Chappelle's Show

Season 2 Episode 5

Ep. #205

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Feb 18, 2004 on Comedy Central
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NegroDamus: Paul Mooney comes in and plays a psychic (Nostradamus). Of course, everything that comes out of Mooney's mouth takes on a funny yet decidedly dark tone.
Red Balls: Tryone Biggins is out again, this time as a spokesperson for a brand new energy drink called Red Balls - of course made from crack. "Now cocaine comes in a delicious new shake."
Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories (Prince): One of the funniest sketches of series, this CMTH depicts Charlie Murphy's run in with Prince at a night club. The sketch gets funnier and funnier as Prince invites Charlie and his crew over to his house to hang out then eventually play basketball then eventually eat pancakes together. Brilliant sketch all the way around.
Musical Performance: Cee-Lo performs "Call Me"moreless

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  • The Negrodamus sketch and the Red Balls sketch were funny, but the Prince Basketball sketch was one of the best in the series.

    9.8
    Game, Blouses! As mentioned above, the first two sketches were just OK. The Prince sequence was one of the high points of the show. I was laughing really hard when I first saw this episode. Dave Chappelle did a great job playing Prince, and Charlie Murphy's narration and acting was hilarious. That last scene where Prince dunks and looks into the camera was the funniest single moment on Chapelle's Show, and one of the funniest things I've ever seen on TV. I'm actually glad that Dave stopped doing the show. Moments like this are very rare no matter how talented you are, and he stepped away from the show at the right time. The Prince sketch was great, and it is exactly why I love this show.moreless

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    • Prince: This bores me. Is anyone up for a game of basketball?
      Charlie Murphy: HAHAHAHAHAHA!
      Prince: How about you and your friends... versus me and The Revolution?
      Charlie Murphy: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
      Charlie Murphy: So I was like, this nigga must be jokin', man. I didn't know where he was going with this sh*t. But, he was dead serious. He had his help or whatever go and get some, like, shorts and sneakers, and laughing, I'm like, this is gonna be some funny ass sh*t. So they come out, right, and I look at them, and um, they still got on the same sh*t they'd be wearing at the club. It was wild, and I was like, I know they ain't thinking of playing ball in that, but they were. And I said:
      Charlie Murphy: Hey you know what, you know what we're gonna call this? The shirts against the blouses! (Prince makes a nervous face)
      Charlie Murphy: And when I said that, this look came on his face. And I'm looking back at him thinking to myself, you know, what are you angry about? You know where you got that shirt from, and it damn sure not from the men's department! But I learned something that day. Don't judge a book by it's cover. This cat can ball!

    • Tyrone Biggums (in jail; to a cop): Excuse me, jailer, pardon me. May I have a Red Balls, please?
      (next scene)
      Tyrone Biggums (opens up a Red Balls, and drinks it): SHA ZAM!

    • (while Tyrone is lifting up a bus to pick up a quarter)
      Bus Driver(speaking in his intercom): Mayday. Mayday! We have a crack head lifting up the bus. Must be Red Balls.

    • Tyrone Biggums: Hello, my name is Tyrone Biggums. Sometimes in the pursuit of crack, it leaves me tired and depleted. Now cocaine comes in a delicious shake! (holds up a can of Red Balls) Red Balls! It gives me waaaaaays! (takes a drink from the can) Ah. Humuna-HUMUNA-HUMUNA-HUMUNA-HUMUNA-HUMUNA!

    • Charlie Murphy: You think I'm lyin' about getting beat in basketball because I'm tellin' you a story about Prince? Well, you wrong. CHALLENGE HIM! AIGHT? A-a-and make sure your boys is there!

    • (during a basketball game with Prince)
      Charlie Murphy: Hey Prince, you got a towel? It's kinda hot in here.
      Prince: Why don't you purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka?

    • Audience Member: Negrodamus, will Arsenio Hall ever have a show again?
      Negrodamus: Yes. Arsenio Hall will have a new show called "Good Morning, Black America". It will be played at noon throughout the country.

    • Prince: Play ball.

    • Charlie Murphy: Well I gotta admit, um, it was a good game.
      Prince: I Wish I could say the same for you, and your crew of flunkies. Do you guys want some grapes? *smirk* Bitches!!

    • Senator 1: Sir, was it true that you were a crack cocaine dealer for seven years?
      Tron: I-I plead da fif. *wink*
      Senator 1: Sir, would you tell us about the cartels you dealt with in your time as a crack cocaine dealer?
      Tron: Um, no, but I can tell you I plead the fizz-if.
      Senator 2: Exactly how much money did you earn in your time as a crack cocaine dealer?
      Tron: (singing) WELLL! III! I SAID THAT III! SO MANY AMENDMENTS! IN THE CONSTITUTION! OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! I CAN ONLY CHOOSE ONE...i can only choose ONE! I plead the fif. * bang-bang* I plead the fif! *bang-bang* FIVE! one, two, three, four, FIF! Anythang you say? FIF! Go ahead and ask me a question. FIF! I have a certain document that I think you need to see. * shows a piece of paper with FIF written on it.
      Senator 1: That will be all sir, good afternoon.

    • Prince: Game... blouses.

    • Prince: (calling basketball plays) Computer Blue.

    • NegroDamus: White People Love Wayne Brady Because He Makes Bryant Gumbel Look Like Malcolm X.

    • Interviewer: What happened next after the game?
      Charlie Murphy: He took us back inside and made us pancakes.
      Charlie Murphy: (pause, dead serious) Pancakes.
      Prince: (serving panckaes) Nice game... bitches.

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