10 Funniest Stand-Up Comedy Specials On Netflix


After a long and busy day of work, here’s what you can do to unwind – grab your favourite food and switch on Netflix. Now, you don’t have to wait for your food to get cold while you decide what to watch, because, we have collated a list of the funniest stand-up comedy specials on Netflix for you to choose from. Get ready to LOL and ROFL in real life.

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1. Tamborine, Chris Rock
Chris Rock, the Emmy and Grammy award-winning comic who transformed stand-up comedy with his funny and intelligent observations on relationships, racism, and society, returns to Netflix with his first stand-up special in ten years, Chris Rock: Tamborine. Rock tackles a wide range of modern themes with keen and intelligent commentary on life, using his distinctive laser-like observations.

2. Right Now, Aziz Ansari
In a Spike Jonze-directed comedy special, Aziz Ansari reveals profound personal insights and entertaining thoughts on wokeness, family, and the social climate. He also takes the opportunity to provide a heartfelt apology over the sexual misconduct allegations against him and opens up to the audience in a more intimate way than before.

3. Baby Cobra, Ali Wong
Ali Wong: Baby Cobra introduces us to this 33-year-old married woman who is 7 and a half months pregnant and somehow still eager to do standup. And, despite the fact that her life appears to be a little too polished for humour, she dispels that notion and brings the laughs. The stand-up special digs into her sexual exploits, hoarding, the difficult route to pregnancy, and why feminism is bad.

4. The Jonas Brothers Family Roast
It’s the Jonas Brothers like you’ve never seen them before, with a roasting to remember. A roller-coaster trip awaits you in this one-hour Netflix special. In addition to their better halves, Danielle Jonas, Sophie Turner, and Priyanka Chopra, the roast also features Lilly Singh, John Legend, Tom Grady, Pete Davidson, Jack Whitehall, and, Dr Phil. This is hands down one of the funniest stand-up comedy specials on Netflix, and, it takes you back to your childhood!


5. Humanity, Ricky Gervais
Always irreverent, always direct Ricky Gervais discusses a variety of themes in “Ricky Gervais: Humanity,” including celebrities, animal rights, and the overall question of what should be deemed humorous. Staying typically on-brand, this comedy special is a treat to those who enjoy ‘offensive’ humour.

6. Quarter Life Crisis, Taylor Tomlinson
She’s halfway through her twenties and she’s had enough. Taylor Tomlinson, who is too old to party and too young to settle down, takes a swipe at her life choices. ‘Quarter-Life Crisis’ is a wonderfully relevant and amusing take on so many things that the ordinary person faces on a daily basis, and she sheds her comic light on them.

7. Homecoming King, Hassan Minaj
Hasan Minhaj tells his life story as an Indian-American Muslim through a series of hilarious and poignant incidents in his first stand-up special. Topics that Minaj tackles in this special include racism, bullying, and achieving the high expectations of immigrant parents.

8. Kid Gorgeous, John Mulaney
In this comedic special, John Mulaney reminisces about his youth and Saturday Night Live, mocks the usefulness of college, and laments getting older. The church, his family, President Trump, and predators kidnapping children are among the other topics he tackles. You can’t go wrong with this pick, which is narrated in his trademark self-deprecating style with his distinct voice.

9. Son Of Patricia, Trevor Noah
Noah’s South African background and upbringing collide with his recent American experience, resulting in amusing and human juxtapositions. His quips are smart and funny, and his storytelling technique, which is unlike any other comedian’s, never fails to impress. Another must-see for stand-up comedy aficionados.

10. Almost Famous, Russel Peters
Russell returns to his signature ethnic gags and crowd participation. If it was ever in doubt whether Koreans would laugh at jokes about Punjabis or whether Lebanese would find the mockery of Caribbean culture amusing, Peters has proven that it is not only conceivable, but also lucrative. If you’re a fan of Russell Peters’ usual style, check this out.

This was our list of the best stand-up comedy specials on Netflix. Which one is your favorite and did it make it to the list? Let us know in the comments!

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