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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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3   2   1  
2006   2004   2003  
Top Rated TV #66 | 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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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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Trivia

Dave Chappelle left the show abruptly during filming of the third season. He later stated in interviews that he never intended to make a third season but he felt pressured by Comedy Central and his co-workers to continue. Comedy Central pulled the show from its 2005 schedule and decided to shelve the completed sketches in hopes that Chappelle would return to finish the season. Chappelle stated in interviews that if Comedy Central aired the episodes he would definitely not return to the show. After negotiations with Chappelle stalled, Comedy Central decided to repackage some of the completed sketches and air them in 2006. Charlie Murphy and Donnell Rawlings took over the hosting duties. See more »

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: What are you doing, Ness? You just gonna do your taxes right now? Is that hot? Is that what's going down in the streets?
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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 »

Alternate Versions

Most of the musical performances could not be included in the DVD release due to music licensing issues. See more »

Connections

Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: Marvel Team-Up #74 (2012) 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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