Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
It's William Shatner's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast. A parade of Shatner's friends have gotten together to boldly go ... See full summary »
Billionaire Donald Trump is roasted on Comedy Central by Jeffrey Ross, Seth MacFarlane, Gilbert Gottfried, Whitney Cummings, Snoop Dogg, Larry King, Marlee Matlin, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Lisa Lampanelli and Anthony Jeselnic.
Lisa Lampinelli hosts the Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy with Toby Keith, Warren Sapp, Jeff Foxworthy, Greg Giraldo, Nick DiPaolo, Gary Busey, Jeff Ross and Maureen McCormack among others.
Larry the Cable Guy,
The Comedy Central Roasts have gathered some familiar names over the years but it's doubtful any of them bigger than Charlie Sheen. I guess what made this special so "special" is the fact that the actor was in the biggest year of his career because it was all going down the toilet. Being fired from his hit TV show, a disastrous comedy tour, hookers, drugs, his father crying out for him and this was just the beginning but with all of this stuff it certainly left the roasters a lot to work with. Once again Seth MacFarlane returns as the host and we also get roasters including William Shatner, Kate Walsh, Mike Tyson, Jon Lovitz, Steve-O, Amy Schumer, Patrice O'Neal and of course Jeffrey Ross. The comedy level is pretty high from start to finish with a wide range of jokes, which of course aren't going to be for those easily offended. There are many jokes aimed at Sheen's profession of abusing hookers and of course the drug jokes are non-stop. As you'd expect, the level of laughs from the roasters is quite mixed but for the most part they're all pretty good. The real stand out should come as no shock but it's Jeffrey Ross, the one vet from previous roasts. The man will certainly stop at nothing to get a laugh and this includes jokes about Sheen's children and a few very sharp ones aimed at Tyson. Speaking of Tyson, he is certainly the target for a lot of jokes with some very funny ones about his voice, prison stint and of course a couple about Don King. The former boxer also does a pretty good job in his segment and manages to be quite funny poking fun of those on the stage. The real key to the event is seeing how the real target takes everything and it's clear that Sheen is having a good time. He's certainly laughing at the majority of the material and I was really shocked to see how well he handled some of the jokes and especially the ones aimed at his children. Even Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez get a few nice jokes told about them. At the end Sheen gets to stand up and deliver back at those on stage and he too manages to come across very funny. Fans of the series will certainly have to rank this as one of the best and I'm sure those fans of Sheen will enjoy looking back with laughs at his troubled past.
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