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Richard Pryor... Here and Now (1983)

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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

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Part live stand-up performance, part documentary, this film is one of comedian Richard Pryor's later stand-up performances. As foul-mouthed as ever, Pryor touches on most of the same topics as in his previous live shows.

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Richard Pryor's joke about the bartender telling him "We have no more fucking liquor!" was originally told on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) minus the F-word. See more »

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Richard Pryor: When I was on vacation in Africa, I went out in the country. Where you see some lions and shit. I'm talking about real lions, not them kind you be fucking with in the zoo. Hey, lion, motherfucker.
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Featured in TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) See more »

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Just be Good to Me
Written by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
Performed by The S.O.S. Band
Courtesy of Tabu Records
© 1983 Tabu Records Inc.
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13 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Richard Pryor Here and Now (1983)

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In my opinion this is Pryor at his very best as he plays New Orleans to a rather tough crowd who keeps interrupting the show. This is one of the funniest films I've ever seen with only a few jokes that miss their mark. The stuff (again) dealing with Pryor in Africa is terrific as are the jokes about him getting crabs, getting married countless times and the "life as a junkie" is nice as well. When the crowd interrupts the show you'd think this would hurt things but it actually helps since Pryor is so fast on his feet that he manages to bring even more laughs to the show by making fun of them.


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