Ventriloquist and Comedian Jeff Dunham
Jeff Dunham is a wonderfully funny stand up comedian and ventriloquist whose act will have you in stitches. Jeff has an exceptional talent for what he does and he is absolutely hilarious.
His cast of puppets are amazing and witty as well. They include Walter (a grumpy old man), Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Melvin the Superhero, Peanut (a purple woozle), and Jose (a jalepeno on a stick). Jeff carries his puppets in a large suitcase, so they have been dubbed "The Suitcase Posse."
With a hilarious act and a great cast of characters, Jeff Dunham puts on a superb show. If you have not yet seen Jeff and the suitcase posse in action, you'll want to read on to find out more!
This lens features information on Jeff Dunham and all the puppets in his suitcase posse, as well as great videos from the shows, and links so that you can find out more about this terrific comedian and his ventriloquist routine.
Ventriloquist and Comedian Extraordinaire
Jeff Dunham and his Hilarious Puppets
Jeff Dunham has created a wonderful cast of characters for his comedy routine. Here is a little about each member.
Jeff has some great skits on marriage, kids, cars, and he will have you dying of laughter.
Achmed is a terrorist. A dead terrorist. Only he doesn't know he's dead. He calls Jeff "Infidel" and his best line is, "Silence! I kill you."
Walter is a grumpy old man that hates everything - especially his wife. From his views on the terrorist situation to his wisecrack about marriage, Walter will have you rolling on the floor with laughter.
Peanut is a purple woozle and he can be very annoying. His laugh is hilarious and he has a thing about getting right in Jeff's face when he wants to.
Melvin is a super hero with a few special powers. He can fly (as far as Jeff can throw him), see through clothes, and he loves to battle terrorists.
Jose is a jalepeno (on a stick). He is a secondary character to Jeff's skit with Peanut and their act will have you roaring with laughter.
What I Like About Jeff Dunham's Comedy Act
What I like the most about Jeff's routine is that it is absolutely hilarious! Jeff and the suitcase posse have my husband and I rolling every time we watch. The show is witty and fun.
The show is aimed at adults, but is clean enough for older children as well. My kids love the puppets and love to watch the shows on video over and over again.
One of the best things about Jeff is his ability to switch from one character to another. I don't know how he keeps up. He changes voices and personality so smoothly (and quickly) and stays in character so well that you almost forget he is talking to puppets.
Also, his puppets are so realistic. With eyebrow lifts, and facial movements you wouldn't think possible on a ventriloquist dummy, the comedy act is superb.
Jeff Dunham is my favorite comedian for many reasons and I encourage you to catch his act and see for yourself.
Jeff Dunham on DVD - Arguing with Myself
Breathing life into an elderly curmudgeon, a purple human-like creature from the Micronesian islands, and a self-effacing talking jalapeno on a stick, Jeff Dunham is straight man to some of the funniest partners in show business! His comedic skill and impeccable technique serve as slight of hand however, drawing attention away from the fact that Dunham is a ventriloquist extraordinaire.
It's Jeff Dunham along with his outspoken and often edgy characters: Walter, Peanut, Jose Jalapeno ("...on a steeek!"), Bubba J, and Sweet Daddy Dee in their full, uncut, and uncensored live stage show that will leave you on the floor laughing like no other! Source: Amazon
Funny Quotes - Jeff and Achmed
Jeff: So, you're a terrorist?
Achmed: Yes, I am a terrorist.
Jeff: What kind of terrorist?
Achmed: A terrifying... terrorist.
Jeff: So, Achmed, if you're a terrorist, I would suppose you have some kind of specialty?
Achmed: Yes, I am a suicide bomber.
Jeff: So, you're finished.
Jeff: You've done you're job.
Achmed: No, I haven't.
Jeff: But you're dead.
Achmed: No, I'm not. I feel fine.
Jeff: But you're all bone.
Achmed: It's a flesh wound.
Jeff: Listen, Achmed. I have something to tell you.
Jeff: You really are dead.
Achmed: Are you sure?
Achmed: I just got my flu shot.
Jeff: You really are dead.
Achmed: Wait, if I'm dead... that means I get my 72 virgins.
(looks out at the audience)
Are you my virgins?
I hope not.
Achemd: There's a bunch of ugly ass guys out there. If this is paradise, I've been screwed!
Jeff: Well, did they say it would be only female virgins?
Achmed: Holy crap!
Spark of Insanity
Jeff Dunham and his socially reckless "suitcase posse" are back in this highly anticipated follow-up to Arguing with Myself, his breakthrough television special and multi-platinum selling DVD release! What's next?
An ALL NEW show that is Bigger... Better... and Funnier than ever!
This time, Dunham welcomes two never-before-seen partners "Achmed the Dead Terrorist," and "Melvin the Superhero." Long-time favorites "Peanut," "Walter" and Jose Jalapeno...On a STEEK! are back in an entirely original show for everyone! Source: Amazon
Which is your favorite puppet in Jeff's comedy act?
Very Special Christmas Special
Fun for the entire family and destined to become a holiday favorite!
Jeff Dunham and his cast of characters join to make Christmas very special -- and hilarious -- like only they know how. All new show also includes bonus material with numerous DVD extras. Share this must-have event with the entire family for Christmas and all year long!
DVD is loaded with additional footage and extras not seen on television including Holiday Tips, Outtakes, Ask Santa-Walter, and Behind The Scenes. INCLUDES ONE HOUR OF EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE NOT SEEN ON COMEDY CENTRAL BROADCAST!Source: Amazon
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Who Is Jeff Dunham?
Jeff Dunham is an American ventriloquist and a stand-up comedian. A graduate from Baylor University, he has performed on numerous comedy shows, including Comedy Central Presents in 2003.
His usual puppets include a Woozle named Peanut, a bitter old man named Walter, and JosÃ© JalapeÃ±o - a talking jalapeÃ±o pepper on a stick.
His first DVD, "Jeff Dunham: Arguing With Myself," was released in April 2006. In this stand-up offering, Jeff opens his show playing straight-man to his usual crew and includes two other characters: Sweet Daddy D and Bubba J.
His new comedy special, "Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity," was available at Redbox stands on September 4 2007, and was released to buy on DVD September 18 2007. The DVD features Peanut, JosÃ©, Walter, Melvin the Super Hero, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist.
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