Trevor’s Accents - Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

  • Published: 10 September 2019
  • Where Trevor’s accent skills came from and why he’s his grandmother’s favorite grandchild.

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  • Ian Einstein
    Ian Einstein  18 hours back

    LoL! Trevor, what you would do to speak with different members of your family actually has a name. That's called "code-switching."

    • VeRoHdezM
      VeRoHdezM  24 hours back

      🤟🏻🤟🏻 love each single accent, 😍😍

      • Funnylady
        Funnylady  2 days back

        Trevor that is so funny u say that because I do the family is diverse also...Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, etc...🤣🤣🤣🤯

        • Dominique McQueen
          Dominique McQueen  2 days back

          Code switching for the culture!

          • Seadina
            Seadina  3 days back

            I FEEL this.. I grew up in Dubai where every person in my class was of a different nationality. I’m Bosnian but I’ve got a very neutral/ American accent (from what I’ve been told) but I change mine to adapt to the person I’m speaking with (i.e. Indian, Arab, etc.) I call it the Expat accent, a bit of every accent smashed into one.

            • Minh Nguyen Le
              Minh Nguyen Le  3 days back

              Wait a minute isnt his dad from switzerland?

            • Kodjo Swole
              Kodjo Swole  3 days back

              😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

              • YouLaToya
                YouLaToya  3 days back

                I wonder how his cousins took the last joke “I think that’s why I’m my Grandmothers favorite”. 😂 Brave guy.

                • Derek H Troop
                  Derek H Troop  4 days back

                  Yeah. I second that

                  • Cli & Mils TV
                    Cli & Mils TV  4 days back

                    Love you anytime any day. It happens to me a whole lot.

                    • mandys55
                      mandys55  4 days back


                      • Kambura kirimi
                        Kambura kirimi  4 days back

                        0:56 😂😂africans relate.
                        Kenya 🇰🇪. Translate nishukishe apo😂
                        Alight me there.
                        Put me there.
                        Discharge me there😂😂
                        Dump me there😂😂
                        Ah 😂😂

                        • Lucy Vega
                          Lucy Vega  4 days back

                          Just watched the video with your grandma ans its sooo true 😂😂

                          • Caroline Laronda
                            Caroline Laronda  4 days back

                            He is so adorable 💜

                            • Maxwell Maxwells
                              Maxwell Maxwells  5 days back

                              what a brilliant dude you are brew! much love

                              • Wendy Miles
                                Wendy Miles  5 days back


                                • Bunmi  Salami
                                  Bunmi Salami  5 days back

                                  Yeah I do that too!!!

                                  • Lavender Okoth
                                    Lavender Okoth  5 days back

                                    He really loves his grandma.

                                    • tlangelani ngobeni
                                      tlangelani ngobeni  6 days back

                                      I'm South African and I speak all 11 of our official languages. I can relate to what Trevor is saying. I always change my accent according to who talking to. I'm Tsonga, when I speak to some of my elderly relatives in Limpopo I have to speak the deep Tsonga and change my accent so they can understand me better. But with friends and any younger person I switch to slang. Our languages are so diverse. I've realised that in most places when you switch to someone's accent they receive you better because they feel like you are one of their own.

                                      • Bob
                                        Bob  6 days back

                                        As a Haitian i can 100% confirm his statement, when we're around regular people and a few Haitians we're totally Americanized, but as soon as you put us in a space with only Haitians or we're back in Haiti it's as if the spirit of our ancestors took over our body *lmfao*

                                        • G L
                                          G L  6 days back

                                          Fact check: Model C is not private school. That's a misrepresentation. They were the former "white" schools during Apartheid and which subsequently became open to all races.

                                          • Sara
                                            Sara  6 days back

                                            My mom does that. She speaks with an Arabic accent when she's speaking with my Arab cousins, even though my mom is a white American.

                                            • peachesandpoets
                                              peachesandpoets  6 days back

                                              I think a lot of urban africans are good at accents for this reason

                                              • Kady Archibald
                                                Kady Archibald  6 days back

                                                😂 I’m from the Carribean, so I hardcore relate

                                                • Anson Chan
                                                  Anson Chan  6 days back

                                                  My dad does this so much with my relatives XD

                                                  • Emmylee Rousseau
                                                    Emmylee Rousseau  6 days back

                                                    Yooooo this is so true!!! "Aye dont u act smart here!!!"

                                                    • Teezy Mali
                                                      Teezy Mali  6 days back

                                                      If you dislike the video you must have been looking for like button and ended press dislike by accident. You still have time to change it. Hurry up!

                                                      • Warley's Croutons
                                                        Warley's Croutons  6 days back

                                                        That is exactly what I do with my Liberian parents. Its broken English in the entire household 😂

                                                        • Fadi Nimer
                                                          Fadi Nimer  6 days back

                                                          OMG, I LOVE THIS BROTHER 😂

                                                          • shawolmblft
                                                            shawolmblft  6 days back

                                                            trevor is a master of code switching

                                                            • Jodi-Ann Burton
                                                              Jodi-Ann Burton  6 days back

                                                              It's called code switching Trevor lol

                                                              • Blue_Fire Nova
                                                                Blue_Fire Nova  6 days back

                                                                Your dad would be like, "Put volume! Put volume!"
                                                                And then you would be like, "Uh, do you mean increase the volume?"
                                                                "Hey! I'll increase or decrease your life! Don't act smart here. Put volume! Don't come here with that English!"

                                                                Oh my gosh, this is hilarious!

                                                                • Two Teas and One Coffee

                                                                  that guy randomly strolling in the background at 1:08 lmao

                                                                  • girlgreenivy
                                                                    girlgreenivy  6 days back

                                                                    But Trevor, did you get your grandma her generator?

                                                                    • Abidh Jameel
                                                                      Abidh Jameel  7 days back

                                                                      Who else was waiting for this behind the scenes lol

                                                                      • Crepe Waou
                                                                        Crepe Waou  7 days back

                                                                        Has Trevor talked about what's going on in his country South Africa? there is a massive xenophobic massacre out there, why is he silent about it (if so)

                                                                        • Thinker
                                                                          Thinker  7 days back

                                                                          Ha ha ha... Have you ever been to the linguistic mess that is Haiti, Trevor? It's crazier than you can ever imagine. Have you ever seen 5 people hold a conversation in 3 different languages, jumping from one to another, starting a sentence in one and finishing it in another, asking a question in one and having it answered in another like it's the most natural thing in the world? That's how we do it. 😂

                                                                          • NL Mhlongo
                                                                            NL Mhlongo  3 days back

                                                                            South Africa too. Even our TV shows have people speaking to each other in different languages. I can have a conversation with my family members in different languages too. I think it's fun

                                                                        • Lucia Ralepobe
                                                                          Lucia Ralepobe  7 days back

                                                                          In South Africa our parents get mad at us for speaking English, dare you speak English in a taxi yhuuuu😥😥😥😥

                                                                          • Martin Sassenberg
                                                                            Martin Sassenberg  7 days back

                                                                            More "Behind the scenes"! ❤️ Greets from Germany

                                                                            • Rahma Darries
                                                                              Rahma Darries  7 days back

                                                                              who are the people looking like South Africans sitting in front of the audience? :O

                                                                              • Sabvina Cruz
                                                                                Sabvina Cruz  7 days back

                                                                                Lol this was good. So, I don’t think I mirror “accents” but I’d say mirror “dialects”. I do it with my coworkers all the time and people I meet. I think that’s how my brain has processed how efficiency works. So, this must be rather common.

                                                                                • AMABHINCA TV
                                                                                  AMABHINCA TV  7 days back

                                                                                  "Put volume put volume"😂😂😂😂

                                                                                  • FRE ALVA STILL GINA
                                                                                    FRE ALVA STILL GINA  7 days back


                                                                                    • Lily Grouby
                                                                                      Lily Grouby  7 days back

                                                                                      All Caribbean people know this struggle.

                                                                                      • ABCD12345
                                                                                        ABCD12345  7 days back

                                                                                        Ooh Trevor never forget his roots

                                                                                        • Arre Flo
                                                                                          Arre Flo  7 days back

                                                                                          Trevor you might speak about the attacks against the immigrants on South Africa
                                                                                          Many others people lost life in South Africa
                                                                                          Please speak about them and mentalities in Africa
                                                                                          We are all Black

                                                                                          • Orapeleng Tawana
                                                                                            Orapeleng Tawana  7 days back

                                                                                            please upload more Between the Scene clips please Trevooooooor!!! I can spend the whole day listening to you man you're incredible

                                                                                            • pixel girl
                                                                                              pixel girl  7 days back

                                                                                              I only thumb this up reluctantly, where's the Nelson Mandela impression? 😢