9 Stand-up comedy specials on Netflix to watch tonight

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Netflix is paving the way for mainstream stand-up comedy with their hilarious one-hour specials consistently in the trending videos on their site. We took the time to sort through them and pick out our favorite ones to get you started!

Check out these 9 stand-up comedy specials you need to watch.

Gabriel Iglesias Stand-up Special: I’m sorry for what I said when I was hungry

1 ) Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry

One of the most animated storytellers ever, Gabriel Iglesias tops our list with his relatable stories, hilarious impressions, and interconnected punchlines. Iglesias talks about his encounter with a chocolate cake shake, his first celebrity-death hoax, and a fan who punks him with the ultimate gift basket.

Trevor Noah’s stand-up special: Afraid of the Dark

2) Trevor Noah: Afraid of the dark

The Daily Show host isn’t slowing down with a book release and a new stand-up special. Noah’s comedic ability and unique perspective allow him to cleverly twist iconic cultural differences. Trevor Noah talks about being a South African living under two first-black presidents, why  Russian accents are scary, and how you can do anything with white man on your side.

 Jeff Dunham stand-up special: spark of insanity

3) Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity

Who knew you could make a living playing with dolls. Jeff Dunham is a ventriloquist who will have you on the floor laughing with his hilarious stereotypes and eccentric personalities. Dunham talks with a dead terrorist, a redneck, and a superhero in this riveting special that will leave you quoting him for days after.

Amy Schumer’s latest stand-up comedy special: The Leather Special

4) Amy Schumer: The Leather Special

Amy Schumer has taken the world by storm with her self-confidence and fearless attitude. Amy Schumer’s enthusiasm for experiencing life and love for herself is contagious. You’ll never look at dating or sex the same way again after watching Schumer’s Leather Special.

John Mulaney’s stand-up special: The Comeback Kid

5) John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid

John Mulaney’s latest special oozes with his smooth and sarcastic and wit. Hilariously self-deprecating, Mulaney’s humor will make you appreciate how secure he is with his awkwardness. Awkward colloquialisms, marriage, and horrific family encounters top the list of his jokes in this special.

 Kevin Hart’s latest stand-up comedy special: What Now?

6) Kevin Hart: What Now

Performing in a sold-out football stadium, Kevin Hart is often attributed with singlehandedly taking stand-up comedy into the mainstream. Performing for crowds like those at a Taylor Swift concert, Hart’s contagious energy surges through spectators. No spoilers here, just go watch it because Kevin Hart never disappoints!  

Jim Gaffigan’s latest stand-up comedy special: Cinco

7) Jim Gaffigan: Cinco

Always a family favorite for his clean and witty humor, Jim Gaffigan’s fifth one-hour special doesn’t disappoint. One of the pioneers of clean comedy, Gaffigan continues his unique take on life. If you can’t get rid of the kids tonight or don’t enjoy dirty humor, Jim Gaffigan should be your first stop for stand-up comedy.

Aziz Ansari’s latest stand-up comedy special: Live at Madison Square Garden

8) Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden

Aziz Ansari will have you rolling with his all-too-real representation of dating in the era of tinder and texting. A great storyteller with a hilarious background, Aziz’s comedy packs a punch. This Parks & Rec star knows how to hit those topics that will leave you wanting more.

 Dave Chappelle returns to the stage with his two-part stand-up comedy special

9) Dave Chappelle: Collection 1

Dave Chappelle returns to the stage for the first time in a decade and hasn’t lost a step. Never lost on Chappelle is the racial controversy so blatant in the world today. If you loved The Chappelle Show, this should be the first thing you watch tonight!