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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

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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 »

Also Known As:

Chris Rock: Bring the Pain See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Andrew Dice Clay helped Rock prepare for the special. He helped Rock to take particular care in his stage presence and his wardrobe. Clay receives a special thanks in the closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Chris Rock: Now, we've got a lot of things. A lot of racism going on in the world right now. Who's more racist? Black people or white people? Black people. You know why? 'Cuz we hate black people too! Everything white people don't like about black people, black people really don't like about black people. There's some shit going on with black people. It's like the civil war going on with black people, and there's two sides. There's black people and niggas. The niggas have got to go! Everytime black people ...
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Crazy Credits

Special Thanks - Little Penny See more »

Alternate Versions

In April 8th, 1997, audio from Bring the Pain was remade into Chris Rock's album: Roll With The New, featuring original skits including Dave Chappelle reprising his role from the Nutty Professor in two skits. See more »

Connections

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Funniest One Hour of Television
26 August 2003 | by rikitikiSee all my reviews

I wasn't a Chris Rock fan until I saw this show. I'd catch just a few moments of the show while channel surfing, and didn't think much of it. One night, out of boredom I watched a few minutes of his material and was floored. I couldn't believe how funny he was. On further airings I caught the complete show, and discovered his humour also contained cutting social insights which added to the humor.


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