Historical Roasts

The BEST episodes of Historical Roasts

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 4/7/2022Network: Netflix
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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7.52
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.

Anne Frank
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7.05
44 votes

#2 - 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.

Cleopatra
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7.04
26 votes

#3 - 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.

Muhammad Ali
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6.90
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
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6.63
48 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
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6.34
62 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.