By Kyle Smith. Even so, his pointed, witty and thoughtful opening monologue at the Oscars was surprisingly rangy: Instead of picking one side or the other, he nailed both. Rock did exactly what comics are supposed to do: wrap the truth in an irresistible joke. He made both smug white Hollywood liberals and angry black protesters look bad. And why? Because we had real things to protest at that time.
In general, Americans suddenly seemed to become very interested in this video. He was shot in a park in Cleveland. After the death of Walter Scott in April , interest in the skit rose again. February brought another blip in searches when Rock hosted the Oscars, and delivered a speech that touched on police brutality.
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It was created by Chris Rock and featured various guests. It ran for five seasons from February 7, to November 25, The two "Best of" DVDs that were released were later repackaged into a single compilation in Seasons 1 and 2 were released as a DVD set in Most of the episodes were released uncut, however for contractual reasons the segment featuring The Artist Formerly Known as Prince has been removed from the first episode of Season 1.