* AwardSnub: At the 79th Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
** WhatAnIdiot: Releasing ''Norbit'' while he was a nominee could not have helped him. At least Creator/HalleBerry knew that you wait till ''after'' you have your award to release a really bad movie.
* [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Crowning Moment of Funny]]: Just watch ''Delirious''.
** Or ''Raw'', for that matter.
* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music of Awesome]]: His 80's foray into music, "Party All the Time", featuring Rick James.
** "[[AssShove Boogie In Your Butt]]," which also doubles as a [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments funny moment]].
* DorkAge: It's generally accepted that Murphy's films between 1989's ''Film/HarlemNights'' and the 1996 remake of ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' comprised this. His films from the 2000s, with the exceptions of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' series and ''Theatre/{{Dreamgirls}}'', also qualify.
* SeinfeldIsUnfunny