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Dave Chappelle meets Eleven from ‘Stranger Things’

Published: Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 6:00 AM
By: Amelia Robinson

If you were wondering, Netflix is the thing that brings Dave Chappelle and “Stranger Things” together. 

The streaming service used a clip from “Stranger Things” to announce the New Year’s Eve release of Chappelle’s latest special, “Equanimity.”

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The special follows the March 21 release of “The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium”and “Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits.”

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The promo features Chappelle, a Yellow Springs-area resident, meeting Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown. 

They were the first comedy specials in a decade for the actor and comedian, who was best known for his 2003 Comedy Central sketch comedy show “The Chappelle Show.”

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Netflix first announced the series of three specials in November 2016.  

“Spin” magazine and several other news organizations said Chappelle recieved a $60 million deal.  

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