One thing nobody can deny is that in the short time the show has been around, Chappelle's Show made it's mark in pop culture.
In a nutshell, the first two seasons were absolutely hystical with a few sketches that weren't as funny as the others (your not going to hit a homerun every single time) that just left classic moments in TV & pop culture history to the point where it revived the music career of a legend in Rick James with one catchphrase (I'M RICK JAMES B....) & helped another actor in Wayne Brady break out of the sterotypical roles he's been typecasted in throughout his career ("Is Wayne Brady gonna have to choke a b....?"). Dave along with his cast like the always overlooked Charlie Murphy, legend Paul Mooney, and Donnell Rawlings just brought forth a bunch of situations that people don't normally find funny but just made you almost pee on yourself laughing. It's been years since the show started & so many memorable moments are still in my head like it was yesterday. It's the funniest show of this nature since "In Living Color" that pushed the boundries with it's spoofs of issues in recent news stories (R. Kelly....need I say more?), pop culture (Mad Real World) & issues we deal with daily like racism (Clayton Bigsby) & sterotypes (Trading Places)...and just having skits around to give us a good laugh (The Player Haters Ball & Tryone). The first two seasons were just comedic gold to me. The DVD extras with the deleted scenes/outtakes on both sets with alternative commentary along with the bonus standup, extra Charlie Murphy stories, and extended interviews from both Rick James & Charlie Murphy on disc two are an added & welcomed bonus.
I can't say the same for the third or "lost season" & I just couldn't believe that this is the same show that had me laughing, caught the attention of america, and everything else I mentioned earlier. These were "lost" episodes & honestly should have stayed lost because this season was awful. The only skits that had me laughing was the one about 2pac not being alive but having a song talking about everyone currently in that club & the one where everyone started charging Dave more money for things since they found out how much money he makes. They did show the controversal "pixie" sketch which I wasn't offended by because I couldn't get past how unfunny it was. The only thing that somewhat kept the shows watchable more than once is the audio commentary from Charlie, Donnell, and Niel (can't remember his last name right now).
In the end, season one & two are worth this set but season three will be seen as a huge disappointment so if you can get seasons one & two cheaper than this box set, I would do that. Otherwise, everything about the first two seasons heavily overshadow the "lost episodes" so I would recommend overall under those conditions.