady Martin
    Grady Martin 18 days ago

    Jefferies and that idiot kimmel are just brain dead moronic snowflakes....useless

  • Ghangus Khaan
    Ghangus Khaan 18 days ago

    JIM JEFFERIES!!!!

  • Libertys Son
    Libertys Son 18 days ago

    Jefferies is not funny. Don't understand the appeal.

  • Looped Fruit
    Looped Fruit 18 days ago +1

    Thank you America for providing comedians with content!

  • Aaron Austin
    Aaron Austin 19 days ago +1

    Trump’s wall would keep these type of people out.

    • Tom Graham
      Tom Graham 16 days ago +1

      Aaron Austin he's not mexican

  • Chris Edmunds
    Chris Edmunds 19 days ago +1

    Canada doesn’t care either lol I worked at McDonald’s when I was 14

  • Rj Ilano
    Rj Ilano 19 days ago

    I wann agargle Jims privates

  • LoFi Hiphop Channel
    LoFi Hiphop Channel 19 days ago

    The "Hey Fella" joke was funny!
    Cause it's relatable... I'm very bad with names

  • Jones Jão
    Jones Jão 20 days ago

    Muricans

  • M B
    M B 20 days ago

    should be the year, the month, the day.. :P

  • MrJchristopher7
    MrJchristopher7 20 days ago +6

    the metric system needs to be adopted by everyone. it is just more accurate and it makes sense.

    • Tim Zimlich
      Tim Zimlich 3 days ago

      Did you know water freezes and boils at different pressure levels? Even the supposedly more precise metric system makes a simple common sense call in the way temperature is measured. if you wanted to be precise you would have to say 100 degrees celsius is the boiling point for water _at sea level_

    • Nellie K. Adaba
      Nellie K. Adaba 5 days ago

      Right

  • Evicka
    Evicka 20 days ago

    ok

  • Wiktor
    Wiktor 20 days ago

    New special was avarge tho.

  • Blackbird
    Blackbird 20 days ago

    "Can I swear?" after he's already been bleeped out twice .

  • Budget Hitman
    Budget Hitman 20 days ago

    The special is fantastic, see it, laugh at or with it he doesnt care.

  • dominionofme
    dominionofme 21 day ago

    He probably doesnt understand much to be frank. Im surprised people think hes even funny.

  • Don Princo
    Don Princo 21 day ago

    He reminds me of one of my Dad's mates.My mother couldn't stand him because he had no filter and took way too many liberties but my father always kept him around.My father insisted he was the only friend he could trust to keep him grounded.

  • Vincent C
    Vincent C 21 day ago +1

    Gosh .... Very uncomfortable listening to this Aussie drunk .... He ain't funny either

  • MrCaptainXXJack
    MrCaptainXXJack 21 day ago +2

    Jim doesn't understand that Jimmy had other questions to ask and kept going with his stories lol.

  • Mehron
    Mehron 21 day ago

    I was 14 when I started my job at McDonalds too lol

  • Mehron
    Mehron 21 day ago

    I was 14 when I started my job at McDonalds too lol