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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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2006   2004   2003  
Top Rated TV #73 | Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dave Chappelle ...  Various / ... 33 episodes, 2003-2006
Donnell Rawlings ...  Announcer / ... 22 episodes, 2003-2006
Rudy Rush ...  Announcer / ... 15 episodes, 2003-2004
Charlie Murphy ...  Himself / ... 14 episodes, 2003-2006
Neal Brennan ...  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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Taglines:

There's only one Chappelle See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Official Sites:

Comedy Central

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes See more »

Filming Locations:

Hoboken, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Trivia

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

Lil' Jon: Affirmative. Huh? Roger! Yeah! What? Meltin' down! Aaaagh!
Real Lil' Jon: Bye, nigga!
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Crazy Credits

Starring: Dave Chappelle (obviously) See more »

Alternate Versions

Club skit of the "Life in Slow motion" sketch, which was shown in second season, features a different music on DVD, as well as on syndication; probably due to legal issues. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Comedy Central Shows (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Hip-Hop
Written & Performed by Dead Prez
Courtesy of Loud Records/LLC
(Chappelle's intro music)
(uncredited)
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GREAAAAAAT!!!!!!!!!!!
29 April 2003 | by lhamiltSee all my reviews

What can I say about this show, but AWESOME! I love Chappelle's Show. The skits are absolutely hilarious. Just in case you haven't seen it, some of the best skits you want to look out for are "What would happen in Black People got their reparations", "The Car Commercial", "Wrap It Up", "UPN", and tons more. I can't wait until this series comes out on DVD.


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