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

P. Diddy: All right, I got some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that I'm gonna have to shut down the studio. The good news is that I just saved a bunch of money on my car insurance.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Featured in Uncensored Comedy: That's Not Funny! (2003) 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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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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