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

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If making fun of people was against the law, he'd be a lifer. See more »

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Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes  »

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Dave Chappelle left the show abruptly during filming of the third season. He later stated in interviews that he never intended to make a third season but he felt pressured by Comedy Central and his co-workers to continue. Comedy Central pulled the show from its 2005 schedule and decided to shelve the completed sketches in hopes that Chappelle would return to finish the season. Chappelle stated in interviews that if Comedy Central aired the episodes he would definitely not return to the show. After negotiations with Chappelle stalled, Comedy Central decided to repackage some of the completed sketches and air them in 2006. Charles Q. Murphy and Donnell Rawlings took over the hosting duties. See more »

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

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[after the making fun of the WB frog]
Dave Chappelle: Man! Fuck that frog!
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On the second season DVD set, on the "This Has Been A Presentation of Comedy Central" screen at the end of the episodes, "Presentation" is misspelled as a "Presentaton Of Comedy Central". See more »

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Featured in Last Laugh '05 (2005) See more »

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Hip-Hop
Written & Performed by Dead Prez
Courtesy of Loud Records/LLC
(Chappelle's intro music)
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Edgy, politically incorrect...hilarious
24 August 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Dave Chapelle is one of the funniest men alive. He's no George Carlin or Richard Pryor but they've had years to show their genius. Chapelle makes racist jokes but no group is exempt, everyone is a target, so for white people claiming he is racist he takes a lot of shots at black people too. This show is hilarious, It reminds me of Richard Pryor's short lived show, he manages to slip little things under the radar, and he is unapologetic about it, which makes it better. Charlie Murphy has proven that he is the funny Murphy, he's capitalizing on what Eddie once was, I see Charlie becoming just as famous if not more than his brother, Eddie edge has plummeted in the last couple years. Keep this show on Comedy Central


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