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Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996)

The second HBO stand-up special by Chris Rock.

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Keith Truesdell

Writer:

Chris Rock
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Chris Rock ... Himself
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After two years of performing and refining his material in night clubs, Chris Rock launches his national tour. Written by Julien M.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1996 (USA) See more »

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Крис Рок: Дерзайте See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In closing credits, special thanks is given to "Little Penny". This was a puppet for which Rock provided the voice in a series of Nike commercials with Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway. 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!"
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Special Thanks - Little Penny See more »


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Touch Me, Tease Me
Composed by Mary J. Blige, Kenny "K-Smoove" Kornegay, Foxy Brown, Schooly-D,
Case, Daryl Young
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white guys like it...
29 June 2003 | by bsaccoSee all my reviews

What does this mean? Does Chris Rock make black people less intimidating to whites simply because he points out their weakness? Last time I saw "Live at the Appolo" on TV, all I saw was a lot of crotch-grabbing and swagger and not much thought-provoking thoughts like Chris Rock presents in this show. If your black, laugh at yourself. If your white, laugh too, but realize it's your everyday actions that "Bring the Pain."


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