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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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Top Rated TV #71 | 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:

It's about damn time! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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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

The program was inspired by Hugh Hefner, who persuaded Dave Chappelle to create it. See more »

Goofs

In the third "When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong" skit, Brenda's last name changes from Johnston to Rounds. See more »

Quotes

Howard Dean: I happen to know that Dick Cheney's daughter is a lesbian and not only is his daughter a lesbian but his moms a lesbian and his sisters a lesbian and his old granny has holes in her panties! Byahh! Byahh!
[Cheney continues to talk while Dean interupts]
Howard Dean: Byahh Byahh! I love lesbians! Byahh! I watch The L Word on Showtime! Byahh!
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Crazy Credits

Starring: Dave Chappelle (obviously) See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD version of "The Niggar Family" sketch includes two extra scenes not originally broadcast. 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 whiteysopinionSee 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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