Key & Peele - Dad's Hollywood Secret

Published on Dec 20, 2013
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The son of a late civil rights advocate screens his dad's old Hollywood acting reel only to discover that the roles he took were deeply offensive.
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  • Blaise Avey

    Blaise Avey

    14 hours ago

    I mean given the time period is it THAT surprising? 😅

  • Lazaro Lerman

    Lazaro Lerman

    15 hours ago

    A Life of merits trowed away.

  • babsbybend


    Day ago

    Actions speak louder than words at 2:20: Let this reel, this part of history be buried with him to never again see the light of day.

  • Denty One

    Denty One

    Day ago

    Idea: Confront racial stereotypes by agreeing that they actually are hilarious while including them in a comedy skit. That way, we all know not to do it anymore, unless we want to... because it's funny.

  • Mrfluffybeehive


    2 days ago

    The definition of Ribble in the dictionary is a river in NW England, flowing south and west through Lancashire to the Irish Sea.

  • Gaming Animations

    Gaming Animations

    3 days ago

    Pls explain I don't relly get jt

  • harly1978


    3 days ago

    At least it wasn't black porn

  • Nysier Redd

    Nysier Redd

    4 days ago

    Shit so nostalgic man I have to watch this video once a year !!! 😂😂😂😂 ooga booga shoo

  • Joe Freeman

    Joe Freeman

    5 days ago

    "Blacker than my mommas booty" he nearly killed me 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Boris


    6 days ago

    What's the problem, he was just acting

  • daff roof

    daff roof

    7 days ago

    when the black put on a grimace it s really a unique one..

  • Dr Cory

    Dr Cory

    8 days ago

    Awesome video

  • ChrisHKY87


    8 days ago

    I have watched over 100 videos in one night, someone help

  • Drewdog


    9 days ago

    Reminds me of Mantan Moreland.
    He used to play up the old bug-eyed, easily startled stereotype in old horror movies, and he was never forgiven for it. He had to feed his family somehow, he deserves more credit -- dude was one of the first black men in horror.

  • Joshua Trotter

    Joshua Trotter

    9 days ago

    Is it wrong that I laughed out loud for twenty five minutes after seeing this ? 🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Ramya Pradeep

    Ramya Pradeep

    10 days ago

    The expression where price less

  • Adam 228133

    Adam 228133

    11 days ago

    Kinda the son’s fault. I mean who screens a family video without having watched it first?

  • Lukas Skeirys

    Lukas Skeirys

    11 days ago

    Strange I thought only white men acted in movies back in the days. They used to do black faces, but that is not just paint the face, they tried to mimic not mock. Which is nowadays represented wrong by politics. But Asians on the other hand were Mocked, because there were war against Japan not that long ago. Imagine even at those times, if they would mock African Americans, hell they would have raised hell.
    Still funny how after all the BLM (the organization that raised 90Million and not single family of deceased shown in their promotional videos got a single penny, oh and founder bought 1.4M worth home in a white af suburb) all the Key and Peele episodes got recommended. I usually just watch Pro Wrestling (it's the art through combat storytelling + it's culture because that is way more awesome than any Anime culture, but that is my opinion based on my hobby)
    Jesus tiktok is a slippery slope that started long ago with One, Facebook, or any other Dating site. But the top comment here I read is what made this video funny to me. Otherwise it's just showing that these thing that his late Father was doing "Racist" things in Hollywood movies, while there are half of USA believing it's not Racist it's just a Man Working for His Family in the times where Usually African Americans were rare in Movies.
    Key and Peele are awesome, love their few skits. Amazing. But this was trash as would be any political comedy that is out of touch with other half of people. But they know their audience, which I don't belong to for the reason of looking at the small details with a telescope. Some might call it, Nitpicking. I would disagree with that term being used on me, with this situation. I would say I find when comedy, drama, storytelling itself doesn't get lazy with the details. History is as important as language. Jokes are funny only if you understand them. To tell that you have to use slapstick comedy, language, sing language etc. Same goes with Historical Jokes, if it gets political, it leaves the History by showing one sided coin. Basically going to date as fast as political theme shifts. I believe the joke is still relevant in todays political spectrum of problems. But, it will date fast, and to half of political spectrum and to those who know history, this seems a bit lazy. Would give 5/10, not 0/10 because production quality, acting, sound, and the joke itself adds up to something more.

  • Ahmose Unnefer Ra

    Ahmose Unnefer Ra

    12 days ago

    By far one of the funniest one's

  • Buck Rogers

    Buck Rogers

    12 days ago

    Be glad it is not porn.

  • Lemon Llama

    Lemon Llama

    14 days ago

    Ok, that was way worse than porn

  • Pourya


    14 days ago


  • DrMontrays


    14 days ago

    I on't get it hy ere they uprie?
    orry I on't hve my "gmer" key

  • HedgeOwl Invest

    HedgeOwl Invest

    14 days ago

    It is racist I don’t see any problem with that. Seems like talented videos to me

  • kght222


    15 days ago

    that's like 20 years from now finding a vhs of your dad's with some label making it seem like some family video then not watching it and trying to play it at the funeral. you know its gonna be porn.

    • DrMontrays


      14 days ago

      o i thi rcit thing or ht becue the firt one oent eem rcit?

  • Armani Espresso

    Armani Espresso

    16 days ago

    That’s it, Ribbles will be the name I’m putting for ALL my subsequent game characters.

  • Flobbert Dobson

    Flobbert Dobson

    17 days ago

    I love these guys.

  • Uncle Badger

    Uncle Badger

    18 days ago

    Can we appreciate Key's reading of that eulogy, that his character presumably wrote, like he's never seen the words before. I appreciated it Key. Well done sir😁

  • H Koizumi

    H Koizumi

    18 days ago

    I don't get it. He seem like a great actor with incredible acting depth.

  • Record Games

    Record Games

    18 days ago

    I don’t see what was wrong with that?

  • Nikhil Alleyne

    Nikhil Alleyne

    18 days ago

    He even spoke after MLK!

  • TMCChamp


    19 days ago

    I don’t get how the first clip is considered offensive....
    Can someone do the explain plz?

  • Uroš Dabić

    Uroš Dabić

    19 days ago

    I remember Otis when he farted in front of the entire class, he was substitute teacher back then. We all started laughin so hard...boy, he was so embarrassed he immediately left the classroom

    • Otis Jowitt

      Otis Jowitt

      6 days ago

      Liar that didn’t happen

  • Timur Yussupov

    Timur Yussupov

    19 days ago

    Oh hell no!
    "i also do my own stunts"

  • Captain America

    Captain America

    19 days ago


  • jp mcgrath

    jp mcgrath

    19 days ago

    this is genuinely sad wtf

  • Keaton Castillo

    Keaton Castillo

    20 days ago

    Actors arent usually proud of their early work....

  • daemonium


    20 days ago

    ok good. For a sec i thought he was a nono video actor

  • Doctor Elon Musk

    Doctor Elon Musk

    20 days ago

    2:01 My Thoughts Exactly hehe.

  • Skyzer Ryuuji

    Skyzer Ryuuji

    20 days ago

    Even through I'm black I found it funny because it's only a script...



    21 day ago

    this gonna be how people watch King Bach's vines in his funeral

  • Treasure Today

    Treasure Today

    22 days ago

    Who's the pie lady?

  • Xelovell


    22 days ago

    Why would they be ashamed? Everybody knows that's how it is back in the day lmao

  • neko of west

    neko of west

    22 days ago

    Best son ever : Diged his own grave and diged even deeper in his Father's grave without knowing the outcome (booga wooga ) 😂😂👌

  • Jecan


    23 days ago

    Imagine Belle Delphine's funeral

  • Horse Balls

    Horse Balls

    23 days ago

    lol " blacker than my mama's bootey"

  • Junli Zhu

    Junli Zhu

    23 days ago

    What was the joke here? I only feel sad watching this

  • Jarred Jay

    Jarred Jay

    25 days ago

    Hahahaha 😂😂😂😂

  • Black Bard Studio

    Black Bard Studio

    27 days ago

    This is what it will look like to black people in 50 years looking at the black cast of District 9, Actors will do anything for a part.

    • Alex Malyarchuk

      Alex Malyarchuk

      19 days ago

      You mean that District 9 with aliens in South Africa and nigerian mobsters there? Well, there are still a lot of craizy shit in Africa IRL, like - child soldiers, albino hunters and former warlords-cannibals (in Liberia, for example), so that fuckers were pictured quite believable. Thougt film makers have done mistake, imho, labeling them as nigerians - Nigeria have it's own mess up people, but from other type - ISIS supporters, not gang cannibals.

  • Gavin Sims

    Gavin Sims

    27 days ago


  • VaShawn Wood

    VaShawn Wood

    29 days ago

    STEPIN FETCHIT... look it up 👀

  • Riccardo Trombini

    Riccardo Trombini

    Month ago

    The woman at 00:31 is already keeping the laughs ahahahahhah

  • QLBlue 95

    QLBlue 95

    Month ago

    Lol 2:07

  • Aanan Henderson

    Aanan Henderson

    Month ago

    keegans shaking voice at the end as he goes through what he obviously thought would be a really impressive speech about his fathers role in the civil rights movement is perfect

  • Jose Armando Gómez Rocabado

    Jose Armando Gómez Rocabado

    Month ago

    Lol, I don’t understand what’s the deal jaja he was acting a Hollywood role 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️
    The ones that will feel ashamed are the kids from the future when they see their parents tick toks 🤣🤣

  • ccrosbie33


    Month ago

    What else would you expect him to play during that time?

  • Pegasus z

    Pegasus z

    Month ago

    "Oh hell no"😂😂😂

  • Syd 22

    Syd 22

    Month ago

    Okay so I was drinking water at 1:52...bad idea💀my floor's legit wet

  • stormrage


    Month ago

    I thought it was gonna be porn on film , turns out it was more embarrassing than porn 😂

  • DC bboy1

    DC bboy1

    Month ago

    Damn I thought he was gon flip the tape and the “stunts” be like a side b 🤣😂😂

  • DC bboy1

    DC bboy1

    Month ago

    @1:34 Bro said “ you best be believing I will “ 🤣🤣🤣🤣 I’m so fucking done rn

  • greg burnett

    greg burnett

    Month ago

    I mean would that really be shocking? 🙄 what would they expect? Him to play Julius Cesar? Basketball and rap didnt exist back then. 😂

    • greg burnett

      greg burnett

      8 days ago

      @T D cool story bro.

    • Ayeo capone

      Ayeo capone

      19 days ago

      Wait was I supposed to laugh

    • T D

      T D

      Month ago

      Here we go with the dumb comments. You sound like an inbred peasant. Funny when an ignorant person assumes that all what he knows is universal. We know more than rap and basket ball peanut brain.

  • San Cha

    San Cha

    Month ago

    I'm gonna shine your shoes blacker than my mama booty. Man, that was way too dark.

  • Jazzisips


    Month ago

    King bach's grandkids watching his stuff in the future.

  • Markansas


    Month ago

    SSSOOOOOooooooo GOOOOOOOODDDDD!!!! 😂😃🤣😂🤣😂🤣😍

  • Randy Marsh

    Randy Marsh

    Month ago

    this one was priceless too.
    "OH hell no!!"

  • El Breado

    El Breado

    Month ago

    When the guy shouting “oh hell no” dies, they can show it during his funeral

  • Scott Kline

    Scott Kline

    Month ago


  • Granny Tang

    Granny Tang

    Month ago

    “I also do my own stunts” gets me every time😂

  • Granny Tang

    Granny Tang

    Month ago

    I also do my own stunts gets me every time😂

  • chet karwat

    chet karwat

    Month ago

    Ah hell nah lol

  • MagisterKEU


    Month ago

    United States - Sodom and Gomora

  • Ivan Chua

    Ivan Chua

    Month ago

    He raised you with the money he earned through acting and you throw it away!?!?! Damn.... good son.

  • Stephen Jones

    Stephen Jones

    Month ago

    I'm worried that I'll bump into one of these guys one day. I'm not gay...but I'm worried I would just run right up to one of 'em and kiss 'em!!! I'm just SO grateful for their comedy!

  • enthrallingusername


    Month ago

    "OH HELL NO!" I lost it 🤣🤣

  • Leonardo Cesana

    Leonardo Cesana

    Month ago

    1:15 whats the offensive joke? I got the last 2. but the first one I'm not certian?

  • Margaret Waggoner

    Margaret Waggoner

    Month ago

    i just got a flashback of reading "The Sellout"

  • John Miller

    John Miller

    Month ago

    I like how cannon in D is playing at a funeral

  • firestonegraywolf


    Month ago

    I'll shine yo shoes blacker than my mommas booty 😂😂😂

  • Glorious Adonis

    Glorious Adonis

    Month ago

    Dat's RAYCISS

  • Sploek Griffy

    Sploek Griffy

    Month ago

    Those stereotypes wouldn’t bother them so much if there wasn’t some truth to it.

  • Charles Dongon

    Charles Dongon

    Month ago

    Why didn't he review the footage first before showing it to a bunch of people? That's just bad decision.

  • FetusKing


    Month ago

    Aw HELL naw!

  • mattie2sticks


    Month ago

    Am I the only one who got a little emotional hearing Canon in the background?

  • Polar Inc

    Polar Inc

    Month ago

    The murky attic finallly shade because quail thoracically muddle apropos a somber heaven. red, internal helmet

  • Kamona Ackerman

    Kamona Ackerman

    Month ago

    Lmao I was dead when he put that into the casket😭☠️

  • Terrence Griffin

    Terrence Griffin

    Month ago


  • Kryp Ton

    Kryp Ton

    Month ago

    "I haven't seen it yet. But, I thought it would be fun to watch,... here,...with all of you today." I lost it!!! 🤣🤣🤣 Never a good prelude! 😂

  • Nate Waddell

    Nate Waddell

    Month ago

    The quickest sushi laparoscopically copy because clam behaviorally brake unto a lacking organization. delicate, laughable adult

  • Aishwarya Bhetwal

    Aishwarya Bhetwal

    Month ago

    Joseph Carmichael like Michael key

  • Daniel Neutra

    Daniel Neutra

    Month ago

    Yo, Peele did a spot on impression of the early Hollywood black boy voice in the first one

  • Lego Batman

    Lego Batman

    Month ago

    *one guy in the back: claps*

  • Furious George

    Furious George

    Month ago

    Dude at 1:34 had all his hopes shattered right there 😂.

  • Mao Hadad

    Mao Hadad

    Month ago

    The pastoral vase concordingly provide because robin alternately allow amid a odd seaplane. blue, wakeful freighter

  • max x

    max x

    2 months ago

    The music when it cuts to Ribbles ....too much!!!;))

  • PhuckHue2


    2 months ago

    dying laughing

  • canadianroot


    2 months ago

    Moishe Goldfarb! I cracked up! Their subtleties are the icing on the cake.

  • Lezbnlvr36


    2 months ago

    Y’all are commenting like this is real. I know that it is someone’s story but, this one isn’t real

  • r you for real

    r you for real

    2 months ago

    Ribbles 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Narcis Gogu

    Narcis Gogu

    2 months ago

    Gimme some Hollywood money .. and I'll go today and say " I'll shine those shoes whiter than my momma's bootie"
    No problem