Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999)

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Before he was the HBO stand-up comedian we all know and love, Chris Rock was on Saturday Night Live doing stand up comedy, expressing his feelings on crime, taxes, prison, holidays, and ... See full summary »

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Before he was the HBO stand-up comedian we all know and love, Chris Rock was on Saturday Night Live doing stand up comedy, expressing his feelings on crime, taxes, prison, holidays, and other topics of society. He also portrayed hilarious characters as Luther Campbell, Onski, Old Man Ernie, and the hilarious talk-show host Nat X! Written by Dylan Self <RobocopTNG986127@aol.com>

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Dennis Miller: Here with an editorial on taxes and crime is SNL news correspondent, Chris Rock.
Chris Rock: Thank you, Dennis. Before I started comedy, I used to work at McDonald's making minimum wage. You know what that means when someone pays you minimum wage? You know what your boss was trying to say? It's like, "Hey if I could pay you less, I would, but it's against the law." Now minimum wage used to come up to about $200 a week and then they'd take out $50 in taxes. That's alot of money if you're only making $200 a ...
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Okay, but misses two good Rock skits!
25 September 2002 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I thought this was an okay DVD, a good portion of the DVD is with Chris Rock as a Weekend Update correspondent. His updates on Arizona and Black VP are very good! The other skits are pretty good as well, but im my opinion this DVD missed two classic skits. First is the choice of Nat X in this DVD. They should have put the one with Vanilla Ice (Kevin Bacon) on this DVD. In my opinion that was a classic! Instead they put the one with Colin Powell (Meadows), Tori Spelling (Oteri), and Mike Tyson (Morgan).

Also the selection of the "new" version of I'm Chillin' kind of confused me. To me, I'm Chillin' is Rock (Onski) and Farley; I was a little disappointed not to see that combo of I'm Chillin' in this Best of Chris Rock DVD. But overall this is a good DVD, I just thought it didn't put in some of Chris Rock's best skits which downgrades this DVD a bit.


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