When it comes to standup comedy, Netflix has splintered a great deal of features, including specials for nearly every sense of humor. Not only does it matter whether or not the streaming network is working on its movies and television programs effectively, but they also have a huge force in the game now, bringing some of the best comedy names to the audience.
There''s an incredible amount of comedy on Netflix, and I dare anyone to try and watch all of it, but we''ve done a deep dive into the library to learn the most stunning, groundbreaking, and laugh-out-loud hilarious selections in the bunch. Check out our list of Netflix''s top 10 stand-up comedy offerings here.
Note to Editor: This list has been updated since spring 2022 so that he can include Bo Burnham: Inside.
Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)
Bo Burnham: Inside, a comedy show based on his vast experience of living in quarantine, proves necessity can be the boost for really good creative work. It includes a variety of musical abilities, from being fantastically goofy to profoundly reflective with ease. It also demonstrates that necessity can truly be the foundation for successful success, given how each nuance and small detail make it a special, a testament to Burnham''s ability to continue to improve. - Chase Hutchinson
Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis (2020)
Taylor Tomlinson''s Quarter-Life Crisis is unique, but it''s a tense moment when we are all dealing with difficulties such as being young and having fun, and also learning to adapt to our social skills. Marco Vito Oddo: Tomlinson''s Quarter-Life Crisis is a terrific example of how great Tomlinson is.
Ronny Chieng: A Chinese Comedian Destroys America! (2019)
Ronny Chieng''s roles in Shang-Chi and Crazy Rich Asians might be recognized by mainstream viewers, but in Ronnie Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! Chieng, who comes from a transnational perspective, is openly revealing his stories about American politics and politics, and his own struggle to reach him on time. Chieng is sure to become a bigger star when it comes to getting to the subway. If you''re looking for an introduction, there''s no better place to start.
Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby (2019)
Seth Meyers has the most effective nightly talk show right now (Last Week Tonight doesnt count because it only airs on Sunday), and he has added his charm and charisma to the Lobby Baby collection, which includes a variety of political jokes. However, Meyers is still making it his own because he is smart enough and adept enough to know that it is not about pushing the envelope that makes for good comedy, but also by learning how to make a joke when he describes a useless dance instructor or poke
(2018): A Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
A lot of people enjoy playing venues in spite of Mulaney''s style, as well as his singing and appearances. And at the same time, he says, "I''m glad to see you play it." "On Netflix, what is the best of Mulaney''s performance? "There''s no shortage of interest in the program," Mulaney says of his famous performances.
Tom Segura: Completely Normal (2014)
Segura''s three sets on Netflix, Completely Normal, and Disgraceful, are all winners, but for me, Segura pays every bit for all of the laughs its worth, and the fact that he makes it look so effortless only further confirms he is one of the best in the business.
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)
Pryor: Live in Concert is a stone-cold classic, which was recorded in Long Beach, California. It''s a definitive piece of comedy and a much-needed entry on Netflix, which generally suffers from a shortage of classic comedy. Pryor''s deep enthusiasm and power for manipulating a raucous crowd are on full display, and it''s like a slew of competition once more. Even if you''re in today, you''ll immediately laugh yourself into understanding
Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers (2015)
Anthony Jeselnik is proof that you can make jokes by yourself because you''re smart and talented enough to be successful. Besides being a little abrasive, he does not punch down on any items; it''s also a fun thing to remember who gets involved in it, but it''s also a master in rewarding others. It''s also a godschild for those who aren''t willing to punch down.
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018)
Nanette, a deeply personal meditation on art, abuse, and trauma, has shaped you into her remarkable humor and poise. This includes engaging commentary that enthuses you into her personal touch, revealing powerful timing and emotional intelligence. While this is not the case for comedians, Nanette is a fantastic, powerful standup that propels the form in bold new directions.
Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018)
Ali Wong, who was once very excited about her 2016 Baby Cobra, was a smash sensation, and she continued to perform as an adult, ignoring the harsh, often unreported realities of birth and motherhood. Regardless, Wong''s 2016 documentary Hard Knock Wife, which she reprised while pregnant, was remarkable for one simple but profound factor. Wong, in the age of helicopter parenting and introspection, is committed to hilarity, and is committed to being respectful and compassionate.
Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (2017)
Patton Oswalt, a Twitter supporter, reveals the profound and heartbreaking of his 2017 special Annihilation, a set that ranges from comedy in the Trump era to a soul-searching exploration of sorrow in the wake of his wife''s tragically early passing. In addition, Oswalt acknowledges the old idiom of storytelling, which demonstrates how self-doubt it is, and makes sense.
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017)
With his incredible cast, Christopher Storer shook hands with Hasan Minhaj for the comedians'' debut standup show, and he quickly nailed the distance between the stage and the screen. But the expert camera use and home viewer-friendly staging is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Homecoming King, which turns Minhaj''s hit off-roadway show into a spectacular Netflix special. Minhaj never takes on the awkward ranting approach with his ability to speed up the audience,
Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (2017)
Neal Brennan, who is well-known as the co-creator of the Chappelles Show, shows the stage solo in his engaging, fun-filled exploration of the place where comedy meets personal pain. It''s hard to forget about Brennan''s moments, particularly when it comes to depression, his shame as a star fucker, and his abusive father''s depreciation. The set also reaches remarkable heights throughout the Emotional Stuff, and the self-flaying segments that reveal his frustration. Brenn
Tig Notaro: Happy to Be Here (2018)
In Happy to Be Here, Tig Notaro has experienced a long-distance set of personal tragedies and setbacks, but she returns to the stage with a distinctly positive twist. Considered something of an end to a comedic trilogy that started with Live, and Boyish Girl Interrupted, Notaro delivers it all with infectious impish glee. In the hands of pretty much anyone else, she is delivering a unique cult comedy that is uplifting, but it never
Fred Armisen: Standup for Drummers (2018)
With Standup for Drummers, a comedy that is almost entirely dedicated to music and drumming, is always surprising, and despite the fact that the vast majority of drummers are concerned about producing them (though no doubt it helps), Armisen''s outrageously aggressiveness in the subject matter keeps the show afloat even through his oddest and most specific diversions.
Sarah Silverman, A Speck of Dust (2017)
Sarah Silverman, a shiver-strewn comedian, has a profound commitment to the audience''s attention through her colorful voice and wide range of laughs. But as she draws off of a health scare, Silverman takes her signature edginess and points it on herself in a humorous way. In an era where everything offends, she remains a clear master of pushing the audience''s buttons in good faith.
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