It has to do with the incredibly simple puzzle at the heart of both the “stupid, stupid book” and film.
“No one should need Robert Langdon, a Harvard-educated puzzle-solver who fucks, to get to the bottom of this,” Oliver declared. “A child could solve that puzzle!”
Just check out Oliver’s reaction to the big reveal:
So, what’s this very basic puzzle with a solution a child could figure out?
Watch the full segment:
“Last Week Tonight” returns to HBO in February.