John Oliver Mocks 'Deadpool' and 'Suicide Squad' While Pitching His Own Superhero Movie

'Sad Man vs. Super Sad Man?'
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Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has superhero fatigue.

Though his HBO show is on hiatus, he shared a web exclusive in which he complains about seeing the same old superheroes every year — going on to lampoon the names of three major comic book movies released this year: Mean Spider-Man (Deaddpool), Sad Man vs. Super Sad Man (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) and Insane Clown Posse Takes Manhattan (Suicide Squad). 

His solution? Hollywood picking up an original hero — a fifth grade creation of his called Johnny Strong.

"Johnny Strong is a kickass hero with a bad attitude. He's seen a boob, and he knows what the f-word is. He intrepidly battles villains such as Doc Bedtime," he says. "And of course there's the dreaded Mrs. Thomas, the clarinet teacher."

Oliver has enough material for a whole movie — and hopes someone in Hollywood is taking note. 

Last Week Tonight returns Sept. 25 on HBO.

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