Every Comedy Central Roast, From Worst to Best

From Flavor Flav to Larry the Cable Guy, we rank every one of the network's insult-athons

16. Jerry Stiller

The biggest problem in the Jerry Stiller roast is…well, Jerry Stiller. The genial actor and comic is simply too nice to lay into with the sort of cuts-to-the-bone remarks required for these evenings, and you can tell everyone's having a hard time finding a good place to slip the knife in. Some of the old guard from the Friars Club are still around to deliver their schtick, and Ben Stiller gets in a few absent father digs, but it's generally pretty dull. The only good thing about Sandra Bernhard's highly uncomfortable rendition of Heart's "Magic Man" is Jeff Ross's jarring follow-up: "Sandra Bernhard, I wouldn't fuck you with Bea Arthur's dick." The glare that Arthur gives the roastmaster after that oft-quoted one-liner is pure comic gold.

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