The BEST Episodes of Chappelle's Show
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
Network: Comedy Central
"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.
#1 - True Hollywood Stories - Rick James
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 2004
Dave unveils the Love Contract and offers up the True Hollywood Story of actor Charlie Murphy, along with musical guest Ludacris.
#2 - Trading Spouses
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 9, 2003
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.
#3 - The Wayne Brady Show
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 7, 2004
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.
#4 - The Niggar Family
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2004
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.
#5 - The Racial Draft
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2004
Dave runs for office and offers a look at life in slow motion. Dave also plays Samuel L Jackson in a beer commercial, and co-commentates on the first-ever "Racial Draft."
#7 - Fisticuffs
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 2, 2003
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.
#8 - Inner City Gang Wars
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2003
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.
#9 - Black White Supremacist
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 22, 2003
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.
#10 - The Mad Real World
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 26, 2003
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.
#11 - True Hollywood Stories - Prince
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 18, 2004
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.
#12 - The Return of Tyrone Biggums
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2003
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.
#13 - I Know Black People
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 10, 2004
Dave hosts the game show "I Know Black People" and offers up another look at "When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong." Also featuring musical performer Erykah Badu.
#14 - Making Da Band
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 25, 2004
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.
#15 - Wu-Tang Consulting Firm
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2003
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.
#16 - Black Bush
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 14, 2004
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.
#17 - Slavery Reparations
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 12, 2003
Dave gives out awards to women with great "New York Boobs" and assesses the problems that would result from offering slavery reparations. Also featuring musical guest Busta Rhymes.
#18 - World Series of Dice
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 3, 2004
Dave and his friends have a mishap at the drive-thru. A look at the World Series of Dice. Also featuring musical guests Common and Kanye West.
#19 - Great Moments in Hookup History
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 19, 2003
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."
#20 - If The Internet Were Real
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2004
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.
#21 - Blackzilla
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2003
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.
#22 - Lost Episode 3
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 23, 2006
Dave meets the powerful Show Business and offers a look at a bunch of monsters who have seen their share of discrimination.
#23 - White People Can't Dance
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 4, 2004
Dave Chappelle examines the age-old myth about white people's inability to dance. Dave tries out a new sleep aid. The Three Daves: A retrospective look at Dave at age 18, 24 and 30.
#24 - Oprah's Baby Daddy
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 24, 2004
Dave thinks Oprah is pregant with his child. Dave also goes into his experience as a member of the O.J. Simpson trial jury. Also featuring musical guest Wyclef.
#25 - Lost Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 9, 2006
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.