There are hundreds of Stand-up comedians and their comedy specials out there. Starting from Dave Chappelle to Hannah Gadsby everyone is producing an overwhelming amount of comedy in various comedy series.
So, some of the best stand-up comedy specials that are available on popular streaming channel Netflix are listed below. Check out top names that bring a big smile on your face.
11. Dave Chappelle
Show: The Age of
Spin and Deep in the Heart of Texas
A popular name in the category of stand-up comedy is Dave Chappelle. He started his career with an iconic comedy sketch series “Chapelle’s Show”. He received various big awards such as Emmy award and Grammy award for outstanding performance.
Apart from this, he also works in movies and produces various popular comedy specials on Netflix such as The Age of Spin, Equanimity, Deep in the Heart of Texas and Bird Revelation.
10. John Mulaney
Show: Kid Gorgeous
at Radio City
Best known as the writer of a comedy special Saturday Night Live, John Mulaney has produced several big television shows in his career such as The Top Part, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City, New in Town and various others.
His comedy special that is available on Netflix is “Kid Gorgeous at Radio City”. It is one of the top-rated shows in which he presents various topics such as the value of college, church, family, and trump in a humorous way.
9. Bill Burr
Show: Walk your way
In his stand-up special “Walk your way out”, he covers various important and serious topics such as overpopulation, dictators, fast food and gorilla sign language in an impressive way.
8. Hannah Gadsby
An Australian comedy, writer and television presenter “Hannah Gadsby” produced various big stand-up specials in her life. She presents various stories related to the joys and hardship of being a queer woman, and why sexuality goes hand to hand with comedy in her comedy specials.
Her Netflix stand –up show, Nanette show why she is giving up comedy. It tells the story of the strength of being a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.
7. Ali Wong
Show: Hard Knock
Wife and Baby Cobra
An undeniable powerful stand-up comedian who is known for her Netflix stand-up shows such as Hard Knock Wife and Baby Cobra is Alexandra Wong or Ali Wong.
She covers various topics such as pregnancy, parenting, race, gender and political correctness in her Netflix comedy show.
6. Hasan Minhaj
Show: Homecoming King
Netflix show “Homecoming King” focus on best stand-up comedian of Hasan Minhaj. In his first stand-up comedy special, he wins people heart and brings a smile on their face with the help of his interesting life story as an Indian-American Muslim.
He covers numerous heartbreaking topics in his first show such as bullying, racism and fulfills demanding expectations of his immigrant’s parents.
5. Jim Gaffigan
A Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian who produced several big shows in his careers such as Mr. Universe, Obsessed and Cinco is Jim Gaffigan or James Christoper Gaffigan.
He is the popular stand-up comedian who mostly performs on material like observations, fatherhood, food, and laziness.
4. Chris Rock
The star of various popular movies and TV shows such as Down to Earth, Madagascar film series, top five, the Longest Yard and head of state is debuted on the online streaming channel with Netflix series Tamborine.
This 2018 hit and interesting comedy special focus on topics such as fatherhood, infidelity, and American politics.
3. Bo Burnham
Show: Make Happy
Robert Pickering Bo Burnham started his career as Youtuber in 2006. He performs in several comedy specials and also direct and write a movie name Eight Grade.
His stand-up comedy web shows “Bo Burnham”, emphasis on several topics such as life, death, hypocrisy, mental illness, Pringles cans and other.
2. Richard Pryor
Show: Live in
A greatest and influential stand-up comedian and actor of all time Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor work in several movies and recordings such as Live & Smokin’, That Nigger’s Crazy, Bicentennial Nigger, Live on the sunset street and others.
One of his popular stand-up special that is available on Netflix is Richard Pryor: Live in Concert. It is an amazing comedy special that surely brings a sweet and cute smile on your face.
1. Mike Birbiglia
Another biggest name in the entertainment industry that produces several comedy albums and television specials is Mike Birbiglia.
He is an awesome stand-up comedian that produce the amazing show “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” that is available on Netflix to stream. In this interesting show, he tells the story of his believing and disbelieving in love.