Richard Pryor is cited as one of the greatest American comedians of all time, with a huge influence on comedy and this generation's top comics. He was one of the first black men ever on television and pioneered a new brand of humor. On this episode of :ICON, we delve into the life and legacy of Richard Pryor, often using his own words, to show us his lasting affect on American comedy and culture.

Aired: 11/23/2014 | 0:54:46