Chris Rock - A Good-Enough Diploma

Bring the Pain Season 1, Ep 1 05/15/2016 Views: 914

After dropping out of high school, Chris Rock got a GED and went to community college, which is where he realized he knew nothing. (1:30)

I DROPPED OUTTA SCHOOL.

DROPPED OUT, SORRY.

GOT MYSELF A G.E.D.

YOU KNOW WHAT

"G.E.D." STANDS FOR ?

"GOOD ENOUGH DIPLOMA".

YOU KNOW A G.E.D. IS ( bleep ).

LET ME GET THIS STRAIGHT.

I CAN MAKE UP

FOUR YEARS IN SIX HOURS ?

( audience cheering )

YOU KNOW, AS SOON AS YOU GET

YOUR G.E.D.,

SOMEBODY ALWAYS GOT THE NERVE

TO GO,

NOW YOU CAN GO TO COLLEGE !

SLOW DOWN.

I THINK IT'S OBVIOUS HIGH SCHOOL

WAS BUSTING MY ASS.

YOU CAN'T GO TO NO COLLEGE

WITH NO G.E.D. !

ONLY COLLEGE YOU CAN GO TO WITH

A G.E.D. IS COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

YOU KNOW WHY THEY CALL IT

COMMUNITY COLLEGE ?

BECAUSE ANYBODY IN

THE COMMUNITY CAN GO.

A CRACKHEAD, PROSTITUTE,

DRUG DEALER, COME ON IN !

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

IS LIKE A DISCO WITH BOOKS.

HERE'S $10,

I WANNA GET MY LEARN ON !

SO I WAS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE,

I'M IN THERE.

FIGURED, LET ME TAKE SOME

( bleep ) I KNOW.

SO I TOOK A BLACK HISTORY CLASS.

I GOTTA KNOW THIS, RIGHT ?

I'M BLACK, RIGHT, RIGHT ?

I'LL GET A "B"

JUST FOR SHOWING UP, RIGHT ?

WRONG.

FAILED IT.

AIN'T THAT SOME SAD ( bleep ) ?

A BLACK MAN FAILING BLACK

HISTORY.

THAT'S SAD.

'CAUSE YOU KNOW FAT PEOPLE

DON'T FAIL COOKING !

THAT'S PAPRIKA !