Every semester, like many other composition instructors, I teach my students how to recognize and avoid logical fallacies. Now that I’ve had all of six solid semesters of college teaching experience, I have a pretty good list of videos to accompany my presentations on logical fallacies. A friend asked me for recommendations the other day, so I thought I’d share them here for others to use, too.

Which logical fallacies do you see in these clips?

The West Wing scene from “Post Hoc.”

Dodge Charger ad

The Daily Show’s “Immigrant Disease”

Rush Limbaugh talking about Sandra Fluke 

South Park: You Hate Children

Friends: Joey’s Fridge

The Daily Show: Obama’s College Tape

South Park: The Chewbacca Defense