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Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999)

Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker features Rock on-stage extolling his razor-sharp wit and wisdom on such topics as gun control, President Clinton, homophobia, racism, black leaders, and relationships. Written by Anonymous

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10 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Both the album and the show won a Grammy and Emmy award, respectively. See more »

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About 34 minutes into it, when they cut to an audience member laughing, you can see the cameraman's shadow being cast on the audience member's chest. See more »

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Chris Rock: A bunch of girls think that you don't need no man to raise no child. Shut the fuck up with the bullshit! Yeah, you can do it without a man, but it don't mean it's to be done. Shit! You can drive a car with your feet if you want to; it don't mean it's a good fucking idea!
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Featured in 1 Night in Paris (2004) See more »

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Fuck The Police
Sung by NWA (as N.W.A.)
Written by Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E
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Best Stand-Up I've Seen
25 October 2004 | by (B.C, Canada) – See all my reviews

Chris Rock really brings it in Bigger & Blacker. He has his moments in this HBO special. Some parts drag along a bit but then he gets going and it by far makes up for it. He covers many topics such as marriage, politics, gun control, and other social issues. However i wouldn't recommend this show to anyone that can't stand some cursing. Okay a lot of cursing. Only other thing you might have to worry about is busting a gut from laughing so hard. This show was hilarious. I found it much better than "Never Scared". I wish there were more stand-ups like this out there. Rock puts many comics to shame.

10/10


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