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Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge (8 Jul. 1996)

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Hilarious clips from his classic performances and a sobering interview with Pryor himself capture the genius and pathos of the revolutionary comic.

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Hilarious clips from his classic performances and a sobering interview with Pryor himself capture the genius and pathos of the revolutionary comic.

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Though originally broadcast through Arts & Entertainment's "Biography" series in 1996, the program was revised to include Pryor's December 10, 2005 death for subsequent broadcasts after that date. See more »

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