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Comedian Richard Pryor dead at 65


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:( Sad news indeed. What can you really say about a man that can easily be considered one of the greatest comedians to have walked on stage? I own just about every one of his concert DVD's. My favorite being Richard Pryor Live at the Sunset Strip which still makes me laugh to tears.


"Richard we're gonna WASH ya. It's going to feel so good. We're gonna WASH YOU and everything will be great!"



Another favorite of mine is Brewster's Millions. Yeah it's a low key film, but it's so damn watchable, and remains funny even today. I may have to throw that in this weekend. I only wish "Moving" were available on DVD as well. Another film that I can watch over and over.



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I loved Moving. Randy Quaid as the next door neighbor, priceless. Did you know the old man that was Arlows other neighbor was Rev. Bubba Flavel in Porkys 2: The Next Day? Another one of my faves was See No Evil, Hear No Evil. He made great partners with Gene Wilder. Also Richard was a co-writer of Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles (he came up with the character of Mungo:lmfao )

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Another one of my faves was See No Evil, Hear No Evil.

Oh such an excellent movie.


"You can hear me Dave. You can hear me!"






"Great. So now we're on a garbage barge floating nowhere."


"Is that what that smell is? I thought you let one go, and I didn't want to say anything."



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RIP Richard.


One of my favorite SNL skits that would never be allowed on network TV today...


Interviewer: Alright, Mr. Wilson, you've done just fine on the Rorshact.. your papers are in good order.. your file's fine.. no difficulties with your motor skills.. And I think you're probably ready for this job. We've got one more psychological test we always do here. It's just a Word Association.


I'll throw you out a few words - anything that comes to your mind, just throw back at me, okay? It's kind of an arbitrary thing. Like, if I say "dog",


you'd say..?


Mr. Wilson: "Tree".


Interviewer: "Tree". [ nods head, prepares the test papers ] "Dog".


Mr. Wilson: "Tree".


Interviewer: "Fast".


Mr. Wilson: "Slow".


Interviewer: "Rain".


Mr. Wilson: "Snow".


Interviewer: "White".


Mr. Wilson: "Black".


Interviewer: "Bean".


Mr. Wilson: "Pod".


Interviewer: [ casually ] "Negro".


Mr. Wilson: "Whitey".


Interviewer: "Tarbaby".


Mr. Wilson: [ silent, sure he didn't hear what he thinks he heard ] What'd you say?


Interviewer: [ repeating ] "Tarbaby".


Mr. Wilson: "Ofay".


Interviewer: "Colored".


Mr. Wilson: "Redneck".


Interviewer: "Junglebunny".


Mr. Wilson: [ starting to get angry ] "Peckerwood!"


Interviewer: "Burrhead".


Mr. Wilson: [ defensive ] "Cracker!"


Interviewer: [ aggressive ] "Spearchucker".


Mr. Wilson: "White trash!"


Interviewer: "Jungle Bunny!"


Mr. Wilson: [ upset ] "Honky!"


Interviewer: "Spade!


Mr. Wilson: [ really upset ] "Honky Honky!"


Interviewer: [ relentless ] "N!%%#r!"


Mr. Wilson: [ immediate ] "DEAD HONKY!" [ face starts to flinch ]


Interviewer: [ quickly wraps the interview up ] Okay, Mr. Wilson, I think you're qualified for this job. How about a starting salary of $5,000?


Mr. Wilson: Your momma!


Interviewer: [ fumbling ] Uh.. $7,500 a year?


Mr. Wilson: Your grandmomma!


Interviewer: [ desperate ] $15,000, Mr. Wilson. You'll be the highest paid janitor in America. Just, don't.. don't hurt me, please..


Mr. Wilson: Okay.


Interviewer: [ relieved ] Okay.


Mr. Wilson: You want me to start now?


Interviewer: Oh, no, no.. that's alright. I'll clean all this up. Take a couple of weeks off, you look tired.

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