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Paul Mooney in Why We Laugh

Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

2009 NR

Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg and other notables illuminate the evolution and cultural significance of African American comedy. Accompanying film clips explore the history of black humor from early minstrel shows to modern stand-up stars.

  • Paul Mooney in Shaq: All Star Comedy Jam: Dallas Shaq: All Star Comedy Jam: Dallas
  • Paul Mooney in Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
  • Paul Mooney in FTA FTA
  • Paul Mooney in The Richard Pryor Show The Richard Pryor Show
  • Paul Mooney in Bamboozled Bamboozled
  • Paul Mooney in Laffs from the Hood: Vol. 2 Laffs from the Hood: Vol. 2
  • Paul Mooney in If the Shoe Fits Wear It If the Shoe Fits Wear It
  • Paul Mooney in Paul Mooney: Know Your History Paul Mooney: Know Your History
  • Paul Mooney in Homie Spumoni Homie Spumoni