Jeff Joseph - Rodney King

Larry Miller & Jeff Joseph Season 1, Ep 0107 02/24/1992 Views: 3,628

They said Rodney King was going 115 mph when they pulled him over. (1:44)

AND I DIDN'T BUY ITBECAUSE I NEEDED ONE.

I HAD AN OLD VOLKSWAGEN.

I JUST GOT TIRED OF PULLINGMY OLD VOLKSWAGEN

UP TO THOSE PEOPLEWITH THE BIG MERCEDES

AND GETTING THEIR ATTITUDE.

THEY JUST LOOK OVER AT YOU LIKE,"HI, SCUM.

( laughter )

"WHY MUST I LOOKUPON YOUR FAILURE?

WHY CAN'T YOU BE MORE LIKE ME?"

( laughter, applause )

ACTUALLY L.A. IS VERY DANGEROUS.

I CARRY A GUN IN MY CAR.

THAT WAY,IN CASE THE POLICE STOP ME

I CAN FEND THEM OFFUNTIL THE PRESS GETS THERE.

( applause and cheering )

RODNEY KING, BOY.

DID YOU WATCH ANY OF THIS TRIALWHICH WAS ON TELEVISION?

IT WAS INTERESTINGBECAUSE THEY SAID

THAT RODNEY WAS DRIVINGDOWN THE FREEWAY

DOING 115 MILES AN HOUR...

IN A HYUNDAI.

( laughter )

PEOPLE CONTACTEDTHE HYUNDAI COMPANY WHICH SAID

"DAMN, OUR CAR DOESN'T EVENFALL THAT FAST."

( laughter )

"SCHWINNS BEAT OUR ASS."

AND NOW, YOU KNOW,CHIEF OF POLICE DARYL GATES--

"THE FUHRER"--

HE WANTS TO COME OUTWITH A VIDEO

TO TEACH PEOPLE THE CORRECT WAYTO GET ARRESTED.

( laughter )

FIRST, STEP OUT OF YOUR CAR.

PUT YOUR HANDS BEHIND YOUR BACK.

KNOCK YOUR FOREHEAD AGAINST THEROOF OF THAT CAR 40 OR 50 TIMES.

IT'S VERY DISCOURAGING.