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* FirstRuleOfTheYard: After Richard and Black Dynamite are thrown in the cell, the unprovoked Richard decides to issue ultimatum to the other cellmates that the improbably cool Black Dynamite will "whoop [their] ass[es]" if they try anything. [[TheUnwittingComedian Since everything Richard Pryor says elicits uncontrolled laughter to those around him]], any attempts at being serious falls flat.

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* IntimidatingRevenueService: Because of the extensive debt he owes the [=IRS=], Black Dynamite has been targeted by them and their various assassination attempts. This is especially troubling since they have been trying to kill him ''before'' the due date of his payment.


[[caption-width-right:350:Don't leave me hanging, brah!]]Upon discovering he owes the IRS $60,000 in taxes, Black Dynamite decides to take on a job and he will soon regret, escorting a drug-addled and emotionally unstable Creator/RichardPryor to the comedy performance on the sunset strip of his career.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Don't leave me hanging, brah!]]Upon discovering he owes the IRS $60,000 in taxes, Black Dynamite decides to take on a job and that he will soon regret, escorting a drug-addled and emotionally unstable Creator/RichardPryor to the comedy performance on the sunset strip of his career.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Don't leave me hanging, brah!]]Upon discovering he owes the IRS $60,000 in taxes, Black Dynamite decides to take on a job and he will soon regret, escorting a drug-addled and emotionally unstable Creator/RichardPryor to the comedy performance on the sunset strip of his career.

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* TheFarmerAndTheViper: When Black Dynamite's friends, hoes and the kids at the Whorephanage hear about Black Dynamite's tax trouble, they all pitch in and successfully accumulate the money he needs to pay off the [=IRS=]. Rather than appreciating their hard work and acts of kindness, Black Dynamite destroys the money and tells them all off for their collective-handout. It's implied that this is because he's a pimp, and that's what pimps do.
--> '''Black Dynamite:''' I'd take this money if I didn't need it, but now that I do need it, there ain't no way I'm gonna take it. [Tears the money up.] Now get back out there on that block and get that money I don't need.
* ItsSnowingCocaine: Richard Pryor is presented ''deep'' within his cocaine addiction. He was even able to snort an entire briefcase worth of coke within ''seconds'' with no obvious side-effects.
* TheThreeCertaintiesInLife: Death and taxes is a heavy theme in the episode. And by heavy, I mean that if you don't pay your taxes, the [=IRS=] ''will'' f#%#ing kill you!!! They even try to kill him in various ways before his taxes are even due!
* TheUnwittingComedian: Richard Pryor is SO hilarious, that anyone that hears him speak will laugh hysterically (except Black Dynamite, who has NoSenseOfHumor). It gets SO bad however, he tries to seriously threaten someone in jail, only for them to laugh in his face, not taking him seriously.

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