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Amy Schumer's 9 Most Outrageous Stand-Up Moments

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    Amy Schumer is such a cultural force these days that it's baffling to think there was a time when Seth MacFarlane could get away with joking about having no idea who she was. (That was at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen.)

    The Emmy-winning comedian is likely to continue her winning streak this Saturday when HBO airs her latest stand-up special, Amy Schumer: Live At the Apollo at 10 p.m. She shot it over the summer at the hallowed Harlem theater, and Chris Rock (!) directed it.

    "The special is me saying, 'Okay, I just got kind of thrust into Hollywood, and this was my experience of it, and a lot of it is about self-esteem,'" Schumer said in a Today show interview. "I feel like I kind of went underground, like I was doing a story on Hollywood. And, like, I'm coming out, like, okay, here's what's going on: No one's just naturally thin, everyone's starving."

    Here's a look back at some of Schumer's best stand-up moments.

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    The Heckler Takedown (2009)

    Way before she was as famous as she is now, Schumer proved she knew how to deal with hecklers.

    Key line: "You want to know where I got my boots? Okay, they're at the corner of you can't afford them and stop talking to me."

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    The Ruthless Charlie Sheen Roast (2011)

    Schumer came with guns a-blazing at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, now often cited as her breakout moment. While some of her barbs will make you howl with laughter, others (specifically the ones aimed at Patrice O'Neal and Steve-O) might make you cringe. You can't say she didn't make an impression, though.

    Key line: "You have a slutty back tattoo on your face," she said to Mike Tyson.

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    The Wedding Shower From Hell (2012)

    In her 2012 Comedy Central special Mostly Sex Stuff, she did a bit about her reformed "slutty friend" and an utterly unbearable wedding-shower game, the latter of which she wove into her movie Trainwreck. It's a killer part of her repertoire.

    Key line: "I'll admit this, it's kind of like your ice cream thing. One time, I let a cab driver finger me."

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    The Endings Of Porn (2012)

    This is the Schumer we know and love. Sure, it's all very graphic, but her description of the not-so-happy endings in the world of porn is also a pointed commentary about how women are treated.

    Key line: "What an amazing Choose Your Own Adventure that always ends exactly the same! There's never a twist."