Hecklers are those people who think they're Statler and Waldorf from The Muppets after a few dry martinis. Maybe if they weren't drunk (or just rude), they'd think about how foolish it is to mess with people who might be witty, savage, or both.

If you’ll excuse the analogy, hecklers are to entertainers what sheep are to shepherds and sausages are to sausage factories–that is to say an unavoidable part of the experience. While you can't escape from them, individuals can learn how to deal with them instead of reading. Next time we might provide you with tips for dealing with those loudmouths.

The heckler comes with three varieties: the blowhard, the ambitious young comic, and the viciously hungover. Whereas most hecklers are harmless, sometimes, security does end up getting involved. This list's hecklers learned the hard way. Admittedly, some of these retorts are downright brutal, but these people had it coming.

He Just Couldn't Keep It In

Someone randomly yelled, Whoooo! during a quiet, intimate part of PATTON OSWALT's 's routine, breaking his flow. Oswalt went on a long, angry, and hilarious tirade about that one specific guy, ending with, You're gonna miss everything cool and die angry.

Source: YouTube

A Matter of Taste

You're fat, someone yelled at JO BRAND. She replied, I deliberately keep my weight up so that a t- like you won't fancy me.

Source: The Telegraph

Cerebral Humor

I don't come here to think, a heckler yelled at BILL HICKS Hick's comeback was, Well, tell me where you do go and I'll meet you there.

Source: The Guardian

A Fine Specimen

I met you when you were at medical school, someone yelled at FRANK SKINNER. Skinner replied, Ah yes, you were the one in the jar.

Source: The Independent

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