The BEST episodes of Historical Roasts

Every episode of Historical Roasts ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Historical Roasts!

Comedy roast legend Jeff Ross hosts a series of roasts that poke fun at major historical figures while also teaching important lessons about the past.

Last Updated: 2/29/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
Martin Luther King Jr.
23 votes

#1 - Martin Luther King Jr.

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/27/2019

MLK may have been to the mountaintop, but what about a roast? Panel members portraying notable African American figures crack jokes about the icon.

26 votes

#2 - Cleopatra

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/27/2019

Cleopatra may be ancient history, but her legend lives on. Jeff welcomes a host of characters from antiquity to help roast a most enigmatic figure.

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Anne Frank
43 votes

#3 - Anne Frank

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/27/2019

Rachel Feinstein plays one of history's most revered figures, fending off playful insults from an array of other World War II characters.

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Muhammad Ali
20 votes

#4 - Muhammad Ali

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/27/2019

Float like a butterfly, sting like a comedian. Jeff and friends take jabs at one of boxing's all-time greats during this rumble in the roasting jungle.

Freddie Mercury
49 votes

#5 - Freddie Mercury

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/27/2019

As rock legend and musical icon Freddie Mercury himself might put it: Can anybody find me ... somebody to kill Jeff Ross?

Abraham Lincoln
63 votes

#6 - Abraham Lincoln

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/27/2019

Abraham Lincoln is considered perhaps the greatest U.S. president. So of course Jeff Ross decided to mock him in ways that are anything but civil.