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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  • Yogita Nowbuth
    Yogita Nowbuth  2 days back

    Trevor ur just *AWESOME*
    Much love from South Africa❤😘

    • Lee Milby
      Lee Milby  4 days back

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

      • Ian Einstein
        Ian Einstein  5 days 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  5 days back

          🤟🏻🤟🏻 love each single accent, 😍😍

          • Funnylady
            Funnylady  6 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  6 days back

              Code switching for the culture!

              • Seadina
                Seadina  7 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  1 weeks back

                  Wait a minute isnt his dad from switzerland?

                • Kodjo Swole
                  Kodjo Swole  1 weeks back

                  😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

                  • YouLaToya
                    YouLaToya  1 weeks 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  1 weeks back

                      Yeah. I second that

                      • Cli & Mils TV
                        Cli & Mils TV  1 weeks back

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

                        • mandys55
                          mandys55  1 weeks back


                          • Kambura kirimi
                            Kambura kirimi  1 weeks 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  1 weeks back

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

                              • Caroline Laronda
                                Caroline Laronda  1 weeks back

                                He is so adorable 💜

                                • Maxwell Maxwells
                                  Maxwell Maxwells  1 weeks back

                                  what a brilliant dude you are brew! much love

                                  • Wendy Miles
                                    Wendy Miles  1 weeks back


                                    • Bunmi  Salami
                                      Bunmi Salami  1 weeks back

                                      Yeah I do that too!!!

                                      • Lavender Okoth
                                        Lavender Okoth  1 weeks back

                                        He really loves his grandma.

                                        • tlangelani ngobeni
                                          tlangelani ngobeni  1 weeks 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  1 weeks 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  1 weeks 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  1 weeks 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  1 weeks back

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

                                                  • Kady Archibald
                                                    Kady Archibald  1 weeks back

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

                                                    • Anson Chan
                                                      Anson Chan  1 weeks back

                                                      My dad does this so much with my relatives XD

                                                      • Emmylee Rousseau
                                                        Emmylee Rousseau  2 weeks back

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

                                                        • Teezy Mali
                                                          Teezy Mali  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                            • Fadi Nimer
                                                              Fadi Nimer  2 weeks back

                                                              OMG, I LOVE THIS BROTHER 😂

                                                              • shawolmblft
                                                                shawolmblft  2 weeks back

                                                                trevor is a master of code switching

                                                                • Jodi-Ann Burton
                                                                  Jodi-Ann Burton  2 weeks back

                                                                  It's called code switching Trevor lol

                                                                  • Blue_Fire Nova
                                                                    Blue_Fire Nova  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

                                                                        But Trevor, did you get your grandma her generator?

                                                                        • Abidh Jameel
                                                                          Abidh Jameel  2 weeks back

                                                                          Who else was waiting for this behind the scenes lol

                                                                          • Crepe Waou
                                                                            Crepe Waou  2 weeks 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  2 weeks 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  1 weeks 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  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

                                                                                More "Behind the scenes"! ❤️ Greets from Germany

                                                                                • Rahma Darries
                                                                                  Rahma Darries  2 weeks back

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

                                                                                  • Sabvina Cruz
                                                                                    Sabvina Cruz  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

                                                                                      "Put volume put volume"😂😂😂😂

                                                                                      • FRE ALVA STILL GINA
                                                                                        FRE ALVA STILL GINA  2 weeks back


                                                                                        • Lily Grouby
                                                                                          Lily Grouby  2 weeks back

                                                                                          All Caribbean people know this struggle.

                                                                                          • ABCD12345
                                                                                            ABCD12345  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Ooh Trevor never forget his roots

                                                                                            • Arre Flo
                                                                                              Arre Flo  2 weeks 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