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The Untold Truth Of Comedian Mitch Hedberg

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If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper Mitch Hedberg was one of the greatest comedians of all time. He might not be a household name like George Carlin or Louis C.K., but he'll always be remembered for his signature style and one-of-a-kind delivery. Unfortunately, before he could truly break through and claim the fame he deserved, Hedberg died of a drug overdose in 2005. Although his time here was sadly cut short, let's take a look at the life of the amazing Mitch Hedberg... Minnesota Nice | 0:33 The acting bug | 1:10 Comedy Central blow-out | 2:23 A helping hand | 3:00 Never say no | 3:49 He had severe stage fright | 4:15 He would criticize his own jokes onstage | 4:52 He thought he could moderate his drug use | 5:33 Arrest and hospitalization | 6:21 The Reason We Don't Hear From These Stars Anymore... https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reasons We Don't Hear From Johnny Knoxville Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh86eTDEboA&index=5&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reason We Don't Hear From Bam Margera Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSnKvjBgBvc&index=6&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Real Reason We Don't Hear About Jon Heder Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlOyRA8Wydk&index=4&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Why You Don't Hear Much From Matthew Lillard Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irRPft8Rz54&index=2&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD The Truth About What Happened To Mr. T https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7e_jvT_eZk&index=1&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Why You Never Hear From Phoebe Cates Anymore https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIzIxst8h-0&index=3&list=PLOzaghBOlEsdT_4mKq91jIQ1dZwkg89oD Website → http://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/looper Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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Looper (1 year ago)
RIP to comedy legend Mitch Hedberg. What other comedians would you like us to feature next?
Quincee 33 (11 days ago)
Norm MacDonald.
Quincee 33 (11 days ago)
Brodie Stephens.
Jacques Bazinet (16 days ago)
Maria Bamford
That One Dude (21 days ago)
Eddie Murphy
miamimagicians magician miami (2 months ago)
Amazing johnathan
Alnoor Dhanji (1 day ago)
Saw a wino eating a grape, I told him you gotta wait man...
willie willaims (4 days ago)
just goes to show you drugs will never help
Dee Mac (6 days ago)
He was so funny!
Alexander Patrick (7 days ago)
So sad to lose a good talent
Contingency Plan [Noise Pollution] (9 days ago)
Thanks for the laughs and trying so hard, Mitch. I've got severe stage fright too, and I sometimes play music in front of people. You inspire me.
gimmeurblood (9 days ago)
man...a buddy and i had tickets to the baltimore show that was was a couple days after Mitch passed. still pretty broken up about that
Mark Schroeder (10 days ago)
Mitch and J Mascis hung out and never new what each other looked like
Dean-o B (12 days ago)
I always wondered why he stared at the ground or had his eyes closed
Crickit Torres (15 days ago)
I like that his jokes were clean and well done
Nova Chandra (15 days ago)
Oh Mitch. You are a legend. Much respect and love. I hope that you are watching how many people are laughing at you now...Amazing...
MrDavidhasslehoff (15 days ago)
Greg died in a hotel room in Jersey 2,
imaghostya (22 days ago)
BodhiZaffa (22 days ago)
Everybody send me a one liner, word for word... when I get 366.. I will make a daily calender. Mitch was a legend. I use one of his jokes every chance I get.. when Im at the grocery store.. now that you have to purchase bags, when I get asked if I want a bag I always say "Nah, man.. I juggle."
Carson Blake (22 days ago)
God rest his soul, what a great comedian who was taken too soon.
brandy sigmon (22 days ago)
Dying in a hotel room is a bad way to go . They are the loneliest places ever
Stevie- TV (22 days ago)
That one act of kindness from Mitch to Hannibal helped boost his career... now gets caught being drunk and spewing hatred for white folks. nailed it Hannibal. stand up dude.
BodhiZaffa (22 days ago)
lol @ Hannibal saying somebody compared him to Hedburg. Mitch is a legend. Hannibal is a hack who I never even heard of until he started making his Cosby jokes which I still havent heard.
Louise Sandra (23 days ago)
Hes dead U have no shame on this. Channel Disgusting Greedy people People stop following this channel U are supportens this disgusting greed money hungry no respect people
Sydney Faulkener (23 days ago)
armando1is1great (23 days ago)
Great stuff. You guys should do one on Patrice O'Neal too
elige brown (24 days ago)
This guy was funny. I barely bought my 2nd cd befor he passed.
Ben Autin (24 days ago)
So sad his life ended so short; his brand of comedy would have been a welcome departure from the content of today's best comics. I am not saying they're not funny; I am just acknowledging that Hedberg's style was irrefutably his own and he his success, had he lived longer, would have been tenfold.
Varnae De Molay (28 days ago)
Conservatives don't have drug issues? Please...
mermaid (28 days ago)
A candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
Tanya Mckinnon (29 days ago)
What a good guy...gone too soon
Joseph Lewis (30 days ago)
Mitch died before his time.hes funny as hell
A Kayfabe (30 days ago)
Saint Paul and actually MN in ge real is not conservative at all. It’s one of the most liberal places in the area it’s in, surrounded by Red states but we are not. Saint Paul and Mpls especially, where I live, is very open about drug use, homosexuality, different races, music scenes and art, different types of people and lifestyles. Maybe people think it’s not because of its location in the country but Mitch would fit in here fine. He is buried in Woodbury MN is he not?
pan dulce (1 month ago)
Hes not alive anymore so he wont jack off right in ur face like luois ck
Bryan Marsh (1 month ago)
Mitch Hedberg died?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
Sewer Tapes (1 month ago)
I never thought Hedberg was funny, but that heroin overdose made me chuckle.
Michael H (1 month ago)
That “baked potato” joke he did is one of the best I’ve ever heard! It was as much about his delivery, as the jokes themselves with Mitch.
machination3e (1 month ago)
Uhm.....minneapolis/st paul are hardly conservative, especially compared to the rest of the mid west.
Brandon Childers (1 month ago)
" I did not lose my leg in Vietnam to serve teenagers a hotdog". "Frank, you have both your legs". "Like I said, I did not lose my leg in vietnam".
Mohit Sharma (1 month ago)
Dude was way way way ahead of his times. He’s truly one of the greatest most laid back funniest comedians. It takes time to absorb his comedy but once you do it man you’re addicted.
ADP2 (1 month ago)
Was a funny dude
tmmyjay (1 month ago)
This is told in a very Hedbergesque cadence...
DesertFish (1 month ago)
aww I loved MH. Gone too soon😥😥😥
P-stylez (1 month ago)
If Mitch was still alive he would be at his prime right now.
webzenboi (1 month ago)
yeah and maybe if the gov't mandated heroine use he'd still be alive making us laugh... NOT ALL PPL ARE GOING TO BECOME ADDICTS EVEN IF "IT'S GOING TO BE LEGALIZED", it just puts more money into "our" system
HoneyBadger (1 month ago)
Doesn't get any better than Mitch
Nex Tyrannis (1 month ago)
The way Mitch critiqued his own jokes on stage is one reason he was so funny.
Patricia R (1 month ago)
Saw a clip of him tanking. Glad I looked again he was a great guy with some really funny material
R. Andrew Hart (1 month ago)
The one and only Shoegaze comedian?
Revocrednu GT (1 month ago)
Who’s George Carland and Louis c.k ? Lmao
Casey Schofield (1 month ago)
All of your "untold truth of ______" videos are usually 100% truths that have been told, and are well known facts. Maybe try putting some things in there that aren't well known easily found facts.
Gregg hatfield (1 month ago)
Never knew of this guy but was recommended view and too bad to hear I cant hear new stuff ..... sad that he’s gone . Seem to be a really good guy to help others and I think he got a better feeling helping others then entertaining... RIP new friend , make them laugh somewhere else ✌🏼
Glen Kennedy (1 month ago)
I put tape on my mirror so I fall into another dimension!
Vickie Vegas (1 month ago)
Man that’s some deep stuff. He said he did heroin on the extended version of Comedy Central. Just saw if this week.
Lark Vs. Owl (1 month ago)
he hardly swore which I think is not necessary but difficult.
djspock5150 (1 month ago)
Just want to be a NASCAR passenger, hey man can I turn up the radio? Why don’t you take a right once in awhile, wow you sure like Tide! ( RIP Mitch one of a kind )
John Royce (1 month ago)
"Liberal" drug use? Wow, and he's from a "conservative" place. Um...
BigMoneyGrip (1 month ago)
Poor guy. Worked so hard to make us laugh, but probably crying inside!!! Sometimes when I hear news like this, I wish I could have spent even an hour talking to then, to try n help!!!
Ralph B. (1 month ago)
To this day I never ask for a receipt when I buy a donut. Thanks Mitch.
King Koopa (1 month ago)
Gavin Johnson (1 month ago)
One of the greatest who stalled on stage, stalled on film, stalled on tv, so overall he’s not really as great as you imagine. He may have connected with a minority but he’s not up there with the greatest. PS when the coroner says OD it’s not for their own benefit, it’s a clinical assessment of the body they are presented with, they don’t throw all the possibilities up in the air and pick the first one that lands.
Elkdog (1 month ago)
I love Seinfeld the tv show, but I never laughed at any of Jerry Seinfeld's standup. Not sure why they're saying "The next Seinfeld"
rebel detail (1 month ago)
He was super funny and had a kewl style
Iconoclast (1 month ago)
Only the good die young
Uziel fuentes (1 month ago)
Best one liners.
Shi Womino (1 month ago)
What exactly is “untold” about any of this?
Marco Debart (1 month ago)
I don't get what people saw in this drug addict
Veronique Ashlynn (1 month ago)
Had NO idea about his leg, omg! And he's infinitely funnier than Jerry.
Veronique Ashlynn (1 month ago)
I only found out about him after he was gone, about ten years ago. Terrifically funny and while I have no idea if this is true, he always seems to have a sweetness too. We lose too many talented people to drugs, dammit.
rumneyjoe (1 month ago)
Louis C.K?! What kind of comparison is that? Rape or no rape?
Joe Uehlein (1 month ago)
Death by drugs is simply suicide. He really wasn't funny. That is why he never hit it big. Again simple.
karend99143 (1 month ago)
I don’t usually believe in the press, but I could swear I read somewhere that Mitch planned on committing suicide once he made it big or before he hit 30yrs old!
Nick Brewer (1 month ago)
hold up hold up, The first five seconds says mitch was the greatest of all time?! jesus fuck if he was the greatest of all time then I am Jackie Robinson!!!!!
Frejborg (1 month ago)
I love Looper! THe ONLY popular mainstream style channel about celebrities, that I actually like. Good job!
Humobltfro (2 months ago)
a burrito is a sleeping bag for ground beef....
Russ Gallagher (2 months ago)
Saw this guy a few times on cable. I think you could say he was one of the "funniest" but ascribing greatness to him would be a bit of a stretch. He just wasn't around long enough to have that kind of impact. Sad to hear of his passing, though; a life lost at that early age is always a tragedy.
j hull (2 months ago)
Greatest comedian of all time.  No way!!!  Totally boring.
Clever1er (2 months ago)
Strategic Grill Locations will always be on my playlists
zappasmustache (2 months ago)
Anyone who doesn't love Mitch needs to have their heads Z RAYED!
FreddyB 2K4L (2 months ago)
Mitch is funny....Seinfeld ain’t!
Nevermind (2 months ago)
My 23 yr old grandson died from a drug od a month ago. Still waiting on the toxicology report. Such a waste. I've been clean and sober since Jun 10 87 and tried to help him by suggesting NA meetings. Not for him he said. Oh well.
Pyluserectusdungenhavenhooter Man (2 months ago)
Never found him funny at all . He was a one liner rim shot kinda guy. Not a fan of that stuff. Too bad he died tho rip Mitch
Duncan Pearce (2 months ago)
This was a loving synopsis of a beautiful man. I miss him. "If you're ever lost in the woods, fuck it. Build a house! Well I was lost but now I live here. I have severely improved my predicament."
CommandoJenkins (2 months ago)
Be hospitalized for drug use should be your last wake up call before death, if you don't get in then, I have no sympathy for you.
screw the new seinfeld
Flops Flipped (2 months ago)
Truly an anomaly and I can relate to that. People who are deep and troubled have a vulnerability. Before his time.... a hidden genius
Justin Rauch (2 months ago)
Mitch would have hated that biography..woww n he was joking about the drug thing
Kenneth Sandor (2 months ago)
Loved Mitch, but not one of the greatest of all times, but easily would of been one of them. Great style, and delivery. RIP Mitch for your contribution to comedy.
Matthew Milburn (2 months ago)
“My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana, I said no but I want a regular banana later, so, yes” classic Mitch
washingadog (2 months ago)
smokey the bear is way more intense in person. he’s an a-hole.
Tony Rosales (2 months ago)
Great comic, always made me laugh with his silly one liners, gone way too soon...
Scott Duyser (2 months ago)
Mitch was great.
Chris Moon x Randall Savage (2 months ago)
The people who hurt the most inside, always are the first to lend a helping hand when they dont want anything in return, cept love ;(
Haven Sabaini (2 months ago)
He was spectacularly one of a kind. Talented beyond talented.
apiece ofdirt (2 months ago)
He was a common sense comedian. He took every day things and made you think about it. My favorite is “gift cards are stupid.......you take cash......that’s accepted everywhere.......I don’t need to finish the joke”
SpoooonsNsporks (2 months ago)
Looper is usually really shallow and heartless with celebrity videos...this was a pleasant surprise .
Spirit CrossWind (2 months ago)
Hey Danny Bonaduce look what you did
Assdafflabaff (2 months ago)
Bill Hicks isn't funny.
v0d3r (2 months ago)
"The new Seinfeld" what an insult. Seinfeld sucks. Mitch was 10 times the comedian Jerry is or ever was.
Vidal Family Videos (2 months ago)
Who is "Louie Sekay"? Household name? Never heard of him.
Rene Marley (2 months ago)
" I got these new wheels man, there made of urathane" "Your a what?"
B L (2 months ago)
Jimbo Morrison (2 months ago)
One of the greats...always made me laugh.
Ryan Pearson (2 months ago)
The thing I hate about bed and breakfasts is that by the end of the day I get very hungry.
jkeener1988 (2 months ago)
Great comedian tho he may be, doing drugs, especially heroine makes him a dumb ass and ultimately killed him. So sad, drugs claim so many.
dionne (2 months ago)
He's in this animated series I watch every night going to sleep. It's called Dr. Katz.