Real Time with Bill Maher (season 1)

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Real Time with Bill Maher (season 1)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 20
Original network HBO
Original release February 21 – September 26, 2003
Season chronology
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List of Real Time with Bill Maher episodes

This is a list of episodes from the first season of Real Time with Bill Maher.

Note that the Iraq War, President George W. Bush (from 2003 to 2009), and current/upcoming elections are frequent topics on the show and may not be listed under individual episodes.


No. in
Guests Original air date
1 1 Ann Coulter, Larry Miller, Michael Eric Dyson, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Dana Rohrabacher, Larry David February 21, 2003 (2003-02-21)
The United Nations, Affirmative Action
2 2 Larry Miller, Monica Crowley, Eric Idle, Dave Matthews, David Horowitz, Ted Rall February 28, 2003 (2003-02-28)
Possibility of war with Iraq, selection of the new World Trade Center designs
3 3 Michael Graham, Danielle Pletka, Ted Rall, D. L. Hughley, Arj Barker, Doug Benson, Woody Harrelson March 7, 2003 (2003-03-07)
President Bush's press conference, reality TV and terrorism
4 4 Monica Crowley, Arianna Huffington, Dennis Miller, Nick Swardson, Jesse Jackson March 14, 2003 (2003-03-14)
The coming Iraq war, the stock market
5 5 Larry Miller, Constance L. Rice, Tim Robbins, Grant-Lee Phillips, Jon Brion March 21, 2003 (2003-03-21)
Iraq war, veterans rights and whether or not support for the troops means supporting the war, 75th Academy Awards
6 6 Larry Miller, Michael Graham, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Michael Moore March 28, 2003 (2003-03-28)
Iraq war, southern states, Dixie_Chicks controversy
7 7 Arianna Huffington, Michael Graham, Aaron McGruder, Jeff Ross, Joe Scarborough April 4, 2003 (2003-04-04)
Iraq war, Severe acute respiratory syndrome, Peter Arnett, Geraldo Rivera, Affirmative action
8 8 Arianna Huffington, Michael Eric Dyson, Doug McIntyre, Jerry Minor, As'ad AbuKhalil April 11, 2003 (2003-04-11)
Developments in the Iraq war, the Supreme Court, Augusta National Golf Club membership controversy
9 9 Ann Coulter, Michael Eric Dyson, Dennis Miller, Fareed Zakaria, Earthquake April 18, 2003 (2003-04-18)
Iraq, New York City smoking ban
10 10 Ann Coulter, Clive Barker, D. L. Hughley, Stephen Moore, The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show April 25, 2003 (2003-04-25)
Rick Santorum's views on homosexuality, Iraq, rights of the unborn child
11 11 D. L. Hughley, Aaron McGruder, Bay Buchanan, Al Sharpton, Bob Graham July 25, 2003 (2003-07-25)
Congressional report on 9/11, Liberia, Kobe Bryant, banning ephedra
12 12 Christopher Hitchens, Tara Setmayer, Alec Baldwin, Raymond Flynn, Barney Frank, Leticia Van de Putte August 1, 2003 (2003-08-01)
Gay marriage, terrorism, California recall vote, runaway Texas State Senate members
13 13 Janeane Garofalo, David Dreier, Donna Brazile, Gray Davis August 8, 2003 (2003-08-08)
California recall vote, Arnold Schwarzenegger, airport security, United States Department of Homeland Security budget, Kobe Bryant
14 14 Ann Coulter, Arianna Huffington, Dana Rohrabacher, Orlando Jones, Jesse Ventura August 15, 2003 (2003-08-15)
California recall election, airline security, George W. Bush action figure
15 15 Margaret Cho, Harold Ford, Jr., Willie Brown, Bob Barr, R. James Woolsey, Jr. August 22, 2003 (2003-08-22)
Ten Commandments issue, religion, gay rights, California recall
16 16 Larry Miller, Tom McClintock, Bay Buchanan, Dennis Miller, Joe Biden August 29, 2003 (2003-08-29)
Iraq and North Korea, Republican Party's convention, influence of MTV and rap music
17 17 D. L. Hughley, Al Franken, William Kristol, Wolf Blitzer, Wesley Clark September 5, 2003 (2003-09-05)
John Kerry, Osama bin Laden, news media behaviour
18 18 Betsy Hart, Paul Krugman, Jesse Ventura, Liz Phair, Terry McAuliffe September 12, 2003 (2003-09-12)
Saddam Hussein and the 9/11 attack, anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Governor of Alabama, music piracy
19 19 Nancy Pelosi, Heather Wilson, Christine Todd Whitman, Tim Robbins, Dana Carvey September 19, 2003 (2003-09-19)
The environment, women and politics, the Iraq War
20 20 Darrell Issa, Michael Moore, Charles Barkley, John Edwards, Aaron McGruder, John Mellencamp September 26, 2003 (2003-09-26)
Terrorism, agricultural subsidies, R. Kelly

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