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Russell Dominic Peters (born September 29, 1970) was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eric and Maureen Peters, and raised in Brampton. He is of Anglo-Indian descent. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat Inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He has an older brother named [[strike:Julio]] Clayton who was also born in Calcutta. Peters began performing in Toronto, Ontario in 1989. He has since also performed in the UK, Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, South Africa, the Caribbean, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sweden, India, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United States Trinidad among other places. His comedy special ''Russell Peters: Outsourced'', aired on Comedy Central on August 16, 2006. The DVD version features his uncensored performance. The DVD has been popular, especially in Canada, selling over 100,000 copies. Outsourced remained on the National DVD Chart over one and a half years after release. He also [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff gained popularity in most Asian countries]].

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Russell Dominic Peters (born September 29, 1970) was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eric and Maureen Peters, and raised in Brampton. He is of Anglo-Indian Anglo-Indian[[note]] A Eurasian community in South Asia strictly defined as people or descendants of people who had a European father and South Asian mother [[/note]] descent. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat Inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He has an older brother named [[strike:Julio]] Clayton who was also born in Calcutta. Peters began performing in Toronto, Ontario in 1989. He has since also performed in the UK, Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, South Africa, the Caribbean, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sweden, India, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United States Trinidad among other places. His comedy special ''Russell Peters: Outsourced'', aired on Comedy Central on August 16, 2006. The DVD version features his uncensored performance. The DVD has been popular, especially in Canada, selling over 100,000 copies. Outsourced remained on the National DVD Chart over one and a half years after release. He also [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff gained popularity in most Asian countries]].


* ClaspYourHandsIfYouDeceive: Done visually sometimes in jokes involving something sneaky.

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* ClaspYourHandsIfYouDeceive: FingerTenting: Done visually sometimes in jokes involving something sneaky.

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* CallBack: Interestingly, during Almost Famous someone in the audience references a joke Russell made about someone's name in an older special.

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* AcceptableTargets: EVERYBODY.


As of late 2017, Peters has moved into acting as well as the eponymous protagonist of ''Series/TheIndianDetective'', where he plays a well, Indian-''Canadian'' detective who, during his suspension from the Toronto police, comes to Mumbai to see his father, but also immediately gets embroiled in the world of Indian crime and law enforcement.

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As of late 2017, Peters has moved into acting as well as the eponymous protagonist of ''Series/TheIndianDetective'', where he plays a well, Indian-''Canadian'' detective constable who, during his suspension from the Toronto police, comes to Mumbai to see his father, but also immediately gets embroiled in the world of Indian crime and law enforcement.


'''Chinese Audience Members:''' ''[cheering]'' WOO!

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'''Chinese Audience Members:''' ''[cheering]'' WOO!WOO!\\


As of late 2017, Peters has moved into acting as well as the eponymous protagonist of ''Series/TheIndianDetective'', where he plays a well, Indian-''Canadian'' detective who, during his suspension from the Toronto police, comes to India to see his father, but also immediately gets embroiled in the world of Indian crime and law enforcement.

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As of late 2017, Peters has moved into acting as well as the eponymous protagonist of ''Series/TheIndianDetective'', where he plays a well, Indian-''Canadian'' detective who, during his suspension from the Toronto police, comes to India Mumbai to see his father, but also immediately gets embroiled in the world of Indian crime and law enforcement.

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As of late 2017, Peters has moved into acting as well as the eponymous protagonist of ''Series/TheIndianDetective'', where he plays a well, Indian-''Canadian'' detective who, during his suspension from the Toronto police, comes to India to see his father, but also immediately gets embroiled in the world of Indian crime and law enforcement.


Russell Peters was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eric and Maureen Peters, and raised in Brampton. He is of Anglo-Indian descent. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat Inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He has an older brother named [[strike:Julio]] Clayton who was also born in Calcutta. Peters began performing in Toronto, Ontario in 1989. He has since also performed in the UK, Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, South Africa, the Caribbean, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sweden, India, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United States Trinidad among other places. His comedy special ''Russell Peters: Outsourced'', aired on Comedy Central on August 16, 2006. The DVD version features his uncensored performance. The DVD has been popular, especially in Canada, selling over 100,000 copies. Outsourced remained on the National DVD Chart over one and a half years after release. He also [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff gained popularity in most Asian countries]].

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Russell Dominic Peters (born September 29, 1970) was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eric and Maureen Peters, and raised in Brampton. He is of Anglo-Indian descent. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat Inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He has an older brother named [[strike:Julio]] Clayton who was also born in Calcutta. Peters began performing in Toronto, Ontario in 1989. He has since also performed in the UK, Australia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Denmark, South Africa, the Caribbean, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sweden, India, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, and the United States Trinidad among other places. His comedy special ''Russell Peters: Outsourced'', aired on Comedy Central on August 16, 2006. The DVD version features his uncensored performance. The DVD has been popular, especially in Canada, selling over 100,000 copies. Outsourced remained on the National DVD Chart over one and a half years after release. He also [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff gained popularity in most Asian countries]].


* AllJewsAreCheapskates: Russell says this stereotype is extremely offensive... to ''Indians''. Because ''they're'' the cheapest ethnic group and damn proud of it, so why should the Jews get the reputation for it?
-->'''Russell:''' People are like "Jews are cheap!". We're like ''[Indian accent]'' "No, that is very incorrect. ''I'' am cheap. Jews are ''thrifty''. ''BIIIIIG'' difference."



--> ('''in a Cantonese accent''') "Be a man!"

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--> ('''in a --->'''Russell:''' ''[in Cantonese accent''') "Be accent]'' Be a man!"man!



--> [[PreAssKickingOneLiner "Somebody gonna get a hurt real bad!"]]

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--> [[PreAssKickingOneLiner "Somebody --->'''Russell:''' ''[in Indian accent]'' Somebody gonna get a hurt a-hurt real bad!"]]bad!



--> ('''in an Indian accent''') "Take it and go!"

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--> ('''in an --->'''Russell:''' ''[in Indian accent''') "Take accent]'' Take it and go!"go!



* OhCrap / ThisIsGonnaSuck: Russell's reaction to hearing his dad's CatchPhrase as a kid.

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-->'''Russell:''' ''[imitating his father]'' If I get rid of one, I'll just make another one! And I will tell the new one what an ''idiot'' the last one was!
* OhCrap / ThisIsGonnaSuck: OhCrap[=/=]ThisIsGonnaSuck: Russell's reaction to hearing his dad's CatchPhrase as a kid.



--> "I like hanging out with Jésus, man. This is my friend, the Son of God."

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--> "I -->'''Russell:''' I like hanging out with Jésus, man. This is my friend, the Son "Hey, who's your friend?" "The ''Son of God."God''".



--> Chinese Audience Members: (cheering) Woo!
--> Russell Peters: Look at them yelling out their last names... so proud.

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--> -->'''Russell:''' Where are the Chinese people at?\\
'''Chinese
Audience Members: (cheering) Woo!
--> Russell Peters:
Members:''' ''[cheering]'' WOO!
'''Russell:'''
Look at them yelling out their last names... so proud.



--> Russell: (jokingly) "You losers."

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--> Russell: (jokingly) "You -->'''Russell:''' ''[jokingly]'' You losers."

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* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder: Russell tells the story of when he got threatened by a man for looking at the man's girlfriend. In response to "Where do you get the balls to look at my girl?", Russell panics and answers, "Costco."


->-The man himself introducing himself on TheDatingGuy

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->-The man himself introducing himself on TheDatingGuy
WesternAnimation/TheDatingGuy

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** Mimicking an Indian salesman:
--> ('''in an Indian accent''') "Take it and go!"


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** He will also ask where X ethnicity is in the audience throughout the show.


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-->''"I'm Creator/RussellPeters, world famous sex addict and rocket scientist, just kidding, I don't know shit about rockets."''
-->--The man himself introducing himself on TheDatingGuy

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->''"I'm
Creator/RussellPeters, world famous sex addict and rocket scientist, just kidding, I don't know shit about rockets."''
-->--The ->-The man himself introducing himself on TheDatingGuy

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