Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

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

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 Announcer / ... (22 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Himself / ... (15 episodes, 2003-2006)
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

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It's about damn time! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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22 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes  »

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Sketches were shot for the aborted third season but did not air including:
  • A parody of Michael Jackson's videos Thriller (1983) and "Beat It" referencing his child molestation trial


  • A parody of Super Size Me (2004) called "Maximize Me"


  • A sequel to Daddy Day Care (2003) starring Charlie Murphy


  • Dave uses the speech patterns of politicians to receive special treatment at a coffee shop and a strip club


  • A parody of the Virgin Mobile commercials featuring two singers on the street


  • A "Hip-Hop Newsbreak" portraying the lyrics of Nas's "If I Ruled the World"


  • Dave imagines what would what happen if he sold a ringtone and spoke at the Republican National Convention


  • A "Hip-Hop Newsbreak" stating lyrics of Dr. Dre's "Still D.R.E."


  • Dave harasses his ex-girlfriend's husband at his job at a donut shop


  • A "Hip-Hop Newsbreak" stating lyrics of Das Efx's "They Want EFX"


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Goofs

In the third "When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong" skit, Brenda's last name changes from Johnston to Rounds. See more »

Quotes

Paul Mooney: White people like Wayne Brady because he makes Bryant Gumbel look like Malcolm X.
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Crazy Credits

Episode #204 began with the following disclaimer: "This episode of Chappelle's Show has been deemed more offensive than usual. Viewer discretion is advised." This was followed by a second screen: "Enjoy yourself, bitches. It's a celebration." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: Headbanger Workout (2013) See more »

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Hip-Hop
Written & Performed by Dead Prez
Courtesy of Loud Records/LLC
(Chappelle's intro music)
(uncredited)
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User Reviews

Funny as hell and Chappelle is a great comedian
24 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just started watching "Chappelle's Show" about two months ago after hearing how hilarious the show was. Early on I really never got into the show and I just didn't look forward to it so after everyone was saying how funny it was, I borrowed both seasons from a friend. "Chappelle's Show" is hilarious! Mostly all of the sketches are drop down funny. My favorite sketch is Prince but other hilarious ones are racial draft, rick james, wayne brady, the pee song, gay people like ku klux klan, boxer, lawnmower, etc. Other ones like when keeping it real goes wrong, "We F*cked up", and lots of other ones. I will buy both seasons of "Chappelle's Show" and I will hope there will be another season coming out because Dave Chappelle is an amazing comedian.

Hedeen's Outlook: 10/10 **** A+


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