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Chappelle's Show 

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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 #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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Storyline

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

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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlie Murphy first showed the infamous Rick James sketch to his brother Eddie Murphy before audience tapings. Eddie enjoyed the sketch so much that the two watched it again. 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

Rick James: [as Charlie and Eddie Murphy beat up on his legs] YOU DARKNESS, YOU BLACK - LATE NIGHT - EVIL MOTHAFUCKAS - BLACK MAGIC, DARKNESS! YOU RAW... DARKNESS... YOU... DELIRIOUS... MOTHAFUCKAS. YOU WAS COLD AS ICE.
Charlie Murphy: [narrating] But still, after taking a beating like that, Rick's like...
Rick James: Fuck yo couch, nigga.
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Crazy Credits

Episode #204 began with the following disclaimer: "This episode of Chappelle's Show has been deemed more offensive than usual. Viewer discretion is advised." This was followed by a second screen: "Enjoy yourself, bitches. It's a celebration." See more »

Alternate Versions

Profanity on the Comedy Network (Canadian channel) and DVD releases is not "bleeped". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Robot Chicken: Metal Militia (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Hip-Hop
Written & Performed by Dead Prez
Courtesy of Loud Records/LLC
(Chappelle's intro music)
(uncredited)
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User Reviews

It has been awhile since i have hurt from laughing.
27 May 2005 | by jbass-5See all my reviews

I don't usually comment on things, and spend more time reading and seeing what others have to say, but I think Dave deserves more praise.

I just got season 2 on DVD and it has been nonstop laughter since I put it in. There were several times when I had to pause the show because I couldn't breathe.

I almost died when the grenade came rolling into the house in the skit that showed what would happen if Enron execs and similar were treated like true criminals.

It's bad that I like the show so much. Sometimes i bust out laughing at work and people think I am insane (which I probably am) On another note, I hope things can be worked out for season 3. If this is the end of the show, then I thank Dave for giving us what he has and I wish him the best.


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