Easily one of the most controversial words due to its complex history, it takes a bunch of talent and a bit of genius to make us laugh about the n-word. Here are five times we were brought to tears of laughter thanks to creative jokes around the word:
One of Dave Chappelle's most memorable sketches, this one plays on the n-word as being the surname of a prototypical suburban white family. Click here to view the full sketch.
As only The Boondocks can do, this clip from the show tells us what happens when a teacher tries to speak like Riley does.
Another heavyweight when it comes to sketch comedy, Chris Rock made a commercial for the new cereal, N***a Please, available at a fictional grocer near you.
This poor kid gets put in an awkward situation but comes out on top!
Our resident sketch comic 50 Cent has some fun with the n-word when he puts these unsuspecting voice actors in the most hilarious audition ever.
Now, The Comedy Get Down crew faces a challenge: use the n-word in all of its comedic glory and risk losing sponsorship.
Money talks, so will the CGD crew be mindful of the sponsors' concerns moving forward? Tune in Thursdays at 11:30P/10:30C to find out.