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Showtime Is Giving Us the First New Martin Lawrence Stand-up Special in 14 Years

Martin Lawrence. Photo: Erik Voake/SHOWTIME

Martin Lawrence hasn’t had a stand-up special since 2002’s Runteldat, but that’s about to change: On September 9, Showtime will air the comedian’s third special, Martin Lawrence Doin’ Time: Uncut, the premium-cable network announced today. Filmed at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre, the special will reportedly feature Lawrence’s jokes about “sex and relationships … President Obama, Bill Cosby, Hollywood, and more.” Sounds good, but it’s not a real Martin Lawrence stand-up special unless he wears an amazing leather shirt.

New Martin Lawrence Special Coming to Showtime