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The Richard Pryor Show, Vol. 1
The Richard Pryor Show Vol 1
Actors: Richard Pryor, Allegra Allison, Sandra Bernhard, Vic Dunlop, Jimmy Martinez
Genres: Comedy, Television
NR     2004     1hr 0min

One of the most talked-about comedy shows ever, this hilarious collection of classic laughs became a legend during its showings on NBC and now returns on DVD for a new generation! Guests include John Belushi and Maya Angel...  more »

     
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Actors: Richard Pryor, Allegra Allison, Sandra Bernhard, Vic Dunlop, Jimmy Martinez
Creator: Richard Pryor
Genres: Comedy, Television
Sub-Genres: Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Comedy
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 03/23/2004
Original Release Date: 09/13/1977
Theatrical Release Date: 09/13/1977
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Nowhere near his best work
N. Brown | 02/09/2010
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I don't have to reiterate the comic genius of Richard Pryor, but it is also a reality that the material of gifted talented artists cannot be manipulated or edited because it destroys the very essence of the talent, and whats left is only a very poor representation of the gift itself. Thats what NBC did in this case. Clearly Richard was too "raw" for TV in the 1970s, and so this should have never been attempted. The failure of the show, when Richard himself cancelled it out of frustration, only confirmed this. The only good episode was the "Richard Pryor Special" which is not included with Vol 1 or 2. True Pryor fans will only be disappointed with these DVDs...I know I was, and I have been a fan his entire career. Better off buying his "Live" concerts which are classics!"