The Jeff Dunham Show

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 5.5  (826)

The Jeff Dunham Show aired on Comedy Central from October to December 2009, starring ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham. The show featured a combination of stand-up comedy and sketches with Dunham's famous puppets including Walter, Peanut, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist.

Each episode of The Jeff Dunham Show opened with a monologue by Dunham and introductions of the featured puppets. The sketches on the show varied in content, but all involved Dunham as the straight man interacting with his puppet co-stars. The puppets had distinct personalities and often teased or insulted Dunham, adding an element of humor to the sketches.

In addition to the sketches, The Jeff Dunham Show included a segment called "Ask Walter," where Dunham's grumpy old-man puppet Walter would answer viewer questions on a variety of topics ranging from relationships to technology. The show also featured a segment called "Achmed's Homeland Security," where Achmed the Dead Terrorist would comment on current events and answer viewer questions in his distinctive and often controversial manner.

Throughout the show's run, Dunham also interviewed celebrity guests including Gil Ozeri, Larry King, Howie Mandel, and Brooke Hogan. The show was filmed in front of a live studio audience, and Dunham's interactions with the crowd added to the overall comedic effect.

While The Jeff Dunham Show had high ratings during its run, it received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised Dunham's ability to create compelling, laugh-out-loud puppet characters, while others criticized the show's reliance on simplistic humor and stereotypes.

Regardless of the critical reception, The Jeff Dunham Show was a hit with audiences and further cemented Dunham's place as one of the most successful and beloved comedians in the industry. The show was also notable for being one of the last major comedy programs to air before the rise of streaming services and the decline of traditional television audiences.

In conclusion, The Jeff Dunham Show was a Comedy Central program starring Jeff Dunham that blended stand-up comedy with sketches featuring his famous puppets. The show included segments such as "Ask Walter" and "Achmed's Homeland Security," as well as celebrity interviews and interactions with a live studio audience. While the show received mixed reviews from critics, it was a success with audiences and helped solidify Dunham's place as a major figure in comedy.

The Jeff Dunham Show is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on October 22, 2009.

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Episode 107
7. Episode 107
December 10, 2009
Bubba J goes to Dr. Drew's rehab facility. Achmed sets up a booth at a job fair. Walter apologizes to his wife for all the bad things he's going to do. Peanut seeks dating advice.
Episode 106
6. Episode 106
December 3, 2009
Peanut goes to a local dance studio to audition dancers for Jeff's show.
Episode 105
5. Episode 105
November 19, 2009
Sweet Daddy Dee takes part in a Civil War re-enactment. Achmed records ringtones. Walter buys his wife an anniversary gift. Bubba J teaches you how to be safe in the house when you're drunk.
Episode 104
4. Episode 104
November 12, 2009
Peanut records a rap song, Bubba J visits a hypnotist, and Achmed watches his first adult movie.
Episode 103
3. Episode 103
November 5, 2009
Walter is introduced to the video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and it's a bit much for his sensibilities.
Episode 102
2. Episode 102
October 29, 2009
Achmed the Dead Terrorist holds a funeral for himself which is long overdue; Walter interviews Joel and Benji Madden; a female doctor gives Walter a physical.
1. Pilot
October 22, 2009
To deal with their relationship issues, Jeff and Walter visit a therapist. Achmed airs footage from his new stand-up comedy DVD. Peanut is set for a hot date with Brooke Hogan.
Where to Watch The Jeff Dunham Show
The Jeff Dunham Show is available for streaming on the Comedy Central website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Jeff Dunham Show on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Apple TV and Comedy Central.
  • Premiere Date
    October 22, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (826)