The Comedy Get Down

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 6.7  (112)

The Comedy Get Down is a hilarious comedy series that premiered on BET in 2017. The show is inspired by the famous national tour of the same name and brings together five of the funniest comedians in America: George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Charlie Murphy (RIP). All five comedians play themselves in the show and bring their unique styles to the fore for a hilarious ride.

The Comedy Get Down takes an insightful look into each of the comedian's personal lives and how they manage to balance their personal lives with their professional careers. The show explores the comic routines of these great comedians by showcasing their best-timed punchlines and jokes. The show is a blend of scripted and improv comedy that provides both humor and insight into the lives of these successful comedians.

Each episode of The Comedy Get Down features one or more of the comedians performing their stand-up routines in front of a live audience. The audience members range from all ages and backgrounds, and the comedians are not afraid to tackle any sensitive subject or taboo topic with their jokes. The performances are interspersed with brief backstage glimpses into the personal lives of the comedians, highlighting some of their most humanizing and relatable moments.

One of the joys of the show is watching these comedians play off each other. The different personalities of the comedians are showcased, making for an unusual blend of humor. For example, George Lopez is known for his witty one-liners that can cut through any object. Cedric the Entertainer, on the other hand, brings his laid-back, contemplative style of humor to the table, while Eddie Griffin's high energy and quick wit provide a dynamic pace for the show. D.L. Hughley and the late Charlie Murphy (RIP) also bring their unique humor styles to the table, making for a great diversity in terms of comedy.

The Comedy Get Down is an excellent representation of African-American comedy, culture, and lifestyle in America. The show touches on topics such as race, politics, dating, family, and more. The comedians invite the audience to laugh with them, and not at them. They share heartfelt yet hilarious moments such as Cedric the Entertainer revealing how his mother used to discipline him, Eddie Griffin joking about how he would handle a zombie apocalypse, George Lopez discussing how technology has changed the world, D.L. Hughley taking digs at societal norms and Charlie Murphy poking fun at the celebrity life.

The show provides an experience of not just humorous but also heartwarming stories that portray the humanity, struggles, and triumphs of each of the comedians. In some episodes, the comedians collaborate to take on a common subject, while in others, the show is structured around one particular comedian or theme.

Overall, The Comedy Get Down is a must-see for anyone looking for laughs and a fascinating look into the personal lives of some of the most famous comedians in America. It is a perfect blend of scripted humor, improvisation, and insightful commentary. The show provides a remarkable platform for these five distinct comedians to come together and shine in their unique humor. Any comedy fan will surely enjoy every episode of this outstanding series.

The Comedy Get Down is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on October 12, 2017.

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LA Story Part 2
10. LA Story Part 2
December 21, 2017
The guys try to make things right but Kareem is nowhere to be found; ultimately, Kareem gets the last laugh when he uses his connections at the Forum against the guys.
LA Story Part 1
9. LA Story Part 1
December 14, 2017
Before CGD's big homecoming show at the Forum, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes the guys out to dinner to celebrate. Kareem ends up leaving without paying the check, breaking the unwritten rule of, "The richest person at the table pays."
Shirts and Skin
8. Shirts and Skin
December 7, 2017
George raves over the success of the high-quality, expensive tour shirts. Eddie creates his own affordable tour shirts and accuses George of being bossy. George sees where Eddie is coming from and agrees to lighten up.
Weekend at Eddie's
7. Weekend at Eddie's
November 30, 2017
Eddie invites the guys to stay at his house while they're making a tour stop in Las Vegas. George and Charlie are going to spend the day playing golf while Cedric and DL will hang with Eddie at the house.
6. Unsuitable
November 16, 2017
Cedric is excited to gift George a custom suit and expects him to wear it on a TV appearance promoting the tour; and Charlie and Eddie become friendly with Keith, the bus driver.
Black Wives Matter
5. Black Wives Matter
November 9, 2017
With a free day in Miami, the guys plan on getting turnt up. Cedric and DL's plans with the guys are thwarted when their wives unexpectedly show up.
No Tickets No Peace
4. No Tickets No Peace
November 2, 2017
Nina informs the guys that Twitter is blowing up because of some things DL and George said that got them in trouble with a gay rights group. Despite Charlie's warnings, Cedric offers a famous sports star tickets to the "CGD" show, expecting to have the favor returned with great seats to the sports star's game.
No Good Weed
3. No Good Weed
October 26, 2017
In Minneapolis, Nina reminds the guys about Cedric & DL's charitable activities for the weekend. After pledging a donation to a charity, Cedric is honored at a dinner; DL spends the day with a Make A -Wish teen.
Get Off the Bus
2. Get Off the Bus
October 19, 2017
As a way to bond, the guys have Nina arrange for a fancy tour bus to travel to their next stop. Eddie refuses to go on the bus because of his past trauma, instead driving in a car with White Terry.
N--Words with Friends
1. N--Words with Friends
October 12, 2017
The guys each ride in their own chauffeured cars to the airport. They regale their respective drivers with their embellished version of how The Comedy Get Down tour came together, each taking credit for making it happen.
Where to Watch The Comedy Get Down
The Comedy Get Down is available for streaming on the BET website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Comedy Get Down on demand at BET+ and Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, BET, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 12, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (112)