The Best Episodes of Chappelle's Show
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2019
"Chappelle's Show" takes comedian Dave Chappelle's own personal joke book and brings it to life, with episodes consisting of sketches, man-on-the-street pieces, and pop culture parodies introduced by Dave in a stand-up format in front of a studio audience. Chappelle's unique point-of-view on the world provides a hilarious, defiant and sometimes dangerous look at American culture, including music, movies, television, advertising, current events, and everyday life situations.
#2 - The Wayne Brady Show
Season 2 - Episode 12
Dave quits his show at Comedy Central and is promptly replaced by comedian Wayne Brady. Dave returns as crackhead Tyrone Biggums, who appears as a guest on "Fear Factor." Dave also hangs out with Wayne Brady, who proves to be unexpectedly menacing. Also featuring music performer Talib Kweli.
#3 - True Hollywood Stories - Prince
Season 2 - Episode 5
Paul Mooney provides answers about the mysteries of life as "Negrodamus." "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Story" focuses on Prince, as he takes to the basketball court. Also featuring musical guest Cee-Lo.
#4 - Trading Spouses
Season 1 - Episode 12
Dave delves into what would happen if couples attempted "Trading Spouses" and introduces a new family-oriented form of marijuana which contains no THC. Also featuring musical guest Blackstar.
#5 - Black White Supremacist
Season 1 - Episode 1
Dave pokes fun at an annoying Mitsubishi car commercial. Dave 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.
#7 - The Niggar Family
Season 2 - Episode 2
Dave looks at what it would be like to have a black version of watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher. Paul Mooney plays "Negrodamus" and Dave plays Calvin, who gets a job at WacArnolds. Also featuring music performer DMX.
#9 - Black Bush
Season 2 - Episode 13
Dave looks at recent world events and tries to assess the way things would have gone had President Bush been black. Dave takes a look back at the first black person in history to use a white toilet. Dave also examines a moment in the life of Lil Jon when he plays the rapper while talking to the real Lil Jon on the phone. Also featuring a musical performance by Big Boi.
#10 - Inner City Gang Wars
Season 1 - Episode 10
Dave looks at one of the world's greatest wars. He 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.
#11 - Making Da Band
Season 2 - Episode 10
Dave takes a closer look at the P. Diddy-produced reality television show called "Making Da Band" and introduces a new children's show called "Kneehigh Park." Also featuring musical guests Snoop Dogg, and Wyclef and Q-Tip.
#12 - If The Internet Were Real
Season 2 - Episode 6
Dave examines what the daily life of rapper Lil John might be like and tries to imagine how the internet would look if it was an actual place. Also featuring musical guest Anthony Hamilton.
#15 - Lost Episode 3
Season 3 - Episode 3
Dave meets the powerful Show Business and offers a look at a bunch of monsters who have seen their share of discrimination.
#16 - Great Moments in Hookup History
Season 1 - Episode 5
Dave looks at "Great Moments in Hook-Up History" and is 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."
#17 - Blackzilla
Season 1 - Episode 9
Dave invades Japan in the sci-fi-themed "Blackzilla" and stars in his own video game. Dave also offers up a look at the "Player Hater's Ball." Also featuring musical performer The Roots.
#18 - Lost Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1
Dave looks to enact vengeance on everyone who has done him wrong in the past after signing a sweet new deal. Meanwhile, people suddenly charge him a lot more money for even the most trivial things that used to cost very little.
#19 - The Return of Tyrone Biggums
Season 1 - Episode 8
Dave looks at what really happened behind the scenes of 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.
#20 - Fisticuffs
Season 1 - Episode 11
Funkmaster Flex hires a rapper, played by Dave, who keeps 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.
#21 - The Mad Real World
Season 1 - Episode 6
Dave envisions what "The Real World" would be like with a black cast that includes one super white man. Also featuring musical performer David Broom.
#23 - Wu-Tang Consulting Firm
Season 1 - Episode 7
Dave takes a look at a great moment in hook-up 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.
#24 - Love Those Breasts
Season 1 - Episode 3
Dave plays an angel who shows a woman, regretful of 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.
#25 - Lost Episode 2
Season 3 - Episode 2
Dave hits the campaign trail as yell-happy presidential candidate Howard Dean and assumes the role of an antagonistic Gary Coleman. He also attempts to elude a crop of persistent racial stereotype pixies.