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

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6. Larry the Cable Guy

"How the fuck are you so popular!?" Greg Giraldo fumes at the cutoff-shirt-and-ballcap-clad character on the throne before him. No answer is forthcoming, but the rest of the roast proves that while Larry and the other Blue Collar guys play directly to their audience's sensibilities, they can take a joke. Forget the predictably bland sets from a host of personalities including Toby Keith and Maureen McCormick; concentrate instead on the all-around bizarre appearance of a spacey Gary Busey, which ping-pongs between a deader-than-deadpan monotone and angry outbursts. With vigorous sets from Giraldo, Ross, and Nick DiPaolo, and Lisa Lampanelli on host duty, the majority of the show sings along at a rapid clip. To paraphrase the man of the hour, it gets it done.

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