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Release Date:
1 June 1996 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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Rock's first concert is a Hoot ! See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Chris Rock ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nelson George ... Himself (uncredited)
Monteria Ivey ... Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Tony Rock ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Keith Truesdell 
 
Writing credits
Chris Rock (written by)

Produced by
Tom Bull .... producer
Sandy Chanley .... executive producer
Chris Rock .... executive producer
Michael Rotenberg .... executive producer
 
Film Editing by
Brian Schnuckel 
 
Makeup Department
Richard Gordon .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Scott Butler .... production manager
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Helene Haviland .... camera operator
Sarah Obermeier Kraatz .... electrician (as Sarah Obermeier)
Jon Purdy .... camera operator
 
Other crew
William J. Branca .... consultant
Curtis DeMartini .... assistant to producer
Doug Ramsey .... technical director
Mark Taylor .... production executive
 
Thanks
Jessica Banks .... special thanks
Dave Becky .... special thanks
William J. Branca .... very special thanks
Andrew Dice Clay .... special thanks
Malaak Compton .... special thanks
Chris Farley .... special thanks
Nelson George .... special thanks
Michael Gruber .... special thanks
Reginald Hudlin .... special thanks (as Reggie Hudlin)
Monteria Ivey .... special thanks
Bradley Jenkel .... special thanks (as Brad Jenkel)
Mario Joyner .... special thanks (as Mario Joiner)
Method Man .... special thanks (as Methodman)
Lorne Michaels .... special thanks
Eddie Murphy .... special thanks
Julius Rock .... dedicated to the memory of
Rose Rock .... special thanks
Tony Rock .... special thanks
Rick Rubin .... special thanks
Adam Sandler .... special thanks
Damon Wayans .... special thanks
Shawn Wayans .... special thanks (as Sean Wayans)
 

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58 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Andrew Dice Clay helped Rock prepare for the special. He helped Rock to take particular care in his stage presence and his wardrobe. Clay receives a special thanks in the closing credits.See more »
Quotes:
Chris Rock:We need prayer in the schools? We don't need prayer in the schools, we need the tossed salad man in schools. That'll straighten the kids out! "Hey, Jimmy, you got a D you know what you gotta do?" "No! No! I don't wanna toss the salad! I don't wanna! I'm goin' read! I'm goin' learn to read!"See more »
Soundtrack:
Touch Me, Tease MeSee more »

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Rock's first concert is a Hoot !, 26 October 2007
Author: Batkid1 from United States

While he is more popular for his recent concerts like "Never Scared" and "Bigger and Blacker" to his HBO T.V. Show as well as his early work on "Saturday Night Live," this is a must-own for any fan of the brilliant and daring Chris Rock.

This was his first "big" concert for the Home Box Office and it did deserve the Emmeys it got because it is very well written and will cause laughter to ensue every minute!

Rock wisely mixes his vulgar words along with his political views and general beliefs, thus, allowing each act to have a message behind it as well as the punchline getting executed 'no problem.'

While he is incredibly similar to his idol's Richard Pryor, George Carlin and Eddie Murphy, Chris relies less on "shock value" and doesn't repeat himself as often as other comedians do.

Recommended for people 16 and up ( contains strong language and brief sexual humor ).

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