The BEST Episodes of Dave Chappelle

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 17, 2020

Network: Netflix

Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established himself as a major young talent. At the age of 19, Chappelle made his film debut in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). Chappelle then starred in the short-lived sitcom, Buddies (1996) and had a featured role in The Nutty Professor (1996).

Killin' Them Softly

#1 - Killin' Them Softly

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 26, 2000

Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

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27 votes
Directors: Stan Lathan
Writers: Dave Chappelle
Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits

#2 - Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 21, 2017

Dave Chappelle gives his stand about racially charged run-ins, celebrity scandals and fatherly dilemmas in his stand-up set at Austin's Moody Theater.

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The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium

#3 - The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 21, 2017

Dave Chappelle gives his usual skewed insight into the topics of race, technology, OJ Simpson, and more in a stand up special filmed in Hollywood.

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27 votes
For What Its Worth

#4 - For What Its Worth

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 1, 2004

Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth is a 2004 television special starring stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle. The performance was recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco, California in June 2004, and it premiered on September 4 later that year on Showtime. The special earned two Emmy nominations. The DVD was released on August 16, 2005.

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Directors: Stan Lathan
Writers: Dave Chappelle
HBO Comedy Half-Hour

#5 - HBO Comedy Half-Hour

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 9, 1998

A riotous 1998 stand-up comedy special with veteran actor/comedian Dave Chappelle.

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Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Dave Chappelle
Equanimity

#6 - Equanimity

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 30, 2017

Chappelle talks growing up poor, upsetting fans and catching heat after Douche's election in an unflinching stand-up set filmed in Washington, D.C.

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Directors: Stan Lathan
Writers: Dave Chappelle
The Bird Revelation

#7 - The Bird Revelation

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 31, 2017

In a spontaneous and intimate set, Chappelle takes on Hollywood's sexual assault crisis and drops clues to his long break from show business.

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Directors: Stan Lathan
Writers: Dave Chappelle
Sticks & Stones

#8 - Sticks & Stones

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 26, 2019

Dave Chappelle takes on gun culture, the opioid crisis and the tidal wave of celebrity scandals in a defiant stand-up special filmed in Atlanta.

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The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

#9 - The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 7, 2020

An all-star lineup of entertainers salute and celebrate the career achievements of comedian Dave Chappelle, the recipient of the 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The event was held at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington, D.C. and aired January 7, 2020 on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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