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1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 35,122

2. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.6
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Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.

Stars: Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady

Votes: 33,212

3. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 39,209

4. Kroll Show (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Show highlights Nick Kroll's incredible ability to transform himself into hilarious characters that pop off the screen while bringing many of his popular short-form favorites along for the ride.

Stars: Nick Kroll, Jon Daly, Jenny Slate, John Mulaney

Votes: 3,308

5. Amy Schumer: The Leather Special (2017 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy

3.0
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Three minutes in to her set, Amy Schumer claims that all good comedians have a "leather special," where they wear all leather and regret it later in their careers--this is hers. Amy muses ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Schumer | Stars: Amy Schumer, Kim Caramele

Votes: 4,963

6. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)

36 min | Comedy, Game-Show

8.3
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A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »

Stars: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Richard Vranch

Votes: 4,396

7. Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Clebert Ford

Votes: 15,761 | Gross: $50.50M

8. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 TV Special)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Eddie Murphy, James Argiro, Gus Loundermon, Brian O'Neal

Votes: 12,807

9. Last Comic Standing (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.3
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The comics from season one face off against the comics from season two.

Stars: Jay Mohr, Joe Rogan, Bill Bellamy, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 1,363

10. Comedian (2002)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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62 Metascore

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Greg Giraldo

Votes: 5,321 | Gross: $2.74M

11. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)

82 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.

Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Jesse Newman

Votes: 7,841

12. Joe Rogan: Triggered (2016 TV Special)

Comedy

7.5
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Unleashing his inquisitive, intense comedic style, Rogan explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.

Director: Anthony Giordano | Star: Joe Rogan

Votes: 1,564

13. The UCB Show (2016– )

Comedy

7.3
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A weekly variety showcase for the best sketch, characters and stand-up homegrown at the UCB Theatres in LA and NYC. Hosted by Upright Citizens Brigade co-founders Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Roberts, Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh

Votes: 42

14. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

R | 77 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

Votes: 11,917

15. Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.2
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

Director: Bill Cosby | Star: Bill Cosby

Votes: 3,169

16. Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 61 min | Comedy

6.7
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Nothing is off limits for Amy Schumer in her first original one-hour stand-up special. Schumer airs every hilarious, messed-up detail of her dating and sex life, from encounters with ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Amy Schumer

Votes: 2,058

17. UCB Comedy Originals (2007– )

Comedy

7.3
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UCB Comedy is the home for Sketch and Short Films from the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Stars: Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, Will Hines, Neil Casey

Votes: 17

18. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.5
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 646

19. Lopez Tonight (2009–2011)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.8
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What is this about? No one knows.

Stars: George Lopez, Alex Al, Kyle Benham, Kara R. Stribling

Votes: 825

20. Mind of Mencia (2005– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

3.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Carlos Mencia, Brad Williams, Joseph Mencia, Norma Michaels

Votes: 4,060

21. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 TV Special)

61 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.

Directors: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 7,912

22. George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya! (2008 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy-nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 4,427

23. The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006– )

Comedy

5.3
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A sketch-comedy series featuring a cast of up-and-coming comics performing live skits, musical numbers and political satire.

Stars: Nicol Paone, Julie Goldman, Stephen Guarino, Jonny McGovern

Votes: 334

24. Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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In this comedy special taped at DAR Constitution Hall, his first solo special on the network in seven years, Williams covers such topics as global warming, sex and politics, the state of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Star: Robin Williams

Votes: 2,668

25. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

Votes: 6,292

26. John Leguizamo: Freak (1998 TV Special)

89 min | Biography, Comedy

8.2
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John Leguizamo's semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as...himself. This is his autobiographical story, about his life growing up, and his journey to try to be accepted by his ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee | Star: John Leguizamo

Votes: 915

27. Def Comedy Jam (1992– )

300 min | Comedy

7.3
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Hosted by Martin Lawrence

Stars: Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens, Joe Torry

Votes: 266

28. The Chris Gethard Show (2015– )

Comedy

8.5
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Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre live weekly spectacle.

Stars: David Bluvband, Hallie Bulleit, Alex Clute, Bill Florio

Votes: 85

29. Donald Glover: Weirdo (2012 TV Special)

65 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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With his unique brand of youthful storytelling Donald Glover brings down the house in his hysterical stand-up special Weirdo.

Director: Shannon Hartman | Star: Donald Glover

Votes: 1,498

30. Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (2003 TV Special)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.9
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Ellen DeGeneres performs her comedy-concert live on stage and taped for HBO.

Director: Joel Gallen | Star: Ellen DeGeneres

Votes: 1,204

31. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)

55 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,695

32. Royal Canadian Air Farce (1993– )

22 min | Comedy

4.5
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A comedy sketch show focusing on Canadian events and affairs.

Stars: Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Roger Abbott, Craig Lauzon

Votes: 557

33. Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science (2010 Video)

86 min | Comedy

7.8
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The fourth part in Ricky's themed live stand-up shows.

Director: Ricky Gervais | Star: Ricky Gervais

Votes: 1,246

34. Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008 TV Special)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends.

Director: Michael Simon | Stars: Jeff Dunham, Brian Haner

Votes: 2,384

35. Trevor Noah: That's Racist (2012 Video)

97 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.1
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In Johannesburg, Trevor Noah talks about the issues of racism. Cleverly placing a comedic spin to each problem.

Director: David Paul Meyer | Star: Trevor Noah

Votes: 195

36. Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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Anthony Jeselnik brings his signature dark and twisted point of view to this extended and uncensored special. He holds nothing back, routinely saying things most wouldn't ever dare. Anthony is not for the easily offended or humorless.

Director: Ryan Polito | Star: Anthony Jeselnik

Votes: 684

37. Comedy Now! (1997– )

Comedy

3.8
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30 minutes of straight-up, stand-up comedy.

Stars: Lee Marshall, James Cunningham, John Wing, Brigitte Gall

Votes: 178

38. Getting Doug with High (2013– )

Comedy

7.7
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Comedians getting high with Doug Benson.

Stars: Doug Benson, Gabe Dylan, Todd Glass, Kassem Gharaibeh

Votes: 93

39. Lemmings (1973 Video)

Unrated | 55 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.2
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This music-stage performance-mockumentary showcases a mock-rock festival, Woodshuck: three days of peace, love and death. Many Woodstock performers and others are spoofed.

Directors: Michael Keady, Tony Hendra | Stars: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Rhonda Coullet, Christopher Guest

Votes: 124

40. Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.3
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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

Director: Richard Pryor | Stars: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney

Votes: 1,682

41. Ready? OK! (I) (2008)

91 min | Comedy

6.6
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In this poignant comedy, a single mom struggles to understand her young son's obsession with dresses, dolls and girls' cheerleading. With the recent death of her absent father and her ... See full summary »

Director: James Vasquez | Stars: Caroline Hyatt, Brittny Perrotta, Alison Grace Norwood, Keilani Joy Spahn

Votes: 359

42. Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010 TV Special)

78 min | Comedy

5.6
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Broken Lizard's live stand up Comedy Central special.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter

Votes: 180

43. Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971)

R | 48 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.6
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Richard Pryor delivering his one-of-a-kind routine. One of his earliest live performances in 1971 at the Improvisation in New York.

Director: Michael Blum | Star: Richard Pryor

Votes: 774

44. Little Britain: Live (2006 Video)

79 min | Comedy

7.6
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After three award-winning television series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams took Little Britain on the road. Their triumphant tour culminated with this amazing performance at the Blackpool ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Tom Baker, Anthony Head, Ruth Jones, Matt Lucas

Votes: 714

45. Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010 TV Special)

56 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.2
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Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Brandon Johnson, Sara Von Gillern, Christina Glur

Votes: 1,904

46. The Chris Gethard Show: Public Access (2011– )

Comedy

8.4
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Chris Gethard hosts a panel of comedians and weirdos who participate in games, take calls from listeners, and generally put on a bizarre live weekly spectacle.

Stars: Chris Gethard, Hallie Bulleit, Mimi Fischer, Bethany Hall

Votes: 253

47. Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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Directors: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Benjamin Berman | Stars: Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Zach Galifianakis, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 499

48. Monday Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Stars: Rick Mercer, Kathryn Greenwood, Patrick McKenna, Noah Ryan Scott

Votes: 637

49. Martin Lawrence: You So Crazy (1994)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.6
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Stand up comedy by Martin Lawrence, filmed in the Majestic Theater in New York City. Martin Lawrence talks about everything from racism, to relationships, to his childhood.

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Star: Martin Lawrence

Votes: 802 | Gross: $10.18M

50. Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Ricky Gervais entertains a live audience in his first stand-up routine.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Stirling Gallacher

Votes: 3,320