Chappelle's Show: Season 1

Chappelle's Show: Season 1

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Dave Chappelle's singular, massively popular skit and stand-up show. Series one features the blind, black, white supremacist; crack addict Tyrone Biggums; and Wu-Tang Consultancy. Musical guests include Mos Def, Busta Rhymes, The Roots and De La Soul.

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Black White Supremacist

Dave pokes fun at an annoying Mitsubishi car commercial. Dave... More appears in a video to show Popcopy copy store employees how to annoy the customers. Dave makes a case for hip-hop's degradation of women, which ruins the legacy of Nat King Cole. Learn how to order your very own home stenographer. Dave plays a blind, angry white supremacist who joins the KKK, but doesn't know he's black.


Introducing Tyrone Biggums

Dave plays crack addict Tyrone Biggums, who gives a speech... More to an elementary school classroom. Also featuring musical guest Mos Def.


Love Those Breasts

Dave plays an angel who shows a woman, regretful of... More her large chest, the error of her ways in "It's a Wonderful Chest." A shopping network spoof finds QVC selling very odd and distasteful items. Dave also shares humorous outtakes from the classic miniseries "Roots." Also featuring musical performer Talib Kweli.


Slavery Reparations

Dave gives out awards to women with great "New York... More Boobs" and assesses the problems that would result from offering slavery reparations. Also featuring musical guest Busta Rhymes.


Great Moments in Hookup History

Dave looks at "Great Moments in Hook-Up History" and is... More an interview guest on "Inside Chappelle's Show Studio." Paul Mooney hosts a segment of "Ask a Black Dude." Redman offers up his new "Redman Potty Fresh" toilet cleaner in a commercial, and Dave shows a commercial for "Rocka Pads."


The Mad Real World

Dave envisions what "The Real World" would be like with... More a black cast that includes one super white man. Also featuring musical performer David Broom.


Wu-Tang Consulting Firm

Dave takes a look at a great moment in hook-up... More history and shows "Real Movies" based on "The Matrix" and a grim look at "Pretty Woman." The Wu Tang Clan advertises their new financial firm, and Paul Mooney offers up another segment of "Ask a Black Dude." A Jedi Scandal is exposed. Also featuring music performer Killer Mike.


The Return of Tyrone Biggums

Dave looks at what really happened behind the scenes of... More the movies "Ghost" and "Half Baked." Dave goes inside the racism present among Hollywood's animal stars. Dave also returns as crackhead Tyrone Biggums, whose friends stage an intervention and take him to a rehab center. Also featuring a musical performance by Slum Village.



Dave invades Japan in the sci-fi-themed "Blackzilla" and stars in... More his own video game. Dave also offers up a look at the "Player Hater's Ball." Also featuring musical performer The Roots.


Inner City Gang Wars

Dave looks at one of the world's greatest wars. He... More also examines R. Kelly's older videos to point out the future sex crimes that are indicated in the material. Also featuring another segment of "Ask a Black Dude" with Paul Mooney and a musical performance by GZA.



Funkmaster Flex hires a rapper, played by Dave, who keeps... More repeating the same non-lyrical phrases over and over again. Dave visits a kid with cancer, but takes no mercy when he plays the kid at Playstation 2. Dave also buys a camera that has the power to see people's innermost thoughts. Also featuring music performer De La Soul.


Trading Spouses

Dave delves into what would happen if couples attempted "Trading... More Spouses" and introduces a new family-oriented form of marijuana which contains no THC. Also featuring musical guest Blackstar.

Chappelle's Show: Season 1 | Reviews

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

He successfully walks a fine line, being punchy without offending.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Like Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and dozens of other comedians before him, Chappelle is incredibly interested in the contextual power of words.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It's premature to dismiss Chappelle's Show after one subpar episode, it's worth a second chance on the host's cred alone...

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A prankster with a mile-wide grin, Dave Chappelle knows no bounds when it comes to machine-gunned ridicule.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

What fuels this spotty but often funny sketch-comedy series is a kind of laid-back indignation, a refusal to believe that ignoring racial differences will make anyone's life better.

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Chappelle's Show: Season 1 | Release Details

Chappelle's Show: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.