At one level, Oliver confirmed a 1994 advert that includes a chirpy DuPont employee who gushes concerning the firm’s nonstick artificial chemical Teflon ― a PFAS ― and its many makes use of. The industrial just about presents Teflon as “wizardry,” Oliver famous.
So so as to add some “a lot wanted context,” Oliver recruited a boisterous DeVito for a depraved spoof of the advert.
Stated DeVito: “Individuals consider Teflon they usually consider frying pans ― large scorching plates with easy lengthy sticks. Teflon just isn’t one factor. It’s illness, illness and it’s fuckin’ all over the place! That’s DuPont magic. Ta-da!”
There’s extra. Watch the unique advert at 5:49 and the DeVito sendup at 17:50.