Vintage: Richard Pryor / Gil Scott-Heron, S1-E7


John and his guest, Steve Finn, discuss Richard Pryor's masterful stand-up, Futaba's origin story, the spiritual predecessor of "White Like Me", inspired commercial parodies, the enduring relevance of "Word Association", and Weekend Update's long tradition of mad libs features.

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  • Best moment: Chevy's racial epithet

  • Best sketch: Spud Beer & Samurai Hotel

  • MVP: Richard Pryor

  • Rating: 6 (typical)

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