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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979)

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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert was the first, live, stand up concert to be filmed, and at the time, especially with Pryor's language and topics, was considered a real risk. See more »

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Richard Pryor: And it seemed fair to kill my car to me, right, 'cause my wife was gonna leave my ass. And I said "not in this mother fucker you ain't. If you leave, you be driving those Hush Puppies you got on."
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This concert was recorded live at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, California See more »

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Best stand-up comedian ever, period.
12 February 2005 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

As others have said, this is the best stand-up performance ever recorded. It sounds like an exaggeration, but it's not. Pryor is a comedic genius, and you can see his influence in every comedian since. He sets the standard. His facial expressions, acting abilities, delivery, etc., are all top-notch, and he can make even mundane topics such as walking through the woods pee-your-pants hilarious (in fact, he spends a long time talking about the woods, which is a bit puzzling, but hey, it's funny). He also covers completely unrelated topics such as dogs, drugs, family life, boxing, and sex... all the while being hysterically funny. The guy is amazing, and I recommend this to anyone who enjoys stand-up comedy.


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