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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 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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Still Dave. Still dangerous. 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 Michael Jackson: 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

Lil' Jon's (played by Dave Chappelle) right sleeve changes positions when he is in the doctor's office. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Murphy: My brother, he's a lot more compassionate than I am, you know. We were looking at Rick getting in the limo, and as it drove off, Eddie says, "Man... Rick really needs help". I was like, "Hey man, we just gave him some help. We busted his motha fuckin' legs. I bet he won't come back and disrespect again." WRONG, WRONG... We're talkin' bout Rick James, man.
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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 »

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Referenced in The Boondocks: Stinkmeaner Strikes Back (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Hip-Hop
Written & Performed by Dead Prez
Courtesy of Loud Records/LLC
(Chappelle's intro music)
(uncredited)
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One of the funniest shows on TV
10 August 2004 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

This guy [see above] must be higher than Dave was on Half-Baked. Chappelle's Show is not only funny, but it's smart and irreverent too. When some people see it as sophomoric, Dave embraces that only to make fun of them. Look beneath the sometimes low-brow humor and you'll probably find a deep sociological statement. It must be funny to a lot of people because Dave just got PAID! I hope they can keep the show at the level it is now because it is simply hysterical, and the bits with Paul Mooney are brilliant. Richard Pryor himself watches the show and enjoys it, and if the funniest man ever likes it, Dave Chappelle must be doing something right.


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