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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10. Roseanne Barr

For a groundbreaking sitcom star and comedienne who's paid her dues and offered no shortage of ammunition for a roast, it's shocking how unremarkable how Barr's roast is. For every comic like Amy Schumer who beautifully works the room (regarding the lineup, she quips that it's "a real who's-who of an Activia commercial so far"), whimsical, less-than-stellar picks such as Carrie Fisher and Ellen Barkin have a tendency to slow things to a halt. Give Gilbert Gottfried credit for the level of commitment in his hateful comments and Anthony Jeselnik turns in another solid set of dark, snide and biting jokes. (His version of a fat joke: "Here's something positive: You had gastric bypass surgery in 1988, and then you beat it.") But it's Barr who ends up hitting the bullseye, taking aim at her ex-husband Tom Arnold. "He was very funny," she says, "but Jesus Christ, how many fucking jobs do I have to get for that guy?"

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