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'Chris Rock's Bring The Pain' Chronicles Rise Of A Comedy Titan05:54
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A new documentary from A&E titled “Chris Rock’s ‘Bring the Pain’ " details the early failures of stand-up comedy star Chris Rock and the 1996 HBO special,"Bring the Pain," that changed his career.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks to NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) about the 1996 special's lasting impact.

This segment aired on October 12, 2018.

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