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

Where Trevor’s accent skills came from and why he’s his grandmother’s favorite grandchild.
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  1. Lee Milby

    Lee MilbyDitë më parë

    I thought this was going to be a compilation video, bit this was equally as good!

  2. Ian Einstein

    Ian Einstein2 ditë më parë

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

  3. VeRoHdezM

    VeRoHdezM2 ditë më parë

    🤟🏻🤟🏻 love each single accent, 😍😍

  4. Funnylady

    Funnylady3 ditë më parë

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

  5. Dominique McQueen

    Dominique McQueen3 ditë më parë

    Code switching for the culture!

  6. Seadina

    Seadina4 ditë më parë

    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.

  7. Minh Nguyen Le

    Minh Nguyen Le4 ditë më parë

    Wait a minute isnt his dad from switzerland?

  8. NL Mhlongo

    NL Mhlongo4 ditë më parë


  9. Kodjo Swole

    Kodjo Swole4 ditë më parë

    😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

  10. YouLaToya

    YouLaToya4 ditë më parë

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

  11. Derek H Troop

    Derek H Troop5 ditë më parë

    Yeah. I second that

  12. Cli & Mils TV

    Cli & Mils TV5 ditë më parë

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

  13. mandys55

    mandys555 ditë më parë


  14. Kambura kirimi

    Kambura kirimi5 ditë më parë

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

  15. Lucy Vega

    Lucy Vega5 ditë më parë

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

  16. Caroline Laronda

    Caroline Laronda5 ditë më parë

    He is so adorable 💜

  17. Maxwell Maxwells

    Maxwell Maxwells6 ditë më parë

    what a brilliant dude you are brew! much love

  18. Wendy Miles

    Wendy Miles6 ditë më parë


  19. Bunmi  Salami

    Bunmi Salami6 ditë më parë

    Yeah I do that too!!!

  20. Lavender Okoth

    Lavender Okoth6 ditë më parë

    He really loves his grandma.

  21. tlangelani ngobeni

    tlangelani ngobeni7 ditë më parë

    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.

  22. Bob

    Bob7 ditë më parë

    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*

  23. G L

    G L7 ditë më parë

    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.

  24. Sara

    Sara7 ditë më parë

    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.

  25. peachesandpoets

    peachesandpoets7 ditë më parë

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

  26. Kady Archibald

    Kady Archibald7 ditë më parë

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

  27. Anson Chan

    Anson Chan7 ditë më parë

    My dad does this so much with my relatives XD

  28. Emmylee Rousseau

    Emmylee Rousseau7 ditë më parë

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

  29. Teezy Mali

    Teezy Mali7 ditë më parë

    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!

  30. Warley's Croutons

    Warley's Croutons7 ditë më parë

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

  31. Fadi Nimer

    Fadi Nimer7 ditë më parë


  32. shawolmblft

    shawolmblft7 ditë më parë

    trevor is a master of code switching

  33. Jodi-Ann Burton

    Jodi-Ann Burton7 ditë më parë

    It's called code switching Trevor lol

  34. Blue_Fire Nova

    Blue_Fire Nova7 ditë më parë

    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!

  35. Two Teas and One Coffee

    Two Teas and One Coffee7 ditë më parë

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

  36. girlgreenivy

    girlgreenivy7 ditë më parë

    But Trevor, did you get your grandma her generator?

  37. Abidh Jameel

    Abidh Jameel7 ditë më parë

    Who else was waiting for this behind the scenes lol

  38. Crepe Waou

    Crepe Waou8 ditë më parë

    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)

  39. Thinker

    Thinker8 ditë më parë

    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. 😂

  40. NL Mhlongo

    NL Mhlongo4 ditë më parë

    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

  41. Lucia Ralepobe

    Lucia Ralepobe8 ditë më parë

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

  42. Martin Sassenberg

    Martin Sassenberg8 ditë më parë

    More "Behind the scenes"! ❤️ Greets from Germany

  43. Rahma Darries

    Rahma Darries8 ditë më parë

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

  44. Sabvina Cruz

    Sabvina Cruz8 ditë më parë

    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 TV8 ditë më parë

    "Put volume put volume"😂😂😂😂


    FRE ALVA STILL GINA8 ditë më parë


  47. Lily Grouby

    Lily Grouby8 ditë më parë

    All Caribbean people know this struggle.

  48. ABCD12345

    ABCD123458 ditë më parë

    Ooh Trevor never forget his roots

  49. Arre Flo

    Arre Flo8 ditë më parë

    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

  50. Orapeleng Tawana

    Orapeleng Tawana8 ditë më parë

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

  51. pixel girl

    pixel girl8 ditë më parë

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

  52. g mun22

    g mun228 ditë më parë

    🤓I research linguistics. Those examples are dialects, not accents; & probably in linguistic terms, his grandmother's would actually be classified as a separate language. Eventually languages evolve with others (so many examples are with English) so it creates what seems like slang when compared to 'educated English' but it's actually the evolution of an older language. Different grammar, especially in that kind of context, is a good guide for that. The difference between that & a dialect would be that a dialect is still 'proper English' but uses words specific to a geographical area that people unfamiliar with a phrase/word just don't understand. The entire UK has lots of examples of that. And then the difference between a dialect & an accent is that you're both speaking the same language, you understand each other perfectly & use the same grammar & words etc., but you sound different from each other. So people speaking English from, e.g. Texas & Boston; or from France & Brazil... etc. I'm Scottish, technically Scots is classed as a separate language - originally in southern areas; Gaelic is Highlands (& more like Irish... random example: _sgian-dubh_ is the knife tucked into kilt socks & pronounced _'skee-ən-DOO'_ - it's *very obviously* a different language. I don't speak it! Although odd words like that are widely known because they have no other name.) Scots is considered more of a West of Scotland dialect now (sometimes called an accent in this same way); a lot of words are generally considered slang/ bad grammar/ 'bad English' because it has merged with English so much. If you fancy learning some Scots, Buzzfeed has an obsession with 'Scottish Twitter' - & a hilarious article full colourful insults if you Google 'Scottish twitter roasted trump' - enjoy!🤣 If you ever find yourself in Glasgow trying to have a conversation with someone (taxi driver stories are common), or understand words in that article, it definitely sounds like a different language to people who say, "I thought they spoke English in Scotland." Glaswegians consider an Edinburgh _accent_ to be 'posh'. My grandparents' generation definitely spoke 'Scots' I had to tune my ear into. So many layers!! When I go home (from the US), I am frequently asked where I come from. You can practically pinpoint the area of a city/town (or if someone went to private school 😄 - & where) by their accent. So people do change it up a bit because of stereotypes. Apparently I just confuse people. And *in* the US, I've been asked what language I'm speaking to another Scottish person - tbf, the person who asked was Egyptian & I think we must just have been talking quickly to each other (he was serving someone else in a store; we weren't being rude!) Although I'm frequently told I "speak very good English." 🙄 Cheers! Or slàinte! Apart from technicalities/ definitions, linguists have no idea why we have such diverse accents, especially in small areas like the UK, when we're speaking the same language. If you're someone who uses the term 'British accent' - just search for it on ALworks. 😉

  53. Bahati Mary

    Bahati Mary8 ditë më parë

    Now I can explain my mixed accent thank this day

  54. Chad Blignaut

    Chad Blignaut8 ditë më parë

    Private School - Model C , thought Trevor grew up on the dusty streets of SA, Thought his father was German and now his father sounds rather black.. Sounds like Trevor is a Liar.

  55. COKE LK

    COKE LK8 ditë më parë

    Haha very funny, I want to die

  56. Maduly Pierre

    Maduly Pierre8 ditë më parë

    Haitian *iz in de Houzz* 😂😅😂. (#LoveAccent) Big Love Trevor from Haiti😗😙😘

  57. Collins T

    Collins T8 ditë më parë

    Hey Trevor, maybe bring Grandma to see where you work and a guest interview

  58. Adelphos89

    Adelphos898 ditë më parë

    My southern U.S. accent comes out of nowhere when I'm with any family XD

  59. Jose Valentin

    Jose Valentin8 ditë më parë

    So true!!! Despues de un dia en Mexico termine sonando mexicano y con mi compañera de trabajo dominicana cambio mi acento a dominicano. Lol

  60. VeraIsTheTruth

    VeraIsTheTruth8 ditë më parë

    That Haitian accent was spot on 😂😂😂

  61. VeraIsTheTruth

    VeraIsTheTruth8 ditë më parë

    That is sooo true. I couldn’t figure out why no two accents in Johannesburg were the same lol

  62. Terri Jones

    Terri Jones8 ditë më parë

    I love his grandmother