e.phemera: Richard Pryor meets Jerry Lewis

There’s a veritable treasure trove of classic talk show moments on YouTube. Not only the Carson archives, but now also hundreds of interviews from The Merv Griffin Show. Hopefully you can ignore the annoying captions, and enjoy the moments.

Here’s a young Richard Pryor making quite an entrance, and then later, he gets to meet his comedy hero Jerry Lewis. It must have been quite something to have seen your idol laughing at something you just said.

Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor

One thought on “e.phemera: Richard Pryor meets Jerry Lewis

  • May 20, 2013 at 11:18 am

    I enjoyed it a lot – meeting ones idle can work both ways of course but he was brilliant

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