Dave Chappelle’s 5 Best Characters

After over a decade away from stand-up television, Chappelle makes a comeback.

Dave Chappelle is back. The comedian marked his return to television to host Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Here’s a refresher course on Chappelle’s five greatest characters:

5. Dave Chappelle as Prince


4. Dave Chappelle as Lil Jon


3. Dave Chappelle as Silky Johnson, “Player Hater of the Year, 2002”


2. Dave Chappelle as Clayton Bigsby, black white supremacist


1. Dave Chappelle as Tyrone Biggums



An earlier version of this article was published on September 15, 2013.