5 things that are going to make you want to watch Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special now

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix specials

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Dave Chappelle’s Netflix specials

Today is the day that Dave Chappelle fans have been waiting for all month.

The first two of the locally-based comedian’s hour-long comedy specials for Netflix are now streaming.

The first show was filmed at the Palladium in Los Angeles in March 2016.

Like the second special, it is directed by Stan Lathan and opens with narration from legendary actor Morgan Freeman and a look inside Chappelle's head that set up the whole dang thing.

Trust us, you’ll want to rewatch the opening.

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Chappelle, who lives on a farm outside of Yellow Springs, told CBS This Morning’s Gayle King that he is calmer in his community.

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Chappelle has had a lot of time to think since he famously walked away from a $50 million Comedy Central deal for The Chappelle Show more than a decade ago.

Warning:  we will try not to give too much away, but lightweight spoilers are definitely ahead.

That comes across in big ways in the special, the first of three recorded for Netflix as part of a $60 million deal.

In the second in the three part series, Chappelle tells a joke about being hit with a snowball while walking with his sister in this area.

In both, Chappelle comes across as an elder statemen of comedy.

Here are few highlights from the first special (here come those spoilers)

All weed is not equal

It does not show up on breathalizer test.

Chappelle knows history  

The comedian breaks down the impact of WWII in hilarious fashion.

Chappelle met O.J. Simpson four times 

There is nothing funny about murder, but Chappelle’s take on his encounters with the NFL star turned accused murderer sure is.

Super heroes can also be villains

To steal a brilliant line from the special “he rapes, but he saves. And he saves more than he rapes, but he probably does rape.”

The “Care Bear” stare 

The 1980's cartoon perfectly explains the difference between those who grew up on Saturday Morning Cartoons and kids these days.

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Gayle King interviews Dave Chappelle on CBS This Morning

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