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TRAILER: Dave Chappelle Is Making His Return to Netflix

TRAILER: Dave Chappelle Is Making His Return to Netflix
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Get ready to laugh! Netflix has just released its teaser trailer for Dave Chapelle's newest special on the streaming platform. On top of all the other exciting content Netflix is introducing this Fall, Chappelle's newest special The Closer is hitting screens October 5.

Chappelle is regarding The Closer as a culmination of his other Netflix specials, covering the same topics that he's discussed in earlier specials.

In the opening lines of the Netflix trailer, Chappelle even revisited something he's frequently discussed in his other stand-up specials.

Comedians have a responsibility to speak recklessly. Sometimes the funniest thing to say is mean. Remember, I'm not saying it to be mean. I'm saying it because it's funny.

Fans were quite ecstatic with the announcement of the sixth chapter of his stand-up comedy series, however Netflix also disclosed that this will be the final special in the series. In their synopsis of the special, Netflix shared

As he closes out his slate of comedy specials, Dave takes the stage to set the record straight-- and get a few things off his chest.

The name of the series itself also alludes to the disappointing potential of this being Chappelle's last run on Netflix.

Chappelle's end to his Netflix reign comes to no surprise after he had pulled his Comedy Central series, Chappelle's Show, off of Netflix. Chappelle slammed ViaCom in 2020 for selling the show's licensing rights to Comedy Central without paying him, allowing streaming platforms like Netflix to circulate his unpaid work.

Chappelle's Show returned to Netflix earlier this year, so fans can surely catch up on their favorite stand-up routines before The Closer makes its debut. Make sure to also prepare for The Closer 's premiere by watching Chappelle's previous specials on Netflix.

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