Reviewed: The best comedy specials of 2017

We saw a record number of hour-long stand-up comedy specials released on video in 2017. Were they all worth your time? Probably not.

But I can recommend more than a few. A few dozen, in fact. These are the comedy specials from the year just passed that I’d watch with you again (and in some cases, again and again and again).

In alphabetical order:

Head over to if you want to know how subjectively I’d narrow this list down to rank the top 10 best and funniest stand-up comedy specials of 2017.


Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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