Fans who were
expecting to see vintage Dave Chappelle on Comedy Central's, Chappelle's
Show: the Lost Episodes, last Sunday night have to feel somewhat
disappointed with the latest offerings.
Most of the material in the Lost Episodes are average at
best. And unlike Chappelle's previous work, which consisted of hot
button issues like race and politics, the Lost Episodes focuses
almost entirely on the comedian's financial status. The only note-worthy
skit from the lost season
slain rapper Tupac Shukar.
President of Comedy Central, said that the network held out hope
that Chappelle would return to finish the series, but ultimately,
after it become apparent that Chappelle would not return to his
top-rated perch, the decision was made to air the Lost Episodes
on July 9th.
really didn't want to do this without him, but we needed to bring
some closure." He added, "We did pay for the episodes,
so we might as well use them. I am trying to run a business."
Central special was hosted by Charlie Murphy and Donnell Rawlings.
The series will be released on
DVD July 25.