There's nothing quite like a hilarious comedy special to keep us happy and giggling all night long. Well, this list of the top 5 rated Netflix comedy specials is sure to have you clutching your stomach from laughter. Get ready and sign in to Netflix people; here come some knee-slappers!
Kicking it off at number 5 with an IMDb rating of 8.1/10 is Dave Chappelle's The Age of Spin, released in 2017. In just over an hour, Chappelle "Gives his usual skewed insight into the topics of race, technology, OJ Simpson, and more, in a stand-up special filmed in Hollywood," according to IMDb.
Next on our list is number 4: Jim Jefferies' 2014 special Bare with an IMDb score of 8.1/10. This 1 hour 17-minute joke-filled special is sure to have you laughing all night long! Even though this is the oldest title on our list, based on its rating and funny talk of family, it's guaranteed to keep you in good spirits!
At number 3 is Hasan Minhaj and his special, Homecoming King, with an IMDb rating of 8.3/10! The show launched on the streaming platform in 2017 and is Minhaj's first stand-up special. While the comedian jokes about topics from strict parents to details of his life story, it nearly guarantees a burst of laughter (or several)!
Coming in at number 2 is Australian comic Hannah Gadsby, with an IMDb rating of 8.3/10! Gadsby's special is titled Nanette and launched on Netflix in 2018. If you haven't watched it yet, here's what to expect per IMDb: Hannah "Reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations...and childhood turmoil."
Last but certainly not least is famous internet musician Bo Burnham and his special Make Happy at number 1! The title ranked a whopping 8.4/10 on IMDb and is rumored to be one of the funniest on the platform! From hypocrisy to Pringles cans, Burnham keeps his live audience laughing and will have you joining in too.
In just one hour, Bo captured the hearts of many. IMDb user tmccrory01 rated the performance 10/10 stars and even commented, "This Netflix original comedy special is one of the best out there. One of my top 3 along with…both Dave Chapelle sketches." Well, the results are in; it looks like a date with the couch is in order!