Stand-up specials still survive on Netflix after being much smaller than before for a number of reasons. Welcome to a randown of every new stand-up special Netflix published so far in 2021.
One thing we should note about the 2021 lineup so far is that in addition to being included in the consolidated collection, Netflix has not released a single female stand-up special in 2021. , One from Mrs. Pat, and at least two from Ali Wang.
Want to see a roundup of our 2020 stand-up specials, you can pick them up here.
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As of October 13th, Netflix has added 19 stand-up specials and collections. At this current juncture, Netflix’s 2016 stand-up special numbers are unlikely to hit.
This partially reduces Netflix’s stand-up specials by design but also the problems of filming during the epidemic.
Full list of stand-up specials published on Netflix in 2021
Now let’s take a look at each new special published so far in 2021 (and those that are scheduled) with their primary language and what they scored in IMDB.
Two notable stand-up specials in 2021 are Bow Burnham: Inside, which scooped up multiple primetime Emmy and was fully filmed at Bow Burnham’s home during the lockdown.
The second notable special in 2021 is Dave Chapel’s The Closer which collects his special collection on Netflix. The title has received a lot of press for all the wrong reasons.
|Special name||Language||Release date||IMDB score|
|Hate by Dani Rovira||Spanish||12 February||6.7|
|Brian Reagan: On the Rocks||English||23 February||6.9|
|RebellComedy: Straight out of the zoo||German||March 16||4.7|
|Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American||English||March 18||7.3|
|Loyiso Gola: Unlearning||English||March 23||5.9|
|I am Rada: Serendipity||Spanish||May 27||6|
|Bo Burnham: Inside||English||May 30||8.7|
|Alan Saldana: Locked up||Spanish||June June||4.4|
|Locombian *||Spanish||June 10||3.3|
|Lee Su-Geun: The Sense Coach||Korean||July 9||4|
|Plastic Cup Boyz: Smile off my mask! *||English||July 27||5.3|
|Phil Wang: Phil Phil Wang Wang||English||August 10||6.1|
|Lokilo: Nothing is the same||Spanish||August 12||4.4|
|Comedy Premium League *||Hindi||August 20||4.6|
|Dave Chappell: Closure||English||October 5||8.2|
|One night in Paris||French||October 14||–|
|Theo Vaughn: Regular people||English||October 19||–|
|Aaron||French||2 October October||–|
|Your life is a joke *||German||November||–|
The title marked with an asterisk is Collection.
We will update this at the end of December to reflect the final stand-up special count of 2021.
What’s your favorite new stand-up special added to Netflix in 2021? Let us know in the comments below.