Comedy The Best Comedy Specials By Women  

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List Rules Vote up the best comedy specials from female comedians since 2000.

Many people still view comedy as a boys' club. However, once you watch a few stand-up specials from women, it is clear as day women are just as funny (if not funnier) than the guys. As the world settled into the 21st century more comedy specials from women started to be available and once streaming services like Netflix produced comedy specials, it became a lot easier to find and follow your favorite female comedians. You don't even have to look that far to find excellent shows. You can find the funniest female comedy specials on everything from Hulu to Comedy Central. After voting on this list, you should definitely settle in and check out one of these specials from the funniest ladies in stand-up comedy this century

Tig Notaro, Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, and so many other funny women have taken the stage to deliver a full hour of non-stop laughs. Leslie Jones has an irreverent style in her 2009 special Problem Child, but if you want comedy that is a bit more introspective, then make sure to watch Hannah Gadsby's special Nanette. Even old-guard female comedians like Kathy Griffen and Joan Rivers have recent comedy specials. No matter what type of comedy you prefer, there is something out there for everyone. 

Which of these female stand-up specials have you seen before? Which ones do you like best? Vote for your favorites so that everyone can see who the funniest ladies out there are. If you're sick and tired of men getting all the attention, then this list is for you. 

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Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted 2015
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Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here 2018
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Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’ 2017
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Ali Wong: Baby Cobra 2016
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Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills 2016
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Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife 2018
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Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) 2015
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Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust 2017
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Iliza Shlesinger: Freezing Hot 2015
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Maria Bamford: The Special Special Special! 2014
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Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood 2017
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Wanda Sykes: Sick & Tired 2006
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Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore 2013
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Katherine Ryan: In Trouble 2017
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Christina Pazsitzky : Mother Inferior 2017
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Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy 2017
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Amy Schumer: The Leather Special 2017
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Maria Bamford: Old Baby 2017
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Kathy Griffin: Balls of Steel 2012
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Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady 2018
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Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable 2018